Anna B Dow

Brief Life History of Anna B

When Anna B Dow was born on 29 July 1791, in Henniker, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States, her father, David Dow, was 43 and her mother, Mary Gilman, was 42. She married Winthrop Chase on 25 October 1809, in Weare, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 6 January 1866, in Weare, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Weare, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States.

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Winthrop Chase
Anna B Dow
Marriage: 25 October 1809
Squire Chase
Hannah Dow Chase
Jonathan Dow Chase
Mary Ann Chase
Peace Maria Chase
Thomas L Chase
George W. Chase

Sources (19)

  • Anna Chase in household of George Chase, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Anna Dow, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
  • Anna B. Chase, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital

In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 


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

Name Meaning

Scottish: nickname from Gaelic dubh ‘black’ (see Duff ).

English: from the Middle English personal name Dow, a rhyming pet form of Row(e), representing a common pronunciation of Rolf, a side form of Ralph. See Rolfe and compare Daw , Dawson , and Dowson . Alternatively, in East Anglia the name may be a variant of Dove .

Americanized form of Dutch Douw: from the personal name Douwe, from Frisian dou ‘pigeon’.

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

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