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GENEALOGY COLLEL 1 ICJi
ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
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RECORDS OF THE DESCENDANTS
Key. Nathaniel Chase
BRIEF ACCOUNT OF HIS ANCESTORS.
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ALSO RECORDS OF SOME OF THE DESCENDANTS OF
EDMUND CHASE OF MINOT, MAINE.
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So much of the following Records as relate to Rev. Nathaniel Clia.se, an early
settler in Bucklield, Me., ami his descendants, was collected and compiled by his
granddaughter, Mrs. Julia Chase Washburn, of Livermore Maine. Tiny wore
furnished for publication in the Maine Genealogist and Biographer, but it was
subsequently thought advisable to print them in :i pamphlet : also to prefix a brief
account of the i migrant ancestor, and records of hi* children and grandchildren,
thereby making genealogical connection between the earlier and later branches
of the family. This part of the pamphlet, and also the closing pages giving an ac-
count of Edmund Chase, an early settler of Minot. Maine, and records of some of
his descendants, were compiled from other sources and supplied by me.
The, pamphlet i- designed for distribution among such members of the two
branches traced therein, as may desire to possess it. and in the case of Rev,
Nathaniel, as a token of respi <-t and love to the memory of a worthy ancestor, who
voluntarily aided in the struggle for Independence, hewed out for himself and fam-
ily a home in the wilderness, ;in«l was, for many years, a faithful minister of the
Gospel among the pioneer settlt i> of Oxford county.
W.M. B. LATHAM.
Augunta, April, 1878.
A Family Record i- valuable only when it i> correct, and as the proof in this
case could not be sent to the writer, a few errors in dates are found in the follow-
ing pages. It only remains, therefore, to make the following corrections here:
Page 7. A full-face 5 should precede the name of Isaac (son of Eleazer.)
Page 7. No. (5. Mary m. Nathaniel Freeman in 1774, not 1714.
Page 3. No. 10. Charles <i. should rend Charles V.
Page 8. No. 11. Isaac Tuttle died June 2, ls7J. Oscar Turtle died January,
1856. Lois Tuttle died April. I857i
Page 10. No. 15, Priscilla (Chase) Ellis died July 1, 1853.
Page (i. No. 12, Lucy JI. Eustace died 1671, not l*.7i\
Page 13. Gaiiis, son of Daniel (28) died ls.")2, not 1S62.
CHASE FAMILY RECORDS.
The Chase family is said to be of Norman descent, and it has
been suggested that the name was formerly LaChass. Be this as
it may, the fact that families of this name, have been for several
centuries in England, is unquestioned. As early as 1326, families
of Chase, lived in Suffolk. .The criminal records, show that a
Thomas Chase, was barbarously murdered, in 1^06. There was a
Sir John Chase in Exeter, before 1637, and John Chase, Esq., was
Apothecary to Queen Anne, in 1690.
Savage says that Aquila Chase of Hampton and Newbury, was
a mariner from Cornwall. England, but the records of the Heralds'
Visitation, at Buckinghamshire in 1634, indicate thathis family may
have been of Chesham. There was a Thomas Chase of Cheshain,
who had a son Richard, baptised August 3, 1^42. This Richard,
married Joan Bishop, at Chesham April 16, 1564, and had : i, Robert,
baptised, September 16, 1565 ; ii, Henry, baptised, August to,
1567 ; iii, Lydia, baptised, October 4, 1573 ; iv, Ezekiel, baptised,
April 23, 1576; v, Dorcas, baptised, March 2, 157S ; vi, Aquila,
baptised, August 14. 15S0; vii, Jason, baptised, January 13, 15S3 ;
viii, Thomas, baptised, July iS, 1585, ix, Abigail, baptised, Jan-
uary 12, 1588 ; Mordecai, baptised, Jnly 31, 1591.
The old story of '-three brothers", which so frequently proves to
be mythical, holds true with regard to the Chase family, for three
brothers by the name of Chase, supposed to have been sons of
Aquila and grandsons of Richard above named, were among the
early emigrants to New England. William 1 with his wife Mary-,
and son William, came in the company with Governor Winthrop,
in 1630. He thought of going to Scituate, but, finally changed
his purpose, and went with a party to Cape Cod, and settled in what
is now Yarmouth. He died there in May, 1659, leaving children ;
i, William born about 1622 : ii, Mary born 1637 ; iii Benjamin born
1630 married Phillippe Sherman. The widow of William Chase was
found dead the same year that her husband deceased, and an inquest
decided that she died a natural death. The descendants of William
and Mary Chase continue to reside in the towns of the Cape, and
may be found scattered elsewhere. The two Chase brothers,
Thomas and Tristram who came from Marthas' Vineyard and set-
tled early in Livermore, Maine, are supposed to be descendants of
William the emigrant.
Thomas 1 and Aquila Chase, 1 younger brothers of William,
appeared in Hampton about the year 1639. They were young,
unmarried men. Thomas married Elizabeth daughter of Thomas
Philbrook and resided in Hampton until his death which occurred
in 1652. His widow married (2) John Garland in 1654. and (3)
Henry Roby in 1677. The children of Thomas and Mary Chase
were : i. Thomas born 1642 died unmarried October 23, 1714; ii,
Joseph born 1645 married Rachel Partridge. January 31, 1671 ; iii,
Isaac born April 1, 1647 married (1) February 20, 1673, Mary
Perkins and (2) October ^, 167^, Marv Tilton ; iv, James born
1649, married Elizabeth Green, September 2, 1675 ; v, Abraham
born August 6. 1651, unmarried, "wvas killed in ye warres 1676."
Aquila Chase 1 , mariner, born in 161S, married Anne, daughter
of John Wheeler of Hampton, X. H., and about the year 1646 he
moved to Newbury where he had a grant of four acres of land and
resided till his death which took place Dec. 27, 1670. He was a
man of some note in Newbury, and his name often appears upon
the town records of his time. He is said to have been the first
person to bring a vessel over Newbury bar. The only record to
his discredit is that which states that "Aquila Chase and his wife
were presented for gathering pease on ye Sabbath day." The
purpose of this little pamphlet is to trace down one or two branches
of the family of Aquila, but we have given his children and grand-
children complete, so far as they appear upon the records of
ancient Newbury. The children of Aquila and Anne Chase were
as follows :
2 i Sarah, b. ; m. May 15, 1GGG, Charles Annis.
