Ellen Elizabeth Chase

12 October 1873–30 December 1956 (Age 83)
Mills, Juab, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Ellen Elizabeth

When Ellen Elizabeth Chase was born on 12 October 1873, in Mills, Juab, Utah, United States, her father, Amos Chase, was 32 and her mother, Ellenor Coolidge, was 26. She married Wilford Jenkins Cole on 4 May 1898, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Juab, Utah, United States in 1935 and Nephi Election Precinct, Juab, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 30 December 1956, in El Cerrito, Contra Costa, California, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wilford Jenkins Cole
Ellen Elizabeth Chase
Marriage: 4 May 1898
Wilford Roscoe Chase Cole
Ralph Chase Cole
Florence Cole
Amos Glen Cole
Emma Cole
Ellen Elizabeth Cole
Twin Daughter Cole
Twin Son Cole
William Chase Cole

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 May 1898Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 2
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
    1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station
    Age 18
    Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 23
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    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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    My Grandma Cole

    My Grandma Cole My grandmother is Ellen Elizabeth Chase Cole. She was born in Mills, Utah on October 12th, 1873. Her parents are Amos Chase a …

    Sources (44)

    • Ellen Cole in entry for Unknown, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Ellen E Chase Cole in household of Wilford J Cole, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Ellen E Chase in entry for Angus Bennion Cannon and Emma Cole, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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