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thaniel,^ Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel, ^ Thomas i) was born in Berkshire, Vt., Novem-
ber 22, 1837, and married in Fletcher, Vt., November 20, 1858, Eunice Lucy,
daughter of Amasa and Sarah (Aylesworth) Walker of that place. She was born
January 31, 1841, and died in Mansfield, O., August 31, 1884. In 1883 Mr. Chaffee
lived in Mansfield, where he was a carpenter.

Children :

4942 i Etta M.9 Chaffee, born April 14, 1867.

+ 4943 ii Virgie Estella Chaffee, born January 27, 1871; married Bert Bonham.

4944 iii Blanche V. Chaffee, born May 29, 1879.

2772 Palmer Edson « Chaffee (Aaron Stowe,^ Comfort,^ Nathaniel,^ Nathaniel,^
Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas 1) was born in Berkshire, Vt., July 21, 1840, and
married in Fairfax, Vt., January 4, 1866, Elizabeth B., daughter of Willis D.
Leach of Fletcher, Vt. Both are members of the Baptist Church, with which
Mr. Chaffee united at the age of twenty-eight. He has a sandy complexion, blue
eyes, and is five feet, four inches in height. He is a farmer, and in 1891 lived in
Barton's Landing, Vt.

Children :

4945 i Clayton W.a Chaffee, born May 24, 1869; died October 15, 1870.

+ 4946 ii Ida E. Chaffee, born November 5, 1871 ; married Clarence E. Hawes.

2773 Bethuel Meritt s Chaffee (Aaron Stowe,^ Comfort,^ Nathaniel,^ Nathaniel,*



EIGHTH GENERATION 447

Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel, ^ Thomas i) was born in Berkshire, Vt., April 23, 1842,
and married in Troy, Vt., March 9, 1867, Alma H., daughter of Chester V. Coburn
of Westfield, Vt. Both ]\Ir. and ]\Irs. Chaffee are members of the Baptist Church.
They lived in 1883 in Westfield, where Mr. Chaffee was a farmer.

Children :
+ 4947 i Myron Howard » Chaffee, born April 11, 1869; married Florence M.
Marston.

4948 ii Bertha Gertrude Chaffee, born June 14, 1874; married, March 13,

1893, Roy Martin.

4949 iii Grace Alma Chaffee, born July 24, 1878; married Ralph Fairbanks.

2777 John F.s Chaffee (Nathaniel,^ Nathaniel,^ Nathaniel,^ Nathaniel,* Jona-
than, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas i), married Eunice Sherman. He fought in the Civil
War.

Child :

4950 i Calvin C.a Chaffee, residence, 1893, New Haven, Vt.

2779 Henry Dean « Chaffee (Nathaniel,^ Nathaniel, ^ Nathaniel,^ Nathaniel,*
Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas i) was born in Hinesburgh, Vt., November 5,
1826, and died between 1892 and 1902. He married in Starksborough, Vt., Sep-
tember 17, 1851, Juliette C, daughter of Milo William Kingsley of Monkton, Vt.
She died January 25, 1890, and was buried in Starksborough. Both husband and
wife were members of the Free Baptist Church, he having joined at the age of
thirty and in 1892 being a Trustee in that church in Monkton, where he was then
a farmer, living on the farm which had for years been his home and where his
father and grandfather Chaffee had lived before him. He sold this after his wife's
death and lived with his children in Starksborough and New Haven, Vt. He had
a light complexion, blue eyes, and was six feet in height.

Children :

4951 i Helen E.a Chaffee, born August 2, 1854; died May 13, 1857.

4952 ii Ellen A. Chaffee, born January 3, 1858; married Harvey Newton Hin-

man; residence, 1892, New Haven.

4953 iii Frank E. Chaffee, born July 6, 1860; died January 29, 1862.

4954 iv Kate S. Chaffee, born April 13, 1864; married Franklin M. Hill; resi-

dence, 1892, Starksborough.

4955 V George H. Chaffee, born October 2, 1876; married Luella Boardman;

residence, 1892, Middlebury, Vt.

