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John Chapman (bef. 1759 - 1798)

John Chapman
Born before in Orange, North Carolinamap [uncertain]
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Son of [uncertain] and [uncertain]
Husband of — married 1775 [location unknown]
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Died after age 39 in Warren, Georgia, United Statesmap [uncertain]
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John Chapman was part of a Southern Pioneer Family.

John was born about 1759. He passed away about 1798.

21 Nov., 1787- John Chapman, sale of Negro "wench" Juday, to Robert Wallis (Wallace). Signed with and "X" by John Chapman

Witness: James Scervant Jones, William Drake (Jurat)
Recorded Feb. 1788
Test. John Ramsey.[1]

Research Notes

A thorough search of SAR and DAR records indicate that he is not currently recognized as having served in the Revolutionary War.

  • Fact: Will (15 May 1798) Warren, Georgia, United States
  • Fact: Probate (14 December 1798) Warren, Georgia, United States
  • Fact: Probate (1800) Chatham, North Carolina, United States


  1. Chatham County NCGenWeb "Slave & Free Persons of Color" Records of Chatham Co. from N.C. State Archives
  • Probate: "North Carolina, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1665-1998"
    Wills and Estate Papers (Chatham County), 1663-1978; Author: North Carolina. Division of Archives and History; Probate Place: Chatham, North Carolina
    Ancestry Sharing Link - Ancestry Record 9061 #894468 (accessed 20 November 2022)
    David Chapman probate in 1780.
  • Probate: "Georgia, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1742-1992"
    Administration (Of) Estates and Wills, 1798-1937; Author: Georgia. Court of Ordinary (Warren County); Probate Place: Warren, Georgia
    Ancestry Sharing Link - Ancestry Record 8635 #116152 (accessed 19 November 2022)
    John Chapman probate on 15 May 1798.
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( accessed 03 April 2023), memorial page for John D. Chapman (1759–15 May 1798), Find a Grave Memorial ID 213136587; Buried or Lost at Sea; Maintained by Sarah Black (contributor 48450865).

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Chapman-13063 and Chapman-22 appear to represent the same person because: Same person
posted by Cortland Lowe Jr.

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