3 ii Anne, b. July 6, 1647; m. April 27, 1671, Thomas Barber.
4 iii Triscilla, b. March 14, 1649 ; m. Feb. 10, 1671, Abel Merrill.
5 iv Mary, b. Feb. 3, 1651 ; m. March 9, 1670, John Stevens.
6 v Aquila, b. Sept. 27, 1052; m. Esther Bond.
7 vi Thomas, b. July 25, 1054; m. 1st, Sot. 22, 1677, Rebecca Folhnsbee ; 2d,
Aug. 2, 1713, Elizabeth Mowers.
8 vii John, b. Nov. 2, 1655; m. 1st, May 23, 1677, Elizabeth Bingley; 2d, Lydia.
9 viii Elizabeth, b, Sept. 13, 1657; m. June 27. 1678, Zaehariah Ayer.
10 ix Ruth, b. Mareh IS, 1600; d. May 30, 1676.
11 x Daniel, b. Dec. 9, 1061 ; m. May 25, 1633, Martha Kimball.
12 xi Moses, b. Dee. 24, 1063; m. 1st, Xov. 10, 16>4, Arm Folkmsbee; 2d, Dee.
13, 1713, Sarah Jacobs.
Ann, widow of Aquila, m. June 14, 1672, Daniel Mussiloway.
3 The children of Anne 2 were :
1G i John, b. Deo. 23, 1669, m. , Abigail Chase, d. of Jaiues of
Ann, in. April 27. 1671, Thomas Barber, and had,
14 ii Thomas, b. Feb. 16. 11)72.
15 iii Alice, b. March 3, 1074.
6 Aquila 2 and Esther Bond had ;
1C i Esther, b. Nov. 2S, 1674. in. , Daniel Merrill.
17 ii Joseph b. March 25, 1677: in. Nov. S, If!!)!.). Abigail Thurston.
18 iii Ann, b. April 4. 1078; in. Oct. 27. 1703, Abraham FouMiain.
lit iv Priseilla, b. ( »ct. 15, 1GS1 : m. . 1704. Joseph Hills.
20 v Jemima, b. ; ni. Sept. — , 1721. Peter Ordway.
21 vi Rebecca, b. ; m. Dec. 5. 1716, Jonathan Moulton.
22 vii Hannah, b. 1689; in. Die. 22. 1707. Joseph Hoyt.
23 viii Abigail, b. ; in. ( kt. 1710, Joseph Robinson.
24 ix Benjamin, b. ; m. May 20, 1718. Sarah Bailey.
7 Thomas 2 and Rebecca Follansbce had :
25 i Thomas, b. Sept. 1."), 1680; m. , Sarah
26 ii Jonathan, b. Jan. 13. 1083; in. , 1703. Joanna Palmer.
--27 iii James, b. Sept. 15, 1685 ; m. 1st, , Lydia ; 2d, Dee. 17, 1707,
28 iv Aquila, b. July 17), 16S8; m. , 1712. Mary Smith.
29 v Ruth, b. Feb. 28, 1691 ; m. May. 29, 1716. Nathaniel Miller.
30 vi Mary, b. Jan. 15, 1695; m. Horton.
31 vii Jo.-iah, b. July 15, 1607: d. young.
32 viii Rebecca, b. April 26, 1700; m. Dee. 14, 1721. Stephen Moulton.
33 ix Nathan, b. , 1704 : m. 1st. Nov. 20, 1723. Judith Sawyer; 2d, Dec.
30, 1740, Joanna Cheney; 3d, Jan. 9, 1763, Ruth Davis.
34 x Judith, b. ; m. , Horton.
The first wife of Thomas died, and he married 2d, Aug. 2,
1713, Elizabeth Mowers. Their child was:
35 ix Elizabeth, b. July 9, 1715; m. Aug. 17, 1732. Benjamin Rogers.
8 John 2 by 1st wife, Elizabeth Bingley, had:
36 i "William, b. Jan. 20, 1670; d. young*
37 ii John, b. Aug. 26, 1684: m.
38 iii Phillip, b. Sept. 23, 1688; m. April 17, 1712, Mary Follansbee.
By second wife, Lydia :
39 iv Charles, b. Jan. 12, 1690; m. July 15, 1714, Hepsibah Carr.
40 v Jacob, b. ; m. Aug. 24, 1716, Joanna Davis.
41 vi Abraham, b. ; m. 1st, Nov. 16, 1716, Ruth Morse ; 2d,
, Abigail .
42 vii Phi'be, b. ; m. Aug. 25, 1726. Nathaniel Tucker.
43 viii Mary, b. ; m. July 30, 172* , Joseph Satford.
44 ix Lydia, b. ; m. Nov. 5, 1724, William Blay.
45 x - Elizabeth, b. , .
|| Daniel 2 and Martha Kimball, had :
40 i Martha, b. Aug. 18. 1084: m. Aug. 3. 1TIG, David L:iw*on.
47 ii Sarah, b. July is. 1686; m. Nov. IT, 1714, Francis Danforth.
48 iii Dorothy, b. Jan. 24, 1689.
40 iv Isaac, b. Jan. 10. 1691 ; m. Oct. -2!). 1710. Hannah Kerry.
50 v Lydia, b. Jan. 10, 1693; m. Jan. 30, 1710. William Evans.
51 vi Mehitable, b. Jan. 19, 1695; m. Xov. 19, 1715. Timothy Osgood.
52 vii Judith, b. Feb. 10, 1697; m. Jan. 21, 1711. John Tuttle.
53 viii Abuer, b. Oct. 15, 1699; m. Nov. 24, 1721. Elizabeth Whittior.
54 ix Dauiel, b. Oct. 15, 1702; m. 1st, Jan. 3, 1723, Mary Carpenter; 2d, Feb.
12, 172(3, Elizabeth ( ollins.
55 x Enoch, b. , ; m. Jan. 25, 1727, Judith Colby.
Daniel, died Feb. 8,1707; Martha, his widow, m. 2d — , 1713,
|2 Ensign Moses 2 and Ann Follansbee, had :
50 i Closes, 1 b. Sept. 20, 1685, d. young.
