Alfred Dwight Claflin (1838 - 1907)

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Birthplace: Attleboro, MA, USA
Death: Died in Bristol, MA, USA
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About Alfred Dwight Claflin

Injured by a passenger train of the Boston and Providence Railroad:

http://books.google.com/books?id=msMWAAAAYAAJ&pg=RA8-PA28

Public documents of Massachusetts, Volumes 18-37 - by Massachusetts:

p. 28 Accidents

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April 28 1866 Dwight Claflin crossing track at Attleborough was struck by a passing passenger train and received several wounds.

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Alfred Claflin's Timeline

1838
August 2, 1838
Attleboro, MA, USA

Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915

Name: Alfred Dwight Claflen
Gender: Male
Baptism/Christening Date:
Baptism/Christening Place:
Birth Date: 02 Aug 1838
Birthplace: ATTLEBORO,BRISTOL,MASSACHUSETTS
Death Date:
Name Note:
Race:
Father's Name: Alfred Claflen
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age:
Mother's Name: Betsey N. Bliss
Mother's Birthplace:
Mother's Age:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C50002-1
System Origin: Massachusetts-ODM
Source Film Number: 982348
Reference Number:

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1850 Census:

Name: Alfred Claflin
Residence: Attleborough, Bristol, Massachusetts
Age: 41 years
Calculated Birth Year: 1809
Birthplace: Massachusetts
Gender: Male
Race (original):
Race (expanded):
Death Month:
Death Year:
Film Number: 14701
Digital GS Number: 4194637
Image Number: 00200
Line Number: 6
Dwelling House Number: 300
Family Number: 404

Name: Betsey N Claflin
Residence: Attleborough, Bristol, Massachusetts
Age: 39 years
Calculated Birth Year: 1811
Birthplace: Rhode Island
Gender: Female

Name: Alfred D Claflin
Residence: Attleborough, Bristol, Massachusetts
Age: 12 years
Calculated Birth Year: 1838
Birthplace: Massachusetts

Name: Susan E Claflin
Residence: Attleborough, Bristol, Massachusetts
Age: 7 years
Calculated Birth Year: 1843
Birthplace: Massachusetts
Gender: Female

Household Gender Age
Alfred Claflin M 41y
Betsey N Claflin F 39y
Alfred D Claflin M 12y
Susan E Claflin F 7y

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1860 Census

Name: Alfred Claflin
Residence: , Bristol, Massachusetts
Ward: Attleborough
Age: 52 years
Estimated Birth Year: 1808
Birthplace: Massachusetts
Gender: Male
Page: 47
Family Number: 402
Film Number: 803491
DGS Number: 4231351
Image Number: 00474
NARA Number: M653

Name: Betsey N Claflin
Residence: , Bristol, Massachusetts
Ward: Attleborough
Age: 49 years
Estimated Birth Year: 1811
Birthplace: R Island
Gender: Female
Page: 47

Name: Dwight A Claflin
Residence: , Bristol, Massachusetts
Ward: Attleborough
Age: 21 years
Estimated Birth Year: 1839
Birthplace: Massachusetts
Gender: Male

Name: Susan Claflin
Residence: , Bristol, Massachusetts
Ward: Attleborough
Age: 17 years
Estimated Birth Year: 1843
Birthplace: Massachusetts
Gender: Female

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Betsey Bliss was born on 19 May 1811 in Rhode Island.1 She married Alfred Claflin, son of Alfred Claflin and Chloe Claflin, on 4 May 1836 in Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts.1 Betsey Bliss died on 17 July 1882 at age 71 in Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts.1

Her married name was Claflin.
Children of Betsey Bliss and Alfred Claflin

Alfred Dwight Claflin+1 b. 2 Aug 1838
Susan Elizabeth Claflin1 b. 23 Feb 1843

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"Genealogy of the Claflin family : being a record of Robert Mackclothlan, of Wenham, Mass. and of his descendants, 1661-1898" by Charles Henry Wight.

