Amy Lorette Chase

7 November 1822–8 June 1907 (Age 84)
Lincoln, Addison, Vermont, United States

The Life Summary of Amy Lorette

When Amy Lorette Chase was born on 7 November 1822, in Lincoln, Addison, Vermont, United States, her father, Abner Chase, was 37 and her mother, Amy Scott, was 33. She married Jacob G Bigler on 18 June 1844, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839. She died on 8 June 1907, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Vine Bluff Cemetery, Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob G Bigler
Amy Lorette Chase
Marriage: 18 June 1844
Blackford Israel
David George Bigler
Jacob G. Bigler Jr.
Mary Ann Bigler
Amy Lorette Bigler
Abner Chase Bigler
Mark Bigler
Charles Edwin Bigler
Susannah Bigler
Alice Bigler
James Bigler

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 June 1844Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 3
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    Age 5
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1845 · Oh My Father
    Age 23
    "In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."

    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 Highlight

    Letter from Jacob G. Bigler to his wives dated December 20, 1862

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    Sources (77)

    • 1880 - Amy Bigler, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Amy L. Chase in entry for Charles Edwin Bigler and Jennie C. Mortensen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Amey L. Chase in entry for Alice Bigler Garrett, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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