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Identifier: historyofrobertc1913chaf
Title: History of Robert Chaffin and his descendants, and of the other Chaffins in America
Year: 1913 (1910s)
Authors: Chaffin, William L. (William Ladd), b. 1837
Subjects: Chaffin family Chaffin, Robert, ca. 1695-1744
Publisher: New York : F.H. Hitchcock
Contributing Library: Boston Public Library
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1 mo.,24 days including travel at the northward; marched to Benning-ton, Stillwater, and there joined the main army and was at Bur-goynes surrender; roll dated Leominster. He was also a Fatigueman under Capt. Henry Wilson three months at Castle Williamand Governors Island. He enlisted June 25, 1778, in Capt. Benj.Edgells Co. and again Capt. Eli Jacksons Co., Col. John JacobsRegt., and was also on a muster roll dated Freetown, Sept. 13,1778, the enlistment to expire on Jan. 1, 1779. He was on a Listof men to reinforce the Continental Army for six months, age18, stature 5 feet, 9 inches, complexion light, residence Ashburn-ham, Mass.; arrived in Springfield July 1, 1780, and marched tocamp the next day; discharged Dec. 14, 1780. It was duringthis period of service that he was one of the guards of Maj.Andre. Later than this David was on a List of men for six monthsservice ; passed muster in a return dated Camp Totaway, Oct.25, 1780. Even at this time, after three years of service, he had

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( pUBLiCi ANNA CHAFFIN LEWIS .^ THIRD GENERATION 49 barely reached the age of 19 years, being born Oct. 7, 1761, aRevokitionary service reflecting great credit to him. David appears to have been living in Ashburnham, Mass., dur-ing the period of his Revolutionary service, but about 1781 hemoved to Claremont, N. H. He m. 1st, Aug. 23, 1787, Lucy Rice,b. May 22, 1765; d. Jan. 24, 1822, in Claremont; dau. of Silasand Copia Broughton. Children: i. Lucy, b. July 2, 1790; d. May 25, 1806. 65 ii. John, b. Jan., 1792; d. Dec. 5, 1864. iii. David, b. probably 1794; d. before 1830; went to N. Y. State and d. unm.iv. Polly, b. Aug. 27, 1796; d. July 5, 1812.V. Eunice, b. 1798; d. Oct. 6, 1844^; unm. David, Sr., m. 2d, Sept. 16, 1824, Mrs. Sally (Davis) Allen, b.1774; d. July 13, 1831. 26 LEVI (Timothy 6), b. May 24, 1765; d. March 16, 1812, inClaremont, N. H.; m. Nov. 13, 1790, Chloe Tolman, b. 1767; d.Feb. 10, 1851. At the time of his death his residence was Cornish,N. H. Children, born in Clar

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