2785 Henry Allen s Chaffee (Henry,^ Nathaniel,8 Nathaniel,^ Nathaniel,*
Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas 1) was born in Vermont, and married in Bishop
Hill, 111., Frances, daughter of Robert Duncan of Baltimore, Md. Mr. Chaffee
united with the Methodist Church when young. He has a fair complexion, gray
eyes, and is of medium height. In 1857 he lived in Gallatia, la., and in 1906 in
Oklahoma City, Okla., where he was a contractor. He has been a member of the
local School Board, and in politics is a Republican.

Children :

4956 i George W.9 Chaffee, married Nettie Willoughby; residence, 1906,

Sidney, la.

4957 ii Laura Chaffee, married William Bradley.

4958 iii Mary Chaffee, married (1) George Gurney; (2) George Blackaller;

residence, 1906; San Francisco, Cal.
+ 4959 iv Helen Eliza Chaffee, married William 0. Mitchell.
4960 V Emma Chaffee, married Harry Aukeny.



448 THE CHAFFEE GENEALOGY

4961 vi Jessie Chaffee, married Raymond May.

4962 vii Gertrude Chaffee, unmarried in 1906.

2799 Dexter s Chaffee (Daniel,^ Daniel,^ Nathaniel,^ Nathaniel,* Jonathan,3
Nathaniel, 2 Thomas i) was born in Warren, Pa., February 19, 1830, and married
Maria, daughter of Richard Bowen of that place. He has a light complexion,
gray eyes, and is five feet, nine and one-half inches in height. He united with the
Baptist Church at the age of forty-one. He is a farmer and in 1893 was living
in Wapasening, Pa.

Children :

4963 i Ella Maria » Chaffee, born October 25, 1863; married, February 18, 1886,

John Franklin Julson, a widower; she united with the Methodist
Church at the age of twenty-three.

4964 ii Cora Acelia Chaffee, born September 17, 1865; married D. H. Beckwith.

4965 iii Albert Chaffee, born December 10, 1867.

4966 iv Edgar Chaffee, born March 29, 1869.

4967 v Mary Sabrina Chaffee, born April 13, 1871.

4968 vi Franklin Chaffee, born August 4, 1875.

2801 Preserved B.s Chaffee (Daniel, ^ Daniel,^ Nathaniel,^ Nathaniel,* Jona-
than, 3 Nathaniel,^ Thomas i) was born in Warren, Pa., September 10, 1834, and
married in Orwell, Pa., Elizabeth T.s Chaffee (3088) (Orvilla,^ Noah,e Ephraim,*
Ephraim,* Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel,^ Thomas 0- Ii^ 1876 they lived in Potterville,
Pa., where Mr. Chaffee was a farmer.

Children :

4969 i Telford » Chaffee, born November 18, 1859; died November 2, 1863.

4970 ii Etta M. Chaffee, born April 25, 1861 ; married, March 20, 1880, Ran-

som Marcus; residence, 1884, Binghamton, N. Y.

4971 iii Merle Chaffee, born December 9, 1870.

2806 Sarah « Chaffee (Newman,^ Daniel, 8 Nathaniel, ^ Nathaniel,* Jonathan, 3
Nathaniel, 2 Thomas i) was born in April, 1830, and married in May, 1856, George
A. Smith of Smithfield, R. I.

Child:

4972 i A son,9 drowned about 1886.

2809 Esther A.s Chaffee (Newman, ^ Daniel,^ Nathaniel,^ Nathaniel,* Jona-
than, 3 Nathaniel,^ Thomas i) was born in July, 1837, and married Evans Mowry,
In 1891 they lived in Providence, R. I.

Child:

4973 i Adaline F.s Mowry, born in 1876.

2813 Noah Fullers Chafee (Daniel,7 Benjamin, « Nathaniel,^ Nathaniel,* Jona-
than,3 Nathaniel,2 Thomas i) was born in Pittsford, Vt., February 6, 1833, and
married in Ypsilanti, Mich., Josephine IMcMath. He graduated from the Medical
School of Michigan University, and during the Civil War was Assistant Surgeon
in the 14th Illinois Infantry, organized in Jacksonville, 111., May 24th and 25th,
1861, to serve three years. Doctor Chafee was discharged November 12, 1864.
He was captured and held in Libby Prison. In 1888 he lived in Shelbyville, 111.