108 Phineas-* (Noah3 Antipas^ Robert'), born at Attleborough,
July 30, 1738. Married Mercy Fuller at Attleborough.
Nov. 28, 1761. She was born 1743. April 9, 1757, Phineas was
a member of the First Company of Militia of the town of Attleborough,
commanded by Capt. Samuel Tyler, comprising the
train-band and alarm list. April 27, 1758, he enlisted in Capt.
Lemuel Bent's company; served until Dec. 14, thirty-three weeks
and one day, in the expedition against Crown Point. In the
Revolutionary Army Phineas was a member of Capt. Jacob Ide's
company that responded to the Bunker Hill alarm, June 17,
1775. He was a member of Capt. Elisha May's company in
service in New York September and November, 1776; also in
Capt. Jacob Ide's company. Colonel Dagget's regiment, in Rhode
Island alarm, Dec. 8, 1776; service, seventeen days. July 31 to
Aug. 8, 1780, he served in a Rhode Island alarm as member of
Capt. Samuel Robinson's company, Col. Isaac Dean's regiment.
He served again in same company and regiment March 6 to 14,
1 781. Mercy, his wife, died at Attleborough, Nov. 11, 1814.
He died there March 27, 181 7.

Children
. . .
289 Alfred
. . .
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289 Alfred(5) (Phineas(4) Noah(3) Antipas(2) Robert(1), born at
Attleborough, Feb. 23, 1783. Married his cousin, Chloe Claflin,
daughter of Nehemiah and Mehitable Claflin, in Attleborough,
Nov. 27, 1806. He died at Attleborough, Feb. 4, 1859. She
died there Sept. 16, 1863.

Children.
+ 788 Albert, born at Attleborough, Mass., Aug. 5, 1807.
+ 789 Emily, born at Attleborough, Mass., May 5,1818.
+ 790 Eliza Ann, born at Attleborough, Mass., Nov. 29, 1823.

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787 Alfred - Alfred(6) Alfred(5) Phineas(4) Noah(3) Antipas(2) Robert(1)
born in Attleborough, Mass., Aug. 5, 1807. Married Betsey N.
Bliss in Rehoboth, Mass., May 4, 1836. She was daughter of
Cyrus and Susan Bliss, born in Bristol, R. I., May 19, 1811.
She died in Attleborough, Mass., July 17, 1882. Alfred is a
farmer residing in Attleborough (1897).

Children.

+ 1960 Alfred Dwight, born in Attleborough, Aug. 2, 1838.
1961 Susan Elizabeth, born in Attleborough, Feb. 23,
1843. She resides at Dodgeville, Mass., unmarried (1898).

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1960 Alfred Dwight(7) (Alfred(6) Alfred(5) Phineas(4) Noah(3) Antipas(2) Robert(1), born at Attleborough, Mass., Aug. 2, 1838. Married Mary Ann Wilbur at Apponaug, R. I., Dec. 26, 1862. He is a manufacturing jeweler in Attleborough. The family reside there (1897).

Children.

3208 Etta May, born at Attleborough, Oct. 12, 1863; died at Attleborough, Nov. 16, 1864.

3209 Alfred Irving, born at Attleborough, March 2, 1868; died at Attleborough, April, 1868.

3210 Ella Gertrude, born at Attleborough, Sept. 17, 1872; died at Attleborough, April 28, 1883.

3211 Frederic Bronson, born at Attleborough, Aug. 9, 1883.

1862
December 25, 1862
Age 24

1870 Census: (living next door to Afred Dwight's parents and sister)

Name: Alfred D Claflin - Jeweller
Estimated Birth Year: 1838
Gender: Male
Age in 1870: 32y
Color (white, black, mulatto, chinese, Indian): White
Birthplace: Massachusetts
Home in 1870: Massachusetts, United States

Name: Mary A Claflin
Estimated Birth Year: 1841
Gender: Female
Age in 1870: 29y
Color (white, black, mulatto, chinese, Indian): White
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1870: Massachusetts, United States

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Children of Alfred Dwight Claflin and Mary Ann Wilbur

Etta May Claflin1 b. 12 Oct 1863, d. 16 Nov 1864
Alfred Irving Claflin1 b. 2 Mar 1868, d. Apr 1868
Ella Gertrude Claflin1 b. 14 Sep 1872, d. 28 Apr 1883
Frederic Bronson Claflin1 b. 8 Aug 1883
(and one additional child died in infancy - as indicated on 1900 census)

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http://www.archive.org/details/wildboresinameri00wilb
The Wildbores in America, a family tree (1907)

4541 — 3 — Mary Ann Wilbor and Dwight Claflin had —

5770 — 1 — Etta May (Claflin) b.Oct. 12, 1863, d.Nov . 16, 1864.

