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Edville Chacman/Chapman

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Edville Chacman/Chapman

Cindy Fontenot Patterson (View posts)
Posted: 27 Jun 2002 10:01AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Chapman/ Chacman
Looking for info on the following family who appear in the 1880 census, St. Landry Parish, 7th Ward (which I think is around the Ville Platte area):
Edville Chacman age 61
Sarah (wife) age 45
George 13
Susan 11
Thomas 9
Homer 6
Isaac 3

My ggg grandfather was Josephville Chapman, bpt Joseph Edville Ortolon (his father was an Ortolon but he later took his mother's name, and thus carried on the Chapman name.)
I cannot find his son's family (Joseph Chapman & Emelia Saucier) anywhere in the 1880 census. And I know the early records of this particular Chapman family sometimes used the names Chackman, Chatman, Jacquemon etc. There has been family stories of my g grandmother Calesia Chapman was part Indian --- cannot verify this. And also the early Chapman ancestor Jean/John Chapman had two families -- his first one with Marie Fauvelle Cluseau (descendants) were listed as "mulatto" in the 1860 (I think) census, but the desc. of his family with second wife Anne Roy were listed as white. Could this "mulatto" also have meant part-Indian?
I would like to know if anyone knows anything about this Edville Chacman.
Thanks.
Cindy F. Patterson
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Cindy Fontenot Patterson 27 Jun 2002 4:01PM GMT 
rose_wells 28 Jun 2002 1:52PM GMT 
Ken Ortolon 26 Nov 2002 3:55PM GMT 
Edsel_W 26 Nov 2002 7:23PM GMT 
Ken Ortolon 26 Nov 2002 8:33PM GMT 
E L rocky Rochester 23 Apr 2003 2:44PM GMT 
monsuoon 4 Jun 2011 3:25PM GMT 
MaChapman16 4 Jul 2014 4:25AM GMT 
rose_wells 28 Jun 2002 2:57PM GMT 
CarlaDeVille 29 Jul 2002 11:34PM GMT 
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