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Washington Chaffee
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Birth: Aug. 12, 1815
Franklin County
Vermont, USA
Death: Apr. 10, 1881
Franklin County
Vermont, USA

Chaffee lot

Large stone:
Washington Chaffee

side 1
(also her own stone to the right of large stone)
Rachel Brice wife of Washington Chaffee)

side 2
Pruella Janes wife of Washington Chaffee
Additional information has been supplied by:
Jim Monical
Plymouth, Minnesota

Washington Chaffee b. Aug 12, 1815, Berkshire, Franklin, Vt. d. April 10, 1881, Berkshire, Franklin, Vt. He was the son of Reuben Chaffee and Sally Danforth. He married 1) Sept 8, 1836 by Rev. Peter Chase , Rachel Brice, b. Jan 25, 1813, Shrewsbury, Vermont. d. Sept. 1, 1864, Berkshire, Franklin, Vermont. She was the daughter of Alexander Brice and Lucy Wilber.

He m. 2) Jan 19, 1865 at St. Armands, Quebec, Canada, by the Rev. Arnold L. Arms, Pruella Janes, b. Feb 9, 1830, St. Armands, Quebec, Canada . She was the daughter of Isaac Janes and Zoa Ayer. She was a widow and had married 1st ? Silloway (no date given). She married 3) Charles Maynard and resided at Bakersfield, Vermont. The Chaffee genealogy gives no date of death for Pruella.

"Mr. Chaffee was a farmer and always resided at Berkshire. He owned a farm in the northern part of the town, and a little east of where his father and brother lived. He was familiarly known as Deacon Chaffee, being a deacon in the Baptist Church. For twenty years he was a constable in Berkshire."

Ref: Almer Judson Elliot: The Berkshire, Vermont, Chaffees and their descendants, 1801-1911 : a short biography of Comfort Chaffee and his wife, Lucy Stow, early settlers of Berkshire, with a full record of their descendants for six generations, and also an account of the ancestry of Comfort and Lucy (Stow) Chaffee in nearly all lines to the immigrant ancestor, and in some lines to generations living in England, Richford, Vt.: Gilpin Print. Co., 1951, pp. 27-28.
Family links: 
  Reuben Chaffee (1785 - 1842)
  Sally Danforth Chaffee (1793 - 1873)
  Rachel Brice Chaffee (1813 - 1864)
  Pruella Janes Maynard (1830 - 1912)
  Hanson Chaffee (1838 - 1907)*
  Harry Chaffee (1838 - 1913)*
  Samuel Luther Chaffee (1812 - 1882)*
  Washington Chaffee (1815 - 1881)
  Jane Chaffee Armstrong (1818 - 1847)*
  Albert Chaffee (1820 - 1888)*
  William Henry Chaffee (1824 - 1842)*
*Calculated relationship
West Berkshire Cemetery
West Berkshire
Franklin County
Vermont, USA
Created by: Barb Destromp
Record added: Jun 07, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19756658
Washington Chaffee
Added by: Bob Chaffee
Washington Chaffee
Added by: Bob Chaffee
Washington Chaffee
Added by: Barb Destromp
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