Chase, John - Macoupin County IL - First Family



Descendants of John CHASE

contributed by Mary Falconer of Palatine IL

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Generation No. 1

1. JOHN11 CHASE (MOSES10, DANIEL9, "ENSIGN" MOSES8, AQUILA7, AQUILLA6, RICHARD5, THOMAS4, MATTHEW3,
JOHN2, THOMAS1) was born 04 Oct 1755 in Sutton, Worcester, MA, and died 14 Dec 1844 in Cornish, Sullivan,
NH. He married (1) MARTHA COTTON. She was born Abt. 1760, and died 21 Mar 1789. He married (2) LOUISA
JOSLYN 25 Dec 1790. She was born Bet. 1760 - 1765 in Cornish, Sullivan, NH, and died 15 Jun 1849 in Cornish,
Sullivan, NH
More About JOHN CHASE and LOUISA JOSLYN: Marriage: 25 Dec 1790

Children of JOHN CHASE and MARTHA COTTON are:
2. i. COTTON12 CHASE, b. 08 Aug 1783, Cornish, Sullivan, NH; d. 01 Oct 1872, Cornish, Sullivan, NH.

ii. JOHN CHASE, b. 25 May 1785; d. Sep 1785.

iii. JUDITH CHASE, b. 06 Feb 1787; d. Abt. 1810; m. REV. WILLIAMS; b. Abt. 1780.

Children of JOHN CHASE and LOUISA JOSLYN are:
3. iv. TAYLOR GILMAN12 CHASE, b. 04 Nov 1801, Cornish, Sullivan, NH; d. 30 Jul 1876, Brighton, Macoupin, IL.

v. MARTHA JOSLYN CHASE, b. 04 Dec 1791; d. 07 Dec 1869.

vi. MELISSA CHASE, b. 13 Feb 1793; d. 02 Mar 1866.

vii. JOHN CHASE, b. 25 Sep 1794, Cornish, Sullivan, NH; m. ACHSA WHITNEY.

viii. LOUISA CHASE, b. 25 May 1796, Cornish, Sullivan, NH.

ix. SUSAN CHASE, b. 20 Jan 1798, Cornish, Sullivan, NH; d. 14 May 1879.

x. MOSES CHASE, b. 20 Dec 1799, Cornish, Sullivan, NH; d. 16 Dec 1864.

xi. HANNAH B. CHASE, b. 22 Apr 1803, Cornish, Sullivan, NH.

xii. SARAH MATTHEWS CHASE, b. 05 Feb 1805, Cornish, Sullivan, NH.

xiii. MARY DRESSER CHASE, b. 22 Dec 1807, Cornish, Sullivan, NH; d. 13 May 1882.

xiv. DANIEL M. CHASE, b. 24 Feb 1809, Cornish, Sullivan, NH; d. 10 Aug 1810, Cornish, Sullivan, NH.

Generation No. 2

2. COTTON12 CHASE (JOHN11, MOSES10, DANIEL9, "ENSIGN" MOSES8, AQUILA7, AQUILLA6, RICHARD5, THOMAS4,
MATTHEW3, JOHN2, THOMAS1) was born 08 Aug 1783 in Cornish, Sullivan, NH, and died 01 Oct 1872 in Cornish,
Sullivan, NH. He married ELIZABETH CHASE 14 Nov 1815, daughter of CALEB CHASE and ELIZABETH DEMING.
She was born 19 Aug 1789 in Cornish, Sullivan, NH, and died 08 Jul 1868 in Cornish, Sullivan, NH.
More About COTTON CHASE and ELIZABETH CHASE: Marriage: 14 Nov 1815

Children of COTTON CHASE and ELIZABETH CHASE are:
i. MARTHA COTTON13 CHASE, b. 21 Sep 1816; d. 23 May 1881.

ii. NAHUM CHASE, b. 24 Jul 1818.

iii. CALEB ROWLAND CHASE, b. 23 Oct 1820; d. 11 Jan 1870.

iv. HANNAH BROWN CHASE, b. 16 Aug 1824; d. 14 Nov 1824.

v. CAROLINE HANNAH CHASE, b. 18 Dec 1827; d. 10 Oct 1860.

