Peter Chapman

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Brief Life History of Peter

Peter Chapman was born in United Kingdom as the son of Horace William Chapman and Rose Chapman.

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Horace William Chapman
1902–
Rose Chapman
Carol Chapman
Judith Chapman
Kieth Chapman
Patricia Chapman
Peter Chapman
Rosemary Chapman

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    World Events (3)

    1924

    First UK government led by the Labor party under Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald.

    1940

    Winston Churchill becomes prime minister. British fighter pilots repel German air attacks in the Battle of Britain. London and other cities badly damaged in German bombing raids.

    1945

    The UK becomes a permanent member of the UN Security Council.

    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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