Lucy Adaline Chaffee

1808–1885 (Age 77)
Sturbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Lucy Adaline

When Lucy Adaline Chaffee was born on 14 May 1808, in Sturbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, William Chaffee Sr., was 21 and her mother, Rachel Rice, was 26. She married James Cady Chaffee on 28 January 1827, in Genesee, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Kinsman, Trumbull, Ohio, United States in 1850. She died on 11 May 1885, in Champaign, Champaign, Illinois, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Ludlow Cemetery, Ludlow Township, Champaign, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lucy Adaline Chaffee
1808–1885
James Cady Chaffee
1804–1882
Marriage: 28 January 1827
Rev. James Franklin Chaffee
1827–1911
Ambrose Lucrates Chaffee
1829–1856
Charles William Chaffee
1831–1832
Rev. Francis Marion Chaffee
1833–1904
Ruby Adaline Chaffee
1835–1901
William Neverson Chaffee
1837–1912
Mary Alzina Chaffee
1839–1906
Albertus Belknap Chaffee
1841–1920
Catherine Jane "Kate" Chaffee
1843–1920
Rachel Maria Chaffee
1847–1923
Caroline Amelia Chaffee
1850–1851
Henry Marion Chaffee
1855–
Allie R. Chaffee
1869–
Arthur D. Chaffee
1873–1880
Henry Chaffee
1878–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
28 January 1827
Genesee, New York, United States
children

(15)

+10 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • William Chaffee Sr.

    Male1786–1846Male

  • Rachel Rice

    Female1781–1855Female

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1810 · Change of capital city

Age 2

Zanesville becomes the new state capital.
1812

Age 4

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 22

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

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

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Lucy A Chaffee in household of James C Chaffee, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lucy Chaffee in entry for Rachel Giddings, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"
  • Lucy Chaffee in entry for A B Chaffee, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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