3. TAYLOR GILMAN12 CHASE (JOHN11, MOSES10, DANIEL9, "ENSIGN" MOSES8, AQUILA7, AQUILLA6, RICHARD5,
THOMAS4, MATTHEW3, JOHN2, THOMAS1) was born 04 Nov 1801 in Cornish, Sullivan, NH, and died 30 Jul 1876 in
Brighton, Macoupin, IL. He married (1) URSULA NEVENS. She was born 21 Sep 1802, and died 30 Jul 1876. He
married (2) EMILY SPALDING 26 Sep 1831 in Cornish, Sullivan, NH, daughter of WATERMAN SPALDING and
ELIZABETH STEVENS. She was born 29 Jul 1808 in Roxbury, VT, and died 07 Jul 1897 in Brighton, Macoupin,
IL.
More About TAYLOR GILMAN CHASE:
Burial: Brighton Cemetery, Brighton, IL
Occupation: 1875, Operated Merrill and Chase's Dry Goods Store
Settled: 1837, Came to Brighton, one of the very early pioneer farmers and accumulated 550 acres by the time of
his death
Travel: 1837, His trip west by covered wagon took 42 days, fording all the streams except one which had a bridge
More About EMILY SPALDING:
Burial: Brighton Cemetery, Brighton, IL
More About TAYLOR CHASE and EMILY SPALDING: Marriage: 26 Sep 1831, Cornish, Sullivan, NH

Children of TAYLOR CHASE and EMILY SPALDING are:

4. i. OSCAR ALANSON13 CHASE, b. 01 Jul 1832, Cornish, Sullivan, NH; d. 1895, Brighton, Macoupin, IL.
ii. DON CARLOS CHASE, b. 12 Mar 1834, Cornish, Sullivan, NH; d. 30 Oct 1858, Brighton, Macoupin, IL.
More About DON CARLOS CHASE:
Burial: Brighton Cemetery, Brighton, IL

5. iii. EMILY SPALDING CHASE, b. 25 Mar 1836, Cornish, Sullivan, NH; d. 1898, Brighton, Macoupin, IL.

iv. EGBERT ALONZO CHASE, b. 07 Jan 1843, Jersey County, IL; d. 12 Jul 1847, Brighton, Macoupin, IL.
More About EGBERT ALONZO CHASE:
Burial: Brighton Cemetery, Brighton, IL
Occupation: Farmer

6. v. CELIA ADELAIDE CHASE, b. 24 Dec 1844, Jersey County, IL; d. 21 Apr 1939, Brighton, Macoupin, IL.

Generation No. 3

4. OSCAR ALANSON13 CHASE (TAYLOR GILMAN12, JOHN11, MOSES10, DANIEL9, "ENSIGN" MOSES8, AQUILA7,
AQUILLA6, RICHARD5, THOMAS4, MATTHEW3, JOHN2, THOMAS1) was born 01 Jul 1832 in Cornish, Sullivan, NH, and
died 1895 in Brighton, Macoupin, IL. He married CALISTA ELMINA SMITH 30 Aug 1864 in Warren County, IL,
daughter of GILES SMITH and SALLY ?. She was born 17 Mar 1843 in Chateauquy, NY, and died 19 Dec 1936 in
Brighton, Macoupin, IL.
More About OSCAR ALANSON CHASE:
Burial: Brighton Cemetery, Brighton, IL
Member: Brighton Masonic Lodge1
Occupation: Farmer and Ran a merchantile store in Brighton, IL with his friend, W C Merrill. Served on the
Board of Brighton Cemetery.1
Politics: Bet. 1867 - 1868, He organized a group who paid $25,000 to divert the Rockford, Rock Island and St.
Louis Railroad from building a station at Miles Station so that it would pass through Brighton.1
Settled: 1836, Settled in Brighton`
More About CALISTA ELMINA SMITH:
Family memories: She would stand on her front porch, look at the sun, and thought because the sun was growing
dimmer that the end of the world was coming.1
Health: Became blind in old age but always knew grandchildren by their foot steps.1
Member: Member of the Temperance Union.1
Occupation: Came to IL to teach school and visit her sister, Mrs. Wm. C. Merrill (Augusta Smith).1
Politics: She remembers the Lincoln-Douglas debates, and it is her own private opinion that Douglas only started
all the debating in order to help Lincoln get elected, a new theory to most. Her keenest pleasure was listening to
political speeches.1
Religion: Methodist1
More About OSCAR CHASE and CALISTA SMITH: Marriage: 30 Aug 1864, Warren County, IL
Children of OSCAR CHASE and CALISTA SMITH are:

