Whiteside Sentinel: 10/21/1896
"Edward Chapman of Fulton was instantly killed at Davenport, Ia., last Saturday night. He drove to his sister's house that evening and started home about 7:30 o'clock. In some manner he fell out of his buggy, breaking his neck. His wife conducts a millinery store in Fulton. His remains were taken to that place Monday for interment."
(He was married to Mary Reagan, great aunt of Ronald Reagan. She later married Dr. Clendenen.)