Hiram Barry Chase

14 March 1823–25 May 1895 (Age 72)
Lewistown, Fulton, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Hiram Barry

When Hiram Barry Chase was born on 14 March 1823, in Lewistown, Fulton, Illinois, United States, his father, Stephen Chase, was 43 and his mother, Orryanna Rowe, was 38. He married Mary Amanda Childers on 16 August 1858, in El Dorado, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in California, United States in 1870. He died on 25 May 1895, in Red Bluff, Tehama, California, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Red Bluff, Tehama, California, United States.

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Hiram Barry Chase
Mary Amanda Childers
Marriage: 16 August 1858
Arthur Edwin Chase
Newton Douglas Chase
Child Chase
Lorenzo D Chase

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 August 1858El Dorado, California, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 8
    Historical Boundaries: 1831: Fulton, Illinois, United States
    1832 · Black Hawk War
    Age 9
    "The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of other tribes, known as the ""British Band"", crossed the Mississippi River, into Illinois, from Iowa Indian Territory in April 1832. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but records show that he was hoping to avoid bloodshed while resettling on tribal land that had been given to the United States in the 1804 Treaty of St. Louis."
    1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized
    Age 25
    Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.

    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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    Story of Hiram Barry Chase

    Hiram was born 14 Mar 1823 in Lewistown, Fulton, Illinois. He witnessed the mob persecutions against Mormons in Missouri and Illinois, but was not old enough to join the militia with his brothers. S …

    Sources (33)

    • H Chase, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Hiram B Chase, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Hiram B Chase, "United States Mormon Battalion Pension Applications, 1846-1923"

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