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aged fifty-seven. She also was buried in East Westmoreland, as was Amasa him-
self. He married (3), December 17, 1840, Roxana Britton, who probably died
about 1865, as her estate was settled in that year.

Amasa Chaffee went with his father from Westminster to East Westmoreland
in 1798, and lived all the rest of his life on the farm his father bought, and which
later became his own. He was a Justice of the Peace and a member of the Uni-
versalist Church. He had a light complexion, blue eyes, and was a little over five
feet in height. He was a farmer.

Children, by first wife:

+ 1411 i Anna Lovejoy ^ Chaffee, born September 26, 1811; married Otis
Amidown.
1412 ii Constant Chaffee, born October 15, 1813; died July 19, 1815; buried
in East Westmoreland.

536 Otis 6 Chaffee, Jr. (Otis,5 Atherton,* David,3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas 1). was
born in Vermont, May 9, 1784, and died in Hastings, Mich., September 25, 1868.
He married (1) Grace Whipple; (2) in Vermont, May 9, 1836, Lydia, daughter of
Stephen Tuttle of that state. She died in Hastings, January 26, 1873, and is
buried there.

Otis Chaffe, Jr., sold land in Grafton, Vt., to Abiel Evans, August 1, 1826. He
lived at one time in Rockingham, Vt. He was a carpenter.

Children, by first wife:

+ 1413 i Solomon ^ Chaffee, born January 30, 1831; married Eliza Coleman.
1414 ii Polly Chaffee, died; mimarried.

Children, by second wife:

+ 1415 iii Lydia Chaffee, married (1) Isaac Underhill; (2) George Burton.

1416 iv Alien Chaffee, died; unmarried.

1417 V Warren Chaffee, died; unmarried.

+ 1418 vi Edwin Chaffee, born June 8, 1840; married.

537 Abigail a Chaffee (Otis,^ Atherton,^ David,3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas 1) was
born in Vermont in 1788, and died in Middlesex, Vt., December 3, 1858. She
married Jeremiah Leland, a farmer, born in Barre, Mass., in 1785, died in Middle-
sex, April 5, 1868. He had a sandy complexion, blue eyes, and was about five
feet, ten inches, in height. He lived in Charlestown, N. H., and Middlesex, where



SIXTH GENERATION 169

Abigail (Chaffee) Leiand was buried. She was a member of the Methodist
Church.
Children :

1419 i Harriet 7 Leiand, born November 15, 1811; died in 1887; married

William A. Nichols, and had eight children.

1420 ii George Leiand, born May 15, 1813; married Czarina Daniels, and had

two sons.

1421 iii James Leiand, born June 4, 1815; died 1880; married Mary A. Loomis,

and had four daughters.

1422 iv Catherine Leiand, born November 15, 1818; died April, 1837.

+ 1423 V Jarville Chaffee Leiand, born August 26, 1821; married Hannah
Bliss.

1424 vi Otis Leiand, born August 14, 1828; married Olive Chapin, and had

two sons; he was named for his imcle, Otis Chaffee, Jr.

538 Lyman s Chaffee (Otis,^ Atherton,^ David,^ Nathaniel,2 Thomas i) was
born in Westminster, Vt., May 1, 1790, and died in Allen, N. Y., January 26, 1880.
He married in Limenburg, Vt., November 1, 1818, Mary, daughter of Edward
Whipple of that place, a dealer in marble. She died October 30, 1872. Both were
buried in Angelica, N. Y.

Lyman Chaffee moved to Angelica in 1801 and lived there until many years after
his marriage, when he moved to Allen, a nearby toMTi. He was a Private in the
War of 1812. He and his wife were both members of the Baptist Church, he hav-
ing joined at the age of thirty, and having held the office of Deacon for thirty
years. He was also Assessor in this home town. He was a farmer, had a light
complexion, blue eyes, and was five feet, ten inches in height.

Children, born in Angelica:

1425 i Almon Ruggles ^ Chaffee, born December 27, 1819; died in AngeHca,

March 23, 1841; unmarried; lived in Angelica.

