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born in Monson, Mass., June 12, 1810, and died January 29, 1887. He married
in Springfield, Mass., November 19, 1834, Betsey A. Morgan, born August 9, 1811,
died in Wales, Mass., December 28, 1882. At the time of his marriage, and for
many years after, he lived in Monson,

Children, the first six born in Monson :

2124 i Jane Elizabeth ^ Chaffee, born September 27, 1835; died April 11,

1855; married Moulton.

2125 ii Charles Almond Chaffee, born May 19, 1837; died in Monson, Oc-

tober 15, 1837.

2126 iii Edwin R. Chaffee, born May 4, 1839; died in Monson, April 24, 1856.

2127 iv Marion Braidfoot Chaffee, a twin, born May 4, 1839; died in Monson,

January 8, 1858.

2128 V Betsey Andella Chaffee, born October 27, 1841; died in Monson,

November 13, 1841.

2129 vi Marcus Morton Chaffee, born January 23, 1843; died in New Berne,

N. C, January 30, 1863.
+ 2130 vii Abigail Jemima Chaffee, born May 7, 1845; married Henry F. Mer-
rick.



SIXTH GENERATION 223

+ 2131 viii Philip M. Chaffee, born July 14, 1847; married .

2132 ix Ellen Augusta Chaffee, born in Wales, November 17, 1851; died

there, February 22, 1875.

2133 X A child, born April 12, 1855; died April 12, 1855.

799 Julius 8 ChafEee (Chadwick,^ James,* Joseph,3 Joseph,2 Thomas i) was born
in Monson, Mass., January 13, 1813, and died in Belchertow-n, Mass., November 28,
1851. He was married in Monson, November 17, 1834, by Reverend A. Snell,
to Polly, daughter of Cyrus Ellis of Stafford, Conn. She died March 15, 1863,
and was buried in South Belchertown, Mass. Mr. Chaffee had a light complexion,
blue eyes, was five feet, four inches in height and of a jovial disposition. He
united with the Methodist Church at the age of twenty-one, his wife also being a
member. He was a farmer and in 1834 lived in Monson.

Children :

2134 i Hulda LJ Chaffee, born October 26, 1835; died May 22, 1836.

2135 ii Lucy A. Chaffee, born February 3, 1838; died March 15, 1858; married,

January 15, , M. D. L. Towne of Bondsville, Mass.

2136 iii July E. Chaffee, born November 17, 1839; died January 14, 1852.

2137 iv Maria N. Chaffee, born July 2, 1841 ; residence, 1890, Springfield, Mass.

2138 V Louise J. Chaffee, born June 2, 1843; died June 12, 1843.

2139 vi Juhus Chaffee, Jr., born July 11, 1844; died July 21, 1844.

2140 vii Franklin L. Chaffee, born August 26, 1845; died June 16, 1846.

2141 viii Jane P. Chaffee, born May 3, 1847; died April 26, 1866.

2142 ix Veranus J. Chaffee, born April 7, 1850; died June 17, 1852

800 Almond o ChafEee (Chadwick,^ James,* Joseph,3 Joseph,^ Thomas i) was
born in Monson, Mass., May 29, 1815, and married in Stafford Hollow, Conn.,
Melissa Rosella Fairfield Washburn of West Stafford, Conn., who died in 1885,
and was buried in Stafford, Conn. She was a member of the Baptist Church.
Mr. Chaffee has a light complexion, blue eyes, and is five feet, eight inches in height.
At the time of his marriage and in 1883 he lived in Stafford, where he was a farmer.

Children :

2143 i Annis Rosella 7 Chaffee, married Stephen Franklin Chaffee. (See 2122.)
+ 2144 ii Francis Washburn Chaffee, born January 1, 1851; married Nellie M.
Carew.

801 Abigail Rebecca e ChafEee (Chadwick,5 James,* Joseph,3 Joseph,2 Thomas i)
was born June 12, 1817, and died in April, 1876. She married Eli Moody Smith,
a carpenter of Ludlow, Mass., their marriage intention being published in Mon-
son, Mass., October 5, 1839. He was born in Granby, Mass., and died January 4,
1872, aged fifty-six. He had a dark complexion, black eyes, was six feet in height
and of a jovial disposition. He was for many years a Selectman, and also Justice
of the Peace. When a young man he united with the Methodist Church, of which
his wife was also a member. Both were buried in Ludlow.

