Hi cousin Susan, The parents of Reuben were Comfort Chaffee the son of Nathaniel Chaffee.Comfort married in Grafton, Mass., Sept 25, 1781, Mrs. Lucy (Stowe) Hoyt, widow opf KR. Hoyt and daughter of David Stowe of Grafton.Comfort served in the Revolutionary War. Nathanielwas born in Rehoboth, MA. Oct 6, 1735.He married on Oct 15 , 1755, Ruth Mansfield who died jAN 3, 1760. He then married July 17, 1760, Susanna, daughter of Daniel Carpenter.Son Comfort was a child of the first marriage. Nathaniel was the son of Nathaniel and Rebecca Mason.He was born in Rehoboth, Dec 12, 1734 and died there June 12, 1759. The last Nathaniel was born in Rehoboth April 7, 1678 to Jonathan and Hannah, daughter of William and Miriam(Searles) Carpenter. Jonathan was the son of Nathaniel asnd Experience, the daughter of Jonathan and Miriam (Harmon) Bliss.Nathaniel was the oldest of two sons of Thomas Chafe, the emigrant.