Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Chaffees in:
 • Lansing Cemetery
 • Lansing
 • Mower County
 • Minnesota
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
John Ethel Chaffee
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Nov., 1849
Fond du Lac County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Sep. 16, 1929
Mower County
Minnesota, USA


John E. Chaffee, the genial proprietor of the hotel at Lansing village, was born in Lamartine township, Fond du Lac county, Wisconsin, in November, 1849, son of Palmer Stone [Ithamar Stowe Chaffee]and Eliza (Hall) Chaffee.
Ten years ago he came to the picturesque village of Lansing, and has since successfully conducted an excellent hotel. The place is homelike and pleasant, and guests are sure of a cordial welcome and a good meal.
Mr. Chaffee married Jessie Bassett, daughter of John and Olive (Jackson) Bassett, and they have six children: Guy, Nettie, Maude, Ray, Roy and Reed.
Guy lives in Freeborn county; Nettie married George S. LaBarr and they have one child, Clinton; Maude married Lee O. Thompson; Ray married Hulda Hale and they have one child, John. Roy married Nellie Vaughan, and they have one child.

Palmer Stone Chaffee [Ithamar Stowe Chaffee] was born in Berkshire township, Vermont, in 1827, the youngest of seven children.
He married Eliza Hall. He came west in 1849, located in Lamartine, Fond du Lac county, Wisconsin, and lived there until the spring of 1851, when he went to Newton township, where he ended his days, in 1877. His wife died in 1894. They were the parents of three children: Julius, John E. and Ella L. Julius died in 1860 and Ella L., the wife of J.S. Sweeney, died at Freeport, Illinois.
Family links: 
  Ithamar Stowe Chaffee (1827 - 1877)
  Julius Luther Chaffee (1848 - 1860)*
  John Ethel Chaffee (1849 - 1929)
*Calculated relationship
Lansing Cemetery
Mower County
Minnesota, USA
Created by: K. Pike
Record added: Sep 19, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11782984
John Ethel Chaffee
Added by: K. Pike
John Ethel Chaffee
Added by: K. Pike
John Ethel Chaffee
Cemetery Photo
Added by: K. Pike
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- Kathy McConnell
 Added: Nov. 3, 2009

- K. Pike
 Added: Apr. 20, 2008

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service