Children :

2145 i Sarah Ann ^ Smith, died young.

2146 ii Hannah Elizabeth Smith, born in 1844; married S. W. Ranger; living

in 1890.

2147 iii Eh Jerome Smith, born in 1846; died in 1871.

+ 2148 iv Charles Aaron Smith, born June 14, 1848; married Sarah J. Snow.

2149 V Sarah Abigail Smith, born August 26, 1850; married Henry Hobson.

2150 vi Clara Adaline Smith, born January 6, 1854; married Charles H.

Howard.



224 THE CHAFFEE GENEALOGY

803 Amasa Ladd ^ ChafEee (Stephen, ^ James,^ Joseph, 3 Joseph, 2 Thomas 1)
was born in Rutland, Vt., November 28, 1797, and died in Gowanda, N. Y., De-
cember 5, 1869. He married in Attica, N. Y., August 24, 1819, Lydia Wade,
daughter of John Nichols of Woodstock, Conn, She was born in Brimfield, Mass.,
and at the age of five moved to Middlebury, N. Y., near Attica. She died July 30,
1879. Amasa Ladd Chaffee had a light complexion, black eyes, and was five feet,
ten and one-half inches in height. As a child he moved with his father to Cazenovia,
N. Y., and when he was twelve they moved to Attica. In early life he was for a
few years a wool carder and later a merchant. In 1819 he lived in Attica and in
1821 was the third settler in Lodi, N. Y., afterwards called Gowanda, where he
lived until his death. He was at one time Postmaster there and was for twelve
years Justice of the Peace. He was also a member of the New York State As-
sembly, In 1834 he joined the Methodist Church, of which his wife was also a
member, and in which he was active until his death, holding various offices, among
them those of Trustee and Steward. Early in life he joined the Masonic order.
He served in the War of 1812, in Captain Daniel Buel's company New York
Militia, from January 20 to April 13, 1814.. April 21, 1877, his widow, then
living in Gowanda, applied for a pension. Amasa Ladd Chaffee possessed many
excellent moral qualities and a large fund of humor. His ideal of life was to make
others happy. He was a great favorite with children and in society, esteemed
and loved by his friends, neighbors and family, and lived a true and faithful life.
He and his wife are buried in Gowanda.

Children, born in Gowanda :

+ 2151 i Lydia Ann 7 Chaffee, born May 25, 1823; married David E. Ellis.
-1-2152 ii Amasa William Wallace Chaffee, born July 21, 1826; married Jane

M. Crandall.
+ 2153 iii James Harvey Chaffee, born March 16, 1830; married Amarcia M.

Hammond.
2154 iv Lucy Helen Chaffee, born July 8, 1831; died April 11, 1832.
+ 2155 V Charles Warren Chaffee, born July 13 (15), 1837; married Lydia A,

Woodin.
+ 2156 vi Newton Adelbert, born August 31, 1841; married Luna Woodin.
2157 vii Mary Helen Chaffee, born November 18, 1843; unmarried in 1884.

806 James Cady ^ ChafEee (Stephen, s James,^ Joseph, 3 Joseph, 2 Thomas
was born in Cazenovia, N. Y., February 22,, 1804, and died in Sterling, 111., July 27,
1882. He married in Attica, N. Y., January 28, 1827, Lucy Adaline ^ Chaffee
(1988) (Winiam,6 Nathan,5 James,* Joseph,3 Joseph,2 Thomas 1), born in Stur-
bridge, Mass., May 13, 1808, died between 1884 and 1889. At the former date she
was living in Champaign, 111. Mr. Chaffee was a farmer and clothier. He had a
dark complexion, black eyes, and was five feet, ten inches in height.

