William Chase Jr.

William Chase Jr.

Chesham, Chiltern District, Buckinghamshire, England
Death 27 Feb 1685 (aged 63)
Yarmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial West Harwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 95065808 View Source

William Chase was born in Norfolk England. His father was William Chase Sr. and his mother was Mary Townley. William had four siblings. His father immigrated to America in 1630 settling in Plymouth Mass. They sailed with the Winthrop Fleet. William sailed with his parents to Massacheutts he was only nine years old.

William served in the early military in Plymouth Colony. He was a drummer. He received extra pay for his service as a drummer. Once he found himself in trouble in Plymouth and was sentenced to stay in the stocks for one day while the other soldiers practiced.

Some say the William was married four times and had a child by each wife. Records can only identify one wife Elizabeth Holder. Records indicate that Elizabeth was William's second wife. Elizabeth's parents were Pilgrims from England she was born in Plymouth colony. Elizabeth and William had four children and a set of twins.

After leaving Plymouth they settled in what is now Cape Cod Mass.

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