The picture was taken in the front yard of their farm in Herndon, Christian, KY. James Thurston Chapman was the son of James T. Chapman (1826 - 1863/1870) and his wife Susannah H. (1830 - aft 1880) and was born in TN....either Montgomery Co. or Henry Co., TN.
Lee Ella McCarter was the daughter of James McCarter (1838 - 1916) and Emily Shepherd (b. 1838 in Logan Co., KY) and was born in Montgomery Co., TN.
James Thurston Chapman and Lee Ella McCarter had the following children:
- Susie Eleanor Chapman (1886 - 1908, married William Morris in 1903); James Allen Chapman (1889 - 1939, married Frances Weaver in 1908); Gertrude Chapman (6 Dec 1891 - 27 Dec 1891);
- Della Mary Katherine Chapman (1892 - 1946, married Edward Perry Joiner in 1920);
- Fannie Myrtle Chapman (1895 - 1968, married Gordon Benjamin Southall in 1912); Minnie Mae (1897 - 1966, married Charlie Richard Stamper in 1913);
- DeWitt Edward Chapman (1897 - 1965, married Malissa Kathryn Joiner in 1920); Sarah Lillian Chapman (28 Aug 1902 - 25 Mar 1903);
- Odis P. Chapman (1904 - 1968, married Pokie Lois Joiner in 1926); Annie Elizabeth "Bess" Chapman [1907 - 1981, married 3 times-- Mr. Carney (1st), Earnest Weakley (2nd), and James D. Miller (3rd)].
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