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Nicholas Chapman
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Birth: 1758
Baltimore County
Maryland, USA
Death: 1851
Burke County
North Carolina, USA

Marriage record revealed Nicholas Chapman and Sarah Selah married on December 17, 1787 in Rutherford County, North Carolina.

Nicholas was about twenty-nine and Sarah was about twenty when they married.

The 1780 census revealed Nicholas Chapman was living in Rowan County, North Carolina.

The 1790 census revealed they were living in Burke County, North Carolina. Household members: Nicholas Chapman (over 16), wife - Sarah, George & John (under 16) and Sarah.

The 1800 census revealed they were living in Lincoln County, North Carolina. Household members: Nicholas Chapman (26-44), Sarah (26-44), George & John (10-15) and James & Robert (under 10).

The 1810 census revealed household members: Nichs Chapman (45 & over), James (16-25), Robert (10-15), Joshua (under 10), Sarah (16-25), Mary (under 10) and eight slaves. *Error, his wife, Sarah (43) was not listed on the census.

The 1820 census revealed six household members were engaged in agriculture. They were living in Burke County, North Carolina. Household members: Archolas Chapman (45 & over), Sarah (45 & over), Joshua (16-25), one male (under 10), Sarah (26-44), Mary (10-15) and eight slaves.

The 1830 census revealed household members: Nic Chapman (70-79), Sarah (60-69), one male (10-14), and six slaves.

{{Pension Application dated July 23, 1833 revealed Nicholas Chapman (75) lived in Rowan County, North Carolina when he volunteered to serve in the Army in the Revolutionary War.

First - (October 1778 to Mar 1779), he was to serve five months as a private with Capt. James Nichols with Gen. Rutherford's Militia Regt in North Carolina. Circumstances required them to serve six months.

Second - (fall of 1779), he was to serve three months but two of the months he was awagoneer.

Third - (spring of 1780), he served for 22 days guarding prisoners.

After his service, Nicholas lived in Rowan County for eight years, Rutherford County for one year, Burke County for three years and Lincoln County for twenty years before settling in Burke County.}}

Their known children:

George Chapman (b.1788 1863)
Sarah Chapman (b.1789)
John Nathan Chapman (b.1790)
James C. Chapman (b.1792 d.1860)
Robert Chapman (b.1797 d.1845)
Joshua Chapman (b.1802 d.1880)
Mary G. Chapman (Hoyle)(b.1809 d.1874)

They had been married about fifty-three years when Sarah died in 1840.

The 1840 census revealed Nicholas was a widower and was living West of North Fork in Burke County, North Carolina. Two household members were engaged in agriculture. Household members: Nic Chapman (80-89) and two slaves. His sons; James and George and families lived in the third and forth house away on one side and his daughter, Mary Hoyle and family lived eight houses away on the other side.

Pension certificate granted June 13, 1849 included arrears from 1831 at the rate of $20 per year.

The 1850 census revealed Nicholas was a widower and his real estate value was $150. Nicholas was born in Maryland. His grandson, John and family lived with him. Household members: Nicholas Chapman (95), John N. (28), Phoeba (30), George (10), William (9), Malachi (5), Nancy (2) and Sylvester (11/12). His son, Robert and family lived next door.

The 1850 Slave Schedule for Burke County, North Carolina revealed Nich Chapman had one male slave aged 63.

Pension notification of death dated May 11, 1852 revealed John Hoyle was born 1758 in Baltimore, Maryland and died July 25, 1851 in Burke County, North Carolina. John had no widow and surviving children were: George Chapman, James Chapman, Robert Chapman, Joshua Chapman, John Chapman and Mary Hoil.

Nicholas lived to about age 93.



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 Parents:
  Eurith Barnes Chapman (1726 - 1809)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Sealy Chapman (1767 - 1840)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Chapman Hoyle (1809 - 1874)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Continental Line Revolutionary War
 
Burial:
Old Antioch Methodist Cemetery
Burke County
North Carolina, USA
 
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Record added: Dec 03, 2011
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- Lanie
 Added: Aug. 9, 2014
It has been a twisted path to a Revolutionary War ancestor. We are grateful and salute you!
- Gary and Lyndon
 Added: Oct. 22, 2013
Gone but not forgotten! Trying to find and follow your life's story to keep it from being lost!
- Stacey Chapman
 Added: May. 24, 2012
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