Moses Blakely

M, b. 13 December 1678, d. 18 February 1760

Parents:

Father*: John Potter Blakeslee b. 1654, d. 12 Mar 1712
Mother*: Grace Ventrus b. 1652, d. b 21 Dec 1722

Family:

Sarah Benton b. 28 Sep 1685, d. 2 Jun 1756

Children:

Jesse Blakesley+ b. 30 Mar 1710, d. 5 Jul 1772
Aaron Blakely+ b. bt 18 Feb 1717 - 18 Feb 1718, d. 1790
John Borland Blakeslee+ b. 15 Dec 1723, d. 22 Feb 1776
Mary Blakely b. 29 Jan 1725, d. 1800

Sarah Benton

F, b. 28 September 1685, d. 2 June 1756
  • Married Name: As of 1701,her married name was Blakely.

Parents:

Family:

Moses Blakely b. 13 Dec 1678, d. 18 Feb 1760

Children:

Jesse Blakesley+ b. 30 Mar 1710, d. 5 Jul 1772
Aaron Blakely+ b. bt 18 Feb 1717 - 18 Feb 1718, d. 1790
John Borland Blakeslee+ b. 15 Dec 1723, d. 22 Feb 1776
Mary Blakely b. 29 Jan 1725, d. 1800

John Potter Blakeslee

M, b. 1654, d. 12 March 1712
  • Will*: He left a will.

Parents:

Father*: Samuel Blakeslee b. 1624, d. 17 May 1672
Mother*: Hannah Potter b. 1633, d. 7 Nov 1723

Family:

Grace Ventrus b. 1652, d. b 21 Dec 1722

Children:

John Blakeslee b. 15 Jul 1676, d. 30 Apr 1742
Moses Blakely+ b. 13 Dec 1678, d. 18 Feb 1760
Anna Blakeslee b. 6 Aug 1681, d. 2 Jun 1741
Mary Blakeslee b. 15 May 1683, d. 23 Jan 1762
Samuel Blakeslee b. 1684, d. 9 Dec 1688

Grace Ventrus

F, b. 1652, d. before 21 December 1722

Parents:

Father*: Moses Ventrus
Mother*: Mary Graves

Family 1:

John Potter Blakeslee b. 1654, d. 12 Mar 1712

Children:

John Blakeslee b. 15 Jul 1676, d. 30 Apr 1742
Moses Blakely+ b. 13 Dec 1678, d. 18 Feb 1760
Anna Blakeslee b. 6 Aug 1681, d. 2 Jun 1741
Mary Blakeslee b. 15 May 1683, d. 23 Jan 1762
Samuel Blakeslee b. 1684, d. 9 Dec 1688

Family 2:

John Doolittle

Children:

Samuel Doolittle b. 4 Feb 1685, d. 1734
Benjamin Doolittle b. 10 Jul 1695, d. 9 Jan 1748

Samuel Blakeslee

M, b. 1624, d. 17 May 1672

Family:

Hannah Potter b. 1633, d. 7 Nov 1723

Children:

John Potter Blakeslee+ b. 1654, d. 12 Mar 1712
Moses Blakeslee b. 13 Dec 1655
Mary Blakeslee b. 2 Nov 1659
Samuel Blakeslee+ b. 8 Apr 1662, d. 15 Oct 1732
Ebenezer Blakeslee+ b. 17 Jul 1664, d. 24 Sep 1735
Hannah Blakeslee b. 22 May 1666

Hannah Potter

F, b. 1633, d. 7 November 1723
  • (Witness) Emigration: She emigrated with John Potter in 1635.

Parents:

Father*: John Potter d. 1643
Mother*: Elizabeth Wood

Family 1:

Samuel Blakeslee b. 1624, d. 17 May 1672

Children:

John Potter Blakeslee+ b. 1654, d. 12 Mar 1712
Moses Blakeslee b. 13 Dec 1655
Mary Blakeslee b. 2 Nov 1659
Samuel Blakeslee+ b. 8 Apr 1662, d. 15 Oct 1732
Ebenezer Blakeslee+ b. 17 Jul 1664, d. 24 Sep 1735
Hannah Blakeslee b. 22 May 1666

Family 2:

Gideon Andrews

M

Family:

Lydia Johnson

F

Family:

Samuel Benton

M

Family:

Sarah Chatterton

Child:

Sarah Benton+ b. 28 Sep 1685, d. 2 Jun 1756

Sarah Chatterton

F

Family:

Samuel Benton

Child:

Sarah Benton+ b. 28 Sep 1685, d. 2 Jun 1756

Moses Ventrus

M

Family:

Mary Graves

Child:

Grace Ventrus+ b. 1652, d. b 21 Dec 1722

Mary Graves

F
  • Note*: Mary Graves Graves Genealogy 168 http://www.gravesfa.org/gen168.htm.
  • (Witness) Emigration: She emigrated with Thomas Graves in 1629.
  • Married Name: As of 14 January 1647,her married name was Ventrus.

