|Birth: ||Nov. 5, 1799|
|Death: ||Apr. 16, 1869|
69 yrs, 5 mos.
buried between his two wives:
Electa L and Julia R Commings
Additional information has been supplied by:
Elijah Chaffee, b. Nov. 5, 1799, (prob) Clarendon, Vermont. d. April 16, 1869, South Stukely, Quebec. He was the son of Comfort Chaffee and Lucy Stow. He married March 24, 1822 at Fletcher, Vermont, 1) Electa L. Rood, b. Sept. 24, 1800, Fletcher, Vermont. d. Sep 25, 1824, Berkshire, Franklin, Vermont. She was the daughter of Briggs Rood, a Revolutionary War soldier. He married Dec. 23, 1824, Berkshire, Vt. 2) Julia Robigne Comings, she was born Nov. 17, 1803, Berkshire, Franklin, Vermont. d. Sept. 16, 1884, South Stukely, Quebec. She was the daughter of Samuel Comings and Lydia Marsh.
Elijah bought land from his father in deeds dated June 11, 1822 and August 26, 1826. "Elijah Chaffee later removed to West Berkshire village, and for many years conducted the grist mill on the falls there. He resided in Berkshire the larger part of his life, but his last years were passed with his daughter, Mrs. Jenne, at South Stukely, Quebec."
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. 25-26.
Comfort Chaffee (1756 - 1828)
Lucy Stow Chaffee (1758 - 1845)
Electa L Rood Chaffee (1800 - 1824)
Julia Robigne Commings Chaffee (1803 - 1884)
Lydia M. Chaffee Hurlbut (1830 - 1870)*
Reuben Chaffee (1785 - 1842)*
Jasper Chaffee (1789 - 1867)*
Comfort Chaffee (1792 - 1813)*
Nathaniel Chaffee (1793 - 1821)*
Warren Chaffee (1794 - 1867)*
John Chaffee (1796 - 1883)*
Elijah Chaffee (1799 - 1869)
Aaron Stowe Chaffee (1802 - 1887)*
West Berkshire Cemetery
Created by: Barb Destromp
Record added: Jun 07, 2007
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