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1821 or 1822, Chloe M. Hyde of Franklin, Conn., their intention of marriage being
entered in South Wilbraham, where he was then living, December 8, 1821. In
1824 he lived in Wilbraham, where he sold land and was a "yeoman." His wife
dying, he went West with his children.

Children, baptized in the South Wilbraham Congregational Church:

3516 i Alvin Ely » Chaffee, baptized December 15, 1822.

3517 ii Sarah Parmela Chaffee, a twin, baptized December 15, 1822.

3518 iii Henry James Chaffee, baptized in July, 1824.

Another child, name unlaiowai.




Elizabeth (Spencer) Chaffee.

(See Page 322)



SEVENTH GEXERATIOX 325

1585 Alvin " Chaffee (Ephraim,6 Asa,^ Joseph/ John,3 Joseph,2 Thomas i) was
born m South Wilbraham, ^lass., September 21, 1794, and died there, October 10,
1821. He married in South Wilbraham, January 25, 1821, Dolly Burnham of
that place, their marriage intention being entered there, January 4, 1821. She
died in Monson, Mass., ]\Iarch 27, 1885, aged eighty-four. Alvin Chaffee was bap-
tized in the South Wilbraham Congregational Church, August 24, 1800. Septem-
ber 11, 1814, in Wilbraham, he was drafted for service in the War of 1812, and
served forty-eight days as a Private in Captain Carew's Massachusetts Military,
as is stated in his widow's claim for pension. She was appointed administratrix
of his estate, November 6, 1821.

Child :

3519 i Alvina EUza s Chaffee, born in 1822; married Bartlett; baptized

in the South Wilbraham Congregational Church, in 1822; after
marriage moved West.

1587 Lois ' Chaffee (Ephraim,^ Asa,^ Joseph,^ John, 3 Joseph, 2 Thomas 1) was
born in South Wilbraham, Mass., August 12, 1799, and died in Springfield, Mass,
February 23, 1843. She married in South Wilbraham, September 12, 1822, Otis
Newell of Hartford, Conn., a carpenter. Their intention of marriage was entered
in South Wilbraham, August 2, 1822. Lois Chaffee was baptized in the South
Wilbraham Congregational Church, August 24, 1800. She died of consumption.
She and her family lived in Hartford and later in Springfield.

Children, the first three born in Hartford:
+ 3520 i George Bancrofts Newell, born November 19, 1823; married Mary
Amb ridge.

3521 ii Harriet Atwood Newell, born December 7, 1825; married Jerome

Chaffee. (See 3554.)

3522 iii A daughter, born October 3, 1828; died in Springfield, May 9, 1843,

of consumption.

3523 iv Amos Kendall Newell, born in Southbridge, April 3, 1836; died in

Springfield, July 1, 1843, of consumption.
-h3524 V Ann Eliza Newell, born February 29, 1840; married David E. Childs.

1588 Norman ^ Chaffee (Calvin,6 Asa,^ Joseph,* John,^ Joseph, 2 Thomas^ ) was
born in South Wilbraham, Mass., April 6, 1790, and died there, March 8, 1864.
He married (1) in West Stafford, Conn., January 1, 1812, Nabby, daughter of Noah
Davis of that place. She died in South Wilbraham, November 13, 1827, aged thirty-
four years. He married (2) in Stafford, Conn., in 1828, Mrs. Betsey (Norris)
Tupper of that place, their intention of marriage being entered in South Wilbra-
ham, August 29, 1828. She survived her husband but a few weeks, dying in South
Wilbraham, April 13, 1864, aged sixty-nine. Norman Chaffee was baptized in
the South Wilbraham Congregational Church, October 7, 1792. He had a light
complexion, blue eyes, and was five feet, ten inches in height. He lived in South
Wilbraham, where he was a farmer and carpenter and had a grist and saw-mill.
He made his own coffin and built his own vault and a monument eight feet high,
twelve years before his death. He and his wives are buried in South Wilbraham.

Children, by first wife, born in South Wilbraham:

3525 i Anna Ladd » Chaffee, born October 14, 1812; married Ira Chaffee.

