Estella R. Chase

21 May 1895–
Upton, Oxford, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of Estella R.

When Estella R. Chase was born on 21 May 1895, in Upton, Oxford, Maine, United States, her father, Edward Clarence Chase, was 26 and her mother, Mary Ann McLeod, was 26. She married John Verner Wiken on 12 April 1913, in Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Rumford, Oxford, Maine, United States in 1920 and Peru, Oxford, Maine, United States for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

John Verner Wiken
1889–
Estella R. Chase
1895–
Marriage: 12 April 1913
Verner John Wiken
1916–
Eric Woodrow Wiken
1922–1999

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 April 1913Maine, United States
  • Children

    (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 1
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1898 · Sinking of USS Maine
    Age 3
    During the Cuban War for Independence, the USS Maine had been sent to Havana to look out for the interests of the United States. On February 15, 1898, at approximately 21:40, an explosion on USS Maine was caused by roughly 5 long tons of powder. The front of the ship was demolished and the remains quickly sunk to the bottom of the ocean. 260 men lost their lives in the explosion itself, with at least six more dying afterwards from related injuries. The event kicked off an atmosphere of contention that would eventually lead to the Spanish-American War.
    1927
    Age 32
    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 19875;2007: 38715; 2010: 52481)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.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Chace

    Sources (9)

    • Estella R Wiken in household of John V Wiken, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Estella R Chase, "Maine, Marriage Index, 1892-1966, 1977-1996"
    • Estella R Wiken in household of John V Wiken, "United States Census, 1930"

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