Phillipe EASTON
(Abt 1569-1616)
(Abt 1573-1637)
Deacon Samuel CHAPIN, Sr
Cecily PENNY


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Rowland THOMAS


  • Born: 9 Oct 1628, Berry Pomeroy, Devonshire, England
  • Christened: 6 Apr 1630, Berry Pomeroy, Devonshire, England
  • Married: 14 Apr 1647, Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA
  • Died: 5 Aug 1684, Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA
  • Buried: 1684

   Ancestral File Number: 2ND5-42.

   General Notes:

The Chapin Genealogy, Orange Chapin,Northampton Mass, Metcalf & Co, 1862, viii 368p, 23.5cm, 9-7667, CS71.C462 1862a: "Containing a very large proportion of the descendants of Dea. Samuel Chapin, who settled in Springfield, Mass in 1642. Collected and comp. by Orange Chapin. p2: "First Generation.
I. Dea. Samuel Chapin came with his family to reside in Springfield in 1642. It would rather appear that he resided in this country considerable time, perhaps eight or ten years before he came to Springfield, and perhaps the greater part of his children were born in this country, but no record has been found of the birth of but one- the youngest, and we do not find any record of but one of his sons taking the freeman's oath. David, his son, was made a freeman in Springfield, 5th day 2d month, 1649. He is supposed to be the progenitor of all who bear the name in this country, and I have not found one of the name who could trace their lineage to any other source...Samuel Chapin died Nov. 11, 1675, age not known. His wife's name was Cisily, maiden name not known [Penney]. Mrs Cisily Chapin died Feb. 8, 1683, age not known. Children-
"Sarah, d. Aug. 5, 1684...
"Sarah m. April 14, 1647, Rowland Thomas, and had 13 children..."

The Chapin Book of Genealogical Data, With Brief Biographical Sketches of the Descendants of Deacon Samuel Chapin, Gilbert Warren Chapin, Vol I, Chapin Family Association, Hartford Connecticut, 1924
pIX: "Extracts From the Will of Henry Penny
"Will of HENRY PENNY of Paignton, Baker, Dated 6 April 1630... "To Katherine Chapin and Sarah Chapin 12d each "Inventory by William Churchmard, Ellize Todd, Allen Penny and Samuel Chapin,
18 May 1630."

pXI. "Immediate Familyof Deacon Samuel Chapin...
Children: CHAPIN Sarah b. before Apr. 6, 1630. d. Aug. 5, 1684, Springfield."
"...In Henry Penny's will dated Apr 6, 1630, his daughter Cicely Chapin is first mentioned. David the grandson was next of the family mentioned, followed by the names of Katherine (sic) Chapin, and Sarah Chapin..."

Ancestral File Ver 4.10 2ND5-42 Born Oct 9 1623/1628, Mar 14 Apr 1667. 9JP2-DW Born Oct 1628, Mar 14 Apr 1647, Ver 4.19 Christened 6 Apr 1630, Buried 1684.

   Marriage Information:

Sarah married Rowland THOMAS on 14 Apr 1647 in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA.

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