(See 792.)
+ 3526 ii Nabbv Elvira Chaffee, born August 14, 1814; married John Lacev.
3527 iii Mary'Amelia Chaffee, born April 25, 1S16; married (1) October 31,

1838, William B. Hills of Springfield, Mass.; (2) February 5,

1861, Henry Fuller.



326 THE CHAFFEE GENEALOGY

+ 3528 iv Edmund Dwight Chaffee, born March 6, 1818; married Sarah S.
Harris.

+ 3529 V Amorette Jane Chaffee, born April 25, 1820; married Stephen G.
Lanphear.
3530 vi Alanson Norman Chaffee, born February 28, 1822; married (1) in
Monson, Mass., June 13, 1848, Huldah Azubah Cordeha, daughter
of Azariah Butler of that place; she died in Monson, October 19,
1855, and he married (2) in Springfield, Mass., November 22,
1860, Roxanna Elizabeth, daughter of Ralph and Roxanna
(Firmin) Fuller of Monson; she was born May 28, 1833; he has
a light complexion, blue eyes, and is five feet, ten and a half
inches in height; he united with the Methodist Church in 1876,
and has been a Trustee in it ; has been a Selectman and Overseer
of the Poor in his town; is a mason bv trade.

+ 3531 vii Ralph Tvler Chaffee, born November 14, 1823 (December 20, 1823;
December 19, 1824); married (1) Sarah J. Hulst; (2) Aletta A.
Hulst.

+ 3532 viii Betsey Samantha Chaffee, born September 9, 1825; married Jona-
than Wood, Jr.

+ 3533 ix Amanda Holly Chaffee, born October 2, 1827; married Edmund
Wood.

Children, by second wife, born in South Wilbraham :

3534 X Dolly Chaffee, born January 19, 1830; married in South Wilbraham,

April 7, 1847, John R. West of that place, their intention of
marriage being entered there, March 12, 1847.

3535 xi Leonora Chaffee, born September 9, 1831.

3536 xii Almira C. Chaffee, born November 24, 1835; married in South

Wilbraham, her home, September 10, 1854, to Augustus H.
Thompson of Chester Factories.

1589 Sarah (" Sally ") Cj Chaffee (Calvin,e Asa,5 Joseph,* John,3 Joseph, »
Thomas i) was born in South Wilbraham, Mass., February 8, 1792, and died
July 30, 1822. She married in South Wilbraham, October 29, 1815, Preserved
White, Jr., of Springfield, Mass., an armorer, born there, April 27, 1789, died Sep-
tember 10, 1832. They lived in Springfield. After his first wife's death he married
(2) Lucinda Rice of Ludlow, I\Iass.

Children :

3537 i Preserved Merritt ^ WTiite, born October 10, 1816; married Catherine

Finlay.

3538 ii Sarah Chaffee White, born July 16, 1819; died September 8, 1822.

1591 George Harvey ^ Chaffee (Calvin, « Asa,^ Joseph,* John, 3 Joseph,2 Thomas
was born in South Wilbraham, Mass., May 12, 1798, and died in Beaver, Pa., in
1842. He married in Brownsville, Pa., Mary Lewis, who died in Beaver, in 1860.
Both were members of the Presbyterian Church. Mr. Chaffee was baptized in the
South Wilbraham Congregational Church, April 5, 1800. He had a light complex-
ion, gray eyes, and was a machinist. He had ten children, six daughters and four
sons, of whom five daughters and two sons were dead in 1893.

Children, the first two born in Beaver:

3539 i Philander « Chaffee, born in 1844; married in Mound City, 111., in 1864,

Nancy Elmina, daughter of Simon Spharr of Columbiana County,
O.; Mr. Chaffee served in the Civil War, fighting in nine engage-
ments ; he united with the Presbyterian Church at the age of forty-
six; he has a light complexion, gray eyes, and is five feet, six inches
in height; he is an oil producer; residence, 1893, Smith's Ferry, Pa.





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SEVENTH GENERATION 327

3540 ii Philena Chaffee, a twin, born in 1844; died.

3541 iii George H. Chaffee, residence, 1893, Beaver County, Pa.

Seven other children, names unknown.

