Delos Chafa


Brief Life History 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
Julia Alvira Warriner
Delano Chafa
Fidelia Chafa
Melissa Chafa
Mary M Chafa
Levi Alonzo Chafa
George Washington Chafa
Addis Chafa
Alis E Chafa
Delos Chafa
Delain L Chafa

Sources (1)

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

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Siblings (10)

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World Events (3)


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

Some characteristic forenames: Arabic/Muslim Gazi, Ibrahim, Izzat, Karim, Nabih, Siham, Walid.

Arabic (Lebanon): French-influenced variant of Shaya . It is found among both Muslims and Christians.

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

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