57 ii Daniel. j b. Sept. 20, !•;-•">, tu. Jan. 2, 1707, Sarah Marsh,. ^
58 iii Moses, b. Jan. 20, 1688; in. Oct. 12. 1709, Elizabeth Wells.
50 iv Samuel, b. May 13, 1690; m. Dec. s. 1713, Hannah Emery.
60 v Elizabeth, b. Sept. 2.3, 1693; m. Dee. 14, 1708, John Carr.
61 \i Stephen, b. Aug. 20. 1697; m. Dee. — , 1717. Sarah Hale.
62 vii Hannah, b. Sept. 13, 1699; m. . 1710. Green Whittier.
63 viii Joseph, b. Sept. 0. 1703; m. Sept. 7. 1724, Mary Morse.
64 be Benoni, b. April 5, 1708; Mary Rogers.
The 2d wile, Sarah Jacobs, had uo children.
58 Moses' 2 , who married Elizabeth Wells of Amesbury, Mass.,
in 1709, had the following:
65 i Wells, b. Oct. 4. 1710; m. Martha ?v* -jhs. 1734.
66 ii Moses, b. July 1, 1713: in. Judith Harriett, 1736.
67 iii Seth, b. Xov. 21. 1715; 111. Elizabeth Bartlett, 1738.
68 iv Humphrey, b. Jan. 8, 1717: went to Haverhill.
69 v Elizabeth, b. Jan. 20. 1710; m. Joshua Bailey.
70 vi Eleazer, b. July 25. 1722 : m. Jeanette Elder.
71 vii Anne, b. Sept. 11, 1724; d. young.
72 viii Daniel b. Dec. 31, 1720, m. Hannah Somerby.
73 ix Anne, b. March 10, 1720.
74 x Rebecca, b. July 21, 1731.
75 xi Abigail, b. Dec. 4, 1734.
70 Eleazer 4 came in early manhood to Windham. Maine, to
aid in defending the infant settlement, from the attacks of the
Indians. He never returned to Newbury, but married Tcanette
Elder of Windham, and settled there. By this marriage, he had:
Isaac and Mary (1756) and two other children who died young.
His wife died and he married Mrs. Mary (Boobv) Brown of Mar-
blehead, Mass., and had Betsey, Nathaniel (1761) and
Joseph (1769), and one other child that died young. Eleazer
was a soldier of the Revolution. In 17S2, he removed
to Buckfield, and died there in 1S0S, aged S6.
Isaac, (son of Eleazer 4 ) married Lois Smith, and had S children:
Gideon, Eleazer, Abigail, Isaac. David, Jane, James and Mary,
He lived and died in Standish, Me., and many of his descendants
now live there. Isaac, Jr., married his cousin, Eunice Chase and
moved to Turner, Maine. He was known as "Esquire Chase".
6 Mary, (daughter of Eleazer 4 ) born April 5, 1 755, married
Nathaniel Freeman, of Gorham, Maine, 1744, and had 10 children,
Jane, Mary, Lydia, David, Bethiah, Nathaniel, Hannah, Betsey,
Eunice and John. Jane married Eben Lombard ; Mary married
Joseph Whitney; Lydia married Gershom Hamlin ; Bethia married
Enoch Shaw ; Hannah married Stephen Whitney, and Betsey
married Cyrus Hamlin.
7 Betsey, (daughter of Eleazer 4 ) manned Eben Cotton, of Gorham
and had six children ; Joseph, Susan, Nathaniel, Polly, Lydia and
William. Betsey lived and died in Gorham.
8 Nathaniel Chase, (son of Eleazer 4 ) was born in Windham,
Me., Sept. 2, 1761. When 14 years old. the Revolutionary War
broke out. and his father enlisted as one of the first minute men, leav-
ing the whole family dependent upon him. When sixteen he enlisted
himself and when seventeen he entered the army and served one
year In March, 17S1, being nearly twenty years of age, he left
Windham in company with two others and walked forty miles on
snow-shoes, through the forest, drawing a hand-sled on which was
a bushel of meal, axe, hatchet and gun, to what is now the town
of Buckfield, Maine. Here he cleared twelve acres of land and
built a log cabin to which he removed his parents in 17S2 ; giving
them the land thus prepared, he began anew in the forest himself.
By an act of Legislature he was enabled to secure one hundred
acres of land for his father and a tract adjoining this of equal ex-
tent for himself, and he subsequently added over 200 acres to his
own farm by purchase. Here he built first a log cabin, then a
small frame house and finally the large square house where he
lived till his death. This house and a large part of the farm is still
owned and occupied by the family of his son, the late Hon. Thomas
Chase, to whose faithful care he was indebted for the comfort and
quietude of his last years. The remainder of the farm is divided
into two farms, on one of which his oldest son Daniel lived and
died, and the other was owned tor many years by his son William.
He was married three times. In 1 7S3 he married Rhoda Elliot of
Windham, Me M and had five children; first twins that died in
infancy; Daniel, born March iS. i 7S5 ; Dolly, March 12. 1 7S7 ;
and Jaibel, died in infancy. His wife died and he married Jemima
Haskell of Xcw Gloucester, Me.. 1791, and had eleven children.
Mercy, born April 4. 1792 ; Betsey. Jan. ."*. 1794 ; Eunice, Mar. 30,
1796; Priscilla, May 4, 1798 ; Nathaniel, June 29, 1S00; Salome,
April 15, 1S02, (died Jan. 15, 1S06) ; Miriam, April 1. 1S04 ;
Job, June 2S, 1S06 ; Thomas, June 6, 1S0S ; William, January 25,
1S11 ; Isaac, April 6, 1815. His second wife died Dec. 14, 1S31,
aged 61, and he married Mrs. Joanna (Berry) Briggs, Feb. 20,
1S33, who survived him many years. He was ordained a minister
in the Baptist church in 1S00, and preached fifteen years to the
First Baptist church of Buckfield, also at Livermore, Harrison,
Woodstock, Paris and other places, mostly without compensation.
He was a man of firm will, a benevolent heart, and great physi-
cal endurance. Nathaniel died in Buckfield of typhoid fever April
30, 1S53, aged nearly 92 years.
