Sarah Chase

April 1716–1736 (Age 19)
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Chase was born in April 1716, in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Daniel Chase, was 30 and her mother, Sarah March, was 30. She married Samuel Bleathen on 28 April 1731, in Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died in 1736, in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 20.

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Samuel Bleathen
Sarah Chase
Marriage: 28 April 1731
Samuel Blethen
Paul Blethen

Spouse and Children

28 April 1731
Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Sarah March




+5 More Children

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)

  • Sarah in entry for Samuel Bleathen, "Rhode Island Town Deaths Index, 1639-1932"
  • Sarah Chase, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Sarah in entry for Samuel Bleathen, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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