Dalton Chapman

Brief Life History of Dalton

When Dalton Chapman was born on 11 October 1911, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Brownlow Chapman, was 33 and his mother, Ida Virginia Pyatte, was 28. He lived in Civil District 2, Washington, Tennessee, United States in 1920. He died on 26 February 1966, in United States, at the age of 54.

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Family Time Line

Brownlow Chapman
1878–1949
Ida Virginia Pyatte
1883–1981
Leela Chapman
1902–1904
Rubert Chapman
1904–1906
German Lister Chapman
1907–1993
Miles Preston Chapman
1909–1975
Dalton Chapman
1911–1966

Sources (1)

  • Dalton Chapman in household of Walter Chapman, "United States Census, 1920"

World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

1927

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a merchant or trader, Middle English chap(pe)man, chepman, Old English cēapmann, cēpemann, a compound of cēap ‘barter, bargain, price, property’ + mann ‘man’.

Jewish: adopted probably for a like-sounding or like-meaning name in some other European language; see for example Kaufman .

History: This name was brought independently to North America from England by numerous different bearers from the 17th century onward. John Chapmen (sic) was one of the free planters who assented to the ‘Fundamental Agreement’ of the New Haven Colony on June 4, 1639.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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