Parents:

Father*: Thomas Graves b. 1585, d. Nov 1662
Mother*: Sarah Whiting d. 17 Dec 1666

Family:

Moses Ventrus

Child:

Grace Ventrus+ b. 1652, d. b 21 Dec 1722

Mary Ann Shaff

F, b. 19 April 1843, d. 22 December 1910
  • (Witness) Census: She appeared on the census of 19 September 1850 in the household of Heman Blakely Shaff at Camanche, Clinton County, Iowa.
  • Married Name: As of 14 November 1867,her married name was Wolfe.
  • (Witness) Census: Mary Ann Shaff appeared on the census of 21 June 1900 in the household of John W. Wolfe at Eden, Clinton County, Iowa.
  • Obituary*: An obituary appeared in the after 22 December 1910 Iowa.

Parents:

Father*: Heman Blakely Shaff b. 12 Mar 1817, d. 20 May 1904
Mother*: Mary A. Russell b. 26 Apr 1816, d. 1 Jun 1856

Family:

John W. Wolfe b. 26 Nov 1841, d. Feb 1905

Children:

Charles A. Wolfe b. 1868, d. 1960
Henry Wolfe b. 1871, d. 1873
Lydia E. Wolfe+ b. 19 Sep 1875, d. 18 Aug 1918
Luella S. Wolfe+ b. Aug 1877

Emeline R. Shaff

F, b. 14 November 1845, d. 16 April 1893

Parents:

Father*: Heman Blakely Shaff b. 12 Mar 1817, d. 20 May 1904
Mother*: Mary A. Russell b. 26 Apr 1816, d. 1 Jun 1856

Family:

John J. Vanderveer b. 24 Jul 1844, d. 19 Jul 1894

Children:

John Heman Shaff

M, b. 4 September 1851, d. 19 May 1916

Parents:

Father*: Heman Blakely Shaff b. 12 Mar 1817, d. 20 May 1904
Mother*: Mary A. Russell b. 26 Apr 1816, d. 1 Jun 1856

Family:

Jane "Jennie" Drips b. 8 Aug 1855, d. 22 Jan 1949

Children:

Mary Russell Shaff+ b. 14 Jun 1874, d. Mar 1954
Robert Joseph Shaff b. 29 Jul 1877, d. 11 Jan 1886
John Ostrander "Jay" Shaff+ b. 6 Jan 1885, d. 1 Dec 1969
Heman Drips Shaff+ b. 21 Jan 1889, d. 24 Oct 1979
Walter Arden Shaff b. 10 Aug 1894, d. 29 Mar 1900

Jane "Jennie" Drips

F, b. 8 August 1855, d. 22 January 1949
  • PARENTS*: She was the child of Hannah Hawkins & Joseph Henry Drips.
  • (Witness) Census: She appeared on the census of 8 June 1900 in the household of John Heman Shaff at Camanche, Clinton County, Iowa.
  • (Witness) Note: Jane "Jennie" Drips was a witness (an unknown value) with John Heman Shaff on 28 September 1909 at Washington.

Family:

John Heman Shaff b. 4 Sep 1851, d. 19 May 1916

Children:

Mary Russell Shaff+ b. 14 Jun 1874, d. Mar 1954
Robert Joseph Shaff b. 29 Jul 1877, d. 11 Jan 1886
John Ostrander "Jay" Shaff+ b. 6 Jan 1885, d. 1 Dec 1969
Heman Drips Shaff+ b. 21 Jan 1889, d. 24 Oct 1979
Walter Arden Shaff b. 10 Aug 1894, d. 29 Mar 1900

Mary Russell Shaff

F, b. 14 June 1874, d. March 1954
  • Note*: She moved to California.

Parents:

Father*: John Heman Shaff b. 4 Sep 1851, d. 19 May 1916
Mother*: Jane "Jennie" Drips b. 8 Aug 1855, d. 22 Jan 1949

Family:

Robert Hatton Adams

Children:

Chester Shaff Adams b. 25 Oct 1896, d. 13 May 1978
Baby Girl Adams (Twin) b. 1899, d. 1899
Baby Girl Adams (Twin) b. 1899, d. 1899
Alice Marie Adams b. 14 Oct 1901
Robert Hatton Adams Jr. b. 18 Sep 1903, d. 1961
John Shaff Adams b. 19 May 1910

Robert Joseph Shaff

M, b. 29 July 1877, d. 11 January 1886

Parents:

Father*: John Heman Shaff b. 4 Sep 1851, d. 19 May 1916
Mother*: Jane "Jennie" Drips b. 8 Aug 1855, d. 22 Jan 1949

