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Thomas Chase

Male - 1787


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  • Name Thomas Chase  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 24 Jun 1739 
    Died 17 May 1787  [1, 2, 3
    Person ID I2721  tng Genealogy

    Father Joseph Chase,   b. 26 Feb 1687, Tisbury, Dukes, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1749, Edgartown, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Lydia Coffin,   b. 16 May 1697, Nantucket, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1749, Edgartown, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 26 Jul 1714  Nantucket, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Family ID F1165  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anna Fields,   d. UNKNOWN 
    Children 
     1. Joseph W. Chase,   d. UNKNOWN  [natural]
     2. Abigail Chase,   b. 10 Jun 1772  [natural]
    Family ID F1204  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Collins Bagnall,   d. 19 Aug 1808, Stoughton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 10 Oct 1771  [1, 2, 3
    Children 
     1. Anna Chase,   b. 20 Nov 1764,   d. Dec 1764  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
     2. Anna Chase,   b. 10 Aug 1765  [natural]
     3. Thomas Chase,   b. 23 Jun 1767  [natural]
     4. Joseph Chase,   b. 23 Mar 1769,   d. Apr 1769  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
    Family ID F1205  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • [Chase.FTW]

      [ThomasChaseDescendants.ged]

      [Research21858.FTW]
      Resided in Boston, MA where he remained as a young man and became a distiller in Auchmuty's Lane. He was an ardent patriot in the pre-Revolutionary times and took part in the famous "Boston Tea Party".
      He became officially connected with the American Party and was a member of the Committee of Inspection 1774. He joined the army after hostilities began and gradually rose to the rank of Deputy Quartermaster General of the Massachusetts Forces in 1779. By Marriage he was connected with General Thomas Mifflin of Pennsylvania. He died May 17, 1787. "He was humane, benevolent and a sincere friend of this Country" said the Massachusetts Centinel of that date.

  • Sources 
    1. [S279] ThomasChaseDescendants.ged.
      Date of Import: 24 Feb 2005

    2. [S90] Chase.FTW.
      Date of Import: 24 Feb 2005

    3. [S244] Research21858.FTW.