CHASE Reuben Brewer

CHASE Reuben Brewer[1]

Male 1834 - 1911  (76 years)

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  • Name CHASE Reuben Brewer 
    Born 28 Aug 1834  Freeport, Cumberland, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1850  Freeport, Cumberland, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    ship carpenter 
    Census 15 Jul 1850  Freeport, Cumberland, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • (Age 15.)
    Census 20 Jun 1860  Freeport, Cumberland, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • (age 25; ship carpenter; value of real estate $600.)
    Residence Bef 1862  Freeport, Cumberland, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence Bef 1862  Yarmouth, Cumberland, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1862  Limestone, Aroostook, Maine, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Military Between 13 Oct 1864 and 16 Jul 1865  [8
    from Limestone as a Private with Co. G, 20th ME Inf. Regt 
    • (he was involved in Hatcher's Run October 27-28. Warren's Hicksford Raid December 7-11. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. White Oak Road March 29. Quaker Road March 30. Boydton Road March 30-31. Five Forks April 1. Amelia C. H. April 5. High Bridge April 6. Appomattox C. H. April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. March to Washington, D.C., May 2-12. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out with the Regiment, July 16, 1865.)
    Military Between 13 Oct 1864 and 16 Jul 1865  [8
    from Limestone as a Private with Co. G, 20th ME Inf. Regt 
    • (he was involved in Hatcher's Run October 27-28. Warren's Hicksford Raid December 7-11. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. White Oak Road March 29. Quaker Road March 30. Boydton Road March 30-31. Five Forks April 1. Amelia C. H. April 5. High Bridge April 6. Appomattox C. H. April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. March to Washington, D.C., May 2-12. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out with the Regiment, July 16, 1865.)
    Census 28 Jun 1870  Limestone, Aroostook, Maine, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • (Age 35; farmer.)
    Census 18 Jun 1880  Limestone, Aroostook, Maine, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • (Age 46, farmer.)
    Census 16 Jun 1900  Limestone, Aroostook, Maine, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • (age 65; farmer; married 17 years; owned farm with mortgage.)
    Will 23 Jun 1910  Limestone, Aroostook, Maine, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • (Be it remembered that I, Reuben B. Chase Sr., of Limestone in the County of Aroostook and in the State of Maine, being of lawful age and being of sound and disposing mind and memory, but mindful of the uncertainty of this life, do make publish and declare this my LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT, hereby revoking all former wills by me made.

      After the payment of my just debts, funeral charges and expenses of administration, I dispose of my estate as follows, to wit:

      First: I direct that my executor, herein named pay all my just debts, funeral charges and expenses of administration as soon as may be after my decease.

      Second: I give and bequeath to my beloved son, Harry A. Chase, the sum of five (5) dollars.

      Third: I give and bequeath to my beloved son Clyde Chase the sum of five (5) dollars.

      Fourth: I give and bequeath to my beloved daughter Edith M. Elgee the sum of three hundred dollars ($300).

      Fifth: I give and bequeath to my beloved daughter Leila Patten, wife of George C. Patten, the sum of five (5) dollars.

      Sixth: I give and bequeath to my beloved daughter Jennie Chase the sum of five (5) dollars, also a home as is generally meant by the term, as long as she remains unmarried, said home to be furnished at the home of her mother but not elsewhere.

      Seventh: I give, bequeath and devise to my beloved son George C. Chase a one-half (1/2) interest in common and undivided in and to my homestead farm in the town of Limestone aforesaid provided he shall pay one-half of the debt secured by mortgage on said homestead farm.

      Eighth: I give, bequeath and devise to my beloved wife Johanna Chase a one-half (1/2) interest in common and undivided in and to my said homestead farm provided however she shall pay one-half of the debt secured by mortgage on said homestead farm.

      Ninth: I name as sole executor of this my last will and testament my friend Louis A. Cyr of Limestone.

      In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal and declare this to be my last will and testament this twenty fourth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and ten.

      Reuben B. Chase (L.S.)

      Signed, sealed, published and declared by the above-named Reuben B. Chase as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who, at his request, in his presence and in the presence of each other, hereto subscribe our names as witnesses thereto on this 23rd day of June A.D. 1910.

