Naomi Chase

28 October 1821–13 March 1899 (Age 77)
Solon, Somerset, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of Naomi

When Naomi Chase was born on 28 October 1821, in Solon, Somerset, Maine, United States, her father, Edward Chase, was 27 and her mother, Roxanna Crosby, was 27. She married Hiram Mead Lane on 1 February 1843, in Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Centerville, Davis, Utah, United States in 1860 and Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 13 March 1899, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Logan Cemetery, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Wood
Naomi Chase
Marriage: 27 December 1849
Jane Wood
Emma Wood
John Wood

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  • Marriage
    27 December 1849Jamestown, Grant, Wisconsin, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 4
    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 8
    American settlers began mining the Wisconsin Territory in the early 1800's. The lead ore in the territory had largely been mined previously by American Indians. By 1829, nearly 4,000 miners had moved to Wisconsin Territory. The miners became known as badgers as they burrowed into hillsides for shelter. The name eventually represented the state and Wisconsin is now known as the Badger State. (Wisconsin Historical Society: Lead Mining in Southwestern Wisconsin)
    Age 25
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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

    How John Wood met and married Elizabeth Gower Clark

    [p. 101-102, (Explanation: These excerpts were written by descendants of Sarah Annie Clark, and comes from the life story of Sarah Annie Clark, a daughter of Elizabeth Gower and Daniel Clark. In 1861 …

    Sources (30)

    • Naomi Lane, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Naomi Chase in entry for John Wood, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Naomi Woody in household of John Woody, "United States Census, 1850"

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