Nancy Stark

30 July 1785–30 June 1874 (Age 88)
Dunbarton, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Nancy

When Nancy Stark was born on 30 July 1785, in Dunbarton, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Lt. Archibald Stark Jr, was 54 and her mother, Mary Anderson, was 41. She married John Chase in 1815. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 30 June 1874, in Chicopee, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 88.

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John Chase
Nancy Stark
Marriage: 1815
Martha A Chase

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Dunbarton, Merrimac, N. H.


    Martha A Chase


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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 1

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1788 · New Hampshire Helps Ratify the US Constitution

Age 3

On June 21, 1788, New Hampshire became the ninth and final state needed to ratify the US Constitution and make it the official law of the land

Age 27

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and English: from Middle English stark ‘firm’, ‘unyielding’, hence a nickname for a stern, determined, or physically strong person.2 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a strong, bold person, from Middle High German stark(e), German stark ‘strong’, ‘brave’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Nancy Chase, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"
  • Nancy Chase, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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