Priscilla Merrill (Chase) (1649 - 1697) MP

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Birthplace: Newbury, Essex, MA, USA
Death: Died in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
Managed by: Sam Willsea
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About Priscilla Merrill (Chase)

Priscilla was born on March 14 in either 1648 or 1649 according to A Merrill Memorial by Samuel Merrill.

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  • Full text of "Encyclopedia of Connecticut biography, genealogical-memorial; representative citizens;"
  • http://www.archive.org/stream/encyclopediaofco03amer/encyclopediaofco03amer_djvu.txt
  • CHASE, Charles Edward, Active Factor in Insurance Circles.
  • The Chase family, of which Charles Edward Chase, chairman of the board of directors of the Hartford Fire Insurance Company, and a prominent public official, is a worthy representative, is of English origin, being among the ancient and highly honored families of England, the name being derived undoubtedly from the French word, Chasser, to hunt. They are one of the families entitled to bear a coat-of-arms, described as follows : Gules four crosses patence argent (two and two), on a canton azure a lion rampant or.
  • (VII) Aquila (2) Chase, youngest son of Aquila (i ) Chase, was a native of England, born in 1618, and died in Newbury, Massachusetts, December 27, 1670. He was the emigrant ancestor of the family, but the date of his coming to the New World is not here recorded ; he was a resident of Hampton, New Hampshire, in 1640, from whence he removed to Newbury, Massachusetts, in 1646, where he was granted four acres for a house lot, and six acres of marsh on condition that he go to sea and do service in the town with a boat for four years. He was a mariner, and shipmaster, and the supposition is that he was employed by his uncle or brother, Thomas Chase, who in 1626 was part owner of the ship, "John and Francis." He married Anne, daughter of John Wheeler, and she bore him nine children, as follows : Sarah, became the wife of Charles Annis ; Anna, born July 6, 1647; 'Priscilla, March 14, 1649'; Mary, February 3, 165 1 ; Thomas, July 25, 1654; John, November 2, 1655 ; Elizabeth, September 13, 1657; Ruth, March 18, 1660; Daniel, December 9, 1661 ; Moses, of whom further. After the death of her husband, Mrs. Chase married (second) June 14, 1672, Daniel Mussiloway. Her death occurred in May, 1688.
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Priscilla Merrill's Timeline

1649
March 14, 1649
Newbury, Essex, MA, USA
1670
February 10, 1670
Age 20
Newbury, Essex, Mass, USA
1671
December 28, 1671
Age 22
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
1673
November 14, 1673
Age 24
Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
1676
April 3, 1676
Age 27
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
1679
January 1, 1679
Age 29
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
1681
July 12, 1681
Age 32
Newbury, MA, USA
1683
February 6, 1683
Age 33
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
1686
July 13, 1686
Age 37
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
1688
January 27, 1688
Age 38
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States