William H. Chaffin

1891–1896 (Age 5)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of William H.

When William H. Chaffin was born in 1891, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Stanley Chaffin, was 30 and his mother, Mary Vanhoose, was 26. He died on 22 October 1896, at the age of 5.

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Family Time Line

Stanley Chaffin
1861–1934
Mary Vanhoose
1865–1951
Joe Chaffin
1883–
Lou Ella Chaffin
1886–1907
George Washington Chaffin
1888–1944
William H. Chaffin
1891–1896
Joel " Poppy" Chaffin
1893–1963
James Walter Chaffin
1897–1966
Wallace " Red" Chaffin
1900–1955
Fred Chaffin
1903–1955
Stella Olive Chaffin
1905–1972
Elizabeth "Betsy" Chaffin
1908–1969
Augustus Edward Chaffin
1911–1976

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World Events (2)

1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 1

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): descriptive nickname for a bald man, from Middle English chaffin, a diminutive of Old French chauf ‘bald’ (Latin calvus).

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

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