Eudora Chase

Brief Life History of Eudora

When Eudora Chase was born on 13 October 1847, in Rock, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Job Joseph Chase, was 45 and her mother, Lucy Farnsworth Butterfield, was 43. She married John Thomas Appleby Jr on 4 April 1868, in Avon, Rock, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Davis, Turner, South Dakota, United States in 1900 and Capa, Jones, South Dakota, United States in 1910. She died on 18 January 1916, in Parker, Turner, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 68.

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John Thomas Appleby Jr
Eudora Chase
Marriage: 4 April 1868
Nellie Ione Appleby
Hiram Eugene Appleby
George Henry Appleby
Ernest Lamont Appleby

Sources (19)

  • Endora Chase in household of Job Chase, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Eudora Chase (XXXX - Child), Marriage of son George Henry Appleby to Christina Johana Wuerfel, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Endora Chase Appleby, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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Name Meaning

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.

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