Dea. Samuel Chapin1

#2097, (circa 1598 - 11 November 1675)
Relationship8th great-grandfather of William David Lewis
Father*John Chapin2 (c 1566 - a 1600)
Mother*Phillipe Easton2 ( - a 1600)

Family

Cicely Penney b. c 1601, d. 1682/83
Children 1.Sarah Chapin+13 (c 1623 - 1684)
 2.David Chapin+14 (c 1624 - 1672)
 3.Catherine Chapin+13 (1626 - 1712)
 4.Henry Chapin+15 (c 1630 - 1718)
 5.____ Chapin16 (c 1630 - c 1634)
 6.John Chapin17 (c 1632/33 - b 1639)
 7.Honor Chapin18 (c 1636 - s 1637)
 8.Josiah Chapin+15 (c 1637 - 1726)
 9.Japhet Chapin+19 (c 1642 - 1712)
 10. Hannah Chapin+20 (1644 - 1719)
Birth*circa 1598He was born circa 1598 at Devon, EnglandG.1 
Baptism8 October 1598He was baptized on 8 October 1598 at St. John the Baptist Church, Paignton, Devon, EnglandG.3,1
20 January 1614/15In George Stone's will dated 20 January 1614/15, Dea. Samuel Chapin was named as an heir.4 
Marriage*9 February 1623/24He married Cicely Penney, daughter of Henry Penney and Jane _____, on 9 February 1623/24 at DevonG.5,1
Probate18 May 1630He witnessed the probate of the estate of Henry Penney on 18 May 1630 at DevonG; inventory.6 
after October 1637He and Cicely Penney migrated to Massachusetts BayG after October 1637 from Devon, England (sometime after the baptism of Josiah.)7,8 
1639He and Cicely Penney lived in 1639 at Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MassachusettsG.9,10 
1641He was admitted as a Freeman in 1641 at Suffolk Co., MassachusettsG.9 
1642/43He and Cicely Penney removed in 1642/43 Agawam settlement (Springfield) during the winter.9 
between 1644 and 1652He held the office of selectman between 1644 and 1652 at Springfield, Massachusetts.9 
Marriage27 February 1670/71He witnessed the marriage of Nathaniel Holcomb and Mary Bliss on 27 February 1670/71 at Springfield, Hampshire Co., MassachusettsG.11 
Death*11 November 1675He died on 11 November 1675 "about eleven of the clock in the eve" at Chicopee, Hampden Co., MassachusettsG.12 
ChartsAncestors of William D. Lewis

Citations

  1. [S756] Gilbert Warren Chapin, compiler, The Chapin Book of Genealogical Data (Hartford, Connecticut: Chapin Family Association, 1924), p. 2. Hereinafter cited as Chapin Book of Genealogical Data.
  2. [S756] Gilbert Warren Chapin, Chapin Book of Genealogical Data, p. X.
  3. [S1704] St. John the Baptist Register of Christenings, Weddings & Burials, 1559 - 1743, Paignton, Devon, England; repository Devon Heritage Centre, Great Moor House, Exeter, Devon, England, approx. page 32. Samuel son of John Chapin, bapt. 8 Oct 1598, online FindMyPast.com.
  4. [S1705] Howard Millar Chapin, "The English Ancestry of Dea. Samuel Chapin of Springfield, Mass.", The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 83 (July 1929): p. 354, citing probate record of George Stone from the Consistory Court of Exeter, fo. 352. Names wife Phillip [sic], her son Samuel, her eldest son Thomas, Johan [née Chapin] and John ("my godsone") Norracott, brother-in-law Phillipp Maynerd, brother Martyn Stone; wife Phillipp named as executrix; witnesses David Dines, vicar of Payington, Thomas Cater, Margaret Belfeild. Inventory value £43 6s 6d. Proved at Exeter "1[?] January 1616/17."
  5. [S1704] St. John (Paignton) Parish Register, Paignton, Devon, England: approx. page 164. "Samuell Chapin and Cicely Peny" marr. 9 Feb 1623 [1623/24].
  6. [S756] Gilbert Warren Chapin, Chapin Book of Genealogical Data, p. IX; by William Churchmard, Ellize Todd, Allen Penny and Samuel Chapin.
  7. [S1707] St. Mary's Register of Christenings, Weddings & Burials, 1556-1664, Berry Pomeroy, Devon, England; repository Devon Heritage Centre, Great Moor House, Exeter, Devon, England, archive no. 3046A/PR/1/2, img. 30. Christenings, 29 Oct 1637, Joseas, son of Samuell Chapin, online FindMyPast.com.
  8. [S756] Gilbert Warren Chapin, Chapin Book of Genealogical Data, p.XII, states by 1635, and that Dea. Samuel took the estate inventory of his father-in-law May 1630. [sons Josiah and Henry prob. went to New England with him]
  9. [S756] Gilbert Warren Chapin, Chapin Book of Genealogical Data, p.XII.
  10. [S1705] Howard Millar Chapin, "English Ancestry of Samuel Chapin", p. 355.
  11. [S819] Register Editors, "Judge Pynchon's Marriage Record: 1685-1711", New England Historical and Genealogical Register 123:4 (October 1969): p. 258; "ffebr 27th 1670 Nathanell Holcomb of Windsor & Mary Bliss of Springfeild / Joned in Mariage -- Sam Chapin & Jo: Hitchcock attested their Legall Publication."
  12. [S756] Gilbert Warren Chapin, Chapin Book of Genealogical Data, p.XIII.
  13. [S756] Gilbert Warren Chapin, Chapin Book of Genealogical Data, p. XI, named in grandfather's will.
  14. [S756] Gilbert Warren Chapin, Chapin Book of Genealogical Data, p. XI.
  15. [S756] Gilbert Warren Chapin, Chapin Book of Genealogical Data, p. XI, not named in grandfather's will of 1630, no record reported on baptism in Massachusetts.
  16. [S1705] Howard Millar Chapin, "English Ancestry of Samuel Chapin", p. 355, "probably twin."
  17. [S1706] St. Mary's Register of Christenings, Weddings & Burials, 1556-1664, Totnes, Devon, England; repository Devon Heritage Centre, Great Moor House, Exeter, Devon, England, img. 00274. John, son of Sam: Chapyn, bapt. 16 Jan 1632 [1632/33], online FindMyPast.com.
  18. [S1707] St. Mary's (Berry Pomeroy) Parish Register, Berry Pomeroy, Devon, England: img. 24. Christenings, 8 May 1636. Honor Chapin, dau. of Sameull Chapin.
  19. [S756] Gilbert Warren Chapin, Chapin Book of Genealogical Data, p. 3.
  20. [S1025] Massachusetts Town and Vital Records: Springfield 1640–1894, Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook), compiler, Provo, UT and Oxford, MA, Copy 1, p. 5, img. 467/6014. Hannah Chapin, dau. of Samuel Chapin, b. 10 mo. 2 day [2 Dec] 1644 "about 10 o'clock at night," baptized 8 Dec 1644. Online Ancestry.com.