William H. (William Henry) Chaffee.

The 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

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5057 iii ^lary Wallace Chafee, born December 19, 1862; married Patterson

Grogan.

5058 iv John Harry Chafee, born January 2, 1866; married INIar}' Lefever.

5059 V Amiie Virginia Chafee, born December 30, 1867; marjied Charles

Clockner.

5060 vi Charlotta Ada Chafee, born November 24, 1869; married William H.

Stump.

5061 vii Elizabeth Birdilla Chafee, born September 3, 1871.

5062 viii Cora Ahna Chafee, born May 30, 1874.



EIGHTH GENERATION 455

5063 ix Josie Pearl Chafee, born July 14, 1876; died December 22, 1878.

5064 X Flora Jem Chafee, born April 15, 1882.

2913 John Ellis s Chaffee (William Banfield,^ William,^ Noah,5 Nathaniel,*
Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas 1) was born in LawTence County, Pa., June 7,
1838, and married in Pine Creek, Pa., October 26, 1863, Juliana Flora, daughter
of Peter Smith of that place. She is a member of the Methodist Church. Mr.
Chaffee served in the Union army during the Civil War as a Private, was wounded
in the left thigh in the Battle of Gettysburg, also captured there and held prisoner
for two days. He joined the Wesleyan Methodist Church at twenty years of age.
He has a light complexion, blue eyes, and is five feet, ten inches in height. In
1863 he lived in Pine Creek, and in 1892 in Wellsboro, Pa., where he was a work-
man.

Children :

5065 i Frank E.a Chaffee, born December 16, 1864; died in 1882.

5066 ii Hattie P. Chaffee, born April 23, 1869; died in 1869.

5067 iii Ida May Chaffee.

5068 iv Eda Belle Chaffee.

5069 V Bessie Rebecca Chaffee.

5070 vi George L. Chaffee.

5071 vii Walter Chaffee.

2920 Oliver Nelson s Chaffee (Amos Wells,^ William,^ Noah,5 Nathaniel,*
Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas 1) was born in Gaines, Pa., July 27, 1840, and
married there, in May, 1862, Sarah Angeline, daughter of Ira Surdam of Sunderlin-
ville, Pa. He fought in the Ci\al War, enlisting in the Union army in Addison,
N. Y., and ser\'ing fifteen months, receiving his discharge in Tallahassee, Fla.
He was a Private and later Corporal in the 161st New York Infantry. He has a
light complexion, bro-WTi eyes, and is five feet, ten inches in height. He owns
land in Hector, Pa., and in 1893 lived in Sunderlin\nlle, where he was a farmer.

Children :

5072 i Fred » Chaffee, born January 3, 1864; died January 27, 1882.

5073 ii Nellie F. Chaffee, born December 29, 1866; died February 3, 1882.

5074 iii Nora J. Chaffee, born January 3, 1869; a teacher in the Sunderlinville

public school in 1893.

5075 iv Eugene N. Chaffee, born February 16, 1875; died January 18, 1882.

2923 Laura Lucretia « Chafiee (Amos Wells, ^ William,^ Noah,^ Nathaniel,*
Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel, ^ Thomas ^) was born August 30, 1847, and died. She mar-
ried in Rochester, Minn. (Cascade, Minn.), October 18, 1866, Elisha Winslow Sloan
of that place, an engineer, born in Hardwick, Mass., March 18, 1837, and served
in the Union army during the Civil War for three years and ten months. He
was a horse farrier in Company H, 5th Iowa Cavalry, and was wounded in the
right hand, October 10, 1863, in the Battle of Sugar Creek (Ala.). He is a member
of the Grand Army of the Republic. He is five feet, five inches in height, and in
1893 was living in Rush City, Minn. Laura L. (Chaffee) Sloan was a member of
the Seventh Day Advent Church. She was buried in Fort Ridgeley, Minn.

Children :

5076 i Thera .\lma Sloan, born August 25 (23), 1867; married B. G. Turner of

Little Falls, Minn.

5077 ii Ayra Nancy Sloan, born March 23 (25), 1869.

