William L Chapman

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  • Name William L Chapman 
    Born Abt 1837  North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I3443  Muse-Nagy
    Last Modified 12 Sep 2019 

    Father Jones Chapman,   b. Abt 1822, South Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 21 Aug 1856, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years) 
    Mother 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) 
    Family ID F1206  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Documents
    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
    1860 US Census for Nancy Chapman Household
    1860 US Census for Nancy Chapman Household
    Catawba County, North Carolina

    In the household:
    Nancy Chapman, 44, farmer, born in NC
    W L, 23, tanner, born in NC
    Louiza, 21, born in NC
    Eliza, 18, born in NC
    John H, 17, born in NC
    Sarah, 14, born in NC
    Geo W, 12, born in NC
    Frances E, 7, born in NC
    1867 Land Deed for Nancy M and William L Chapman
    1867 Land Deed for Nancy M and William L Chapman
    16 April 1867, Catawba County, North Carolina

    Grantor: Nancy M Chapman of Catawba Co, NC
    Grantee: William L Chapman (her son) of Catawba Co, NC
    Cost: $5 and for the natural love and affection which she has toward her son
    Tract: in the county of Catawba, on the waters of Jacobs Creek. 195 acres

    FamilySearch.org, Deeds (Catawba County, North Carolina), 1842-1902; general index to deeds, 1837-1926; index to real estate conveyances, 1837-1926, film 593291, vol. 6, p. 202, img 110
    1868 Will of Nancy M Chapman
    1868 Will of Nancy M Chapman
    5 December 1868, Catawba County, North Carolina

    Children mentioned: William L, Luiza Hicks, Eliza Cline, Sarah C Wacasser, Geo W, and Francis E.

    FamilySearch.org, Wills, 1843-1939; index to wills, 1843-1966 (Catawba County, North Carolina), film 593308, vol. 2, p. 1-3, img 173-174