9 Joseph (son of Eleazer*) born in Windham, 1769. came to
Buckfield with his parents in 17S2. He married Hannah Ellliot of
Windham (a sister of his brother Nathaniel's wife.) and had two
children: Rhoda 1 791 . and Hannah 1795. His wife died and he
married Anna Legro and had four children : Joseph, : 796 : Eleazer,
1797 » Mary, 1S00, and Nancy, 1S02. Joseph died in Buckfield,
(on the place now owned by his grandson Lewis) in 1S14, aged
45 )' ears -
10 Daniel (son of Nathaniel 8 ) married Abigail Record 1S05,
and had seven children: Daniel, April 13, 1S07 ; David R., Dec.
26, tSoS ; Jacob E., May 8, 181 1 ; Charles G., Sept. 13, 1S13;
Stephen D., Aug. r, iS 1 7 ; Cyrus G., Sept. 1S19; Rhoda A.,
March 12, 1S22. Rhoda A. died July 1S24. . His wife died and
he married Mrs. Diedamia Thompson, 1S46. Daniel lived in
Buckfield and died there July 8, 1S55, aged 70.
|| Dolly, (daughter of Nathaniel 9 ) married William Tuttle
1S07, and had nine children: Isaac, Oct. 7, 1S07 ; (died June 7,
1S55 ;) Rhoda E., March 12, 1810: Hiram, Nov. S. 1S12 ; Mercy,
March 9, 1S15 ; Lois, Sept. 29, 1S17; William, Oct. 5. 1S20;
Adeline, May 21, 1S23 ; Angeline, Oct. 6, 1S25, died 1S43 ; Oscar
F., April 14, 1S2S. Isaac married Rozana Spaulding. died;
Rhoda married Joseph Hutchinson, died June 4, 1S43 ; Hiram
married Mary A. Conant and Britannia Fernald ; Mercy married
Benjamin Roberts, died July 25, 1S4S. and Lois married David
Ripley, died January, 1S56; the remainder of the children died
unmarried. William died Sept. 1S45 ; Adeline, April 22, 1S41.
Dolly lived in Turner and died there Dec. 1S41, aged 54.
|2 Mercy, (daughter of Nathaniel 8 ) married William Walker
of Peru, March .7, 1S1S and had four children: Martha, March
16, 1S19; William Haskell, Jan. 7, 1S24 ; Amanda, Feb. 21,
1829; Adelia B., March is, 1S34. Martha manied Orrin Rey-
nolds of Canton, Aug. 31. 1S53 and had one child : Malcomb,
born May 12, 1S55 ; she died May 25, 1S77. William H., married
Mrs. Sebrina R. Walker, May 25, 1S56. and had two children:
Charles Sumner, born March 9, 1S57 ; Daniel II., Feb. 8, 1S59
(died Sept. 23, 1S60.) Adelia married Gilbert Eustace, April 2,
1S63 and had one child: Lucy Malvina, Sept. 17, 1S64. died May
2, 1S72. Her husband died and she married Amos Harlow of
Peru, May 9, 1S72. Mercy lived in Peru and died there May 6,
1S77 aged S$.
13 Betsey (daughter of Nathaniel 8 ) married Adam Knight of
Peru, Dec. 1S15, and had eight children, viz : Nathaniel, Dec. 7,
1S16; Merrill, Dec. 6, 1S1S; Salome, Dec. 26, 1S20; Eveline A.,
March 23,1824; Calista, March 27, 1826; Daniel, March 10,
1S2S; Jemima, Dec. 23, 1831 ; Maria Louisa, Aug. 1S37. Nath "
aniel married Columbia Sweet, June 5, 1S42, and had two chil-
dren : Aubry Mellen, Aug. S, 1S43, and Eveline A., June 11,
1845. Nathaniel died Oct. 20, 1S56. Merrill married Esther
Woodsome, Jan. 15, 1S54, and had two children; Bevillo A.,
July 11, 1S56, and Lura M., Aug. 16, 1S63. Salome married
Enoch Morrill, June 23, 1S50. Eveline died March 7, 1S44.
Calista manied Oliver Robbins Aug. 20, 1S4S, and had five chil-
dren, viz : Susan, Sept. 20, 1S49, (died Oct. 4, 1S54) ; Betsey,
March 8, 1851, (died Nov. 22, 1S54.) E. Onello, March S, 1853;
(married June 9, 1870) ; Estella, Sept. 28, 1855, and Albertus,
Sept. 27, 1858, (died April 14, 1861.) Calista died March 20, 1859.
Daniel died in Oregon Jan. 18, 1852. Jemima married Lucius
Double 1852 and had five children: Oscar, April 1850; Alston,
March 1855 ; Earnest, Jan. 24, i860 ; Abraham Lincoln, March
1862 ; Eveline L., June 1866. Maria L., married J. W. Farnham,
Sept. 6, 1861 and had Maxcellena June 22, 1862. Louisa died Jan.
1867. Betsey lived in Peru and died there June 22, 1847, aged
14 Eunice, (daughter of Nathaniel 8 ,) married Isaac Chase,
(son of Isaac 5 ) Jan. 1822 and had seven children, viz : Solon, 1823 ;
OthoTT., 1825; Maria, 1828; Mary Freeman, 1830 ; Charles C,
1833 ; Erexine IT., 1835 ; Ann J., 1837. Solon married Ann Phillips,
1845 and had four children, viz : Charles C, 1846 ; James J., 1848 ;
Cora C, 1853, died 1872 ; Isaac, 1857. Charles C, (son of Solon)
married Elmira Johnson, 1870 and had two children: Cora, July
1873; Winnie, born Oct. 1877; James J. (son of Solon) married
Drusilla McKenney, 1866 and had three children : Jennie, 1868 ;
Ella, 1870; Solon, I873. Otho W., married Deborah T. dishing,
I849, and had five children, viz : Charles C, I850, died 186o;
Frank H., 1 852; Emma J., 1 854, died I860: Clara. I856, died
I860; Deborah, I858, died I858 with her mother ; he then married
Lizzie Johnson, and had six children : Arthur, I859 ; Lucy S.,
1861, died I865; Addie J., 1866; Clinton, I873 ; Harry, I874,
died I875 ; Roswell Bradford, May 5, I877 ; Frank IL, son of
Otho, married Fannie Gilbert had one child that died ; Maria
married Homer B. Record and had rive children, viz : Homer,
I850 died IS52 ; Eva M., I853 ; Charlie, I858 died IS58 ; Lena,
I860, died I860; Charles Homer, 1863. Eva, (daughter of
Maria) married Leman Severy and had two children : Lila. 187< ;
a son IS77. Maria died I864 ; Mary F. married Dr. IL D Irish
and had four children, viz : H. Louis, IS53 ; Isaac C. I855 ; Wal-
ter, B., 1861 ; Mary D., I864; Louis, son of Mary married Etta
Hersey, I877 ; Charles C, died from accident iStf ; Erexine died
I858 ; Ann J., married Ichabod Allen I860, and had Mary Eunice,
I863 and died I864. Eunice lived in Turner and died there June
8, I845, aged 49 years.
