Gazlay Family History
 

FamilyHorace C. Chapman

Parents

FatherGeorge T. Chapman ( - )
MotherSophia A. Main ( - )

Personal Information

Record Created: 26 February 2010; Last Edited: 26 February 2010 
NameHorace C. Chapman
GenderMale
Born April 1870 in North Stonington, New London County, Connecticut1, 2
Married ca. 1895 to Annie D. Tefft1
Died 14 January 1908 in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut2

Biography

Horace worked a good part of his life as a clerk in Norwich. He was employed by J. C. Worth, Harwood, Bishop, and Bidwell, and Robert W. Otis. For some time he was a motorman on the trolley road. He was capable and proved trustworthy in every position he filled. He was of good habits and possessed a jovial and kind disposition and had many warm friends. Horace was married twice, and is survived by his second wife and two step children, his father, a brother, Stiles Chapman, who is employed in Taftville, and a sister, Mrs. Isaac Main of North Stonington.2

Family

Spouse 1FamilyAnnie D. Tefft (daughter of John H. Tefft and Ellen O. Boyens)
Born August 1868 in Connecticut
Partnered with (unidentified)
Married ca. 1895 to Horace C. Chapman
Died 10 December 1957 in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut
  
Children of Horace C. Chapman and Annie D. Tefft:
  
1.FamilyMyrtle E. Chapman (born _____)
Born April 1888 in Connecticut
Adopted(child of (unidentified) and Annie D. Tefft, adopted by Horace C. Chapman)
Married ca. 1918 to Jeremiah H. Brown
Died 7 January 1969 in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut
  
+2.FamilyChester Arthur Chapman (born _____)
Born 13 August 1891 in Griswold, New London County, Connecticut
Adopted(child of (unidentified) and Annie D. Tefft, adopted by Horace C. Chapman)
Married ca. 1919 to Ella F. Corey
Died 25 March 1958 in Rocky Hill, Hartford County, Connecticut
  

Sources

  1. U.S. Federal Census, 1900, Connecticut, New London County, Norwich, Enumeration District 479, Sheet 5A, family of Horace C. and Annie D. Chapman.
  2. Obituary, The Day, New London, Connecticut, Horace C. Chapman, 16 January 1908.