1592 Thomas Elmer ^ Chaffee (Calvin, ^ Asa,^ Joseph,* John, 3 Joseph, 2 Thomas 1)
was born in Monson, Mass., in March, 1801, and died in Somers, Conn., Decem-
ber 20, 1843. He was married there, September 9, 1821, by H. A. Hamilton,
Justice of the Peace, to Lydia Payne, daughter of Reverend James Cooley, of
Somers, and sister of his sister Wealthy's husband. Lydia (Cooley) Chaffee died
in 1859, and was buried in Chicopee Falls, Mass. She was a member of the Presby-
terian Church. Mr. Chaffee was baptized in the Congregational Church in South
Wilbraham, Mass., June 7, 1801. He was a farmer, and at the time of his marriage
he lived in Somers. He had a dark complexion, black hair and eyes, and was five
feet, seven inches in height.

Children :

+ 3542 i Minerva 8 Chaffee, born January 17, ; married (1) King;

(2) Ivus Brooks; (3) Van Volkinsburgh.

+ 3543 ii Lydia Payne Chaffee, born September 18, ; married Benjamin T.

Harwood.
+ 3544 iii Augusta Harmonia Chaffee, married Philander H. Pike.
3545 iv Abbie D. Chaffee, married Silas Turner, who died before 1883, when
she lived in Colrain, Mass.

1593 Wealthy 7 Chaffee (Calvin,6 Asa,^ Joseph,* John, 3 Joseph,2 Thomas 1)
was born in South Wilbraham, Mass., April 11, 1807, and married George Cooley,
She was baptized in the Congregational Church in South Wilbraham, July 5, 1807.

Child:

3546 i Sarahs Cooley, died before 1883; married.

1594 Calvin Orasmus ^ Chaffee (Calvin, 6 Asa,^ Joseph,* John, 3 Joseph,2
Thomas 1) was born in South Wilbraham, Mass., April 29, 1811, and died Jan-
uary 12, 1877. He married, probably in 1833, Tamason Davis of Monson, Mass.,
where he was also a resident, their intention of marriage being published Feb-
ruary 28, 1833. She was living in Norwalk, O., in 1883. Mr, Chaffee was baptized
in the South Wilbraham Congregational Church, July 11, 1811. One of his chil-
dren died October 15, 1835, and another November 12, 1841, both in Monson,
but which two these were is not known.

Children :

3547 i Elliott s Chaffee.

3548 ii Merrick Chaffee.

3549 iii Jennie Chaffee.

3550 iv Charles Chaffee.

3551 V George Chaffee.

3552 vi Calvin D. Chaffee, born December 1, 1844,

1595 Dan ^ Chaffee (Calvin, ^ Asa,^ Joseph,* John, 3 Joseph, 2 Thomas 1) was
born in South Wilbraham, Mass., and died in Springfield, Mass., July 9, 1856.
He married in Brookfield, Mass., probably about November, 1818, Augusta,
daughter of Edward Brooks, their marriage intention being filed in Springfield,
October 30, 1818. She died in that place in 1859, and was buried there. Mr. Chaf-
fee manufactured gun stocks in the Springfield Armory. He died at the home of
his son Jerome.



328 THE CHAFFEE GENEALOGY

Children :

3553 i Lyman Brooks ^ Chaffee, born in Springfield, September 2, 1S19;
died in Ohio, about 1868, aged forty-nine; married in Spring-
field, January 8, 1841, Martha Crouch.
-t-3554 ii Jerome Chaffee, born October 2, 1824; married Harriet A. Newell

(3521).
-1-3555 iii Edward Brooks Chaffee, born in 1830; married (1) Martha J. Miles;
(2) Melissa H. Crawford.

1598 Minerva ^ Chaffee (Abiather,^ Asa,^ Joseph, < John, 3 Joseph, ^ Thomas i)
was born in 1802, and died in Pennsylvania. She married Horace Borden, a
farmer and cooper, who died in Tioga, Pa., where they lived. Both were members
of the Methodist Church.

