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John Chase, of Newbury

Birthdate: (84)
Birthplace: Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Death: February 26, 1740 (84)
Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Aquila Chase, Jr., of Newbury; Aquilla Chase and Anne Silloway
Husband of Elizabeth Chase and Lydia Chase
Father of William Chase; John Chase; Philip Chase; Charles Chase; Abraham Chase and 5 others
Brother of Sarah Annis, of Newbury; Anne Barber; Priscilla Merrill; Mary Stevens; Sgt. Aquila Chase and 7 others

Occupation: Soldier in King Philips War
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About John Chase, of Newbury

John Chase was the son of Aquilla Chase and Anne Wheeler and the husband of 1) Elizabeth Bingley; and, 2) Lydia Challis. He served in King Philip's War. He participated in Turner's Falls Fight, and soon after guided the scouting party that buried the fallen men, including Captain William Turner.


Not to be confused with James Chase b 1649 m Elizabeth Philbrook. Not the son of James Chase d 1652.


  1. Records of the descendants of Rev. Nathaniel Chase, of Buckfield, Maine : with a brief account of his ancestors : also records of some of the descendants of Edmund Chase of Minot, Maine (1878)
  2. *Encyclopedia of Connecticut biography, genealogical-memorial; representative citizens; (1917-[23])
  • 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. .... etc.
  • (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.



  • BINGLEY, Elizabeth
  • b. ABT 1660 Newbury, Essex, Mass.
  • Parents:
  • Father: BINGLEY, William
  • Mother: PRESTON, Elizabeth
  • Family:
  • Marriage: 23 MAY 1677 Newbury, Essex, Mass.
  • Spouse: CHASE, John
  • b. 2 NOV 1655 Newbury, Essex, Mass.
  • Parents:
  • Father: CHASE, Aquila
  • Mother: WHEELER, Ann
  • Children:
    • CHASE, William b. 20 JAN 1678/9 Newbury, Essex, Mass.
    • CHASE, John
    • CHASE, Philip
    • CHASE, Charles
    • CHASE, Jacob
    • CHASE, Abraham
    • CHASE, Phebe
    • CHASE, Mary
    • CHASE, Lydia
    • CHASE, Elizabeth b. ABT 1705 Newbury, Essex, Mass.
    • CHASE, David
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John Chase, of Newbury's Timeline

November 2, 1655
Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
January 20, 1678
Age 22
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States of America
August 26, 1684
Age 28
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
September 23, 1688
Age 32
Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
January 12, 1690
Age 34
Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Age 34
Newburyport, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
Age 38
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
October 20, 1710
Age 54
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA