Judson William Chapman

5 July 1900–7 August 1951 (Age 51)
Anderson, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Judson William

When Judson William Chapman was born on 5 July 1900, in Anderson, South Carolina, United States, his father, James Davis Chapman, was 39 and his mother, Janie May Weston, was 33. He married Zena Hazelton on 11 July 1919, in Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 7 August 1951, in Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 51.

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Judson William Chapman
Zena Hazelton
Marriage: 11 July 1919
Paul Haselton Chapman
Judson William Chapman

Spouse and Children

11 July 1919
Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, United States


Parents and Siblings

    James Davis Chapman





World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1901 · Theodore Roosevelt becomes the Twenty-sixth President of the United States

Age 1

After the Assassination of William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt was sworn in as the Twenty-sixth President of the United States. During his first term he didn't have a Vice President but for his second term Charles W. Fairbanks filled the position.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 16

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a merchant or trader, Middle English chapman, Old English cēapmann, a compound of cēap ‘barter’, ‘bargain’, ‘price’, ‘property’ + mann ‘man’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Judson W Chapman in entry for Dr James Davis Chapman, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Judson William Chapman - Government record: death: 7 August 1951; Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, United States

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