Children :

+ 2158 i James Franklin 7 Chaffee, born November 5, 1827; married Calista

Hopkins.
+ 2159 ii Ambrose Lucrates Chaffee, born June 2, 1829; married Mary B.
Gilbut.
2160 iii Charles William Chaffee, born March 13, 1831 ; died in 1832.
+ 2161 iv Francis Marion Chaffee, born March 29, 1833; married Dorcas
Patrick.

2162 V Ruby Adaline Chaffee, born March 26, 1835; married in Iowa,

Cook; he is a farmer; residence, 1884, Elwood, la.



SIXTH GENERATION 225

+ 2163 vi William Neverson Chaffee, born September 10, 1837; married Emily

M. McClure.
+ 2164 vii Mary Alzina Chaffee, born July 24, 1839; married William H.

Cable.
+ 2165 viii Alburtis Belknap Chaffee, born September 28, 1841; married Anna

C. Underwood.
2166 ix Catharine Jane Chaffee, born October 30, 1843; married

Wilson; he is a merchant; residence, 1884, St. Paul, Minn.
+ 2167 X Rachel Maria Chaffee, born August 21, 1847; married Gidd-

ings.
2168 xi Caroline Ameha Chaffee, born February 7, 1850; died in 1851.

811 Eliza « Chaffee ( Joseph, s James,* Joseph, 3 Joseph, 2 Thomas 1), married
Amos Swan.
Children :

2169 i Louisa ^ Swan.

2170 ii William Swan.

2171 iii Clarissa Swan.

2172 iv Joseph Swan.

2173 V Emily Swan.

816 William Oady ^ Chaffee (Joseph, ^ James,* Joseph, 3 Joseph, 2 Thomas 1)
was born in Attica, N. Y., in 1814, and died in Dale, N. Y., February 29, 1860.
He married there, April 5, 1834, Caroline, daughter of Benjamin Swan. In 1893
she was living in Dale with her daughter, Clarissa S. (Chaffee) Kellogg. Mr. Chaffee
had a light complexion, and blue eyes. He and his wife were members of the Free
Will Baptist Church, which he joined at the age of twenty-five, and in which he
was a Deacon. He was a farmer and in 1834 lived in Dale.

Children :

+ 2174 i William Henry Harrison ^ Chaffee, born May 22, 1837; married Louisa

Hughes.
+ 2175 ii Clarissa Sophia Chaffee, born March 29, 1839; married Hiram Kellogg.

819 Hiram ^ Chaffee (Leonard, ^ James,* Joseph, 3 Joseph, 2 Thomas 1) was born
in Brimfield, Mass., July 3, 1806, and died in Middlebury, N. Y., March 18, 1883.
He married (1) in Middlebury, November 17, 1825, Philenda, daughter of Henry
Butler of Leroy, N. Y. She died July 3, 1862, and was buried in Wethersfield
Springs, N. Y. She was a member of the Baptist Church. He married (2), in
Attica, N. Y., Mrs. Richards, who died November 3, 1870. He had a light com-
plexion, gray eyes, and was six feet in height. We was a member of the Free
Will Baptist Church, In 1825 he lived in Middlebury, where he bought land in
1834. In 1838 he bought land in Wethersfield, and the next year was living in
Alexander, N. Y. In 1858 he lived in Wethersfield. He was a clothier.

Children, by first wife:

+ 2176 i Alsina P.'' Chaffee, born September 13, 1826; married Sylvanus
Hawley.

2177 ii Dexter N. Chaffee, born December 1, 1828; died March 19, 1849.

2178 iii Harriet S. Chaffee, born October 18, 1830; died November 6, 1850.

2179 iv Charles H. Chaffee, born December 20, 1832; died September 22,

1833.

2180 V Mary Ann Chaffee, born July 24, 1834; died August 27, 1836.

2181 vi Henry Chaffee, born July 27, 1837; died July 30, 1837.



226 THE CHAFFEE GENEALOGY

+ 2182 vii Charles M. Chaffee, born October 25, 1838; married Phoebe A.
Holly.

2183 viii Lucy 11. Chaffee, born October 21, 1841; died February 5, 1844.

2184 ix Lucy A. Chaffee, born October 29, 1845; married Joseph Swan.