John Ostrander "Jay" Shaff

M, b. 6 January 1885, d. 1 December 1969
  • Occupation*: He was farming & dairy business, specializing in Holstein cattle.
    operated grain elevators at Shaffton, Princeton & McCausland. President of
    Citizens Saving bank, Low Moor IA and director of City National Bank in Clinton
    IA (1927-1928 Bio of State Senators p. 234). Director of First National Bank.
  • Education*: He was educated Iowa State College graduate and University of Wisconsin.
  • (Witness) Census: He appeared on the census of 8 June 1900 in the household of John Heman Shaff at Camanche, Clinton County, Iowa.
  • (Surviving Spouse) Obituary: John Ostrander "Jay" Shaff survived his wife (Gladys Melick) and was listed in her obituary as residing in (obituary dated on 16 December 1918.)
  • Note*: John Ostrander "Jay" Shaff Senator from the 22nd District, Clinton Co. (1927-28); Member of the house in 37th general assembly; Member of the senate in the 40th, 40th extra and 41st sessions.

    J.O. Shaff
    Senator rom the twenty-second district, Clinton county. Born January 6, 1885, at Shaffton, Iowa; graduate of Iowa State college and University of Wisconsin; married Gladys Melick, 1908, since deceased; married Evelyn Lillie Purcell July, 1921; member of the house in thirty-seventh general assembly; member of the senate in fortieth, forthieth extra and forty-first sessions. Is engaged in farming and the dairy business, specializing in Holstein cattle; operates grain elevators at Shaffton, Princeton and McCausland. President Citizens Saving bank, Low Moor, Iowa, and director City National Bank, Clinton, Iowa. Actively interested in republican politics for the past twelve years.
    Iowa Official Register 1927-1928 - Biographies of State Senators, pg 234
    http://iagenweb.org/boards/clinton/biographies/index.cgi?review=42397 in 1927 at Clinton County, Iowa.

Parents:

Father*: John Heman Shaff b. 4 Sep 1851, d. 19 May 1916
Mother*: Jane "Jennie" Drips b. 8 Aug 1855, d. 22 Jan 1949

Family 1:

Gladys Melick b. 10 Mar 1887, d. 15 Dec 1918

Children:

Roger John Shaff+ b. 19 Nov 1910, d. 4 Jun 2004
Jay Melick Shaff+ b. 4 Aug 1913, d. 25 Nov 2014
Jeanne Marguerite Shaff+ b. 23 Apr 1918, d. 2014

Family 2:

Evelyn Lillie Purcell b. 9 Sep 1894, d. 1 Feb 1972

Children:

James Heman Shaff b. 18 Apr 1922, d. 29 Jan 2020
David Ostrander Shaff+ b. 18 Feb 1924, d. 14 Sep 2011
Gertrude Evelyn "Lynn" Shaff+ b. 13 Jul 1927, d. 1993

Heman Drips Shaff

M, b. 21 January 1889, d. 24 October 1979

Parents:

Father*: John Heman Shaff b. 4 Sep 1851, d. 19 May 1916
Mother*: Jane "Jennie" Drips b. 8 Aug 1855, d. 22 Jan 1949

Family:

Esther Peterson b. 26 Aug 1890, d. 21 May 1983

Child:

Paul Heman Shaff+ b. 14 Dec 1919, d. 13 Nov 2011

Walter Arden Shaff

M, b. 10 August 1894, d. 29 March 1900

Parents:

Father*: John Heman Shaff b. 4 Sep 1851, d. 19 May 1916
Mother*: Jane "Jennie" Drips b. 8 Aug 1855, d. 22 Jan 1949

Charles Whiting Shaff

M, b. 6 July 1855, d. 22 June 1933

Parents:

Father*: Joseph Whiting Shaff b. 1822, d. 8 Apr 1880
Mother*: Betsey Matilda Scott b. 1832, d. 4 May 1911

Family:

Mary Serena Poe b. 14 Mar 1863, d. 7 Dec 1936

Child:

Teresa Louise "Louise" Shaff+ b. 10 Apr 1891, d. 30 Jul 1983

Walter Douglas Shaff

M, b. 16 March 1864, d. 26 March 1924

Parents:

Father*: Joseph Whiting Shaff b. 1822, d. 8 Apr 1880
Mother*: Betsey Matilda Scott b. 1832, d. 4 May 1911

Mary Serena Poe

F, b. 14 March 1863, d. 7 December 1936
  • Note*: She !Burial-Cemetery Records for Lewiston. Listed middle name as Serena.
    Came to Lewiston at age 12 via stage (per obituary)
    1900 Census-West Lewiston, Nez Perce, ID (ED 87 SH 6B L 75) Listed as R.M.
    1910 Census-Lewiston, Nez Perce, ID (ED 224 SH 9B L51) Listed as Mary S.
    Obituary-Lewiston Morning Tribune.
    Surname-Who's Who' in America Vol. 30, 1958-59. (article on dau).
    Parents-Step-daughter of Judge Poe of Lewiston.
    Graduate of the Boston Conservatory of Music.
  • Married Name: As of 27 November 1888,her married name was Shaff.
  • (Witness) Census: She appeared on the census of 7 June 1900 in the household of Charles Whiting Shaff at Lewiston, Nez Perce County, Idaho.
  • (Witness) Census: Mary Serena Poe appeared on the census of 4 April 1930 in the household of Charles Whiting Shaff at Lewiston, Nez Perce County, Idaho.

