Biography - Joseph Chapman

Joseph R. CHAPMAN, farmer, P. O. Raymond, was born August 1, 1843; son of William CHAPMAN (see history), and was raised to a life of farming. April 25, 1867, he married Miss Catharine HENDRICKSON, born May 18, 1844, who died July 22, 1878, leaving three children - Robert, Gideon P. and Samuel Byron. July 29, 1880, he married Miss Isabel ROGERS, born April 18, 1856, daughter of William ROGERS, of Macoupin County. By this union Mr. CHAPMAN has one child, Grace Reynolds. Mr. CHAPMAN served during the late war as a member of Company H, One Hundred and Forty-third Illinois Infantry, under Capt. James F. STEWART. He is a Methodist, and a Republican. His wife is a member of the Christian Church.

Extracted 20 Nov 2016 by Norma Hass from 1882 History of Bond and Montgomery Counties, Illinois, Part 2 Biographical Department, page 217.

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