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Thomas i) was born in Stafford, Conn., September 6, 1789, and died May 25, 1849.
He married (1) in White Creek, N. Y., November 13, 1813, Elizabeth Tobias, born
there, April 8, 1794, died in Timochtee, Crawford County, O., May 14, 1829. He
married (2), November 11, 1829, Mrs. Rebecca (Earl) Walker, who died May 8,
1843. In 1835 he lived in Wyandot County, 0., where he was a merchant. He
died while crossing the Plains on his way to California.

Children, by first wife, born in Timochtee:

3425 i Adelia Tobias s Chaffee, born January 5, 1822; died in Oakland, Cal.,

April 2, 1892; married in Tehama County, Cal., August 20, 1857,
Josiah Earl.

3426 ii Mary C. Chaffee, born November 28, 1824; died about 1860; married,

March 4, 1859, James Heaton Freet.

Children, by second wife, born in Ohio:

3427 iii Junius Chaffee, born November 23, 1832; went to California.

3428 iv Lucius Chaffee, born September 9, 1835; went to California.

1521 Esther ^ Walker (Esther « Chaffe, Joseph,^ Joseph, * John,^ Joseph,^
Thomas i) was born July 24, 1784, and died March 9, 1846. She married, Decem-
ber 20, 1812, Amasa Converse, the husband of her deceased aunt, Sinai Chaffs
(586). He was born February 8, 1777, and died May 1, 1841.

Children :
+ 3429 i Orlin Eustis « Converse, born March 13, 1815; married La via Ford.

3430 ii Charles Austin Converse, born September 5, 1816; died May 25, 1880;

married (1) June 17, 1841, Jane A. Rice; (2) March 20, 1850,
Sarah Mitchell.

3431 iii Sinai Chaffee Converse, born May 5, 1820; died February 14, 1873;

married, November 12, 1849, Ellison Axtell.

3432 iv Sarah Esther Converse, born August 27, 1821; married, December 11,

1850, Reverend John J. Dana.

1537 Erasmus Darwin ^ Converse (Sinai ^ Chaffee, Joseph, s Joseph,* John, 3
Joseph, 2 Thomas ^ was born April 2, 1804, and died in Cummington, Mass., May
29, 1883. He married Harriet Monroe. He was a farmer, lived in Windsor, Mass.,
but later gave up his large farm and moved to a small one in West Cummington,



318 THE CHAFFEE GENEALOGY

Mass. A printed statement that he was treated for and cured of cancer was found
on investigation to be false, as he was never known to have any indication of that
disease.

Child:
3433 i Jerome ^ Converse.

1553 Joseph ^ ChaSee, Jr. ( Joseph, ^ Benjamin,^ Joseph, ^ John, 3 Joseph, 2
Thomas 1) was born in Woodstock, Conn., January 12, 1795, and died in Three
Rivers, Mich., August 22, 1883. He married (1) in Marcellus, N. Y., January 1,
1813, Hannah, daughter of Joseph Chapman of that place. She died October 19,
1835, and was buried in Marcellus. He married (2) there, March 13, 1836, Phoebe
M., daughter of Joseph Enos of Spafford, N. Y. She was born July 18, 1810, died
September 3, 1865, and was buried in Three Rivers. She was a member of the
Baptist Church,

Mr. Chaffee had hazel eyes, and was five feet, four inches in height. He served
as a non-commissioned officer in the War of 1812, and drew a pension for that
service. Politically he was a Whig, later a Republican, as were all his sons. He
was noted for his honesty, integrity and truthfulness. From 1810 to 1850 he
lived in Marcellus, where in 1828, 1832 and 1838 he bought land. From 1850
until 1862 he lived in Jefferson, O., and from 1863 until 1883 in Three Rivers,
where he died in the home of his daughter, Ann (Chaffee) Udell. He was a farmer.

Children, by first wife, born in Marcellus:

3434 i Ariel C* Chaffee, born October 6, 1813; married (1) in Marcellus,
December 31, 1840, Delia Ann, daughter of Erastus Whiting
of that place; he married (2), February 4, 1874, Mrs. Fidelia
Gilchrist, widow of Charles Gilchrist of ^lichigan ; he is a farmer,
has a light complexion, hazel eyes, and is five feet, six inches,
in height; is a Steward in the ]\Iethodist Church, which he joined
at the age of thirty; quit-claimed land in ]\Iarcellus, October 3,
1843, to Gordon G. Whiting; residence, 1884, Three Rivers.
+ 3435 ii Leonora Chaffee, born December 31, 1815; married Lasell Kimball.

