Starting Sept. 30, 2014, Genealogy.com will be making a big change. GenForum message boards, Family Tree Maker homepages, and the most popular articles will be preserved in a read-only format, while several other features will no longer be available, including member subscriptions and the Shop.
 
Learn more


Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: Surnames: Chauncey Family Genealogy Forum

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

Re: Mabel A Chauncey, additional info
Posted by: Belinda (ID *****9206) Date: November 04, 2006 at 18:26:38
In Reply to: Mabel A Chauncey, born abt 1873 in Maine by Belinda Donnell of 257

I found some additional information in York County, Maine Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol 3 page 2353

In the South Side Road Cemetery rest the remains of:

PATCH, George W 3-Sep-1809-5 Dec 1896
Elizabeth wife of George Patch 24 Sep 1816 -
30 July 1902
Patch, Charles H 1839-1928
Lucy A, wife of Charles 1837-1922
Sarah A, dau of George and Elizabeth PATCH
died 24 Oct 1874

1874 is also the year of the birth of Sarah W CHAUNCEY who is listed as living with her PATCH grandparents in 1880.
Could Sarah A not only be the mother of Sarah and Mable Chauncey, but also have died from complications of childbirth?

The mystery is that if Sarah is the mother of the Chauncey girls, (I have found no other female PATCH, from George W's family) why was she buried as a PATCH and not a CHAUNCEY?

Was she not married when she gave birth to the daughters?
If she were divorced, would she have kept her maiden name?
If she were married, wouldn't her grave say she was a CHAUNCEY?

There a lot of speculation but no proof yet on the Chauncey link.

Blin


Notify Administrator about this message?
Followups:

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

http://genforum.genealogy.com/chauncey/messages/208.html
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network