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Philip Chase

Female 1679 - Aft 1754  (> 76 years)

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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Philip Chase was born on 5 Jul 1679 in Freetown, Bristol, Massachusetts (daughter of Benjamin Chase and Philip Sherman); died after 1754.


    She is called Philip in Freetown and Taunton records, but her husband John Hathaway's will calls her "Phillis."

    Philip married Jacob Hathaway on 28 Jan 1697 in Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts. Jacob (son of John Hathaway and Hannah Burt) was born in 1675 in Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts; died after 6 Sep 1730. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    1. Jacob Hathaway died on 14 Nov 1774 in Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Benjamin Chase was born in 1639 (son of William Chase and Mary); died between 6 Sep 1730 and 25 Jul 1731 in Freetown, Bristol, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 18 Apr 1652, Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts
    • Alternate death: Aft 6 Sep 1730

    Benjamin married Philip Sherman before 1674. Philip (daughter of Philip Sherman and Sarah Odding) was born on 1 Oct 1652. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

  2. 3.  Philip Sherman was born on 1 Oct 1652 (daughter of Philip Sherman and Sarah Odding).


    Her father's Philip's will clearly spells her name Philip, referring to her as daughter.

    1. 1. Philip Chase was born on 5 Jul 1679 in Freetown, Bristol, Massachusetts; died after 1754.

Generation: 3

  1. 4.  William Chase was born about 1595; died between 4 May 1659 and 13 May 1659 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1600
    • Alternate birth: Abt 1605
    • Alternate death: Aft 4 May 1659, Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts


    Emigrated 1630; first at Roxbury, then Yarmouth in 1638. He was a housewright.

    William married Mary before 1620. Mary died before 7 Oct 1659. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

  2. 5.  Mary died before 7 Oct 1659.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Between May 1659 and Oct 1659


    "[S]he was admitted to Roxbury church as member #29: 'Mary Chase, the wife of William Chase. She had a paralytic humor which fell into her backbone, so that she could not stir her body, but as she was lifted, and filled her with great torture, & caused her backbone to go out of joint, & bunch out from the beginning to the end of which infirmity she lay 4 years & a half, & a great part of the time a sad spectacle of misery. But it pleased God to raise her again, & she bore children after it.'" [The Great Migration Begins]

    1. William Chase was born about 1620; died on 27 Feb 1685 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts.
    2. 2. Benjamin Chase was born in 1639; died between 6 Sep 1730 and 25 Jul 1731 in Freetown, Bristol, Massachusetts.

  3. 6.  Philip Sherman was born before 5 Feb 1611 (son of Samuel Sherman and Phillipp Ward); died after 31 Jul 1681 in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 5 Feb 1611, Dedham, Essex, England
    • Alternate death: Bef 19 Mar 1687, Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island


    A founding settler of Portsmouth, Rhode Island, he became its first recorder and served various other roles in the town's government. Wikipedia entry here".

    "PHILIP, Roxbury, came in 1633, a single man, freem. 14 May 1634, first on the list aft. Gov. Haynes, m. Sarah Odding, d. of John Porter's w. by former h. went home early, but soon came again, and was led away, says the ch. rec. to familism by Porter, disarm. Nov. 1637, and banish. next yr. went to R. I. there sign the compact of civil governm. Mar. 1638, was Secr. or Recorder of the Col. 1648, and was rep. 1656. See Callender, 30. As secr. he was happy eno. to have a descend. at 1857, prob. at seventh generat. fill. the same post; but I can hardly indicate the line. He had Samson and Samuel, perhaps more." [James Savage, A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England]

    According to Ancestral Lines (citation details below), he and his wife were ancestors of Herbert Hoover and Winston Churchill.

    Philip married Sarah Odding in 1634. Sarah (daughter of William Oddyn and Margaret) was born before 21 Oct 1612 in Braintree, Essex, England; died after 31 Jul 1681. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

  4. 7.  Sarah Odding was born before 21 Oct 1612 in Braintree, Essex, England (daughter of William Oddyn and Margaret); died after 31 Jul 1681.
    1. Peleg Sherman was born about 1637 in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island; died in 1719 in Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island.
    2. 3. Philip Sherman was born on 1 Oct 1652.

Generation: 4

  1. 12.  Samuel Sherman was born before 11 Jan 1573 (son of Henry Sherman and Susan Lawrence); died between 20 Jan 1616 and 2 Mar 1616.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 11 Jan 1573, Dedham, Essex, England

    Samuel married Phillipp Ward about 1598. Phillipp (daughter of Lancelot Ward and Joan) was born about 1575; died after 8 Jan 1617. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

  2. 13.  Phillipp Ward was born about 1575 (daughter of Lancelot Ward and Joan); died after 8 Jan 1617.
    1. 6. Philip Sherman was born before 5 Feb 1611; died after 31 Jul 1681 in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island.

  3. 14.  William Oddyn died between 21 Oct 1612 and 3 Dec 1612 in Essex, England.

    William married Margaret before 1610. Margaret was born before 1590. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

  4. 15.  Margaret was born before 1590.


    Emigrated to Roxbury, Massachusetts in 1633 with her second husband John Porter, their daughter Hannah, and her daughter Sarah by her late first husband.

    "The life of Margaret (-----) (ODDING) PORTER was not one of stability. She was probably born by 1590 and married by 1610 to William ODDYN, a weaver. In 1612 she was left a young widow with a small daughter, Sarah. Sometime before 1633, probably before 1629, she married John Porter, likely in Braintree. John and Margaret had a daughter, Hannah, probably born in England. John, Margaret, Sarah, and Hannah came to Roxbury during 1633, where they joined the church late that year, John Porter and his son-in-law Philip Sherman were among those who broke from the Roxbury church. Margaret was uprooted again, moving to Portsmouth, Rhode Island, by 1638. Her life there was not happy. John Porter abandoned her by 1665, moving to Pettaquamscutt and apparently taking up with another woman. Margaret was obliged to petition the court for relief, the last mention of her." [Patricia Law Hatcher, "Reconstructing Sarah (Odding) Sherman", citation details below.]

    1. 7. Sarah Odding was born before 21 Oct 1612 in Braintree, Essex, England; died after 31 Jul 1681.