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CHUBB, CHARLES C.

CHUBB, FARS, TAYLOR

Posted By: Jean Kramer (email)
Date: 5/18/2004 at 14:00:14

Biography reproduced from page 358 of the History of Kossuth and Humboldt Counties, Iowa published in 1884:

C. C. Chubb, one of the enterprising business men of Kossuth county, was born Oct. 2, 1840, in Waukesha Co., Wis. His parents, Newman and Cynthia (Fars) Chubb, were natives of Vermont. They emigrated to Waukesha county at a very early day, being among its earliest settlers. They took land, opened up, and improved a farm. In 1844 Mrs. Chubb died. Mr. Chubb then married Betsey Russell. In 1867, he died in Waukesha county. C. C. Chubb was reared and educated in Wisconsin. In April, 1861, he enlisted in company E, 3d Wisconsin Infantry, and participated in the battles of Winchester, South Mountain and Antietam, where he was wounded in the little finger of his left hand. He was also with Gen. Hooker at Chancellorsville, Gettysburg and Lookout Mountain. In the winter of 1863 the regiment was stationed between Murfreesboro and Nashville during which time Mr. Chubb was detailed in recruiting service. In the spring of 1864 he joined his regiment at Big Shanty, from there was sent to Marietta, where July 4, 1864, he received his discharge for expiration of three years’ service. Soon after, he re-enlisted in the 2d New York Heavy Artillery, serving till the close of the war. He then came to Kossuth county, purchasing land on sections 14 and 15, township 95, range 29, and engaged in farming and stock-raising. Jan. 1, 1869, he married Hattie Taylor. They had two children—Coleman T. and Charlie. Mr. Chubb is an ardent supporter of the republican party. In 1872 he was elected county supervisor, and in 1883 was sent to the Legislature from his district. He is a member of the Masonic Lodge of Algona, and also a member of Prudence Chapter, No. 75.
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Biography reproduced from page 224 of Volume II of the History of Kossuth County written by Benjamin F. Reed and published in 1913:

Charles C. Chubb, who passed away on the 21st of May, 1911, was for a number of years actively identified with general agricultural pursuits in Kossuth county as a farmer and stock-raiser. He bravely defended the interests of the Union throughout the entire period of the Civil war and was always recognized as a public-spirited and progressive citizen, representing his district in the state legislature at one time. His birth occurred in Waukesha county, Wisconsin, on the 2d of October, 1840, his parents being Newman and Cynthia (Fars) Chubb, both of whom were natives of Vermont. Taking up their abode among the earliest settlers of Waukesha county, Wisconsin, they opened up and improved a farm. Mr. Chubb lost his wife in 1844 and was afterward again married, his second union being with Betsey Russell. His demise occurred in Waukesha county, Wisconsin, in 1867.

Charles C. Chubb was reared and education in the state of his nativity. In April, 1861, he enlisted for service in the Union army as a member of Company E, Third Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry and with that command participated in the battles of Winchester, South Mountain and Antietam. In the last name engagement he was wounded in the little finger of his left hand. He was also with General Hooker at Chancellorsville, Gettysburg and Lookout Mountain. In the winter of 1863 the regiment was stationed between Murfreesboro and Nashville and during that period Mr. Chubb was detailed in recruiting service. In the spring of 1864 he joined his regiment at Big Shanty and from there was sent to Marietta, Georgia, where he was honorably discharged on the 4th of July, 1864, his three years’ term of enlistment having expired. Soon afterward he reenlisted in the Second New York Heavy Artillery, serving with that command until the cessation of hostilities between the north and the south, being discharged on the 6th of May, 1865.

After the close of the war Mr. Chubb came to Kossuth county, Iowa, purchased land on sections 14 and 15, township 95, range 29, and turned his attention to the pursuits of farming and stock-raising. He was successfully engaged in the work of the fields throughout the remainder of his active business career and won an enviable reputation as a substantial and esteemed citizen of his community. He remained upon the farm until 1897, when he removed to Algona.

On the 1st of January, 1869, Mr. Chubb was united in marriage to Miss Hattie M. Taylor, a daughter of Ephraim D. and Lovina C. Taylor. Mr. and Mrs. Chubb had three children, as follows: Colman T., the president of the Algona State Bank; Charles Evrard, a sketch of whom appears on another page of this work; and Laura, who resides at home in Algona.

Politically Mr. Chubb was an ardent supporter of the republican party. In 1872 he was elected county supervisor and in 1883 was sent to the legislature from his district, his public record fully justifying the confidence of his constituents. Fraternally he was identified with the Masons, belonging to the lodge at Algona and also to Prudence Chapter, No. 70. His demise was the occasion of deep and widespread regret, for he had gained an extensive circle of warm friends during the long period of his residence in this county.


 

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