i. EMMA SARAH14 CHASE, b. 04 Jul 1868; d. 10 Feb 1945, Brighton, Macoupin, IL.
More About EMMA SARAH CHASE:
Burial: Brighton Cemetery, Brighton, IL
Education: Attended McMurry College in Jacksonville, IL
Founded: As a young girl, founded a club called "Spinsters" with her single friends
Member: 1874, Member of Farmers Club - at a meeting with children cracking nuts, she accidentally came
down on a little boy's finger with a hatchet and chopped it off.
Occupation: Worked temporarily in Chicago, returning to Brighton to care for her mother, Calista.
ii. TAYLOR GILES CHASE, b. 10 Oct 1871; d. 11 Jan 1917, Brighton, Macoupin, IL.
More About TAYLOR GILES CHASE:
Burial: Brighton Cemetery, Brighton, IL
Occupation: Took over running the store after his father died. When it closed, he brought much of the
material home which were found after he died.

iii. HARRIET AUGUSTA CHASE, b. 11 Apr 1873; d. 1950; m. (1) ? DRAKE; m. (2) NEWTON LEROY DRAKE, Jul
1908; b. 21 Jan 1876; d. 16 Dec 1958.
More About HARRIET AUGUSTA CHASE:
Burial: Brighton Cemetery, Brighton, IL
Nickname: Hattie
More About NEWTON DRAKE and HARRIET CHASE:
Marriage: Jul 1908

iv. WALLACE AQUILLA CHASE, b. 11 Jun 1875; d. 28 Jan 1957, Brighton, Macoupin, IL; m. NELLIE VIOLA
HUPP, 13 Feb 1896, Macoupin County, IL; b. 01 Dec 1876; d. 08 Nov 1951, Brighton, Macoupin, IL.
More About WALLACE AQUILLA CHASE:
Burial: Brighton Cemetery, Brighton, IL
Hobby: He and Charlie Hilliard put in 2-party phone line when others in area had 9 and 10 party lines
Member: Member of Masonic Lodge and Modern Woodman.
Occupation: Carpenter and cabinet maker-He and Arthur Farrel built many houses in Brighton including west
and east corners of Center and Olive Streets
Residence: Received a land grant in Okla and took his wife and children. They settled on land near Mangurn,
OK, for the required 5 years and then returned to Brighton.
More About WALLACE CHASE and NELLIE HUPP:
Marriage: 13 Feb 1896, Macoupin County, IL
v. OSCAR SMITH CHASE, b. 29 May 1865; d. 1867.

5. EMILY SPALDING13 CHASE (TAYLOR GILMAN12, JOHN11, MOSES10, DANIEL9, "ENSIGN" MOSES8, AQUILA7,
AQUILLA6, RICHARD5, THOMAS4, MATTHEW3, JOHN2, THOMAS1) was born 25 Mar 1836 in Cornish, Sullivan, NH,
and died 1898 in Brighton, Macoupin, IL. She married GEORGE HENRY AYLWORTH 04 Nov 1863 in Brighton,
Macoupin, IL. He was born 10 Aug 1833, and died 1896 in Brighton, Macoupin, IL.
More About EMILY SPALDING CHASE:
Burial: Brighton Cemetery, Brighton, Macoupin, IL
Education: Bet. 1854 - 1856, Attended Monticello College 1854-1856, Godfrey, Madison, IL1
Member: Woman's Christian Temperence Union, Brighton, IL1
More About GEORGE HENRY AYLWORTH:
Burial: Brighton Cemetery, Brighton, Macoupin, IL
Occupation: Farmer-His family owned a large farm just north of Emily Spalding Chase's family.
More About GEORGE AYLWORTH and EMILY CHASE:
Marriage: 04 Nov 1863, Brighton, Macoupin, IL