5078 iii Julia May Sloan, born in Cascade, May 1, 1870.



456 THE CHAFFEE GENEALOGY

5079 iv Amos Willard Sloan, born in Rochester, May 13, 1872.

5080 V Laura R. Sloan, born February 26, 1877.

5081 vi Nellie L. Sloan, born April 19, 1880.

2925 Hiram Sawyers Chafiee (Amos Wells,^ William,6 Noah,^ Nathaniel, <
Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas 1) was born in Tioga County, Pa., April 30, 1851,
and married in Byron, Minn., February 16, 1873, Fanny, daughter of Thomas
Cummings of New York state. Both are members of the Seventh Day Advent
Church, which Mr. Chaffee joined at the age of thirty-one and in which he has
been an Elder three years. He has a dark complexion, brown eyes, and is five
feet, eleven inches in height. In 1873 he lived in Kalmar, ]\Iinn., and in 1893 in
Byron, where he was a farmer.

Children :

5082 i Raymond » Chaffee, born February 28, 1874.

5083 ii Bessie Chaffee, born Mav 14, 1877.

5084 iii Vernon Chaffee, born May 26, 1879.

5085 iv Ina Chaffee, born September 26, 1884.

5086 V Ida Chaffee, born June 9, 1886.

5087 vi Ella Chaffee, born June 28, 1891.

5088 vii A child, born August 10, 1893.

2938 William Reuben « Chaffee (Origen WiUiam,^ Reuben,6 Noah,5 Nathaniel,*
Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas 1) was born August 13, 1854, and married, Febru-
ary 16, 1875, Elizabeth Brockbank.

Child:

5089 i Alice Bessie ^ Chaffee, born January 8, 1876.

2939 Charles Washington » Chaffee (Origen William, ^ Reuben, « Noah,^ Na-
thaniel,* Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas 1) was born April 23, 1856, and married,
February 8, 1880, Emma Rousseau.

Children :

5090 i Emma Louise » Chaffee, born April 15, 1884.

5091 ii Irene Madeline Chaffee, born June 24, 1886.

2940 Frank Burt » Chaffee (Origen AVilliam,^ Reuben,6 Noah,5 Nathaniel,*
Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas 1) was born February 14, 1858, and married,
October 26, 1880, Jennie Risley, born July 9, 1856. They live in Meriden, Conn.

Children :

5092 i Frances Burt 9 Chaffee, born May 26, 1882.

5093 ii Robert Nichols Chaffee, born June 17, 1884.

5094 iii Henry Arthur Chaffee, born August 17, 1885.

2941 Lillian Augusta « Chaffee (Origen William, ^ Reuben, ^ Noah,^ Nathaniel,*
Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel,2 Thomas 1) was born November 20, 1859, and married,
October 22, 1878, Arthur Cooley.

Children :

5095 i Bertrand Luman » Cooley, born June 9, 1880.

5096 ii Howard Chaffee Cooley, born March 14, 1883.

2949 Harry Andrews s Chaffee (Henry Reuben, ^ Reuben, ^ Noah,5 Nathaniel,*
Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas 1) was born in Hartford, Conn., June 18, 1853, and
died in Bridgeport, Conn., November 2, 1880. He married in New Haven, Conn.,
October 13, 1875, Ida Nellie, daughter of Samuel Churchill of that place. She is



EIGHTH GENERATION 457

a member of the Baptist Church. He had a Hght complexion, gray eyes, and was
five feet, seven inches in height. He miited with the Methodist Church at the age
of fifteen. At the time of his death he lived in Bridgeport, where he was a
mechanic.
Children :

5097 i Herbert Almon » Chaffee, born August 26, 1876.

5098 ii Hattie May Chaffee, born October 4, 1877; died March 13, 1890.

2950 Edward Everett « Chaffee (Henry Reuben,^ Reuben,^ Noah,5 Nathaniel,*
Jonathan, 3 Nathaniel, ^ Thomas i) was born in Hartford, Conn., December 9,
1854, and married in Bridgeport, Conn., May 23, 1878, Carrie Belle, daughter of
Thomas C. Niblo of that place. She is a member of the Baptist Church. Mr.
Chaffee joined the Methodist Church when nineteen years of age, and held the
office of Steward in it for eight years. He has a light complexion, blue eyes, and
is five feet, six inches in height. In 1891 he lived in Bridgeport, where he was a
grocer.