+ 1426 ii Ambrose Whipple Chaffee, born January 31, 1822; married Carrie
Stewart.
1427 iii Sarah Ann Chaffee, born May 16, 1824; died in Hubbardston, Mich.,
before 1890; married Andrew Smith.

+ 1428 iv Mandana Post Chaffee, born April 11, 1828; married Avery Miner.

+ 1429 V Mary Lorette Chaffee, born April 2, 1832; married Moses Stock-
well.

+ 1430 vi Lyman Edward Chaffee, born December 12, 1834; married (1) Ann
Seely; (2) Livonia Winship.

540 Betsey 8 (or Elizabeth) Chaffee (Otis,5 Atherton,^ David,3 Nathaniel,*
Thomas i) was born in Westminster, Vt., June 30, 1792, and died in Leoni, Mich.,
October, 1870. She married in Vermont, Samuel Whipple, a farmer of that state,
born there Sepember 10, 1787; died in Leoni in 1848. He had a light complexion,
blue eyes, and was six feet in height. He was for thirty years a Deacon in the Bap-
tist Church, of which both he and his wife were members. In 1817 they moved
from Vermont to Burns, N. Y., where they lived until 1835, later moving to Mich-
igan. Betsey (Chaffee) Whipple was buried in Leoni.

Children :

1431 i Otis Chaffee ^ Whipple, born July 7, 1814; died in October, 1870; mar-

ried Jane Cady.

1432 ii John Whipple, born October 28, 1815; married Mehssa Rice.

1433 iii Annette Whipple, born April 28, 1818; married in Paw Paw, Mich.,



170 THE CHAFFEE GENEALOGY

July 4, 1859, Chester Clark, a farmer of that place, born in Carlton,
N. Y., April 9, 1830; she was a Baptist; he had a dark complexion
and hazel eyes; was Commissioner of Highways in Jackson, Mich.,
where they lived from 1868 to 1891, when they were still living
there.

1434 iv Edwin Bennett Whipple, born January 28, 1819; died in 1851.

1435 V Samuel Junior Whipple, born January 13, 1822; died in 1886; married

Mary Lawrence.

1436 vi Chandler W. Whipple, born September 25, 1823; married Almira

Schofield.

1437 vii Ory Chaffee Whipple, born September 29, 1825; died October 17, 1870;

married Elizabeth Coolbaugh.

1438 viii Desdamona Whipple, born August 11, 1827; married Egbert Rice.

1439 ix Joseph Lyman Whipple, born May 25, 1829; died in 1881.

1440 X Allen Bonaparte Cicero Whipple, born October 21, 1833; married

Mary Rice.

1441 xi Washington Warren Whipple, born October 24, 1837 ; married Mary Ford.

541 Warren e Chaffee (Otis,5 Atherton,* David,3 Nathaniel,2 Thomas i) was

born in Vermont, January 22, 1797, and died in Adrian, Mich., July 27, 1863.

He married (1) in Angelica, N. Y., Elizabeth, daughter of John Otto of that place.

She died in 1840, and was buried in Lockport, N. Y. She and her husband were

both members of the Presbyterian Church. He married (2) in 1842, Melinda Munn,

who is a member of the Methodist Church. She was living in Adrian in 1891.

Warren Chaffee was a farmer and was living in Lockport at the time of his marriage.

He had a light complexion, blue eyes, and was six feet in height. He bought land

in Niagara County, N. Y., August 23, 1823, being then a resident of Cambria, N. Y.

He purchased land there in 1836 and 1837. He moved west some years after his

second marriage. The following inscription is on his tombstone in Quaker cemetery,

Adrian :

"Warren Chaffee
Died July 27, 1863
Aged 66 years, 6 months, 5 days.
My sudden death proclaims aloud
To you my dying friends
To be prepared to meet your God
When He His summons sends."

Children, by first wife:

1442 i Mary Ann ^ Chaffee, born in Niagara County about 1820; died in
Lockport, in 1840; married James Adair of that place, and had
one daughter who also married, died, and left a daughter.

