Jonathan Chase

9. JONATHAN6 CHASE (Jonathan5, Samuel4, Daniel3, Moses2, Aquilla1) was b. Nov. 21, 1771; m. June 8, 1796,’ Hannah Ralston of Keene, a sister of Mrs. Ithamar Chase, b. May 23, 1775, and d. Feb. 17, 1845. He res. in the large sightly residence now owned and occupied by Henry A. Weld. This house was built by Jonathan5 Chase and for many years he kept an inn there. He d. June 5, 1843. Children, all b. in Cornish:

i. MARY DUNBAR, b. May 11, 1797; m. Nov. 5, 1832, Rev. George Leonard, then rector of Trinity Church. He d. June 28, 1834, aged 51. She d. March 25, 1864.
ii. ELIZABETH MALVINA, b. Feb. 3, 1799; d. March 10, 1817.
iii. JONATHAN, b. Feb. 9, 1801. A physician in Lockport, N. Y. He d. Dec. 17, 1852.
iv. ALEXANDER RALSTON, b. Sept. 24, 1802. Also a physician in Lockport, N. Y.; m. Oct. 21, 1834, Emily G. Cook of Cornish. He d. in May, 1887.
v. DAVID HALL, b. May 5, 1805. Never m. but always lived on the homestead. Had a peculiar voice, always on a high key, for which reason he was called “Squeaking David.” He d. Aug. 26, 1876, aged 71.
vi. JAMES BALLOcH, b. May 29, 1807. “Educated and became a teacher.” He d. in 1865.
vii. GEORGE FRANCIS, b. Nov. 22, 1809; d. Nov. 24.
viii. SAMUEL LOGAN, b. Nov. 4, 1811; d. July 1, 1882.
ix. NATHAN BUCKLEY, b. Aug. 1, 1813. A prominent physician of Hol yoke, Mass. He d. Aug. 28, 1888, leaving a wid. and four chil dren. Was a surgeon in the army, also practiced at Newmarket and Lockport, N. Y.
x. WILLIAM PRESCOTT, b. April 13, 1815, d. young.

*Claremont History, page 315, says Jonathan Chase of Cornish m. July 4, 1790, _Mary Osgood of Claremont. She was probably his first wife.



Child, William Henry. History of the town of Cornish, New Hampshire, with genealogical record, 1763-1910. Concord, N.H., Rumford Press. c1911.

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