Children :

3556 i Henry Harrison s Borden, born in Pultney, N. Y., January 27, 1820;

married in Tioga, June 11, 1848, Maria L., daughter of Henry E.
Smith of that place ; husband and wife are members of the Episcoi:)al
Church, the former having joined it at the age of sixty-five, and
having held the office of Vestryman; he has held the town office of
Justice of the Peace and the county office of Coroner; he has a dark
complexion, and is five feet, nine inches in height; is a physician
and druggist; residence, 1848 and 1893, Tioga.

3557 ii Harvey Borden, residence, 1891, South Bend, Ind.

3558 iii Bishop Borden, residence, 1891, Colba, Wis.

3559 iv Ephraim Borden, residence, 1891, Colba.

1599 Ephraim Cleveland ^ Chaffee (Abiather,^ Asa,^ Joseph,* John, 3 Joseph,^
Thomas i) was born in Naples, N. Y., September 10, 1803, and died in Middle-
sex, N. Y., November 13, 1856. He married in Italy, N. Y., December 25, 1828,
Jane, daughter of Enoch Blair of Cherry Valley, N. Y. She was born in 1809,
died April 8, 1876, and was buried in Italy. She was a member of the Methodist
Church. When a boy Mr. Chaffee lived with Fisher Metcalf, and in 1828 was
living in Italy. He was a farmer, and owned a farm sixteen miles from Canandai-
gua, N. Y. He had a dark complexion, and dark hazel eyes. He was Assessor and
Commissioner in his town for several terms. He was noted for his hospitality, and
was never known to turn anyone in need of assistance from his door. He was
beloved and respected by all who knew him.

Children :

3560 i Jane Marion s Chaffee, born December 30, 1829; died December 13,
1847.
-f 3561 ii Cyril Ephraim Chaffee, born January 9, 1832; married Olive Couse.

3562 iii Orville Harvey Chaffee, born April 21, 1834; married Helen Submit

Clark; residence, 1891, Middlesex.

3563 iv Charlotte Ann Chaffee, born December 29, 1837; died June 10, 1890;

married Henry D. Francisca.

3564 V Philo Blair Chaffee, born May 3, 1839; married Mary Maria Couse;

residence, 1891, Middlesex.

3565 vi Celestia Lucretia Chaffee, born January 8, 1842; died October 22,

1884; married William Fountain.

3566 vii Mary Caroline Chaffee, born December 23, 1844; married Oren

Reddout; residence, 1891, Middlesex.

3567 viii Darwin Henry Chaffee, born June 1, 1846; residence, 1891, Middlesex.

3568 ix Charles Rolland Chaffee, born December 6, 1849; married Jennie

Hawkins; residence, 1891, Saginaw City, Mich.



SEVENTH GENERATION 329

3569 X Julia Oliva Chaffee, born February 16, 1853; married William

Reynolds; residence, 1891, Middlesex.

3570 xi A son, died in infancy.

1601 Miriam 7 ChafEee (Abiather,^ Asa,^ Joseph,^ John, 3 Joseph, 2 Thomas 1)
was born about 1807, and died in Italy, N. Y., January 1, 1847, aged forty. She
married Hiram Mack, a farmer, who died in Allegany, N. Y. He had a dark com-
plexion, light gray eyes, and was five feet in height. He united with the Methodist
Church at the age of twenty-five. Miriam (Chaffee) Mack was buried in Na-
ples, N. Y.

Children :

3571 i Mary Jane s Mack, born May 30, 1830; married (1) Willar;

(2) in West Italy, N. Y., March 19, 1854, Joshua Henry Burke,
a farmer, born in Otsego County, N. Y.; has four children; she
is a Methodist; residence, 1891, Italy.

3572 ii George Moran Mack, married Vesta Slayton; residence, 1891, Middle-

sex, N. Y.

3573 iii Martha Submit ^lack, born June 25, ; married Andrew Topliff.

3574 iv Erastus Mack, married Pruda Edda; residence, 1891, Middlesex.

3575 V Margaret Mack, married Almerian Willar.

3576 vi Martin Mack.

3577 vii William Mack, died February 28, 1884; married ]\Iartha Furner.

1604 Sophronia ^ Chaffee (Walter,6 Asa,^ Joseph, ^ John, 3 Joseph, 2 Thomas 1)
was born in Peterboro, N. Y., and died there. She married Samuel Johnston, and
lived in Peterboro.

