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+ 4616 V Joshua Robert Chaffee, born August 14, 1848; married (1) Lizzie

Hoover; (2) Lovina Strow.

4617 iv Thomas W. Chaffee, born June 3, 1850; married Love Godwin.

4618 vii Matilda Chaffee.

4619 viii ''Velccme M. Chaffee, born January 9, 1855; married Emma Shade.

Children, by second wife:

4620 ix Alice Chaffee, born May 20, 1858; married Frank Harner.

4621 X Cyrus Chaffee, born December 9, 1860.

4622 xi Alfred Chaffee.

4623 xii Eugene Chaffee, born April 8, 1863; married Libbie Hilton.

4624 xiii Miner Chaffee, born February 11, 1865.

4625 xiv Mary Chaffee.

4626 XV Spencer Chaffee, born July 19, 1868; residence, 1891, Green.

4627 xvi Laura Chaffee, born January 23, 1872.

4628 xvii Harriet Chaffee, born February 6, 1874.

4629 xviii Grace Chaffee, born March 4, 1876.

2465 Ezra Albertus s ChafEee (Benjamin, ^ Benjamin, ^ Thomas, ^ Jonathan,*
Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas 1) was born in Newfield, N. Y., June 24, 1819, and
died July 8, 1864. He married Sally Gellow, who was living in Green, Kan., in
1891. They lived in Newfield until 1852, when they moved to Hector, N. Y.
Here they lived until Mr. Chaffee entered the Union army in 1864, shortly after-
ward dying in the service of his country.

Children :

4630 i Jacobs Chaffee, residence, 1891, Leonardsville, Kan.

4631 ii Thirza Chaffee, married Joseph Horner, who was elected to the Kansas

Legislature on the Farmers' Alliance ticket in 1891.

2466 Sarah Alvira » ChafEee (Benjamin, ^ Benjamin, ^ Thomas, ^ Jonathan,*
Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas 1) was born in Newfield, N. Y., July 5, 1820, and
died in Hector, N. Y., September 5, 1888. She married in 1841, William Rowley,
and left Newfield to make her home in Hector, where she lived until her death.

Child:

4632 i Norman 9 Rowley, residence, 1891, North Hector, N. Y.

2468 Jane Mirah « ChafEee (Benjamin, ^ Benjamin, « Thomas,^ Jonathan,* Jona-
than, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas 1) was born in Newfield, N. Y., May 9, 1824, and died
there, January 2, 1889. She married Richard or John Russel and lived in New-
field.

Child:

4633 i Jerome 9 Russel, residence, 1891, Poney Hollow, N. Y.



EIGHTH GENERATION 417

2469 Rufus 8 Chaffee (Benjamin,^ Benjamin, ^ Thomas, ^ Jonathan, ^ Jona-
than, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas i) was born in Newfield, N. Y., August 14, 1826, and
married (1) there, August 14, 1846, Ehza, daughter of George Beach of Newfield.
She died February 19, 1873, and was buried there. He married (2) Maries Starks.
He served during the Civil War as a Private in the Union army for two months
in 1861. He has a light complexion, dark eyes, and is five feet, eight inches in
height. He is a farmer, and in 1893 was living in Swartwood, N. Y.

Children :

4634 i Mary .\nn » Chaffee, born May 6, 1847; died June 15, 1850.

4635 ii Eliza Chaffee, born February 20, 1849; married Benjamin Esseltine.

4636 iii Tafett Chaffee, born July 26, 1852; died June 18, 1861.

4637 iv Nelson Chaffee, born August 27, 1855.

4638 V David Chaffee, born October 31, 1861; married Ahiora Brink; residence,

1891, Swartwood.

