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James Chapman
Male 1828 - 1903


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  • Birth  15 Dec 1828  , England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Immigration  1832  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation  1877  Glanford Township, Wentworth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    laborer 
    Occupation  1891  South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    laborer 
    Occupation  1901  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    General Laborer 
    House of Industry and Refuge  1903  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
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    HouseofIndustryandRefugeca1869.JPG
    The House of Industry and Refuge. In 1868, 141 acres was purchased on Frederick Street in Berlin (now Kitchener) and the house opened on June 15, 1869. The original building housed 100 and operated as an industrial farm, which raised crops and livestock. The residents worked for their keep if possible, those most did not. The House eventually became a strictly a residence of the aged and later relocated and renamed Sunnyside.
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-64785 
    Died  21 Nov 1903  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Cause: kidney trouble - dropsy (1 month) 
    Buried  St. George United Cemetery, St. George, Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I64785  Generations
    Last Modified  24 Oct 2017 

    Father  Chapman,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F16919  Group Sheet

    Family  Anne Long,   b. 14 Feb 1838, , Haldimand Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1932, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Harriet Ruth Chapman,   b. 1854, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1901, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. John Chapman,   b. 1868, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Catherine Chapman,   b. 1871, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. David Chapman,   b. 4 Nov 1876, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Zenas Chapman,   b. 15 Mar 1877, Glanford Township, Wentworth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1950
    Family ID  F16918  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S259] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1901, Galt (Town/Ville) C-8 Page 11.

    2. [S1848] House of Industry and Refuge Burial Register - Kitchener, Pg 14 No. 441 Reg. Number in Admittance Record Book: 1755.
      James Chapman Died: 21 Nov 1903 Aged 72 Cause: Apoplexy

    3. [S2415] Census - ON, Brant, South Dumfries - 1891, Div 1 Pg 46.
      James Chapman 60 b. Ontario Laborer
      Ann 50
      John 22 Laborer
      Catherine 19
      David 17
      Aysenth? 13
      Harrett 39

    4. [S655] Vit - ON - Birth Registration, 35048 (1877), Zenas Chapman..
      Zenas Chapman b. 15 Mar 1877 Glanford, Hamilton, Ontario, s/o James Chapman & Ann Long, laborer

  • Event Map
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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 15 Dec 1828 - , England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1832 - Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - laborer - 1877 - Glanford Township, Wentworth Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - General Laborer - 1901 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHouse of Industry and Refuge - 1903 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: kidney trouble - dropsy (1 month) - 21 Nov 1903 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. George United Cemetery, St. George, Brant Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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