Missouri Few men have lived more quietly and unostentatiously than Mr. Stanford Chapman, and yet few have exerted a more salutary influence upon the immediate society in which they move, or impressed a community with a more profound reliance on their honor, ability and sterling worth. His life has not been marked by startling or striking contrasts, but it has shown how a laudable ambition may be gratified when accompanied by pure motives, perseverance, industry and steadfastness of purpose. Mr. Chapman came originally from Tennessee, his birth occurring June 3, 1825. He is the son of Benjamin and Mary (Cavett)
JUDGE MATTHEW CHAPMAN. A man’s life-work is the measure of his success, and he is truly the most successful man who, turning his powers into the channel of an honorable purpose, accomplishes the object of his endeavor. He who weds himself to a great principle lays the foundation of a successful life. In the study of every man’s life we find some mainspring of action-something that he lives for. In Judge Matthew Chapman it seems to have been an ambition to make the best use of his native and acquired powers, and to develop in himself a true manhood. In
John L. Chapman, the postmaster and city treasurer of Lewiston, is a native of Wisconsin, his birth having occurred in Evansville, Rock County, that state, on the 27th of December 1850. He is a representative of one of the old American families. His father, Timothy S. Chapman, was a native of New York, and married Minerva Hurlburt, who was also born in the Empire state. He was a vocalist of superior ability and a teacher of both instrumental music and singing. In 1844 he removed to Illinois, and there his home became a station on the famous underground railroad. He
Samuel Bateman Chapman is the leading lumber merchant at Eskridge, and had been a Kansas business man for a number of years. This branch of the Chapman family had its original seat in England and Mr. Chapman’s ancestors were colonial settlers in Maryland. His father, Joshna Thomas Chapman, was born on the eastern shore of Maryland in 1817. At the age of seven he accompanied his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joshua Chapman, to Meigs County, Ohio, where the grandfather cleared up a portion of the wilderness and converted it into a farm. He spent the rest of his life in
W. S. Chapman, of the firm of W. S. Chapman & Co, merchants, was born in Jefferson County, Iowa, October 17, 1847; enlisted in Company F, Sixteenth Iowa Volunteer Infantry, and remained until the close of the war. He came to Belleville, Republic County, Kan., in 1872, and engaged in merchandising; and in 1874 started a branch store in Mankato, Jewell County. Mr. Chapman came to Mankato and erected a business building 23×60 feet, with a wareroom 16×60 foot, and now carries a stock of from $10,000 to $12,000. The firm own 960 acres of land in Jewell County, 500
J. Elias Chapman was born in the state of Indiana, July 15th, 1848, and came to Texas with his parents in the year 1851. His grandfather was born in the year 1793. He migrated from South Carolina to the state of Indiana and from there moved into the state of Texas in the year 1850. Elias’ grandmother was born in the year 1796. Her maiden name was Polly Gray. These old people were united in marriage in the year 1816. Elias’ grandfather was a Methodist preacher and lived for a while and preached in the state of Kentucky, where Elias’
La Grande, Union County, Oregon Ida May Cherry, 91, resident of 1108 Penn. Ave., and a retired business woman, died Friday at a local hospital. Mrs. Cherry was the daughter of the late U. S. Sen. James H. Slater and Mrs. Edna E. Gray Slater, pioneer residents of the Grande Ronde Valley. Her father served in the Senate from 1878 to 1884. Her husband, the late A. B. Cherry was the founder of Cherry Florist here in 1916. She also assisted in the operation of this business. Mrs. Cherry was the last living charter member of Hope Chapter No. 12,
La Grande, Union County, Oregon Mary Lucille Chapman died unexpectedly Saturday evening following a heart attack. She was at the Masonic temple when stricken and died en route to the hospital. Mrs. Chapman, who had resigned her position at the Bohnenenkamp store, was in charge of the Gerard Jewelry store during the absence of Mr. and Mrs. Gerard. She had been in La Grande business circles for many years and had a wide acquaintance. Lucille Millering was born June 1, 1907, in La Grande and had lived her entire life of 44 years in this city. She was a member
Gideon Todd4, Capt. (Gideon3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Nov. 3, 1737, Died March 22, 1817, married first Dec. 31, 1761, Prudence, daughter of Daniel and Phebe (Beach) Tuttle, who was born July 6, 1746, died Dec. 10, 1798, being a sister of Jabez Tuttle who married Mary Todd, see No. 202. “A very remarkable woman.” He married second March 7, 1799, Eunice Brockett, who was born Feb. 21, 1744, died March 27, 1810. Married third July 4, 1816, Eliza Brockett, a sister of his second wife. Prudence Tuttle was from Wallingford, Conn., her father being an officer there under the King.
CHAPMAN, Theresa Adelaide Todd7, (Josiah6, Dan5, Christopher4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Dec. 4, 1838, married Feb. 14, 1860, Mandelbert Newton Chapman, who was born July 5, 1837, died Feb. 11, 1868. He was a farmer and lived in Newark Valley, N. Y. Child: I. Fannie Josephine, b. Oct. 28, 1862, in Newark Valley, N. Y., m. first, (???) Butts, m. second, Edward R. Buson, they lived in Lane, Franklin County, Kan.