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John Chapin
Birth: Sep. 25, 1566
Devon, England
Death: Jun. 1, 1600
Torbay Unitary Authority
Devon, England

John died 1 June 1600 in Paignton and was buried at sea on the 3rd-- there's some evidence it was a normal form of burial in his family. He was probably a seaman and may have served in the Royal Navy like his grandson, whose body was shipped all the way from New England to Devonshire, so he could be buried off the coast of Paignton.
Because he died at such a young age, inferences are sometimes made that he was "lost at sea," but I have some doubt that that was the case. 
Family links: 
  Roger Chapyn (1534 - 1588)
  Philippe Easton Chapin (1569 - 1616)
  Samuel Chapin (1598 - 1675)*
*Calculated relationship
Body buried at sea
Created by: Bill Velde
Record added: May 18, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70022565
John Chapin
Added by: Bill Velde
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My 10th Great Grandfather. Rest in Peace
- Kelly Allen
 Added: May. 11, 2017

 Added: Mar. 26, 2017
RIP 10th Great-grandfather.
- cc
 Added: Feb. 4, 2017
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