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Lucretia Winslow Chapman
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Birth: 1788
Barre Plains
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: 1841
Hamilton County
Ohio, USA

Daughter of Zenas Winslow and Abigail Clark Winslow. Descendant of Edward Winslow from England.

Wife of Dr. William Chapman. Married in August 1818 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
In 1831, she was widowed at age 43 years. Her husband was murdered with the poison, arsenic.

Mother of 5 children - Abby Ann, John, Lucretia, Mary and William Chapman.

Wife of "Lino" Carolino Amalia Espos y Mina. Married 5 July 1831 in New York.

Fell in love at age 16 with Mark Holman and was engaged to be married in 1804. He soon left her for college.
In September 1813, after 5 years of teaching at the Cape, she decided to travel south via carriage, to become a School Teacher in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She first worked at Bergerac School, then Charles LeBrun's Boarding School. At LeBrun's Lucretia learned how to play piano, sing and advanced her French language skills. In 1817 she opened "Lucretia's Young Ladies Seminary" and began to teach on her own. A few years after she married, her family moved to Andalusia, Pennsylvania on 4 acres. She changed the name of her school to "Andalusia Boarding School for Young Ladies" and William began the U.S. Institution for the Treatment of Defective Utterance.

She was tall (5'10"), with curly, auburn hair.

Lived to age 53 years.
Family links: 
  Zenas Winslow (1741 - 1809)
  Abigail Clark Winslow (1748 - 1830)
  William Chapman (1778 - 1831)*
  Carolino Amalia Espos y Mina (1809 - 1832)*
  Abigail Ann Chapman (1826 - 1883)*
*Calculated relationship
Created by: Shirley Ann Horrocks Whi...
Record added: Oct 12, 2011
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Lucretia <i>Winslow</i> Chapman
Added by: Shirley Ann Horrocks White
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Rest peacefully.
- Shirley Ann Horrocks White
 Added: Oct. 12, 2011

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