Samuel Russel CHAFEE

Samuel Russel CHAFEE

Male 1844 - 1934  (89 years)

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  • Name Samuel Russel CHAFEE 
    Born 7 Jul 1844  Bristol, RI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1934  CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 10 Aug 1934  North Burial Ground, Bristol, RI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I00153  Sorensen-Remington Family Tree
    Last Modified 7 Aug 2018 

    Father George Tew Barker CHAFEE,   b. 27 May 1816, Bristol, Bristol Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1891, Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Harriet Newell AUSTIN,   b. 1822, North Kingstown, Washington Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1856, Bristol, Bristol Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 18 Mar 1839  Bristol, Bristol Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • This information was found in the Bristol town records, p. 43 of the old marriage listings. I have a photocopy.
      It is also listed in James N. Arnold's Index of Vital Records for Bristol (a tan library-bound book).
    Family ID F00113  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Laura Anne MUNROE,   b. Abt 16 Mar 1844, Bristol, Bristol; Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1911, Bristol, Bristol Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Married 24 Apr 1867  Bristol, Bristol Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • According to "The Monroe Book," by Joan S. Guilford, Samuel & Laura were married at State Street Methodist Episcopal Church of Bristol. This is also recorded as such in James N. Arnold's "Vital Record of RI," Bristol Church Marriage Records. It is also in the Bristol town records, book of Marriages 1850 - 1902, p. 70.

      Guilford's book has Laura in the section titled "Unconnected Monroes."
    Children 
     1. Raymond Russell (one) Chafee,   b. 11 Feb 1868, Bristol, Bristol Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1878  (Age 9 years)
     2. Samuel Austin Chafee,   b. 8 Feb 1870, Bristol, Bristol Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1927  (Age 56 years)
     3. Eva Williams Chafee,   b. 10 May 1872, Bristol, Bristol Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1878  (Age 5 years)
     4. Frank Paine CHAFEE,   b. 4 Jan 1874, Bristol, Bristol Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1955, Jacumba, San Diego Co., CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     5. Harriet "Hattie" Brownell Chafee,   b. 1 Mar 1878, Bristol, Bristol Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1 Jan 1920  (Age > 42 years)
     6. Lena Matilda Chafee,   b. 15 Aug 1880, Bristol, Bristol Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1957, Santa Monica, Los Angeles Co., CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     7. Cora Raymond Chafee,   b. 6 Apr 1883, Bristol, Bristol Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1969, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     8. William "Willie" Clark Chafee,   b. 12 Jun 1885, Bristol, Bristol Co., RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1919  (Age 33 years)
     9. Raymond Russell (two) Chafee,   b. 1 Feb 1887, Bristol, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1888  (Age 0 years)
     10. Stephen Chafee,   b. 1 Feb 1887, Bristol, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1887
    Last Modified 7 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F00107  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos

    My 2x-great-grandparents, Sam and Laura.


    Chafee four-generations: Laura (Chafee) Remington with Norman, Frank Paine Chafee, and Samuel Russel Chafee.



  • Notes 
    • In the 1870 Federal Census, Samuel R. Chaffee, 25, is a bootmaker, living at Bristol, RI. His wife, Laura A., is age 26. They have two young sons, Raymond & Samuel.

      In the 1880 Federal Census, the family is living at Middletown, CT, where Samuel is a saloon keeper -- probably at the Chafee Hotel.

      In 1900, Samuel & Laura are living on Congregational St. in Bristol, RI, age 54, with three of their children -- Lena, Cora, & William. They have been married 34 years, according to the census figures. Samuel is a cutter in the rubber mill.

      In 1910 Samuel & Laura are both age 65, still living on Congregational St., and have been married 42 years, according to census data.

      In the 1930 Federal Census, Samuel is a widower, age 86, living in Bristol, Lincoln Co., ME, with his married daughter Cora Martin and family.

      According to the gravestone inscription, Samuel was in Co. G Second Regt. RI Vols. The gravestone has been photographed.

  • Sources 
    1. [S012424] Gravestone inscription.

    2. [S013063] Bristol Town Records, Vol. 4, p. 34.

    3. [S013283] Bristol Marriages 1850 - 1902, p. 70.