Transcribed from "An Illustrated History of The Big Bend Country, embracing Lincoln, Douglas, Adams and Franklin counties, State of Washington",  published by Western Historical Publishing Co., 1904.

     DAVID M. CHAPEL is a farmer residing one and-half miles north of Rocklyn, where he settled in 1902 and engaged in farming for himself.  Although a young man just starting in life Mr. Chapel is doing well and forging rapidly to the front rank of the well-to-do agriculturists of his county.  He raises principally grain, although he has a small herd of cattle and a few horses.
     David M. Chapel was born on Camas Prairie; Idaho, March 18, 1883.  He is the son of Perry H. and Eliza (Platter) Chapel, both of whom are now living on a farm between Sprague and Harrington, Lincoln county, Washington.
     Perry H. Chapel was born in Polo, Illinois, came to Camas Prairie in 1882 and to Lincoln county in 1884.  Mrs. Chapel was born in Missouri.
     The brothers and sisters of Mr. Chapel are: Arthur C., Lucy M. M., Joseph F., and Lillian.
     Mr. Chapel early in life received a good grammar school education, and is in every respect a competent and intelligent young tiller of the soil, and is a valuable young man to his county.