Children :

3578 i Anderson » Johnston, residence, 1890, Peterboro.

3579 ii Nehemiah Johnston, residence, 1890, Peterboro.

1605 Enoch Hyde 7 ChafEee (Walter,^ Asa,5 Joseph, * John, 3 Joseph,2 Thomas 1)
was born in Peterboro, N. Y., February 11, 1805, and died in Kilbourn City, Wis.,.
March 15, 1887. He married in Butternuts, Otsego County, N. Y., September 3,
1829, Rhoda Mianda, youngest daughter of Colonel James William Stranahan
who emigrated in early life from Connecticut to Butternuts. Mrs. Chaffee died
May 23, 1881, and was buried in Peterboro. She was a member of the Episcopal
Church. Mr. Chaffee united with the Methodist Church at the age of twenty.
He was Justice of the Peace and a member of the School Board in Kilbourn City.
He lived in Butternuts in 1829 and at one time in Peterboro. He was a Captain
in the New York State Militia. In early life he was a farmer and later a broker.
He had a fair complexion, and blue eyes, was strictly honest and extremely ab-
stemious, never having tasted liquor or tobacco.

Children :

3580 i Charles Coridon « Chaffee, born December 8, 1831; married Nettie H.

Betts.
+ 3581 ii Martha Stranahan Chaffee, born June 19, 1833; married Emmon

Downer.

3582 iii Walter Scott Chaffee, born February 2, 1835; married Rebecca

Neideover; in 1854 was a clerk in a store in Syracuse, N. Y. ;
residence, 1890, San Buena Ventura, Cal. ; a merchant.

3583 iv Helen Louise Chaffee, born July 22, 1836; married T. G. Gilbert.

3584 V Celinda Mianda Chaffee, born April 22, 1838; married E. Eaton.

3585 vi John Hyde Chaffee, born July 22, 1840; married F. Marquissee.

3586 vii James William Chaffee, born September 6, 1842; married M. A.

Legeart; residence, 1890, Kilbourn City.



330 THE CHAFFEE GENEALOGY

1607 Ichabod Sherman ^ Chaffee (Walter,^ Asa,* Joseph,* John,3 Joseph, 2
Thomas i) was born in Lenox, X. Y., November 8, 1812, and married (1) in Knox-
ville, N. Y., August 4, 1836, Electa, daughter of Josiah Evans of that place. She
died August 8, 1838, and was buried in Peterboro, N. Y. She was a member of
the Methodist Church. He married (2) February 10, 1842, Jeanette Saeger, who
died in September, 1847. He married (3) in Peterboro, October 14, 1847, EHza-
beth Kelch, born in St. Clair County, Mich., July 5, 1825, died in Syracuse, N. Y.,
March 7, 1879, and was buried there. Mr. Chaffee is a member of the Baptist
Church, which he joined at the age of nineteen. He has a light complexion, blue
eyes, and is five feet, eight inches in height. In 1836 and for many years after
he lived in Peterboro. He was a farmer and miller, but in 1890 had retired from
business and was living in Syracuse.

Child, by first wife:

3587 i Electa » Chaffee, born July 5, 1838 ; died in Peterboro, August 4, 1840.
Children, by second wife, born in Peterboro :

3588 ii William S. Chaffee, died November 30, 1888; married in Peterboro,

Armour.

3589 iii Rosanna Chaffee, born August 6, 1844; died September 5, 1862.
+ 3590 iv Florence Chaffee, born July 11, 1846; married Cyrus B. Hoyt.

Children, by third wife, the first six born in Peterboro, the last two in New-
ark, N. Y.:

3591 V George Henry Chaffee, born August 13, 1S48; married Minnie Dem-

mon, and in 1890 had six children and lived in Sparta, Wis.

3592 vi Frances Chaffee, born July 27, 1850; died young.

3593 vii John Ichabod Chaffee, born September 4, 1852.

+ 3594 viii Emmon Dewitt Chaffee, born September 24, 1854; married.

3595 ix Henrietta Agar Chaffee, born February 25, 1856.