5771 — 2 — Alfred Irving, b.March 2, 1869, d.April 2, 1869.

5772 — 3 — (infant) b.July 2, 1871, d.July 2, 1871.

5773 — 4 — Ella Gertrude, b.Sept. 17, 1872, d.April 28, 1883.

5774 — 5 — Fred Bronson, b. Aug. 9, 1883, m.1904, Elizabeth Blundell.

1883
August 8, 1883
Age 45
MA, USA

Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915

Name: Fred Bronson Claflin
Gender: Male
Baptism/Christening Date:
Baptism/Christening Place:
Birth Date: 09 Aug 1883
Birthplace: Attleborough, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
Father's Name: A. Dwight Claflin
Mother's Name: Mary A. Wilbur
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I09885-4
System Origin: Massachusetts-EASy
Source Film Number: 578833
Reference Number: p 55
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Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915

Name: Fred Bronson Claflin
Event: Birth
Event Date: 09 Aug 1883
Event Place: Attleborough, Massachusetts
Father: A. Dwight Claflin
Father's Titles & Terms:
Mother: Mary A.
Volume/Page/Certificate Number: item1 p92 215
Film Number: 1428205
Digital Folder Number: 4341201
Image Number: 52

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1900 Census

Name: A Mary Claflin
Titles:
Residence: Attleborough town, Bristol, Massachusetts
Birth Date: Jul 1841
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Relationship to Head-of-Household: Wife
Spouse Name: A Dwight Claflin
Spouse Titles:
Spouse Birth Place: Massachusetts
Father Name:
Father Titles:
Father Birthplace: Rhode Island
Mother Name:
Mother Titles:
Mother Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Race or Color (expanded): White
Head-of-household Name: A Dwight Claflin
Gender: Female
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 38
Estimated Marriage Year: 1862
Mother How Many Children: 5
Number Living Children: 1
Immigration Year:
Enumeration District: 0095
Sheet Number and Letter: 10A
Household ID: 186
Reference Number: 24
GSU Film Number: 1240634
Image Number: 00000225
Household Gender Age
Spouse A Dwight Claflin M b. Birth Date: Aug 1838
A Mary Claflin F
Child B Fred Claflin M Birth Date: Aug 1884
S Elizebeth Claflin F sister Feb 1843 b:Massachusetts

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Alfred Dwight Claflin1
M, #20619, b. 2 August 1838

Relationship=4th great-grandson of Banfield Capron.

Charts
Descendants of Joseph Capron

Alfred Dwight Claflin was born on 2 August 1838 in Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts.1 He was the son of Alfred Claflin and Betsey Bliss.1 Alfred Dwight Claflin married Mary Ann Wilbur.1
Children of Alfred Dwight Claflin and Mary Ann Wilbur

Etta May Claflin1 b. 12 Oct 1863, d. 16 Nov 1864
Alfred Irving Claflin1 b. 2 Mar 1868, d. Apr 1868
Ella Gertrude Claflin1 b. 14 Sep 1872, d. 28 Apr 1883
Frederic Bronson Claflin1 b. 8 Aug 1883

Citations

[S939] Research of others found on the internet. Bullock Family Tree on Ancestry.com owned by user maeksmith. Info extracted on 4 Aug 2008.

Mary Ann Wilbur1
F, #20620, b. 19 July 1841

Charts
Descendants of Joseph Capron

Mary Ann Wilbur was born on 19 July 1841 in Rhode Island.1 She married Alfred Dwight Claflin, son of Alfred Claflin and Betsey Bliss.1
Her married name was Claflin.
Children of Mary Ann Wilbur and Alfred Dwight Claflin

Etta May Claflin1 b. 12 Oct 1863, d. 16 Nov 1864
Alfred Irving Claflin1 b. 2 Mar 1868, d. Apr 1868
Ella Gertrude Claflin1 b. 14 Sep 1872, d. 28 Apr 1883
Frederic Bronson Claflin1 b. 8 Aug 1883

Citations

[S939] Research of others found on the internet. Bullock Family Tree on Ancestry.com owned by user maeksmith. Info extracted on 4 Aug 2008.