2470 Andrew s Chaffee (Benjamin, ^ Benjamin, « Thomas,5 Jonathan, ^ Jona-
than, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas i) was born in Newfield, N. Y., July 31, 1828, and
married (1) there, February 22, 1845, Marietta, daughter of Peter Beach of that
place. She died April 8, 1885, and was buried in Newfield. She was a member
of the Baptist Church. He married (2), July 15, 1886, Maria Louisa Dassance.
He served in the Union army during the Civil War as an artificer in the Corps of
Engmeers. He united with the Methodist Church at the age of twenty-two and
has been a Deacon and Sunday School Superintendent. He has a fair complexion,
hazel eyes, and is five feet, eight and one-half inches in height. In 1891 he was
living in Newfield, where he was a farmer.

Children, by first wife :

4639 i Jason Albert ^ Chaffee, born January 14, 1846; married Amadell Millage.

4640 ii Cherilla Chaffee, born March 2, 1850; died June 7, 1882; married Jacob

Millard Bush.

4641 iii Elnora Chaffee, born December 31, 1852; married Charles Bush.

4642 iv Nelson Chaffee, born May 1, 1855; married Hattie Austin.

4643 V Adelaide Chaffee, born May 27, 1858; married Myron Funis.

2477 Williard Erwin s Chaffee (Seth,^ Benjamin," Thomas, ^ Jonathan,* Jona-
than,3 Nathaniel,2 Thomas was born in Geneva, N. Y., April 12, 1828, and
married in Newfield, N. Y., March 20, 1850, Phoebe, daughter of William Saver-
cool of that place. He has a ruddy complexion, blue eyes, and is five feet, eleven
inches in height. He lived in Newfield at the time of his marriage, and in 1893
in Cayuta, N. Y., where he was a shingle weaver.

Children :

4644 i Rhoda Ann » Chaffee, married Delos Mathews.

4645 ii ]\Iary Augusta Chaffee, married Joseph Grover.

4646 iii Ellen Chaffee, married Freeman Dean.

2490 Leonard Almon » Chaffee (Almon,^ Benjamin, ^ Thomas, ^ Jonathan,*
Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas i) was born in New York state, January 2, 1834, and
died in Greenville, Mich., June 10, 1881. He married (1) Mary Ann VanPelt of
Steuben County, Ind., and (2) Almira Smith, who survived him, and in 1891 was
living in Greenville. Leonard A. Chaffee was a physician, having studied medicine
in Philadelphia, Pa. He enlisted in the 12th Indiana Cavalry as Veterinary Surgeon
and served in the Civil War for a year, when, his health failing, he resigned and
went home. In 1867 he commenced active practice in Red Wing, Minn., later



418 THE CHAFFEE GENEALOGY

removed to Saranac, Mich., thence to Greenville, where he built up a large practice.
He had a kindly, sympathetic disposition and was thoroughly upright in every
way. He had a light complexion, blue eyes, and was five feet, nine inches in height.
He united with the Advent Church at the age of forty-eight. He died of con-
sumption and was buried in Greenville.

Child, by first wife :
4647 i Eva 9 Chaffee, born in Salem, Ind.

Child, by second wife :
464S ii Harland A. Chaffee, born September 23, 1877.

2493 Alonzo Joshua » Chaffee (Almon,^ Benjamin, ^ Thomas, ^ Jonathan, *
Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas 1) was born near Painesville, O., September 17,
1840, and died May 13, 1865. He married Mary Teeters, who, after his death,
married (2) ■ — Miller and in 1891 was living in La Grange, Ind.

Mr. Chaffee enlisted in Company B, 12th Indiana Cavalry, as a bugler and was
captured in Vicksburg, Miss., and imprisoned in Andersonville, Ga., for about
ten months. He was paroled and went home, but died the day after his arrival
there. He was buried in Turkey Creek, Ind. He was five feet, eleven inches in
height, weighed two hundred pounds, and was considered the finest man physi-
cally in his regiment. He was of a kindly disposition, was a good singer and
generally popular.

Child:

4649 i Laura » Chaffee, married.

