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Joseph Chapman
b. 1745 Halifax Co., Virginia - d. 1835 Pickens Co., South Carolina
Ancestor #
Y-DNA Haplogroup:
R-M269 (predicted)


Joseph was b. 25 Dec 1745 in Halifax County, VA, (Halifax County was not formed until 1752 out of Lunenburg Co). He was a Revolutionary War veteran from NC and had service against the Cherokee, d. 18 Jan 1836 in Turkey Creek, Pickens County, SC.

He married Mary Clark, 1770 in VA, b. 1755 in Halifax, Halifax Co, VA, d. 1835 in Pickens, Pickens County, SC.

Autosomal DNA and Y-DNA of descendants match that of descendants of Enoch Chapman (b. 1752) and John Chapman (b. 1750) suggesting they are of the same family.

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Nancy Crayton
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Joseph Chapman

b. 25 Dec 1745 in Halifax Co, VA d. 18 Jan 1836 Pickens Co. SC



b. 1827 in South Carolina d. after 19 Jun 1880 Eastatoe, Transylvania, NC


1. Nancy Chapman b. abt 1769 Guilford Co., NC d. unknown

married John Patterson Jr.


William Patterson b. abt 1795

Enoch Patterson b. abt 1802

Elizabeth Patterson b. abt 1808

Joseph Patterson

John Patterson

Jeremiah Patterson

Samuel Patterson

Hiram Patterson

Hannah Patterson

2. William Chapman b. abt 1772 Guilford Co., NC d. unknown

married Dorcus


Joseph Chapman b. abt 1794

William Chapman b. abt 1797

Mary Chapman b. abt 1802

James Chapman b. abt 1803

Violet Chapman b. abt 1808

Jeremiah Chapman b. abt 1810

3. John Martin Chapman b. abt 1774 Guilford Co., NC d. 1922

Descendant George Chapman 1830

married 1 Christiana Hubbard


Fields Chapman b. abt 1802

Henson Chapman b. abt 1807

Ruth Chapman b. Dec 1820

John M. Chapman

married 2 Nancy Pulliam


Josiah "Big Joe" Chapman b. 1829

4. Jeremiah Chapman b. abt 1776

married 1 Betsy

married 2 Betsy Gibson

5. Elizabeth Chapman b. 1778 Guilford Co., NC

married 1 George McGee

married 2 William Boze

6. Joseph Chapman Jr. b. abt 1782

married Mary ?


John Chapman

Thomas Chapan

Betsy Chapman

Mary Chapman

Nancy Chapman

7. Unknown Chapman b. abt 1784

married Solomon McGee

8. Enoch Chapman b. abt 1785

9. Jan Chapman b. abt 1788

married John Garner


William Pinckney Garner b. 1823

Nancy Garner

Elizabeth Garner

Henry Garner

Geroge Washington Garner

10 George Chapman b. 6 Jun 1800 Pendleton Co., SC

More information on George Chapman

married Mariam Frasier


Elizabeth Bea Chapman b. 1821

Joseph L. Chapman b. 1823

James Monroe Chapman b. 1825

Mary Chapman b. 1827

Sarah Chapman b. 1829

Martha Chapman b. 1831

Harriet K. Chapman b. 1833

Thomas K. Chapman b. 1835

Phillip B. Chapman b. 1837

Geroge Chapman b. 1841

Frances Chapan b. 1846

11. Violet Chapman

married William Lynch

12. Polly Chapman

married William C. Ladd

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