Steward Chase

MaleJuly 1863–7 April 1880

Brief Life History of Steward

When Steward Chase was born in July 1863, in Maine, United States, his father, Randall S. Chase, was 40 and his mother, Dorcas D Ames, was 30. He died on 7 April 1880, at the age of 16.

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Family Time Line

Randall S. Chase
1823–1863
Dorcas D Ames
1832–1911
Eva Chase
1852–1930
Electa Jane Chase
1853–1904
Lizzie Frances Chase
1855–
Phineas A Chase
1857–1924
Frank Chase
1859–1926
Llamb Chase
1859–
Victoria Chase
1861–1913
Randal S Chase
1863–
Steward Chase
1863–1880

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    1865

    Age 2

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    1865 · The Assassination of a President

    Age 2

    "While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."

    1865 · The Thirteenth Amendment

    Age 2

    The Thirteenth Amendment was created to help abolished slavery and involuntary servitude. It was the first of three Amendments to Reconstruct the country following the Civil War.

    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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