+ 1443 ii Jerome B. Chaffee, born April 17, 1825; married Miriam B. Com-
stock.
1444 iii Ehza Abigail Chaffee, born in Lockport, April 4, 1827; married
Darius C. Willits of that place, who died before 1891, when
she was living in Adrian ; has two sons and a daughter.

-f 1445 iv Francis Warren Chaffee, born August 29, 1829; married Margaret
C. Kellogg.

+ 1446 V Julia Etta Chaffee, born April 10, 1832; married Nathan S. Crane.

1447 vi Anna Chaffee, born in Lockport, May 7, 1835; died in 1863; mar-

ried in Adrian, Nathan Selleck Crane, who afterward married
her sister Julia E. ; had a child, who died in infancy.

1448 vii Charlotte Chaffee, born in Lockport, August 7, 1837; died in Niagara

County about 1844.
Two other children, died young, names unknown .



SIXTH GENERATION 171

Children, by second wife :

1449 X Mary Emeline Chaffee, born in Lockport, September 4, 1842; mar-

ried Giles M. Robinson.

1450 xi Elizabeth Allen Chaffee, born in Lockport, December 12, 1843;

married Thomas J. Howes.
+ 1451 xii Corwin Wallace Chaffee, born October 17, 1845; married Harriet
M. Hopkins.

1452 xiii Jarvel Chaffee, born in Lockport, September 25, 1847; married

Anna Belle Robinson, and had five children; residence, 1891,
Adrian, on a part of the farm left by his father.

1453 xiv Estelle Chaffee, born in Lockport, September 25, 1849; married

Charles Henderson.

1454 XV Adele Chaffee, born December 17, 1853; married Eber J. Robinson.

542 Warner Fay 6 Chaffee (Otis,5 Atherton,* David,3 Nathaniel,2 Thomas i)
was born in Bellows Falls, Vt., or Rockingham, Vt., July 27, 1799, and died in
Adrian, Mich., March 14, 1887. He married in Connecticut, Mrs. Hannah (Godell)
Furgeson, born September 24, 1792. She was living in Adrian, September 24,
1892, the hundredth anniversary of her birth, when she held a reception and in
the evening joined in a little dance with some of her aged friends. At that time
only one of her three children was living. She then had eight grandchildren and
fourteen great-grandchildren. Her memory was good and her senses bright, even
at that advanced age.

Samuel Whipple, Warner F. Chaffee's brother-in-law, was appointed his guard-
ian April 11, 1818, and with him and his wife, Betsey (Chaffee) Whipple, War-
ner F. lived until his marriage. In 1884 he was living in Adrian, where he was
a farmer. He had a light complexion, blue eyes, and was nearly six feet in height.

Children :

1455 i Ellen ^ Chaffee, died before 1892; married Samuel Nicholson, and had

a son and daughter.
+ 1456 ii Oscar ^ Chaffee, married Jane Atkinson.

1457 iii Amanda Chaffee, died before 1892; married Moses Norris, and had

two daughters.

543 Allen e Bennett Chaffee (Otis,^ Atherton,* David,3 Nathaniei,2 Thomas i)
was born in Vermont in 1802, and died in Brooklyn, Minn., in 1858. He married
in Michigan, Abigail, daughter of Joseph Pratt. She was a Quakeress, died in
1858, and was buried in Minnesota. They lived in Adrian, Mich., and about
1854 moved to Minnesota. Allen B. Chaffee was a farmer, had a light complexion,
blue eyes and was six feet in height.

Children :

1458 i Joseph Henry ^ Chaffee, died in St. Peter, Minn., about 1872.

1459 ii Amelia Ousted Chaffee, married Brown, and had children;

residence, 1890, Michigan.

1460 iii Amy Bond ChafTee, died in Brooklyn, Minn., in 1850.

1461 iv Jarvis Allen Chaffee, died in St. Paul, Minn., in 1871; was buried

there; a Freemason.
+ 1462 V Jacob Warren Chaffee, born in 1842; married Louisa Xiggler.

1463 vi Sarah Abigail Chaffee, died in Minneapolis, Minn., in 1862.

1464 vii Mary Eliza Chaffee, residence, 1890, Livingston, Mont.