Child:

5099 i William Edward a Chaffee, born May 8, 1882.

2953 Almira Maria » Durkee (Hannah ^ Chaffee, John,^ William, 5 Dan,* Jona-
than, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas i) was born in 1832, and married, November 12, 1853,
Reverend Albert, son of Elisha and Sophronia (Ryder) Brigham, born in Fayston,
Vt., October 17, 1832. He is a farmer and also preaches. He is a Second Ad-
ventist. They moved from Fayston, where Almira Maria Durkee had lived before
her marriage, to Grant, Mich.

Children, born in Fayston:

5099a i A daughter,^ died young.
+ 5099b ii Albert Erwin Brigham, born February 24, 1855; married Almeda

Harper.
+ 5099c iii Glen Alcott Brigham, born January 15, 1862; married Kate Coates.

2968 William Henry » Ormsbee (Laura ^ Chaffee, John,6 William,^ Dan,* Jona-
than, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas i) was born in Brasher, N. Y., September 20, 1853,
and married in Dayton, Mich., in October, 1876, his cousin, Alice Florence »
Chaffee (2977) (John,7 John,6 William,5 Dan,* Jonathan,3 Nathaniel,2 Thomas i),
born in Ogdensburg, N. Y., February 5, 1855. In 1890 they lived in Ogdens-
burg, N. Y.

Children :
5099d i John C.s Ormsbee, born in 1877.
5099e ii Mabel L. Ormsbee, born in 1879.
5099f iii Florence L. Ormsbee, born in 1881.
5099g iv Jessie E. Ormsbee, born in 1883.
5099h V Alice Ormsbee, born in 1886.

2969 Helen Adelaide » ChafEee (William Hill,7 John,^ William,^ Dan,* Jona-
than, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas i) was born in Fayston, Vt., February 3, 1846, and
married in Flint, ^lich., July 1, 1865, Henry Gould Perry of Tojononth, Mich.
In 1890 they lived in Montrose, Mich.

Children :
50991 Charles » Perry.
5099J Fred Perry.
5099k Nellie Perry.
50991 William Perry.



458 THE CHAFFEE GENEALOGY

2971 William Henrys Chaffee (William Hill,7 John,8 William,^ Dan,^ Jona-
than, 3 Nathaniel,2 Thomas i) was born in Penfield, N. Y., May 26, 1849, and
married, April 29, 1871, Alice A. Moses of Flint, Mich. He is a lumberman and
in 1890 lived in Pine City, Cal., where he was then Postmaster.

Children :
5099m Ida » Chaffee.
5099n Lois Chaffee.
5099O Herbert Chaffee.

2973 Edwin Elisha s Chaffee (John,7 John,6 William,^ Dan,* Jonathan, 3 Na-
thaniel, 2 Thomas 1) was born in Chelmsford, Mass., May 25 (26), 1846, and mar-
ried in October, 1885, Mary E. Perry. In 1890 they lived in Dayton, Mich., and
later in Maysville, Mich.

Children :
5099p i Edwin » Chaffee, born in Maysville, in 1889.
5099q ii Ada Chaffee, born in 1893.
5099r iii Atha Chaffee, died young.

2974 Oscar Herbert » Chaffee (John,^ John,6 William,^ Dan,* Jonathan,3 Na-
thaniel, 2 Thomas 1) was born in Fayston, Vt., September 13, 1848, and married
(1), in 1872, Annie Jane Hodge (or Griger); (2) May 26, 1886, Emma M. Chaffee.
In 1890 they lived in West Haven, Mich., and later in Maysville, Mich.

Children, by first wife:
5099s i George A.s Chaffee, born in 1873.
5099t ii Charles A. Chaffee, a twin, born in 1873; died in 1875.
5099u iii Arthur Chaffee, born in 1874; died in 1875.
5099 V iv Mary M. Chaffee, born in February, 1876.

