Delos Chafa

1848–Male
Lorraine, Jefferson, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Delos

When Delos Chafa was born in 1848, in Lorraine, Jefferson, New York, United States, his father, Isaac W Chafa, was 44 and his mother, Julia Alvira Warriner, was 36.

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Family Time Line

Isaac W Chafa
1804–1873
Julia Alvira Warriner
1812–1878
Delano Chafa
1831–1874
Fidelia Chafa
1832–
Melissa Chafa
1834–
Mary M Chafa
1838–
Levi Alonzo Chafa
1840–1925
George Washington Chafa
1843–1890
Addis Chafa
1846–1905
Alis E Chafa
1846–
Delos Chafa
1848–
Delain L Chafa
1854–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1863
Age 15
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
Age 15
The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York
Age 69
Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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

Sources (1)

  • Dilos Chafa in household of Isaac Chafa, "United States Census, 1850"

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