3596 X Cora Elizabeth Chaffee, born December 7, 1858; married Charles

Andrew Donelly. (See 3604.)

3597 xi Lyman Bliss Chaffee, born in Lenox, January 12, 1860; married

Delia Ashley; had no children in 1890, when they lived in
Syracuse.

3598 xii Charles Herbert Chaffee, born January 17, 1862; married Sarah

Steele; residence, 1890, Syracuse.

3599 xiii Frederick Bruce Chaffee, born August 25, 1864; residence, 1890,

Syracuse; unmarried.

1609 Margaret ^ Chaffee (Walter,^ Asa,5 Joseph,* John,3 Joseph, 2 Thomas 1)
was born in Peterboro, N. Y., in 1817, and married (1) in the Baptist Church of
Morrisville, N. Y., October 26, 1833, Thomas Donelly, born in the north of Ireland

in 1814. He died in Peterboro, December 16, 1862, and she married (2)

Hornbeck. Mr. Donelly was a stone mason and a farmer. He had a light complex-
ion, blue eyes, dark hair, and was of medium height. At the time of her marriage
Margaret Chaffee lived in Peterboro, later lived in ^Michigan, but soon returned
to Peterboro, where she lived for many years. In 1890 she lived in Oneida, N. Y.
She became a member of the Baptist Church of Peterboro at the age of sixteen.

Children, all but the first born in Peterboro :

3600 i Thomas 8 Donelly, born in Michigan, in 1836; married Betsey Sulli-

van; residence, 1890, Peterboro.

3601 ii Alice Donelly, born in 1839; married John Adle.

3602 iii Lucy Donelly, born in 1843; married Hanson Williams.

3603 iv Jennie Donelly, born in 1846; married Asa Cranston; residence,

1890, Clockville, N. Y.



SEVENTH GENERATION 331

+ 3604 V Charles Andrew Donelly, born in ISol; married Cora Elizabeth
Chaffee (3596).

3605 vi James Donelly, born in 1855; married Mary Robbins, who died

before 1890.

3606 vii Bennett Donelly, born in 1857; unmarried, 1890.

3607 viii Alva Donelly, born in 1861; residence, 1890, Oneida, N. Y.; un-

married.

1612 Anna MJ Chaffee (Walter,6 Asa,5 Joseph,* John,3 Joseph,2 Thomas i)
married Lyman Bliss, and in 1856 lived in Peterboro, N. Y.
Children :

3608 i Josephs Bliss, residence, 1890, Peterboro; in business.

3609 ii Norton Bliss, residence, 1890, Peterboro; in business.

3610 iii Edward Bliss, died in 1890; lived in Peterboro.

3611 iv Lyman Bliss., Jr., residence, 1890, Saginaw City, Mich.; a physician.

3612 v Aaron Bliss, residence, 1890, Washington, D. C.

3613 vi A son.

1615. Mary Bliss ^ Chaffee (Comfort, « Comfort, ^ Joseph,* John, 3 Joseph, 2
Thomas i) was born in South Wilbraham, Mass., January 9, 1797, and died in
Chicopee, Mass., April 15, 1874. She married in South Wilbraham, April 22,
1819, Ishled Smith of that place, their intention of marriage being entered there,
March 26, 1819. He was born in Sandisfield, Mass., October 3, 1794, and died in
Springfield, Mass., where they lived, March 10, 1841. He was a hotel-keeper and
also a clothier.

Children :

3614 i Mary Ann » Smith, born in 1820; married in Springfield, May 31, 1843,

Ebenezer Thomas Richards, born in Hardwick, Mass., April 27,
1818; a builder and a manufacturer of brick; residence, 1884,
Chicopee.

3615 ii Ellen Amanda Smith, born in 1822; married Fuller; residence,

1883, Chicopee.

3616 iii Persis Maria Smith, born in 1825.

3617 iv Rachel Zuriah Smith, born in 1827.

