Chapman Family Tree
An English occupational name for the merchant or trader, derived from Old English
ceapmann [ceap = barter + mann= man]. Chipman, Chapaper, Chipper, Cheeper , are variations.
Cognates include Chapelle, Capell (French); Capela (Provencal); Capella, Capelle (Italian); Capilla
(Spain); Capela (Portugal); Capel, Van Keppel, Van Keppel (Dutch); Van de Capelle (Flemish).
From an American Chapman site:
The Chapman is of British/Irish canon orgins. It's earliest listings are found in Cambridgeshire as a Anglo Saxon family. It is also found in 1216 in the Whitby Abby rolls.
Blazon: Per Chevron White and Gules, a Crescent Countercharged.
Gules: Red, Military Fortitude
(<1825 - )
- children -
1. John Chapman (15Dec1840 - )
2. James Chapman (08Feb1846 - )
3. Henry Chapman (23Mar1849 baptised Tintwistle, Cheshire 11Sep1903)
4. Martha Chapman [? some dispute this entry] (1877 - )
Chapman (15Dec1840 - ) m. Unknown ( - )
2. James Chapman (08Feb1846 - ) m. Unknown ( - )
|One was the father of Lizzie, and one was the father of Patty but it is not known which is which|
Chapman ( - ) m. Unknown ( - )
2. Audrey ___ ( - )
|1. Patty Chapman ( - ) m. Unknown ( - )|
(<1826 - )
Richard Harrop ( - )
James Lawton ( - 13Oct1888 will)
Andrews (1854 22Jul1930)
2. male [?]
Henry Chapman (23Mar1849 baptised Tintwistle,
m. 18Nov1869 Fanny Andrews (1854 22Jul1930)
lived in Glossop, Derbyshire
Chapman (1870 <1929) m. 1893 James Henry
Lamb ( - ) ni.
2. Janet Chapman (1871 08Mar1949) m. 21Apr1897 James William Newton ( - )
3. Rhoda Chapman (1873 - ) m.
Edward Bowden ( - ) ni.
5. Fred Chapman (1878 - ) m. Gertrude (or Jinnie?) ___( - )
6. Frank Chapman (1880
31May1897) nm. ni.
9. Norman Andrew Chapman (1889 15Jul1956) m. 02Jun1928 Doris Mary Wyld ( - )
10. Herbert Rockley Chapman (25May1891 - 26Aug1966 Glossop) m Frances Crossland (20Sep1896 Glossop - )
11. Mary Chapman (Mar1894