Maria Chapman

 

 

Age: 5

 

Summary: youngest adopted daughter of Grammy-winning contemporary Christian gospel music singer Steven Curtis Chapman, in which the Chapman family did missionary work at Chinese orphanages from 2006 to 2007 and promoted international adoption (they have three daughters from China, including Maria) whose experience led them to create Shaohannah's Hope, a foundation and ministry to financially assist thousands of couples in adoption.

 

 

Cause of Death: Injuries sustained after being accidentally struck by an SUV driven by her teenage brother

 

Born: May 13, 2003

 

Died: May 21, 2008

 

Location: Nashville, Tennessee