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Benjamin Chase

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Roxbury, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Death: Died in Freetown, Bristol County, Province of Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of William Chase and Mary Chase
Husband of Phillipa Chase and Phillipa Chase
Father of Phillippa Hathaway; Mary Makepeace; Sarah Chase; Phillippa Hathaway; Benjamin Chase, Jr. and 4 others
Brother of William Chase and Mary Slade

Occupation: cooper
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About Benjamin Chase

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

1639
April 28, 1639
Roxbury, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1652
April 18, 1652
Age 12
Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1674
1674
Age 34
Freetown, Plymouth Colony
1676
1676
Age 36
Freetown, Plymouth Colony
1679
July 5, 1679
Age 40
July 5, 1679
Age 40
Freetown, Plymouth Colony
1682
July 15, 1682
Age 43
Freetown, (Present Bristol County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)
1684
October 23, 1684
Age 45
Freetown, Plymouth Colony
1685
1685
Age 45
Berkley, Bristol County, New Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts), (Present USA)