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Capt Evelyn Rose Weaver Chapman
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Birth: Oct. 18, 1903
Hackensack
Bergen County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Feb. 17, 1973
Ypsilanti
Washtenaw County
Michigan, USA

Evelyn Rose Weaver was a registered nurse. At the outbreak of WW II in 1941, she volunteered to become an Army nurse and entered as a 1st Lieutenant. During the war, she served in the Pacific theater of operations and spent a lot of time in New Guinea where she rose to the rank of Captain.

After the war, she was stationed in Japan where she met and married Ralph Chapman, a foreign correspondent for the New York Herald Tribune.

Evelyn is one of only two female ancestors known to have served in the Armed Forces.

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Edwin George Weaver (1879 - 1961)
  Anna Evelyn Bartsch Weaver (1878 - 1947)
 
 Spouse:
  Ralph Chapman (1904 - 1980)*
 
 Sibling:
  Evelyn Rose Weaver Chapman (1903 - 1973)
  Carl Augusta Weaver (1908 - 1997)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
Specifically: Unkown cemetery in the Ypsilanti Michigan area.
 
Created by: Carl Weaver
Record added: Jun 28, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54232261
Capt Evelyn Rose <i>Weaver</i> Chapman
Added by: Carl Weaver
 
Capt Evelyn Rose <i>Weaver</i> Chapman
Added by: Carl Weaver
 
Capt Evelyn Rose <i>Weaver</i> Chapman
Added by: Carl Weaver
 
 
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Rest in Peace
- A fellow family soldier
 Added: May. 15, 2011
 
 
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