      Alfred C. Leighton
      Charles A. Perry
      A.C. Leighton
      David C. Getchell

      A true copy and a true record.
      Attest: , Register.)
    Died 1 Jun 1911  Limestone, Aroostook, Maine, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 13
    Buried Aft 1 Jun 1911  Limestone, Aroostook, Maine, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Address:
    Episcopal (Advent) Cemetery 
    Reuben B. Chase monument
    Reuben B. Chase monument
    Reuben B. Chase monument
    Reuben B. Chase monument
    corner shot

    Reuben B. Chase - father

    Margaret "Maggie" A. (Phair) Chase - 2nd wife
    Margie S. Chase - daughter
    Cora L. Chase - daughter
    Reuben B. Chase monument
    Reuben B. Chase monument
    obverse (close)

    Reuben B. Chase - father
    Will (proved) 18 Sep 1911  Caribou, Aroostook, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    _UID DF920D38EB9ED5118A06444553540000E578 
    Notes 
    • Educated in the common schools and followed the trade of ship carpenter in Freeport and Yarmouth, Maine. He married first Betsey Ellen Paine (6-55) born Nov 1831 in Freeport, Maine. She died in Limestone, Maine. She was an active member of the Congregtional church. He married second Maggie A. Phair, who died in Limestone 1881.

      In 1862 Reuben and Betsey moved to Limestone, Maine where he was an early pioneer. He cleared a farm there, and owned one hundred and sixty acres. In politics he was a prohibitionist. He was a selectman of Limestone for many years, and superintendent of schools. In religion he was a Congregationalist. He served in the Twentieth Regiment Maine Volunteer Infantry from 1864 to the end of the war.

      From the Veterans Schedule: He served 9 mo. 3 days in the Army between 13 Oct 1864 and 16 July 1865. He was a Private, Company G. He was discharged because of rheumatism,
      diarrhea and [unreadable]. His application for pension was filed on 21 May 1880, #365,054 and Certificate #268,440. [Elaine R. Chase]


      -- MERGED NOTE ------------

      Educated in the common schools and followed the trade of ship carpenter in Freeport and Yarmouth, Maine. He married first Betsey Ellen Paine (6-55) born Nov 1831 in Freeport, Maine. She died in Limestone, Maine. She was an active member of the Congregtional church. He married second Maggie A. Phair, who died in Limestone 1881.

      In 1862 Reuben and Betsey moved to Limestone, Maine where he was an early pioneer. He cleared a farm there, and owned one hundred and sixty acres. In politics he was a prohibitionist. He was a selectman of Limestone for many years, and superintendent of schools. In religion he was a Congregationalist. He served in the Twentieth Regiment Maine Volunteer Infantry from 1864 to the end of the war.

      From the Veterans Schedule: He served 9 mo. 3 days in the Army between 13 Oct 1864 and 16 July 1865. He was a Private, Company G. He was discharged because of rheumatism,
      diarrhea and [unreadable]. His application for pension was filed on 21 May 1880, #365,054 and Certificate #268,440. [Elaine R. Chase]


      -- MERGED NOTE ------------

      Educated in the common schools and followed the trade of ship carpenter in Freeport and Yarmouth, Maine. He married first Betsey Ellen Paine (6-55) born Nov 1831 in Freeport, Maine. She died in Limestone, Maine. She was an active member of the Congregtional church. He married second Maggie A. Phair, who died in Limestone 1881.

      In 1862 Reuben and Betsey moved to Limestone, Maine where he was an early pioneer. He cleared a farm there, and owned one hundred and sixty acres. In politics he was a prohibitionist. He was a selectman of Limestone for many years, and superintendent of schools. In religion he was a Congregationalist. He served in the Twentieth Regiment Maine Volunteer Infantry from 1864 to the end of the war.

      From the Veterans Schedule: He served 9 mo. 3 days in the Army between 13 Oct 1864 and 16 July 1865. He was a Private, Company G. He was discharged because of rheumatism,
      diarrhea and [unreadable]. His application for pension was filed on 21 May 1880, #365,054 and Certificate #268,440. [Elaine R. Chase]
    Person ID I14614  Noyes Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2015 