544 Ory « Chaffee (Otis,5 Atherton,* David, 3 Nathaniel,2 Thomas i) was born
in Vermont, May 23, 1807, and died in Adrian, Mich., March 11, 1872. He married



172 THE CHAFFEE GENEALOGY

in New York, August 17, 1827, Polly, daughter of Erastus Rowley. She died
March 3, 1875, and was buried in Rome, Mich. They lived in New York state
until about 1837, and from that time in Adrian. Ory Chaffee had a light com-
plexion, blue eyes, was five feet, ten inches in height, and of a lively disposition.
He was a farmer and tavern-keeper.

Children :
+ 1465 i Lyman 7 Chaffee, born March 9, 1829; married (1) Mary Luther;

(2) Jane Wells; (3) Mahala Van Court.
+ 1466 ii Mary Abigail Chaffee, born January 11, 1831; married George
W. A. Luther.

1467 iii Frank Chaffee, born in Cattaraugus County, N. Y., March 25, 1833;

married in Rome, Mich., February 26, 1862, Frances L., daughter
of Franklin Daily of North Hero, Vt.; residence, 1891, Lansing,
Mich. ; he is a machinist.

1468 iv Horace W. Chaffee, born May 21, 1835; died January 13, 1887; mar-

ried Eva Maria Rossman.

1469 V George M. Chaffee, born in Clinton County, N. Y., July 21, 1837;

died August 25, 1837.

1470 vi Jefferson M. Chaffee, born August 18, 1838; died August 25, 1854.

1471 vii Orient Chaffee, born January 6, 1841; died August 12, 1842.

1472 viii Wallace G. Chaffee, born May 31, 1843; married Theresa C. Knapp;

residence, 1891, Leadville, Colo.

1473 ix Polly Ann Chaffee, born February 11, 1846; died August 7, 1847.

547 Hannah e Wires (Rachel s Chaffee, Atherton,* David,3 Nathaniel,2 Thomas
was born May 22, 1799, and married Wilder Stearns.

Child:
1474 i Orson G.'^ Stearns, born 1835; residence, 1891, Herkimer, N. Y.

549 Samuel e Wires (Rachel » Chaffee, Atherton,* David,3 Nathaniel,2 Thomas i)
was born in Herkimer County, N. Y., September 12, 1803, and married Isabel,
daughter of William Barren of Middlesex, Vt. She was buried in West Potsdam,
N. Y. Both were members of the Methodist Church, in which he was a Class
Leader for two years. He was a cooper, had a light complexion, blue eyes, and
was six feet in height.

Children :

+ 1475 i Jarville Chaffee ^ Wires, born April 9, 1826; married Harriet E. West.

1476 ii Sylvania Annetta Wires, born November 24, 1827; married James

McChesney.

1477 iii Calvin Fuller Wires, born March 2, 1830; married Emily Joy.

1478 iv Perry Gomery Wires, born June 4, 1832; married Nancy Harter.

1479 V Almina Lenora Wires, born May 17, 1835; married Daniel Folts.

1480 vi Carlton Ezra Wires, born March 27, 1839.

560 Olive e Abby (Nancy » Chaffee, Atherton,* David,3 Nathaniel,2 Thomas
married De Witt Fisher.
Child:

1481 i A daughter,^ married William Frank.

562 Sally e Chaffee (Crean Bush,^ Atherton,* David, 3 Nathaniel,2 Thomas
was born in Cayuga County, N. Y., in 1807, and died in 1835. She married Wil-
liam Hatch.

Children :

1482 i Mary 7 Hatch, married Porter Field; residence, 1891, Council Bluffs, la.



SIXTH GEXERATIOX 173

1483 ii Sally Hatch, married Felix Wilson; residence, 1891, Ellsworth County,
Kan.

563 Ira 8 ChafEee (Crean Bush,5 Atherton,* David,3 Xathaniel,2 Thomas i)
was born in Cayuga County, X. Y., January 1, 1809, and died in Amity, Pa.,
June 7, 1886. He married in Hatch Hollow, Pa., February 6, 1830, Hannah,
daughter of Amos Xorton of that place. She was a member of the Methodist
Church.

