Fred Chapman (1893 - 1919)

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Firsby (st. Andrew) Churchyard,
United Kingdom

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Service number: 210278
Rank: Sapper
Regiment: Royal Engineers
Unit/ship/squadron: 2nd Railway Tel. Coy.

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Ted Chapman's

Ted Chapman's

Roderick Murray Kelt Memorial Page 4

Roderick Murray Kelt Memorial Page 4

Leonard B. Chapman

Leonard B. Chapman

Martin O. Senseny and Family

Martin O. Senseny and Family

Ensign Ted Chapman

Ensign Ted Chapman

Louis Phillip Theriault & buddies

Louis Phillip Theriault & buddies

Wilmot Henry Chapman, Civil War

Wilmot Henry Chapman, Civil War

Sgt. Leonard John Chapman

Sgt. Leonard John Chapman

Leonard John Chapman, fishing

Leonard John Chapman, fishing

Leonard John Chapman

Leonard John Chapman

Leonard John Chapman, 1914

Leonard John Chapman, 1914

 Leonard J. & Eldridge Chapman

Leonard J. & Eldridge Chapman

Pvt. Leonard J. Chapman, aircraft

Pvt. Leonard J. Chapman, aircraft

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Pvt. Leonard J. Chapman, 1929 Ted Chapman's Roderick Murray Kelt Memorial Page 4 Leonard B. Chapman

Timeline

1893 - In the year that Fred Chapman was born, a songbook, called Song Stories for the Kindergarten, was published by sisters Patty and Mildred Hill. One of the songs included in the book was "Good Morning to All" - later the lyrics were changed and it became "Happy Birthday to You".

1902 - When he was just 9 years old, the Bureau of the Census was established. This was the government department that was a boon to family historians - it, even now, is responsible for taking the census and provides demographic information and analyses about the population of the United States.

1907 - By the time he was just 14 years old, in October, over a 3 week period, the New York stock exchange fell almost 50% from the previous year's high mark. Public panic ensued and there were runs on banks since the U.S. was in the middle of a recession. J.P. Morgan offered his own fortune to back the banks and he was followed by other financiers. This temporarily shored up the banking system, stopping the immediate panic. All of this led to the creation of the Federal Reserve.

1910 - Fred was 17 years old when the Mann Act, also called the White-Slave Traffic Act, was signed into law. Its purpose was to make it a felony to engage in interstate or foreign commerce transport of "any woman or girl for the purpose of prostitution or debauchery, or for any other immoral purpose". But the language was so broad that it was also applied to consensual sex between adults when wished.

1919 - In the year of Fred Chapman's passing, Indian lawyer Mahatma Gandhi initiated the Satyagraha campaigns, beginning the nonviolent resistance movement against British rule of India. Satyagraha means "holding onto truth" and the campaign for India independence, which was eventually obtained, called for "self-suffering" rather than inflicting suffering (i.e., violence) on others.

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Fred Chapman passed away on March 2, 1919 at age 26. No cause of death has been entered. He was buried in Firsby (st. Andrew) Churchyard, United Kingdom. He was born around 1893. We are unaware of information about Fred's surviving family.

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