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Elisha Louin Chappelle

Male 1843 - 1920  (~ 77 years)


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  • Name Elisha Louin Chappelle 
    Born ca 1843  Dekalb Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  Dekalb Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    District 28, p 413A, dwelling/family 6/6; enumerated by 27 Aug 1850 by Thomas Brooks. 
    1850 Census for DeKalb County, Missouri, District 28, Sheet 413A
    1850 Census for DeKalb County, Missouri, District 28, Sheet 413A
    Chappelle, E. W..........35...physician...real estate value $1200
    _________, Martha J......36...wife
    _________, James S.A.....10...son
    _________, Elisha........ 7...son
    _________, Joseph H...... 3...son
    _________, John T........ 1...son
    Peet, Susan.............. 9
    Census 1860  St. Francis Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Bedford twp, Taylor's Creek PO, p 44 [stamped 432], dwelling/ family 291/291, enumerated 15 Aug 1860 by W. Godbry. 
    1860 Census for St. Francis County, Arkansas, Bedford Township, Sheet 44 [stamped 432]
    1860 Census for St. Francis County, Arkansas, Bedford Township, Sheet 44 [stamped 432]
    Chappelle, Jas. L.......20....school teacher
    _________, Elisha L.....17
    _________, Joseph H.....14
    _________, Jno T........13
    _________, Martha V..... 9
    _________, Robt K....... 6
    _________, Andrew G..... 3
    _________, Joan......... 2
    Magness, Wm.............27
    Military 1861-1865  Civil War Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Co. D, 32nd Regiment, Arkansas Infantry, C.S.A. 
    Elected 1866  Cross Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    He started serving as Sheriff in Nov 1865, then served the full term for the years 1866-1868. 
    • (1) Robert W. Chowning. History of Cross County, Arkansas: A Narrative Historical Edition Preserving the Record of the Growth and Development of Cross County, Arkansas, and Chronicling the Genealogical and Memorial Records of Its Prominent Families and Personages (Wynne, AR: The Wynne Progress, 1955), 19. (2) Cross County Historical Society. Cross County, Arkansas History and Families (Morley, MO: Acclaim Press, 2012), 20.
    Elected 6 Jun 1868  Cross Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cross County was established 15 Nov 1862 but no term of the circuit court was ever under held while the county was under Confederate rule. At the May term of the county court in 1868, an election was requested for the purpose of electing three commissioners to decide a suitable location to remove the seat of justice from Cleburne. The election was held on June 6, 1868. J. M. Levesque, Louin Chappell[e], and J. M. Ladron were elected commissioners. The commissioners' report to the August 1868 court was that the seat be moved to Wittsburg. 
    • (1) Robert W. Chowning. History of Cross County, Arkansas: A Narrative Historical Edition Preserving the Record of the Growth and Development of Cross County, Arkansas, and Chronicling the Genealogical and Memorial Records of Its Prominent Families and Personages (Wynne, AR: The Wynne Progress, 1955), 6. (2) Cross County Historical Society. Cross County, Arkansas History and Families (Morley, MO: Acclaim Press, 2012), 17.
    Inheritance 25 Jul 1868  Cross Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Application for Letters of Administration in the Estate of Elisha W. Chappelle
    Application for Letters of Administration in the Estate of Elisha W. Chappelle
    The application includes the names of heirs of Elisha W. Chappelle: Louin Chappelle, Joseph H. Chappelle, John T. Chappelle, Martha V. Chappelle, and William Chappelle all residents of Cross County aforesaid of whom Joseph and Louin are of age and the remainder of said children are minors that the said Elisha W. Chappelle died without a will...
    Bond 31 Jul 1868  Cross Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Arkansas. Cross County. Bonds & Letters of Administrations & Guardians. A1-73, 31 Jul 1868.
    Administrator's Bond for the Estate of E. W. Chappelle
    Administrator's Bond for the Estate of E. W. Chappelle
    Louin Chappelle, son of deceased was the principal. Surities included Sam Humphreys, G.W. Lane, J. S. Mebane, Wm. Thomas Meband, and C. C. Graham in the amount of $24,000, this bond was dated 31 Jul 1868. "the said Louin Chappelle he shall well and truly administor according to law and pay the debts of the deceased as far as his assets will extend...." Signed by Louis Chappell, G W Lane, Sam Humphreys, J S Meband, Wm Thos Mebane, and C.C. Graham.
