John Chappelear

Male 1774 - 1820  (46 years)


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  • Name John Chappelear 
    Born 1765/74  St. Mary's, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Birth year and location based on "The Chappelear Family, Forth Generation" page 27 provided by the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR).
    Gender Male 
    Died Mar-May 1820  St. Mary's, St. Mary's County, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I617  Mackley
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2019 

    Father James Chappelear,   b. Abt. 1730/41, St Marys, St Mary's, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1808, St Marys, St Mary's, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Dent,   b. Abt. 1740, St Marys, St Mary's, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt. 1808, St Marys, St Mary's, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Married Abt. 1772  [1
    • The estimated marriage date based on the birth date of her father John Dent (23 July 1748).
    Family ID F54  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Dorothy Legal 
    Married 5 Feb 1798  St.. Mary's County, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F201  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Dent Tycer 
    Married
    • Never married. First wife of John Chappelear disappeared shortly after marriage and never reappeared.
      Source: The Chappelear Family by Nancy Chappelear, 1918-., page 49.
    Children 
     1. Julius Caesar Tycer,   b. 1 Jul 1812, St. Mary's, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Elizabeth Dent Tycer,   b. 30 May 1818, St. Mary's, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F275  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    John Chappelear Marriage to Dorothy Legal Record
    John Chappelear Marriage to Dorothy Legal Record
    Date: 5 February 1798
    Location: St. Mary's County, Maryland, USA

    Citation
    "Maryland County Marriages, 1658-1940," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F4NB-F5V : 16 March 2018), John Chappelea and Dorthy, 4 Feb 1798; citing , Saint Mary's, Maryland, United States, clerk of the circuit court from various counties; FHL microfilm 989,061. Film 989062. Image 463.
    John Chappelear Will and Last Testament Abstract
    John Chappelear Will and Last Testament Abstract
    Date: 24 March 1820 (Executed)
    Date: 9 May 1820 (Probate)

    This document is an abstract to facilitate reading the original Will.

    Source: FamilySearch.org; St. Mary's County, Maryland Wills 1803-1820
    John Chappelear Last Will and Testament
    John Chappelear Last Will and Testament
    Date: 24 March 1820 (Executed)
    Date: 9 May 1820 (Probate)
    Location: St. Mary's, Maryland, USA

    This document denotes the executor of his Will Elkanah Edwards.

    Source: FamilySearch.org Maryland Registrations of Wills Records, 1629-1999, St. Mary's Vol 1-3_Image 738-739.
    John Chappelear Last Will and Testament
    John Chappelear Last Will and Testament
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    John Chappelear Probate Accounting of Estate during Probate Process
    John Chappelear Probate Accounting of Estate during Probate Process
    Date: 1824
    Location: Mary's County, Maryland, USA

    "Maryland Register of Wills Records, 1629-1999," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-9YMF-5VX?cc=1803986&wc=SNY8-HZS%3A146536401%2C146797302 : 20 May 2014), St. Mary's > Accounts 1823-1831 > image 51 of 678; Hall of Records, Annapolis. Film 14433. Image 51.
    John Chappelear Probate Accounting of Estate during Probate
    John Chappelear Probate Accounting of Estate during Probate
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    John Chappelear Accounting of Estate during Probate
    John Chappelear Accounting of Estate during Probate
    Date: 1826 (date filed)
    Location: St. Mary's County, Maryland, USA

    This document denotes probate accounting of the John Chappelear estate during probate. Special note is that Mary Chappelear (married name Harrison) spouse of Joseph Harrison, is mentioned but in the further estate probate documents, she is not (1830 & 1844) and is evident that Mary may have died in the interim. Disbursement were to Henry Chappelear, Elizabeth Chappelear, Rebecca Chappelear, Ricahrd Chappelear and George Chappelear.