15 Priscilla, (daughter of Nathaniel 3 ) married John Ellis of
Canton, Sept. 1, I823, and had three children, viz :' Edwin, born
in Peru May 25, IS24 ; Lydia S., born in Turner Sept 28, I830;
Alexander IL, born in Temple, July 6, I839 ; Edwin married
Sophia S. Davis, Nov. 25, I847. She died April 6, I849, an< ^ he
married Martha B. Baker, Aug. 1850, had four children : Augusta,
(married George H. Kennedy and lives in Canada ;) Damelia,
(married) ; Edwin Hamilton and Jonathan Scott. Edwin is a
physician in Minnesota. Lydia S., married John V. Tucker of
Upper Stillwater and had two children : Mary Priscilla, March 24,
I867 ; Grace, March 3, I869. Hamilton died at Forbestown, Cal-
ifornia, July 5, IS72. Priscilla lived in Peru, Turner, Temple and
died in Farmington. July 1, aged 55 years.
16 Nathaniel (son of Nathaniel 3 ,) married Eunice "VVescott
March I826, and had four children : Amanda, I828 (died I830) ;
Lewis, Jan. 22, I830 ; Ethan Allen, Jan. 18, I832 ; Martin Van
Buren, Oct. 9, IS35. His wife died Aug. 31, 1 842, and he mar-
ried Mrs. Hannah (Bicknell) Hayford, I843. She died Feb. 13,
1S50, and lie married Abby Gould Dec. 23, 1S50, who died June
27, 1S53, and he married Sebrina Gould in 1S54. Nathaniel lived
in Turner. Sidney, and now lives in Readfield, Maine,
17 Miriam (daughter of Nathaniel 8 ,) married Nathan Morrill
of Buckfield, June S, 1S31, and had three children: Horace,
Oct. 3, 1S32; Ellen, Dec. 12, 1S33 ; Isaac Chase, Nov. 16, 1S3S.
Horace married Emily R. Farrar, and had three children : Eliza
A., ; Alice, ; Helen, ■ . Ellen married
Samuel Thomas, Isaac married Laura J. Withington and had two
children ; Zadoc Long died in infancy ; Nathan, . His wife
died and he married — ■ — Rogers. Miriam lived in Buckfield and
died there Dec. S, 1S62 aged 5S.
18 J°b 5 (son of Nathaniel 9 .) married Rebecca D. Latham of
Buckfield, June 8, 1S01 and had three children: Mary L., born
in Sangerville, Maine, April 5, 1S32 ; George F., born in Sanger-
ville, Nov. 24, 1S34; Julia C, born in Turner, Dec. 10, 1S40.
Mary married Horace M. Bearce of Yarmouth, Maine, now of
Boston, Feb. 3, 1S53 and had two children: Ada M., born in
Yarmouth, Nov. 27, iS^3, married Frank A. Bates of New York,
Dec. 6, 1S77 ; Annie G., born in Auburn. Me., May 23, 1S58.
Julia married Seth D. "Washburn of Livermore. March S, 1S71.
Job lived in Turner and Sangerville. and now lives ; n Livermore.
19 Thomas (son of Nathaniel 8 ,) married Esther M. Daggett,
Jan. 14, 1S32, and had nine children: R. Melona, July 17, 1S35 ;
Roscoe G., Nov. 3, 1837 > Abbie F., Oct. 23, 1839 ; Charles, July
18, 1S41 ; George H., May 5, 1S44; Howard Aquila, Oct. 15,
1846; Lucy x\., May 20, 1S49 ! William D., Aug. 26, 1S52 ; Ho-
mer N., Sept. 30, 1S55. Melona married Dr. Charles D. Bradbury
of Buckfield, now of Woodstock, April 26, 1S54, and had four
children: Thomas, April 16, 1S55 ; Charles D. July 9, 1S5S;
Rolfe, March 12, 1S61 ; Abbey L.. Jan. 7, 1864. Ahby F. married
M. Dana Holbrook of South Braintree, Mass., Dec. 13, 1S65, and
had four children: William Chase, April 30, 186S ; Annie L.,
June 27, 1870 ; Antoinette Kimball, Aug. 17, 1S73 ; Roscoe G.,
Dec. 27, 1877. Lucy A., died of diphtheria Nov. 22, 1S60, aged
1 1 years. Thomas lived on the homestead in Buckfield and died
there March 13, 1S66, aged nearly 5S. He was a member of the
State Senate at the time of his death.
20 William, (son of Nathaniel 8 ,) married Vesta Fernald of
Buckfield, x, ^35 an( ^ had five children, viz : an infant that
died; Persis M., April 26, 183?; William W., Dec. 15, 1S40 ;
Mary Frances, April 29. 1S42 ; Alice A.. March 16, 1S51. Persis
married Thomas Bowman, Dec. 2S, 1S57. and had two children :
Fred Earle, Jan 1, 1S64, and another that died the same year as
herself. Persis died Sept. 17, 1669. William W., died Feh. 15,
1841 ; Mary F., married Nathan D. Harlow, March 4, 1S66. and
had one child : Gertrude, 1S6 jr. Alice A., died Aug. 15, 1S6S.
William lives in Buckfield.
