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Edith Chandler Bales
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Birth: Jan. 26, 1823
Wayne County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jun. 17, 1904
Richland
Keokuk County
Iowa, USA

Edith Chandler was the child of Joseph Chandler and Anna Jessop. Her siblings were Lucy (1813), Charles Thomas (1815), Levi (1816), William (1817), Jacob (1819), John (1821), Harvey (1826), Preston (1828), Sarah (1830) and Henderson (1832).

She married Jonathan L. Bales in 1838 and had children: Levi J. (1840), Eliza Jane (1843), Sarah Ann (1849), Cynthia A. (1852), Elizabeth M. (1855), Mary Lena (1858), Zillin (1859) and Martha Rosella (1861).

Her husband was a Union Soldier in the Civil War. While he was in the Army, she underwent all the hardships of a soldier's widow at that time, working and caring for a large family and farm as her only living son, Levi Jessup Bales, was also in the Army (enlisting as a Private on 18 Jan 1862, Company A, 15th Inf Reg, IA. Promosted to Full Corporal on 5 Jan 1865. Mustered Out on 24 Jul 1865).

She was a life-long member of the Friend's Church.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Anna Jessup Chandler (1794 - 1833)
 
 Spouse:
  Jonathan L. Bales (1816 - 1889)
 
 Children:
  Levi( Levy) Jessup Bales (1840 - 1909)*
  Eliza Jane Bales Byers (1843 - 1933)*
  Sarah Ann Bales Pixley (1849 - 1922)*
  Mary Lena Bales Fuller (1858 - 1939)*
  Martha Rozella Bales Hays (1860 - 1945)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lucy Chandler Barker (1813 - 1888)*
  Levi Chandler (1816 - 1874)*
  Jacob Chandler (1819 - 1892)*
  Edith Chandler Bales (1823 - 1904)
  Henderson Chandler (1832 - 1833)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Methodist Cemetery
Richland
Keokuk County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Carole Rambo Holt
Record added: Jan 11, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 32852581
Edith <i>Chandler</i> Bales
Added by: Carole Rambo Holt
 
Edith <i>Chandler</i> Bales
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Added by: Richard K Thompson
 
 
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Wife of 4th cousin 4 times removed. R.I.P. (marker shows died at age 86)
- Larry & Helen in Ok.
 Added: Jan. 9, 2014
May you rest in peace my dear great grand aunt.
- Patty Wimpsett Killion
 Added: Mar. 9, 2011
 
 
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