Edwin Chase

Edwin Chase

Birth
Winchendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 29 Feb 1928 (aged 86)
Cambridge Springs, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Cambridge Springs, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 114107824 · View Source
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Son of Silas Chase and Nancy Pratt.

On 12 Jul 1861 Edwin, a box maker, mustered into service with Company B of the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Winchendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 20 years and 4 months old.

He was declared missing in action on 17 Sep 1862 at The Battle of Antietam, Washington County, Maryland.

On 15 Oct 1862 in "Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, he was included in a list of "Missing Men Of The Fifteenth Regiment ."

On 19 Dec 1862, Edwin was gained back to his unit.

He was declared missing in action on 3 Jul 1863 at The Battle of Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, and it ewas reported on 22 Jul 1863 in the "Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
On 22 Jun 1864 Edwin was taken prisoner at Petersburg, Prince George County, Virginia.

On 25 Jun 1864, Edwin was paroled.
On 28 Jul 1864 Edwin ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts having fulfilled his term of service.

On 5 Nov 1864 Edwin Chase, 23, married Annie Wilson, 21, daughter of Thomas Wilson, at Winchendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both. They had five children, and three were still living in 1900.

Edwin Chase and Annie Wilson were enumerated in the 1880 US Federal census on 17 Jun 1880 at Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania.

Edwin Chase was enumerated in the 1890 US Federal census, Veteran's Schedule in Jun 1890 at Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania, as having served in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, as a musician in Company B.

He applied in Pennsylvania for a veteran's pension on 25 Apr 1892, and received certificate number 841975.

Edwin's wife, Annie Wilson, died and was buried in 1907 at Trinity Cemetery, Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania, at age 64 years.

On 2 Aug 1913 Edwin and Annie's daughter, Margaret Genevieve Chase married Charles Manford Bowersox at Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania.

Edwin Chase was enumerated in the household of Margaret Genevieve Chase and Charles Manford Bowersox in the 1920 US Federal Census on 22 Jan 1920 at Le Boeuf, Erie County, Pennsylvania, as:
Charles M Bowersox, Head, 34, b. PA
Margaret G Bowersox, Wife, 41, b. PA
Edmund L Chase, Nephew, 10 , b. PA
Edwin Chase, Grandfather, 78 , b. MA.

Edwin Chase died on 29 Feb 1928 at Cambridge, Crawford County, Pennsylvania. He was 86 years and 11 months old.

He was buried in Feb 1928 at Miller Station Cemetery, Cambridge Springs, Crawford County, Pennsylvania.


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  • Maintained by: DaurRegt
  • Originally Created by: k75evad
  • Added: 20 Jul 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 114107824
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edwin Chase (Mar 1841–29 Feb 1928), Find A Grave Memorial no. 114107824, citing Miller Station Cemetery, Cambridge Springs, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by DaurRegt (contributor 47891223) .