Deacon John Chapin

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Deacon John Chapin

Also Known As: "deacon"
Birthdate: (72)
Birthplace: Mendon, Middlesex County, Province of Massachusetts
Death: August 3, 1770 (72)
Mendon, Worcester County, Province of Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Sherborn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, British Colonial America
Immediate Family:

Son of Capt. Seth Chapin and Bethiah Chapin
Husband of Alice Chapin; Dorcas Chapin and Ruth Chapin
Father of Patience Chapin; Dorcas Thurston; Bethiah Walker; Josiah Chapin; Japhet Chapin and 4 others
Brother of Seth Chapin, Jr.; Bethiah Adams / Thayer; Josiah Chapin; Mary Taft; Samuel Chapin and 8 others

Managed by: Jim Stewart
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About Deacon John Chapin

John was son of Capt. Seth Chapin and Bethia Thurston

He and his siblings are listed as follows:

Seth, jun , b. Medfield, July 2, 1692; one of our most conspicuous early citi-


Bethiah, b., place not given, Feb. 16, 1693; m. Jonathan Thayer, jun., Oct.

1, 1714.

Josiah, b., place not given, March 1, 1695-96; untraced.

John, b., place not given, May 13, 169S; always res. here; dea. of the ch., etc.

Mary, b. hereabouts April 30, 1700; m. Robert Taft.

Samuel, b. hereabouts June 2, 1702; not well traced.

Deborah, b. hereabouts June 14, 1704; m. Nathaniel Nelson, April 15, 1725.

Hopestill, b. hereabouts Nov. 27, 1715; m. the 2d Dr. John Corbett, Bell.

Joseph, b. hereabouts March 6, 1707; m. Mary Nelson, Feb. 5, 1729.

Abigail, b. hereabouts June 10, 1710; untraced.

Lydia, b. hereabouts Feb. 2, 1712; m. Taft.

Benjamin, b. hereabouts April 6, 1713; m. Sarah French, Feb. 23, 1732-33.

Ebexezeb, b. hereabouts Dec. 23, 1714; lived and d. in old Mendon.

Japheth, b. hereabouts Feb. 24, 1716; d. April 15, 1717.

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Deacon John Chapin's Timeline

May 13, 1698
Mendon, Middlesex County, Province of Massachusetts
Age 14
Isle of Wight, Virginia, British Colonial America
September 2, 1720
Age 22
Mendon, Worchester Co., Massachusetts
April 8, 1722
Age 23
Of, Mendon, MA
September 28, 1724
Age 26
Mendon, Worchester Co., Massachusetts
July 13, 1726
Age 28
Mendon, Worchester Co., Massachusetts
Age 29
October 7, 1730
Age 32
Mendon, Worchester Co., Massachusetts
June 4, 1733
Age 35
Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States