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Silas Nathan Chase
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Birth: Mar. 2, 1844
Rockford
Winnebago County
Illinois, USA
Death: Sep. 3, 1885
Bates County
Missouri, USA

Nathan Chase, my great-grandfather, was born in Illinois, lived in Nebraska and finally in Missouri. He married Nancy Mariah Ramsower in 1869 and they had three children: James William, Ida Jane, and George Evan. Mariah died after the birth of George, and Nathan married Sarah Dulcina White in 1877; they had four children, all of whom predeceased her. He was killed by lightening as he drove a team and wagon home from town. Nathan and Mariah are buried in Radford Cemetery, Bates Co., Missouri. Sarah Dulcina married Alexander Stark and had two more children; she died in Iowa.

His obituary says: "The stroke showed that it had hit him in the top of the head of his hat, which was picked up the next morning on the road. . . His mules were unharmed and after he was killed hauled him home and stopped at the gate, where he was found by his family about sun up. Mr. Chase was a good man and kind neighbor and left a wife and six children to mourn his unfortunate death, which is a fearful warning that man knoweth not the hour." Butler MO Weekly Times (bio by: Barbara Chase Purtell) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Sarah Dulcena White Stark (1861 - 1920)
 
 Children:
  James William Chase (1869 - 1937)*
  George E Chase (1879 - 1922)*
  Silas M. Chase (1879 - 1917)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Radford Cemetery
Bates County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Terrill White
Record added: Jul 08, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93304976
Silas Nathan Chase
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Silas Nathan Chase
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Silas Nathan Chase
Added by: Barbara Chase Purtell
 
 
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