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Mary Stevens (Chase)

Birthdate: (75)
Birthplace: Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
Death: April 6, 1725 (75)
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Aquila Chase, Jr., of Newbury and Anne Wheeler
Wife of John Stevens, Sr.
Mother of Mary Stevens; John Stevens; Thomas Stevens; Moses P. Stevens, Sr.; Sarah Stevens and 7 others
Sister of Sarah Annis, of Newbury; Anne Barber; Priscilla Merrill; Sgt. Aquila Chase; Thomas Chase, Sr., of Newbury and 7 others

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About Mary Stevens

Mary Chase was born on 3 February 1650/51 in Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. Parents: Aquila Chase and Anne Wheeler. Spouse: John Stevens. John Stevens and Mary Chase were married on 9 March 1669 in Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. Their children were: Benjamin Stevens and Otho Stevens.

  • Full text of "Encyclopedia of Connecticut biography, genealogical-memorial; representative citizens;"
  • 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 ship master, 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, 1651'; 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.

Notes for Mary Chase: Mary, b. 3d February, 1651; m. 9th March 1670 John Stevens. [ref 18:4-80]  

Mary, b. 3 Feb. 1650-1, m. 9 Mar 1669-70 John Stevens. [ref 22]

Mary, 3 Feb. 1651, m. 9 Mar. 1670, John Stevens [ref 20]  

Mary, born February 3, 1651, married March 9, 1670, John Stevens [ref 29:1833] 

Mary,2 b. Feb. 3, 1650-1[NE]; m. March 9, 1669-70[NE], John2 Stevens (Wm.1) [ref 36:92]

Mary, b. Feb. 3, 1650/1; m. March 9, 1669/70, John Stevens of Newbury. [ref 46:1-258] 

Mary Chase birth 3 Feb 1650 Newbury Essex/d Aquilla [ref 76]

Children who belong to John Stevens and Mary Bartlett born 1701-25: Abigail, Moses, Hannah, Jonathan, Joseph, Mary, John, Susanna, Samuel, Timothy, Ruth  

Other children who probably are not in this family:  Otho (born 1702) married Abigail Kent, Jane born 1704, Hannah (born 1685), who married Robert Swan, is daughter of Ephraim Stevens,  Mary (born 1680) who married Thomas Sargent, is daughter of Thomas Stevens.

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Mary Stevens's Timeline

February 3, 1650
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
February 10, 1670
Age 20
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
March 23, 1673
Age 23
Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
July 13, 1676
Age 26
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
Age 27
Newbury, Essex, Massachussetts
September 7, 1680
Age 30
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
April 7, 1685
Age 35
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
November 19, 1689
Age 39
Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
October 10, 1691
Age 41