2185 X Homer Chaffee, born March 28, 1853; died August 18, 1853.

822 Leonard Leander " Chaffee (Leonard, ^ James,* Joseph,3 Joseph, 2 Thomas 1)
was born in Attica, N. Y., May 21, 1826, and married in Gainesville, N. Y., Sep-
tember 13, 1849, Julia Ann, daughter of Warren Thorpe of that place. She is a
member of the Congregational Church. Mr. Chaffee has a florid complexion, and
is five feet, eleven inches in height. He was an officer in the State Senate from
1868 to 1875, and Justice of the Peace from 1881 to 1893. In 1849 he lived in
Wethersfield, N. Y., and in 1893 in Warsaw, N. Y., where he was a farmer.

Child:

2186 i Frances Lavinia ^ Chaffee, born in Wethersfield, in 1852; married William

H. McElwain; residence, 1893, Helmville, Mont.

826 Henry ^ Chafiee, Jr. (Henry, ^ Samuel,* Joseph, 3 Joseph, 2 Thomas ^), was
born in Killingly, Conn., January 6, 1771, and died in Michigan. He married
Mahala Owens. He was baptized in the First Congregational Church of Wood-
stock, Conn., December 12, 1773, and later in life was a member of the ]\Iethodist
Church in Lyons, N.Y., where, in 1824, he lived and bought land; in 1831 he bought
land in Arcadia, N. Y., where he was then living. He had a light complexion,
was a farmer, and lived with his son John when he died.

Child:

2187 i John ^ Chaffee, lived in Michigan.

829 Ratchel ^ ChafEe (Henry,^ Samuel,* Joseph, 3 Joseph, 2 Thomas 1) was born
in Killingly, Conn., July 27, 1778, and died in Danube, N. Y., July 25, 1827. She

married (1) Phillips, and (2) in Danube, Abraham Hardendorf, a farmer

of German descent, born September 4, 1775, died in Newark Valley, N. Y., De-
cember 23, 1851. He was a member of the Methodist Church, had a dark complex-
ion, blue eyes, and was five feet, six inches in height. After his wife's death he
lived with his son, George M. Hardendorf, in Cherry Valley, N. Y. In 1827 Mr.
and Mrs. Hardendorf were living in Danube.

Children :

2188 i Washington 7 Phillips, born November 28, 1799; died December 18,

1869.

2189 ii Welcome Phillips, born March 4, 1801; died November 12, 1881.

2190 iii Henry Hardendorf, born April 17, 1805; died; married Rachel

Frederick.

2191 iv Diana Hardendorf, born September 21, 1806; died January 1, 1809.

2192 V Abraham Hardendorf, Jr., born November 1, 1807; died January

26, 1893; married Lucinda Arnold.

2193 vi Susanna Hardendorf, born July 19, 1809; died February 26, 1874;

married Michael Bander.

2194 vii Diadema Hardendorf, born August 20, 1811; died July 30, 1873;

married Henry Hardendorf.

2195 viii Sophia Hardendorf, born December 17, 1812; died July 19, 1814.

2196 ix A child, born July 5, 1814.

2197 X WilUam Hardendorf, born July 2, 1815; residence, 1893, Little Falls,

N. Y.



SIXTH GENERATION 227

+ 2198 xi George Michael Hardendorf, born June 25, 1817; married Sarah M.
Sherman.

2199 xii Rial Hardendorf, born February 21, 1820; died May 15, 1838.

2200 xiii Clarinda Hardendorf, born May 15, 1822; died October 5, 1877;

married Henry Strough.

830 Michael « Chaffee (Henry, ^ Samuel,'* Joseph, 3 Joseph, 2 Thomas 1) was born
in Killingly, Conn., January 30, 1780, and died in Oramel, N. Y., in 1859. He
married Mary, daughter of John Showerman. She was of Dutch descent and had
formerly lived in a town on the Hudson River. She died about 1857, aged seventy-
two, and was buried in Farmersville, X. Y. Michael Chaffee had a light complexion,
blue eyes, was five feet, nine inches in height, and of a lively disposition. He
lived in Cherry Valley, Lyons, Aurelius, and Barre, N. Y. He bought land in
Barre, where he was then living, in 1856. He united with the Methodist Church
in Lyons when a young man, his wife also being a member of that denomination.
He was a farmer and land-clearer, and served as a Private in the War of 1812.

