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Nancy Gibbs "Nannie" Sommerville Chapin
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Birth: Oct. 28, 1798
Clarksburg
Harrison County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Aug. 13, 1843
Clarksburg
Harrison County
West Virginia, USA

Nancy Gibbs Chapin was the daughter of Joseph Sommerville and his second wife Elizabeth. Her father Joseph was one of 5 brothers who emigrated to America from Gransha near Londonderry in Northern Ireland. Nancy Gibbs was named after the deceased fiance of her Uncle William Sommerville who settled in Martinsburg. Nancy had at least 9 siblings, Col John Sommerville, Robert M Sommerville killed at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend in 1814, Dr. Maxwell Sommerville who died in 1836 in Philadelphia, William Sommerville who died in Havana in 1811, Mrs Rue Pindall, Mrs Daniel Morris, Mrs Stephen Morgan, Elizabeth Sommerville & Joseph Sommerville who died in Bath.
Nancy was given in marriage by her brother Maxwell. She was the 1st wife of Phineas Chapin. Phineas Chapin was originally from Massachusetts and relocated to Clarksburg as a land agent. He studied law with his brother-in-law James Pindall and was later clerk of the court, and a founding member of the local Presbyterian church. Nancy and Phineas were the parents of 8 children all born between 1820-35. 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Sommerville (1748 - 1814)
  Elizabeth Faulkner Sommerville (____ - 1826)
 
 Spouse:
  Phineas Chapin (1792 - 1857)
 
 Children:
  Emily Byrd Chapin Bartlett (1822 - 1902)*
 
 Siblings:
  Robert M Sommerville (____ - 1814)*
  William Sommerville (____ - 1811)*
  Joseph Sommerville (____ - 1797)*
  Barbara Sommerville Morris (____ - 1850)*
  Sarah Sommerville Morgan (1770 - 1836)**
  Elizabeth Sommerville (1780 - ____)*
  John Sommerville (1783 - 1836)*
  Maxwell Sommerville (1790 - 1836)*
  Nancy Gibbs Sommerville Chapin (1798 - 1843)
  Ruhamah Sommerville Pindall (1798 - 1829)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Daniel Davisson Dar Cemetery
Clarksburg
Harrison County
West Virginia, USA
 
Maintained by: connie jansen
Originally Created by: Jennifer Selfridge
Record added: Apr 07, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13883989
Nancy Gibbs Nannie <i>Sommerville</i> Chapin
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Nancy Gibbs Nannie <i>Sommerville</i> Chapin
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 Added: May. 25, 2015
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 Added: Oct. 17, 2014

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