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Japhet Chapin
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Birth: Aug. 15, 1642
Springfield
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Feb. 20, 1712
Springfield
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA

Japhat is the son of Samuel Deacon Chapin and Cicely Penny.He married (1) Abilenah COOLEY 22 Jul 1664, daughter of Samuel COOLEY. He married (2) Dorothy ROOT 31 May 1711, of Enfield, Connecticut.
Japhet Chapin probably for time resided in Milford, Connecticut. John Pynchon deeded land in Springfield to him in 1669. He was engaged in the battle with the Indians at Turners Falls in 1676 and was a deacon in the church in Springfield. Japhet was baptised 15 Oct 1642.(Source: The Chapin Book of Genealogical Data Of the Descendants of Deacon Samuel Chapin by Gilbert Warren Chapin; pg. 3)
Children of Japhet CHAPIN and Abilenah COOLEY are:

i.Samuel CHAPIN, b. 4 Jul 1665; d. 19 Oct 1729.
ii.Sarah CHAPIN, b. 15 Mar 1668; d. 23 Nov 1747.
iii.Thomas CHAPIN, b. 20 May 1671; d. 27 Aug 1755.
iv.John CHAPIN, b. 14 May 1674; d. 1 Jun 1759.
v.Ebenezer CHAPIN, b. 26 Jun 1676;d. 13 Dec 1772
vi.Hannah CHAPIN, b. 21 Jun 1679; d. 7 Jul 1679.
vii.Hannah CHAPIN, b. 18 Jul 1680; d. 30 Sep 1765.
viii.David CHAPIN, b. 16 Nov 1682; d. 17 Jul 1772.
 (bio by: Barbara Chapin) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Samuel Chapin (1598 - 1675)
 
 Spouse:
  Abilene Cooley Chapin (1643 - 1711)*
 
 Children:
  Thomas Chapin (1671 - 1755)*
  John Chapin (1674 - 1759)*
  Ebenezer Chapin (1677 - 1772)*
  David Chapin (1682 - 1772)*
  Jonathan Chapin (1688 - 1761)*
 
 Siblings:
  Catherine Chapin Bliss Gilbert Marshfield (1627 - 1712)*
  Henry Chapin (1630 - 1718)*
  Josiah Chapin (1634 - 1726)*
  Japhet Chapin (1642 - 1712)
  Hannah Chapin Hitchcock (1644 - 1711)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Mr.
Japhat
Chapin dy'd (sic)
on Febr ye 20
1712 aged 70
year
 
Note: Grave moved from Old Elm Street / Old Court Square Burial Ground in 1848.
 
Burial:
Springfield Cemetery
Springfield
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Willow Avenue 1-10
 
Maintained by: Sharon W
Originally Created by: John P OCONNOR
Record added: May 01, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36605785
Japhet Chapin
Added by: Barbara Chapin
 
Japhet Chapin
Added by: John P OCONNOR
 
Japhet Chapin
Added by: John P OCONNOR
 
 
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- Keeper of the Stars
 Added: May. 15, 2014
Sons of the American Revolution Numbers 16238, 9854 & 77287.
- sgclose1
 Added: Feb. 14, 2014
Deacon Japhet Chapin, son of Samuel & Cicely, lived for a time in Milford, CT. He fought in the 18 May 1676 Battle of Turner's Falls, where the Indians were defeated folling their burning of Springfield in Oct 1675, King Philip's War See:Winthrop McKins...(Read more)
- sgclose1
 Added: Feb. 14, 2014
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