    Father CHASE William, Jr.,   b. 25 Sep 1797, Freeport, Cumberland, Massachusetts [Maine] Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1876, South Freeport, Cumberland, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother BREWER Lavinia,   b. 14 Mar 1799, Freeport, Cumberland, Massachusetts [Maine] Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1850, Freeport, Cumberland, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Married 5 Jan 1821  Freeport, Cumberland, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Family ID F5517  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 PAINE Betsey "Ellen",   b. 15 Nov 1831, Freeport, Cumberland, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1866, Limestone, Aroostook, Maine, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 18 Sep 1854  Portland, Cumberland, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    • (Based on birth of son, Clarence.)
    Children 
     1. CHASE Clarence E.,   b. 21 Jan 1855, Freeport, Cumberland, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1881, Limestone, Aroostook, Maine, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
     2. CHASE Harry Alton,   b. 30 Jan 1857, Freeport, Cumberland, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1927, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     3. CHASE Ellen C.,   b. 1 Mar 1860, Freeport, Cumberland, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1883, Limestone, Aroostook, Maine, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
    Last Modified 2 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F5515  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 PHAIR Margaret A.,   b. Apr 1844, , , New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1881, Limestone, Aroostook, Maine, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years) 
    Married Bef 1869  [2, 9
    Children 
     1. CHASE Edith May,   b. Abt 1869, Limestone, Aroostook, Maine, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. CHASE Effie R.,   b. 1873, Limestone, Aroostook, Maine, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. CHASE Margie S.,   d. 27 Dec 1877, Limestone, Aroostook, Maine, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. CHASE Cora L.,   b. 11 May 1878, Limestone, Aroostook, Maine, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1878, Limestone, Aroostook, Maine, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     5. CHASE Rowena,   b. Feb 1880, Limestone, Aroostook, Maine, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1895, Limestone, Aroostook, Maine, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 15 years)
    Last Modified 2 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F5516  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 REDGATE Johann,   b. 4 Dec 1856, Grand Falls, Victoria, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1917, Limestone, Aroostook, Maine, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 21 Jan 1883  Limestone, Aroostook, Maine, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [15, 17
    Children 
     1. CHASE Leila E.,   b. Nov 1883, , , Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. CHASE George Clifford,   b. 16 May 1885, Limestone, Aroostook, Maine, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1951, Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     3. CHASE Jennie R.,   b. Jan 1887, , , Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. CHASE Reuben B., Jr.,   b. Jul 1888, , , Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. CHASE Robert Clyde,   b. Jul 1892, , , Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1950  (Age ~ 57 years)
    Last Modified 2 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F9268  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Aug 1834 - Freeport, Cumberland, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - ship carpenter - 1850 - Freeport, Cumberland, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 15 Jul 1850 - Freeport, Cumberland, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Sep 1854 - Portland, Cumberland, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 20 Jun 1860 - Freeport, Cumberland, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Bef 1862 - Freeport, Cumberland, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Bef 1862 - Yarmouth, Cumberland, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1862 - Limestone, Aroostook, Maine, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 28 Jun 1870 - Limestone, Aroostook, Maine, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 18 Jun 1880 - Limestone, Aroostook, Maine, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Jan 1883 - Limestone, Aroostook, Maine, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 16 Jun 1900 - Limestone, Aroostook, Maine, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 23 Jun 1910 - Limestone, Aroostook, Maine, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Jun 1911 - Limestone, Aroostook, Maine, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Episcopal (Advent) Cemetery - Aft 1 Jun 1911 - Limestone, Aroostook, Maine, United States
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    Link to Google MapsWill (proved) - 18 Sep 1911 - Caribou, Aroostook, Maine Link to Google Earth
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    Veteran & Patriot of the Civil War
    Veteran & Patriot of the Civil War

  • Sources 
    1. [S1809] Book-NE Families Genealogical & Memorial; Vol. I, p.237.

    2. [S118] Person-Hopkinson, Harold H., Jr., Word Perfect file 7/14/97.

    3. [S980] Book-Descendants of Thomas Brewer, p.47.

    4. [S3759] Book-Brewer-Descendants of Thomas Brewer, p.47.

    5. [S1054] VR-Freeport, ME, p.8.

    6. [S1101] Census-1850-ME-Cumberland-Freeport, Census Roll 249; Page 2.

    7. [S1815] Census-1860-ME-Cumberland-Freeport, Roll M653_437 Page 0.

    8. [S5852] Internet-Civil War-U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Maine.

    9. [S2127] Census-1870-ME-Aroostook-Limestone, Roll M593_538 Page 204 Image 410.

    10. [S1539] Census-1880-ME-Aroostook-Limestone.
      FHL Film 1254476 National Archives Film T9-0476 Page 127A

    11. [S1741] Census-1900-ME-Aroostook-Limestone, Roll: T623 588; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 12.

    12. [S6732] Will-Maine-Aroostook-Caribou, p. 54; Reuben B. Chase.

    13. [S86] Death-gravestone, Episcopal (Advent) Cemetery; Limestone, Aroostook, Maine.

    14. [S86] Death-gravestone, Episcopal (Advent) Cemetery; Limestone, ME.

    15. [S434] Correspondence-Internet-Elaine Chase, 30 Aug 1998 11:18 pm.

    16. [S4877] LDS-New Family Search, 10 January 2014; Reuben & Ellen B. (Paine) Chase marriage record; Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907: GS Film Number: 000009764; Digital Folder Number: 007031786; Image Number: 00202.

    17. [S2907] PEDIGREE RESOURCE FILE.