Ira Chaffee was a farmer and at the time of his marriage lived in Amity. He
had a sandy complexion, blue eyes, and was five feet, eight inches, in height.
Children :

1484 i Ezra 7 Chaffee, born April 14, 1831; died May 28, 1869; married

Alice Wetmore.

1485 ii Susan Chaffee, born July 4, 1832; married Matthias S. Rouse.

1486 iii Juliette Chaffee, born January 4, 1834; married Wells Bacon.

1487 iv Xancy Chaffee, born Juty 24, 1835; married Edwin W. Hatch.

1488 V Sally Delia Chaffee, born January 11, 1837; married Martin C.

Colburn.

1489 vi Porter P. Chaffee, born December 29, 1839; died January 14, 1890;

married Clorinda Washburn.

1490 vii Louisa Chaffee, born Xovember 29, 1841 ; married Hiram K. Stewart.
+ 1491 viii Warren Chaffee, born Xovember 8, 1843; married Cornelia X. Pond.

1492 ix James Buchanan Chaffee, born October 16, 1845; married Ceceha
Doolittle; residence, 1891, Amity.
+ 1493 X Horace Hill Chaffee, born October 3, 1847; married Mary F. Sparkes.

1494 xi ^larietta Chaffee, born October 5, 1849; married Williard Doolittle.

1495 xii Xorah Leona Chaffee, born December 4, 1851; married Lewis C.

Crook.

564 Horace Hill e ChafEee (Crean Bush,5 Atherton,* David, 3 Xathaniel,2
Thomas i) was born in Cayuga County, X. Y., October 17, 1810, and died about
1894. He married (1) in Amity, Pa., in 1835, Louisa, daughter of Levi King of
that place. She died in May, 1845, and was buried in Hatch Hollow, Pa. She was
a member of the Presbyterian Church. He married (2) in Xovember, 1855, Eliza L.
Williams. In 1835 he lived in Amity and in 1891 was a physician in Bellevue,
Xeb. He united with the Baptist Church in 1834. He had a light complexion,
blue eyes and was five feet, eight inches in height.

Children, by first wife:

+ 1496 i Mary Elizabeth ^ Chaffee, born in September, 1838; married George
X. Whaite.

1497 ii Juliette Chaffee, born in December, 1840; died in February, 1891.

1498 iii Thompson Chaffee, born in July, 1844.

Child, by second wife:

1499 iv Alice Chaffee, born in February, 1862; died about 1894.

566 Horatio Nelson e ChaSee (Crean Bush,5 Atherton,* David, 3 Xathaniel,*
Thomas i) was born in Xorth East, Pa., March 19, 1818, and married in Amity,
Pa., January 23, 1845, Jane Xarsissus, daughter of Roj'al Dwinnell Mason of that
place. She is a Methodist. At the time of his marriage he lived in Amity, and in
1891 in Wattsburgh, Pa. He is a farmer, and was Judge of Election for several
years, and also School Director. He has a light complexion, blue eyes, and is
five feet, ten inches in height.



174 THE CHAFFEE GENEALOGY

Children :

1500 i Arvilla 7 Chaffee, born September 11, 1845; died October 4, 1845.

1501 ii Louisa Alvina Chaffee, born October 18, 1846; died December 30,

1887; married Orin Jefferson McAlhster.

1502 iii CaroUne Chaffee, born July 18, 1848; married Alton Doolittle.

1503 iv Royal Mason Chaffee, born June 10, 1850; died October 4, 1853.

1504 V Royal Nelson Chaffee, born December 4, 1854; residence, 1891,

Wattsburgh, Pa.; unmarried.
+ 1505 vi Adelbert Chaffee, born March 12, 1857; married Mary Tanner.
1506 vii George Erwin Chaffee, born April 28, 1860; married Ida Estes.

567 Nancy e ChafEee (Crean Bush,5 Atherton,* David,^ Nathaniel,2 Thomas i)
was born in Erie County, Pa., in June, 1820, and married in Amity, Pa., Novem-
ber 11, 1847, Samuel Windgate Hayes, born in Vermont, April 27, 1823. He had
a light complexion, and blue eyes. Nancy Chaffee was named for her father's
sister. She and her husband are both Methodists. In 1891 they were living in
Wattsburgh, Pa.

