Jones Chapman

Male Abt 1822 - Bef 1856  (~ 34 years)


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  • Name Jones Chapman 
    Born Abt 1822  South Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 21 Aug 1856  North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3419  Muse-Nagy
    Last Modified 12 Sep 2019 

    Father William Chapman,   b. Abt 1773, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1855, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Married Bef 24 Jul 1850  Spartanburg County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1190  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nancy Mary Ann Williams,   b. Abt 1816, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 12 Dec 1868, Catawba County, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Children 
     1. William L Chapman,   b. Abt 1837, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Louiza Catherine Chapman,   b. Abt 1839, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Eliza Chapman,   b. Abt 1842, Catawba County, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. John H Chapman,   b. Abt 1843, Catawba County, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Sarah Caroline Chapman,   b. Abt 1846, Catawba County, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. George W Chapman,   b. Abt 1848, Catawba County, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 11 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F1206  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1822 - South Carolina, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    1841 Land Deed for Jones Chapman
    1841 Land Deed for Jones Chapman
    11 May 1841, Catawba County, North Carolina

    Grantor: Allen Ramsey of Lincoln Co, NC
    Grantee: Jones Chapman of Lincoln Co, NC
    Cost: $228
    Tract: in the county of Lincoln. 114 acres

    FamilySearch.org, Deeds (Catawba County, North Carolina), 1842-1902; general index to deeds, 1837-1926; index to real estate conveyances, 1837-1926, film 593287, vol. 1, p. 361, img 195
    1841 Land Deed for Jones Chapman
    1841 Land Deed for Jones Chapman
    3 September 1841, Catawba County, North Carolina

    Grantor: Daniel Hudson of Lincoln Co, NC
    Grantee: Jones Chapman of Lincoln Co, NC
    Cost: $170
    Tract 1: in the county of Lincoln, lying on the Jacobs River. 100 acres
    Tract 2: in the county of Lincoln, lying on the South Fork. 55 acres

    FamilySearch.org, Deeds (Catawba County, North Carolina), 1842-1902; general index to deeds, 1837-1926; index to real estate conveyances, 1837-1926, film 593287, vol. 1, p. 188-189, img 107
    1844 Court Minutes for Jonas Chapman
    1844 Court Minutes for Jonas Chapman
    June Session 1844, Catawba County, North Carolina

    Jonas Chapman was Juror number 23.

    FamilySearch.org, Minutes, 1843-1868 (Catawba County, North Carolina), film 593286, img 31
    1846 Land Deed for Jones Chapman
    1846 Land Deed for Jones Chapman
    16 January 1846, Catawba County, North Carolina

    Grantor: Jones Chapman of Catawba Co, NC
    Grantee: Isaac Johnson of Catawba Co, NC
    Cost: $39.50
    Tract: in the county of Catawba, on Martens Creek of Jacobs River. 19.75 acres

    FamilySearch.org, Deeds (Catawba County, North Carolina), 1842-1902; general index to deeds, 1837-1926; index to real estate conveyances, 1837-1926, film 593288, vol. 3, p. 133, img 73
    1846 Land Deed for Jones Chapman
    1846 Land Deed for Jones Chapman
    10 March 1846, Catawba County, North Carolina

    Grantor: Jones Chapman of Catawba Co, NC
    Grantee: John Coulter, Jacob Ramsous, and Daniel Ramsous of Catawba Co, NC
    Cost: $130
    Tract: in the county of Catawba, on the Jacobs River. 141 acres

    FamilySearch.org, Deeds (Catawba County, North Carolina), 1842-1902; general index to deeds, 1837-1926; index to real estate conveyances, 1837-1926, film 593288, vol. 3, p. 311, img 164
    1847 Court Record for Jonas Chapman
    1847 Court Record for Jonas Chapman
    Spring Term 1847, Catawba County, North Carolina

    "The same jury serves and impanneled as in No. 2 who find the defendant guilty in manner and form as charged in the bill of indictment. Judgement. Fined five dollars and in custody till fine and costs are paid. Paid five dollars."