2495 Addison Harland « Chaffee (Almon,^ Benjamin, ^ Thomas, ^ Jonathan,*
Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas 1) was born in Milford, Ind., May 21, 1849, and
married in Albion, Ind., August 11, 1870, Rose Jane, daughter of Samuel Harrison
Salladay of that place. Doctor Chaffee served in the Union army during the
Civil War, first as Private, later as Lieutenant. He was taken prisoner near
Harrison Landing, Va., and confined in Libby Prison for three weeks. He has a
light complexion, blue eyes, and is five feet, nine and one-half inches in height.
At the time of his marriage he lived in Steuben County, Ind., and in 1891 in Breck-
enridge. Mo., where he was a physician.

Children :

4650 i Harry Alonzo » Chaffee, born September 21, 1877; died October 25, 1877.

4651 ii Minnie Sylvia Chaffee, born July 22, 1879; died March 3, 1881.

2496 Dehverence s Church (Nathan ^ Church, Deliverence ^ Chaffe, Thomas, ^
Jonathan, * Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas 1) was born April 25, 1814, and mar-
ried, November 18, 1841, EHjah Belcher.

Child:

4652 i Adlebert ^ Belcher, died in the army during the Civil War.

2498 Lydia Ann s Church (Nathan ^ Church, Deliverence ^ Chaffe, Thomas,^
Jonathan,* Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas 1) was born in Maine, N. Y., March 6,
1818, and died in April, 1871. She married in Becket, Mass., in September, 1847,
William E. Messenger. Both were members of the Baptist Church.

Children, born in Becket:

4653 i Adelbert William a Messenger, born May 15, 1848; married May 5, 1867,

Mary Ann Sumner of Allegan, Mich., and had two children; served
about a year and a half in the 37th Massachusetts regiment, during
the Civil War; residence, Howard City, Mich.




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EIGHTH GENERATION 419

4654 ii Elmer Nathan Messenger, born July 17, 1850; married, ]\Iay 14, 1873,

Elizabeth Knowles of Becket and had three children, one daughter
only living; residence, Westfield, Mass.

4655 iii Eva Ann Messenger, born May 31, 1857; married, November 18, 1875,

Harvey B. Savery of Washington, Mass., and had four sons and a
daughter; residence, Becket.

2501 Adoniram Judson » Church (Nathan ^ Church, Deliverence ^ Chaffe,
Thomas, 5 Jonathan,* Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas 1) was born in Maine, N. Y.,
January 1, 1831, and married, January 1, 1852, Irene Fuller. Both are members
of the Baptist Church, which he joined at the age of twenty-eight. He has a
dark complexion, and is of medium height.

Children :

4656 i Ida 9 Church, born in January, 1854; died November 14, 1863.

4657 ii Ada Church, born September 19, 1858; married. May 28, 1879, Frank

Warner.

4658 iii Prentice Church, born September 7, 1868; married, September 12, 1885.

2504 Frederick s Chaffee (Newman Keyes,^ Thomas,^ Thomas, ^ Jonathan,*
Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas 1) was born in Becket, Mass., March 17, 1823,
and died in Rutland, Vt., April 21, 1891. He married there, October 31, 1850,
Charlotte, daughter of Reuben Rose Thrall of that place.

Mr. Chaffee received his early education in Becket. His first business venture,
was a jewelry store in Pittsfield, Mass., which he conducted in partnership with
Washington Root. In April, 1849, he went to Rutland to start a branch store;
there he settled, and afterwards had a clothing store. He bought large tracts of
timber land in the Green ^Mountains near Rutland, and about 1870 went into the
lumber business, which proved a prosperous one; in 1882 his son, George T. Chaffee,
became his father's partner, the firm name being F. Chaffee & Son. He was
closely allied with the financial institutions of Rutland, being a director in the
National Bank of Rutland and later in the Killington National Bank, besides
several other business institutions. He was an independent, manly man who had
courage of his convictions and was active and energetic. He was kind and un-
ostentatious and his charity brought cheer to many a sorrowing heart. The
Rutland paper in speaking of him said :

"Mr. Chaffee was an honored and respected citizen and a thorough business
man. Though quiet and imassuming he accomplished much in whatever he
undertook."