Children :

4974 i Caroline V.9 Chafee, residence, 1888, Shelbyville.

4975 ii Lura J. Chafee, residence, 1888, Shelbyville.

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EIGHTH GENERATION 449

than, 3 Nathaniel,^ Thomas i) was born m Pittsford, Vt., July 11, 1836, and died
in Shelbyville, 111., February 6, 1887. He married, in 1858, Augusta Sweet. He
served in the Civil War as Sergeant in Company G, 9th Pennsylvania Reserve
Corps, and was wounded in three places during the Battle of Antietam.

Children :

4976 i Alma » Chafee, married Albert Nixon of Laingsburgh, Mich.

4977 ii Alpha Chafee, a teacher in Shelbyville in 1888.

2815 George Daniel s Chafee (Daniel, ^ Benjamin, ^ Nathaniel, ^ Nathaniel,*
Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel,^ Thomas i) was born in Pittsford, Vt., July 2, 1839, and
married in Shelbyville, 111., May 14, 1868, N. ISIaria, daughter of Addison and
Nancy (Hicks) Smith of Royalton, Vt. Addison Smith's mother was sister of
Dudley Chase, United States Senator from Vermont, and of Philander Chase,
first Bishop of lUinois. Mr. Chafee lost his right arm in a threshing machine in
Milan, Mich., in 1855. In 1861 he graduated from the Law School of Michigan
University and immediately located in Shelby\dlle, where he formed a law part-
nership with S. W. Moulton, which he still continued in 1895. He was United
States Assistant Collector in his district for several years, during and soon after
the Civil War. He represented it also in the Thirty-Second Illinois General As-
sembly, being elected on a minority ticket, and was also State Senator. He was
a Presidential Elector in 1876 for Rutherford B. Hayes and was subiDoenaed to
appear in Washington before the Electoral Court. He was sent before Proctor
Knott's committee, the Democrats claiming that he was not eligible to the office
of an Elector, having been once United States Commissioner for a short time.
This claim was not, however, sustained and he cast one of the one hundred and
eighty-five electoral votes that elected Hayes. In 1906 Mr. Chafee still lived in
Shelbyville.

Children, all but the second born in Shelbyville:

4978 i Lucia L.9 Chafee, born May 20, 1871; married Professor Frank Vogel,

and in 1905 had two children, and lived in Jamaica Plair Mass.

4979 ii Dudley Chase Chafee, born in Peoria, 111., August 9, 1872; an a ^■' itect;

residence, 1905, Memphis, Tenn.

4980 iii George Dexter Chafee, born January 17, 1874; a Doctor of Osteopathy;

residence, 1905, Appleton, Wis.

4981 iv Olivia Kate Chafee, born July 14, 1875; married Maurice Le Bosquet,

and in 1905 had two children and lived in Chicago, 111., where
Mr. Le Bosquet was the head of the School of Domestic Economy,
Armour Institute.

2819 Ellen Azubah » Chafiee (Joel,^ Simeon,^ Nathaniel,^ Nathaniel,* Jona-
than, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas i) was born January 29, 1841, and died December 12,
1904. She married in Madrid, N. Y., April 17, 1865, Charles Melvin Gillette,
born in Bridgeport, Vt., February 6, 1841. In 1893 they still lived in Washing-
ton, D. C, where he was a clerk in the United States Pension Office, still holding
the same position in 1907. He is a member of the First Congregational Church,
of which Mrs. Gillette was also a member and of which he was for three years
Clerk and Treasurer. Mrs. Gillette died of hemorrhage of the brain and was
buried in Madrid.

Children :
+ 4982 i Gertrude Frances » Gillette, born May 1, 1866; married Truman P.
Graves.



450 THE CHAFFEE GENEALOGY

4983 ii Charles Joel Gillette, born August 30, 1867.

4984 iii Chauncey Melvin Gillette, born October 7, 1868.

4985 iv Cora Eugenia Gillette, born July 11, 1871.

2831 Henry s Chaffee (Carpenter,^ Simeon, « Nathaniel, ^ Nathaniel,* Jona-
than,3 Nathaniel,^ Thomas i) was born in Union City, Mich., November 8, 1833,
and married Adeline, daughter of Ira Holcomb. She was born March 24, 1838.