    FamilySearch.org, Court records, 1843-1922 (Catawba County, North Carolina), film 988939, img 27, p. 38-39
    1850 Land Deed for Jones and Nancy M Chapman
    1850 Land Deed for Jones and Nancy M Chapman
    22 March 1850, Catawba County, North Carolina

    Grantor: Jones Chapman and Nancy M his wife of Catawba Co, NC
    Grantee: Major Hull of Lincoln Co, NC
    Cost: $1,355
    Tract: in the county of Catawba, on the Jacobs River. 254 acres

    Land is part of land granted to Nancy M Chapman in the will of Lightfoot Williams and the will of Mary Williams, widow of Lightfoot.

    FamilySearch.org, Deeds (Catawba County, North Carolina), 1842-1902; general index to deeds, 1837-1926; index to real estate conveyances, 1837-1926, film 593288, vol. 3, p. 629-360, img 328
    1850 Will of William Chapman
    1850 Will of William Chapman
    24 July 1850, Spartanburg County, South Carolina

    Wife: Elizabeth
    Children (15 in total): Louisa Nicholls, Mary Copeland (wife of William Copeland), John H Chapman, William H Chapman, Jones Chapman, Martha McDowell (wife of David McDowell), Elizabeth Copeland (wife of Chales Copeland), Sarah Copeland (wife of Jesee Copeland), Ann Ramsey (wife of Rice Ramsey), Lucy Clement (wife of Lemuel Clement), Mirah Green (wife of William J Green), Emaly McDowell (wife of Hugh McDowell), Elinder Clement (wife of E P Clement), Nancy Bullington (wife of Jesee Bullington), and Judith Copeland (wife of John Copeland).

    Entered in the record on 19 February 1855. William must have died close to this date.

    Ancestry.com, South Carolina, Wills and Probate Records, 1670-1980
    1850 US Census for Jones Chapman Household
    1850 US Census for Jones Chapman Household
    Catawba County, North Carolina

    In the household:
    Jones Chapman, 38, farm, born in SC, convict
    John, 8, born in Catawba Co, NC
    Eliza, 6, born in Catawba Co, NC
    Sarah, 5, born in Catawba Co, NC
    George, 3, born in Catawba Co, NC

    In the household above this, there is a Nancy (35), William (12), and Louiza (10) living in the household of John Speck. This is possibly Jones' wife and 2 other children. They may have just been enumerated incorrectly.
    1851 Land Deed for Jonas and Nancy Mary Ann Chapman
    1851 Land Deed for Jonas and Nancy Mary Ann Chapman
    12 September 1851, Catawba County, North Carolina

    Grantor: Jonas Chapman and Nancy Mary Ann Chapman (wife) of Catawba Co, NC
    Grantee: Major Hull (Trustee) of Lincoln Co, NC
    Cost: $10
    Tract: all of the slaves and furniture that Jonas owns, 4 horses, 12 cattle, all sheep and hogs, and all of the real estate that Jonas owns (3 tracts containing 150 acres, 185 acres, 100 acres respectively). The last tract was willed to Nancy Mary Ann Williams, who is now the wife of Jonas Chapman.

    "Jonas Chapman is fully aware of the amount of property he has heretofore improvidently spent as well as of his unfortunate habits, and whereas the said Jonas is desirous of atoning as far as possible for past [w]rongs And whereas he is desirous of securing the ballance of his property after securing & paying off all his just debts for the further protection & support of Nancy Mary Ann Chapman (his wife) and his children. The above property with the exception of so much as has been heretofore deed[ed] absolutely to Major Hull, is in Special Trust nevertheless to the said Major Hull (Trustee) for the sole and separate use & benefit of the said Nancy Mary Ann Chapman and her children now begotten & hereafter born to the said Mary"

    Jonas Chapman set up a trust to provide for his wife and children.

