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Amos Wells Chaffee of Tioga Co., PA
Posted by: Steve Schrader Date: July 27, 2001 at 21:41:44
In Reply to: Re: Minnesota branchs- No Rot Found- by Bea Daggett of 1204

Sorry, no John Calvin Chaffee connection that I could find. Here is Amos's father and family:

445 William 6 Chaffee (Noah,5 Nathaniel,4 Jonathan,3 Nathaniel,2 Thomas 1) was born in Woodstock, Conn Oct 8, 1782, and died about 1814. He married Lucy Vose and moved to Penn from Conn about 1805. He was a farmer.
1209 i William Banfield Chafee, born May 22, 1807; married (1) Betsy Ellis, (2) Jane Carnes. He was a shoemaker. Died West Liberty, Pa., April 10, 1856.
              2910               i Wells Chafee, born Oct 9, 1831; died, Jan 12, 1834.
              2911               ii Laura Chafee, b/d 1834.
              2912              iii Reuben Harry Chafee, b Pa., June 17, 1835; married Sarah J. McQuiston; only son, John Harry Chafee, b 1866.
              2913              iv John Ellis Chafee, b Pa., June 7, 1838; m Juliana Flora Smith of Pine Creek, Pa. : Sons, Frank, George, and Walter.
1210 ii Amos Wells 7 Chaffee (see below)
1211 iii Laura Chaffee, born Luzerne Co., Pa.; married Thomas Kenyon of Oswayo, Pa.
       1210              ii Amos Wells 7 Chaffee, born in Luzerne County, Pa., October 6, 1810, and married in Tioga County, Pa., September 28, 1834 (?), Bethiah Christiana Babcock, daughter of Simeon Babcock of New York state. She died October 17, 1883, and was buried in Wisconsin. She was a member of the Seventh Day Advent Church, as is Mr. Chaffee, he having joined at the age of fifty-six. He is a farmer, has lived in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and, in 1893, was living in Byron, Minn. He has a light complexion, and is five feet, ten inches in height.
                            Children, born in Tioga County, Pa.:
              2917 i Minerva Chaffee, born June 25, 1835; married Albert Sawyer; residence, Cat Head, Pa.
              2918 ii Malinda Chaffee, born July 27, 1837; married Charles Shaw; resi­dence, 1893, Rock Creek, Minn.
              2919 iii Simeon G. Chaffee, born July 12, 1839; died in Pennsylvania, in infancy.
              2920 iv Oliver Nelson Chaffee, born in Gaines, Pa., July 27,1840; married there, in May, 1862, Sarah Angeline, daughter of Ira Surdam of Sunderlinville, Pa. Oliver fought in the civil war, enlisting in the Union Army in Addison, NY, and serving 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, brown eyes, and is 5 feet, ten inches in height. He owns land in Hector, Pa., and in 1893 lived in Sunderlinville, where he was a farmer.
                            5072 i Fred Chaffee, born Jan 3, 1864, died Jan 27, 1882.
                            5073 ii Nellie F. Chaffee, born Dec 29, 1866; died Feb 3, 1882.
                            5074 iii Nora J. Chaffee, born Jan 3, 1869; a teacher in the Sunderlinville public school in 1893.
                            5075 iv Eugene N. Chaffee, born Feb 16, 1875; died Jan 18, 1882.       

              2921 v Almeron W. Chaffee, born July 9, 1843; died about 1878; married A. Fermon, who died before 1893.
              2922 vi William Edgar Chaffee, born July 17, 1845; married in 1893, A. Green; residence, 1893, Fort Ridgely, Minn.
       2923 vii Laura Lucretia Chaffee, born August 30, 1847; died (?). She married in Rochester, Minn, Oct 18, 1866, Elisha Winslow Sloan, born Hardwick, Mass., Mar 18, 1837. In 1893 he was living in Rush City, Minn. She was buried in Fort Ridgeley, Minn.
                            5076 i Thera Alma Sloan, born Aug 25 (23?), 1867; married B. G. Turner of Little Falls, Minn.
                            5077 ii Ayra Nancy Sloan, born Mar 23 (25?), 1869.
                            5078 iii Julia May Sloan, born in Cascade, May 1, 1870.
                            5079 iv Amos Willard Sloan, born in Rochester, May 13, 1872
                            5080 v Laura R. Sloan, born Feb 26, 1877.
                            5081 vi Nellie L. Sloan, born April 19, 1880.

              2924 viii Guy S. Chaffee, born May 31, 1849; married C. Cummings; residence, 1893, Fort Ridgely.
               2925 ix Hiram Sawyer Chaffee, born April 30, 1851; married in Byron, Minn, Feb 16, 1873, Fanny, dau of Thomas Cummings of New York State. In 1873 he lived in Kalmar, Minn, and in 1893 in Byron, where he was a farmer.
                            5082 i Raymond Chaffee, born Feb 28, 1874. Son Orville had a dau Vivienne who had a dau Patricia Dougherty who married a Warren. (Hi, Pat!)
                            5083 ii Bessie Chaffee, born May 14, 1877.
                            5084 iii Vernon Chaffee, born May 26, 1879.
                            5085 iv Ina Chaffee, born Sept 26, 1884.
                            5086 v Ida Chaffee, born June 9, 1886.
                            5087 vi Ella Chaffee, born June 28, 1891.
                            5088 vii A child born Aug 10, 1893.

              2926        x Abbie Jane Chaffee, born April 5, 1853; died in Minnesota, in 1865.
              2927 xi Christina B. Chaffee, born April 2, 1855; married H. Hendricks; residence, 1893, Pine City, Minn., or Byron.
              2928 xii Curtis M. Chaffee, born December 29, 1857; married Ella Shurl; residence, 1893, Eunice, Minn.
              2929 xiii Mary Eliza Chaffee, born April 1, 1860; died in 1861.
              2930 xiv Sarah Ida Chaffee, a twin, born April 1, 1860; died April 2, 1861.


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