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George Edward Chapman

Male 1855 - 1904  (48 years)


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  • Name George Edward Chapman 
    Born 25 Sep 1855  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1861  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Roman Catholic 
    Occupation 1881  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Postmaster & Store Keeper 
    Elected Office 1883  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    councillor of Hespeler 
    Occupation 1883  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Postmaster 
    Residence 1883  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Occupation 1891  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Dry Goods Merchant 
    Residence 1891  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Methodist 
    Elected Office 1897  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    councillor of Hespeler 
    Name G. E. Chapman  [8
    Occupation 1901  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Postmaster 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-83002 
    Died 12 May 1904  Mentone, San Bernardino, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7
    Buried New Hope Cemetery, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7
    Person ID I83002  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Jul 2021 

    Father John Chapman,   b. CALC 29 Dec 1824, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1880, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Mother Ferdinande Hespeler,   b. 10 Jun 1823, Gernsbach, Gernsbach, , Baden-W├╝rttemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1901, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 14 Jun 1853  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Family ID F29836  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary M. Weyms,   b. 11 Mar 1856, Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1958, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 102 years) 
    Married 14 Jun 1883  Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. Ferdinand Edward W. Chapman,   b. 27 Aug 1884, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1977, , British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     2. Irene Gladys May Chapman,   b. 8 Jul 1892, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1981, Victoria, British Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     3. Catherine Chapman,   b. Feb 1896, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Norman Chapman,   b. Sep 1901, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 22 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F21617  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S143] Census - ON, Waterloo, Hespeler - 1901, Hespeler (Village) D-2 Page 15.

    2. [S508] Census - ON, Waterloo, Hespeler - 1871, Page 19.

    3. [S299] Census - ON, Waterloo, Hespeler - 1881, Page 3.

    4. [S237] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - New Hope CC#4498 Internet Link .
      In Memory Of/ Our Dear One/ George Edward/ Chapman / Who Died/ At Mentone, California/ May 12th 1904/ Aged 48 Years/ His Wife/ Mary Wemyss/ Died In Winnipeg,/ Sept. 11th 1958

    5. [S1473] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1861, Div. 1 Page 6.

    6. [S2208] Census - ON, Waterloo, Hespeler - 1891, Section 1 Page 13.

    7. [S2173] Find A Grave, Cemetery, N., America, N., Municipality, W., & Cemetery, N. (1856). George Edward Chapman (1856-1904) - Find A Grave... Retrieved 3 September 2020, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/209982626/george-edward-chapman.

    8. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 28 Jun 1883.
      June 14, 1883 G.E. Chapman, postmaster of Hespeler, and Mary M. Weyms, daughter of James Weyms, magistrate of Brantford, were married in Brantford by Pastor J.W. Maxwell, assisted by Pastor F.E. Rugent of Hespeler.

    9. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      John Chapman, merchant of Preston married 14 Jun 1853 Greenbush by license to Ferinande M├╝hleisen (widow) of Preston, witnesses: Wilhelm Hespeler of Brandford and Jacob A. Beck of Preston.

    10. [S91] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Maryhill - St. Boniface Roman Catholic [found cited on various sources on the internet and family histories], Rev. John B. Baumgaertner.
      John Chapman widower of Wilhelmina Hespeler married (no date) Ferdinanda Hespeler widow of Christopher Frederic Mileise

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Sep 1855 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Roman Catholic - 1861 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Postmaster & Store Keeper - 1881 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - councillor of Hespeler - 1883 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Postmaster - 1883 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1883 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Jun 1883 - Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Dry Goods Merchant - 1891 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Methodist - 1891 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - councillor of Hespeler - 1897 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Postmaster - 1901 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 May 1904 - Mentone, San Bernardino, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - New Hope Cemetery, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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