George Oliver Chapman

Photo added by Jennifer Holte Kerr

George Oliver Chapman

  • Birth 3 Oct 1828 Buffalo, Erie County, New York, USA
  • Death 19 Feb 1915 Contra Costa County, California, USA
  • Burial Concord, Contra Costa County, California, USA
  • Memorial ID 14875912

Husband of Nancy Jane LARRISION. The couple was married 2 Jun 1861 in Pacheco, Contra Costa County, CA.

George was born in Buffalo, NY, and crossed the plains with Captain John C. Fremont in 1848. He was a constable in Clayton, California, from 1860 to 1894. He also built the Chapman Hotel in Clayton in 1863, but a fire destroyed much of the hotel and George and his family moved out of town. They later returned to Clayton between 1870 and 1880.

George and Nancy had 9 children, including:

Charles E. CHAPMAN
Augustus CHAPMAN
Louisa CHAPMAN
William CHAPMAN
John CHAMPAN
Lillie CHAPMAN

Many thanks to Jennifer for this information


Family Members


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  • Created by: Candice xo
  • Added: 10 Jul 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14875912
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Oliver Chapman (3 Oct 1828–19 Feb 1915), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14875912, citing Live Oak Cemetery, Concord, Contra Costa County, California, USA ; Maintained by Candice xo (contributor 13003043) .