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Benjamin Chapman was born 31 December 1783 in Reedsboro, Bennington County, Vermont, United States to Throope Chapman (1734-1794) and Deborah Wilson (1743-) and died 27 November 1843 Reedsboro, Bennington County, Vermont, United States of unspecified causes. He married Sybil Amidon (1783-1863) 9 September 1802 in Readsboro, Bennington County, Vermont, United States.


Benjamin Chapman (1783-1843) - Vermont Farmer

Vital Stats

  • Son of Throope Chapman (1734-1794) and Deborah Wilson (1743-1831)
  • 1783-Dec-31 : Birth in Reedsboro, Bennington Co, Vermont, USA
  • 1802-Sep-09 : Marriage to Sybil Amidon (1783-1828) in Reedsboro, Bennington Co, Vermont, USA
  • 1843-Nov-27 : Died in Reedsboro, Bennington Co, Vermont, USA

Biography

His father, Throope Chapman, was one of the founders of Reedsboro, VT.

His wife family, the Amidons, are also prominent in the history of Readsboro.

The records of 1794, the earliest now in existence, show that in that year a town meeting was called by Joseph HARTWELL and Throop CHAPMAN, selectmen, to be holden on the 17th day of March, 1794, at the house of Robert VALENTINE. Captain Joseph HEARTWELL was moderator; John FAIRBANKS, town clerk; Simeon THAYER, first selectman, lister, treasurer, highway commissioner and fence viewer; Elijah BAILEY, selectman, sealer of weights and measures; Ezra AMIDON, selectman; Henry H. DAVIDSON, constable; Throop CHAPMAN, grand juror; Philip BAILEY and Daniel DAVIDSON, highway surveyors; Jerry DAVIDSON and Jedediah AMIDON, haywards or hog constables; Lieutenant Samuel AMIDON, surveyor of lumber; Elijah SIBLEY, fence viewer.

His brother Johnathon married Rhoda Amidon and had 7 kids from 1796-1822 in Readsboro, VT. Moved to Conewango, NY around 1835.

Brother Benjamin married Rhoda's sister Sibyl and their son Welcome joined the Mormons. They disowned him and he moved to Utah where he became a Mormon leader.

Children of Benjamin Chapman and Sybil Amidon




Children



Offspring of Benjamin Chapman and Sybil Amidon (1783-1863)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Persis Chapman (1803-1884) 17 March 1803 Reedsboro, Bennington County, Vermont, United States 22 November 1884 Madison County, New York, United States Benjamin Stevens (1798-1853) Benjamin Stevens (1798-1853) Curtis Bacon (1799-1882)
Welcome Chapman (1805-1893) 24 July 1805 Reedsboro, Bennington County, Vermont, United States 9 December 1893 Fountain Green, Sanpete County, Utah, United States Susan Amelia Risley (1807-1888) Ann Mackey (1839-1926) Susan Amelia Risley (1807-1888) Ann Mackey (1839-1926) Catherine Ann Stayner (1839-1910)
Samuel Joseph Chapman (1806-1875) 3 November 1806 United States 31 December 1875 Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, United States Sarah Bell Anderson (1817-1902)
Alvira Chapman (1809-) 1809 Onondaga County, New York, United States
Levi Chapman (1813-) 1813 Syracuse, Onondaga County, United States Antoinette Edson (1816-1885)
Hyrum Chapman (1814-1904) 17 February 1814 Onondaga County, United States 24 February 1904 Syracuse, Onondaga County, United States Nancy Blanding (1818-1843) Nancy Blanding (1818-1843) Maria Thomas (1823-1897)
William Chapman (1817-1904) 1817 Onondaga County, New York, United States 11 February 1904 Delphi Falls, Onondaga County, New York, United States Nancy Anne Gage (1827-1901)
Ruby Chapman (1821-) 1821 Onondaga County, New York, United States
Aines Chapman (1824-) 1824 Onondaga County, New York, United States










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