3436 iii Lovisa Chaffee, born November 4, 1818; married, October 1, 1835,
Thomas K. Lamb; lived in ]\Iarcellus, and moved to Virginia,
where Mr. Lamb died about 1866; residence, 1889, Grand Rapids,
Mich.
+ 3437 iv Walter Chaffee, born July 15, 1821; married Mary E. Davis.

Children, by second wife, born in Marcellus-
+ 3438 V Comfort Tyler Chaffee, born March 24, 1838; married Hattie E.

Dennison.
3439 vi Ann Eliza Chaffee, born October 2, 1840; married, December 30, 1863,

Addison A. Udell; residence, 1883 and 1892, Three Rivers.

1557 Chloe ^ ChafEee (Joseph, ^ Benjamin,^ Joseph,-* John, 3 Joseph,2 Thomas 1)
was born in Woodstock, Conn., September 22, 1801, and died in Rio, 111., November
30, 1885. She married in Marcellus, N. Y., February 28, 1819, Zaddock Mead,
a farmer. She live* during the last years of her life in Rio, where she died of
Bright's disease, in the home of her son, George.

Children :

3440 i Milow » Mead, born October 10, 1820; married July 12, 1843, .

3441 ii Calista Mead, born February 29, 1822; married October 27,

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3443 iv Stephen Mead, born September 2, 1826; married September 29,

1850, .

3444 V George W. Mead, born July 20, 1830; married September 25,

1853, ; residence, 1889, Rio.

3445 vi Harvey I. Mead, born July 12, 1833 ; married September 27, 1857, .

3446 vii Scammel Mead, born June 29, 1836 ; married September 16, 1851, .

3447 viii Washington Mead, born ]\Iay 1, 1839; married August 9, 1860, .

3448 ix Mary Mead, born November 13, 1841 ; died December 14, 1854.

3449 X Martha Mead, born July 30, 1845; married September 15, 1860, .

1558 Norman L.' ChafEee ( Joseph, ^ Benjamin,^ Joseph,* John,^ Joseph, 2
Thomas 1) was born in Tully, N. Y., October 30, 1811, and died in Jefferson, 0.,
January 24, 1887. He married (1) Mary E., daughter of Gaius W. and Cybilla
(Hawley) St. John of Morgan, O., and (2) Almira Ruggles. He had a light com-
plexion, and was five feet, six inches in height. He was a lawyer, a member of
the State Legislature, Prosecuting Attorney and District Judge. In 1884 he
lived in Jefferson.

Children :
+ 3450 i Henry C.^ Chaffee, born November 26, 1844; married Lottie E. Rider.

3451 ii Isabelle C. Chaffee, married Berkley.

3452 iii Mary E. Chaffee, married Loomis.

3453 iv Julia R. Chaffee, married Jackson.

3454 V Gaius W. Chaffee, residence, 1884, Jefferson.

Four other children, names unknown.

1559 Clarissa " ChafEee (Joseph,^ Benjamin,^ Joseph,'* John,3 Joseph,2 Thomas 1)
died in Jefferson, O. She married Zebina Ruggles, who in 1884 lived in Jefferson,
and their children all lived there in 1889.

Children :

3455 i WiUiam H.s Ruggles.

3456 ii Joseph E. Ruggles.

3457 iii A daughter.

3458 iv A daughter.

1560 Julia 7 ChafEee (Joseph, ^ Benjamin, ^ Joseph,* John, 3 Joseph,^ Thomas 1)
died in St. Charles, Mich. She married Bixby.

Children :

3459 i Gaius W.8 Bixby.

3460 ii Norman L, Bixby.

1567 Lois Comfort ' ChafEee Baxter (Comfort « Chaffee, Ephraim,^ Joseph,*
John, 3 Joseph,2 Thomas 1) was born in Kingsbury, N. Y., May 10, 1791, and died
November 7, 1860. She married in Fort Ann, N. Y., August 30, 1810, Reuben
Baker, born in Vermont, November 9, 1784, died in Burlington, la., December
2, 1865. Both lived in Fort Ann at the time of their marriage. Mr. Baker was for
thirty years a school teacher, having taught in various places before settling in
Fort Ann. He was for many years Town Clerk and Justice of the Peace. He was
five feet, six inches in height. Both he and his wife were members of the Baptist
Church.

Children :

3461 i Louisa Garalda « Baker, born July 10, 1811; died in Evans, N. Y.,

December 14, 1878; married Ira E. Irish.

