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James Peto "Cap'n Jim" Chaplin, II
Birth: May 25, 1845
Colleton County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Oct. 14, 1919
Savannah
Chatham County
Georgia, USA

He was born on Ladys Island, South Carolina. When the War Between the States begin, at the age of 16, he came to Savannah from his home on Piney Island, South Carolina to enlist in the Confederate Army. He was told he was too young, and he should return home. Instead he joined the Savannah Cadets, which was founded in 1861 by his future father-in-law, Captain Richard Dennis Millen. After serving in the Savannah Cadets for a time, he went to Beaufort, South Carolina where he enlisted in the Beaufort Volunteer Artillery. He was a canoneer.

On March 11 1883 he married Tullulah "Lou" Millen in the Church of the Cross Episcopal Church in Blufton,South Carolina. They raised 6 children on Daufuskie Island, where Capn. Jim had some acreage and also a permit to harvest oysters commercially.

In 1917 he was kicked in the chest by a horse that was eating Lou's prized roses. After that they moved to Savannah and lived out their lives
 
 
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 Parents:
  James Peto Chaplin (1818 - 1865)
  Mary Catherine Rhodes Chaplin (1824 - 1891)
 
 Spouse:
  Tallulah Clifford Millen Chaplin (1857 - 1939)*
 
 Children:
  Virginia Susan Chaplin Wright (1884 - 1976)*
  James Peto Chaplin (1886 - 1976)*
  Robert Lee Chaplin (1888 - 1979)*
  Mary Harriet Chaplin Robertson (1891 - 1977)*
 
 Siblings:
  Harriett Louise Chaplin Fripp (1841 - 1912)*
  Margaret Elizabeth Chaplin Fripp (1843 - 1905)*
  James Peto Chaplin (1845 - 1919)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
[He shares this stone with his wife]
CHAPLIN
James Peto
May 25, 1845
Oct. 14, 1919 ...
He giveth His beloved sleep
 
Burial:
Laurel Grove Cemetery (North)
Savannah
Chatham County
Georgia, USA
Plot: 424
 
Maintained by: Joyce Baughn
Originally Created by: jdh12
Record added: Nov 17, 2001
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James Peto Cap'n Jim Chaplin, II
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James Peto Cap'n Jim Chaplin, II
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James Peto Cap'n Jim Chaplin, II
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Rest in peace Cap'n Jim, you did your part and then some. You are still remembered with love.
- Joyce Baughn
 Added: Feb. 21, 2012

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 Added: Dec. 26, 2009

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