Mary Priscilla McClarty

4 June 1855–6 April 1946 (Age 90)
Pike River, Missisquoi, Quebec, Canada

The Life of Mary Priscilla

When Mary Priscilla McClarty was born on 4 June 1855, in Pike River, Missisquoi, Quebec, Canada, her father, William McClarty, was 34 and her mother, Fanny Malinda Searle, was 35. She married Arthur Franklin Chaffee on 7 June 1871, in Berkshire, Franklin, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Berkshire, Franklin, Vermont, United States in 1880 and Enosburg Falls, Enosburg, Franklin, Vermont, United States in 1900. She died on 6 April 1946, in St. Johnsbury, Caledonia, Vermont, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Berkshire, Franklin, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

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


Parents and Siblings

    William McClarty


    Fanny Malinda Searle




World Events (8)


Age 8

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

Age 9

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.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 26

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant of McLafferty .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary P Chaffee, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary P Chaffee in household of Fanny M Mc Carty, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary P. Mccarty in entry for Myron Blair and Jennie Louisa Chaffee, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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