Bio: Chapman, Marshal, J. (1851 - 1898)

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Surnames: Chapman, Spaulding, Miller, Champlin

----Sources: 1881 History of Northern Wisconsin

MARSHAL J. CHAPMAN, of the firm of E. J. Chapman & Co., dry goods, Alma Center. Was born in Erie Co., Ohio, May 29, 1851. Came with his parents to Irving, Jackson Co., Wis., in the year 1853. Left home at the age of sixteen, and clerked at Sparta for a short time, and then engaged with D. J. Spaulding, of Black River Falls, for whom he clerked three years; went with his father in the lumber and general merchandise business; remained two years; in 1879 was traveling agent for E. B. Miller, tea and spice house; had to quit traveling on account of his health, and then went to Dakota and opened a farm with his brother-in-law, which he is still interested in; returned to Wisconsin, and in 1880 commenced his present business. Was married in 1873, to Ella J. Champlin; she was born in Vermont, 1853. They have two children, Freddie R. and Paul M.

1870 Federal Census, Irving, Jackson Co., Wisconsin, United States, pg. 19, by D. F. Mason

Marshall J Chapman, white, male

Household Members
Frederick Chapman M 42y Ohio, lumberman, estate: $500, personal $200
Sarah Chapman F 42y Ohio
France Chapman F 21y Ohio
Marshall J Chapman M 19y Ohio; laborer

1880 Federal Census, Albion, Jackson, Wisconsin, United States, pg. 287

Marshall J. Chapman, married, white American male
father's birthplace : New York, United States
mother's birthplace : Pennsylvania, United States

Household Members
self Marshall J. Chapman M 29 Ohio, United States
wife Ella J. Chapman F 27 Vermont, United States
son Fred R. Chapman M 6 Wisconsin, United States
son Paul M. Chapman M 4 Wisconsin, United States

Wisconsin Death Records

Marshall J. Chapman
death date: 08 Jan 1898
death place: Alma Center, Jackson, Wisconsin
birth date: 29 May 1851
birthplace: Sandusky, Ohio
occupation: General Merchant
race: White
marital status: Married
spouse's name: Ella J. Chapman
father's name: Frederick R. Chapman
father's birthplace: York, Sandusky, Ohio
mother's name: Sarah Chapman
mother's birthplace: Canton, Ohio



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