Gazlay Family History
 

FamilyMargaret Adamson

Parents

FatherSamuel Adamson (ca. 1814 - )
MotherMary Crawlers (ca. 1820 - )

Personal Information

Record Created: 18 January 2010; Last Edited: 18 January 2010 
NameMargaret Adamson
GenderFemale
Born 30 March 1850 in Guilford, Ireland1, 2
Emigrated 1870 from Ireland2
Married 1 February 1876 to Harris T. Chapel2, 3
Died 27 October 1946 in Montville, New London County, Connecticut1

Biography

Margaret came to America in 1870. She and her husband Harris T. Chapel lived in East Lyme where she was a member of the Community Church. After her husband died in 1901, she came to live in Montville. She died at the home of her daughter, Annie Coffey, in Palmertown. Among her survivors was her niece, Mrs. Charles Allen, whom she raised from infancy.2

Family

Spouse 1FamilyHarris T. Chapel (son of Simon Chapel and Clarissa _____)
Born 30 August 1819 in East Lyme, New London County, Connecticut
Married 1 February 1876 to Margaret Adamson
Died 17 May 1901 in East Lyme, New London County, Connecticut
  
Children of Margaret Adamson and Harris T. Chapel:
  
+1.FamilyRobert William Chapel
Born 7 November 1876 in Montville, New London County, Connecticut
Married ca. 1902 to Christina B. ‘China’ Strong
Married 3 June 1914 in Montville, New London County, Connecticut to Rose Anna Garrett
Died 19 June 1947 in Montville, New London County, Connecticut
  
+2.FamilyElizabeth Chapel
Born 18 August 1877 in Chesterfield, New London County, Connecticut
Married to _____ Douglass
Married ca. 1899 to John Leonard Clark
Died 8 February 1967 in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut
  
+3.FamilyMary Ann Chapel
Born 27 August 1880 in Montville, New London County, Connecticut
Married after 1900 to (unidentified)
Married to Patrick J. Coffey
Died 12 August 1968 in Preston, Montville, Connecticut
  
+4.FamilySamuel Chapel
Born 7 January 1884 in East Lyme, New London County, Connecticut
Married ca. 1903 to Elizabeth Marie ‘Lizzie’ Way
Married 7 August 1920 in Montville, New London County, Connecticut to Emma Williams
Died 15 November 1961 in Waterford, New London County, Connecticut
  

Sources

  1. Death Certificate, Connecticut, Montville, Certificate No. 39 (1946), Margaret Chapel. Copy in possession of Shirley (Chapel) Smith. The certificate shows Margaret’s parents as Samuel Adamson, birthplace Ireland, and Mary Crawlers, birthplace Ireland.
  2. Obituary, The Day, New London, Connecticut, Margaret Adamson Chapel, 29 October 1946.
  3. U.S. Federal Census, 1900, Connecticut, New London County, East Lyme, Enumeration District 445, Sheet 10B, family of Harris and Margaret Chapel with niece Grace E. Atkinson.