Family:

Charles Whiting Shaff b. 6 Jul 1855, d. 22 Jun 1933

Child:

Teresa Louise "Louise" Shaff+ b. 10 Apr 1891, d. 30 Jul 1983

Teresa Louise "Louise" Shaff

F, b. 10 April 1891, d. 30 July 1983
  • (Witness) Census: She appeared on the census of 7 June 1900 in the household of Charles Whiting Shaff at Lewiston, Nez Perce County, Idaho.
  • Note: Teresa Louise "Louise" Shaff (an unknown value) on 28 May 1916 at Idaho.
  • Married Name: As of 1 July 1918,her married name was Blomquist.
  • (Witness) Census: She appeared on the census of 8 January 1920 in the household of Arthur Waldemar Blomquist at Seattle, King County, Washington.
  • (Witness) Census: Teresa Louise "Louise" Shaff appeared on the census of 18 April 1940 in the household of Isaac Newton Carter at Moscow, Latah County, Idaho.
  • Note*: Teresa Louise "Louise" Shaff Who's who in America, Vol. 30, 1958-59 between 1958 and 1959.

Parents:

Father*: Charles Whiting Shaff b. 6 Jul 1855, d. 22 Jun 1933
Mother*: Mary Serena Poe b. 14 Mar 1863, d. 7 Dec 1936

Family 1:

Arthur Waldemar Blomquist b. 9 Jan 1887, d. 18 Dec 1921

Child:

Mary Francis Blomquist b. 1922, d. b 1994

Family 2:

Isaac Newton Carter b. 12 Feb 1891, d. 8 Apr 1940

William G. Esterly

M, b. 26 February 1834, d. 16 November 1871

Parents:

Father*: Robert Griffith Esterly b. 14 Jul 1807, d. 28 Apr 1895
Mother*: Amanda Blakely b. 6 Jun 1812, d. 19 Jan 1899

Family:

Almeada A. Rand b. 2 Mar 1834, d. 15 Feb 1901

Child:

Minnie May Esterly b. 6 May 1869, d. 27 Oct 1916

Alphonso B. Esterly

M, b. 7 February 1837, d. 19 December 1919

Parents:

Father*: Robert Griffith Esterly b. 14 Jul 1807, d. 28 Apr 1895
Mother*: Amanda Blakely b. 6 Jun 1812, d. 19 Jan 1899

Family:

Sarah Antoinette Ede b. 21 Jan 1847, d. 5 Nov 1924

Children:

W. Horace Esterly b. 17 Jun 1873, d. 20 Jul 1960
Florence L. Esterly b. 25 Aug 1876, d. 18 Aug 1961
Ethel A. Esterly b. 6 Jan 1879, d. 31 Dec 1973

Mary Jane Esterly

F, b. 16 March 1840, d. 20 December 1942

Parents:

Father*: Robert Griffith Esterly b. 14 Jul 1807, d. 28 Apr 1895
Mother*: Amanda Blakely b. 6 Jun 1812, d. 19 Jan 1899

Family:

Henry B. Coulter d. 1908

Child:

Libbie Jane Coulter b. 20 Jun 1874, d. 20 May 1949

Fanny Maria Esterly

F, b. March 1844
  • Birth*: Fanny Maria Esterly was born in March 1844 at Wisconsin.
  • Marriage*: She married Burton Rice in 1901.

Parents:

Father*: Robert Griffith Esterly b. 14 Jul 1807, d. 28 Apr 1895
Mother*: Amanda Blakely b. 6 Jun 1812, d. 19 Jan 1899

Family:

Burton Rice b. 1844

Amanda Matilda Esterly

F, b. 4 April 1846, d. 6 September 1926

Parents:

Father*: Robert Griffith Esterly b. 14 Jul 1807, d. 28 Apr 1895
Mother*: Amanda Blakely b. 6 Jun 1812, d. 19 Jan 1899

Family:

Judson Thomas Craker b. 9 Jan 1843, d. 5 Sep 1925

Children:

Robert Judson Craker b. 15 Apr 1875, d. 6 Nov 1966
Arthur Craker b. 1877, d. 1877