David Chase

12 September 1783–30 October 1842 (Age 59)
Weare, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of David

When David Chase was born on 12 September 1783, in Weare, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, his father, John Chase, was 41 and his mother, Sarah Morrill, was 28. He married Abigail Eaton about 1806, in Weare, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 30 October 1842, at the age of 59.

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David Chase
Abigail Eaton
Marriage: about 1806
Caroline S. Chase
John Eaton Chase

Spouse and Children


    Abigail Eaton


about 1806
Weare, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States


    Caroline S. Chase


    John Eaton Chase


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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 3

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1788 · New Hampshire Helps Ratify the US Constitution

Age 5

On June 21, 1788, New Hampshire became the ninth and final state needed to ratify the US Constitution and make it the official law of the land
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 17

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: 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)

  • David Chase in entry for Caroline L. Chase Thompson, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • David in entry for John E. Chase, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • David in entry for John E. Chase, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"

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