Chester Philip Remington, Jr.

Chester Philip Remington, Jr.

Male 1926 - 2001  (74 years)

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  • Name Chester Philip Remington 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 15 Oct 1926  Coventry, Kent Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 Jul 2001  Marblehead, Essex Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I00079  Sorensen-Remington Family Tree
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2018 

    Father Chester Philip REMINGTON, Sr.,   b. 10 Feb 1894, Anthony Village, Coventry, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1948, Providence, Providence Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Mother Laura Russel CHAFEE,   b. 28 Apr 1899, Bristol, Bristol Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1975, Natick, Middlesex Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 28 Apr 1917  Coventry, Kent Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • They were married on Laura's eighteenth birthday. Chester was 23.
    Family ID F00024  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ruth H. Burlingame,   b. 16 Nov 1927, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 2001, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married Abt 1948  Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Clifford Allen "Peter" Remington,   b. 29 Jan 1949  (Age 69 years)
    Last Modified 7 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F00848  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Lillian Eva Bennett,   b. 13 Jun 1918, Riverside, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 2002, Marblehead, Essex Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 26 Apr 1958  Old South Church, Boston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Lisa Nisbet Remington,   b. 5 May 1959, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     2. David Clarke Remington,   b. 13 Jun 1962, Boston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
    Last Modified 7 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F00023  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos

    Back row: Raymond, Chester Sr., Norman; middle: Russel, Elliott, Chester; Richard in front; Easter 1934.

    Remington boys 1937 -- Raymond, Russel, Elliot, Chester, and Richard

    Raymond, Russel, Chet, and Richard

    Chet on the farm, October 1941

    Remington family 1942

    Chester Sr. and Chester Jr., 1943

    Chet Jr. and his Mom

    Chet and Raymond c1945




    Chet and Lillian, 1958

    Remington brothers with mom -- 1970





    Aunts, uncles, and cousins at summer 1984 reunion; front l-r: Chet & Lillian, Edna & Norman, Jackie, Ray & Fran, Althea & Richard; back row cousins l-r: Elizabeth, Derek, Keith, Rich, Lois.



  • Notes 
    • He enlisted in the US Navy 11 Aug 1944 and was released 6 June 1946.

      US Navy World War II Muster Rolls list Chester's service number as 205 78 76.

      His rating was S1c (Seaman 1st class) on some of the ship USS Anacosta's muster rolls, for example: quarter ending 1 Oct 1945; month ending 1 Mar 1946, sailing from Okinawa to Pearl Harbor.

      On other muster rolls of the same ship, his rating was S2c (Seaman 2nd class): 25 Feb 1945, 31 Mar 1945, and 27 Apr 1945 sailing from San Pedro, CA.

      Report of changes for period ending 19 June 1946 USS Saginaw Bay: Chester P. Remington, rating at date of last report: Cox (Coxswain).

      Coxswain: works with canvas and handles boats; knows signaling.

  • Sources 
    1. [S012488] Coventry Town Records.