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John Grant Chapman
Birth: Jul. 5, 1798
La Plata
Charles County
Maryland, USA
Death: Dec. 10, 1856
Charles County
Maryland, USA

US Congressman. John was tutored at home, then attended a college in Pennsylvania in 1812 and 1813. He graduated from Yale in 1817; studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1819. He commenced practice in Port Tobacco,Md.He also engaged in agricultural pursuits. He was a member of the State house of delegates from 1824 to 1832 and from 1843 to 1844. He served as speaker from 1826 to 1829 and again in 1844. He was a member of the State senate from 1832 to 1836 and served as president of that body. He served in the State militia and was unsuccessful candidate for Governor of Maryland in 1844. He was elected Whig to the Twenty-ninth and Thirtieth Congresses. He resumed law practice in Port Tobacco and was president of the State constitutional convention in 1851. He died on his sister's estate,"Waverly", interment at St.Johns, a family estate until he was moved to Mt. Rest. 
 
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  George Pearson Chapman (1837 - 1853)*
 
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To the memory of - of Charles County, Md. S/o Col. Sam'l & Elizabeth Parker Chapman - And I heard a voice from heaven saying unto me write, blessed are the dead which die in the Lord from henceforth; yea saith the Spirit that they may rest from their labours and their works do follow them. Rev. XIV:13

 
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Mount Rest Cemetery
La Plata
Charles County
Maryland, USA
Plot: SE lot 113 site 2
 
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Record added: May 29, 2003
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