Children, born in Union City:

4986 i Mary » Chaffee, born September 4, 1863.

4987 ii William Holcomb Chaffee, born September 30, 1867; married in No-

vember, 1892, Mary Paterson, born October 12, 1873.

2833 Edwin Richmond » Chaffee (Carpenter,^ Simeon,^ Nathaniel, ^ Nathaniel,*
Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas 1) was born in Union City, Mich., October 10,
1838, and married (1) there, November 9, 1862, Melissa, daughter of Frank Wat-
kins of that place. She died August 26, 1873, and was buried in Union City. He
married (2), April 23, 1874, Ellen Wilson. He is a farmer and has a light com-
plexion, blue eyes, and is six feet in height.

Children, by first wife:

4988 i Frank » Chaffee, born March 22, 1866.

4989 ii Carrie Chaffee, born September 3, 1868; married Elmer Howard.

4990 iii Charles Chaffee, born March 11, 1872.

Children, by second wife:

4991 iv Elva Chaffee, born April 29, 1888; died December 18, 1888.

4992 V Nellie Chaffee, born October 4, 1890.

2835 Oliver Newberry » Chaffee (Amos,^ Simeon,^ Nathaniel,^ Nathaniel,*
Jonathan,^ Nathaniel,^ Thomas 1) was born in Detroit, Mich., July 6, 1835, and
married there, October 18, 1871, Jeannie C, daughter of Eldridge G. Merick of
that place. She is a member of the Methodist Church. Mr. Chaffee has a fair
complexion, gray eyes, and is five feet, eleven and one-half inches in height. He
is a special agent of a life insurance company. In 1883 he lived in Quincy, 111.,
and in 1892 in Detroit.

Children :

4993 i Melzar Merick 9 Chaffee, born July 6, 1872.

4994 ii Alice Ermina Chaffee, born December 15, 1873.

4995 iii Walter Crane Chaffee, born September 19, 1875.

4996 iv Mary Elizabeth Chaffee, born May 17, 1877; died December 3, 1883.

4997 V William Ninde Chaffee, born January 31, 1879.

4998 vi Oliver Newberry Chaffee, Jr., born January 23, 1881.

4999 vii Amos Edward Chaffee, born January 4, 1886.

2837 Maria L.s Chaffee (Amos, ^ Simeon,^ Nathaniel,^ Nathaniel,* Jonathan,3
Nathaniel, 2 Thomas 1) was born April 12, 1839, and died before 1893. She mar-
ried in Detroit, Mich., April 20, 1858, George N. Chase. In 1883 they lived in
Chicago, 111.

Children, born in Detroit:
+ 5000 i Clara Manda » Chase, born July 20, 1860; married William A. Graham.

5001 ii George Chaffee Chase, born October 26, 1862; died in Cleveland, 0.,
August 12, 1873.

2840 Francis Miles s Strong (Sophronia 7 Chaffee, Simeon, e Nathaniel,5 Na-
thaniel,* Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas 1) was born in Pittsford, Vt., Septem-
ber 16, 1829, and married (1), July 7, 1848, Sarah M. (or O.) Clark of Cincinnati, O.,



EIGHTH GENERATION 451

born in Danville, Vt., April 15, 1834, died in Vergennes, Vt., January 19, 1882.
He married (2), July 10, 1883, Adelia A. Beach of Decatur, 111., born in Ferris-
burgh, Vt., February 17, 1845.

Children, by first wife :

5002 i Herman Charles ^ Strong, born in Connati, April 2, 1849.

5003 ii Herbert William Strong, twin, born April 2, 1849; married, May 29

1869, Ella Irene, daughter of Jabez Rogers of Vergennes.
+ 5004 iii Frances Caroline Strong, born September 30, 1861; married David E.
Simmons.

2842 Salome Ann » Strong (Sophronia ^ Chaffee, Simeon, ^ Nathaniel,^ Na-
thaniel, * Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel, ^ Thomas i) was born in Pittsford, Vt., May 22,
1833, and married in Brandon, Vt., August 10, 1854, James T. Graham of Pitts-
ford. In 1893 they were living in Rockford, 111.

