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Sarah (Spencer) Chapman (abt. 1679 - abt. 1732)

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Sarah Chapman formerly Spencer
Born about in East Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticutmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married about 1700 in Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticutmap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Old Saybrook, Middlesex County, Connecticutmap
Profile last modified 27 Dec 2019 | Created 30 Dec 2010
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She was born about 1679 in East Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut [1] [2] and her parents were Sarah and Timothy Spencer.

Sarah Spencer married about 1700 in Saybrook, Middlesex County, Connecticut to Joseph Chapman. [3]

In 1705 she received the distribution of her share of the estate of her father in Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut with listing as "John Chapman & wife Sarah Spencer".

On 17 Dec 1715 she received a portion of her brother Jonathan Spencer's estate in Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut which mentioned that Joseph Chapman should have the 20-acre lot #112 by John Smith.

She died about 1732 in Old Saybrook, Middlesex County, Connecticut. [1]


Marriage: c1700 Saybrook, Middlesex County, Connecticut [1] [4]
Husband: Joseph Chapman
Wife: Sarah Spencer
Child: Levi Chapman
Child: Joseph Chapman
Child: Jonathan Chapman
Child: Ezekiel Chapman
Child: Ruth Chapman
Child: Simeon Chapman
Marriage: c1676 East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut [1]
Child: Timothy Spencer
Child: Sarah Spencer
Child: Deborah Spencer
Child: Ruth Spencer

Research Notes

Haddam Founders: SARAH15 SPENCER (TIMOTHY14, GERRARD (ENSIGN) (HADDAM FOUNDER)13, GERRARD12, MICHAEL11, JOHN (SR)10, JOHN9, ROBERT8, JOHN7, ROBERT6, THOMAS5, THOMAS (DE)4, NICHOLAS (DE)3, JOHN (LEDE)2, WILLIAM (LEDE)1) was born c1675. She married JOSEPH CHAPMAN (son of John Chapman and Elizabeth Hawley). [5]

Child of Sarah Spencer and Joseph Chapman is:
i. JOSEPH16 CHAPMAN (Jr.), b: 02 Mar 1700/01 Saybrook, Middlesex, CT.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 GenCircles family tree - Enfield-Bryant Genealogy by Jerry A. Enfield citing Savage
  2. "The Four Spencer Brothers" by Donald Lines Jacobus & published in "American Genealogist" #27 (April 1951) p79-87; TAG 30:242-255 (Oct 1954)
  3. U.S. and International Marriage Records 1560-1900 on compiled by Yates Publishing; citing source#566; submitter: JWV
  4. "Spencer Family Record" p21-22 by William Henry Spencer & published by Tobias A. Wright of New York in 1907
  5. Haddam Founders on US GenWeb for Haddam, Middlesex, CT


  • WikiTree profile Spencer-329 was created on 30 Dec 2010 by Katherine (Alvis) Patterson through the import of Shortened files.ged
  • WikiTree profile Spencer-5509 was created on 05 Oct 2013 by Michael Spencer through the import of Timothy Spencer2_2013-10-05.ged
  • WikiTree profile Spencer-5547 was created on 11 Oct 2013 by Beverly Henry
  • WikiTree profiles Spencer-7681 & Spencer-7682 were created on 28 Jul 2014 by Victoria Stilley through the import of Stilley Family Tree.ged

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Spencer-7681 and Spencer-329 appear to represent the same person because: dups with same parents
posted by N Gauthier
Spencer-5547 and Spencer-329 appear to represent the same person because: The profiles appear to represent the same person and should be merged.

Thanks, Tom Quick

posted by Tom Quick
Hi Katherine,

Don't know if you missed the merge request for Spencer-5509 and Spencer-329. They do look like the same women. Hope you get a chance to review it. As it is for a person born after 1400, I did not adopt and approve it. Thanks, Vicky

posted by Vic Watt

Sarah is 18 degrees from Danielle Liard, 11 degrees from Jack London and 12 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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