Abner Lewis Chase

1819–1893 (Age 74)
Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Abner Lewis

When Abner Lewis Chase was born on 7 October 1819, in Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Sylvanus Chase III, was 28 and his mother, Thankfull Wixson, was 26. He married Catherine Baker on 18 April 1844, in Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 23 September 1893, in Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abner Lewis Chase
1819–1893
Catherine Baker
1827–1879
Marriage: 18 April 1844
Edwin L. Chase
1844–1913
Sarah C. Chase
1846–1920
Chase
1848–
Samuel S. Chase
1848–1923
William E. Chase
1851–1911
George B. Chase
1852–1916
Geo. B. Chase
1852–
son Chase
1855–1856
Chase
1855–
Joseph B. Chase
1857–1914
Cyrus B. Chase
1860–
Mildred Chase
1862–1878
Susan H. Chase
1863–1887

Spouse and Children

    Male1819–1893Male

    Catherine Baker

    Female1827–1879Female

MARRIAGE
18 April 1844
Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
children

(13)

    Edwin L. Chase

    Male1844–1913Male

    Sarah C. Chase

    Female1846–1920Female

    Chase

    Male1848–Male

    Samuel S. Chase

    Male1848–1923Male

    William E. Chase

    Male1851–1911Male

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1790–1860Male

    Thankfull Wixson

    Female1793–1869Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (7)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1820 · Making Land more affordable

Age 1

"The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."
1846

Age 27

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 English: metonymic occupational name for a huntsman, or rather a nickname for an exceptionally skilled huntsman, from Middle English chase ‘hunt’ (Old French chasse, from chasser ‘to hunt’, Latin captare).2 Southern French: topographic name for someone who lived in or by a house, probably the occupier of the most distinguished house in the village, from a southern derivative of Latin casa ‘hut’, ‘cottage’, ‘cabin’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Abner L Chase, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Abner L Chase, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Abner L Chase, "United States Census, 1870"

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