Elizabeth Chapman

4 April 1773–8 October 1818
Hawnby, Yorkshire, England

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Chapman was christened on 4 April 1773, in Hawnby, Yorkshire, England, her father, James Chapman, was 47 and her mother, Ann Appleby, was 42. She married Thomas Wilson on 23 March 1805, in Hawnby, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She died on 8 October 1818, in Cowesby, North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 45.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Wilson
1777–
Elizabeth Chapman
1773–1818
Marriage: 23 March 1805
Ann Wilson
1806–
Sarah Wilson
1808–
Elizabeth Wilson
1810–
Thomas Wilson
1815–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 March 1805
Hawnby, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(4)

    Ann Wilson

    Female1806–Female

    Sarah Wilson

    Female1808–Female

    Elizabeth Wilson

    Female1810–Female

    Thomas Wilson

    Male1815–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (6)

1775 · The Shot Heard Around the World

"On April 18, 1775, a shot known as the ""shot heard around the world"" was fired between American colonists and British troops in Lexington, Massachusetts. This began the American War for Independence. Fifteen months later, Thomas Jefferson penned the Declaration of Independence. The Treaty of Paris was signed in September 1783 which ended the war. The colonies were no longer under British rule. Many who fought for the British fled to Canada, the West Indies, and some to England."
1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.
1789 · The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

"Former slave Olaudah Equiano settled in London and published his autobiography titled ""The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano."" Equiano learned to read and write and converted to Christianity. His autobiography is one of the oldest published works by an African-American writer."

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Elizabeth Chapman, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Elizabeth in entry for Thomas Wilson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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