When Flossie Lillian Chase was born on 15 January 1898, in Upton, Oxford, Maine, United States, her father, Edward Clarence Chase, was 29 and her mother, Mary Ann McLeod, was 29. She married Earl Clayton Cotes on 1 August 1920, in Rumford, Oxford, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Rumford, Oxford, Maine, United States in 1920 and Kittery, York, Maine, United States for about 10 years. She died on 8 January 1995, in Penobscot, Hancock, Maine, United States, at the age of 96.
English (southern): metonymic occupational name for a huntsman, or perhaps a nickname for an exceptionally skilled huntsman, from Middle English chase ‘hunt’ (Old French chasse, from chasser ‘to hunt’, Latin captare).
History: Thomas Chase came to MA from Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England, in the 1640s, and had many prominent descendants. Samuel Chase, born in Somerset County, MD, in 1741, was one of the first members of the US Supreme Court; Philander Chase, born in Cornish, NH, in 1741 was a prominent Episcopal clergyman, and his nephew Salmon Portland Chase (1808–73), also born in Cornish, was governor of OH, a US senator, and secretary of the US Treasury during the Civil War.