|Birth: ||Nov., 1849|
Fond du Lac County
|Death: ||Sep. 16, 1929|
HISTORY OF MOWER COUNTY, 1911
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 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 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.
Created by: K. Pike
Record added: Sep 19, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11782984
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