He died very suddenly in his place of business of heart failure, from which he

had long been a sufferer. His funeral was largely attended, most of the business
houses being closed in his memory. He was buried in Evergreen Cemetery.
Children :

4659 .i Katie Ehzabeth 9 Chaffee, born July 18, 1852 ; died October 9, 1869.

4660 ii Frederic Gove Chaffee, born February 6, 1854; died October 31, 1855.

4661 iii George Thrall Chaffee, born December 25, 1857.

4662 iv Newman Keyes Chaffee, born July 4, 1868; attended the University of

Vermont.

2505 Wolcott 8 Chaffee (Newman Keyes,^ Thomas, « Thomas, ^ Jonathan,*
Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas 1) was born in Becket, Mass., June 15, 1826, and
married in Ravenna, 0., July 8, 1849, Jannette A., daughter of Howard Judd of
that place. She was born in Ravenna, May 12, 1826, and died in January, 1895.
She was a woman of untold sterling worth in her family, and an earnest, faithful



420 THE CHAFFEE GEx\EALOGY

Christian worker. She joined the Congregational Church in Ravenna. In child-
hood Wolcott Chaffee was adopted by his uncle, Wolcott ^ Chaffee (1010), whose
namesake he was. At the time of his marriage he lived in Ravenna, but in 1851
moved to Windham, O., where he was still living in 1884, a farmer.

Children :

4663 i George N.a Chaffee, born July 17, 1850; died January 22, 1857.

4664 ii Alva Baldwin Chaffee, born in Windham, April 22, 1853; married in

Minerva, 0., March 9, 1882, Melvina V., daughter of Abner H.
Hooker, of that place; residence, 1884, Canton, O.

4665 iii Lucy C. Chaffee, born July 2, 1857.

2506 Joseph Chalker » Chaffee (Newman Keyes,^ Thomas,^ Thomas,^ Jona-
than, ■* Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas 1) was born in Becket, Mass., August 19,
1828, and married Caroline L. Phelps, born in Lee, Mass., February 14, 1840.
He lived in Lee, which he represented in the lower branch of the Massachusetts
Legislature in 1887. He is an insurance agent.

Children, born in Lee :

4666 i Frederick K.9 Chaffee, born April 14, 1870.

4667 ii Kate P. Chaffee, born November 9, 1875; died in Lee, February 6, 1885,

of diptheria.

2507 Elisabeth Ann s Chaffee (Newman Keyes,^ Thomas, ^ Thomas, 5 Jona-
than,* Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas 1) was born in Becket, Mass., October 5,
1831, and married there, September 26, 1852, W^illiam Alson Messenger, a farmer,
born in Windham, 0., March 12, 1827. In 1858 and 1883 they lived in Windham.

Children :
+ 4668 i Arthur W.9 Messenger, born October 3, 1853; married Velona S. Bel-
den.
+ 4669 ii Hattie E. Messenger, born June 22, 1856; married Perkins B. Higley.
4670 iii Nettie E. Messenger, born December 8, 1862; married, August 29,
1883, Frank B. Jagga.

2510 Henry s Chaffee (Miner,^ Thomas,^ Thomas,^ Jonathan,* Jonathan, 3
Nathaniel, 2 Thomas 1) was born in Becket, Mass., April 9, 1826, and married in
Ravenna, O., May 10, 1870, Charlotte C, daughter of Howard Carter of that
place. He went to Chicago, 111., in 1850, and was a commercial traveller until
1857, when he went to Faribault, Minn., where he was living in 1890, a miller,
farmer and merchant. He has a fair complexion, and blue eyes. He was for
twenty years a Vestryman in the Episcopal Church. His wife is a member of
the Congregational Church.

Children, born in Faribault:

4671 i Mary Graces Chaffee, born November 20, 1872.

4672 ii Frederick Miner Chaffee, born August 16, 1874.

