Samuel Clark Chase

Male22 June 1780–5 October 1842

Brief Life History of Samuel Clark

When Samuel Clark Chase was born on 22 June 1780, in Londonderry, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Jacob Chase, was 37 and his mother, Mary Polly Hardy, was 34. He married Elizabeth McCoy in November 1808, in Bennington, Bennington, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 5 October 1842, in Essex, Essex, Essex, New York, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Essex, Essex, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Clark Chase
1780–1842
Elizabeth McCoy
1785–1857
Marriage: November 1808
Mary Jane Chase
1810–1831
Gilman Chase
1812–1813
Marinda G. Chase
1813–1895
Louisa M. Chase
1814–1840
Betsey M. Chase
1815–
Samuel A. Chase
1816–1852

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  • Samuel Chase, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Death Record.

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  • Marriage
    November 1808Bennington, Bennington, Vermont, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (14)

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    World Events (8)

    1781 · The First Constitution

    Age 1

    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

    1788 · New Hampshire Helps Ratify the US Constitution

    Age 8

    On June 21, 1788, New Hampshire became the ninth and final state needed to ratify the US Constitution and make it the official law of the land

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 20

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    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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