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William W Chapman
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Birth: Sep. 24, 1840
Edgar County
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 30, 1919, USA

William W. Chapman, son of Ruth (Hurst) and Robert C. Chapman, Jr., was born in Edgar County, Illinois on September 24, 1840, and died on Oct. 30, 1919. He married Hannah M. Roberts on April 21, 1861, the ceremony being performed by her father, Franklin Roberts, Justice of the Peace, at his residence. To this union twelve children were born, with six surviving: Quincy, Stella, Victor, Mary, Essie, Silas. Ida, Alice, Anna, William, Emily and an infant passed away.

Surviving besides the six children were seventeen grandchildren; William Ault, Pearl Hammer, Cora Glidewell, Stella Carter, Bertha Mills, Ruth Mills, Harry Mills, Roy Chapman, Doyt Barkley, Durward Barkley, Kenneth Barkley, Donald Barkley, Harner Barkley, Freda Barkley and Clell Chapman; three brothers, Robert Hiram Chapman, Ed Chapman of Washington and Dr. Joseph Chapman of Wheeler; two sisters, Emily Collins of Yale and Jane Chesnut of Bogota.

Mr. Chapman came to Grandville Township, Illinois, with his parents from Bloomfield, Illinois, in 1848. He served more than three years in Company E, 97th Illinois Infantry. He was buried at Hazel Dell, Illinois, by the side of his wife, who died in March, 1917. The ceremony was conducted by Reverend McCash of Hazel Dell, a comrade and old friend of his.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert C Chapman (1821 - 1897)
  Ruth Hurst Chapman (1822 - 1904)
 
 Spouse:
  Hannah M Roberts Chapman (1842 - 1917)*
 
 Children:
  Ida A Chapman (1862 - 1873)*
  Alice O Chapman Roan (1866 - 1890)*
  Quincy Gilmore Chapman (1868 - 1955)*
  William E Chapman (1871 - 1878)*
  Mary Ruth Chapman Barkley (1873 - 1952)*
  Victor Chapman (1877 - 1919)*
  Emily J Chapman Mills (1879 - 1898)*
  Josiah Silas Chapman (1885 - 1964)*
  Infant Son Chapman (1889 - 1889)*
 
 Siblings:
  William W Chapman (1840 - 1919)
  Thomas Smith Chapman (1842 - 1905)*
  Henry Harrison Chapman (1846 - 1911)*
  Mary Ann Chapman Warren (1850 - 1869)*
  Joseph C Chapman (1855 - 1925)*
  Hiram F Chapman (1857 - 1932)*
  Emily Chapman Collins (1858 - 1935)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hazel Dell Cemetery (South)
Hazel Dell
Cumberland County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Avice
Record added: Nov 21, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31596579
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