Throope Chapman

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Throope Chapman
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BornMarch 25, 1739
Ashford, Connecticut, USA
Readsboro, Vermont, USA
Spouse(s)Deborah Wilson [1]

Throope Chapman (1738–1794) was one of the founders of Readsboro, Vermont, USA. [2] [3] He served with Thomas Knowlton [4] as a member of Captain John Slapp’s 8th Co, First Connecticut Regiment, during the Campaign of 1757 in the French and Indian War [5] and also served in the Revolutionary War. He was a selectman in Readsboro through his death in 1794. [6]

Notable descendants include Welcome Chapman.

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