Children of EMILY CHASE and GEORGE AYLWORTH are:
i. GILBERT DUDLEY14 AYLWORTH, b. 1864, Brighton, Macoupin, IL; d. 1896, Brighton, Macoupin, IL.
ii. FRANCES BERTHA AYLWORTH, b. 1870, Brighton, Macoupin, IL; d. 15 Feb 1968, Sierra Madra, CA; m.
IRVING MARTIN CLARK, 06 Sep 1898, Brighton, Macoupin, IL; b. 13 Apr 1870, Brighton, Macoupin, IL; d.
Oct 1932, Alton, Madison, IL.
More About FRANCES BERTHA AYLWORTH:
Burial: Brighton Cemetery, Brighton, Macoupin, IL
Education: Bet. 1888 - 1889, Graduated from Monticello College, Godfrey, IL
Service: First President of the Brighton Civic League and served for 11 years.
More About IRVING MARTIN CLARK:
Burial: Brighton Cemetery, Brighton, Macoupin, IL
Education: Graduate of Brighton High School
Hobby: Photography
Occupation: Worked as a railway mail clerk for 8 years: Served at business manager with the Dodge School
until 1985 when he went into Real Estate, Insurance. Loans, and Bonds.
Residence: Lived in Brighton until later moving his family to Alton to establish a realty and insurance office.
He was chosed secretary when the real estate board was formed.
Service: Served several years as village clerk during which time the village hall was erected and Brighton
secured electric lights. He was an officer of Brighton Cemetery Assn. and one founder of the Betsey Ann
Assn. He was a member of Hibbard lodge in Brighton.
More About IRVING CLARK and FRANCES AYLWORTH:
Marriage: 06 Sep 1898, Brighton, Macoupin, IL

6. CELIA ADELAIDE13 CHASE (TAYLOR GILMAN12, JOHN11, MOSES10, DANIEL9, "ENSIGN" MOSES8, AQUILA7,
AQUILLA6, RICHARD5, THOMAS4, MATTHEW3, JOHN2, THOMAS1) was born 24 Dec 1844 in Jersey County, IL, and
died 21 Apr 1939 in Brighton, Macoupin, IL. She married GEORGE WELD HILLIARD 13 Apr 1864 in Macoupin
County, IL, son of AMOS HILLIARD and CHARLOTTE TOWNE. He was born 01 Nov 1840 in Brighton, Macoupin,
IL, and died 07 Jul 1928 in Brighton, Macoupin, IL after being kicked in the head by a mule.
More About CELIA ADELAIDE CHASE:
Burial: Brighton, Macoupin, IL
Children: After her daughter-in-law, Claribel, died, she went to St. Louis and brought back her granddaughter,
Marian, to raise her at the farm in Brighton.
Education: Bet. 1860 - 1861, Attended Monticello Seminary in Godfrey, IL
Religion: In her youth, an active member of the Baptist Church until it suspended. Then became active in the
Presbyterian church in Brighton
More About GEORGE WELD HILLIARD:
Burial: Brighton, Macoupin, IL
Education: Attended Shurtleff College, Alton, IL
Member: 1872, A member and the first president of the Farmer's Club
Occupation: 03 Mar 1909, President of the First National Bank of Brighton
More About GEORGE HILLIARD and CELIA CHASE:
Marriage: 13 Apr 1864, Macoupin County, IL

