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J Smeaton Chase
Birth: Apr. 8, 1864
Greater London, England
Death: Mar. 29, 1923
Riverside County
California, USA

J. Smeaton Chase was an early 1900's resident of Palm Springs, born in England, and an author & photographer. He wrote several books about the area. In 1913 he wrote "California Coastal Trails", a narrative of his horseback ride along the entire California coast, his most notable book. Also, "Our Araby: Palm Springs and the Garden of the Sun", a book still being sold today. He married the former Isabel White. ~ from "Palm Springs Lengends: creation of a desert oasis".
Full dates based on copies of birth, marriage, & death certificates per: Stevan Rich
Bio from "wikipedia": J. Smeaton Chase
Family links: 
  Samuel Chase (1819 - 1871)
  Jane Evans Chase (1838 - 1917)
  Isabel White Chase (1876 - 1962)
Welwood Murray Cemetery
Palm Springs
Riverside County
California, USA
Created by: Diane & John
Record added: Sep 22, 2009
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J Smeaton Chase
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J Smeaton Chase
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