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The Chapple Family of Devon

29. John James CHAPPLE [Parents]. Born 1721. It’s not known when John James died.


On 14/4/1744, when John James was age about 23, he married Hannah NEWBERY in Stockland. Born 1722, Hannah died 1756, age 34.


They had the following children, all baptized in Dalwood:


(1) William, baptized 27/12/1744. (2) John, baptized 5/3/1756. (3) James, baptized 5/3/1756.


John James also married Katherine, marriage date & her maiden name unknown.


They had the following children, all baptized in Dalwood:


(1) Anne, baptized 12/7/1761. (2) Meriath, baptized 7/2/1768. (3) Jane, baptized 15/4/1770. (4) Mary, baptized 4/10/1772.


30. James CHAPPLE [Parents]. Born about 1726, it’s not known when James died.


On 10/5/1757 when James was age  about 31, he married Ann HOWELL in Axminster. It’s not known when Ann was born or died.


They had the following children:


(1) Esther, born 1758 in Colyton and died in January 1844 in Colyton, age about 85. She was buried there 1/2/1844. (2) Joanna, born 1760. (3) Mary. (4) James [39].


31. Richard CHAPPLE [Parents]. Baptized 7/11/1742 in Dalwood.


On 24/2/1775 when Richard was age 32, he married Sarah BRYANT in Axminster. Sarah was born about 1746.


They had the following children:


(1) William [40]. (2) Thomas [41]. (3) Molly (Mary) born 1780 in Axminster. Molly died 1783, age 3. (4) Susanna, born 1783 in Axminster. (5) John, born 1786 in Axminster & died 1866 in Kilmington, age 80. Occupation: Grocer.

Eighth Generation (continued)

Ninth Generation

32. Robert CHAPPLE [Parents]. Baptized 20/3/1760 in Axminster, Robert died in August 1838 in Axminster, age 78, and was buried 12/8/1838 in Membury.


On 19/9/1784, when Robert was age 24, he married Ann STEVENS in Stockland. Born 1761, Ann died in November 1830 in Axminster, age about 69, and was buried in Membury 7/11/1830.


They had the following children:


(1) William, born 7/11/1788 & baptized 12/2/1792 in Membury. (2) Ann, born 6/10/1790 & baptized 12/2/1792 in Membury. (3) Richard, born 13/5/1792 & baptized 13/1/1796 in Membury. (4) George [42]. (5) Ann, born 6/10/1790 & baptized 12/2/1792 in Membury. (6) Henry [43]. (7) Thomas, born 17/9/1799 & baptized 20/5/1808 in Membury. (8) Sarah, born 7/7/1802 & baptized 20/5/1808 in Membury. In 1819 when Sarah was 17, she married William LEARM. (9) Mary, born 10/5/1805 & baptized 20/5/1808 in Membury.


33. Henry CHAPPLE [Parents]. Born 1762 in Axminster, Henry died August 1832 in Membury, age about 70, and was buried 1/9/1832 in Membury.


On 6/7/1787, when Henry was age about 25, he married Elizabeth BOWDITCH. Elizabeth was baptized 25/12/1763 in Membury & died there in September 1853, age about 90. Elizabeth was buried 11/9/1853 in Membury.


They had the following children (all events in Membury):


(1) Ann, born 1788. (2) Robert, born 1791. (3) William [44]. (4) John, baptized 30/11/1800 & died 1871, age about 70. He never married. (5) Elizabeth (known as Betsy), born 8/11/1802 and baptized 28/11/1802. Betsy died 1883, age 80. On 15/8/1827, when Betsy was age 24, she married Robert George LONG (1802-1861). (6) Richard, born 6/12/1803 and baptized 2/4/1809. Richard died in December 1844, age 41, and was buried 29/12/1841. (7) Thomas, born 24/1/1808 and baptized 2/4/1809. Thomas died 1882, age about 74.


34. John CHAPPLE [Parents]. Baptized 1/1/1765 in Axminster & died there quarter ending June 1844, age 80.


On 10/1/1788, when John was age 24, he married Sarah CHARLES in Axminster. Born in 1762, Sarah died in 1792, age about 30.


They had the following children:


(1) Robert [45]. (2) John, born 1789 & died in infancy. (3) Ann, born 1791. (4) William, baptized 16/9/1792 in Membury. (5) John, born 1792.

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