George L. CHAFFEE, b. 1854, is listed on the 1880 Eagle, Waukesha Co., WI census with wife Delia and son Harley age 3.A second son, Earl, was born there on 08 May 1881.
In 1883 George L. CHAFFEE purchased three parcels of land in Lodi, Columbia Co., WI.In 1890 he purchased the Lodi Valley Cheese Factory. He left Lodi about 1895 after divorcing Delia and went to So. Dakota.
George was born in Michigan in 1854.His parents Rufus CHAFFEE and Charlotte Doty were married 1851 in Geauga Co., Ohio.
My CHAFFEEs were in WI for a very short time.George married into the AYER family who lived there for many years.