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Birthplace: Hampton Falls, Rockingham , New Hampshire
Death: Died
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About Thomas Chase

Thomas Chase

  • Birth: July 23 1731 Hampton Falls, Rockingham County, New Hampshire
  • Death: Sep 19 1787
  • Parents: John Chase, Anna Rundlett
  • Wife: Mary Dow, Hanna Gove
  • Children: Nathaniel Chase, Charles Chase, Amos Chase, Rachel Page (born Chase), Winthrop Chase, Dorothy Brown (born Chase), Anna Hanson (born Chase), Thomas Chase, David Chase

Notes

Hunt, James K., Jr., "History of Hampton, New Hampshire, 1638-1988," v. 4, pp. 21-22, #12; Nichipor, Ruth L., "Vital Statistics from the Town Records of Hampton Falls, New Hampshire through 1899" (1976), p. 7.

Hunt says that Thomas was born at sea, but this is not supported by Nichipor.

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History of the town of Henniker, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, from the date of the Canada grant by the province of Massachusetts, in 1735, to 1880; with a genealogical register of the families of Henniker (1880)

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CHASE.

1. Thomas Chase, son of John and Ann Rundlett Chase, — and fifth in line of descent from Aquila Chase, who md. Anna Wheeler, and was in Newbury, Mass., in 1646, — was b. in Seabrook, July 23, 1731 ; md. Mary Dow in 1758, and d. Sept. 19, 1787. Of their children who settled in this town, was

  • 2. Nathaniel, b. Nov. 9, 1753 +

(2.) Nathaniel Chase, md., Sept. 27, 1780, Mary Brown, of Hampton, and came immediately to this town, where he had already, before his marriage, made a clearing on the south side of Craney hill, where his son Nathaniel now resides. He came to town first, bringing his axe, a bag of meal, and a cow. He built him- self a " bough house," and commenced his clearing, presuming he had no neighbors nearer than Weare. One day, as he started for Weare to grind his axe, he heard the sound of axes to the westward of him. He at once resolved to know whence they came, and was delighted to find within a mile of him the Ross brothers, settled in a clearing ; what was still better, they had a grindstone, upon which he ground his axe, thus saving a journey to Weare. He d. Sept. 19, 1847.

  • 3. Winthrop, b. Aug. 22, 1781+.
  • 4. Abraham, b. May 17, 1783+.
  • 5. Hannah, b. Dec. 31, 1785 ; md., May 30, 1804. Elijah Dow.
  • 6. Nathaniel, b. Dec. 31, 1785 ; d. 1786.
  • 7. Jonathan, b. Apr. 4, 1788.+
  • 8. Thomas, b. Mar. 20, 1792.
  • 9. Charles, b. Dec. 9, 1793 ; d. Aug. 20, 1796.
  • 10. Mary, b. Dec. 7, 1795 ; unmd
  • 11. Peace, b. Nov. 26, 1797 ; md. Charles Chase, Kingston.
  • 12. Nathaniel, b. March 20, 1800.+
  • 13. Sarah, b. May 19, 1804; md., Sept. 9, 1830, Estes Purington, Weare.

(3). Winthrop Chase, md., Oct. 25, 1809, Anna Dow, dau. of Winthrop Dow, of Weare, and lived where his sons now reside. He d. Dec. i, 1857 ; his wife d. Jan. 6, 1866.

  • 14. Squire, b. Oct. 20, 1810 ; md. Hannah Adams, Newbury.
  • 15. Hannah, b. Feb. 19, 1814; d. Dec. 13, 1815.
  • 16. Jonathan, b. June 18, 1817.
  • 17. Mary Ann, b. April 29, 1819.
  • 18. Peace M., b. Nov. 24, 1824.
  • 19. George W., b. Jan. 25, 1832; md. Harriet Follansbee.
  • 20. Thomas L., b. Jan. 25, 1832 ; unmd.

