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This is page 9 of 19 tracing the history of the Chapple family of Devon. If you have a connection to any individual or family featured here, or if you want to leave us your feedback, contact us. Browse the Chapple pages by clicking the last page/next page buttonsor following the numbered e.g. [2] or parental [Parents] links.

The Chapple Family of Devon

48.Link to census Samuel CHAPPLE [Parents]. Born 29/7/1798 in Colyton & baptized there 12/8/1798. Samuel died 31/3/1870 in Axminster, age 71. Occupation: Shoemaker.

On 26/9/1836, when Samuel was age 36, he married Mary Ann SAMPSON in Axmouth, Devon.

They had the following children:


(1) Henry [60].  (2) Frederick Stone [61].


49. Link to censusJames CHAPPLE [Parents]. Baptized 9/7/1797 in Musbury & died 1877, age 79. Occupation: Cordwainer.

In 1821, when James was age about 23, he married Mary MINIFIE. Born 1798 in Salcombe Regis, Mary died 1885, age 87.

They had the following children:


(1) Charles [62]. (2) Silas [63]. (3) Tabitha, born in 8/1828 in Beer, Devon. (4) Absalom [64]. (5) Theophilus [65]. (6) Thirza, baptized 29/5/1835 in Beer. (7) William Minifye [66].


50. Link to censusWilliam CHAPPLE [Parents]. Born 1795 in Axminster, William died 1867 in Tiverton, age 72. Occupation: Yeoman farmer.

On 9/4/1825, when William was 29, he married Sarah COLE, daughter of George COLE & Elizabeth GODWIN, in Bristol. Sarah was born 1786 in Bristol.

They had the following children, all born Tiverton:


(1) Sarah Ellen Cole, born in 1827. Sarah Ellen Cole died 1892 in Tiverton, age 65. (2) John Cole [67]. (3) William, born 1830. William died 22/10/1853 in Tiverton, age 23. (4) Emma, born 1833. Emma married William GLENDINING, born 1819 in Tiverton. More information is available about the Glendining family. (5) James, born 1835. (6) Robert, born 1837. (7) Francis, born 1839. Francis died 13/1/1840 in Tiverton.
(8) Mary, born 1841.


51.Link to census James Cole CHAPPLE [Parents]. Baptized 24/9/1797 in Axminster, James died 1862 in St Thomas, Devon, age 64. Occupation: Superintendent of Excise.

It is not known who James Cole married, but they had the following children:

(1) Maria, born about 1837 in Alloa, Scotland. (2) Walter [68]. (3) Blanch, born about 1846 in Crediton. (4) Rose, born about 1847 in Exeter.

In quarter ending March 1848, when James Cole was age about 51, he married Mary Kerslake BURDGE in Exeter. Mary was born about 1828  in Taunton.

They had the following children, all born Exeter:


(1) Eugene, born about 1850. (2) Maud, born about 1851. (3) Dora Louise, born quarter ending September 1853. (4) Garth [69]. (5) Ruth, born quarter ending September 1856. (6) Percy, born quarter ending June 1858. (7) Ernest, born about 1862.


52. Link to censusRobert CHAPPLE [Parents]. Born 15/4/1799 in Axminster, Robert died there 1/11/1859, age 60. Buried 6/11/1859 in Membury.

On 27/6/1816, when Robert was 17, he married Mary WHITE, in Axminster. Born 1789 in Axminster, Mary died there 19/1/1868, age 79.

They had the following children:


(1) Robert [70]. (2) Mary Ann, born 1821. Mary Ann died 19/11/1877 in Axminster, age 56 & was buried there 21/11/1877.


53. Link to censusEdwin CHAPPLE [Parents]. Born about 1825 in Axminster, Edwin died quarter ending December 1894, age given as 68. Occupation: Bank manager.

In 1862, when Edwin was 37, he married Sarah Ann WAKELY, daughter of  William WAKELY & Charlotte HARRIS, in Axminster. Baptized 15/9/1833 in Bridport, Sarah Ann died 1897 in Axminster, age about 64.

They had the following children, all born Axminster:


(1) William Edwin Pitfield, born 20/8/1863. William Edwin died in 1927, age 63. Occupation: Solicitor of Trinity Square, Axminster.
(2) Charlotte Edwina Pitfield, born 1865 & died in 1957, age 92. (3) Julia Elizabeth, born 1868.

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