    Census 1870  Cross Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Smith twp, Wittsburg PO, p 17 [stamped 385], dwelling/family 135/183, farmer, real estate value $1000, personal estate value $600, b. Missouri; enumerated 7 Jun 1870 by James N. Austell. 
    1870 Census for Cross County, Arkansas, Smith Township, Sheet 17 [stamped 385]
    1870 Census for Cross County, Arkansas, Smith Township, Sheet 17 [stamped 385]
    133/177 Chappelle, M. J....55...head...keeping house
    _________, W. R............17...son
    178 Chappelle, J. T....21...son....farm labor
    135/183 Chappelle, L.......27...head...farmer
    136/185 Chappelle, J. H....22...head...farmer
    _________, D. C............24...wife...keeping house
    Elected 1872  Cross Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    He was elected to another as Sheriff the years of 1872-1874. 
    Elected 1876  Cross Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Served as Clerk of the Court, 1876-1878. 
    • Robert W. Chowning. History of Cross County, Arkansas: A Narrative Historical Edition Preserving the Record of the Growth and Development of Cross County, Arkansas, and Chronicling the Genealogical and Memorial Records of Its Prominent Families and Personages (Wynne, AR: The Wynne Progress, 1955), 19.
    Property, Real 18 Aug 1877  Cross Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Warranty Deed. This agreement made and entered into this 18th day of August 1877 by and between W.R. Chappelle and Mary Chappelle his wife of the County of Marion and State of Arkansas party of the first part and Louin Chappelle of the County of Cross and State of Arkansas party of the second part. Witnesseth that for and in consideration of Eight Hundred ($800.00) dollars in hand paid by the party of the second part to the party of the first part...sold...and convey unto the said party of the second part the following described real estate situated in the County of Cross and State aforesaid to wit. The undivided one fifth interest in the North half (1/2) and the North part of the Southwest fourth (1/4) of section twenty-seven (27) Township seven (7) North of the baseline and in Range three (3) East of the fifth principal meridian containing four hundred forty (440) acres of land...And I Mary Chappelle wife of the aforesaid W.R. Chappelle for and in consideration of the said amount do hereby relinquish all my right on the possibility of Dower...Signed W. Robt. Chappelle and Mary Chappelle. NOTE: W.R. and Mary appeared before L. M. Duren, County Circuit Clerk..."W.R. Chappelle to be well known to be the person whose name appears upon the foregoing deed of conveyance and acknowledged that he had executed the same for the consideration...And on the same day voluntarily appeared before me Mary Chappelle wife of the said W.R. Chappelle and in the absence of her said husband stated that she had signed and sealed the relinquishment of dower in the foregoing deed of conveyance...Signed on the 4th day of September 1877 L. M. Duren, Clerk. Additional NOTE: The Warranty Deed was copied into the Cross County Deed Book J-395-396 by Louin Chappelle, Clerk. This was W.R. Chappelle's share of his inheritance from his father, Dr. Elisha Waugh Chappelle who died 30 May 1868 in Cross County, Arkansas. 
    • Arkansas. Cross County. Deed Book J-395-396, 18 Aug 1877.
    Masonic Lodge 18 Oct 1877  Cross Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Wittsburg Lodge # 606 organized at Wittsburgh Oct. 18, 1877, charter member Louin Chappelle. 
    Census 1880  Cross Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Town of Wittsburg, ED 63, p 37 [stamped 143A], dwelling/family 2/2, head of household age 36, employed as publisher; b. Missouri, f.b. North Carolina, m.b. Tennessee; enumerated by 19 Jun 1880 by Britton Robeson. 
    • The United States of America. Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. Tenth Census of the United States, 1880. Washington, D.C.: National Archives, 1880. (NARA microfilm T9 roll 42)
    Died 15 Dec 1920 
    Person ID I3577  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 1 Apr 2020 

    Father Dr. Elisha Waugh Chappelle,   b. 7 Apr 1817, Surry Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1868, Wynne, Cross Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Mother Martha Jane Thompson,   b. 17 Apr 1817, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ca 1875, Wynne, Cross Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 9 Jul 1837  Saline Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Entry reads Elias W. Chappell married Patey Thompson, 9 Jul 1837 by Bernis Brown. (1) Linda Barber Brooks. Missouri Marriages to 1850. Vol. 1, A-K (St. Louis: Ingmire Publications, 1983), 47. (2) Elizabeth Prather Ellsberry, comp. Marriage Records of Saline County, Missouri, 1820-1850 (Chillicothe, MO: n. p., 1959), 7.
