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Bela Chase

Bela Chase

Male 1802 - 1859  (57 years)

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  • Name Bela Chase 
    Birth 7 Mar 1802  , , New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 9 May 1859 
    Burial Alpine Center Cemetery, , Kent, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I77205  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2019 

    Father Abel Chase,   b. 2 Nov 1773, Sutton, Merrimack, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 16 Aug 1843, Lyon, Oakland, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Lydia Aldrich,   b. Jun 1770, , , New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 20 Mar 1820, Farmington, Ontario, New York Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Family ID F33260  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Orilla or Aurilla Whipple,   b. Abrt 1795 or 1796, Macedon, Wayne, New York Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1840 or 1841, Lyon Twp, Oakland, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 45 years) 
    Marriage Abt 1819 or 1820  , Ontario, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Lydia Orilla Chase,   b. 1 Oct 1820, , Ontario, New York Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 7 Jul 1891, Alpine Twp, Kent, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 70 years)
    +2. Arnold Chase,   b. 27 Jun 1823, , , New York Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 30 Nov 1901, Chester Twp, , Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 78 years)
    +3. Abel Chase,   b. 4 May 1825, Macedon, Wayne, New York Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 29 Apr 1898, Alpine, Kent, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 72 years)
     4. Permelia Ann Chase,   b. 28 Mar 1827, Macedon, Wayne, New York Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 28 Sep 1906, Alpine, Kent, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 79 years)
     5. David Chase,   b. Abt 1832, of, Grand Haven, Ottawa, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. William Chase,   b. 1832, Lyon Twp, Oakland, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 15 Jul 1880 (Age 48 years)
    +7. Charles E. Chase,   b. 20 Jan 1834, Lyon, Oakland, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 20 Aug 1904, Sparta Twp, Kent, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 70 years)
     8. Enora Chase,   b. Abt 1834, Lyon Twp, Oakland, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Albert or Elbert Chase,   b. 4 Oct 1840, Lyon, Oakland, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 13 Jan 1908, Green Oak, Livingston, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 67 years)
    Family ID F18011  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Hannah Buck 
    Children 
    +1. Edgar B. Chase,   b. 24 Jan 1846   d. 12 Jun 1921, Lyon, Oakland, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 75 years)
     2. Bela Chase,   b. 1850, , , Michigan Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1927 (Age 77 years)
    Family ID F23338  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Minerva Shute 
    Family ID F33259  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 7 Mar 1802 - , , New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - Abt 1819 or 1820 - , Ontario, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - - Alpine Center Cemetery, , Kent, Michigan Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: Email from Bonnie (email hidden) to Weldon Whipple, 22 amd 25 Mar 2003. Cites Durants "History of Oakland County of Michigan" 1817-1877, page 215; Trudy Hawley's Chase genweb (which cites histories of Lyon township, Oakland County, Michigan--gives Bela as the first settler in 1830); "a series of newspaper articles printed arount 1880 (and again in 1926 and 1954) [by] Rev. Sylvester Calkins." Indicates that Bela is no. 2004 in the book "Seven Generations of Aquila," the son of Abel and Lydia Aldrich Chase. Also cites (and points out errors in) "History of Oakland County" volume 1 by Thaddeus C. Seeley.

      !SOURCE: Email from Bonnie (email hidden) to Weldon Whipple, 27 Mar 2003. Cites death certificate of daughter, Lydia O. Chase (a copy of which was attached to the email.).

      !SOURCE: Email from Maurie Chase (email hidden) to the Whipple Website, 21 Oct 2003. Maurie writes: "You have Edgar Chase listed as the son of Bela Chase and Minerva Shute. Edgar, in fact, is the son of Bela Chase and Hannah Buck, Bela's 2nd wife. Also, Bela was born in NY, not MI. He had a son Bela that was born in MI. I am the gggson of Bela and have a death certificate that confirms Edgar's mother as Hannah Buck."

      !RESIDENCES: Among the first settlers of Oakland County, Michigan. --Bonnie

      !SOURCE: "Calvin Whipple and Descendants," email from Cindy Foreman (email hidden) to Weldon Whipple, 15 Jul 2019. Gives birth in Croydon, New Hampshire. Total of 10 children and 3 wives.


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