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Benjamin Chase

Birthplace: Yarmouth, (Present Barnstable County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts), (Present USA)
Death: Died in Yarmouth, Barnstable County, Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts), (Present USA)
Place of Burial: Freetown, Bristol County, Massachusetts Colony
Immediate Family:

Son of William Chase and Mary Chase
Husband of Phillipa Chase
Father of Sarah Grinnell; Mary Makepeace; Sarah Chase; Phillippa Hathaway; Benjamin Chase, Jr. and 2 others
Brother of William Chase and Mary Slade

Occupation: cooper
Managed by: Private User
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Immediate Family

About Benjamin Chase

While he was baptized in Roxbury in 1652,[2] he is believe to have been born closer to 1639.

He married, abt 1673, Philippe Sherman, born 1 Oct 1652, daughter of Philip and Sarah (Odding) Sherman.

May 1674: He was admitted as a freeman in Portsmouth, RI

By 1679: in Freetown

2 Jun 1685: Chosen surveyor in Freetowne[3]

Jun 1686: chosen constable in Freetowne.[4]

1691: Assessor

1698, 1699, 1705: Selectman

6 Mar 1705/6 appointed guardian of his granddaughter Sarah Makepiece.

17 Apr 1717: with wife joined First Sabbatarian Church, Newport, RI

He died at Freetowne, Bristol Co., Massachusetts between 6 Sep 1730 when his will was dated, and 25 Jul 1731, when it was proved.

Last Will & Testament

Dated 6 Sep 1730.[5]

to sons Benjamin and Walter to grandson Benjamin Grinnell to dau Bethiah Dunham to dau Philippe Hathaway to son-in-law Jacob Hathaway to granddaughter Sarah, wife of Isaac Hathaway to grandchild Daniel Grinnell


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Benjamin Chase's Timeline

April 18, 1639
Roxbury, , Ma
April 18, 1639
Roxbury, Litchfield, CT
April 28, 1639
Yarmouth, (Present Barnstable County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts), (Present USA)
Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
April 18, 1652
Age 12
Age 25
Freetown, Plymouth Colony
Age 33
Freetown, (Present Bristol County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts), (Present USA)
Age 34
Freetown, Plymouth Colony
Age 36
Freetown, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA
July 5, 1679
Age 40
Freetown, Plymouth Colony