Chase Coat-of-Arms
CHASE
Family History

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Generation No. 1
1. Thomas CHASE was born around 1520 in Hundrick, Parish of Chesham, Bucks, England. Around 1541 when he was 21 years old, he married Elizabeth Bowchien and together they had six children. Elizabeth was born around 1518. Thomas passed away at the age of 66 years old in June 1586. She passed away on 2 October 1569 in Chesham, Buck County, Buckinghamshire, England. No burial data is currently available for either individual.
 
Children of Thomas CHASE and Elizabeth Bowchien are:
* 2. i. Richard CHASE born on 23 Aug 1542.
  3. ii. John CHASE
  4. iii. Elizabeth CHASE
  5. iv. Agnes CHASE
  6. v. William CHASE
  7. vi. Christian CHASE

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Generation No. 2
2. Richard CHASE was born on 23 August 1542. He married the former Joan BISHOP and together they had ten children. No death or burial information is currently available.
 
Children of Richard CHASE and Joan BISHOP are:
* 8. i. Aquila CHASE, Sr. was born on 7 August 1580.
  9. ii. Robert CHASE
  10. iii. Henry CHASE
  11. iv. Lydia CHASE
  12. v. Ezekiel CHASE
  13. vi. Dorcus CHASE
  14. vii. Jason CHASE
  15. viii. Thomas CHASE
  16. ix. Abigail CHASE
  17. x. Mordecol CHASE

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Generation No. 3
8. Aquila CHASE, Sr. was born on 7 August 1580. On 22 June 1606, when he was 25 years old, he married the former Martha JELLIMAN in London, England. Together they had seven children. No death or burial information is currently available.
 
Children of Aquila CHASE and Martha JELLIMAN are:
* 18. i. Aquila CHASE, Jr. was born on 9 April 1618 and passed away on 21 December 1670.
  19. ii. Anne CHASE
  20. iii. Martha CHASE
  21. iv. Sara CHASE
  22. v. Elizabeth CHASE
  23. vi. Joane CHASE
  24. vii. Thomas CHASE

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Generation No. 4
18. Aquila CHASE, Jr. was born on 9 April 1618. He was married to the former Anne WHEELER around 1645 in Hampton, New Hampshire. Anne was born around 1624 in Salisbury, England. Together they had at least eleven children. According to his last will & testament, Aquila passed away on 21 December 1670 and his wife Anne would died on 21 April 1687, both in Newbury, Essex Co., Massachusetts.
 
Children of Aquila CHASE, Jr. and Anne WHEELER are:
  25. i. Sarah CHASE was born on around 1645 and would pass away on 6 Jun 1726. She was married on 15 May 1666 to Charles Annis.
  26. ii. Anne B. CHASE was born on 6 July 1647 in Newbury, Massachusetts. She would marry on 27 April 1671 to Thomas Barber.
  27. iii. Pricilla CHASE was born on 4 March 1648 in Newbury, Massacusetts. She would marry on 10 February 1670 to Abel Merrill.
  28. iv. Mary CHASE was born on 3 February 1650 in Newbury, Massacusetts. She would marry on 9 March 1669 to John Stevens.
  29. v. Aquila CHASE, III. was born on 26 September 1652 and died on 29 July 1720 in Newbury, Massachusetts. He was married around 1673 to Esther Bond. She was born on 25 September 1655.
* 30. vi. Thomas CHASE, Sr. was born on 15 July 1654 and died on 25 February 1733 both in Newbury, Massachusetts.
  31. vii. John CHASE was born on 2 November 1655.
  32. viii. Elizabeth CHASE was born on 13 September 1657 in Newbury, Massachusetts. She was married on 27 June 1678 to Zachariah Ayer.
  33. ix. Ruth CHASE was possibly born on 18 March 1660 and died on 30 May 1676.
  34. x. Daniel CHASE was born on 15 November 1661.
  35. xi. Moses CHASE was born on 24 December 1663.

