ENOCH F. CHELLIS, a son of Thomas Chellis, was b. Aug. 8, 1815, in Plainfield. He came to Cornish in the winter of 1844. He m. March 7, 1843, Mrs. Sarah A. (Taft) Chase, wid. of Kimball Chase, b. June 9, 1815, and d. Feb. 4, 1888. He settled on the farm then belonging to his wife and her children (the Daniel Chase farm north of the Flat.) (See Chase.) He was formerly a teacher of common schools, a good disciplinarian and much sought for to manage “hard schools.” He was a shrewd financier. They had but one child, a daughter, Marion Virginia, b. July 2, 1844, who m. Jan. 8, 1867, Col. John L. Rice and settled in Springfield, Mass., where she d. childless Oct. 30, 1873. Mr. and Mrs. Chellis built a new home on the Flat and spent the rest of their lives there. He d. Aug. 1, 1885.
Enoch F. Chellis
MLA Source Citation:Child, William Henry. History of the town of Cornish, New Hampshire, with genealogical record, 1763-1910. Concord, N.H., Rumford Press. c1911. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 21 April 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/new-hampshire/enoch-f-chellis.htm - Last updated on Sep 17th, 2012
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