Children :

2201 i Peter 7 Chaffee, died in Farmersville, aged twenty-five; a member

of the Baptist Church; residence, FarmersviUe; unmarried.
+ 2202 ii Henry Chaffee, born about 1808; married Sally Strong.
+ 22O3 iii Harvey Chaffee, born about 1811; married (1) Charlotte Rathburn;

(2) Elizabeth Hudson.
+ 2204 iv ^lichael Chaffee, Jr., married Betsey Bradner.
+ 2205 V Polly Chaffee, born about 1815; married George F. Dort.
+ 2206 vi Catharine Chaffee, married Silas Dort.
+ 2207 vii Denike Chaffee, born February 8, 1819; married Delia Wakefield.

833 Beriah « ChafEee (Samuel,^ Samuel,* Joseph,3 Joseph,2 Thomas was
born in Woodstock, Conn., September 18, 1776, and died in 1857. She married
there, November 25, 1802, Reuben, son of Beezalul and Bathsheba (Robinson)
Gould. He was born in Douglas, Mass., August 13, 1779, and died in Woodstock,
Conn., in 1858. Reuben and Beriah (Chaffee) Gould were baptized in the First
Congregational Church in Woodstock, March 8, 1807.

Children, baptized in the First Congregational Church, Woodstock:

+ 2208 i Silas 7 Gould, born April 15, 1803; married .AJmira Goodell.

2209 ii Lorinda (Orinda) Gould, born in November, 1804; died before 1890;

baptized May 3, 1807.

2210 iii Bathsheba Gould, born in January, 1807; died before 1890; baptized

May 3, 1807.

2211 iv Sarah Gould, born in November, 1809; died about 1828; aged nine-

teen; baptized April 8, 1810.

2212 V Samuel Gould, born October 8, 1811 ; died before 1890; married Olive

Gungen; he was baptized April 26, 1812.

2213 vi Dorothea Gould, born March 10, 1814; died before 1890; baptized

October 2, 1814.

2214 vii William Robinson Gould, born October 11, 1817; died before 1890;

baptized May 10, 1818.

834 Zelophehad a ChafEee (Samuel,^ Samuel,^ Joseph,3 Joseph,2 Thomas 1)
was born in Woodstock, Conn., July 9, 1778, and died there, October 28, 1819.
He married in Woodstock, April 18, 1812, Betsey Hibbard, who died in Ashford,
Conn., about 1872, aged ninety. He served in the War of 1812 in New London
as Private under Commander Jacob Lyon, from June 21 to June 28, 1813. He



228 THE CHAFFEE GENEALOGY

lived in Woodstock, where December 7, 1819, Isaac Hibbard was appointed
administrator of his estate.

Children, born in Woodstock:
+ 2215 i Samuel B.^ Chaffee, born about 1814 or 1815; married RhodaCorbin.

2216 ii Emela Chaffee, born about 1815; died in Woodstock, September 26,

1818.

2217 iii Almira Chaffee, born in 1817, died in Ashford, in 1872; married Wil-

liard S. Fuller.

2218 iv Maranda Chaffee, born in 1819; died before 1890.

837 Artemus ^ ChafEee (Samuel, ^ Samuel,* Joseph, 3 Joseph, 2 Thomas 1) was
born in Thompson, Conn., about 1786, and died there, January 3, 1854, aged about
sixty-eight. He married in Woodstock, April 14, 1815, Patty Cummings of that
place. She died January 30, 1858, aged seventy-four. Both were buried in East
Woodstock. Artemus Chaffee lived on the old farm on which his father had
settled in Thompson, between East Woodstock and New Boston, Conn. He
finally sold it and bought the property known as the Waters farm, near Thompson,
where he lived for many years, but after the death of his son Walter in 1848, he
sold it and bought back the old homestead, where all of his children had been
born. He served in the War of 1812 in defense of New London, as Private in the
Connecticut Militia under Commander Jacob Lyon, from June 21 to July 15, 1813.