Children :

1507 i Edgar Justine ^ Hayes, born August 3, 1852.

1508 ii Eva Edwina Hayes, born March 17, 1854; died June 18, 1880,

1509 iii Sophronia Lucrecia Hayes, born July 11, 1856.

568 John Bennett e ChafEee (Crean Bush,^ Atherton,^ David,3 Nathaniel,2
Thomas i) was born in Erie County, Pa., in April, 1823 (1825), and died March 12,
1893. He married (1) Mary Phelps; (2) Mrs. Eliza Drake, who was living in 1893
near Wattsburgh, Pa., where she and her husband had made their home for some
years previous. He died after a long illness.

Children, by first wife :

1510 i Kate 7 Chaffee, married John Munsee; residence, 1893, Hatch Hollow,

Pa.

1511 ii Polly Chaffee, married W^illiam Davis, who died before 1893, when she

was living in Wattsburgh.

1512 iii Ella Chaffee, married Buress.

1513 iv Ada Chaffee, died young.

1514 V Willie Chaffee, unmarried; residence in 1893, Kansas.

581 Darius e Chaffee (Joseph,^ Joseph,* John,3 Joseph,2 Thomas i) was born
about 1751, and died in Dalton, Mass., April 2, 1808, in his fifty-eighth year. He
married, probably in the latter part of 1775, his cousin Molly ^ Chaffee (604)
(Asa,5 Joseph,* John, 3 Joseph, 2 Thomas born in Woodstock, Conn., July 3, 1756.
Their intention of marriage published in South Wilbraham, Mass., November 11,
1775, mentions them as both of Wilbraham.

Darius Chaffee, as records show, served in the Revolution :

"Chafe, Darius, Private, Capt. William Fletcher's co.. Col. Benjamin Simonds'
regt; enlisted Sept. 5, 1778; discharged Oct. 1, 1778; service, 30 days, travel in-
cluded, at the Northward, marched by order of Gen. Lincoln on an alarm.

"Chaffee, Darius, Private, Capt. William Fletcher's co.. Col. Simod's regt.;
enlisted Oct. 13, 1780; service, 6 days; marched to Pawlet." [Massachusetts
Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution. 1

In 1782 he lived in Union, where he bought in June of that year of Thomas
Patton of that place one hundred acres of land. In April, 1784, he was made
guardian of his sister Matilda. He was a farmer and at the time of his death was



SIXTH GENERATION 175

living in Windsor, Mass. He was found dead in the road in Dalton and is sup-
posed to have died in a fit. The administration of his estate was granted May 5,
1808, and the papers on record show that his wife survived him.

Children :

1515 i Harvey ^ Chaffee, born in Wilbraham, November 11, 1776; died there,

February 20, 1796; buried in Windsor, where his tombstone is
inscribed: "Time how short, Eternity how long."

1516 ii Polly Chaffee, born in Union, May 19, 1780; died young.

+ 1517 iii Luther Chaffee, born May 12, 1782; married Rebecca Perkins.

1518 iv Sarah Chaffee, born in Union, September 29, 1785; died.
+ 1519 V Joseph Harvey Chaffee, born September 6, 1789; married (1) Eliza-
beth Tobias; (2) Mrs. Rebecca (Earl) Walker.

1520 vi Polly Chaffee, bom in Stafford, Conn., September 18, 1792.

583 Esther e Chaffee (Joseph,^ .Joseph,* John, 3 Joseph,2 Thomas i) was born
in 1760, and died April 26, 1813. She married, October 30, 1783, Captain Robert
Walker, born in 1753, died January 4, 1834. He served in the Revolution and
was held a prisoner on Long Island for several months. After Esther (Chaffee)
Walker's death he married (2), January 9, 1816, Mrs. Mary Smith, who died
May 2, 1851.

Children :

+ 1521 i Esther ^ Walker, born July 24, 1784; married Amasa Converse.

