Wing Chase

15 December 1795–16 August 1878 (Age 82)
Providence, Saratoga, New York, United States

The Life of Wing

When Wing Chase was born on 15 December 1795, in Providence, Saratoga, New York, United States, his father, Wing Chase, was 27 and his mother, Abigail Mosher, was 27. He married Cynthia Howland in 1817, in Providence, Saratoga, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 16 August 1878, in Raisin Township, Lenawee, Michigan, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Raisin Center Friends Cemetery, Raisin Center, Lenawee, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wing Chase
Cynthia Howland
Marriage: 1817
David Howland Chase
Ann Chase
Alice Chase
Delecta Chase
Mosher Chase
Abigail M Chase
Alice C Chase

Spouse and Children


    Cynthia Howland


Providence, Saratoga, New York, United States


    David Howland Chase


    Abigail M Chase


    Ann Chase


    Alice Chase


    Delecta Chase


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 2

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

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.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 24

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. 

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)

  • Wing Chase in household of David Chase, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Wing Chase, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Wing Chase in household of David H Chase, "United States Census, 1870"

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