    In the 1850 census, Jones was listed as a convict. He may have set up this trust before/after his incarceration to provide for his family.

    FamilySearch.org, Deeds (Catawba County, North Carolina), 1842-1902; general index to deeds, 1837-1926; index to real estate conveyances, 1837-1926, film 593288, vol. 3, p. 20-21, img 15-16
    1856 Citation to Settlement for Jones Chapman
    1856 Citation to Settlement for Jones Chapman
    21 August 1856, Spartan, p. 3

    J. M. Bowden is petitioning for Letters of Administration for the estate of Jones Chapman, deceased.

    Newspapers.com
    1857 Citation of Settlement for William Chapman
    1857 Citation of Settlement for William Chapman
    17 September 1857, Spartan, p. 3

    Article concerning the settlement of the estate of William Chapman, deceased.

    Those named in the article: John H Chapman, David McDowell and Martha his wife, Charles Copeland and Elizabeth his wife, Jesse Copeland and Sarah his wife, Ann Ramsey, Jesse Bullington and Nancy his wife, John Copeland and Judith his wife, and the heirs at law of Jones Chapman.

    Newspapers.com
    1857 Final Settlements for the Estate of Wm Chapman Sen
    1857 Final Settlements for the Estate of Wm Chapman Sen
    29 September 1856-17 October 1857, Spartanburg County, South Carolina

    On 16 Oct 1855 - Wm Chapman's land was sold at public auction to Charles Copeland (the highest bidder). The land was sold for over $4,000. Each heir will receive $163.36.
    29 Sep 1856 - Ann Ramsey paid $305.35.
    18 Oct 1856 - Lemuel Clement and wife paid $163.36
    23 Oct 1856 - Hugh McDowell and wife, David McDowell and wife, and Wm J Green and wife paid $163.36
    25 Dec 1856 - E R Clement and wife paid $163.36
    26 Dec 1856 - Jesse Bullington and wife paid $300.00
    3 Jan 1857 - Charles Copeland and wife paid $163.36
    7 Mar 1857 - Elizabeth Chapman paid $163.36
    18 May 1857 - Jesse Copeland and wife paid $163.36
    2 Jul 1857 - John Copeland and wife paid $163.36
    1 Oct 1857 - Wm Chapman paid $163.36
    17 Oct 1857 - John H Chapman paid $345.66
    17 Oct 1857 - Heirs of Jones Chapman paid $345.66
    All of the other heirs (besides John H Chapman and the heirs of Jones Chapman) will received $170.87 more.

    FamilySearch.org, Estate papers, 1787-1900 (Spartanburg County, South Carolina), film 2455668, file no. 2152, img 610-613
    1858 Petition for Guardianship for Children of Jones Chapman
    1858 Petition for Guardianship for Children of Jones Chapman
    23 February 1858, Spartanburg County, South Carolina

    The minor children of Jones Chapman: William L, Louiza Catherine, Eliza, John, Sarah Caroline, and George W Chapman.

    Document 1: William L, Louiza Catherine, Eliza, and John Chapman are all over the age of consent (12 years old). They are entitled to a share of the estate of their grandfather, William Chapman. Because of their minority, there is no one authorized to receive their funds or look after their interests. They petition that J M Bowden may be appointed their guardian in chief, who will enter into a security bond.

    Document 2: Nancy Mary Ann Chapman petitions that Sarah Caroline and George W Chapman are minor children under the age of 12. They are entitled to a share of the estate of their late grandfather, William Chapman. Because of their age and minority, there is no one qualified to look after their funds and protect their interests. They petition that J M Bowden may be appointed their guardian in chief, who will enter into a security bond.

    FamilySearch.org, Estate papers, 1787-1900 (Spartanburg County, South Carolina), film 2455740, file no. 2852, img 564 and 566