Children, born in Thompson:

2219 i Pamelia ^ Chaffee, born January 21, 1816; married Ahira Darling,

and had two children; residence, Thompson.
+ 2220 ii Sophronia Chaffee, born April 24, 1817; married Lafayette Waters.
+ 2221 iii Charles Chaffee, born December 13, 1819; married Sarah E. Green.
2222- iv Adaline Chaffee, born January 20, 1821; married (1) Henry Bhss;

(2) Joseph Curtis; residence, Thompson.

2223 V Electa Chaffee, born March 24, 1823; died January 10, 1825.

2224 vi Julia M. Chaffee, born February 2, 1825; residence in 1890, Thomp-

son; unmarried.

2225 vii Martha Chaffee, born June 5, 1826; died March 25, 1829, was buried

in East Woodstock.
+ 2226 viii Lucy Chaffee, born in 1827; died September 4, 1870; married William
Hare.

2227 ix Walter Chaffee, born in 1828; died April 27, 1848; was buried in East

Woodstock; lived with his parents on the Waters farm; unmar-
ried.

839 Levi " Chaffee (Thomas,^ Samuel,* Joseph, 3 Joseph, 2 Thomas 1) was born
in Killingly, Conn., November 23, 1781, and died in New Boston, Conn., about
1872. He married Nancy, daughter of Daniel Blackman of Thompson, Conn.
She died several years before her husband, and was buried in Thompson. Levi
Chaffee had a light complexion, blue eyes, and was five feet, seven inches in height,
of a determined mind and very set in his ways. He was a cooper and farmer,
and a member of the Universalist Church. At the time of his marriage he lived
in Thompson. He died in the home of his daughter, Lucy (Chaffee) Perry.

Children :

2228 i Clury ^ Chaffee, married Bracket; residence, 1890, Thompson.

2229 ii Lucy Chaffee, married Josiah Perry; residence, 1872, New Boston,

1890, Thompson.
+ 2230 iii Nancy Chaffee, married Elbridge H. Reed.
2231 iv Allen Chaffee, born in Thompson; married, and is thought to have
one or two children; moved to the far west.



SIXTH GENERATION 229

840 Joel 6 ChafEee (Thomas,^ Samuel,* Joseph,^ Joseph, 2 Thomas 1) was born
in Thompson, Conn., September 26, 1786, and died there, December 5, 1853.
He married in Thompson, Lavinia M., daughter of Abel Morse of Douglas, Mass.
She was born June 15, 1796, and died February 6, 1863. Joel Chaffee had a light
complexion, blue eyes, was five feet, eight inches in height, and strongly built.
He lived in Thompson, where he was a farmer and with his father kept a tavern
where all his children were born. During the War of 1812 he served as a Private
from June 21 to July 13, 1813, in the defense of New London, enlisting in Thomp-
son in the Connecticut Militia under Commander Samuel Dresser. July 11, 1835,
he bought land in Barre, Vt. He and his wife are buried in the Thompson burying-
ground, his tombstone bearing the words :

"Christ died that all might live,"
and hers :

"Mother there is rest in' Heaven."

Children, born in Thompson :

+ 2232 i Lucian Morse ^ Chaffee, born September 5, 1816; married Mary L.
Cargel.

2233 ii Mary Chaffee, married (1) Manly Lane of New Hampshire, and had

four children; (2) Clifford, and had one child; residence,

1890, Oxford, Mass.

2234 iii Lavinia Chaffee, born September 25, 1821; died October 10, 1822;

buried in Thompson.

2235 iv Brainard Chaffee, born about 1825; died January 27, 1828; buried

in Thompson.

2236 V Ablena Chaffee, died about 1875; married George P., son of Nathan

and Susan (Dingley) Paine; no children; residence, Worcester,
Mass.

+ 2237 vi Otis Brainard Chaffee, born December 8, 1828; married Mrs. Sarah
(Brown) Pratt.

+ 2238 vii Abel Morse Chaffee, born December 28, 1832; married Mary J. New-
ton.

+ 2239 viii Vernon Chaffee, married Elvira Corbin.
2240 ix Emily Chaffee, died in Oxford, of consumption.