4673 iii Thomas Knowlton Chaffee, born July 10, 1877.

2511 Sarah a Chaffee (Miner,^ Thomas,^ Thomas,^ Jonathan,* Jonathan, 3
Nathaniel, 2 Thomas i) was born in Becket, Mass., February 4, 1829, and married
there, August 15, 1850, Jonathan W., son of Calvin Wheeler of Sterling, Mass.
He was of Becket, was born November 7, 1817, died July 22, 1889, and was buried
in Becket, where, in 1890, his widow lived.

Children, born in Becket:

4674 i Mary Emma » Wheeler, born August 13, 1851 ; died September 26, 1859 ;

buried in Becket.



EIGHTH GENERATION 421

4675 ii George Whitney Wheeler, born Fabruary 3, 1858.

4676 iii Katie Lucy Wheeler, born October 10, 1859; died November 12, 1859;

buried in Becket.

2513 Thomas s ChafEee (Miner,^ Thomas,^ Thomas,^ Jonathan,* Jonathan, 3
Nathaniel, 2 Thomas i) was born in Tyringham, ]\Iass., December 31, 1838, and
married in Brooklyn, N. Y., November 24, 1870, Martha Knowlton, daughter of
William Watson Marcy of that place. Mr. Chaffee is in the insurance business.
In 1858 and 1884 they lived in Flatbush, N. Y., and in 1904 in Miami, Fla.

Child:

4677 i Miner William Chaffee, born in Montclair, N. J., November 11, 1876;

died in Brooklyn, N. Y., November 11, 1904, of typhoid fever; he
was a member of the firm of Clark & Chaffee, bond dealers, 10
Wall St., New York City; he was engaged to be married to a daughter
of ex-Bridge Commissioner John L. Shea; the funeral was held in
the Emanuel Baptist Church, Brooklyn.

2520 Miner Thomas » Ames (Anna Harriet ^ Chaffee, Thomas,^ Thomas, 5
Jonathan, 4 Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas 1) was born in Becket, Mass., July 20,
1839, and died in Chicago, 111., January 13, 1890. He married (1) in Columbus, O.,
April 18, 1866, Emily, daughter of Lyman W. Rose of that place. She died May 4,
1877, and was buried in Graceland, Chicago, 111. He married (2) in Baltimore,
Md., February 13, 1883, Irene, daughter of Washington Cowen of Mansfield, O.

In 1856 Miner T. Ames started his business career as a travelling salesman
and went West, but in 1857 became a brakeman and later a baggage master on a
railroad, which position he held for five years. At the time of his death he was
one of the Chicago directors of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. In 1862 he
moved to Chicago and in 1866 went into the coal business, in which he was actively
engaged at the time of his death, being then the owner of the coal mine and the
tile factory in Minonk, 111. He was a genial, affectionate and provident husband
and father. He had a dark complexion, brown eyes, and was five feet, ten and
one-half inches in height. He united with the Presbyterian Church at the age
of twenty-one. He lived in Chicago from 1862 until his death. He had been a
farmer, miner, merchant and manufacturer.

Children, by first wife, born in Chicago:

4678 i Knowlton Lyman » Ames, born May 27, 1868; attended Princeton Uni-

versity; united with the Presbyterian Church at the age of seven-
teen; has a dark complexion, brown eyes, and is five feet ten inches
in height.

4679 ii Jane Rose Ames, born April 25, 1870.

4680 iii Harriet Mize Ames, born May 14, 1872,

Children, by second wife :

4681 iv Emily Faithful Ames, born November 10, 1885.

4682 V Miner Thomas Ames, Jr., born July 8, 1887,

4683 vi Thomas Miner Ames, a twin, born July 8, 1887; died May 18, 1889,

2523 Franklin s Ames (Anna Harriet ^ Chaffee, Thomas,^ Thomas,^ Jona-
than, < Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas 1) was born in Becket, Mass., July 7, 1845,
and married in Columbus, O., July 11, 1876, Emma, daughter of Washington
Cowen of that place. From 1884 to 1890 he lived in Chicago, 111., where at the
latter date he was in the employ of Marshall Field & Co., the large dry goods
firm. He is a carpet jobber.



