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William Washington Chapman
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Birth: 1793
Newberry County
South Carolina, USA
Death: 1861
Ariton
Dale County
Alabama, USA

Rev. William W Chapman was a Methodist circuit rider who came to Alabama from Georgia about 1840. He had married Elizabeth Hester in 1813, and they had five children: Nancy Matilda, Thomas Richard, James S, Sarah Ann, and Owen Green. They finally settled in Dale County, Alabama, having purchased land where the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery is today.

After Elizabeth died in 1855, William married Rebeckah Ann Rhodes Lucas, widow of George W. Lucas. William and Rebeckah were married for about four years before he died, and had no children together.

Sometime after William's death in 1861, his oldest son Thomas Richard Chapman donated land for the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, and became the first person buried there, in 1865.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Giles A Chapman (1748 - 1819)
  Mary Summers Chapman (1758 - 1813)
 
 Spouses:
  Rebeckah Rhodes Chapman (1813 - 1876)
  Elizabeth Hester Chapman (1795 - 1855)*
 
 Children:
  Nancy Matilda Chapman Warr (1812 - 1896)*
  Thomas Richard Chapman (1815 - 1865)*
  James S Chapman (1838 - 1865)*
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph Chapman (1776 - 1858)*
  Elijah Chapman (1778 - 1848)*
  Elizabeth Chapman Elmore (1784 - 1839)*
  John Nathan Chapman (1788 - 1854)*
  Giles Chapman (1791 - 1831)*
  William Washington Chapman (1793 - 1861)
  Daniel B Chapman (1795 - 1872)*
  Samuel Chapman (1797 - 1876)*
  Lewis Chapman (1800 - 1860)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Universalist Cemetery
Ariton
Dale County
Alabama, USA
Plot: buried in unmarked grave
 
Created by: Martha
Record added: Jan 23, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83915249
William Washington Chapman
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