Child, by second wife :
5099w V Clara A. Chaffee, born February 10, 1891.

2979 Henry Lincoln s Chaffee (John,7 John,^ W^illiam,^ Dan,* Jonathan,3 Na-
thaniel, 2 Thomas «) was born in Flint, Mich., December 21, 1864, and married
in April, 1887, Ida A. Worth. In 1890 they lived in Dayton, Mich.

Child:
5099x i Mary 9 Chaffee, died young.

2987 Cornelius Julius s Chaffee (Warren,? Josiah,e William,^ Dan,* Jonathan,3
Nathaniel,2 Thomas 1) was born in Roxbury, Vt., December 1, 1828, and mar-
ried in Lawrence, N. Y., Mahalah Julia, daughter of Cyrus Flint of Brasher Iron
Works, N. Y. At this time Mr. Chaffee lived in Lawrence, but in 1891 in Boston,
Mass., where he was a carpenter. He has a light complexion, and is of medium
height. Mrs. Chaffee is a member of the Methodist Church.

Children :

5100 i Alson Elverton » Chaffee, born December 11, 1858; married Mary
MiUerd.
+ 5101 ii Henry Wesley Chaffee, born December 28, 1861; married Esther
Norwich.

5102 iii Imogene Chaffee, born in 1869; died young.

2993 John Nelsons Chaffee (Warren,? Josiah,^ William,-^ Dan,* Jonathan,3
Nathaniel, 2 Thomas 1) was born in Brasher, N. Y., June 15, 1844, and married
in Lawrence, N. Y., August 29, 1865, Celia Lenora, daughter of Cyrus Flint of
Brasher Iron Works, N. Y. He fought in the Civil War from 1861 to 1865, serv-
ing three years and nine months as Corporal in Company I, 60th New York Volun-



EIGHTH GENERATION 459

teer Infantry. He has a light complexion, blue eyes, and is five feet, seven inches
in height. He owns the old family Bible. In 1865 and 1891 he lived in North
Lawrence, N. Y. He is a workman.
Children :

5103 i LilUan Celestias Chaffee, born July 5, 1871; died October 6, 1871.

5104 ii Leona Dora Chaffee, born March 22, 1878.

2995 Erie Lyman » Ditty (Emily 7 Chaffee, Josiah,^ William,^ Dan,* Jona-
than, 3 Nathaniel, 2 Thomas i) was born in Brookfield, Vt., December 31, 1839, and
married in Montpelier, Vt., October 16, 1866, Harriet Emeline, daughter of Ralph
Freeman of Brookfipld, where in 1884 they lived. Mr. Ditty is a farmer.

Children :

5105 i Susan Augusta » Ditty, born June 22, 1868; died July 6, 1869.

5106 ii Leon Erie Ditty, born May 31, 1870.

5107 iii Grace Adalaide Ditty, born March 3, 1877.

2997 Joel Washington « Chaffee (Joel,^ Josiah,6 Winiam,^ Dan,* Jonathan,3
Nathaniel, 2 Thomas i) was born August 25, 1834, and died in Strasburgh, Va.,
September 19, 1864. He married Artimissa Susannah Hammond of Greensboro,
Vt., who was living in Lowell, Mass., in 1884. He served in the Union army dur-
ing the Civil War as Private in the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery, 11th regiment,
and was killed in battle. He lived in Greensboro.

Children :

5108 i Nemenia » Chaffee.

5109 ii Onia F. Chaffee.

5110 iii Abbie Chaffee.

2999 Oliver W. « Chaffee (Joel,^ Josiah,6 William,^ Dan,* Jonathan,3 Nathaniel,3
Thomas i) was born February 4, 1836, and married Melissa Kinder of Somerset,
Ky. He enlisted in the Union army at the outbreak of the Civil War in the 12th
Kentucky regiment and served until its close. He was twice captured by the
Confederates. In 1884 he lived in Flat Rock, Ky.

Child:

5111 i James C.9 Chaffee.

