Ida Alberta Chesley

27 January 1858–2 November 1954 (Age 96)
Barnstead, Belknap, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Ida Alberta

When Ida Alberta Chesley was born on 27 January 1858, in Barnstead, Belknap, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Jefferson Chelsey, was 51 and her mother, Irene Hussey, was 43. She married John Henry Varney on 26 June 1883, in New Durham, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in New Hampshire, United States in 1870. She died on 2 November 1954, in Barnstead, Belknap, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Riverview Cemetery, Barnstead, Belknap, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Henry Varney
1851–1936
Ida Alberta Chesley
1858–1954
Marriage: 26 June 1883
John Chesley Varney
1894–1979

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 June 1883
New Durham, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    Jefferson Chelsey

    Male1806–1883Male

    Irene Hussey

    Female1814–1884Female

siblings

(6)

    Orrin F Chesley

    Male1835–1907Male

    Charles Lewis Chesley

    Male1838–1907Male

    Electa A Chesley

    Female1844–1907Female

    Sophronia Jane Chesley

    Female1847–1877Female

    Mary A Chesley

    Female1854–1916Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1863

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 5

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.
1886

Age 28

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from a place in Kent named Chesley, from the Old English personal name Cæcca + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’.2 Possibly an Americanized form of German Schüssler ( see Schuessler ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ida A Chesley in household of Jefferson Chesley, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Idda A Chesley in household of Jefferson Chesley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Ida A Vamey in household of John H Vamey, "United States Census, 1910"

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