3462 ii Isaac Volney Baker, born April 28, 1813; married Laura D. Com-

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320 THE CHAFFEE GENEALOGY

3463 iii Albert Laziel Baker, born December 8, 1815; died in Buffalo, K. Y.,

May 22, 1873; married Sarah A. Miller.

3464 iv Thomas Spencer Baker, born September 1, 1817; died in Chicago,

111., July 19, 1871; married Harriet Corbier.
+ 3465 V Floyd Perry Baker, born November 16, 1820; married (1) Ehza F.
Wilson ; (2) Orinda Searle.

3466 \'i Nestor Levi Baker, born November 1, 1822; died in Keesville, N. Y,,

March 18, 1841.

3467 vii Harvey Cook Baker, born June 18, 1825; died in Portage, Wis.,

November 24, 1874; married Amanda Rounds.

3468 \'iii Celestia Augusta Baker, born October 11, 1826; married George

Millard; residence, 1892, Burlington, la.

3469 ix Clifford Augusta Baker, born November 25, 1830; died in Chicago,

111., July 2, 1867; married (1) Mary Louisa Wheeler; (2) Florence
Cook.

3470 X Guilford Dudley Baker, born September 11, 1832; married (1) Orra

Edmunds Groves; (2) Mary Jane Cromack; residence, 1892,
Topeka, Kan.

3471 xi Laura D. Baker, born November 9, 1836; died January 17, 1837.

1568 Daniel 7 Chaffee (..Jonathan,^ Asa,^ Joseph,* John, 3 Joseph, 2 Thomas 1)
was born in South Wilbraham, Mass., June 3, 1783, and died there, January 1, 1859.
He married in South Wilbraham, on Thanksgiving Day, November 24, 1805,
Catherine, daughter of Stephen Newell of that place and Monson, Mass. Their
intention of marriage was published in South Wilbraham, October 19, 1805. Both
were members of the Congregational Church. Mrs. Chaffee survived her husband
only six weeks, dying February 15, 1859, aged seventy-five. Both were buried
in the South Wilbraham (now Hampden) burying-ground. Mr. Chaffee was
baptized in the Somers (Conn.) Congregational Church, August 22, 1784. He was
by trade a tanner and shoemaker, but he also worked in the Springfield (Mass.)
Armory, commencing in July, 1816, and continuing with some intermissions until
August, 1842. His work was stocking guns. He lived in South Wilbraham, and
on January 1, 1811, he and his wife sold to their brother, Jonathan Chaffee, for
$750, land in Wilbraham. June 15, 1814, Jonathan and Miriam, his wife, quit-
claimed to Daniel, land in the same place.

Children, born in South AVilbraham :
+ 3472 i Edwin Marcus » Chaffee, born September 23, 1806; married Sarah A.

Simpson.
+ 3473 ii Daniel Davis Chaffee, born September 29, 1808; married Sarah F.

Morris.
+ 3474 iii Olive Chaffee, born May 26, 1811; married William Lathrop.

3475 iv Persis Maria Chaffee, born July 22, 1818; died August 10, 1844;

baptized in the South Wilbraham Congregational Church, Octo-
ber 11, 1818; she was engaged to be married to Isaac Jennison,
Jr., son of Reverend Isaac Jennison of Natick, Conn., of early
Methodist fame, but both died before marriage ; he was a student
in the Middleto-^Ti University; she was a member of the South
Wilbraham Methodist Church and was buried in the South
Wilbraham burying-ground.

3476 V Catherine Jane Chaffee, born December 6, 1820; died April 23, 1821;

buried in the South Wilbraham burjdng-ground ; baptized in
the South Wilbraham Congregational Church, April 19, 1821.

1569 Jonathan ^ ChafEee, Jr. (Jonathan,6 Asa,5 Joseph,* John, 3 Joseph,2
Thomas 1) was born in South Wilbraham, Mass., in October, 1784, and died there,




