Laura S. Chase

10 June 1829–20 July 1903 (Age 74)
Cornish, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Laura S.

When Laura S. Chase was born on 10 June 1829, in Cornish, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Jacob Chase, was 30 and her mother, Sarah Tinkham, was 35. She died on 20 July 1903, in Cornish, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Cornish, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States.

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Jacob Chase
Sarah Tinkham
Frederick J Chase
Lewis T. Chase
Laura S. Chase
Mary J. Chase
Sarah A. Chase

Parents and Siblings



    Frederick J Chase


    Lewis T. Chase



    Mary J. Chase


    Sarah A. Chase


World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1833 · First Public Library Founded in Petersborough

Age 4

In 1833, the oldest tax-supported public library in the world was established by Reverend Abiel Abbot. 

Age 34

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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)

  • Laura S Chase in household of Jacob Chase, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Laura Chase in household of Jacob Chase, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Laura S Chase in household of Jacob Chase, "United States Census, 1850"

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