(4). Abraham Chase, md. first wife, April 3, 1811, Keziah Peasley, of Deering, dau. of Humphrey and Phebe Peasley, who d. Feb. 15, 1819, and he md. second wife, Oct. 28, 1824, Fanny Smith, dau. of Bezaleel Smith. He lived many years upon the hill in the north-westerly part of the town, known as the "Wadsworth hill." The latter part of his life he resided in West Henniker village. He d. March 30, 1861.

  • 21. Hannah, b. Dec. 21, 1811 ; md., Dec. 21, 1837, Dutton Woods.
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  • 22. Humphrey, b. April 15, 1813 ; md., July 1, 1848, Jane Delevergone, of White Creek, N. Y., where he was killed by a log-rolling upon him, Dec. 29, 1849. He was an industrious citizen, and much respected.
  • 23. I. Hannah M., d. at the age of 14.
  • Children by second wife.
  • 24. Mary R., b. Oct. 19, 1825 ; md. Joseph G. Wadsworth.
  • 25. Frances M., b. July 21, 1831 ; d. Sept. 30,1860.

(7). Jonathan Chase, md., 1817, Patience Peasley, and lived where his son Harvey now resides. He d. Oct. 20, 1864; his wife d. Feb. 18, 1868.

  • 26. Ezra, b. April 10, 1818.+
  • 27. Eli, b. Aug., 1820.
  • 28. John, b. Feb. 14, 1822.+
  • 29. Hannah, md. B. Lewis.
  • 30. Fanny, md. Nathaniel Paige.
  • 31. Alonzo J., b. June, 1833; d. April 21, 1866.
  • 32. Harvey, b. July 13, 1836.+

(12). Nathaniel Chase, md., Nov. 16, 1825, Eliza Leach, of Weare, and lives on the old homestead.

  • 33. John F., b. Dec. 31, 1829; md., Feb. 14, 1849, Diana M. Straw, of Weare; d. Nov. 28, 1879; expressman, No. Weare to Manchester.
    • 34. 1. Sherman, b. July 24, 1864.

(26). Ezra Chase, md. first wife, April 27, 1843, Betsey Folsom, who d. March 23, 1851 ; md. second wife, Aug. 14, 1851, Eliza Warren, of Barnet, Vt., who d. 1864 ; md. third wife, Dec. 8, 1864, Mrs. Nancy B. Locke, of Loudon.

  • 35. Sarah M.,b. Aug., 1850.
  • 36. Nettie, b. 1865 ; d. 1866.
  • 37. Alzada, b. 1867.
  • 38. Orrin A., b. Oct., 1869.
  • 39. Walter J., b. March 30, 1875.

(28). John Chase, md., March 29, 1855, Achsah A. Harthorn, dau. of Luther and Anna Harthorn, of this town ; was one of the selectmen in 1876.

  • 40. John W., b. March 1, 1857.
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(32). Harvey Chase, md, Jan. 5, 1863, Louisa J. Paige.

  • 41. Walter A., b. Aug. 26, 1863 ; d. Sept. 7, 1863.
  • 42. Hollis M., b. July 18, 1864.
  • 43. Frank H., b. Feb. 6, 1869.
  • 44. Mary J., b. Oct. 2, 1871.

45. Chevey Chase, sixth in descent from Aquila, was the son of Jacob and Rhoda S. Chase, and was b. in Deering, July 21, 1798; came to this town from Unity, and md., Sept. 20, 1836, Clarissa, dau. of Elias and Sally Gould ; was a merchant here many years ; removed to Manchester, thence to Vineland, N. J., where he d. a few years since. His widow is still living.

  • 46. Sarah H., b. Aug. 14, 1S37 ; ^^' May i, 1876.
  • 47. Helen M., b. July 12, 1S40.
  • 48. Gilbert, b. Sept. 28, i8zj4.
  • 49. Carlos C, b. Jan. 6, 1846; d..July 16, 1863.
  • 50. Edna P., b. June 10, 1S50; d. May 3, 1876.
  • 51. Nettie A., b. May 29, 1853.