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September 17, 1835. He married (1) Abigail Hildreth of Chesterfield, N. H.,
who died in South Wilbraham, November 26, 1809, aged twenty-four, and was
buried in the South Wilbraham (now Ham.pden) burying-ground. He married
(2) in South Wilbraham, March 3, 1811, Miriam 7 Ellis (1596) (Miriam e Chaffee,
Asa,5 Joseph, 4 John, 3 Joseph, 2 Thomas 1) of that place, formerly of Vermont.
Their intention of marriage was published in South Wilbraham, February 3, 1811.
She died in Somers, Conn.. July 3, 1862, and was buried in the South Wilbraham
burying-ground, as was her husband. Jonathan bought of his brother, Daniel
Chaffee, and Catherine, his wife, January 1, 1811, land in Wilbraham for $750, and
June 15, 1814, Daniel bought of Jonathan and Miriam, his wife, a quit-claim on land
in the same place. Miriam (Ellis) Chaffee became a member of the Congregational
Church two years before her death. There is no record of her husband's church
membership. He was baptized in the Somers Congregational Church, April 3,
1785. Jonathan Chaffee was a physician and also a miller. He owned a saw-mill,
and while giving orders to his workmen about the sawing of some lumber, he made
a misstep, came in contact with the saw and received fatal injuries.
Children, by first wife :

3477 i Olive ^ Chaffee, died young.

3478 ii Daniel Chaffee, died young.

-1-3479 iii Nelson Eaton Chaffee, born March 7, 1807; married Lydia Russell.

Children, by second wife:
-(-3480 iv Sophronia Chaffee, born November 5, 1811; married Hiram Pease.
+ 3481 V Erasmus Darwin Chaffee, born January 15, 1814; married Panthea
King.

1571 Roxanna ^ Chaffee (Asa,^ Asa,^ Joseph,* John,^ Joseph, 2 Thomas 1)
was born in Wilbraham, Mass., April 3, 1781, and died in Pittsfield, Mass., De-
cember 2, 1866. She married in Washington, Mass., November 27, 1805, Thomas
Merryfield, a native of that place. They lived in Washington, where he died.
She moved to Pittsfield, with her daughter and son, and died there of congestion
of the lungs. She was baptized in the Wilbraham Congregational Church, May
27, 1792.

Children, born in Washington :

3482 i WiUiams Merryfield, born September 23, 1807; died in Pittsfield,

December 28, 1875; moved from Washington to Pittsfield, where
he was superintendent of the cemetery ; was enrolled from Wash-
ington in the Militia in 1840, 1841, 1848 and 1849; unmarried.

3483 ii Warren Merrvfield, born February 7, 1810.

3484 iii Wilson :\Ierrvfield, enrolled in the ^lilitia 1840 and 1841.

3485 iv Woodbridge Merryfield, enrolled in the IMilitia 1845, 1846 and 1847.

3486 V Fanny C. Alerrj-field, married in Pittsfield, WiUiam E. Brown; has sons

and one daughter.

3487 vi Wolcott Merryfield.

3488 vii Fidelia Merrj-field, married Cleveland, and removed to Ohio.

3489 \4ii Filura Merrj'field.

1572 Asa 7 Chaffee, Jr. (Asa,^ Asa,^ Joseph,* John, 3 Joseph, 2 Thomas 1), was
born in Wilbraham, Mass., December 25, 1784, and died in Westfield, Mass., in
1820. He married in Westfield, in 1806, Polly, daughter of Samuel Root of that
place. She was born in 1785, died and was buried in Westfield. ]\Ir. Chaffee was
baptized in the Congregational Church in Wilbraham, May 27, 1792. In 1810 he



322 THE CHAFFEE GENEALOGY

lived in Washington, Mass., and the following year sold land there. Later he lived
in Westfield. He was a farmer.

Children, the last three born in Westfield:

+ 3490 i Mary Nash Chaffee, born March 11, 1807; married Clemence.

+ 3491 ii Daniel Chaffee, born May 13, 1813; married Margaret Miller.
3492 iii Emily Chaffee, born March 31, 1815; married in 1860, Chauncey
R. Chauncy of Westfield, who died in the Union army during
the Civil War.
+ 3493 iv Alvena Chaffee, born March 1, 1819; married Ehjah J. To^^^lsend.

1573 Newbury ^ Chaffee (Asa,^ Asa,* Joseph,^ John, 3 Joseph, 2 Thomas 1) was
born in Wilbraham, Mass., April 13, 1786, and died in Plymouth, Mich., Novem-
ber 29, 1866. He married (1) in Steuben County, N. Y., Sprague, who

died January 15, 1829. He^married (2) in Wayne County, Mich., Polly Ledyard,

who died April 22, 1852. He married (3) there Seccord. He was baptized

in the Wilbraham Congregational Church, May 27, 1792. He served in the War
of 1812 and was known as "Captain New." He had a fair complexion, dark eyes,
black hair, and was five feet, eight inches in height. He lived in Washington,
Mass., in 1810 and later in Plymouth, where he died in a convulsion. He was a
farmer, A staunch Democrat, upon the attack on Fort Sumter he expressed the
wish that God would let him live long enough to cast a vote for the Republican
ticket. This wish was gratified, and he lived to cast a vote for Abraham Lincoln
in 1864.

