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Davis Hancock Chapman
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Birth: Jul. 17, 1907
Colorado County
Texas, USA
Death: Jul. 20, 1956
Colorado County
Texas, USA

Davis Hancock Chapman son of Sam Dave and Cornet Vanlee (Hancock) Chapman.Davis Hancock Chapman married Maxine Carma Wainright.
son Sam Davis Chapman
memorial #7524962

A brain injury suffered in a fall two days earlier became fatal for Davis H. Chapman 49,a few minutes after he had entered Youens Hospital last Friday morning.

He had fallen on a foot-bridge Wednesday night,and by Friday morning was in such pain that he sought help at Youens,Cummins & Fuller Clinic.Advised he needed hospital care,he went home and packed a small bag and entered the hospital.He died less than 10 minutes later,of internal bleeding in the skull.

Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at Hubbard Funeral Home,with Rev. Howard Parshall,Baptist pastor,officiating.Burial was in the Masonic Cemetery.

Pall bearers were Chas. Herder Jr.,Chas. Allen,Rafael Veselka,H.A. (Rod) Matthews,C.L. Bittner and Harvey Knebel Jr.

Except for a few years in Houston,Mr.Chapman had been a lifelong resident of Weimar.He had been employed at Herder Truck Lines here since about 1941.Born here July 17,1907,he was a son of Mr. and Mrs.Sam D. Chapman.He married Miss Maxine Wainright at Eagle Lake in 1927.

She survives,along with their son,Sam Davis Chapman of Houston,now in Korea with the Mariens;six sisters,Mrs.Walter Huntley of Beaumont,Mrs.J.F. Bauer,Mrs.R.R. Shackelford and Mrs.Van Lee Sanford of Houston,Mrs.Tom Penick of Austin,and Mrs.S.A. McIvor of Los Angeles,Calif.;three brothers,Aubrey I. Chapman of Columbus,Sidney B. Chapman of Waco and S.D. Chapman of Houston;and a number of nephews and nieces.

Weimar Mercury,July 27,1956 
Family links: 
  Sam Dave Chapman (1867 - 1915)
  Cornet Vanlee Hancock Chapman (1867 - 1927)
  Maxine Carma Adams (1916 - 1989)
  Sybil Chapman Huntley (1892 - 1972)*
  Georgia Chapman Bauer (1894 - 1975)*
  Aubrey Irwin Chapman (1896 - 1965)*
  Sidney Boyd Chapman (1897 - 1983)*
  Irma Chapman Shackelford (1900 - 1987)*
  Velma Chapman Penick (1902 - 2002)*
  Alma Chapman McIvor (1904 - 1990)*
  Davis Hancock Chapman (1907 - 1956)
  Van Lee Chapman Sanford (1908 - 1991)*
  Sam David Chapman (1910 - 1983)*
*Calculated relationship
Weimar Masonic Cemetery
Colorado County
Texas, USA
Plot: Lot 149 space 5
Created by: darla halley
Record added: Nov 04, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 119824379
Davis Hancock Chapman
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- texnative
 Added: Apr. 24, 2014

- darla halley
 Added: Nov. 9, 2013

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