Solomon Drake Chase Jr.

28 October 1850–9 May 1919 (Age 68)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Solomon Drake

When Solomon Drake Chase Jr. was born on 28 October 1850, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, Solomon Drake Chase Sr., was 32 and his mother, Lydia Ann Almira Thorn, was 27. He married Anna Jane Huntington on 9 February 1872, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Springville Ward 1, Utah, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 9 May 1919, in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Historic Springville Cemetery, Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Solomon Drake Chase Jr.
Anna Jane Huntington
Marriage: 9 February 1872
Lucy Chase
Lydia Ann Chase
William Dresser Chase
Mark Chase
George Chase
Jennie Chase
Floyd Chase
Lydia Chase

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 February 1872Springville, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1851 · The First Schoolhouse in Murray
    Age 1
    A small, single room, adobe schoolhouse was built in Murray was built in 1851. A centrally located stove was used for heat. During the cold months, the students sat near the stove according to their age with the youngest children nearest the heat. Helen Holmes was the school's first teacher.
    Age 13
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 20
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    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 (12)

    • Soln Chase in household of Soln Chase, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Cleman Drake Chase, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Solomon Chase in household of Solomon Chase, "United States Census, 1870"

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