Sarah Chase

Brief Life History of Sarah

When Sarah Chase was born in 1818, in Maine, United States, her father, Alger Chase, was 25 and her mother, Patty Burrell, was 23. She married Mathew Pratt on 9 October 1842, in Blanchard Township, Piscataquis, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Clinton, Kennebec, Maine, United States in 1860. She died after 1880, in United States.

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Mathew Pratt
Sarah Chase
Marriage: 9 October 1842
Lovina Chase Pratt
Rufus Pratt
George Pratt

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Pratt in household of Mathew Pratt, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah Chase in entry for Lovina C. Lamb, "New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949"
  • Sarah in entry for Louvina Pratt, "Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"

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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 


Maine is the 23rd state.

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English (southern): metonymic occupational name for a huntsman, or perhaps a nickname for an exceptionally skilled huntsman, from Middle English chase ‘hunt’ (Old French chasse, from chasser ‘to hunt’, Latin captare).

History: Thomas Chase came to MA from Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England, in the 1640s, and had many prominent descendants. Samuel Chase, born in Somerset County, MD, in 1741, was one of the first members of the US Supreme Court; Philander Chase, born in Cornish, NH, in 1741 was a prominent Episcopal clergyman, and his nephew Salmon Portland Chase (1808–73), also born in Cornish, was governor of OH, a US senator, and secretary of the US Treasury during the Civil War.

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

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