US Civil War Soldiers flag   Cornelius  CHAFFEE

  (b. 24 September 1839 Ledyard, New York, USA   d. 13 December 1863 Ohio, USA )  

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Cornelius CHAFFEE was born 24 September 1839 in Ledyard, New York, USA . Cornelius CHAFFEE was the child of Hiram CHAFFEE and

Cornelius was a soldier in the U.S. Civil War.

He married  Sarah Elizabeth SALISBURY 5 March 1860 in Ledyard, New York, USA .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Sarah Elizabeth SALISBURY  was born 9 December 1843 in Ledyard, New York, USA (Aurora).  She died 8 November 1874 in Ledyard, New York, USA (Aurora).  She was the daughter of Lewis B SALISBURY and Sally Anne (Sarah) TOFFET.

Cornelius CHAFFEE died 13 December 1863 in Ohio, USA.

Born in the village of Aurora.

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July 7, 1898 - U.S. annexes Hawaii by an act of Congress.

Ledyard, New York, USA (Aurora)
1848 Aurora, NY

Ledyard, New York, USA (Aurora)
Morgan's Store, Aurora, NY. George W. Salisbury...

Ledyard, New York, USA (Aurora)
Dining Hall, Wells College - Aurora, New York

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Cornelius CHAFFEE married flag  Sarah Elizabeth SALISBURY-- Date: 5 March 1860 Place: Ledyard, New York, USA
Sarah Elizabeth SALISBURY was the daughter of Lewis B SALISBURY and Sally Anne (Sarah) TOFFET

Married in the village of Aurora.


flag  Lewis Hiram CHAFFEE (b.16 April 1861, Ledyard, New York, USA   d. 22 April 1937, Tiffin, Ohio, USA)
m. Ella C SMITH 17 May 1882

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Cornelius CHAFFEE
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24 September 1839
Ledyard, New York, USA (Aurora)

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USA 1846 - April 25 – Mexican–American War: Open conflict begins over border disputes of Texas' boundaries.
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USA 1848 - January 24 – California Gold Rush: James W. Marshall finds gold at Sutter's Mill, in Coloma, California.
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USA 1848 - February 2 - Mexican–American War formally ends with signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, ceding virtually all of what becomes the Southwestern United States to the U.S. - February 2, 1848

1850 Ledyard, Cayuga, New York

name: Cornelius Chaffey
residence: Ledyard, Cayuga, New York
age: 10 years
calculated birth...

USA 1851 - June 5 - Uncle Tom's Cabin Appeared in Serial Form
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USA 1853 - Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations
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USA 1854 - July - Republican Party formed for abolition of slavery.
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1855 Ledyard, Cayuga, New York

name: Cornealus Chaffee
event: Census
event date: 1855
event place: Ledyard, Cayuga, New...

1860 Marriage / Partner
Cornelius CHAFFEE and Sarah Elizabeth SALISBURY 5 March 1860, Ledyard, New York, USA (Aurora)

1860 Ohio

name: Cornelius Chaffee
residence: , Seneca, Ohio
ward: Scipio Township
age: 20 years
estimated ...

USA 1860 - Civil War - On December 20, 1860, a little over a month after Abraham Lincoln had been elected President, South Carolina seceded from the Union. Six more states followed by the spring of 1861. education/ history/ civil-war-overview/ triggerevents.html - December 20, 1860

USA 1861 - January 21 – American Civil War: Jefferson Davis resigns from the United States Senate.
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USA 1861 - February 8 – American Civil War: The Confederate States of America are formed, comprising the first six break-away States - February 8, 1861

USA 1861 - Start of U.S. Civil War - April 12, 1861 - Confederate forces fire upon Fort Sumter.
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1861 Birth of Child
Lewis Hiram CHAFFEE was born 16 April 1861, Ledyard, New York, USA (Aurora)
USA 1861 - April 20 - American Civil War: Robert E. Lee resigns his commission in the United States Army in order to command the forces of the state of Virginia. - April 20, 1861

USA 1861 - October 26 – The Pony Express announces its closure.
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USA 1861 - November 6 - Jefferson Davis Elected President of the Confederate States of America
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1863 Death

Ohio Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997
name: Cornelius Chaffee
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Died in the village of Republic, Seneca, Ohio.

Cornelius is buried at: Farewell Retreat Cemetery Republic Seneca County Ohio, USA
Birth: Sep. 24, 1839
Death: Dec. 13, 1863

Civil War Veteran
Private in Company K, 49th Ohio Infantry

Family links:
Hiram Chaffee (1812 - 1894)
Maria B Wilkinson Chaffee (1810 - 1894)

Farewell Retreat Cemetery
Seneca County
Ohio, USA


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