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Capt Henry Chapin
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Birth: Jan. 25, 1630
Berry Pomeroy
Devon, England
Death: Aug. 15, 1718
Springfield
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA

Henry was a sea captain, also served 7 years in the Royal Navy. He died in Springfield, but had his body shipped back to Paignton, Devonshire for burial-- odd at first glance because his parents were bur in the New World. However the note I have on his gf is "Paignton, Devonshire, buried at sea"-- so perhaps the Royal Naval connection took precedence for him. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Samuel Chapin (1598 - 1675)
  Cicely Penny Chapin (1601 - 1682)
 
 Spouse:
  Bethia Cooley Chapin (1643 - 1711)
 
 Siblings:
  Catherine Chapin Marshfield (1627 - 1712)*
  Henry Chapin (1630 - 1718)
  Josiah Chapin (1634 - 1726)**
  Japhet Chapin (1642 - 1712)**
  Hannah Chapin Hitchcock (1644 - 1711)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Body buried at sea
Specifically: Henry served in the Royal Navy, as did his grandfather. Paignton is right on the coast, which also makes sense.
 
Created by: Bill Velde
Record added: May 18, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70018958
Capt Henry Chapin
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Capt Henry Chapin
Added by: Bill Velde
 
 
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