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Benjamin Chapman Chase

13. BENJAMIN CHAPMAN6 CHASE (Moody5, Moses4, Daniel3, Moses2, Aquilla1) was b. Sept. 8, 1793; m. Nov. 13, 1817, Eliza Royce of Claremont, a sister of Mrs. Paran Stevens of Claremont and N. F. City. He was a farmer and d. at 36, Sept. 19, 1829. Children, supposed (?) b. in Cornish:

i. BENJAMIN CHAPMAN, JR., b. Jan. 29, 1819. Graduated Kimball Union Academy in 1842; Dartmouth College in 1946; Bangor Theological Seminary in 1849; ord. Jan. 8, 1850, in Camden, Me.; was pastor in Attleboro, Mass., Oldtown, Foxcroft and Dover, Me. He d. at the latter place Oct. 13, 1868. He m. Feb. 10, 1850, Almeda S. Blanchard.
ii. MURRAY STEVENs, b. Feb. 14, 1821. A farmer and lived in Ainsworth, Brown Co., Neb. Had twelve children. He d. July 14, 1897.
iii. LUTHERA MARIA, b. Jan. 16,1823; m. -,Nathan Brown of Boston. No children. She practiced medicine several years in So. Boston, making midwifery a specialty. She d. in the spring of 1883.
iv. MAURICE JAMES, b. March 4, 1826. (See sketch.)
v. HENRY ALFRED, b. July 8, 1828; m. Feb. 7, 1850, Harriet Ann Pease of Boston, Mass. Four children: 1. George Henry, b. . 2. Paran Stevens, b.-. 3. Flora Estella, b. April 23, 1858. 4. Luthera Eliza, b. Oct. 6, 1860. He lived in Boston, Mass., and St. Albans, Vt. He d. at the latter place June 25, 1905. He was a master mechanic and had the distinction of making patterns for the first locomotive to pass over the Fitchburg div. of B. & M. R. R., then the Sullivan railroad to Bellows Falls, Vt. He attained a high and respected position in his business.

MLA Source Citation:

Child, William Henry. History of the town of Cornish, New Hampshire, with genealogical record, 1763-1910. Concord, N.H., Rumford Press. c1911. Web. 25 August 2016.
- Last updated on Sep 17th, 2012

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