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The Chapple Family of Devon

5. John CHAPPLE [Parents]. Born 1587 and baptized 6/8/1587 in Dalwood, John died around February 1628, age 42, and was buried 7/2/1628 in Colyton.


On 3/11/1607, when John was age 20, he married Jane BOLLE in Colyton. Born 1585, Jane died in January 1628, age about 43, and was buried 10/1/1628 in Colyton.


They had the following children, all events in Colyton unless stated oherwise:


(1) John, baptized 15/7/1609 and died around November 1609, age around 3 months. He was buried 5/11/1609. (2) Link to historical noteJane, baptized 19/8/1610. On 30/9/1635, when Jane was age 25, she married Thomas COX. (3) James, baptized 15/11/1612. James was executed for murder in 1635, age about 23. (4) Margaret, baptized 11/4/1617. On 2/9/1642, Margaret married Henry POLLARD. (5) William, baptized 25/7/1618. (6) Thomasin, baptized 9/8/1622. On 4/7/1657, Thomasin married Philip TICKEN.


6. Philip CHAPPLE [Parents]. Born about 1599 in Dalwood. It’s not known when Philip died.


On 24/4/1620 when Philip was age about 21, he married Grace HUNT in Offwell. Grace was born 1601. It’s not known when she died.


They had the following children:


(1) Philip [10].  (2)  Zachary [11].


7. John CHAPPLE [Parents]. Born in 1584, John died in 1670, age 86.


On 27/4/1614, when John was age 30, he married Mary WOODLAND, in Seaton & Beer. Mary was born about 1586 & died in 1643, age 57.


They had the following children:


(1) Nicholas [12]. (2) Jesebee, born in 1618. (3) Joan, baptized 4/11/1621 in Seaton and Beer. (4) Agnes, baptized 10/7/1625 in Seaton & Beer.


On 5/12/1646, when John was age 62, he married Joan EDWARDS in Seaton & Beer. Joan was born about 1610. The entry in Seaton & Beer Parish Register (marriage) reads: “1646: Chappell, John widdowman & Jone Edwards servant unto Mistress Elizabeth Starre, widow 5 Dec”.


8. Robert CHAPPLE [Parents]. Born about 1588 in Axminster. Robert’s wife is unknown.


They had the following children:


(1) Mary, baptized 21/2/1626 in Axmouth. Mary died 20/8/1626. (2) William, died about 1697. On 16/5/1654 William married Elizabeth FARRANT (died 1696). (3) Robert. (4) Sarah. (5) Susana, born about 1635 in Axmouth. On 23/7/1656, Susana married John HAWKER. (6) Judith. On 11/2/1656, Judith married John HORWOODE  in Axmouth. (7) Daniell.


9. Richard CHAPPLE [Parents]. Baptized 14/3/1582 in Dalwood. It’s not known when Richard died. His wife’s identity is unknown.

They had the following children, all born/baptized in Dalwood:


(1) Thomasyn, baptized 4/9/1608. (2) Richard [13]. (3) John, born about 1615. John married Grace BRIDLE (born abt. 1620-?) Marriage date unknown.

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