Chase, Lebbeus H.
The following data is extracted from History of the Town of Cornish, Sullivan County, New Hampshire.
10. LEBBEUS H.6 CHASE (Jonathan5, Samuel4, Daniel3, Moses2, Aquilla1) b. Jan. 21, 1779, in Cornish; m. first, Feb. 19, 1809, Nancy, dau. of Simeon and Mary (March) Chase of Bethel, Vt., b. Nov. 25, 1789, and d. June 15, 1814; m. second, Jan. 8, 1815, Nizaula March of Millbury, Mass., b. April 7, 1797, and d. July 25, 1840. Mr. Chase was a farmer and always lived in Cornish on the farm inherited from his father. Was commissioned Col. in the 15th Regt. N. H. Militia. Was made a Master Mason in Hiram Lodge at Claremont June 4, 1800, and a Royal Arch Mason in Rutland, Vt. Was a man of courteous bearing and much respected. He d. Feb. 22, 1865, aged 86, in the same house in which he was born. Children, by -Nancy Chase, all b. in Cornish:
i. SAMUEL ROSCOE, b. Nov. 25, 1809; m. first, March 26, 1828, Lydia, dau. of Zaccheus and Jerusha (Adams) Spaulding. She d. March 20, 1867, in Chicago; m. second, Dec. 14, 1868, Mrs. Aurilla Ellis, wid. of Seneca Ellis of Cornish; she d. Aug. 22, 1905, aged 94-1. N o children by either m. He d. Aug. 7, 1889.
ii. SIMEON MARCH, b. Sept. 24, 1811. Never m. He lived on the homestead till he d. June 28, 1892.
iii. SOLON SMITH, b. July 15, 1813; m. June 17, 1866, Anna Lucinda Putnam. He d. in Bethel, Vt., Feb. 18, 1883. Two children: 1. Mary Nancy, b. Aug. 2, 1871; d. Feb. 8, 1884. 2. Alice Corbett, b. May 24, 1876; d. June 5, 1900.
Children by Nizaula March, all b. in Cornish:
iv. EBENEZER BREWER, b. Nov. 30, 1815. Never m. Studied and practiced medicine several years; was considered quite skillful in his profession, but was rather eccentric in his ways and manners. He d. Jan. 21, 1855, in Cornish.
v. NANCY MALVINA, b. Aug. 10, 1817; d. Sept. 2, 1832, in Cornish.
vi. FRANCIS BARUCH, b. March 26, 1819. Graduated Kimball Union Academy in class 1839; Dartmouth College, class of 1843. A teacher of excellent promise. Went south and taught in Leona ton, Ga., one year and d. in N.Y. City Dec. 12, 1844. Never m.
vii. HANNAH WHIPPLE PATCH, b. Sept. 15, 1821; d. in Cornish Oct. 17, 1861. Unm.
14, viii. DUDLEY TAPPAN, b. April 2, 1823.
ix. CONFUCIUS SULLIVAN, b. July 6, 1827; m. Feb. 3, 1864, Sophia I. Mitchell, dau. of Daniel E. Mitchell. He d. in Pittsburg, Pa., Sept. 17. 1864.
x. HENRY CLAY, b. June 6. 1830; m. Nov. 24, 1870, Mrs. Sophia I. (Mitchell) Chase, Rid. of his brother, Confucius Sullivan. She d. Dec. 26, 1891, at Glasgow, Pa. He d. at same place on July 20, 1894.
Source: History of the Town of Cornish, Sullivan County, New Hampshire