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 Reuben Gates Chapman

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Reuben Gates Chapman

  • Birth 24 Jul 1810 East Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut, USA
  • Death 25 Feb 1890 La Porte County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Lowell, Lake County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 13954811

Reuben was the son of Orrin B. and Penelope Gates Chapman. As a young man he left Connecticut and worked his way west, finally settling in Lake Co IN. He married Matilda Bryant Bailey 7 Jul 1840 in LaPorte Co IN and helped raise her family as well as a son of their own. Reuben was killed by a falling tree.

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  • Created by: Kathryn Cox
  • Added: 14 Apr 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13954811
  • Kathryn Cox
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Reuben Gates Chapman (24 Jul 1810–25 Feb 1890), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13954811, citing West Creek Cemetery, Lowell, Lake County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Kathryn Cox (contributor 46833968) .