|Born||March 25, 1739|
Ashford, Connecticut, USA
Readsboro, Vermont, USA
Throope Chapman (1738–1794) was one of the founders of Readsboro, Vermont, USA.He served with Thomas Knowlton as a member of Captain John Slapp’s 8th Co, First Connecticut Regiment, during the Campaign of 1757 in the French and Indian War and also served in the Revolutionary War. He was a selectman in Readsboro through his death in 1794.
Notable descendants include Welcome Chapman.
Suffield is a town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States. It was once within the boundaries of Massachusetts. The town is located in the Connecticut River Valley with the town of Enfield neighboring to the east. In 1900, 3,521 people lived in Suffield; as of the 2010 census, the population was 15,735. The town center is a census-designated place listed as Suffield Depot in U.S. Census records.
Deerfield is a town in Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States. Settled near the Connecticut River in the 17th century during the colonial era, the population was 5,125 as of the 2010 census. Deerfield is part of the Springfield, Massachusetts Metropolitan Statistical Area in western Massachusetts, lying 30 miles (48 km) north of the city of Springfield.
Claremont is the only city in Sullivan County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 13,355 at the 2010 census, and in 2019 the population was estimated at 12,932.
Readsboro is a town in Bennington County, Vermont, United States. The town was named after John Reade, a landholder. The population was 763 at the 2010 census, a decrease of 46 from the previous census, though the population was 857 as of 1859. The hamlet of Heartwellville is in the northern part of Readsboro, approximately 5 miles (8 km) north on Route 100 from the hamlet of Readsboro.
Weathersfield is a town in Windsor County, Vermont, United States. The population was 2,825 at the 2010 census.
Windsor is a town in Windsor County, Vermont, United States. As the "Birthplace of Vermont", the town is where the Constitution of Vermont was adopted in 1777, thus marking the founding of the Vermont Republic, a sovereign state until 1791, when Vermont joined the United States. Over much of its history, Windsor was home to a variety of manufacturing enterprises. Its population was 3,553 at the 2010 census.
The Pioneer Valley is the colloquial and promotional name for the portion of the Connecticut River Valley that is in Massachusetts in the United States. It is generally taken to comprise the three counties of Hampden, Hampshire, and Franklin. The lower Pioneer Valley corresponds to the Springfield, Massachusetts metropolitan area, the region's urban center, and the seat of Hampden County. The upper Pioneer Valley region includes the smaller cities of Northampton and Greenfield, the county seats of Hampshire and Franklin counties, respectively.
Jonathan Hunt was an American lawyer and politician from Vermont. He was a member of the United States House of Representatives for the state of Vermont and was a member of the prominent Hunt family of Vermont.
Martin Chittenden was an American politician from Vermont. He served as a United States Representative from 1803 to 1813 and as the seventh Governor of Vermont from 1813 to 1815, during a crucial portion of the War of 1812.
Thomas W. Knowlton was an American patriot who served in the French and Indian War and was a colonel during the American Revolution. Knowlton is considered America's first Intelligence professional, and his unit, Knowlton's Rangers, gathered intelligence during the early Revolutionary War. Knowlton was killed in action at the Battle of Harlem Heights.
The Litchfield Law School of Litchfield, Connecticut, was the first law school established in America. It was an independent institution for legal education, unaffiliated with any college or university. It was created by Tapping Reeve, who took his first student in 1774 and had begun teaching by lecture by 1784; Reeve later became the Chief Justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court. By the time the school closed in 1833, over 1,100 students had attended the institution, including Aaron Burr and John C. Calhoun.
The Pocumtuc or Deerfield Indians are a prominent Native American tribe originally inhabiting western areas of what is now Massachusetts, especially around the confluence of the Deerfield and Connecticut Rivers in today's Franklin County. Their territory also included much of current-day Hampden and Hampshire Counties, plus areas now in northern Connecticut and southern Vermont. Their principal village, also known as Pocumtuck, was in the vicinity of the present day village of Deerfield. Their language, now extinct, was an R-dialect of the Algonquian language family, most likely related to the Wappinger and nearby Mahican tribes of the Hudson River Valley.
George Sheldon (1818–1916) led one of the first historic preservation societies in the United States.
Jonathan Hunt was an American pioneer, landowner and politician from Vernon, Vermont. He served as Lieutenant Governor of Vermont and was a member of the prominent Hunt family of Vermont.
Carlos Coolidge was an American Whig politician, a lawyer, a Vermont State Representative, the Speaker of the Vermont House, a State Senator, and the nineteenth Governor of Vermont.
Asa Lyon was an American politician. He served as a United States Representative from Vermont.
The Pocumtuck Range, also referred to as the Pocumtuck Ridge, is the northernmost subrange of the Metacomet Ridge mountain range of southern New England. Located in Franklin County, Massachusetts, between the Connecticut River and the Deerfield River valleys, the Pocumtuck Range is a popular hiking destination known for its continuous high cliffs, scenic vistas, and microclimate ecosystems.
Nathan Clark was a Vermont colonial and Revolutionary War leader who served as Speaker of the Vermont House of Representatives.
Luke Knowlton was a political leader of colonial Vermont, the Vermont Republic, and the state of Vermont. He served as a Justice of the Vermont Supreme Court, a member of the Governor's Council, and a member of the Vermont House of Representatives.
Arthur P. Carpenter was an attorney and government official from Vermont. A Democrat, among the offices in which he served was United States Marshal for the District of Vermont (1914-1922) and judge of the Brattleboro, Vermont municipal court (1923-1929).
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