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Generation No. 5
30. Thomas CHASE, Sr. was born on 15 July 1654 in Newbury, Massachusetts. His first wife was the former Rebecca FOLLANSBEE, and they were married on 22 November 1677 in Newbury. Rebecca was born around 1660. Together they had ten children. His occupation was that of a carpenter. Rebecca passed away on 27 December 1711 in Newbury, Massachusetts. Thomas was remarried to the former Elizabeth WOODHEAD, who was previously married to Jonathan MOORES, was born on 28 December 1676 in Chelmsford. They were married on 2 August 1714 in Newbury. Together they had one child. Thomas died in Newbury, on 25 February 1733 at the age of 78. No death or burial information for Elizabeth is currenlty available.
 
Children of Thomas CHASE, Sr. and Rebecca FOLLANSBEE are:
  36. i. Thomas CHASE, Jr. was born on 15 September 1680 and died on 10 February 1756.
  37. ii. Jonathan CHASE was born on 13 January 1682 and died around 1749.
  38. iii. James CHASE was born on 15 September 1685.
  39. iv. Aquila CHASE was born on 15 July 1688 and died 17 March 1713.
  40. v. Ruth CHASE was born on 28 February 1690.
  41. vi. Mary CHASE was born on 15 January 1694.
  42. vii. Josiah CHASE was born on 15 July 1697.
  43. viii. Rebecca CHASE was born on 26 April 1700.
* 44. ix. Nathan CHASE, Sr. was born around 1702 and died around 1784.
  45. x. Judith CHASE was born around 1703 and died on 14 March 1745
 
Children of Thomas CHASE, Sr. and Elizabeth WOODHEAD are:
  46. i. Elizabeth CHASE was born on 9 July 1715.

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Generation No. 6
44. Nathan CHASE, Sr. was born around 1702. On 29 November 1723 when he was 21 years old, he married the former Judith SAWYER, daughter of John SAWYER and Mary MERRILL, in Newbury, Massachusetts. She was born on 16 October 1701 in Newbury. Together they had six children. Judith passed away on 20 February 1740 at the age of 38. Nathan would later be remarried to the former Joanna Pike CHENEY on 30 December 1740 in Newbury. Together they had at least two children. Joanna was born on 9 November 1711. She would later pass away but no information is currenlty available. Nathan would remarry for a third time to Ruth DAVIS on 22 June 1763 in Newbury. Nathan died about 1784 at the age of 82 years old. Ruth passed away on 19 July 1790. No other death or burial information is currently available.
 
Children of Nathan CHASE, Sr. and Judith SAWYER are:
  47. i. Nathan CHASE, Jr. was born on 28 June 1725.
  48. ii. Mary CHASE was born on 1 November 1727. She would marry William EMERY on 4 August 1749.
  49. iii. Moses CHASE was born on 31 March 1729.
  50. iv. John CHASE was born on 27 July 1731.
  51. v. Judith CHASE was born on 1 April 1734.
* 52. vi. Josiah CHASE was born around September 1735 and died around 1782.
 
Children of Nathan CHASE, Sr. and Joanna CHENEY are:
  53. i. Moses CHASE was born 21 September 1741.
  54. ii. Lydia CHASE was born 15 September 1742 and married William Johnson on 31 March 1761.
  55. iii. Parker CHASE was born 28 February 1745.
  56. iv. Edmund CHASE was born on 21 June 1748 and was married to Esther Merrill.
  57. v. Stephen CHASE was born 16 July 1750.
  58. vi. Jonathan CHASE was born 5 December 1751 and married to Hannah Merrill.

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Generation No. 7
52. Josiah CHASE was born on September 1735. He was first married to the former Hannah SANBORN, daughter of William SANBORN and Betsey DEARBORN. She was born on 30 March 1740. Together they had four children. She later passed away on 22 August 1831 at the age of 91. At some point the couple separated and Josiah remarried on 3 October 1764 to Margaret GILL. Together they had one child. Josiah passed away in Deerfield, New Hampshire in 1782 at the age of 46.
 
Children of Josiah CHASE and Hannah SANBORN are:
* 59. i. William CHASE was born on 1774 and died on 1863.
  60. ii. Nathan CHASE was born on 9 June 1777.
  61. iii. Jonathan CHASE was born on 24 December 1779.
  62. iv. Edmund CHASE was born on 13 September 1781.
 
Children of Josiah CHASE and Margaret GILL are:
  63. i. Josiah CHASE was born on 3 August 1769.

