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William Edward Chattaway, Sr
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Birth: Jan. 18, 1870
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Death: 1930
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA

William Edward Chattaway, Sr., age 47, of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, died about 1919. He was born on January 18, 1870 to George Thurland Chattaway and Mary Ann Brown in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York. He married Edith L. in 1890 and they had five children: William Edward, Jr., 1898; Harold, 1897; Martha, 1893; Mable, 1892; and Alice, 1904.

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, New York, Friday, October 17, 1919
W. E. Chattaway Dies of Ptomaine Poison
Ate Fish That He Bought Already Fried in a Fish Store. Cornetist and Band Leader.

William E. Chattaway, 47 years old, of 315 Meeker Avenue, Greenpoint, died on Friday of ptomaine poisoning and cerebral meningitis Mr. Chattaway went to a fish store near his home a few days ago and bought and ate some fish that was fried on the premises. He complained at the time that the fish did not taste right, but ate it, nevertheless. A few hours afterward he developed ptomaine poisoning, with severe stomach pains, which was followed later by cerebral meningitis. Mr Chattaway was born in Greenpoint, the son of the late George T. Chattaway, and had lived there all his lifetime. He was engaged in business as a master truckman and also, with his brother Roland, in the manufacture of clothesline pulleys.

Mr. Chattaway was for many years a cornetist in the old 13th Regt. Band, under the leadership of Prof. Mygrant and was himself bandmaster of bands that he furnished for picnics and other festivities. He was a Bible Class Teacher in the German Emanuel Reformed Church on Graham Avenue and was a member of the South Second Street M. E. Church.

The Rev. Dr. William Hamilton, a former pastor and now pastor of the Second Place M. E. church will conduct the funeral services at Mr. Chattaways late home on Sunday afternoon, at 2:00 p. m., and the internment will be at Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Mr. Chattaway is survived by three daughters, Mrs Michael Clements, Mrs. William Reed, and Miss Alice E. Chattaway; a son, Harold Chattaway, formerly of the A. E. F., in France; his mother Mrs. Mary A. Chattaway; a sister, Miss Martha Chattaway, and three brothers Jonathan A., a retired New York City Fireman and George T., both of Roosevelt, L. I. City, and Roland E. Chattaway of the New York City Police Force.
Family links: 
  George Thurland Chattaway (1842 - 1889)
  Mary Ann Brown Chattaway (1847 - 1925)
  Edwin P. Chattaway (1863 - 1915)*
  Jonathan Allen Chattaway (1865 - 1946)*
  Sarah Ida Chattaway Taylor (1868 - 1899)*
  William Edward Chattaway (1870 - 1930)
  George Thomas Chattaway (1872 - 1941)*
  George Thomas Chattaway (1872 - 1941)*
  Roland Ewer Chattaway (1878 - 1947)*
  Martha W. Chattaway West (1879 - 1960)*
  Florence Chattaway (1888 - 1888)*
*Calculated relationship
Body lost or destroyed
Specifically: The cemetery is Mount Olivet Cemetery
Created by: Shirley Amberman Guenett...
Record added: Jul 02, 2013
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