3000 Laura E.s Chaffee (Joel,^ Josiah,6 William,5 Dan,* Jonathan,3 Nathaniel,2
Thomas i) was born August 19, 1837, and died August 2, 1869. She married
Charles Derosia.

Children :

5112 i Warren 9 Derosia, residence, 1884, Fergus Falls, Minn.

5113 ii Elbert Derosia, residence, 1884, Fergus Falls.

5114 iii Maria Derosia, residence, 1884, Lowell, Mass.

3001 Arnold Ela s Chaffee (Joel,^ Josiah,^ William,^ Dan,* Jonathan,3 Na-
thaniel, 2 Thomas 1) was born in Hopkinton, N. Y., September 14, 1839, and mar-
ried (1) in Ogdensburg, N. Y., March 27, 1866, Lydia, daughter of Ashman Stod-
dard of Stockholm, N. Y. She died February 8, 1882, and was buried in Maple
Grove Cemetery, North Lawrence, N. Y. She was a member of the Methodist
Church. He married (2), October 10, 1882, Sarah E. Barrett. He enlisted as a
Private in Company E, 14th New York Heavy Artillery, and was promoted to
the rank of Corporal. He served from 1861 to 1865. He has been Commander
of the Grand Army of the Repubhc, Post 631 in North Lawrence, and has held
the state office of Fire Warden. He has a light complexion, blue eyes, and is five



460 THE CHAFFEE GENEALOGY

feet, nine and one-half inches in height. In 1866 and in 1892 he lived in North
Lawrence, his mother, Abigail (Flint) Chaffee, living with him. He is a barber.

Children, by second wife:

5115 i Katie May* Chaffee, born December 24, 1883.

5116 ii Charles Ela Chaffee.

5117 iii Elsie Sarah Chaffee, born August 27, 1888.

3006 Elmer Asahel » Chaffee (Joel,^ Josiah,^ William,^ Dan,^ Jonathan,3 Na-
thaniel, ^ Thomas i) was born in Stockholm, N. Y., April 5, 1849, and married,
November, 1873, Mary Patten of Lawrence, N. Y. He lived in North Lawrence
from the age of three years until his marriage, when he moveci to Brushton, N. Y.,
w^here he was still living in 1884. He was educated in the North Lawrence public
schools, and April 7, 1865, at the age of sixteen, enlisted in Company K, 193d
New York Volunteers, serving until January 16, 1866, when he was discharged
with the regiment in Albany, N. Y. In June, 1870, he commenced the study of
law in the office of N. P. Hays of Lawrence, and was admitted to the Bar in No-
vember, 1873, since when he has continued the practice of law in Brushton. He
organized the Grand Army of the Republic post there, April 23, 1883, and was
made Adjutant of it. In politics he is a Republican.

Children :

5118 i Naomi Ahce 9 Chaffee, born August 26, 1874.

5119 ii Elmer Albert Chaffee, born September 22, 1875.

5120 iii Martha May Chaffee, born May 22, 1878.

5121 iv Lydia Sarah Chaffee, born May 17, 1882.

3010 Matilda Lucy » ChafEee (John,^ Josiah,^ William,^ Dan,* Jonathan,3 Na-
thaniel, 2 Thomas 1) was born October 25, 1839, and married in Moira, N. Y., Au-
gust 31, 1864, Martin Flint, a farmer, born in Brasher, N. Y., May 16, 1839. In
the Civil War he served in the Union army as a Private, in 1862. Matilda Lucy
(Chaffee) Flint is a member of the Methodist Church. In 1884 they lived in Pots-
dam, N. Y.

Children :

5122 i Eugene Grovers Flint, born November 18, 1867.

5123 ii Stewart John Flint, born June 5, 1870.

