The seventh generation is headed by John7 Chase. He was born in Hopkinton, NH on 18 April 1792. He married Sally Hoyt, in Canaan, NH on 1 Jan 1815 and they had ten children: John, Lucinda, Moses, Willard Trussel, Hannah Hoit, George H., Henry, Sarah Jane, Samuel Willis, and Ambrose. They moved from Orford, NH to Craftsbury, VT in 1831, and located in the southern part of the town. He died 12 Feb 1869 and his wife Sally died 30 Nov 1872 and are buried in Craftsbury, VT.
The eighth generation, John7 â€˜s children, are the ones that started the migration to the West.
John8 was born 6 Jan 1816 in Orford, NH. I have conflicting information as to when he died. One date is 26 Apr 1900; the other would indicate he died in Orford, NH, 11 Mar 1829.
Lucinda8 was born 30 Jan 1819 in Orford, NH. She married Horace Rawson on 8 Dec 1941 in Craftsbury, Orleans Co, VT. They had five children: Susan, Edward, William, Mary Minerva and Eliza. She died in the town of Bristol, Dane Co, WI and is buried in the Chase family plot in the Old "Yankee" Methodist Cemetery on County Highway "N", Â½ mile south of Happy Valley Road. (Gr, gr,gr, grandson, William Brainard lives in Las Vegas and another gr,gr,gr grandson, Scott Duenow lives in Madison (ca Sept 2000).
Moses8 is my direct ancestor, and he and his wife, Sarah (Ives) Chase first show up in the the 1850 Wisconsin Census in Columbia County, town of West Point. Moses was born 5 June 1821 in Orford, NH. He married Sarah Ives on 2 July 1848 (one possibility is Lodi,WI, the other possibility is Erie County, NY. I first find Mr. & Mrs. Moses Chase listed among the 400 members of the Bristol Methodist Episcopal Church in 1851. Moses and his wife, Sarah stayed on the family homestead in the town of Bristol, Dane County, WI until 1898, at which time they decided to move to Spokane, WA. They had nine children: Sarah Jane, Ellen Electa, James Willis, Clara Minerva, Charles Henry, Edith Lucina, Ada Augusta, Frank Ambrose, and John Riley. Ellen Electa, Charles Henry, and Edith Lucinda died as children and are buried in the 'Old Yankee" Methodist Cemetery two miles north of Sun Prairie, WI on County Hwy 'N'. Moses died in Spokane, WA 18 Oct 1907 and his widow, Sarah, died in Spokane, 9 Nov 1912. They are both interned in the Greenwood Cemetery in Spokane, WA.
Willard Trussel8 Chase was born 16 May 1823 in Orford, NH. He married Martha Louisa Derby in Orford, NH on 10 Jan 1850. He and his wife came to Dane County, town of Bristol around 1851 and settled near what currently is the intersection of State Highway 19 and Thompson Road in Sun Prairie which was at that time in the town of Sun Prairie and on the border of the town of Burke. They moved to Chaseburg, Vernon Co, WI between 1863 and 1866. Their children were --- Adin Eugene, Melvin Derby, George Edwin, John Henry, Everett Willard, Charles Willis and Flora Fidelia. He died in Viroqua, WI 14 Apr 1900.
Hannah Hoit8 Chase was born in Orford, NH 10 Sept 1825. She married George W. Swain on 10 Jan 1850. They came to Wisconsin and settled in the town of Hamburg, Vernon County, WI with Hannah having the distinction of being the first 'American' woman in the town. They had four children: Josiah B, Cora E, Almira L and Nellie J. She died in Viroqua, WI on 16 May 1895.
George H8, the fourth son, was born 28 Apr 1828, in Orford, NH. He married Catherine Upham Hoyt and was still on the family farm in 1884. They had the following children --- Susan, Frank, Charles H, Charlie E, and Julia A. He died in 1911, and is buried in Crafsbury Common Cemetery, Craftsbury, VT.
Henry8 Chase was born in Craftsbury, VT on 9 Sept 1832. He moved from Vermont in 1862, and after a short stay in Dane County, WI moved to an area in Vernon County, WI which was laid out and platted as a village on 4 June 1866 by George Lyttle and George Swain (Henry's brother-in-law) and named Chaseburg in honor of Henry. Henry was elected a member of the State Assembly in 1868. His wife was Paula Proctor and they had three children -- Frank A, John H, and one name unknown. He died 25 Mar 1871 and is buried in Chaseburg, WI.
Sarah Jane8 Chase was born in Craftsbury, VT on 7 May 1835. She married Job W Allen and when he visited Moses Chase in town of Bristol in October 1893 he was accompanied by a daughter, Nellie, and a son, Henry according to the The Countryman. Sarah Jane died 26 Jul 1880.
Samuel Willis8 Chase was born in Craftsbury,VT on 13 July 1837. He shows up, in the 1870 Federal Census for Wisconsin, in the town of Bristol, with a wife, Mary Jane (Weed)and two children, Mary and John. He enlisted in the 1st Wisconsin Cavalry, Company G, during the Civil War and was mustered out as a Corporal. He shows up in South Dakota in 1880. He died 29 Apr 1902 and he and his wife Mary Jane are buried in the cemetery at Ashton, SD. There is a biographical sketch written in the "Memorial and Biographical Record; an Illustrated Compendium of Biography, containing a Compendium of Local Biography, including biographical sketches of Prominent Old Settlers and Representative Citizens of South Dakota"; he is referenced to as Willis S. Chase, of Jefferson township, Spink Co, SD. He was a carpenter and farmer
Ambrose8 Chase was born 18 Oct 1839 in Craftsbury,Vt. The only information I have about Ambrose comes off of his gravestone in the Craftsbury (VT) Cemetery. He was married twice, his first wife was Mary Bryden and she died in 1865; his second wife was Fannie Harriman and she died in 1892. Ambrose is buried with both of his wives and he died 7 Oct 1891.
Any additional information is welcome.