21 Isaac (son of Nathaniel 3 ,) married Philena F. Swett of
Buckfield, March 2S, 1S37 an< ^ nac ^ f* ve children, viz : DeWitt
Clinton. Dec. 3, 1S37 ; Lerov R.,July 20, 1S39, died Oct. 16,
1S44; Leslie H., Sept. 29, 1S43 ; Leroy R., Oct. 17, 1S45 ; Isaac,
Nov. 29, 1S47. His wife died Jan. 21, 1S4S and he married An-
gelia Shackley, April 1 1, 1852. and had four children : Henry A.,
Nov. 26, 1853 ; Clarence M.. Nov. 23, 1S56, died March 2, 1865 ;
Philena F., May 18, 1863, died Feh. 16, 1872 ; Charles Clarence,
born May 14, 1875. Isaac lives in Peru.
22 Rhoda. (daughter of Joseph 9 , married Barnard Pompilley
of Turner and had nine children : Benjamin E., Daniel G., Han-
nah, Zenette, Barnard. Bennett, Nancy, Louisa and Eliza. This
family went to Ohio about 1838, and the surviving members still
23 Hannah (daughter of Joseph 9 ,) married Daniel Tuttle of
Turner, and had eleven children : Jeanette, Melissa, Allen, Joseph,
Ripley, Allen, Amanda, Harrison, Wm. Wallace, Mary Ann and
Helen. Melissa married Ambrose Mitchell ; Joseph married
Frances Gilbert and Clara Churchill ; Ripley married Maria Sta-
ples ; Allen married Almeda Robinson ; Amanda married Lyman
Stratton ; Harrison married Vesta Mitchell ; Wallace married Hat-
tie Gilbert. Hannah lived in Turner and died in Buckfield 185 1,
24 Joseph (son of Joseph 9 ,) married Almira Shaw of Buck-
field and had four children : Jane, 1S16; Miriam, 181S; Sarah Ann,
1825, died 184S ; Lewis, 1830; Jane married Rasseleus Cole and
had two children that died in infancy, and Mary who married
Horatio Davis. Miriam married Lucian Philbrook and had ten
children: Almira, Joseph, Marilla, Zenan. Ximenas, Charles,
George, Offa, Sarah Jane and William. Joseph lived on the
homestead in Buckfield and died there .
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25 Eleazer, (son of Joseph 9 ,) married Ann Kneeland of
Bi'ckfleld where he lives. v
26 Mary, (daughter of Joseph 9 .) married Amos Shaw and had
four children : Zenas, 1S20; Silas, 1S21 ; Joseph. iS2^, and Wil-
son, 1S27. Zenas married Jane Benson. Silas married Amanda
Record. Joseph married Sarah A. Pettengill. Wilson married
Eleanor Loring. Wilson died 1850. Mary lives in Buckfield.
27 Nancy, (daughter of Joseph 9 ,) married Alva Gilbert of
Buckfield, and had two children: Martha, 1824 and Dexter 1S26.
Martha married Josiah Hutchinson of Buckfield, and Dexter mar-
ried Amanda Huff of Phillips. Nancy lived and died in Buck-
28 Daniel, (son of Daniel 10 ,) married Betsey Allen, Oct. 11,
1837, anu " nac ^ three children : Jairus A., born in Turner, Aug. 18,
1 841 ; Charles A., born in Boston. March iS, 1S47 ' Gaius A.,
born in Boston. Aug. 27, 1S62. died in Buckfield, Sept. 30, 1S54.
Charles A., married Sarah J. Mitchell 1870. and had one child:
Temperance. Daniel lived in Boston, now lives on the homestead
29 Charles Y., (son of Daniel 1 ' 1 ,) married Margaret Lamb of
New York and had four children : John, Charles, Nancy, Dec.
1S44, and Margaret, March 13, 1847. Charles lived in New York
and died there Dec. 1S53 aged 40.
30 S. Decatur, (son of Daniel 10 ,) married Olive Briggs Nov.
1S43, lives in Hebron, Maine.
31 Cyrus G., (son of Daniel 10 ,) married Lucy Record 1S61
and had one child : Abby that died in infancy. Cyrus lives in
32 David R., (son of Daniel 10 ,) died in South Boston July
1852, unmarried, aged 34.
33 Tacob Elliott (son of Daniel 10 ) died in New York, Feb.
1853, aged 42.
34 Lewis (son of Nathaniel 16 ,) married Elvina G. Dyer,
Sept. 6, 1855 and had five children : Ada Byron, born in Sidney,
July 15, 1856, (died Aug. 23, i860) ; Charles H., and Helen E.,
twins born in Augusta, Feb. 15, 1S59 ; Arthur L., born in Shediac.
N. B., Aug. 24, i860, died April 19. 1S63 ; Ada Byron born
in Sidney, April 24, 1865. Lewis lived in Shdeiac, N. B., and
Sidney and now lives in Rochester, N. Y. ; is senior member of
the firm of "Chase Brothers, Nurserymen."
35 Ethan A., (son of Nathaniel 16 ,) married Augusta Field of
Sidney, Nov. 1S60, and had five children: Frank F., born in
Sidney. June iS, 1S62 ; Florence A., born in Sidney, April 28,
1865 ; Harry B., born in Rochester, N. Y., April 23, 1S6S ; Lewis
Martin born in Sidney, June 27, 1S73 ; Homer Aquila, born in
Rochester, Aug. 29, 1S77. Ethan taught school in Georgia,
lived in Shediac, N. B., and in Sidney and now lives in Roches-
ter, New York ; is a member of the firm of "Chase Brothers."
36 Martin V. B., (son of Nathaniel 10 ,) married Helen A.
Waite of Sidney, Oct. 28, i860, and had three children: Fred
\\\, born Dec. 1, 1S61 ; Eunice E., born in Sidney, June 30, 1866,
died in Augusta, Sept. 8, 1870; Fannie Murray born in Augusta,
April 8, 1872. Martin was an officer in the late war ; now lives
in Augusta and is one of the '"Chase Brothers, Nurserymen."
37 George F., (son of Job 18 ,) married Ann M. Strickland,
Feb. 14, i860, and had five children: Horace M. B., born in
Auburn, Jan. 22, 1861, died Aug. 1861 ; Herbert, born in Auburn,
June 11, 1862 ; Charles F., born in London, Nov. 11, iS 65 ; Henry
B. born in Livermore, June 13, 1S70; Robert Chilton born in
Livermore, Oct. 13, 1S75. George F., lived in Auburn, London
and Livermore, and now lives in North Carolina.
