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  (b. abt. 1850 Chester, Massachusetts, USA   d. 22 November 1896 Agawam, Massachusetts, USA )  

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James A CHAFFEE was born abt. 1850 in Chester, Massachusetts, USA

James A CHAFFEE was the child of ?   and   ?

James A CHAFFEE died 22 November 1896 in Agawam, Massachusetts, USA .

Occupation: Stage Driver

Father: Andrew J. Chaffee
Mother: Caroline Phelps

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Chester, Massachusetts, USA
Riverside Inn, Chester, Mass.

Originally built as a two-story house in 1850, it was initially occupied by Chester Railway station master E.D. Cook, who was once accused and tried for selling intoxicating beverages at the train station. Smith-Lee said Cook was acquitted after one of his patrons testified that, although the beverages were indeed served, they did not intoxicate him.

The building was purchased in 1881 by William R. White, who added a third story and opened it as White’s Hotel. Documentation from a Chester train wreck in 1893 talks about wounded passengers being treated at the hotel.

In 1904, new management assumed control and renamed it the Riverside Inn, which had the longest tenure in its colorful history, including surviving the great flood of 1927...

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death1896 Death
22 November 1896
Agawam, Massachusetts, USA (Feeding Hills)
Name: James A. Chaffee
Gender: Male
Burial Date:
Burial Place: East Longmeadow
Death Date: 22 Nov 1896
Death Place: Feeding Hills
Age: 46
Birth Date: 1850
Birth Place: Chester
Occupation: Stage Driver
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name:
Father's Name: Andrew J. Chaffee
Father's Birthplace: Conn
Mother's Name: Caroline Phelps
Mother's Birthplace: Chester
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B07552-0
System Origin: Massachusetts-EASy
GS Film number: 2028187
Reference ID: it9 v2 p17 n57

"Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910," database, FamilySearch (https:/ / ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:FC9G-T4C : 10 December 2014), James A. Chaffee, 22 Nov 1896; citing Feeding Hills, reference it9 v2 p17 n57; FHL microfilm 2,028,187."

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