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Martha Chase (Rolfe)

Birthdate: (52)
Birthplace: Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Death: 1739 (51)
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Ezra Rolfe, II and Abigail Follansbee
Wife of James Chase
Mother of James Chase, Jr.; Nathaniel Chase; Rebecca Chase; Aquila Chase; Aquila Chase, Sr. and 3 others
Sister of Abigail Rolfe; Ezra Rolfe; Daniel Rolfe; Mary Rolfe and Daniel Rolfe
Half sister of Francis Follansbee; William Follansbee and Thomas 3 Follansbee

Managed by: Sam Willsea
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About Martha Chase

Martha Rolfe Born March 23, 1686 in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown] [sibling(s) unknown] Wife of James Chase Sr — married December 17, 1707 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USAmap Mother of James Chase Jr, Nathaniel Chase, Rebecca Chase, Aquila Chase, Mary Chase, Ezra Chase and Ebenezer Chase Died 1739 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts,

JAMES3 CHASE (Thomas2, Aquila1) was born at Newbury, Massachusetts, September 15, 1685, and died in June or July 1753. He married, first, about 1706, Lydia, daughter of John Johnson of Haverhill, who died August 2, 1707. He married, secondly, December 17, 1707, Martha, twin daughter of the unfortunate Ezra Rolfe of Haverhill. It is said that she, a mere baby, was scalped by the Indians in the Haverhill massacre, October, 1689, at the time her father lost his life. After her death, he married, thirdly, May 21, 1739, Elizabeth Peterson. He was a farmer.(g)

 Child of James3 and Lydia (Johnson) Chase:
      i. John, b. July 15, 1707; d. before Feb. 11, 1732; m. Hannah Hoyt; only surviving child, Johnson Chase,
         d. in 1761, leaving young children.
 Children of James3 and Martha (Rolfe) Chase:
     ii. James, d. Jan. 1709.

4. iii. James, b. Aug. 14, 1709; bp. Apr. 21, 1717.

    iv. Nathaniel, b. May 10, 1711; twice married; lived at Haverhill, 1743 to 1753.
     v. Rebecca, b. Feb. 14, 1712/3; m. Joseph Nichols, Feb. 1, 1732/3.
    vi. Aquila, b. Apr. 14, 1714; d. young.
   vii. Aquila, b. May 10, 1715; twice married; thirteen children.
  viii. Mary, b. July 19, 1717; m. Reuben Mace, Sept. 20, 1739.
    ix. Ezra, b. May 25, 1720; d. Feb. 16, 1799, Leominster, Mass.; m. Abigail Lowe; ten children; served in
         French and Indian War and in Revolution.
     x. Ebenezer, b. June 15, 1721; m. Dorothy Foot; thirteen children; moved to Brentwood, N. H.
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Martha Chase's Timeline

March 23, 1687
Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
August 14, 1709
Age 22
Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
May 10, 1711
Age 24
February 14, 1712
Age 24
Newbury, Essex County, Province of Massachusetts
April 14, 1714
Age 27
May 10, 1715
Age 28
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
July 19, 1717
Age 30
May 25, 1720
Age 33
Newbury, Essex County, Province of Massachusetts
June 15, 1721
Age 34
Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States