Children, by first wife:
+ 3494 i Lydia Lucetta Chaffee, born March 9, 1811 ; married Charles Ledyard.
3495. ii Mary Ann Chaffee, born September 12, 1814; married Andrew Brod-
ner,
(One of these two daughters lived in Plymouth.)
+ 3496 iii Elmer Williams Chaffee, born September 21, 1817; married Melinda
R. Shattuck.

3497 iv Fannie W. Chaffee, born March 9, 1821 ; died in September, 1821.

3498 V Fannie W. Chaffee, born February 15, 1825; died June 27, 1825.

3499 vi Reuben W. Chaffee, born July 7, 1828; died July 17, 1828.

1574 Lura ^ (Lucy) Chaffee (Asa,^ Asa,* Joseph,* John, 3 Joseph, 2 Thomas
was born in Wilbraham, Mass., September 18, 1791, and died. She married in

Westfield, Mass., Dewey, and settled in the West. She was baptized in the

Wilbraham Congregational Church, May 27, 1792.

Children :
3500 i RhodasDewey.

Two sons, names unknown.

1577 Elam 1 Chaffee (Cyril,^ Asa,* Joseph,* John,3 Joseph,2 Thomas 1) was born
in Somers, Conn., March 11, 1783, and died there January 5, 1855. He married
in Somers, September 29, 1808, Elizabeth, daughter of Ezekiel and Elizabeth
(Chapin) Spencer (see Appendix F), the marriage taking place in her father's
home. She was born April 7, 1787, and died February 24, 1865. In 1801 Elam
Chaffee began work in the United States Armory in Springfield, Mass., his work
in the making of guns being the finishing of the bayonets. He worked there for
many years. March 20, 1813, "Elam Chaffee Armourer of Springfield," bought of
George Reynolds of that place, a piece of land with a dwelling house near the old
Public Arsenal in Springfield. October 1, 1813, he sold to Calvin Barrett of Spring-



SEVENTH GENERATION 323

field, a fellow workman, one-quarter acre of land there, being part of the training
field, so called. In 1817 he and his brother-in-law, Chester Spencer, were partners
in Somers (in that part now known as Somersville), as traders and storekeepers
under the name of "Spencer and Chaffee."

Ezekiel Spencer had given his daughter a few acres of land in Somersville, and
January 12, 1819, Elam Chaffee bought of him one hundred and twenty-one acres
adjoining for $3,751. This land had on it a barn and a house, the latter supposed
to have been built in 1780 by a ]\Ir. Stacy. All of Elam Chafi'ee's children were
born in Springfield, the house having stood on the site of the present United States
Arsenal, and shortly after the birth of the youngest he moved with his family to
his Somersville farm, where from that time imtil his death he lived. Mr. Spencer
died February 26, 1820, and his son and executor, Chester Spencer, on April 27th
of that year, delivered to his sister, Elizabeth (Spencer) Chaffee, as her share of the
estate, one-half of the household furniture. Elam Chaffee died of paralysis, and
he and his wife lie buried side by side in the Somers burying-ground.

Children, born on Armory Hill, Springfield:
+ 3501 i WiUiam s Chaffee, born October 2, 1809; married Behnda Reed.
+ 3502 ii James Chaffee, born August 21, 1811; married Harriet S. Billings.
+ 3503 iii Spencer Chaffee, born June 21, 1813; married Cindonia King.

3504 iv EUzabeth Chaffee, born May 13, 1815; died in Hartford, Conn., June 8,

1903; married in Elhngton, Conn., February 24, 1850, by Rev-
erend ^Ir. Eggleston, a Congregational minister, to Abial Harvey
of Lebanon, Conn.; they moved to Chautauqua Coimty, N. Y.,
but returned after a few years to Somers\alle, where Mr. Harv-ey
died August 17, 1859, and was buried in Hazardville, Conn.;
after the death of her husband, Mrs. Harvey lived in Somers-
ville, to which place she had come with her parents as a child,
and was buried there in the Chaffee lot; she was known among
her many friends and relatives as possessing a very cheerful,
genial and sociable disposition; she had no children.

