June 17, 1859, Richmond, Indiana.

December 25, 1918, New York City.

Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, New York.

Chapman graduated from Lake Forest College in 1879 and Lane Seminary, Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1882. Ordained a Presbyterian minister, his first pastorate was split between two churches—in Liberty, Indiana, and College Corner, Ohio. In 1883 he became the minister of the Old Saratoga Dutch Reformed Church in Schuylerville, New York. In 1885, he moved to the First Reformed Church in Albany, New York, and in 1890 to the Bethany Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was one of the founders of the Winona Lake Bible Conference and, in 1900, traveled to the Holy Land. His works include:

  1. Hail to the Savior, Whose Passion Is Waiting
  2. Holy Spirit, Come In
  3. Inside the Veil
  4. Jesus Is All in All to Me
  5. Jesus, What a Friend for Sinners
  6. Judgment Day Is Coming On, The
  7. Just to See Jesus, Whose Love Is So Precious
  8. Living He Loved Me
  9. My Sins Like a Chain Have Fettered My Soul
  10. Name of All the Names the Dearest
  11. One Day
  12. Savior Has Died to Redeem You, The
  13. There’ a Full Reward Awaiting Us in Glory
  14. ’Tis Jesus
  15. When We Go Home We Know Not When