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Posted: 900504000000
Classification: Obituary
[Portage aprox. 10 Jul 1906] Mrs. Cornelia Chapman died at the Madison sanitarium Sunday, July 8, 1906, aged 74 years. The remains were taken to Cambria Monday for burial in the Englehart cemetery. Deceased leaves one son, Austin of Abbottsville, Wis., and one daughter, Mrs. Lucy Lindsay, of Michigan. Mrs. Chapman was one of the oldest settlers of Scott.

James P. Chapman, husband of Cornelia; Cambria 1880

Posted: 1252676173000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Chapman, Cromwell, Austin
From the "History of Columbia County, Wisconsin - 1880" there is a biographical sketch under the 'Town of Randolph' for JAMES P. CHAPMAN, farmer, Sec. 7; P. 0. Cambria; born March 9, 1836, in Tioga Co., Penn.; came to Wisconsin in 1853, and settled in Plainfield, Waushara Co. Was married in 1856 to Julia Chapman, who died in 1863, leaving three children -- John, Earl, Melissa and Louisa. Oct. 6, 1865, was married to Mrs. Cornelia Austin, daughter of Stephen A. Cromwell, a native of Montgomery Co., N. Y.; she came to Wisconsin in 1848; have one child by the second marriage -- Rose H. Mr. Chapman enlisted in 1862, in the 32d W. V. I., Co. C, and was in the service about three years. He is paying considerable attention to raising small fruits, and was almost the first one in the county to take any interest
in raspberry culture. Mr. Chapman has a great variety of floral plants, and they have purchased the material and are about to build a large conservatory. They are members of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, and he is Republican.
Posted: 1252858203000
Classification: Query
Did James P. and Cornelia divorce? He is in Stevens Point, Portage Co. with a 3rd wife from 1885-1910, at least.

Re: Cornelia E. CHAPMAN, 1833-1906 Pleasant Hill Cemetery

Posted: 1252897872000
Classification: Death
Surnames: Chapman
I find Cornelia E. Chapman buried in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, in the 'Town of Scott', Columbia Co., WI.
b.11-06-1833 d. 07-07-1906.

Re: James P. Chapman, husband of Cornelia; Cambria 1880

Posted: 1356488566000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Chapman
I realize this is an old post, but based on what you found, I think James is my great-grandfather.

Do you have any further information?

My grandfather`s name was Lawrence Ray Chapman. I have a photo of James, Lawrence and Florence here:

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