b. 1753 Staunton, Augusta Co., Virginia
Jacob Chapman, according to documents in his Revolutionary War file was born in 1753 in Staunton, Augusta Co., VA. He married Margaret Burns June 16, 1779 in Greenbrier Co. VA [There is also a minister’s return filed in Rockingham Co with date of July 14, 1779]. In addition to Augusta and Greenbrier Cos he resided in Nicholas Co. There is supposed to be a will in Clay Co. will book 1, page 17 that established him as the father of William C. Chapman and the grandfather of William O. Chapman. CFA needs a copy of that will.
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