Matilda Selinda Chaffee

Female8 October 1840–

Brief Life History of Matilda Selinda

When Matilda Selinda Chaffee was born on 8 October 1840, in Berkshire, Franklin, Vermont, United States, her father, Samuel Luther Chaffee, was 28 and her mother, Ursula Selenda Janes, was 22. She married Charles Smith Moulton on 24 December 1867, in Berkshire, Franklin, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Newport, Orleans, Vermont, United States in 1910.

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Charles Smith Moulton
Matilda Selinda Chaffee
Marriage: 24 December 1867
Netta Bell Moulton

Sources (21)

  • Martha Chafee in household of Samuel S Chafee, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Matilda Selinda Chaffee, "Vermont, Births and Christenings, 1765-1908"
  • Matilda S Chaffee, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 December 1867Berkshire, Franklin, Vermont, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 6

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    1864 · St. Albans Raid

    Age 24

    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.

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 32

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

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

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

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