Searching for ancestors of William A Chauncey/Chancey b.c1840 Harpers Ferry WV.He lived inBoston c1860 and settled in Washington DC after the Civil War where he married Laura Vinton Prather of Prince Georges Co MD in Feb 1864. He died in DC 1910.
Their children were Minnie (m. Dr William Fowler), William L (m.Ida Ourison), Harriet, J Paul, Laura Gertrude (m.Frederick Proctor), & Edwin L.
William had three cousins in the DC area who were siblings: John Simpson Chauncey of DC m.Emilie > dauLillie & Ida V Emy Chauncey m.Thomas H. Harper of Vienna VA > son Vance, dau m._ Hodgkins Lydia Chauncey of DC d.1877 m.Charles F Holbrook > son Charles, dau m._ Jackson
I have very old notes in pencil made by William & Laura's daughter, Laura Gertrude [my grandmother]
John Chauncey b1798 m.Amelia B[utler?] Goodrich 3 sons> Henry, John, William