James Richard CHAPMAN Jasper Newton SELBY Thomas Arrington CHAPMAN Napoleon B CHAPMAN Emily Jemima QUAID Mini tree diagram

America Elizabeth CHAPMAN1,4,3

10th Dec 18841,2,3 - 27th Sep 19703

Life History

10th Dec 1884

Born in Jack County, Texas.1,2,3

10th Dec 1901

Married Jasper Newton SELBY in Reagan, Pickens County, Indian Territory.3

31st Aug 1970

Death of Jasper Newton SELBY.3

27th Sep 1970


after 27th Sep 1970

Buried in Fairlawn Cemetery, Comanche, Stephens County, Oklahoma.3


  • 1900 Federal Census, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory, 1 June,Township 2, District 122, page 1A, Hse/Fam #4
    Inman, Emily Head W F  Aug 1856 43 Widow 7 children/6 living TX MD ALFarmer Rents
    Chapman, America E Dau W F Dec 1885  14 Single TX TN TX
    Chapman, Thomas H Son W M Nov 1886  13 Single TX TN TX Farm Laborer
    Chapman, Napoleon B Son W M June 1889  13 Single TX TN TX Farm Laborer
    Reed, Emily J Dau W F July 1893  6 Single Ind Terr TN TX
    Quaid, Emily Mother W F  Nov 1816 43 Widow 12 children/6 living AL GANC

    1910 Federal Census, Johnston County, Oklahoma, 19 May, GarrettTownship, District 122, Page 11A, Hse/Fam #194
    Selby, Jasper N Head M W 29 Married 2 years TX MO IL Farmer Rents [babt 1881]
    Selby, America Wife F W 29 Married 2 years 4 children/0 living b TX TNTX [b abt 1881]
    Inman, America A [? Emily J] Mother-in-law F W 53 Married 2 years 7children/5 living b TX MA MS [b abt 1857]
    Chapman, Napolion Brother-in-law M W 20 Single TX TN TX Farm Laborer[b abt 1890]
    Reed, Emma Sister-in-law F W 17 Single OK TN TX Farm Laborer [b abt1893]
    Slavin, Bertha Sister F W 20 Single 2 children/2 living TX MO IL [babt 1890]
    Slavin, Silas S Nephew M W 2 Single OK TX TX [b abt 1908]
    Slavin, Raymond T Nephew M W 2 Single OK TX TX [b abt 1908]

    Next door to Jasper and America Selby is Jasper's brother Louis.  Onthe other side of Lousi are their parents James B and Mary L Selby.

    A memorial on Finnd a Grave gives us America's full name, explainingthe middle initial E in her first census enumeration as America EQuaid.  It also provides her father's full name.

    America Elizabeth Chapman Selby
    Birth Dec 10, 1884
    Death Sep 27, 1970

    America Elizabeth Chapman was the daughter of James Richard Chapmanand Emily Jemima Quaid. She was born in Texas. America married JasperNewton Selby on December 10, 1901, in Indian Territory, which is nowRegan, Johnston County, OK.  America and Jasper had five daughters:Ada, Vina, Verna, Myrtle, and Hellen; and two sons, Orbie and Henry.

    Spouse Jasper Newton Selby (1880 - 1970)
    Ada E. Selby Riddles (1911 - 1984)
    Verna Alice Selby Rice (1915 - 1976)
    Myrtle Geneva Selby Christopher (1918 - 2007)
    Orbie Jasper Newton Selby (1922 - 2010)

    Burial Fairlawn Cemetery, Comanche, Stephens County, Oklahoma, USA

    Maintained by Kerri Street-Manuel, Originally Created by OklahomaGrave Walkers Aug 19, 2009
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #40846381,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=40846383


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