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Chapman chatter

Serial /Serial with Fiche
Florissant, Missouri : M. & G.K. Alford, c1983-[1996]
[44] v. : ill., coats of arms, facsims., geneal. tables, maps, ports.
No. 1 (Aug 1983) - [no. 44 (winter 1996)]


Quarterly, published February, May, August, and November, with only two issues in each of 1983 and 1990. Later published in winter, spring, summer, and fall.

Editor: Mary & Gilbert (Gil) K. Alford, Jr.

Publication was suspended in 1989.

Publication probably ceased with no. 44 (winter 1996).

Some issues were microfiched out of order.

Newsletter for the interchange of genealogical data and history of the Chapman families who came mainly from England, Ireland, and Scotland. Some immigrated to Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Virginia in the 1600s. In the 1700s, some settled in Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, and Virginia. Some focus is on (but is not limited to) families related to William W. Chapman (d. 1699) who settled New London, Connecticut; John Chapman (d. 1775) of Spotsylvania County, Virginia; and Edward Chapman (d. 1678) of Ipswich, Massachusetts. Many other Chapman progenitors are included. During the 1800s, some moved to Nova Scotia, Ontario, and Quebec (Canada), Australia, and to Alabama, Arkansas, California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, Ohio, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. Later descendants and relatives also lived in Alberta and British Columbia (Canada), and in Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North and South Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Washington, Washington D.C., Wyoming, and elsewhere.

Some issues are indexed.

Cumulative indexes are found in "Chapman directory" published: Florissant, Missouri : G.K. Alford, Jr., 1984-1989.

Includes queries.

Includes information about the Chapman Family Historical Association that was organized in August 1893. It changed its name to the Chapman Family Association, and was incorporated in the State of Texas in April 1994. These Associations were not responsible for publishing this newsletter.

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