The following data is extracted from History of the Town of Cornish, Sullivan County, New Hampshire.
3. JOHN5 CHASE (Moses4, Daniel3, Moses2, Aquilla1) was b. Oct. 4, 1753. He purchased and occupied a large farm on the hill south of the Flat, where he, like his brother, Daniel, built a large two-story square-roofed house. Here he spent his life chiefly in farming. He also built and operated a sawmill and gristmill, and for a time a distillery where cider brandy was made, then a legitimate business. He was a dea. of the Congregational Church, upright and honorable in all his dealings. He m. first, -, Martha Cotton, who d. -.March 21, 1789; m. second. , Louisa Joslyn, who d. June 15, 1849. He d. Dec. 14, 1844. Children by Martha Cotton:
11. i. COTTON, b. Aug. 8, 1783.
ii. JOHN, b. May 25, 1755; d. Sept., 1755.
iii. JUDITH, b. Feb. 6, 1787; m. -, Rev. Williams, a missionary to the Indians. No children. She d. about 1810.
Children by Louisa Joslyn:
iv. MARTHA JOSLYN, b. Dec. 4, 1791; m. Oct. 21, 1816, Moody March Hall. She had four children. (See Hall.) She d. Dec. 7, 1869.
v. MELISSA, b. Feb. 13, 1793; m. first, July 30, 1817, Paul Davidson, by whom she had three sons (see Davidson); m. second, Jan. 31, 1826, Jonathan Wyman. No issue. She d. March 2. 1886.
vi. JOHN, JR., b. Sept. 25, 1794; m. -, Achsa Whitney.
vii. LoUISA, b. May 25, 1796; m. Oct. 8, 1822, Joseph K. Johnson of Plainfield.
viii. SUSAN, b. Jan. 20, 1795; m. Oct. 29, 1821, William L. Sweet, who d. June 22, 1890. Shed. March 14, 1879. 12. ix. MOSES, b. Dec. 20, 1799.
x. TAYLOR GILMAN, b. Nov. 4, 1801; m. first, Oct. 23, 1828, Ursula, dau. of David and Betsey (Pollard) Nevens, b. Sept. 21, 1802, and d. Nov. 19, 1829; m. second, Sept. 26, 1831, Emily Spaulding of Plainfield, dau. of Waterman and Betsey (Stevens) Spaulding. They rem. to Brighton, Ill., in 1838.
xi. HANNAH B., b. April 22, 1803; m. Nov. 4, 1841, Abel Jackson of Cornish. One son: Charles A. (See Jackson.) Shed. Aug. 28, 1894.
xii. SARAH MATTHEWS, b. Feb. 5, 1805; m. Feb. 22, 1830, Sumner Joslyn of Hardwick, Vt.
xiii. MARY DRESSER, b. Dec. 22, 1807; m. first, -, John Sheldon: m. second, , Mason Peak. She d. May 13, 18S2.
xiv. DANIEL M., b. Feb. 24,1809; d. Aug. 10, 1810.
Source: History of the Town of Cornish, Sullivan County, New Hampshire