38 Roscoe (son of Thomas 19 ,) married -Ellen E. Gerrish of
Sumner, Nov. 1S65, and had two children : Lila G. born in Buck-
field, April 3, 1S66, died in AuburnMay 2, 1870 ; Orville G., born
Geneva, May 26, 1S73. Roscoe lived in Buckfield and Auburn,
and now lives in Geneva, New York. He is senior member of
the firm of "R. G. Chase & Co., Nurserymen."
39 Charles, (son of Thomas 19 ,) enlisted from Boston in the
33d Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteers, and was lost m the
engagement at Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864. A very worthy
40 George H., (son of Thomas 19 ,) married Maranda Morton
of Paris, Sept. 24, 1865 and had three children: Charles H.,
(and twin that died in infancy,) born in Paris, Feb. 17, 1868 and
George Morton born in Auburn, Dec. 18, 1873. George lived in
Paris and Auburn, Maine, and now lives in Maiden, Mass. He
is a member of the firm of "R. G. Chase & Co."
41 Howard (son of Thomas 19 .) married Mary E. Gibbs of
Geneva, New York, Nov. 23, 1871, and has three children:
Howard Gibbs, born in Geneva. April 7, 1873 ; Mary Esther born
in Geneva, Feb. 4, 1S75 ; Charles Thomas, born in Philadelphia,
Penn., Oct. 27, 1876. Howard lived in Geneva and now in Phil-
adelphia and is one of the firm of ' ; R. G. Chase Sz Co., Nursery-
42 William (son of Thomas 19 ,) married Lizzie C. Withing-
ton of Lawrence, Mass., Aug. 15, 1S77. William lives in Auburn
and is one of the editors of ''Chase's Chronicle."
43 DeWitt Clinton (son of Isaac 21 ,) married Flora Newman
of Carthage, May 23, iS^c), and had one child: Elmer E., born
Oct. 7, 1861, died May 15, 1S63. His wife died July 21, 1S63,
and he married Clara A. Newman May 15, 1S64, and had one
child: Elmer E., born May 23, 1S65. Clinton lived in Peru and
Wilton, also in California and now lives in Auburn, Maine.
44 Lewis, (son of Joseph 24 ,) married Eunice Cole and had eight
children : Julia, Sarah Jane, Amanda, Ellen, Mary Anna, Ells-
worth, Harrison and Eunice. His wife died and he married Eva
Bisbce. Lewis lives in Buckrield on the same farm as his father,
grandfather and great-grandfather.
ANOTHER MAINE BRANCH.
33 Nathan Chase 3 , (Thomas 2 , Aquila 1 ,) married first, Nov.
29, 1723, Judith Sawyer and had:
4 i Nathan, born Jan. 23, 1725.
5 ii Mary, born Nov. 1, 1727.
6 iii Moses, born March 31, 1729.
7 iv John, born July 27, 1731.
8 v Judith, born April 1, 1734.
9 vi Josiab, born Sept. — , 173(3.
For second wife, Nathan Chase married Dec. 30, 1740 Joanna
Cheney and had :
10 vii Moses, born Sept. 21, 1741.
11 viii Lydia, born Sept. 15, 1742.
12 ix Parker, born Feb. 28. 1745.
13 x Edmund, born June 21, 1748; married Esther Merrill.
14 xi Stephen, born July 16, 1750.
15 xii Jonathan, born Dee. 5, 1751.
For third wife he married January 9, 1763, Ruth Davis.
13 Edmund Chase 4 married Esther Merrill, Nov. 30, T769,
and later in life with his family, moved from Newbury, Mass., to
Minot, Me. They had twelve children as follows :
Joanna, b. Nov. 5, 1770.
Stephen, b. Jan. 14, 1772.
Merrill, b. Oct. 17. 1773.
Priseilla.b. Jan. 22. 1776.
Ruth b. Sept. 3, 1777.
Sally, b. Sept. 3. 1779.
Abigail, b. April 17. 1781.
23 viii Nathan, b. May 1G, 1783.
24 ix Edmund, b. Dee. 9, 1785; d. 1878 at Minot, Me., aged over 02 years and
had been 70 years a Fremasou J said to be the oldest Freemason in the
25 x Polly, b. Sept. 23, 1787. .
26 xi Charles, b. April 6, 1791.
27 xii Abner, b. April 28, 1793.
|7 Stephen Chase 5 married Ruth Tyler of New Gloucester.
lie lived in Lewiston and was said to be the first miller in that
town. In 1S03 he moved to No. 3 Plantation, now the town of
Woodstock. He was the first Town Clej-k, the first Justice of the
Peace in that town, and the first Representative to the Legislature.
He was also agent of the Proprietors of the town. He was one
of the early Deacons of the Baptist Church at Paris Hill, and a
licensed preacher. About the year 1S2;;, he moved to Lincoln,
Maine, and died there. Children :
28 i Clarissa, b. Sept. 22, 1790; m. Daniel Curtis.
Ruhamah, b. June 28. 1*01 ; married Benjamin Davis.
Ruth, b. July 6. 1803; m. Simon Fickett.
Betsey, b. Dec. 28, 1804; m. Solon Gates.
Thomas H., b. Dee. 22, 1806;m. Mary Gates.
Peter M., b. Dec. 28, 1808; m. Mary Cole.
33 vii Cyrus H.,b. Nov. 30, 1810; m. Harriet Bailey.
34 viii Stephen S.,b. May 29, 1813; died July 1S72.
35 ix Noah C, b. Oct. 29, 1815, unmarried.
36 x Dudley P., b. Feb. 14, 1M7; m. Olivia Carpenter.
37 xi Abner B., b. Dec. 12, 1819; m. (1) Hannah P. Norton. (2) Frank But-
terfield. Resides in Norway, Me.
18 Merrill Chase 5 married (1) Sally Tucker, March 3, 1796.
and moved from Minot, Maine to No. 3 Plantation in 1S02, with
his brother Stephen, and settled on an adjoining lot. He succeeded
his brother as Clerk of the town, and was a prominent man in
town affairs for many years. He died in Paris, July 17, i860.
