Biographies and Obituaries
We are compiling as many biographies and/or obituaries of the early ministers of Van Zandt County during the years 1848 to 1920 as we can find. Some lived in the county a short time but some lived out their lives here. We welcome submissions if you have an ancestor who was a pastor or minister at any time in this county. Email us, or write to the Van Zandt County Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 1388, Canton, TX 75103.
Arch Thomas Chapman
Arch Thomas Chapman was born June 11, 1848 in Newton Co., MS. He served during the Civil War. He and Adeline N. were married in Newton County on December 5, 1867. They came to Texas in 1882 and to Van Zandt County about 1887. He died on January 28, 1922. Adeline was born on November 5, 1847. He was buried at New Harmony Cemetery and supposedly she is buried there as well. There is a marker but it has no death date.
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