Chase Family

Name origin: The family is of Norman origin, the name formerly bing La Chassie. The seat of the English family is at Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England.

Thomas Chase

b.abt.1391

CHILDREN included:

  1. Thomas Chase

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Thomas Chase

b.abt.1422 Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England; s/o Thomas Chase
d.abt.1512
m.Elizabeth ___________

CHILDREN included:

  1. John Chase b.abt.1455

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John Chase

b.abt.1455 Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England; s/o Thomas and Elizabeth Chase
d.1490
m.abt.1479 of Chesham, Bucks, England Alice Harding
b.abt.1462

CHILDREN included:

  1. Matthew Chase

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Matthew Chase

b.abt.1486 of Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England
m.1518 Chesham, Bucks, England; Elizabeth Bould
b.abt.1488 in Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England

CHILDREN included:

  1. Thomas Chase

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Thomas Chase

b.Apr. 22, 1520 Hundridge, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England
d.June 29, 1586 Chesham, Bucks, England
m.1539-40 Hundrich Parish, Chesham, Bucks, England; Elizabeth (Bowshiew) (Bowshiew) Bowchein
b.1518 in Hundridge, Chesham, England
d.Oct. 2, 1569 Hundridge, Chesham, England

CHILDREN included:

  1. Richard Chase b.June 26, 1542

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Richard Chase

b.July 26, 1542 Hundridge, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England
bapt.Aug. 23. 1542
d.Jan. 31, 1611 Hendrick, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England
m.Apr. 16, 1564 Hundrick Parish, Chesham, Buck, England; Joan Amie Byshoppe
b.1542 in Chesham
d.May 4, 1597

CHILDREN included:

  1. Aquila Chase b.ca.1575 chr.Aug. 14, 1580
  2. Benjamin Chase b.1580 d.1670
  3. Thomas Chase b.July 18, 1585

From Directory of the Ancestral Heads of New England Families, 1620-1700 by Holmes: CHASE, AQUILLA, mariner, son of Richard of the parish of Hundrich, Chesham, Eng., of fourth generation of Thomas, b.1618, settled at Hampton, NH, 1640. removed to Newbury, Mass., 1646. THOMAS, brother of Aquilla, settled at Hampton, N.H., about 1640

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Thomas Chase

b.July 18, 1585 Hundrich, Chesham, Buckingham, England
d.bef. Aug. 5, 1652 Hampton, NH
m.Hampton, NH Elizabeth Philbrick, she m.(2)John Garland, m.(3)Henry Robie

CHILDREN included:

  1. Thomas Chase
  2. Joseph Chase
  3. James Chase
  4. Isaac Chase b.Feb. 1, 1650
  5. Abraham Chase b.July 6, 1652

NOTE: From The Pioneers of Maine and New Hampshire 1623-1660 by POPE page 36: CHASE...Thomas, Hampton, proprieter, rec'd share in common lands 1645. Wife Elizabeth; ch: Thomas, Joseph, James, Isaac b. 1 (2) 1650, Abraham b. 6 (6) 1652.

He died before 5 (8) 1652, when admin of his estate was granted to his widow Elizabeth. She entered caution "15 (1) 1652-3 respecting 10 acres of land he bought of Hen. Ambrose. The court allowed 48 pounds out of the estate to the five children...4 (8) 1653, and the widow gave bonds for payment thereof in due time. She married second, John Garland.

Page 176: ROBIE...Henry m.(2)Jan. 19, 1673-4, Elizabeth dau. of Thomas Philbrick, and widow of Thomas Chase and John Garland.

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James Chase

b.Nov. 2, 1654 Hampton, NH
d.Feb. 26, 1739 Hampton, NH
m.(1)Sept. 2, 1675 Salisbury, MA; Elizabeth Green
b.April [PM&NH]or June 11, 1656 Hampton, NH d/o Henry Green and Mary _____
m.(2)May 23, 1677 Newbury/Salisbury, MA; Elizabeth Bingley/Bengley
b.June 1660 Salisbury d/o William Bingley and Elizabeth Preston
d.1685 Newbury, MA
m.(3)Dec. 21, 1687 Salisbury, MA Lydia Challis
b.May 31, 1665 Salisbury, MA d/o Philip Challis and Mary Sargent
d.March 1739 of Newbury, MA

CHILDREN of James and Elizabeth Bingley included:

  1. Hannah Chase b.Dec. 22, 1677 Hampton, NH
  2. William Chase b.Jan. 20, 1678 Newbury d.bef.Oct. 22, 1730
  3. Abigail Chase b.Aug. 27, 1681 Hampton, NH
  4. John Chase b.Aug. 26, 1684 Newbury, MA d.1710 of Newbury
  5. Dorothy (Chapman) Chase b.March 17, 1686 of Ipswich, MA d.1710-17

CHILDREN of James and Lydia included:

  1. Mary Chase b.Feb. 8, 1688 of Ipswich, MA d.April 1, 1736
  2. Philip Chase b.Sept. 23, 1688 Newbury, MA d.July 11, 1764 Sutton, MA
  3. Charles Chase b.Jan. 12, 1690 d.1775
  4. Jacob Chase b.1690/1697 Newbury, MA d.Sept. 11, 1754 Haverhill, MA
  5. Abraham Chase b.1694 Newbury, MA d.Nov. 28,m 1770 Plaistow, NH
  6. Phebe Chase b.abt.1696 Newbury, MA d.aft.1730
  7. Lydia Chase b.abt.1700 Newbury, MA d.aft.1730
  8. Elizabeth Chase b.abt.1705 Newbury, MA d.aft.Oct. 22, 1730
  9. David Chase b.Oct. 20, 1710 Newbury, MA d.Dec. 17, 1802 Newbury, MA

NOTE: From The Pioneers of Maine and New Hampshire 1623-1660 by POPE page 84: GREEN...Henry...Will dated 2 Aug. was proved 20 and 23 Aug, 1700; beq. to sons Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob; daus. Elizabeth, wife of Joseph Cass, and the three children she had by James Chase, Mary, wife of Peter Green, and Hannah, sometime wife of John Asy.

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Charles Chase

b. Jan. 12, 1689/90 Newbury, MA
d.May 7, 1775 Newbury, MA
m.July 15, 1714 at Newbury, MA Hepzibah Carr
b.April 14, 1692 Newbury, MA
d.July 6, 1765 Newbury, MA

CHILDREN included:

  1. Hephzibah Chase b. April 6, 1731 Newbury, MA d.Deer Isle, ME m.May 1, 1755 Hampton, NH Thomas Saunders

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