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Dorothy Emily Chapman[1]

Female 1889 - 1931  (41 years)


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  • Name Dorothy Emily Chapman  [2
    Born 4 Oct 1889  prob. San Francisco, San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Female 
    FamilySearch ID LD51-KCW 
    Died 2 Jun 1931  New London, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried Cedar Grove Cemetery, New London, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5836  Main
    Last Modified 23 Jul 2017 

    Father Wilfrid B. Chapman,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Dora Sherwood,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F2698  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Benjamin Sturtevant Foss,   b. 9 Oct 1886,   d. 29 Jun 1961  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 23 Aug 1911  San Francisco, San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Divorced 21 Aug 1921  Reno, NV Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
    +1. B. Foss, Jr.
    +2. Eugene Noble Foss, II,   b. 1912,   d. 1995  (Age 83 years)
    +3. B. Foss
    +4. D. Foss
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2006 
    Family ID F2688  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 William Albert Hickman,   b. 22 Dec 1878, Dorchester Parish, Westmorland, New Brunswich, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1957  (Age 78 years) 
    Married Aft 21 Aug 1921 
    Notes 
    Married:
    • Paul Foss notes:

      "In a needless-to-say extraordinary occurrence, Albert divorced Esther and Dorothy divorced Benjamin thereby enabling Albert and Dorothy to be wed."

      Helen M. Petchey in "The Hickmans in Dorchester's Heyday!" notes:

      "W. Albert Hickman was twice married, first to Esther Foss, a daughter of Eugene Foss, a three-term govenor of Massachussets; and second to Dorothy Chapman Foss of California." [3, 6]
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2006 
    Family ID F2232  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Oct 1889 - prob. San Francisco, San Francisco, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Aug 1911 - San Francisco, San Francisco, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDivorced - 21 Aug 1921 - Reno, NV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Jun 1931 - New London, CT Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Cedar Grove Cemetery, New London, CT Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Notes 
    • Paul Foss notes:

      "Dorothy Emily Chapman was born on October 4, 1889, probably in San Francisco, and died on June 2, 1931, age 42, of an embolism following a minor surgical operation.  She is buried in New London, CT, in Lot 8, Section 9, of the Cedar Grove Cemetery (Dorothy C. Hickman)" [3]

  • Sources 
    1. [SAuth] John Spencer Howell, Jr., John Spencer Howell, Jr., (http://www.jhowell.com/ jhowell@jhowell.com).

    2. [S1306] Paul Foss, (Paul Foss [pwfoss@earthlink.net]), email 25 Feb 2006 - "Your William Albert Hickman appears the first husband of my great-great-aunt Esther Foss (not "Goss") and the second husband of my grandmother Dorothy Chapman Foss (not "Goss.")  Esther and Dorothy were sisters-in-law." (Reliability: 0).

    3. [S1306] Paul Foss, (Paul Foss [pwfoss@earthlink.net]), 25 Feb 2006 email (Reliability: 0).

    4. [S1311] Julie's Genealogy, (http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=jewelweed - jewel-weed@earthlink.net), http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=jewelweed&id=I1743 (Reliability: 0).

    5. [S1311] Julie's Genealogy, (http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=jewelweed - jewel-weed@earthlink.net), http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=jewelweed&id=I1747 (Reliability: 0).

    6. [S1132] Helen M. Petchey - The Hickmans in Dorchester's Heyday, Helen M. Petchey, (Published cir.1992 ISBN-0-9691600-4-6), p. 11 (Reliability: 0).