52. Dr. Israel P. Chase, son of Charles Chase, was b. in Weare, March 7, 1827, and md. Frances S. Vose, of Francestown, who was b. Sept. 7, 1831; was a printer in his younger days ; afterwards studied medicine, and practised his profession one year in Richmond, Va. ; came to this town in 1856, and remained until 1871, when he moved to Hillsborough Bridge, where he still resides in the practice of his profession. In 1875 he became proprietor, with his son, of the Messenger, published at that place, disposing of the same after his son's death. He has been a very successful physician.

  • 53. James P., b. in Richmond, Va., Feb. 2, 1856; d. Nov. 1, 1876. He was a young man of much promise. Most of his short life was spent in this town, where he left a large circle of friends to regret his early death. He had acquired the reputation of being a skilful and correct printer.
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  • 54. Emma, b. July 7, 1859.
  • 55. Alice, b. Aug. 28, 1862.
  • These sisters are accomplished musicians, and stand high on the roll of musical celebrities this town has furnished.

56. Charles H. Chase, son of Reuben and Hannah (Hardy) Chase, was b. in Hopkinton, April 28, 1825, but has resided in this town the larger part of his life. Md., April 19, 1849, Catherine M., dau. of Luther and Anna Harthorn ; md., second wife, Christiana D. Frazier, of Salisbury, who d. April 2, 1869.

  • 57. Henry S., b. Aug. 13, 1862 ; d. Aug. 27, 1865.
  • 58. Albert C, b. Feb. 7, 1865.
  • 59. Alberto C, b. Feb. 7, 1865.

60. Moses Chase, brother of Charles, md., first wife, Mary Ann, dau. of Samuel Clark ; had several children, of whom there is not much record.

  • 61. Albert, b. 1858 ; resides with Eldad Marsh.

62. John Eaton Chase, son of David and Abigail (Eaton) Chase, was b. in this town March 26, 1818 ; md. Abby Ann Buxton, Dec. 4, 1836. He worked a cotton mill at Waltham, Mass.; was in the Pemberton mill, at Lawrence, Mass., when it fell, escaping at an end door ; agent of Herndon mills, Holyoke, Mass., in 1871 ; also agent at Three Rivers, Palmer, Mass., in 1873.

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  • DOW, Mary
  • b. 8 APR 1734 Seabrook, Rockingham, NH.
  • Gender: Female
  • Parents:
  • Father: DOW, Winthrop
  • Mother: GOVE, Rachel
  • Family:
  • Spouse: CHASE, Thomas
  • b. 23 JUL 1731 Hampton, Rockingham, NH.
  • d. 19 SEP 1787 Seabrook, Rockingham, NH.
  • Gender: Male
  • Parents:
  • Father: CHASE, John
  • Mother: RUNDLETT, Ann
  • Children:
    • CHASE, Nathaniel
    • CHASE, Charles
    • b. 20 APR 1754 Seabrook, Rockingham, NH.
    • Gender: Male
    • CHASE, Moses
    • b. 12 JUL 1756 Seabrook, Rockingham, NH.
    • Gender: Male
    • CHASE, Rachel
    • CHASE, Winthrop
    • b. ABT 1761 Seabrook, Rockingham, NH.
    • Gender: Male
    • CHASE, Dorothy
    • b. ABT 1763 Seabrook, Rockingham, NH.
    • Gender: Female
    • CHASE, Ann
    • b. 3 JUN 1766 Seabrook, Rockingham, NH.
    • Gender: Female
  • From: http://ww.genealogyofnewengland.com/f_146.htm#73
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Thomas Chase's Timeline

1731
July 23, 1731
Hampton Falls, Rockingham , New Hampshire
1753
January 9, 1753
Age 21
Hampton Falls, Rockingham, New Hampshire, USA
1754
April 20, 1754
Age 22
Hampton Falls, Rockingham, New Hampshire, USA
1756
July 12, 1756
Age 24
Seabrook, Rockingham, New Hampshire, USA
1758
1758
Age 26
Hampton Falls, Rockingham, New Hampshire
1759
January 20, 1759
Age 27
1761
March 1761
Age 29
1761
Age 29
1766
January 3, 1766
Age 34
1776
1776
Age 44