422 THE CHAFFEE GENEALOGY

Children :

4684 i James Cowen » Ames, born March 30, 1880.

4685 ii Gcrmaine Honora Ames, born August 22, 1882.

2525 Sherman Blair s Chaffee (Thomas Sherman, ^ Thomas, ^ Thomas, ^ Jona-
than,* Jonathan,^ Nathaniel, 2 Thomas 1) was born in Blandford, Mass., Septem-
ber 2, 1844, and married in Fort Collins, Colo., November 20, 1882, Alice A.,
daughter of Ward S. Williams of Gallatin City, Mont. In 1884 they lived in
Livermore, Colo., where Mr. Chaffee was engaged in stock raising.

Child:

4686 i Catharine W.9 Chaffee, born August 29, 1883.

2535 George Lewis « Chaffee (Prentiss, ^ Thomas, ^ Thomas,^ Jonathan,* Jona-
than, ^ Nathaniel, 2 Thomas 1) was born in Becket, Mass., September 30, 1834,
and married in Lee, Mass., May 16, 1865, Constance, daughter of William Hender-
son of that place. Mr. Chaffee is a paper manufacturer and in 1883 lived in Lee
or Glendale, Mass.

Children :

4687 i Prentiss 9 Chaffee, born March 8, 1866; died April 26, 1866.

4688 ii Bessie Cannon Chaffee, born March 11, 1867.

4689 iii Florence Henderson Chaffee, born November 21, 1868.

4690 iv William Chaffee, born August 13, 1870.

4691 V Lewis March Chaffee, born September 24, 1878.

4692 vi Faye Mary Chaffee, born May 19, 1880.

4693 vii Charles Dewey Chaffee, born January 11, 1882.

2537 Charles S.s Chaffee (Knowlton Sampson, ^ Thomas,^ Thomas,^ Jona-
than,* Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas i) was born December 18, 1838, and died
December 16, 1878. He married. He was general manager of the Union Glass
Company of Boston, Mass.

Children, born in Somerville, Mass. :

4694 i Hattie M.9 Chaffee, born July 19, 1866; residence, 1887, Boston.

4695 ii Frank S. Chaffee, born July 20, 1870; residence, 1887, Boston.

2540 Thomas Jefferson » Chaffee (Thomas B.,^ Jonathan, « Thomas,^ Jona-
than,* Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas 1) was born in Homer, N. Y., March 6,
1841, and died in Syracuse, N. Y., August 7, 1879. He married in McGrawville,
N. Y., December 27, 1866, Mary, daughter of Henry Hamilton of that place.
During the Civil War, Thomas J. Chaffee served in the Union army as a Corporal.
At the age of twenty-four he united with the Presbyterian Church, his wife also
being a member. He was a Justice of the Peace. He had a dark complexion,
black eyes, and was five feet, ten inches in height. He was a clerk, and at the time
of his marriage lived in Owego, N. Y.

Children :

4696 i Harry Chatfield » Chaffee, born April 23, 1868; married in McGrawville,

March 27, 1890, Grace Eloise Doud of that place, aged twenty;
he is a mechanic, and in 1891 lived in McGrawville.

4697 ii Louis Sheridan Chaffee, born April 28, 1870.

4698 iii Frances Evangeline Chaffee, born August 20, 1871.

4699 iv Thomas Jefferson Chaffee, Jr., born January 1, 1876; died February 17,

1877.