3505 V Harriet Chaffee, born December 7, 1817; died November 13, 1881;

married (1) in Somers, September 14, 1843, Nathaniel Pryor
Hale of Scitico, Conn.; (2) Tudor Gowdy; no children; she was
buried in the Somers burying-ground.
5306 vi Elam Sexton Chaffee, born September 29, 1821; died in Somersville,
July 23, 1861, and was buried in the Somers burying-groimd ;
unmarried.

1579 Lora ' ChafEee (Cyril,^ Asa,^ Joseph, ^ John, 3 Joseph, 2 Thomas 1) was born
in Somers, Conn., February 3, 1789, and died in Springfield, Mass., in 1856. He
married there, November 8, 1812, Philura Bliss of that place, born February 1,
1789, died November 12, 1862, and was buried in Springfield, as was her husband.
He was employed in the Springfield Armory from January, 1808, to July, 1824.
For the first few years his work was "striking for a jobber" and later finishing
guns.

Child:
3507 i Loren Bliss » Chaffee, born in Springfield, March 15, 1815; died in Somers-
ville, Conn., October, 1847; buried in Somers; unmarried.

1581 Abel 7 Chafiee (Ephraim,8 Asa,^ Joseph, •» John,3 Joseph,2 Thomas was
born in South Wilbraham, Mass., February 9, 1785, and died there, June 21, 1864.
He married (1) in East Longmeadow Mass., October 14, 1807, Fanny Gowdy,
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324 THE CHAFFEE GENEALOGY

intention published in Springfield, September 26, 1S07. She died November 27,
1823, aged thirty-two years, and he married (2) in South Wilbraham, November 2,
1825, Mary Vineca. Their intention of marriage entered there October 14, 1825,
speaks of him as of that i^lace, and of her as of Monson, Mass. He married (3)
in Sturbridge, Mass., January 11, 1848, Mrs. Eunice Bradd of that place, born in
Wilbraham, died April 6, 1870, aged eighty. Mr. Chaffee was baptized in the
South Wilbraham Congregational Church, August 24, 1800. January 6, 1809, in
a deed of sixteen acres of land in Springfield, to William Gowdy, Jr., of Long-
meadow, for the sum of 1180, he is spoken of as "Abel Chaffee of Springfield,
yeoman." He and his wives, Fanny and Eunice, were buried in South Wilbraham.

Children, by first wife:

3508 i Miriam Elhs s Chaffee, born in South Wilbraham, September 5, 1808;

married (1) April 3, 1832, Eldad Holt, son of Alpheus and Mary
(Holt) Stebbins; he was born July 1, 1809; she married (2) in
Springfield, November 27, 1844, Horatio Crow; no children.

3509 ii Independence Chaffee, born in Springfield in September, 1809; married

in South Wilbraham, April 29, 1830, John B. Mark of Westfield,
Mass., their marriage intention being entered in South Wilbraham,
April 3, 1830.

3510 iii Lucretia G. Chaffee, born in Longmeadow, Mass., September 30, 1813;

married (1) in Worcester, Mass., October 9, 1836, Silas P. Bodfish,
and had three children, who died in infancy; married (2) in Spring-
field, Hiram Robinson.

Child, by second wife:

3511 iv Fanny D. Chaffee, born in South Wilbraham, September 11, 1830; mar-

ried Whitehouse; residence, Hartford, Conn.

1582 Olive ^ ChafiEee (Ephraim,8 Asa,^ Joseph,* John, 3 Joseph, 2 Thomas 1) was
born in South Wilbraham, Mass., February 28, 1786, and died July 22, 1847. She
married in South Wilbraham, November 26, 1807, David Burt, Jr., a miller and
farmer of that place, born in Wilbraham, November 20, 1785, died there, July 11,
1848. Their marriage intention was entered in South Wilbraham, October 10,
1807. Both husband and wife are buried in Wilbraham. Olive Chaffee was bap-
tized in the South Wilbraham Congregational Church, August 24, 1800.

Children, the first two born in Monson, Mass. :
+ 3512 i Emehne M.s Burt, born August 19, 1810; married Hiram King.

3513 ii Edmund M. Burt, born November 16, 1814; died March 20, 1816.

3514 iii Marshfield D. Burt, born in Wilbraham, October 9, 1817; married.

May 19, 1840, Wealthy Ann Davis; he is a farmer; residence,
1883, Bristol, Wis.

3515 iv Olive D. Burt, born November 4, 1821; died October 26, 1822.

1584 Ephraim 7 ChafEee, Jr. (Ephraim,« Asa,^ Joseph,* John, 3 Joseph, 2
Thomas 1), was born in Monson, Mass., April 21, 1792, and died. He married about



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