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NEWSPAPER UNKNOWN, 27 January 1931
Julia Clarissa BLODGETT was born in Oakfield, Genesse Co, NY, Feb 26, 1855, the oldest daughter of Almon R. and Mary BLODGETT.

She moved with her parents to Sheffield, Iowa and taught several terms of school there. She was united in marriage to Melvin O. CHANDLER, Oct 8, 1876.

To this union were born three children, only one, Almon R. CHANDLER, surviving. In 1877, Mr. and Mrs. CHANDLER left Iowa and settled in
Washington County, KS June 3, 1917. Mr. and Mrs. CHANDLER left Iowa and settled Washington Co, KS, coming to Haddam in 1903. (This was how it
was written)

Mr. CHANDLER preceded his wife in death June 3, 1917. Mrs. CHANDLER continued to live in Haddam until Nov, 1939, when she was taken to Mother Bickrdyke Home for soldiers widows at Ellsworth, KS.

She suffered a stroke of paralysis Tuesday, Jan 20 and died a week later, Jan 27, 1931 (this is what it says)

She leaves to mourn her loss a sister, Mrs. Ida HUNT of West Lafayette, Indiana; two nephews and one
niece, Harry HUNT of Miami, FL and Melvin and Ethel HUNT of West Lafayette; one son, Almon R. CHANDLER; three grandchildren, Carmen and
Ida CHANDLER of Haddam and Lawrence CHANDLER of Topeka and many friends and relatives. She was a member of the Methodist Protestant Church of which she was a faithful worker in the church Sunday School.

Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. J.P. SNARE and interment was in the Haddam Cemetery.

Transcribed and Contributed by Delores Raines

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