Person:Henry Chapin (2)

m. Bef 1764
  1. Lois Chapin1773 - 1806
  2. Sally Chapin1778 - 1808
  3. Henry Chapin1781 - 1865
  4. George Chapin1784 - 1867
Facts and Events
Name Henry Chapin
Gender Male
Birth[1] 5 Oct 1781 Hatfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States
Death[2] 22 May 1865 Norwalk, Huron, Ohio, United States

Of Buffalo and Chapinville, N Y. He moved with his parents from Hatfield, Mass to Canandaigua, New York and thence in 1800 to Buffalo where he became a prosperous merchant and fur trader, buying fur pelts from Indian trappers and selling to John Jacob Astor at a handsome profit. He took active interest in the Congregational Church and in education and philanthrophy. Later on he settled in Chapinville, N. Y. In 1834 he moved to a farm near Norwalk, Ohio, and after his death of his third wife, went to live with two of his daughters, where he died of old age.

  1. Hatfield (Massachusetts). Town Clerk. Births, marriages, and deaths in four Massachusetts towns, 1655-1844. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1971)
    p. 45.

    Chapin, Henry son of Col. Israel born Oct. 5.

  2. Find A Grave
    Henry Chapin.

    MAY 22, 1865
    83 YEARS 7 MOS.