Jean Elizabeth Chase

14 September 1924–16 January 1981 (Age 56)
Van Nuys, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

The Life of Jean Elizabeth

When Jean Elizabeth Chase was born on 14 September 1924, in Van Nuys, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, her father, Joseph Newton Chase, was 30 and her mother, Josephine Eloise Porter, was 28. She married Lynn Noble Splan on 28 January 1947, in Clark, Nevada, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 5 years. She died on 16 January 1981, in Fresno, Fresno, California, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Chatsworth, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Lynn Noble Splan
Jean Elizabeth Chase
Marriage: 28 January 1947
Jim Russell Splan
Charles Lynn Splan
Paul Morton Splan

Spouse and Children

28 January 1947
Clark, Nevada, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1937 · Los Angeles California Temple

Age 13

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the Los Angeles California Temple on March 6, 1937. 

Age 17

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Jean Chase in household of Joseph N Chase, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gean E Chase in household of Joseph N Chase, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jean E Chase, "Nevada County Marriages, 1862-1993"

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