Children :
+ 5005 i Walter Strong 9 Graham, born June 20 (30), 1855; married Ida D.
Wilson.

5006 ii Caroline Ann Graham, born June 18, 1861.

5007 iii Francis Miles Graham, born September 16, 1863.

2850 Warren Eugene s Chaffee (Warren, ^ Simeon, « Nathaniel,^ Nathaniel,*
Jonathan,^ Nathaniel,^ Thomas i) was born in Pittsford, Vt., November 8, 1848,
and married (1) in Stockbridge, Vt., February 27, 1872, Olive M, Earet; (2) Maggie
. In 1892 he lived in Chittenden, Vt.

Children, by first wife :

5008 i Charles ]\1.9 Chaffee, born October 13, 1874.

5009 ii Clarence Chaffee, born June 21, 1876.

Child, by second wife:

5010 iii Carrie Bessie Chaffee, born March 11, 1887.

2853 Mira Adelaide « Chaffee (Heman,^ Simeon, ^ Nathaniel,^ Nathaniel,*
Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel, ^ Thomas i) was born in Poultney, Vt., June 25, 1843, and
married, October 14, 1875, Francis Melton Wardall of Tolono, lU., born in Mt.
Carmel, Ind., and of English descent. They lived in Tolono for some years and
in 1891 moved to Tuscola, 111. September 5, 1900, they moved to Urbana, where
they lived in 1907.

Children, born in Tolono :

5011 i Edna Annettas Wardall, born December 23, 1877.
+ 5012 ii Lillian Mira Wardall, born April 4, 1879; married Alfred H, Sluss.

5013 iii Frank Chaffee Wardall, born March 30, 1881,

2855 Annetta » Chaffee (Heman,'' Simeon,^ Nathaniel,^ Nathaniel,* Jona-
than, ^ Nathaniel,^ Thomas i) was born in Troy, N. Y., November 2, 1847, and
married in Tolono, 111., October 24, 1871, Warren Maxwell HiU, born in Shelby-
ville, Ky., September 17, 1845. In 1893 they lived in Tolono. In 1907 Mr. Hill
was a postal clerk on the Wabash Railroad.

Children :

5014 i Annetta Adelaide ^ Hill, born November 30, 1872; lives with her

parents.
+ 5015 ii Warren Walter Hill, born August 1, 1876; married Estella G. Creamer.
5016 iii Clarence Chaffee Hill, born May 7, 1882; died August 21, 1891.

2859 Thomas Grover s Chaffee (Bosworth,^ Ezra,^ Nathaniel,^ Nathaniel,*



452 THE CHAFFEE GENEALOGY

Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas 1) was born in Seekonk, Mass., September 19,
1837, and married (1) Mary Hawkins of Glasgow, Scotland. She died and he
married (2), June 26, 1875, Laura Amanda Payne, who died October 7, 1888.
He married (3) in East Providence, R. I., May 11, 1889, Nancy Simpson West.
He is a member of the Congregational Church, which he joined at the age of forty-
nine. He has a light complexion, blue eyes, and is six feet in height. In 1890 he
lived in East Providence, where he was a farmer.

Children, by second wife :

5017 i Samuel Burgess s Chaffee, born October 28, 1876.

5018 ii Harry Stone Chaffee, born May 24, 1878.

5019 iii Henrietta Louise Chaffee.

5020 iv Nettie Frances ChafTee, born April 10, 1882.

5021 V Thomas Chaffee.

5022 vi Clinton C. Chaffee.

2871 Helen Hathaway » ChaSee (Ezra,^ Ezra,^ John,5 Nathaniel,* Jonathan,3
Nathaniel, 2 Thomas 1) was born in Boston, Mass., and died. She married Charles
M. Noyes. She was buried in Mt. Auburn Cemetery, near Boston.

Child:

5023 i Charlotte 9 Noyes; married Charles H. Whiting.