    Family ID F1750  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emma,   b. ca 1853, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified 23 Oct 2016 
    Family ID F6563  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - ca 1843 - Dekalb Co, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - District 28, p 413A, dwelling/family 6/6; enumerated by 27 Aug 1850 by Thomas Brooks. - 1850 - Dekalb Co, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Co. D, 32nd Regiment, Arkansas Infantry, C.S.A. - 1861-1865 - Civil War Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected - He started serving as Sheriff in Nov 1865, then served the full term for the years 1866-1868. - 1866 - Cross Co, Arkansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected - Cross County was established 15 Nov 1862 but no term of the circuit court was ever under held while the county was under Confederate rule. At the May term of the county court in 1868, an election was requested for the purpose of electing three commissioners to decide a suitable location to remove the seat of justice from Cleburne. The election was held on June 6, 1868. J. M. Levesque, Louin Chappell[e], and J. M. Ladron were elected commissioners. The commissioners' report to the August 1868 court was that the seat be moved to Wittsburg. - 6 Jun 1868 - Cross Co, Arkansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsInheritance - 25 Jul 1868 - Cross Co, Arkansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBond - 31 Jul 1868 - Cross Co, Arkansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Smith twp, Wittsburg PO, p 17 [stamped 385], dwelling/family 135/183, farmer, real estate value $1000, personal estate value $600, b. Missouri; enumerated 7 Jun 1870 by James N. Austell. - 1870 - Cross Co, Arkansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected - He was elected to another as Sheriff the years of 1872-1874. - 1872 - Cross Co, Arkansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected - Served as Clerk of the Court, 1876-1878. - 1876 - Cross Co, Arkansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty, Real - Warranty Deed. This agreement made and entered into this 18th day of August 1877 by and between W.R. Chappelle and Mary Chappelle his wife of the County of Marion and State of Arkansas party of the first part and Louin Chappelle of the County of Cross and State of Arkansas party of the second part. Witnesseth that for and in consideration of Eight Hundred ($800.00) dollars in hand paid by the party of the second part to the party of the first part...sold...and convey unto the said party of the second part the following described real estate situated in the County of Cross and State aforesaid to wit. The undivided one fifth interest in the North half (1/2) and the North part of the Southwest fourth (1/4) of section twenty-seven (27) Township seven (7) North of the baseline and in Range three (3) East of the fifth principal meridian containing four hundred forty (440) acres of land...And I Mary Chappelle wife of the aforesaid W.R. Chappelle for and in consideration of the said amount do hereby relinquish all my right on the possibility of Dower...Signed W. Robt. Chappelle and Mary Chappelle. NOTE: W.R. and Mary appeared before L. M. Duren, County Circuit Clerk..."W.R. Chappelle to be well known to be the person whose name appears upon the foregoing deed of conveyance and acknowledged that he had executed the same for the consideration...And on the same day voluntarily appeared before me Mary Chappelle wife of the said W.R. Chappelle and in the absence of her said husband stated that she had signed and sealed the relinquishment of dower in the foregoing deed of conveyance...Signed on the 4th day of September 1877 L. M. Duren, Clerk. Additional NOTE: The Warranty Deed was copied into the Cross County Deed Book J-395-396 by Louin Chappelle, Clerk. This was W.R. Chappelle's share of his inheritance from his father, Dr. Elisha Waugh Chappelle who died 30 May 1868 in Cross County, Arkansas. - 18 Aug 1877 - Cross Co, Arkansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMasonic Lodge - Wittsburg Lodge # 606 organized at Wittsburgh Oct. 18, 1877, charter member Louin Chappelle. - 18 Oct 1877 - Cross Co, Arkansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Town of Wittsburg, ED 63, p 37 [stamped 143A], dwelling/family 2/2, head of household age 36, employed as publisher; b. Missouri, f.b. North Carolina, m.b. Tennessee; enumerated by 19 Jun 1880 by Britton Robeson. - 1880 - Cross Co, Arkansas, USA Link to Google Earth
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