Children of CELIA CHASE and GEORGE HILLIARD are:
i. CHARLES AVERY14 HILLIARD, b. 24 Dec 1864, Brighton, Macoupin, IL; d. 7 Jun 1950, Brighton,
Macoupin, IL; m. CLARIBEL POTTER, 15 Jun 1896, Macoupin County; b. 1871, Brighton, Macoupin, IL; d.
1905, St. Louis, St. Louis, MO.
More About CHARLES AVERY HILLIARD:
Burial: Brighton Cemetery, Brighton, IL
Divorced: Bef. 1905
Occupation: Farmer and owned First National Bank Building in Brighton
More About CLARIBEL POTTER:
Burial: Brighton Cemetery, Brighton, IL
More About CHARLES HILLIARD and CLARIBEL POTTER: Marriage: 15 Jun 1896, Macoupin County
ii. STELLA CHASE HILLIARD, b. 05 Nov 1867, Brighton, Macoupin, IL; d. 29 Dec 1919, Chicago, Cook, IL; m.
AUGUSTUS ALLEN DAVISON, 05 Jun 1895, Brighton, Macoupin, IL; b. 26 Nov 1867, Lemont, Cook, IL; d.
03 Apr 1932, Evanston, Cook, IL.
More About STELLA CHASE HILLIARD:
Burial: 30 Dec 1919, Elmhurst Cemetery, Joliet, IL
More About AUGUSTUS ALLEN DAVISON:
Burial: 04 Apr 1932, Elmhurst Cemetery, Joliet, IL
Health: Died from coronary thrombosis
Occupation: Auditor/Accountant for Swift & Co, London and Chicago
Residence: Born in Lemont and raised in Joliet, IL
More About AUGUSTUS DAVISON and STELLA HILLIARD:
Marriage: 05 Jun 1895, Brighton, Macoupin, IL
iii. NIONA ROSE HILLIARD, b. 31 Aug 1875, Brighton, Macoupin, IL; d. 02 Sep 1878, Brighton, Macoupin, IL.
More About NIONA ROSE HILLIARD:
Burial: Brighton Cemetery, Brighton, IL
iv. NORMAN RAE HILLIARD, b. 31 Aug 1875, Brighton, Macoupin, IL; d. 14 Jul 1876, Brighton, Macoupin, IL.
More About NORMAN RAE HILLIARD:
Burial: Brighton Cemetery, Brighton, IL
v. FANNIE LEAH HILLIARD, b. 03 Oct 1880, twin - Brighton, Macoupin, IL; d. 05 Apr 1973, St. Louis, MO.
More About FANNIE LEAH HILLIARD:
Burial: Brighton Cemetery, Brighton, IL
vi. FRANK WYMAN HILLIARD, b. 03 Oct 1880, Twin - Brighton, Macoupin, IL; d. Oct 1967, St. Louis, MO; m.
(1) MABEL AUGUSTA RICE, 1909; b. 27 Aug 1883, Blue Island, Cook, IL; d. 10 Jan 1940, St. Louis, MO; m.
(2) EMMA DORTHEA HAHN, Aft. 1940; b. 26 Feb 1888, St. Louis, MO; d. Aug 1977.
More About FRANK WYMAN HILLIARD:
Burial: Brighton Cemetery, Brighton, IL
Education: 1904, Graduated from University of IL
Social Security Number: 1489-12-5634
More About MABEL AUGUSTA RICE:
Burial: Brighton Cemetery, Brighton, IL
More About FRANK HILLIARD and MABEL RICE:
Marriage: 1909
More About EMMA DORTHEA HAHN:
Burial: Louisiana
Occupation: 1920, Bookkeeper
Social Security Number: 489-5-4990
More About FRANK HILLIARD and EMMA HAHN:
Marriage: Aft. 1940
vii. GLADYS HALCYONE HILLIARD, b. 26 Oct 1890, Brighton, Macoupin, IL; d. 24 Sep 1977, St. Louis, MO; m.
ELVIN RAY GATES, 24 Jun 1912, Brighton, Macoupin, IL - probably; b. 31 May 1887, Had a twin sister; d.
Nov 1970.
More About GLADYS HALCYONE HILLIARD:
Hobby: She was a recognized expert in growing iris plants and developed new varieties of the plant.
More About ELVIN RAY GATES:
Military service: In WWII he was an Army Major.
More About ELVIN GATES and GLADYS HILLIARD:
Marriage: 24 Jun 1912, Brighton, Macoupin, IL - probably
viii. ALICE HILLIARD.




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