1616 Rodolphus 7 Chaffee (Comfort,^ Comfort,^ Joseph,* John, 3 Joseph,^
Thomas 1) was born in South Wilbraham, ]\Iass., May 28, 1799, and died in Ada,
Kent County, Mich., July 2, 1862. He married in South Wilbraham, April 8, 1822,
Olive Carpenter 7 Stebbins (1938) (Walter e Stebbins, Anna « Chaffee, John,*
John, 3 Joseph, 2 Thomas 1), born March 30, 1804. Their marriage intention entered
in South Wilbraham, March 1, 1822, states that both were of that place. She
died in Ada, August 1, 18 — , and was buried there. Mr. Chaffee was baptized in
the South Wilbraham Congregational Church, July 27, 1800. He had a light
complexion, blue eyes, and was five feet, five inches in height. He was a farmer
in South Wilbraham and Ada.

Children, the first two born in South Wilbraham:

3618 i Rodolphus Gordons Chafi"ee, born April 25, 1823; died March 15,

1886; married Mary A. Gray, who died in Ada, March 23, 1891;
residence, 1883, Ada.

3619 ii Olive Maria Chaffee, born December 22, 1825; married Chester

Bachelder.

3620 iii Margaret Jane Chaffee, born November 7, 1827; died in August,

1882; married (1) Nicholas Lawyer; (2) John Robinson,

3621 iv Edwin Newell Chaffee, born January 3, 1830; died in Springfield,

Mass., December 16, 1833.



332 THE CHAFFEE GENEALOGY

3622 V Azubah C. Chaffee, born July 27, 1831; married Leroy B. Lamphere.

+ 3623 vi Edwin Newell Chaffee, born August 1, 1834; married Mary A. Cole.

3624 vii Ellen Esther Chaffee, born February 4, 1842; married Patrick Duff.

1617 John May ^ Chaffee (Comfort," Comfort,^ Joseph,* John, 3 Joseph,2
Thomas i) was born in South Wilbraham, Mass., July 26, 1802, and died there,
June 14, 1853. He married in that place, November 10, 1823, Susan, daughter
of Stephen Holmes of jNIonson, Mass., their marriage intention being entered in
South Wilbraham, September 12, 1823. In 1883 she was living in Springfield, ]\Iass.
Mr. Chaffee was baptized in the South Wilbraham Congregational Church, Sep-
tember 11, 1802. He was employed as a machinist in the United States Armory
in Springfield, from January, 1826, to March, 1833. His work was filing. During
this time he lived in Springfield, and in 1852 in South Wilbraham.

Children, the last four born in Springfield:

3625 i Susan F.s Chaffee, born in Millbury, Mass., November 22, 1824; died

in September, 1869.

3626 ii Cornelia A. Chaffee, born in 1825; married Charles E. Hutchinson of

Amherst, Mass.; residence, 1889, Amherst.

3627 iii Comfort Lucius Chaffee, born March 1, 1827.

3628 iv John Jerome Chaffee, born February 25, 1829; died in Springfield,

October 22, 1830.

3629 v John Holmes Chaffee, born February 26, 1831 ; married in Ware, Mass.,

November 25, 1856, Catharine, daughter of Jonas Dengar of that
place; residence, 1883, Ware.

1618 Jonathan Skinner " Chaffee (Comfort, " Comfort, ^ Joseph, * John, 3 Joseph,*
Thomas i) was born in South Wilbraham, Mass., September 16, 1804, and died
in Grand Haven, Mich., October 17, 1878. He married in South Wilbraham,
December 31, 1828, Mary Worthington, daughter of Benjamin Russell of that
place, their intention of marriage being entered there, December 13, 1828. She
died April 24, 1883, and was buried in Grand Haven. Mr. Chaffee was baptized
in the South Wilbraham Congregational Church, November 12, 1804. When
thirty-five years of age he joined the Presbyterian Church, of which his wiie was
a member, and in which he became a Deacon. He had a fair comiDlexion, blue



Online LibraryWilliam H. (William Henry) ChaffeeThe Chaffee genealogy, embracing the Chafe, Chafy, Chafie, Chafey, Chafee, Chaphe, Chaffie, Chaffey, Chaffe, Chaffee descendants of Thomas Chaffe, of Hingham, Hull, Rehoboth and Swansea, Massachusets; also certain lineages from families in the United States, Canada and England, not descended from Th → online text (page 44 of 91)