|Birth: ||Jul. 12, 1752|
|Death: ||Aug., 1822|
Ruhamah Chapline Thompson was one of the nine children of Sharpsburg, Md. founder Joseph Chapline and his wife Ruhama Williams Chapline. She was most likely the wife of
Capt. Alex Thompson. They were married 12 Sept. 1785.
Her sister, Deborah, also married a Thompson and there is conflicting information about who married whom. Deborah Chapline most likely married John Thompson, possibly Alex's brother, 3 April 1783.
Source: "Maryland Records Colonial, Revolutionary, County and Church from Original Sources, Vol. II," by Gaius Marcus Brumbaugh,(1928) page 534. List of marriages performed by Rev.George Young between 1777 and 1785.
In 1889 the bodies of Alex Thompson and his parents were removed from their original burial place, at the Chapline Farm outside of Sharpsburg in Washington County, Md., by John P. Smith and Henry Burgan (the first superintendent of Mountain View Cemetery). They now rest at Mountain View.
In April 1893 a great-great niece of Joseph Chapline, Maria J. Liggett Dare, had the remains of the other Chapline family members buried at the Chapline Farm Cemetery moved to Mountain View. Her mother, Louvisa Chapline Liggett, paid for the monument which marks the graves of Joseph Chapline and his wife and some of their children.
Joseph Chapline (1707 - 1768)
Ruhama Williams Chapline (1717 - 1796)
Alex Thompson (____ - 1815)
Mountain View Cemetery
Created by: Michael I. Chapline
Record added: Jul 04, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93056659