Harriet Hudnut Chase Brinton

13 January 1841–2 December 1922 (Age 81)
New York City, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Harriet Hudnut

When Harriet Hudnut Chase Brinton was born on 13 January 1841, in New York City, New York, United States, her father, Solomon Drake Chase Sr., was 22 and her mother, Lydia Ann Almira Thorn, was 17. She married Evans Piersol Brinton on 10 March 1857, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States for about 40 years. She died on 2 December 1922, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Springville City Cemetery, Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Evans Piersol Brinton
Harriet Hudnut Chase Brinton
Marriage: 10 March 1857
Evans Chase Brinton
Sarah Elizabeth Brinton
Soloman Alva Brinton
Lydia Ann Brinton
David Piersol Brinton
Harriet Anna Brinton
Jane Brinton
Mary Amelia Brinton Fenton
Earl Brinton
Bessie Brinton Bailey
Emily Eugenia "Nana" Brinton

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  • Marriage
    10 March 1857Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (7)

    Age 5
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 22
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 22
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    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 (19)

    • Harriet Chase in entry for Harriet Brinton Kroupa, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Harriett Brinton in household of Evans P Brinton, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Harriett Chase in entry for Mary Amelia Brinton Fenton, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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