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Dee Burris Blakley ([personal profile] dee_burris) wrote2011-09-10 10:35 am

Sympathy Saturday: Chapin

DIED, last night about 12 o'clock, MISS LOUISA CHAPIN, daughter of Nathan Chapin, aged 23 years, of consumption.
Source: [Pennsylvania]National Gazette, 29 May 1823, retrieved from on 10 Sep 2011]

Louisa was the daughter of Nathan Chapin and Elizabeth Castner.
Fatal Accident - Mr. Seth Chapin, of Chickopee Parish, Springfield (Mass.) was burnt to death on the evening of the 13th inst. He was endeavoring to extinguish a fire that had communicated to a brush fence, and it is supposed he got entangled with the brush, and was unable to extricate himself; his body was found about 9 o'clock very badly burned - and it is supposed he perished almost instantly. His age was about 73.
Source: [Pennsylvania]National Gazette, 26 Apr 1832, retrieved from on 10 Sep 2011]

Seth Chapin was the son of Seth Chapin and Hannah Sikes, and was married to Sibyl Lombard on 1 Jan 1800 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA.

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