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Windham County was formed 1726 from Hartford and New London.

Towns in Windham County include:


The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 52
page 133

Mrs. Maria Theresa Tower Runyon.
DAR ID Number: 51308
Born in Woodstock, Conn.
Descendant of Abiel Chaffee of Connecticut.
Daughter of Daniel P. Gardner and Hulda Maria COOMBS, his wife.
Granddaughter of Renselaer COOMBS and Hannah Sargent Chaffee, his wife.
Gr-granddaughter of Abiel Chaffee and Hannah Sargent, his wife.
[p.133] Abiel Chaffee (1761-1847), served several enlistments under different commands. He applied for a pension, 1840, and it was allowed for service as private, Connecticut line. He was born and died in Woodstock.
Also No. 42782.

(Submitted by Combs researcher Birdie L. McNutt)

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