Benjamin Chute Sr.

1754–1831 (Age 77)
Hampstead, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Chute Sr. was born on 27 September 1754, in Hampstead, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, his father, John Chute, was 34 and his mother, Judith Foster, was 28. He married Martha Foster in 1777, in Granville Township, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1754. He died on 27 October 1831, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Chute Sr.
1754–1831
Martha Foster
1757–1816
Marriage: 1777
James Chute
1778–1857
Mary Chute
1780–1823
Seth Chute
1782–1829
Hannah Chute
1784–1826
Benjamin Chute Jr.
1787–1854
Ezekiel Chute
1790–1846
Joseph Chute
1792–1839
Eaton Chute
1795–1796
Martha Chute
1799–1859

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1777
Granville Township, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada
children

(9)

  • James Chute

    Male1778–1857Male

  • Mary Chute

    Female1780–1823Female

  • Seth Chute

    Male1782–1829Male

  • Hannah Chute

    Female1784–1826Female

  • Male1787–1854Male

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 22

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 22

New Hampshire is 9th state.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 46

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of several places in Hampshire and Wiltshire named with Chute, from Celtic cēd ‘wood’. Compare Welsh coed.2 Americanized form of German Schütt, a variant of Schütte ( see Schutte ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Benjn Chuet, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Benjamin Chute, "Canada Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959"
  • Benjemin Chute in entry for Eaton Chute, "Canada Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959"

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