Benjamin Chase


Birth:     1639    Place: Yarmouth, Cape Cod, Massachusetts 

Death:   1731    

Father:  William CHASE  (abt 1600-1659) 

Mother:  Mary TOWNLEY


Spouse:   Phillippa SHERMAN

Birth:   01 Oct 1652   Place: Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island

Death: Bfr 1731    Place:  Freetown, Bristol Co. MA

Father:  Philip Sherman  (5 Feb 1610 Dedham, Essex, England - 22 Mar 1687, Portsmouth, Newport, RI).

Mother: Sarah Odding  (06 Feb 1609 England - 05 Feb 1681 Portsmouth, Newport, RI.)

Married:     Place:  Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island



Mary  abt 1674  (First spouse Thomas Makepeace; second spouse Daniel Grinnell)

Sarah  abt 1676 (Married Hathaway or Daniel Grinnell.)

Philippa 05 Jul 1679 Freetown, Bristol Co, MA  (5 Jul 1679.  Married Jacob Hathaway 28 Jan 1696)

Benjamin  (1682 -)

Walter    (23 Oct 1684 Freetown, Bristol Co. MA - Died after 1730 Freetown, Bristol Co. MA. Married Deliverance Simmons 29 Jan 1706/07.)

Barthiah    (3 Dec 1686 - Freetown, Bristol Co. MA.  Married Joseph Dunham of Norton 19 Jun 1706)



Notes for Benjamin Chase


  • The twenty-second lot in Assonet Village was purchased by John Barnes, a grog seller, and settled by  Benjamin Chase about 1685. 


  • Benjamin Chase was a Selectman of the town for two years.


  • Benjamin Chase was a cooper in Freetown, Massachusetts


  • Banjamin Chase's will proved at Taunton July 20, 1731















Family records.  Original data by Edwin C. Reed with Alexandra Reed Ladoux.




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