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Ward Chapin
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Birth: 1872
Olean
Cattaraugus County
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 18, 1894
Houston County
Texas, USA

Ward Chapin's death and funeral details are documented in a newspaper article in the Brownsville TX Daily Herald on 19 Sep 1894.

He drowned after his horse was startled and stomped him to death while Ward was watering him at Fort Brown in Houston Co., TX.

Ward originally was interred in a military cemetery on an island at the Fort. However, the remains of all soldiers were disinterred and relocated to the Alexandria National Cemetery at Pineville, LA in 1911. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Nathaniel Foster Chapin (1827 - 1898)
  Elizabeth Pancoast Chapin (1831 - 1887)
 
 Siblings:
  Edwin Manly Chapin (____ - 1916)*
  Cyrus Foster Chapin (1853 - 1926)*
  Fred Chapin (1858 - 1938)*
  Adaline Chapin Mendenhall (1860 - 1925)*
  Immogene Chapin Nutz (1869 - 1892)*
  Esther Chapin Finn (1871 - 1948)*
  Ward Chapin (1872 - 1894)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Alexandria National Cemetery
Pineville
Rapides Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: Dee Burris Blakley
Record added: Feb 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65553965
Ward Chapin
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- Dee Burris Blakley
 Added: Jun. 28, 2015

- Dee Burris Blakley
 Added: Jun. 21, 2013

- Dee Burris Blakley
 Added: Feb. 12, 2011
 
 
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