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Ezra Julius Chaffee, Jr
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Birth: Aug. 25, 1777
Death: Jan. 4, 1862

Ezra Chaffee, Jr., was born in Connecticut in 1777, and was reared from his sixth to his twenty-first year in Vermont. At the end of this period, or in 1798, he removed to New York, to make it his future home. He bought a tract of land on the Mile Strip in the town of Smithfield, and was among the earliest settlers of that town, and one of its most valuable citizens. He married Miss Fannie Shipman, who was born in Newark, N.J., and died on her husband's farm in Smithfield. She was a daughter of David and Lydia (Combs) Shipman, and a niece of Moses N. Combs, a prominent citizen of Newark, N. J. Mr. Shipman was a soldier of the Revolution, a prosperous man, and died at the ripe old age of eighty-eight years. Ezra Chaffee, Jr., and his wife began life on a portion of the old homestead in Smithfield, where they resided for many years. They were the parents of ten children, five sons and five daughters, one son dying in infancy. The family afterward removed to Peterboro, where two of the daughters continued to reside after the death of their parents. All the children are now deceased. Fanny died August 26, 1860, and Ezra died in Peterboro in the year 1862. They were regular attendants at and supporters of the Presbyterian church at Peterboro, and both are now sleeping in the cemetery at that place.
Family links: 
  Ezra Julius Chaffee (1742 - 1815)
  Jerusha Hurlburt Chaffee (1741 - 1822)
  Fanny Shipman Chaffee (1783 - 1860)*
  Mary Chaffee (1802 - 1872)*
  Abial E. Chaffee (1804 - 1870)*
  Jerusha Chaffee Farmer (1806 - 1876)*
  Ursula Chaffee Howard (1808 - 1838)*
  David S. Chaffee (1811 - 1850)*
  Newell Moses Chaffee (1818 - 1906)*
  Caroline K. Chaffee (1821 - 1885)*
  William P. Chaffee (1829 - 1855)*
  Alfred Chaffee (1765 - 1835)*
  David Chaffee (1765 - 1835)*
  Charles Chaffee (1767 - 1826)*
  Rufus Chaffee (1769 - 1857)*
  Lydia Chaffee Oaks (1771 - 1852)*
  Jerusha Chaffee Evans (1773 - 1856)*
  Ezra Julius Chaffee (1777 - 1862)
  Abigail Chaffee Kent (1779 - 1813)*
  Olive Chaffee Ames (1781 - 1849)*
  Prudence Chaffee Cottrell (1782 - 1843)*
  Mary Chaffee Davis (1782 - 1833)*
  Armilla Chaffee Willard (1784 - 1864)*
  Azubah Chaffee Chaffee (1787 - 1858)*
*Calculated relationship
Peterboro Cemetery
Madison County
New York, USA
Created by: Andrew L.
Record added: Jan 22, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24105483
Ezra Julius Chaffee, Jr
Added by: Andrew L.
Ezra Julius Chaffee, Jr
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