Etta May Claflin1
F, #20621, b. 12 October 1863, d. 16 November 1864

Relationship=5th great-granddaughter of Banfield Capron.

Charts
Descendants of Joseph Capron

Etta May Claflin was born on 12 October 1863 in Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts.1 She was the daughter of Alfred Dwight Claflin and Mary Ann Wilbur.1 Etta May Claflin died on 16 November 1864 at age 1 in Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts.1
Citations

[S939] Research of others found on the internet. Bullock Family Tree on Ancestry.com owned by user maeksmith. Info extracted on 4 Aug 2008.

Alfred Irving Claflin1
M, #20622, b. 2 March 1868, d. April 1868

Relationship=5th great-grandson of Banfield Capron.

Charts
Descendants of Joseph Capron

Alfred Irving Claflin was born on 2 March 1868 in Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts.1 He was the son of Alfred Dwight Claflin and Mary Ann Wilbur.1 Alfred Irving Claflin died in April 1868 in Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts.1
Citations

[S939] Research of others found on the internet. Bullock Family Tree on Ancestry.com owned by user maeksmith. Info extracted on 4 Aug 2008.

Ella Gertrude Claflin1
F, #20623, b. 14 September 1872, d. 28 April 1883

Relationship=5th great-granddaughter of Banfield Capron.

Charts
Descendants of Joseph Capron

Ella Gertrude Claflin was born on 14 September 1872 in Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts.1 She was the daughter of Alfred Dwight Claflin and Mary Ann Wilbur.1 Ella Gertrude Claflin died on 28 April 1883 at age 10 in Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts.1
Citations

[S939] Research of others found on the internet. Bullock Family Tree on Ancestry.com owned by user maeksmith. Info extracted on 4 Aug 2008.

Frederic Bronson Claflin1
M, #20624, b. 8 August 1883

Relationship=5th great-grandson of Banfield Capron.

Charts
Descendants of Joseph Capron

Frederic Bronson Claflin was born on 8 August 1883 in Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts.1 He was the son of Alfred Dwight Claflin and Mary Ann Wilbur.1
Citations

[S939] Research of others found on the internet. Bullock Family Tree on Ancestry.com owned by user maeksmith. Info extracted on 4 Aug 2008.

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http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/af/family_group_record.asp?f...

Family Group Record FamilySearch™ Ancestral File v4.19

Husband's Name
Alfred Dwight CLAFLIN (AFN:210D-D28) Pedigree
Born: Abt 1840 Place: Of Attleboro, , Ma
Married: 25 Dec 1862 Place:
Father:
Mother:

Wife's Name
Mary Ann WILBUR (AFN:210D-1MV) Pedigree
Born: 10 Jul 1841 Place: Of, , Ri
Married: 25 Dec 1862 Place:
Father: Henry James WILBUR (AFN:20N1-G8B) Family
Mother: Elizabeth Hall GORTON (AFN:20N1-FSG)

Children

1. Sex Name
F Etta May CLAFLIN (AFN:210D-D3G) Pedigree
Born: 12 Oct 1863 Place: Of Attleboro, , Ma
Died: 16 Nov 1864 Place:

2. Sex Name
M Alfred Irving CLAFLIN (AFN:210D-D4N) Pedigree
Born: 2 Mar 1869 Place: Of Attleboro, , Ma
Died: 1 Apr 1869 Place:

3. Sex Name
M Fred B CLAFLIN (AFN:210D-D63) Pedigree
Born: 9 Aug 1883 Place: Of Attleboro, , Ma

4. Sex Name
F Ella Gretrude CLAFLIN (AFN:210D-D5V) Pedigree
Born: 17 Sep 1872 Place: Of Attleboro, , Ma
Died: 28 Apr 1883 Place:

1907
February 21, 1907
Age 68
Bristol, MA, USA

Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915

Name: Alfred Dwight Claflin
Event Date: 21 Feb 1907
Event Place: Attleborough,,Massachusetts
Gender: Male
Age: 68
Marital Status: Married
Birth Date: 1839
Birthplace: Attleborough
Estimated Birth Year: 1839
Father: Alfred Claflin
Mother: Betsey Bliss
Volume/Page/Certificate Number: 335
Film Number: 2258663
Digital Folder Number: 4283011
Image Number: 01724