38 i Sally, b. Feb. 20, 1797 ; m. Lemuel Perham.
39 ii Merrill, b. Narch 20, 1799; m. Mercy Swan.
40 iii Alfred, b. Nov. 2, 1801 : in. Elvira Perhain. No children.
41 iv Mary A., bom Aug. 5, 1803; m. Edmund Bowkcr.
, 42 v Esther 31., b. May 2C, 1806; married Galen Gates.
43 vi Edmund, b. Sept. 20, 1808; m. Anna Spofl'ard.
44 vii Lydia A., b. Oct. 13, IMO; m. Mahahm Bryant.
4o viii Eliza, b. Dee. 21, 1*12; m. Zephauiah B. "Whitman.
For second wife, Merrill Chase 5 married Mrs. Lucy (Spofford)
Felt, widow of Joshua Felt of Temple, X. II., who died in Wood-
stock, Maine, in 1S12. Children by second marriage:
46 ix Lucinda, b. Feb. 9, 1816; m. Gibbs Benson.
47 x Alden, b. June 5,1819; m. Lucy Golf June 11, 1S40. and had Lucy
Merrill, b. May 10, 1841, died Oct. 11, 1846; Alden Fitzroy,b. Get. 16,
1842.. graduate of Middli town. Conn. University and Profes-or of Mathe-
matics in Maine Wesleyan Seminary at Kent's Hill, m. Louisa F. Allen;
Estella Ophelia, 1>. Sept. 1, 1846; m. Rev. Albert A. Ford; Aquila Mont-
rose, b. June 22. 1854.
Alden Chase was a successful teacher of the public schools in
his younger days ; has often held town office ; served two years in
the Maine Legislature, and two terms of five years each as Regis-
ter of Deeds for Oxford County. Now resides on his farm in
29 Ruhamah Chase" married Benjamin, son of Aaron and
Thankful (Strout) Davis, and lived in Woodstock and died there-
i Ptichard. b. Fob. 21. 1823; d. May 23. 1832.
ii Emeline, b. March 15, 1824.
iii Herrick Chase, b. Xov. 5. 1825; m. Lucy M. Felt.
iv P.enjamin. b. Aug. 11, 1^-27: in. and 1 iv«-- m Woodstock.
v Stephen Chase', b. May 23, 1*29: m. Martha E. Perham.
vi Ruhamah, b. July 1">, 1831 ; m. JolmQ. Ellis.
vii Xehemiah, b. Nov. 8, 1833: m. Mary J. Perham.
viii Gyrus Cha<e, b. Sept. 20, 1*3-1 ; d. a young man.
ix Henry, b. May 11, 1*3*; m. Maria P. Greenleaf.
x Emma, b. Dec. 19, 1840.
39 Merrill Chase 6 , who married Mercy, daughter of Elijah and
Eunice (Barton) Swan of Paris, has resided in Woodstock, Sum-
ner and now in Paris. He was the first settler and built the first
mill in that part of Woodstock known as "■Sygotch." Children :
i Eunice, b. Dee. 29, 1820; m. Darius .Sessions.
ii Olive, b. Xov. 14, 1*23; m. Ephraira K. Andrews.
iii Elvira, b. May 4, 1*28; d. young.
iv Elijah S., b. June 3, 1830: m. Augusta Nash,
v Merrill. Jr., b. June 5. 1830.
vi Elvira, b. April 17, 1833; m. Lucius Hackett.
vii Aravesta, b. May 13, 1*30.
viii Thadeus K., b. June 25, 1840.
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41 Mary A. Chase 6 who married Edmund, son of James and
Judith (Chase) Bowker, survives her husband and resides in Wood-
stock. Children :
i Esther C. b. Juno 11, 1827; m. Danville J. Libby.
ii Anson G.. b. Juno 5. lv. ,>; : m. (1) Martini J. Silver and (2) Melissa Harlow.
iii Albion P.. b. May IT. 183 >: m. Angeline Dudley.
iv G''o. W., b. Sept. 7,1831; m. (1) Sarah T. Carter, and (2) Frances A. Hilton.
v Henry, b. April 29, 1SW: d. young.
vi Charles H.. b. Oct. 24. 1833; m. Ellen Gilpatrick,
vii Galen Gate-. 1). Nov. 1,1841; d. in the Union Army at Great Falls, Md.
Jan. 3, 1$G3.
viii Chauncey C, b. Aug. -JO. ls43; died young,
ix Janus L., b. Aug. 13. 1SA4 : in. Ellen E. Davis.
43 Edmund Chase 6 married Anna Spofibrd of Rumford. He
was for several years a resident of Woodstock and served one term
in the Maine Legislature. He moved with his whole family to
Wisconsin about 18^3. Children born in Woodstock:
i Earl S., h. Nov. 10. 1832.
ii Otis F., b. July 14, 1834.
iii Elorinda, b. Aug. 2*. 1836.
iv Nicy M., b. Sept. 19, 1838.
v Leroy C, b. May 16, 1840.
vi Ann.- S., b. July 24. 1842.
vii Louisa, b. January 8, 1n46.
viii Lueinda, b. April 9, 1S4*.
ix Arthur, b. May 3. 1S53.
45 Eliza Chase 5 married Zephaniah B , son of Luther and
Polly (Bern) Whitman of Woodstock and has always lived in
Woodstock. Children :
i Sylvinia E., b. Oct. 5, ls>3: m. Amos Thurlow.
ii Vesta L., b. Aug. 1, ISotJ: m. (1) Mark F. Rawson; (2) Charles Besse.
iii Gilman A., b. March 24. 1838; in. Evelina A. Jackson.
iv Napoleon B.. b. Dec. 2*. 1SJ!J; died l'rorn effects of wounds received at the
battle of Shiloh.
v Alanson Mellen, b. April 17. 1841; died Aupr. 2d, 1864 at Ander-onville
Prison, Georgia. A brave soldier in the Union army,
vi Gilbert M. L.. b. April 2*. LS14; m. Adelaide Dudley. Lives in Wisconsin.
vii M. Josephine, b. June 2o. Is45, married Charles M. Bryant. Lives in
viii Eugene Z., b. Dec. 6, 18o<J; m. Dora V. Whitman.