3012 Marshall John s ChafEee (John,^ Josiah,^ William,5 Dan,* Jonathan,3
Nathaniel, 2 Thomas 1) was born in Roxbury, Vt., May 19, 1845, and married (1)
in Lawrence, N. Y., November 14, 1865, Maria Louisa, daughter of Joseph Page
of Stockholm, N. Y. She died in Roxbury, May 7, 1880, and was buried in Brasher,
N. Y. She was a member of the Wesleyan Methodist Church. He married (2),
May 3, 1882, Julia A. Ellis of Roxbury. He served in the Union army as a Private
in 1862, and was wounded by a shell. In 1864, while living in Attleboro, Mass.,
he again enlisted as a Private in Company C, 58th Massachusetts Infantry, for
three years, was mustered in February 20, 1864, and was discharged July 14,
1865, at the close of the war. At the time of his first marriage he lived in North
Lawrence, N. Y., and in 1891 in Roxbury, Vt., where he was a farmer. He is a
member of the Methodist Church, has a light complexion, blue eyes and is five
feet in height.

Children, by first wife :

5124 i Effie Louisa ^ Chaffee, born December 2, 1866; married, September 25,

1883, Alden Richardson.



EIGHTH GENERATION 461

5125 ii Eri Erwin Chaffee, born December 15, 1871.

5126 iii Alson C. Chaffee, born July 1, 1876.

Children, by second wife:

5127 iv Jessie Otis Chaffee, born April 5, 1883.

5128 V Guy Chaffee, born April 28, 1884.

3014 Harriet Emeline « Chaffee (John, 7 Josiah,^ WiUiam,^ Dan,* Jonathan, 3
Nathaniel,^ Thomas i) was born May 27, 1849, and married in North Lawrence,
N. Y., August 11, 1881, Sylvester Tracy, a farmer of Roxbury, Yt., born there
in December, 1837, died there. May 26, 1888. He was a member of the Universahst
Church, had a dark complexion, light blue eyes and was six feet, three inches in
height.

Children :

5129 i Perley Lloj^d » Tracy, born April 21, 1882.

5130 ii Leon Hurbert Tracy, born October 16, 1888.

3020 Maria Whipple « Chaffee (Samuel, ^ William,« William,^ Dan,* Jonathan>3
Nathaniel, 2 Thomas i) was born in Boston, Mass., July 25, 1828, and married in
Yassalboro, Me., February 27, 1851, Doctor Ira Allen Salmon, a dentist of Port-
land, Me. They lived there until 1855, then settled in Boston. Doctor Salmon
was born in Monterey, N. Y., February 10, 1830, and died in Dorchester, Mass.,
April 10, 1896. He had a light complexion, gray eyes, and was five feet, nine and
one-half inches in height. At the age of nineteen he went to Hallowell, Me., to
study dentistry with his uncle, Doctor David H. Goodno. After moving to Bos-
ton he carried on the manufacture of gold and silver plate work in connection
with his dentistry. He instructed students, and on the opening of the Harvard
Dental College he was appointed one of the lecturers. In this capacity he served
for seven years and then resigned, pressure of work forbidding his retaining the
position longer. He invented and patented several appliances for use in dental
work, some of which have given him a reputation throughout this country and
Europe. He united with the Methodist Church in 1850 and on going to Boston
connected himself in succession with the old High Street Methodist Church in
Charlestown, the Bromfield Street Methodist Church, Boston, the Tremont Metho-
dist Church, Boston, the Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church and the Methodist Church
in AUston, Mass. In all these church relations he filled at various times the office
of Class Leader, Sxmday School teacher, Sunday School Superintendent, Steward,
Trustee and Treasurer. He was active in both church and business and believed
that whatever was worth doing at all was worth doing well.

Maria Whipple (Chaffee) Salmon has a dark complexion, dark eyes, and is
five feet in height. She was educated in the Yassalboro High School and the
Pawtucket (R. I.) Normal School. She united with the Methodist Church in the
fall of 1856. She survives her husband.

Children, first two born in Portland, the last in Charlestown:

-H5131 i George Allen » Salmon, born July 19, 1852; married Mary L. Pope.

5132 ii Herbert Salmon, born August 28, 1854; died in Medford, Mass.,

April 22, 1855.

5133 iii Charles Herbert Salmon, born October 13, 1860; a member of the

Methodist Church; has a light complexion, gray eyes and is five
feet, seven inches in height; in the crockery and later the sta-
tionery business.