846 Sanford « Chafey (Caleb,^ Samuel,* Joseph,^ Joseph,2 Thomas 1) was born
in Guilford, N. Y., in 1807, and died in Smyrna, N. Y., April 25, 1884. He married
there, October 6, 1843, Hannah, daughter of John Wooldridge of Dutchess County,
N. Y. Mr. Chafey had a light complexion, blue eyes, and was four feet, ten inches
in height. In 1843 and after, he lived in SmjTna, where he was a shoemaker and
farmer.

Children :

2241 i William Henry 7 Chafey, born in Smyrna, March 13, 1845; married in

North Norwich, N. Y., November 30, 1870, Mary A., daughter of
Daniel Skinner of that place; Mr. Chafey has a light complexion, and
blue eyes; he is a wagon manufacturer and patentee of a delivery
wagon, known as a "low-down" wagon; residences, Earlville, N. Y.,
1870, Plymouth, N. Y., 1891, Sherburne, N. Y.

2242 ii Wilson Chafey, born in 1854.

847 Maranda « Chafey (Caleb,5 Samuel,* Joseph, 3 Joseph,2 Thomas 1) was born
m Guilford, N. Y., and died in Smyrna, N. Y., in 1878. She married in Norwich,
N. Y., Harvey Roe of Smyrna. She had a light complexion, and blue eyes.



230 THE CHAFFEE GENEALOGY

Children :

2243 i A child,7 died before 1890.

2244 ii Jane Roe, living in 1890.

2245 iii David Roe, living in 1890.

2246 iv Samuel Roe, living in 1890.

849 John C.^ Chafey (Jonathan Cady,^ Josiah,* Joseph, 3 Joseph, 2 Thomas
was born in Tunbridge, Vt., February 8, 1794, and died in Albany, Vt., in No-
vember, 1873. He married Clarissa Leslie, who died and was buried in Albany.
He was a farmer, of medium height, and a member of the Free Will Baptist Church.
He lived in Tunbridge and Brookfield, Vt., moving from the latter place to Albany
in 1831.

Children :

+ 2247 i Russell Joseph ^ Chafey, married Hannah S. Davenport.

2248 ii Louisa Chafey.

851 Hiram ^ Chafey (Jonathan Cady,^ Josiah,* Joseph, ^ Joseph, 2 Thomas 1)
was born in Tunbridge, Vt., February 5, 1799, and died in Albany, Vt., Septem-
ber 21, 1872. He married in Williamstown, Vt., January 17, 1824, Asenath,
daughter of Timothy Kendall of that place. She died in September, 1881. Hiram
Chafey was a farmer, and in 1824 lived in Brookfield, Vt. He moved from there
in 1831 to Albany, where he was living at the time of his death, and where he and
his wife are buried.

Children, the first four born in Brookfield:

2249 i Orlana "SI.'' Chafev, born December 9, 1824; died m Albany, August

11, 1844.
+ 2250 ii INIartha S. Chafey, born June 22, 1827; married Samuel Gushing.
2251 iii Philena C. Chafey, a twin, born June 22, 1827; married Lan-

phear; residence, 1891, Albany.
+ 2252 iv Hiram Wells Chafev, born October 21, 1830; married (1)

Hovey; (2) Agnes F. Stell.

2253 v Jerry M. Chafey, born in Albany, February 21, 1832; died before

1883

2254 vi Fannie L." Chafey, born March 11, 1834; died before 1883.

2255 vii Lucy Ann Chafey, born January 12, 1836; married Reynolds;

residence, 1883, Albanv.

2256 viii Ruth Wells Chafey, born January 17, 1838; died before 1883.

2257 ix Rosa M. Chafey, born June 26, 1840; married Page; residence,

1891, Mattapan, Mass.
+ 2258 X Martin Beard Chafey, born Mav 11, 1842; married Jennie W. Mit-
chell.

2259 xi Harriet C. Chafey, born March 7, 1846; married McGuire;

residence, 1891, Albany.

859 Anna e Sanger (Anna ^ Chaffee, Josiah,* Joseph,3 Joseph,2 Thomas 1) was



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