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Generation No. 8
59. William CHASE was born on 9 June 1774 in Deerfield, New Hampshire. He married the former Betsy FOGG, the daughter of James FOGG and Apphia COLLINS. She was born on 30 October 1775 in Deerfield, New Hampshire. Together they had ten children. Betsy died on 11 March 1848, at the age of 72. William passed away in Sandwich, New Hampshire on 3 August 1863, he was 89 years old.
 
Children of William CHASE and Betsy FOGG are:
  64. i. Hannah CHASE was born on 11 July 1796.
  65. ii. Apphia Collins CHASE was born on 19 April 1798.
  66. iii. Josiah CHASE was born on 26 May 1800.
  67. iv. Mary CHASE was born on 2 September 1802.
  68. v. Betsey CHASE was born on 15 August 1804.
* 69. vi. Jeremiah CHASE was born on 1806 and died on 1887.
  70. vii. William CHASE was born on 2 January 1814.
  71. viii. Lemuel CHASE was born on 16 December 1817.
  72. ix. Abigale CHASE
  73. x. Levi CHASE

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Generation No. 9
69. Jeremiah CHASE was born on 6 December 1806 in Sandwich, New Hampshire. He married the former Mercy LITTLEFIELD on 1 September 1828. She was born about 1810 in Swanville, Waldo Co., Maine. Together they had fourteen children. Mercy passed away on 6 June 1868 and Jeremiah died on 17 October 1887.
 
Children of Jeremiah CHASE and Mercy LITTLEFIELD are:
  74. i. James Littlefield CHASE was born on 25 February 1829.
  75. ii. John Bean CHASE was born on 18 November 1830.
  76. iii. Eliza Ann CHASE was born on 6 December 1832.
  77. iv. Pricilla Jane CHASE was born on 7 December 1834.
  78. v. Charles Alanzo CHASE was born on 7 October 1836.
  79. vi. Julia Melissa CHASE was born on 6 October 1838.
  80. vii. Jeremiah CHASE was born on 28 October 1840.
  81. viii. David Addison CHASE was born on 22 September 1842.
  82. ix. Henry Delmont CHASE was born on 6 May 1845.
  83. x. Henry Melville CHASE was born on 19 March 1847.
  84. xi. Betsey Amelia CHASE was born on 6 February 1849.
  85. xii. Esther Maria CHASE was born on 6 February 1851.
* 86. xiii. Sarah Ellen CHASE was born on 25 March 1853 and died on 11 September 1938.
  87. xiv. Huldah Abbie CHASE was born on 25 October 1857.

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Generation No. 10
86. Sarah Ellen CHASE was born on 25 March 1853 in Swanville, Waldo Co., Maine. When she was 39 years old on 1 May 1892 she was married to Gilbert C. LEVANSELLER, son of John K. LEVANSELLER and Sarah W. GAY in Belfast, Waldo Co., Maine. Together they had two children. Gilbert passed away on 28 August 1918, and Sarah died on 11 September 1938 in Waldo, Waldo Co., Maine. Both are buried in Greenlawn Cemetery, Swanville, Maine.
 
Children of Sarah Ellen CHASE and Gilbert C. LEVANSELLER are:
* 88. i. Jennie Goldsmith LEVANSELLER was born on 6 January 1894 and died on 3 August 1994.
  89. ii. Mary Estelle LEVANSELLER was born on 6 May 1895.

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DOCUMENTS & SOURCES
U.S. 1880 Census (Gilbert & Sarah Levanseller) Waldo, Waldo Co., Maine
U.S. 1900 Census (Gilbert & Sarah Levanseller) Waldo, Waldo Co., Maine
U.S. 1910 Census (Gilbert & Sarah Levanseller) Waldo, Waldo Co., Maine
Vital Records of Newbury, Massachusetts, to 1849 Vol I - Births
Vital Records of Newbury, Massachusetts, to 1849 Vol I - Death & Marriages
History of Newbury, Massachusetts, 1635-1902
Newburyport, Massachusetts, Vital Records to 1850 Vol I & II
Book "7 Generations of Thomas & Aquila Chase"
Copies of all documents available upon request

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