    "Maryland Register of Wills Records, 1629-1999," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-9YMF-5KQ?cc=1803986&wc=SNY8-HZS%3A146536401%2C146797302 : 20 May 2014), St. Mary's > Accounts 1823-1831 > image 100 of 678; Hall of Records, Annapolis. Film 14433. Image 100.
    John Chappelear Annual Valuation of Estate
    John Chappelear Annual Valuation of Estate
    Date: 15 June 1827
    Location: Mary's County, Maryland, USA

    Source: Annual Valuation of Estate 1826-1841 vol EJM1 Maryland, Registrations of Wills Records, 1629-1999, St. Mary's County. Film 5267661. Images 38-39.
    John Chappelear Annual Valuation of Estate
    John Chappelear Annual Valuation of Estate
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    John Chappelear Last Will and Testament Executor Court Submission
    John Chappelear Last Will and Testament Executor Court Submission
    Date: 7 February 1828
    Location: St. Mary's, Maryland, USA

    This document denotes the court receiving $155.15 from Henry Chappelear, brother of John Chappelear, to execute official claim as Executor to his Will. And Richard F. Chappelear, son of Henry, was also acting as attorney for his father.

    Source: FamilySearh.org Film 5187544. Image 123.
    John Chappelear Release Receipt of Estate during Probate
    John Chappelear Release Receipt of Estate during Probate
    Date; 28 September 1830
    Location: St. Mary's, Maryland, USA

    This document denotes settlement of the estate. While George Chappelear and Elizabeth Chappelear, brother and sister to John Chappelear, Mary Chappelear is not mentioned and it is evident that Mary had died in the interim.

    "Maryland Register of Wills Records, 1629-1999," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-GBHG-Z5L?cc=1803986&wc=SNYD-2NB%3A146536401%2C149053201 : 20 May 2014), St. Mary's > Releases, receipts and power of attorney 1826-1839 vol 1 > image 238 of 745; Hall of Records, Annapolis. Image 238.
    John Chappelear Release Receipt of Estate during Probate
    John Chappelear Release Receipt of Estate during Probate
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    John Chappelear Final Settlement Payments of his Estate
    John Chappelear Final Settlement Payments of his Estate
    Date: 1 March 1844 (date filed)
    Location: St. Mary's, Maryland, USA

    This document is the final settlement of the estate of John Chappelear. While in the settlement of the estate of John Chappelear in 1826, Mary Chappelear is mentioned, whose spouse was Joseph Harrison, she is not in the final settlement and it is evident that Mary had died in the interim as is also the case wherein she is not mentioned in the 1830 settlement document of the estate.

    "Maryland Register of Wills Records, 1629-1999," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-8BHG-S2H?cc=1803986&wc=SNYD-VZZ%3A146536401%2C149060601 : 20 May 2014), St. Mary's > Releases, receipts and power of attorney 1839-1857 vol 2 > image 186 of 602; Hall of Records, Annapolis. Film 5187545. Images 185-186.
    John Chappelear Final Settlement Payments of his Estate
    John Chappelear Final Settlement Payments of his Estate
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    Histories
    James Chappelear and Elizabeth Dent Family
    James Chappelear and Elizabeth Dent Family
    This one page document provides additional information regarding the James Chappelear and Elizabeth Dent family and their children spouses.

    Source: Familes of Virginia, Volume II by George Warren Chappelear, Harrisonburg, Virginia, page 74.

  • Notes 
    • It has been suggested that that Dorothy Legal, was someone who came in at the port of Benedict, got herself married; then decided to leave the area. John Chappelear,
      Source: The Chappelear Family by Nancy Chappelear, 1918-., page 48.

      In the Will and Last Testament of John Chappelear, he states, "It is hereby my request & I enjoin my Executors herein after-mentioned, That, provided Elizabeth D. Tycer the mother of my aforesaid children male no objection, they shall petition the General Assembly of the State of Maryland to change the named of my said son & daughter that is their Sir named, from Tycer to Chappelear." (The "illegitimate" children are Julius and Elizabeth, mentioned in his Will).

  • Sources 
    1. [S130] The Dent Family, Daughters of the American Revolution.