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Robert M CHAFFIN

Male 1798 - 1862  (63 years)


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  • Name Robert M CHAFFIN 
    Birth 26 Sep 1797  [1, 2
    Born 25 Sep 1798  , Washington, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Census 1840  , Greene, MO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1850  , Greene, MO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1860  , Webster, MO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 19 Jul 1862  , Webster, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Buried , Webster, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    • Clifton Cem
    Person ID I1247  Boyd / Villines Genealogy
    Last Modified 3 Jun 2018 

    Father Robert CHAFFIN,   b. 20 Mar 1768,   d. 27 Jul 1833, , Lawrence, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Amelia NICHOLS,   b. 15 Jan 1768 
    Family ID F2436  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Caroline LAYTON,   d. Abt 1840, ,, MO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married ,, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Margaret Melvirah CHAFFIN,   b. 22 Dec 1827, ,, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1893  (Age 65 years)  []
     2. Jefferson Perry CHAFFIN,   b. 24 Sep 1830, ,, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1898, , Webster, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)  []
     3. Mary Jane CHAFFIN,   b. 27 Jan 1832, ,, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 May 1895  (Age 63 years)  []
     4. Amelia Ann CHAFFIN,   b. Mar 1833, ,, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Mar 1884, , Webster, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years)  []
     5. Robert Murry CHAFFIN,   b. 29 Dec 1833, ,, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Aug 1860, , Webster, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)  []
     6. Caroline Adalaide CHAFFIN,   b. 1835, ,, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1900  (Age 65 years)  []
     7. Sarah Regina CHAFFIN,   b. 13 Apr 1837, ,, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1917, , Webster, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  []
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F546  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah Louise CLIFTON,   b. 11 Oct 1813, , Franklin, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1890  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 30 May 1840  , Webster, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Rebecca Josephine CHAFFIN,   b. 22 Aug 1842, , Webster, MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1843, , Webster, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)  []
     2. Asineth D CHAFFIN,   b. 28 May 1843, , Webster, MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Jan 1924, , Santa Clara, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  []
     3. John Allen CHAFFIN,   b. 01 Nov 1846, , Webster, MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1857, , Webster, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 10 years)  []
     4. James Nathan CHAFFIN,   b. 9 May 1849, , Webster, MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1936, , Kings, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     5. Louisa Josephine CHAFFIN,   b. 28 Sep 1851, , Webster, MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1879  (Age 27 years)  []
     6. Elizabeth Evaline CHAFFIN,   b. 26 Sep 1854,   d. 04 Feb 1904  (Age 49 years)  []
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F566  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1840 Greene Co MO Census - page 290
      Chaffin, Robert
      males 2 5-10 females 2 <5
      1 40-50 1 5-10
      2 10-15
      1 in agriculture 1 20-30

      1850 Greene Co MO Census - taken 04 Dec
      Dallas Twp, page 367 line 2 1784 / 1784
      Chaffin, Robert 53 VA
      Sarah L 37 NC
      Jefferson P 20 TN
      Amelia 18 TN
      Robert M 17 TN
      Caroline A 15 TN
      Sarah R 13 TN
      Cenith D 8 MO
      John A 4 MO
      James N 2 MO

      1850 Greene Co MO Ag Census - taken 04 Dec
      Dallas Twp, Dist 134 page 363
      Chaffin, Robert
      80 acres of land, improved
      28 acres of land, unimproved
      1000 cash value of farm
      150 value of implements and machinery
      8 horses
      4 milch cows
      14 working oxen
      6 other cattle
      40 sheep
      50 swine
      800 value of livestock
      170 bushels of wheat
      1000 bushels of indian corn
      500 bushels of oats
      80 pounds of wool
      5 bushels of peas & beans
      40 bushels of irish potatos
      10 bushels of sweet potatos
      20 value of orchard produce
      300 pounds of butter
      150 pounds of beeswax
      125 value of homemade mfg
      100 value of animals slaughtered

      1860 Webster Co MO Census - taken 23 Jun
      Dallas Twp, Marshfield PO, page 26 / 724 line 28 164 / 164
      Chaffin, Robert 62 VA farmer
      Sarah L 46 NC
      Asenth D 18 MO female
      James N 10 MO
      Sarah L 7 MO
      Elizabeth E 3 MO
      Boab Birdwell 20 TN farm laborer

      Inventory of estate - Webster Co Probate Records, Vol A pages 534, 536, 537, 545
      08 Oct 1862 - states that Robert Chaffin died intestate. Appoints JPChaffin admin.

      p 536 lists the inventory
      real estate:
      lot #8 NE fractional ? of sec 5 in twp 29 range 18 containing 61.33 acres
      E 1/2 of lot 7 of NE ? of sec 5 twp 29 range 18 containing 40 acres
      part lot #7 NW f? of sec 5 twp 29 range 18 containing 7 acres and 60 poles
      W 1/2 lot 7 NE ? sec 5 twp 29 range 18 containing 40 acres
      SE ? of SE ?, NW ? of SE ? sec 27 twp 30 range 18 containing 80 acres

      personal property:
      1 samel mare, 3 claybank mares, 1samel horse, 1 mouse colored horse,
      1 gray filley, 1 bay filley, 5 mules, 2 yearling colts, 1 sucking colt,
      5 cows and calves, 1 bull, 9 yearling calves, 1 dry cow,
      25 head of sheep, 1 steer, one set of smith tools, 1 two horse wagon,
      1 one horse wagon & geer, 1old wagon, one set h?, 1 drowing? knife,
      1 sound? sieve, 2 old bridles, 1 ?towel, 1 clock, 1 horse collar,
      1 crowbar, 1straw cutter, 1 wheat fan, 1box old irons, 2 grindstones,
      1 lot old ?, 1 pair ? and 2 single trees, 2 log chains, 1 dung shovel, 1 matlock,
      1 pitchfork, 1 eliptic? spring, 1 mowing scythe, 1 iron av?, 2 ox yolks, 1 old ox,
      1 chopping ax, 1 pig for butchering, 2 pair plow gloves, 1 mans saddle,
      1 foot A?, 1 hand saw, 1 floot?, 3 aug?s, 2 plows, 2 frows?, 2 kegs white lead,
      1 pair ?

      cash on hand $270.50
      one note Jacob Andrews for $25 due 01 Jan 1855 with 6% interest
      interest now due $10.25
      one note on E. M?chon $45
      interest now due $6.87
      total cash #357.62

      Green County Records Abstract of Circuit Court Records Books
      1840-1845
      p273 Robert Chaffin was empaneled as Grand Juror 14 Nov 1842

  • Sources 
    1. [S188] Chaffin Family Bible, (Location: http://home.lorettotel.net/~lcarchives/chaffingreshambible.htm;), unverified.

    2. [S240] Family Bible Records, Wayne Co, TN, Wayne County Historical Society, (Name: Turner Publishing Co; Location: Paducah, KY; Date: 2002;), pg 34; cites original publication Wayne County Historian Vol 1, No 2, June 1988, pg 79.

    3. [S198] Early Settlers of Webster Co, MO, Gorman, Nettie, (Date: 1988;), p 22, cites original Marshfield Mail, 04 May 1905.

    4. [S258] History and Families of Webster County, MO, Webster County Historical Society, (Date: 1999;), pg 434; cites original Webster County Historical Society Journal #8.

    5. [S116] tombstone.

    6. [S199] Webster County, MO Cemetery Inscriptions, Cunningham, Mary Bean, (Date: 1982;), Book 3, p 89.

    7. [S237] Webster County, MO Obituaries Vol 1 from the Marshfield Chronicle, Gorman, Nettie, pg 6.