John Knight Churchman


John Knight Churchman
John Knight Churchman
Chapel Hill Farm
Newspaper clipping featuring Chapel Hill Farm
Chapel Hill Farm Painting
Chapel Hill Farm
by Anne Warren Churchman (1960)

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Father: Elijah Churchman, Sr., b. October 10, 1749 in Nottingham, PA

Mother: Ann Knight, b. July 20, 1757 in Nottingham, PA -- d. June 20, 1836 in Jefferson County, KY

Family 1: Ann Cosby Tapp -- parents: Vincent Tapp and Susanna M. Gambill

  1. Vincent Elijah Churchman, b. March 19, 1821 in Staunton, VA -- died September 28, 1822
  2. Eliza Jane Churchman, b. September 14, 1822 in Staunton, VA
  3. Vincent Tapp Churchman, b. February 11, 1824 in Augusta County, VA
  4. Frances Tapp Churchman, b. July 25, 1825 in Staunton, VA -- d. July 8, 1826 in Staunton, VA -- buried Thornrose Cemetery, Staunton, VA
  5. John Stephens Churchman, b. February 16, 1827 in Augusta County, VA
  6. Henry Jouette Churchman, b. August 24, 1828 on Chapel Hill farm, Augusta County, VA
  7. William Meade Churchman, b. March 2, 1830 at Chapel Hill farm, Augusta County, VA -- d. July 31, 1831 -- buried Thornrose Cemetery, Staunton, VA
  8. Susan Frances Churchman, b. October 31, 1831 at Chapel Hill farm, Augusta County, VA -- d. September 3, 1875 of typhoid fever -- buried in Thornrose Cemetery, Staunton, VA -- married William Abney Grills
  9. Infant son, b. May 21, 1833 at Chapel Hill farm, Augusta County, VA -- d. May 24, 1833
  10. William Meade Churchman, b. July 31, 1834 at Chapel Hill farm, Augusta County, VA -- d. October 3, 1835
  11. Ann Maria Churchman, b. April 3, 1836 at Chapel Hill farm, Augusta County, VA -- d. April 7, 1838 -- buried Thornrose Cemetery, Staunton, VA
  12. Virginia Meriwether Churchman, b. January 5, 1839 at Chapel Hill farm, Augusta County, VA -- d. April 11, 1909 in Staunton, VA
  13. Fannie Cosby Churchman, b. March 23, 1843 at Chapel Hill farm, Augusta County, VA

Sources:

  1. 1990 Kentucky Ancestors, vol. 25 issue 3 "Roster of First Kentucky Ancestors"
  2. Virginia Military Institute Class of 1845 Roster
  3. "Churchmans of Kentucky" by Charles R. Churchman
  4. Notes compiled by William H. Churchman (Indianapolis, Indiana 1818-1882) contributed by Dale Churchman
  5. Research and pictures by Patricia Churchman
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