Arthur Franklin Chaffee

22 August 1848–11 August 1931 (Age 83)
Berkshire, Franklin, Vermont, United States

The Life of Arthur Franklin

When Arthur Franklin Chaffee was born on 22 August 1848, in Berkshire, Franklin, Vermont, United States, his father, Samuel Luther Chaffee, was 35 and his mother, Ursula Selenda Janes, was 30. He married Mary Priscilla McClarty on 7 June 1871, in Berkshire, Franklin, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Rutland Town, Rutland, Vermont, United States in 1920. He died on 11 August 1931, in Vermont, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Berkshire, Franklin, Vermont, United States.

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Arthur Franklin Chaffee
Mary Priscilla McClarty
Marriage: 7 June 1871
Jennie Louise Chaffee

Spouse and Children

7 June 1871
Berkshire, Franklin, Vermont, United States


    Jennie Louise Chaffee


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World Events (8)


Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1864 · St. Albans Raid

Age 16

St. Albans Raid took place on October 19, 1864. It was a Confederate raid from Canada into Union territory. Confederate soldiers that were in Canada raided the town of St. Albans killed one person and robbed three banks.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 22

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): descriptive nickname from a derivative of Old French chauf ‘bald’ (Latin calvus). Compare Cave .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Arthur Chafee in household of Samuel S Chafee, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Arthur Chaffee in household of Samuel Chaffee, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Arthur F Chaffee, "United States Census, 1920"

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