Amy Chase

3 October 1851–18 December 1940 (Age 89)
Harrison, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Amy

When Amy Chase was born on 3 October 1851, in Harrison, Iowa, United States, her father, Sisson Almadorus Chase, was 42 and her mother, Miriam Gove, was 38. She married Garrett Hyers Conk on 20 December 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in World in 1914. She died on 18 December 1940, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

German Ellsworth
Amy Chase
Marriage: 7 April 1884
Elizabeth Bell Ellsworth
Heber Lorenzo Ellsworth
Ezra Archibald Ellsworth
Martha Loretta Ellsworth

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 April 1884Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 6
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 24
    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.

    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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    Sources (44)

    • Amy Chase in entry for Laura A Montague, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Amy Ellsworth in household of German Ellsworth, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Amy C Ellsworth in entry for David Earl Holladay and Martha L Ellsworth, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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