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James P. Chapman, husband of Cornelia; Cambria 1880

Posted: 11 Sep 2009 7:36AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Chapman, Cromwell, Austin
From the "History of Columbia County, Wisconsin - 1880" there is a biographical sketch under the 'Town of Randolph' for JAMES P. CHAPMAN, farmer, Sec. 7; P. 0. Cambria; born March 9, 1836, in Tioga Co., Penn.; came to Wisconsin in 1853, and settled in Plainfield, Waushara Co. Was married in 1856 to Julia Chapman, who died in 1863, leaving three children -- John, Earl, Melissa and Louisa. Oct. 6, 1865, was married to Mrs. Cornelia Austin, daughter of Stephen A. Cromwell, a native of Montgomery Co., N. Y.; she came to Wisconsin in 1848; have one child by the second marriage -- Rose H. Mr. Chapman enlisted in 1862, in the 32d W. V. I., Co. C, and was in the service about three years. He is paying considerable attention to raising small fruits, and was almost the first one in the county to take any interest
in raspberry culture. Mr. Chapman has a great variety of floral plants, and they have purchased the material and are about to build a large conservatory. They are members of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, and he is Republican.
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Lori 15 Jul 1998 12:00PM GMT 
chase300 11 Sep 2009 1:36PM GMT 
dlacer_1969 26 Dec 2012 2:22AM GMT 
marychapman19... 13 Sep 2009 4:10PM GMT 
chase300 14 Sep 2009 3:11AM GMT 
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