2547 Cornelius s Chaffee (Hiram, ^ Nathan, ^ Thomas,^ Jonathan,* Jonathan, ^



EIGHTH GENERATION 423

Nathaniel, 2 Thomas i) was born in Aurora, N. Y., September 24, 1839, and died
in Repubhc, O., December 13, 1863. He married in Aurora, March 5, 1860, Sarah
E., daughter of Lewis SaUsbury of that place. She died November 8, 1874, and
was buried in Aurora. She was a member of the Presybterian Church. Cornelius
Chaffee served as a Private in the Union army during the Civil War. We was a
carpenter, and had a dark complexion, and black eyes. At the time of his mar-
riage he lived in Aurora.

Child:
+ 4700 i Lewis H.a Chaffee, born April 16, 1861 ; married Ella C. Smith.

2592 Mary D.s Putnam (William M.^ Putnam, Hannah « Chaffe, Thomas,^
Jonathan,* Jonathan,^ Nathaniel,2 Thomas was born June 29, 1856, and married,
May 10, 1876, Frank L. Rice of Becket, Mass., where they lived in 1890.

Children :

4701 i David 9 Rice.

4702 ii Sidney Rice.

4703 iii Harry Rice.

2593 William Henry s Robinson (Diana ^ Chaffee, Zephaniah,^ Thomas, ^ Jona-
than,* Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas 1) was born in Scipio, N. Y., May 19, 1826,
and married in Hinckley, O., June 15, 1851, Martha A., daughter of Adam Serls
of that place. She died October 3, 1872, and was buried in Royalton, O. He
united with the Christian Church at the age of thirty-five. At the time of his
marriage he lived in Royalton and in 1892 in Brooklyn, 0., where he was for
six years Marshall. A distant cousin, Emily Dennison (2571), for some years
lived in his family. He has a light complexion, blue eyes, and is five feet, seven
and one-half inches in height. He is a farmer.

Children :

4704 i Charles Edgar » Robinson, born April 9, 1852; married Ella Gardner.
-h4705 ii Alice May Robinson, born March 6, 1857; married Frank Brainard.

2594 Elizabeth » Robinson (Diana ^ Chaffee, Zephaniah,« Thomas,^ Jona-
than,* Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel,2 Thomas 1) was born January 6, 1830, and married
Thomas Bolton, who died in August, 1870. She lived with her son in Santa Rosa,
Cal.

Child:

4706 i A son,9 born November, 1851 ; married May Wilcox Cleveland; is a lawyer

in Santa Rosa.

2595 Charles » Robinson (Diana ^ Chaffee, Zephaniah,^ Thomas,^ Jonathan,*
Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas i) was born April 30, 1832, and married Maria
Bark. In 1892 he lived in Brooklyn, O.

Children :

4707 i Harry » Robinson, born November 6, 1869; a lawyer of the firm of Flick &

Robinson in Cleveland, 0., in 1892.

4708 ii Lucina Robinson, born March 12, 1873; died December 29, 1878.

2597 Daniel Close » Chaffee (Zephaniah ^ or Gilderoy, or Leroy, Zephaniah,^
Thomas, 5 Jonathan,* Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas 1) was born in Hinckley, 0.,
August 22, 1833, and married (1) in Sullivan, 0., May 14, 1861, Almira W., daughter
of Montravilla Gould of that place, formerly of Vermont. She died September 8,
1867, and was buried in Sullivan. She was a Methodist and later a Congrega-



424 THE CHAFFEE GENEALOGY

tionalist. He married (2), April 11, 1868, Mrs. Olive M. (Close) Smith, whose
grandfather, Benjamin Close, settled in Sullivan in 1817, and was the first settler
to build a house there.

Daniel C. Chaffee united with the Christian Church at the age of twenty-one.
He was a dairy farmer, a school teacher, and for two years a member of the local
Board of Education. In 1861 and in 1893 he lived in Sullivan. He has a fairly
dark complexion, dark eyes, and is five feet, six and one-half inches in height.

Child, by first wife :

4709 i Nora May^ Chaffee, born May 14, 1864; married Benjamin Foulk.
Children, by second wife:

4710 ii Eugene Leroy Chaffee, born May 7, 1869.

4711 iii Harvey Alonson Chaffee, born October 20, 1873.



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