WILLIAM ELIAS2 CHADBOURNE (Benjamin1) was b. July- 31, 1823; m. June 15, 1858, Martha Rosella Stone of Plainfield, dau. of Solomon and Betsey F. (Read) Stone, b. March 24, 1836. Mr. Chadbourne has been a successful farmer, owning and occupying a fine river farm. Never aspired to public honors, though often urged to accept, and has been known to decline such office after having been handsomely elected. W. E. Chadbourne and wife celebrated their golden wedding June 15, 1908. Children, all b. in Cornish:
1. ANGIE LETTIE, b. Oct. 19, 1862; m. Nov. 2, 1892, Earl Westgate of Cornish.
2. WILLIAM LUCIUS, b. Feb. 24, 1865.
3. GRATIA SALLY, b. May 27, 1867. A successful teacher.
4. EMMA ETTA, b. Dec. 2, 1869; m. Oct. 4, 1898, Hermon E. Dole of Cornish. Two children:
A. Avis Jane, b. July 16, 1903, in Rutland, Vt.
B. Robert Chadbourne, b. Nov. 7, 1906, in Rutland, Vt.
5. LUTHER EDMUND, b. April 8, 1872; m. Oct. 1, 1901, Ina R. Dole of Cornish, dau. of Levi R. and Elsie (Shepardson) Dole, b. April 1, 1872. They res. a little below on the river.
6. JAMES BLAINE, b. Oct. 12, 1876.