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I want this to be as complete and correct as possible. My father's family was mostly in the southwestern corner of Pennsylvania and the panhandle of West Virginia. My mother's family was in western Virginia and southern West Virginia! Thanks for checking out my family.

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  • ID: I7212
  • Name: Barnabas Chase
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 15 AUG 1784 in MA 1 2 3 4 5
  • Death: BEF 31 MAY 1870 in Washington County, PA 6 7
  • Reference Number: 7212
  • Note:
    Will #344,
    Willbook #9, page 503
    Washington County, PA

    Will of Barnabas Chase

    I Barnabas Chase of West Finley Township Washington County do make this my last will and testament first I commit my soule to God how give it and my body to the earth from whence it came--- 2 that my executors pay all my just debts, 3d I will my son James Chase the farm where he now lives forever, and I will my son Joseph Chase Eighty Acres of the home farm of the South west side Going McNays so to run a parlel line so it will be an equal breuth from Southerland heirs clene thrugh land I will my son John Chase the balance of the home farm and I will my son Simen C. Chase five hundred dollars, and I will my daughter Ruth one hundred dollars-- and I will my daughter Jane Bromer One hundred dollars and my daught Nancy Wolff has got hir hundred -- and I will to my two granddaughters Mary E. McKeag and Suny E. McKeag three hundred dollars each and will the household and kitchen furnerture and the balance of my parsonly property and money is to be equally devided ammonnge my sons and daughters and I constute and appoint my son John Chase and John Burnes my executors to settle my estate in testimony thereof I set my hand and seal this 30 day of July 1866.

    Barnabas Chase (seal)
    test
    Wm Jordan
    Millin M. Sutherland

    Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
    Washington County SS

    Be it remembered that on this 1st day of June before me I. Y. Hamilton Register for the Probate of Wills and granting Letters of Adminstration within and for the said County came Wm Jordon & Wm M. Sutherland the subscribing witnesses to the foregoing attached will of Barnabas Chase deceased who after being duly qualified according to law, depose and say; that they were present at the execution of said will, saw the testator sign the same -- heard him publish that they at his request, in his presence & in the presence of each other subscribed their names thereto as witnesses and at the time of doing so the said testator was of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding to the best of their knowledge observation and belief.

    Sworn and subscribed before I. Y. Hamilton Regr.

    Wm Jordan
    W. M. Sutherland

    And now June 1 1870 it being adjudged that the said will has been duly proven and John Burns one of the executors being deceased & the other executor John Chase having renounced his right to the same, Letters are issued to J. W. Hancher by agreement who was duly sworn by

    I. Y. Hamilton Regr.
    ****************
    From http://www.rootsweb.com/%7Epawashin/cemetery/wfinley2.html

    I will have to do more research to determine where some of these people fit into the Chase family. Was Nancy Teegarden married to two different Chase men (John and Robert)? Was there an error in the transcription? Who were Joseph and Jennie Chase, Birdie's parents?

    Chase Annie (Nancy) d/o William & Mary Holmes Teegarden 15 Dec 1861 1820 W.Finley
    Chase Birdie d/o Joseph & Jennie Chase 7 Nov 1936 27 Apr 1867 O.V.G. Hospital
    Chase Carroll B. s/o John & Nancy Teegarden Chase 1 Apr.1917 1846 W.Finley Wash.Co.Guards
    Chase Jennie d/o John & Nancy Teagarden Chase 13 Nov.1925 4 Oct 1841 W.Finley
    Chase John 20 Sept 1811
    Chase Joseph Alonzo s/o Robert & Nancy Teegarden Chase 13 Sept 1844 8yr 28 days
    Chase Lydia Margaret d/o James & Ruth Chase 27 Sept 1852 11 yr 1 mo 5 days W.Finley
    Chase Samuel M. s/o John & Nancy Teegarden Chase 19 Jan.1917 1854 Elm Grove,W.Va.
    Chase William s/o Robert & Nancy Teegarden Chase 24 Aug.1834 3 mo 28 da
    Chase William F. s/o Samuel Chase 31 Mar.1920 1889 Richhill




    Father: Abner Chase b: ABT 1744 in Dartmouth, Bristol County, MA
    Mother: Abigail Scranton b: ABT 1757 in Dartmouth, Bristol County, MA

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth Carroll b: 1782
    • Married: ABT 1802 8
    Children
    1. Has No Children Ruth Chase
    2. Has Children James Chase b: ABT 1808 in PA
    3. Has Children Nancy Jane Chase b: 14 AUG 1809 in PA
    4. Has Children John Chase b: ABT 1814 in PA
    5. Has Children Simon C. Chase b: ABT 1814 in PA
    6. Has Children Joseph C. Chase b: ABT 1818 in East Finley, Washington County, PA
    7. Has Children Jane Chase b: ABT 1822 in PA

    Sources:
    1. Title: Carroll Family of Washington County, Penna.
      Author: Bell, Raymond
      Publication: Part of the Raymond Bell Anthology
      Text: provided year of 1785
    2. Title: 1860 Washington County, PA Census (West Finley Twp)
      Text: aged 75, born in MA
    3. Title: 1850 Washington County, PA Census (West Finley Twp)
      Text: aged 65, born in MA
    4. Title: Cracraft, Dan (danteonline@ameritech.net)
      Note: from his Cracraft family files
      Text: provided full date, but gave location as Washington County, PA
    5. Title: New England Historical and Genealogical Register
      Publication: (Online database: NewEnglandAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001), (Orig. Pub. New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, MA. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 148 vols., 1847-1994.)
      Note: Also contains citation info and format
      Page: Vol 87, pg 244
      Text: gave full date but listed location as probably Washington County
    6. Title: Will of Barnabas Chase, #344
      Publication: Washington County Will Book # 9, page 503
      Text: probated 31 May 1870
    7. Title: Carroll Family of Washington County, Penna.
      Author: Bell, Raymond
      Publication: Part of the Raymond Bell Anthology
      Text: provided year only
    8. Title: Carroll Family of Washington County, Penna.
      Author: Bell, Raymond
      Publication: Part of the Raymond Bell Anthology
      Text: provided approximate year

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