Abner Lewis Chase

1819–1893 (Age 73)
Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary 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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Abner Lewis Chase
Catherine Baker
Marriage: 18 April 1844
Edwin L. Chase
Sarah C. Chase
Samuel S. Chase
William E. Chase
George B. Chase
Geo. B. Chase
son Chase
Joseph B. Chase
Cyrus B. Chase
Mildred Chase
Susan H. Chase

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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."
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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  • 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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