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 Vecissimus Strong Chapin

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Vecissimus Strong Chapin

Birth
Mason County, Kentucky, USA
Death 13 Jun 1835 (aged 33)
Cloverport, Breckinridge County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Breckinridge County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 31828426 View Source
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VECISSIMUS (THE 7TH OF 9 CHILDREN) MARRIED RHODA A. (LAST NAME UNKNOWN). THEY HAD WM PHILANDER (1828-?? DAVIESS CO KY), CEPHAS E (1830-1910), & JAMES E CHAPIN (1832-1902).

IN NOVEMBER OF 1830, HIS FATHER LUCIUS CHAPIN (1760 MA-1842 OH, WIFE SUSAN ROUSSEAU) CAME TO CLOVERPORT. LUCIUS WAS A WRITER OF SHAPE NOTE (SACRED HARP) MUSIC (SEVERAL STILL USED IN HYMNALS, BUT WITH REGULAR MUSICAL NOTATION) AND TAUGHT SHAPE NOTE SINGING (INCLUDING IN LEXINGTON KY). WHEN VECISSIMUS DIED IN 1835, HE IS THE FIRST KNOWN BURIAL IN THE CHAPIN-HITES RUN CEMETERY. LUCIUS STAYED UNTIL 1836 OR 1837, BEFORE MOVING TO HAMILTON CO OHIO.

RHODA A. THEN MARRIED AN UNKNOWN (SUPPOSEDLY "A" JAMES) CHAPIN AND THEY HAD BENJAMIN EZRA (1839-1917) AND SUSAN E (1842-1878).

RHODA A. THEN MARRIED (25 YEAR OLDER) WILLIAM WAGGONER (1786-1859) AND THEY HAD REBECCA A (1844-1851).

RHODA A. WAS BORN @1811 IN KY AND DIED JULY 18 1869 IN BRECKINRIDGE CO KY. SHE IS BURIED NEXT TO VECISSIMUS.


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