2876 George Tew Barker » Chafee (Stephen,^ Stephen,^ Levi,^ Nathaniel,*
Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas i) was born in Bristol, R. I., May 27, 1816, and
died in Middletown, Conn., in 1891. He married (1) in Bristol, March 18, 1839,
Harriet Newell, daughter of Samuel Austin of North Kingston, R. I. She died
July 29, 1856, and was buried in Bristol. He married (2) in Swansea, Mass.,
March 3, 1859, Mrs. Susan (Hathaway) Hoar, born August 15, 1829, died Febru-
ary 22, 1884.

Mr. Chafee was baptized in St. Michael's Church, Bristol, December 15, 1816.
He served as a sutler in the Union army during the Civil War. He was a mechanic
and restaurant keeper. He had a light complexion, blue eyes, a jovial disposition,
and was five feet, four inches in height. In 1883 he lived in Middletown, where
he died of pneumonia at the age of seventy-five in the home of his son, Stephen
B. Chafee. He was buried in the family lot in Bristol.

Children, by first wife:
+ 5024 i Stephen Barker » Chafee, born October 22, 1839; married Mrs. Eliz-
abeth (Dane) Shaw.
+ 5025 ii George Austin Chafee, born December 14, 1840; married Matilda

Pitt.
+ 5026 iii Lucinda Thomas Chafee, born May 1, 1842; married William Allen.

5027 iv A daughter, a twin, born May 1, 1842; died May 7, 1842.
+ 5028 v Samuel Russell Chafee, born July 7, 1844; married Laura Munroe.

5029 vi Harriet Melorah Chafee, born July 15, 1847; died October 30, 1848.

5030 vii William Clark Chafee, born November 26, 1853.

Children, by second wife:
+ 5031 viii Ida Versey Chafee, born January 31, 1860; married James A. Bos-
worth.

5032 ix Cyril Newell Chafee, born October 1, 1866.

5033 X Lena Rivers Chafee, born in April, 1869; died August 5, 1869.

2881 Thomas Diamond s Chafee (Stephen, 7 Stephen, e Levi,5 Nathaniel,* Jona-
than,3 Nathaniel,2 Thomas 1) was born June 23, 1826, and died after 1888. He
married (1) Julia Eddie; (2) in Connecticut, Mercy Pierce, daughter of George



EIGHTH GENERATION 453

Read of Bristol, R. I. She was a member of the Methodist Church, as was her
husband. He married (3) Abbey Macomber of Berkley, Mass., formerly of Taun-
ton, Mass., where she was liv-ing in 1889. Mr. Chafee was baptized in St. Michael's
Church, Bristol, June 15, 1827, and was buried in Bristol. In 1888 he lived in
Taunton.

Children, by second wife :

503-i i Montemon Le Baron 9 Chafee, born in June, 1849; died in Bristol,
July 24, 1849, aged one month.
+ 5035 ii Lyman Morrow Chafee, born April 23, 1850; married Marion G. Kirke.

5036 iii Alice Chafee, died young.
+ 5037 iv Emma Jane Chafee, born November 13, 1855; married George W.
Simmonds.

5038 V Clara Leah Chafee, born May 15, 1859; married July 28, 1881, George

L. Southworth, in 1889, a street car driver.

5039 vi Anna Cora Chafee, born December 25, 1863; unmarried in 1889.

2885 Lamanda Maria » Chafee (Sanford,^ Stephen, « Levi,^ Nathaniel,* Jona-
than, 3 Nathaniel,^ Thomas i) was born July 28, 1817, and married in Clinton,
Mich., 1835, Horace Booth of Elk Grove, Wis., born in Springfield, N. Y., Au-
gust 2, 1802, died in California, May 2, 1872. He had a fair complexion, blue
eyes, and was five feet, six inches in height. He was a farmer, and in politics a
Republican. They lived in Pueblo, Colo., and after her husband's death i\Irs.
Booth went to live with her daughter, Mrs. Ury, in Cloverdale, Cal. She is a
member of the iMethodist Church.

Children :

5040 i Mary Elizabeths Booth, born June 25, 1838; married I. G. Ury, whose

first wife was Almira Pearce Chafee (2890) ; he is a merchant ; resi-
dence, 1890, Cloverdale.

5041 ii Sarah Celinda Booth, born April 21, 1842; married John B. Smith.