1522 ii Robert Patten Walker, born February 20, 1786; died November

9, 1786.

1523 iii Lucinda Walker, born September 3, 1787; died August 9, 1840;

married Othniel Hannom.

1524 iv Deidamia Walker, born March 5, 1789; died July 19, 1844.

1525 V Robert Walker, Jr., born July 28, 1790; died February 19, 1857;

married Hannah Card.

1526 vi Mary Patten Walker, born April 17, 1792; died August 16, 1850;

married Hezekiah Porter.

1527 vii Jacob Judd Walker, born December 10, 1793; died in April, 1865.

1528 viii Eunice Walker, born September 22, 1795; died in April, 1868.

1529 ix Harriet Walker, born March 21, 1797; died June 16, 1843; married

Horace Porter.

1530 X Sinai Walker, born August 10, 1798; died November 25, 1854.

1531 xi Martha Walker, born June 11, 1800; died November 6, 1857; mar-

ried her brother-in-law, Hezekiah Porter, December 3, 1851.

1532 xii Orissa Walker, born April 18, 1802; died August 4, 1854.

584 Deidamia « ChaSee (Joseph,^ Joseph,* John, 3 Joseph, 2 Thomas 1) was born
in 1763, and died March 6, 1787. She married in Union, Conn., June 24, 1783,
Eleazer, son of Solomon and Lucy (Story) Wales. He was born July 30, 1755.
After her death he married (2) Mary Whiting. He was a clothier in Union and
later removed to Stockbridge.

Child:

1533 i Arvine^ (Ervine) Wales, born in North Stamford, Conn., Jime 10, 1785;
received his mother's share of his grandfather Chaffee's estate in 1788.

586 Sinai 6 ChafEee (Joseph, ^ Joseph,* John, 3 Joseph, 2 Thomas 1) was born in
Wilbraham, Mass., May 11, 1776, and died October 26, 1811. She married, Feb-
ruary 10, 1798, Amasa Converse, born February 8, 1777, died May 1, 1841, He
married (2) Esther Walker (1521), Sinai's niece.



176 THE CHAFFEE GENEALOGY

Children :

1534 i Elihu Williams ^ Converse, born June 5, 1800; died December 28,

1832; married Catharine Monroe.

1535 ii Harriet Converse, born February 10, 1802; died February 14, 1858;

married (1), February 29, 1820, Doctor S. Warren; (2) Medad
Atwater.

1536 iii Albert Converse, born March 2, 1803; died August 12, 1831; married

in January, 1831, Harriet M. Yale.
+ 1537 iv Erasmus Darwin Converse, born April 2, 1804; married Harriet
Monroe.

1538 V Charles Austin Converse, born August 1, 1807; died April 2, 1809.

1539 vi Leander Converse, born August 4, 1808; died young.

1540 vii Juha Ann Converse, born August 21, 1810; died February 29, 1843;

married Charles Reed.

1541 viii Chapin Converse, born October 21, 1811; died December 25, 1880;

married (1), March 20, 1836, L. J. Ford, who-died in 1844; mar-
ried (2), May 20, 1845, O. J. Home.

589 Wealthy 6 Chaffee (Benjamin,^ Joseph,* John, 3 Joseph, 2 Thomas 1) ; married
Peter Chamberlain.

Children :

1542 i Asa ^ Chamberlain.

1543 ii Oliver Chamberlain.

590 Polly 6 Chaffee (Benjamin, s Joseph,* John, 3 Joseph,2 Thomas 1) died in
Ashford, Conn., September 11, 1838. She married there, November 1, 1786,
William Snell, Jr., whose father, William Snell, Sr., a graduate of Yale College,
was a soldier in the French and Indian Wars and in the Revolution. William
Snell, Jr., was born in Ashford, August 29, 1762, and died there December 14,
1827. He lived in Ashford, where he was a farmer. He served in the Revolution
for six months and carried a gun, though one arm had been amputated at the
elbow. He was a Deacon and Church Treasurer in the Second Baptist Church in
Ashford, of which Polly (Chaffee) Snell was also a member. She was buried in



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