462 THE CHAFFEE GENEALOGY

3021 Frances Jenks » Chaffee (Samuel,^ William, » William, s Dan,^ Jonathan, »
Nathaniel, 2 Thomas i) was born in Boston, Mass., April 21, 1830, and married in
Vassalboro, Me., October 11, 1855, Lathrop Chase Keith of Winslow, Me., born
there, August 3, 1826. He taught school in Maine and Massachusetts until 1864,
when he entered the Union army and served until the close of the Civil War.
While in the service he held various offices of trust. He sold his farm in Winslow
and bought one in East Braintree, Mass., to which place he moved. Later he sold
this and moved to Norfolk, Mass., where he purchased another farm. He has
held various town offices and has been a Deacon in the Congregational Church, as
well as a Sunday School teacher. He is a man of unswerving Christian character
and is highly esteemed by all who know him. Frances Jenks (Chaffee) Keith is
also a member of the Congregational Church. She has a dark complexion, dark eyes
and is five feet in height.

Children, the first three born in Winslow, the next three in Braintree, last in
Norfolk:

5134 i Edward James ^ Keith, born December 26, 1856; married in Medway,

Mass., July 6, 1882, Louise Jones of that place.

5135 ii Philip Sidney Keith, born November 20, 1857; went West when a

young man.

5136 iii Mary Frances Keith, born May 4, 1858; died in Braintree, August 19,

1860.

5137 iv Annie Frances Keith, born July 5, 1861; married, March 21, 1883,

Elwin Fales Pond of North Attleboro, Mass.

5138 v Charles Lathrop Keith, born October 24, 1863; died in Braintree,

August 14, 1865.

5139 vi Oliver Lathrop Keith, born November 28, 1867; died in Norfolk, June 21,

1879; drowned in the Charles River.

5140 vii Ellen Maria Ci affee Keith, born August 30, 1872; a member of the

Congregational Church; has a light complexion, blue eyes, and is
five feet, one and one-half inches in height.

3022 James Henry « Chaffee (Samuel,^ WiUiam,6 William,^ Dan,^ Jonathan,3
Nathaniel, 2 Thomas i) was born in Boston, Mass., June 30, 1832, and married
in Bangor, Me., September 16, 1857, Elizabeth, daughter of Benjamin Furber
of Winslow, j\Ie., where she was born January 5, 1835. She is a member of the
Congregational Church, has a dark complexion, black eyes, and is five feet, three
inches in height. ■Mr. Chaffee has a dark complexion, hazel eyes, and is five feet,
five inches in height. He is a farmer, and in 1887 lived in Winslow.

Children, born in Winslow:

5141 i Samuel H.^ Chaffee, born November 18, 1858; married in Oakland, Me.,

December 24, 1885, Etta Belle, daughter of Joseph E. Sturte-
vant; she was born in Oakland, June 24, 1865, and is a member
of the Baptist Church; she has a light complexion, hazel eyes
and is five feet, six inches in height; he has a dark compexion,
hazel eves, and is five feet, eight inches in height; is a farmer.

5142 ii AVilliam E.^Chaffee, born November 21, 1861; died May 17, 1862.
+ 5143 iii Mary Elizabeth Chaffee, born March 7, 1863; married Charles W.

Pond.
5144 iv Benjamin F. Chaffee, born October 17, 1870; has a dark complexion,
hazel eyes, and is five feet, eight inches in height.

3024 Oscar Samuels Chaffee (Samuel,^ Winiam,6 William,5 Dan,4 Jonathan, 3
Nathaniel, 2 Thomas i) was born in Vassalboro, Me., August 17, 1838, and married
in Charlestown, Mass., August 31, 1865, Ellen Theodocia, daughter of Oliver



EIGHTH GENERATION 463

Taylor Knight of that place. She was a teacher before her marriage and is pos-
sessed of uncommon intellectual ability.

Mr. Chaffee left home when about eighteen years of age to study dentistry
with his brother-in-law, Doctor Ira A. Salmon, in Boston, Mass. He later gave
up this profession and returned to Vassalboro to relieve his father of the responsi-
bility of his farm, and in 1887 was living in North Vassalboro. He has a dark



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 61 of 91)