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Re: Any info on ALPHA CHAFFEE, JR, NY,1800
Posted by: Jo Date: March 14, 1999 at 16:05:59
In Reply to: Re: Any info on ALPHA CHAFFEE, JR, NY,1800 by Sandy Underwood of 1205


So we have settled into a family: Warren Chaffee's. I have already given you information on Warren Chaffee and his wives. The following are his children:

Page#283 The Chaffee Genealogy by William Chaffee 1909

*Children, by first wife, the first six born in Roxbury, the last three in Brasher:

1..Esther Chaffee born November 30, 1828; married Nelson Burnap; had a daughter and three or four sons; residence 1891 Franklin County, NY

2...Erastus Chaffee, born March 23, 1831; died in Iowa; married Charlotte Conger, and had five or six children, who were living in Goldfield, Ia., in 1891

3...Sarah Chaffee, born April 19, 1833; married Denison A. Flint; had a daughter and two sons, one of whom died before 1891; residence, 1891, Brasher.

4...Mariette Chaffee, born April 18, 1836; married Hiram M. Pierce had two sons and two daughters; all living in Moira, NY in 1891.

5...Orcelia Steel Chaffee, born March 31, 1838; married Franklin A. Flint, and had a daughter; residence 1891, Lawrence, NY

6...Henry Warren Chaffee, born May 14, 1841; died August 20, 1848.

7...John Nelson Chaffee, born June 15, 1844 Celia L. Flint.

8...Zeno Eliott Chaffee, born May 10, 1846; married Louise Hart; had a son and daughter; residence Lawrence in 1891

Warren's Parents were:

Josiah Chaffee & Silenda Gould page 156

Josiah Chaffee was born in rehoboth, Ma., July 12, 1766, and died in North Larence, NY., May 24, 1856. He married in Williamstown, VT., in 1792, Silenda Gould of Westminister, VT., born May 11, 1770, died in Roxbury, VT., March 23, 1838, and was buried there. She was a member of the Baptist Church.

Josiah Chaffee's great Aunt, Miriam Chaffee (42), died in 1787, leaving him all her property. July 12, 1791, he bought land in Williamstown. April 14, 1792, Josiah Chaffee, :yeoman" of Cumberland, RI sold to Braddock Chaffee, "yeoman" of Rehoboth, two acres of land in that place adjoining the home land of said Braddock, for L10, 10s. On April 16th of the same year he sold to Amos Reed of Rehoboth, one-half acres of land in that palce for L2,12s. November 15, 1794, he bought one hundred acres more in Williamstown, where he was living at the time of his marriage. He was elected a Hayward of Williamstown, March 3, 1795. He afterward lived in Roxbury and in Stockhom, NY

Josiah Chaffee fought in the War of 1812. He had a fair complexion, blue eyes was five feet, ten inches in height and of a jovial disposition. He was a basket maker by trade and was a member of the Universalist Church.


Anson Chaffee, born 3, July 1795; married Eunice Flint.

Amy Chaffee, born August 12 1796; married Daniel Flint.

Parmelia Chaffee, born August 7, 1798; died in Roxbury in 1817; married Joel Richardson

Warren Chaffee -

Emily Chaffee, born February 10, 1805 married William Ditty.

Oliver Chaffee, born September 9, 1806 married Abigail (Flint) Chaffee

Joel Chaffee born Mrs. Abigail (Flint) Chaffee

John Chaffee, born September 1, 1812; married (1) Lucy Flint; (2) Lucy E. Hardy.

Your heritage from there is as follows:

Page 93

William Chaffee & Catherine Thomas, daughter of John Thomas.
William b) Rehoboth, Ma Aug 15, 1737 and died abt 1821 Married March 19, 1761 in Rehoboth.

****He was in the Rev. War. & if you can prove it, you can join the Daughters of the American Revolution.

"Chaffee, William. Private, Capt. Joseph Franklin's Co., Col. Thomas Carpenter's regt; marched from Rehoboth to Bristol, on the alarm at Rhode Island of Dec. 8,. 1778; service 16 days" (Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution.)"
**More info on him

Next generation:

Dan Chaffee & Mary Robinson son of John Robinson
Dan b) Feb 6, 1710-11 and died probably in the autumn of 1796. He married in Rehoboth, November 9, 1736, Mary. She died before December 101790, as her husband's will of that date, she is not mentioned.

He had eight children.

**There is more on him
*****He is the brother to my ancestor Nathaniel Chaffe.

Next Generation: Page 33

Johnathan Chaffee & Hannah Carpenter daughter of William and Miriam (Searles) Carpenter.

Jonathan born April 7, 1678 and died December 31, 1766. Hannah was born April 10, 1684(85), and in 1767 was appointed executrix of her husband's estate.

They had twelve children .

I have to run now, however, I will try to get more of this information to you, as I can. Most of your heritage comes out of Rehoboth, Bristol Cnty, MA. Enjoy!

Please E-mail me, if I forget to get back to you


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