Elizabeth Delano

Female3 August 1802–14 December 1877

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Delano was born on 3 August 1802, in Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States, her father, Edmond Chandler Delano, was 36 and her mother, Martha Merrill Morse, was 31. She married Thomas Chase on 10 December 1821. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Otisfield, Cumberland, Maine, United States in 1850. She died on 14 December 1877, in Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States, at the age of 75.

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Thomas Chase
Elizabeth Delano
Marriage: 10 December 1821
Martha Ann Chase
Julia Chase
Philip Sweetner Chase
Charles Poland Chase
Emily Allen Chase
William Jordan Chase
Edward E. Chase
Ezekiel Chase
Francis Henry Chase
Samuel Ray Chase
Almena Stevens Chase
Ellen Chase

Sources (12)

  • Elizabeth Chase, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elizabeth Delano, "Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
  • Elizabeth Delano, "Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 December 1821
  • Children (12)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    1804 · Whitehead Light

    Age 2

    In 1804, President Thomas Jefferson authorized the creation of a light station on Whitehead Island. The light house went into service by 1807. It is the third-oldest light house in Maine. Whitehead Light still exists as the private property of Pine Island Camp, a non-profit organization.

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 23

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of French, Walloon, and Flemish Delannoy .

    History: Franklin D. Roosevelt's mother was a Delano, descended from Philippe de la Noye or de Lannoy (1602–81), born in Leiden in the Netherlands, who arrived at Plymouth, MA, in 1621 on the Fortune, one year after the Pilgrim Fathers. — This surname is listed along with its original forms de la Noye and de Lannoy in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors, referring to Jan or Jean de la Noye or de Lannoy from Tourcoing in northern France, the father of Philippe mentioned above. The same ancestor is also listed (as Jean de Lannoy) in the similar register of the Huguenot Society of America, besides Abraham de la Noy and Philippe de la Noy.

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

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