"John Chaffee was born Stafford, Ct, 3 Sept. 1778, and died in Rochester,VT. 14 March 1856.He married in Athens, VT., 22 March 1801, Sally, daughter of John Evans of that place.She died 9, Nov. 1852, and was buried in Rochester. John Chaffee was a farmer, surveyor and teacher.He had a light omplexion, blue eyes, and was six feet in heiht.In 1801 he was living in Athens, where in 1805 he held the office of Lister and in 1806 and 1807 that of Selectman." This taken from the Chaffe Genealogy. This is the 2nd time I've found your messages r/t my family.Email me and let's compare notes.