5042 iii Harriet LiUian Booth, born April 21, 1845; married Swain Jasper Gra-

ham, and has one son.

2888 Mary Sanford » Chaffee (Sanford,? Stephen,^ Levi,5 Nathaniel,* Jona-
than, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas i) was born August 28, 1825, and died February 23,
1858. She married James M. Otis, a merchant of Lancaster, Wis., who died of
consumption before 1858.

Children :

5043 i Charles Sanforda Otis, born November, 1846; died October 14, 1863, of

pulmonary trouble.

5044 ii Carrie Otis,'married M. T. Carson.

2890 Almira Pearce ^ Chafee (Sanford,^ Stephen, « Le\'i,5 Nathaniel,* Jona-
than, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas i) was born in Leicester, Mass., September 20, 1829
(1828), and died October 2, 1855. She married I. G. Ury, a merchant and for a
time a partner of his brother-in-law, William H. Chafee (2889). After his wife's
death he married (2) her niece, Mary Ehzabeth Booth (5040), and in 1890 lived
in Cloverdale, Cal. Almira P. (Chafee) Ury was a consistent Christian.

Children :

5045 i A daughter, 9 married Percival Busby of Philadelphia, Pa., who was a

bank teller there in 1890.

5046 ii A daughter, married William Powers of Yankton, S. D., where they

lived in 1890.

2898 Adaline A. s Perry (Lucy Bj Chaffee, IMartin,'' Noah,^ Nathaniel,* Jona-



454 THE CHAFFEE GENEALOGY

than, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas i), married Doctor Henry A. Mix, and in 1891 Uved
in Oregon, 111.

Child:

5047 i Morton P.a Mix, born in 1873; died in 1890.

2905 Joseph Henry » ChafEee (William Henry,^ Martin, ^ Noah,^ Nathaniel,*
Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas 1) was born May 12, 1839, and married. In 1885
he lived in Providence, R. I.

Child:

5048 i Mary E.9 Chaffee, born in 1868.

2906 Albert Howard » Chaffee (William Henry,7 Martin,^ Noah,5 Nathaniel,*
Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel,^ Thomas 1) was born in Sturbridge, Mass., October 5,
1845, and married in Providence, R. I., October 21, 1868, Ella Kane, daughter
of Samuel J. Ladd of that place. In 1883 he lived in Worcester, where he was
a manufacturer of woolens and worsteds.

Child:

5049 i Howard Ladd « Chaffee, born in Providence, June 20, 1874.

2907 Luther Aten » Chaffee (Orrin,^ Martin, e Noah.s Nathaniel,* Jonathan,3
Nathaniel, 2 Thomas 1) was born in Alton, 111., January 12, 1841, and married in
Girard, lU., December 25, 1865, Hattie, daughter of Bluford Bethel of that place.
In 1884 they lived in Springfield, 111., where he was a machinist.

Children, the first born in Jerseyvdlle, lU., the last four in Springfield :

5050 i Lutie B.^ Chaffee, born January 12, 1867; died in Springfield, Octo-

ber 27, 1869.

5051 ii Nellie B. Chaffee, born June 5, 1869.

5052 iii E. E. Daisy Chaffee, born Januarv 5, 1871.

5053 iv Louie L. Chaffee, born May 19, 1872.

5054 V Hattie May Chaffee, born January 14, 1875.

2912 Reuben Harry « Chafee (WiUiam Banfield,^ WiUiam,^ Noah,^ Nathaniel,*
Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas 1) was born in Harlansburgh, Pa., June 17, 1835,
and married in Bro-miington, Pa., January 1, 1858, Sarah Jane, daughter of
Charles McQuiston. During the Civil War Mr. Chafee served for two years in the
Union army as a Private. At the age of twenty-three he joined the i\Iethodist
Church, in which he was for two years a Class Leader. His wife is also a member
of this church. He has a florid complexion, blue eyes, dark hair, and is five feet,
ten and one-half inches in height. In 1892 he Uved in Greenville, Pa., where he
was a steam engineer.

Children :

5055 i EUis Rebecca ^ Chafee, born December 9, 1858; married Adam Miller.

5056 ii Agnes Eunice Chafee, born December 19, 1860; married SejTuour



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