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Monday, May 19, 2008

1687 OR 1688 :: Anne Wheeler


On this date in our family history . . . the 19th day of May . . . in the year 1688 . . . according to The New England Historical and Genealogical Register . . . Anne Chase Mus(Silloway) nee Wheeler dies at about sixty-six or sixty-seven years of age . . . presumably somewhere in Massachusetts . . .


The New England Historical and Genealogical Register: "Aquila Chase brother to Thomas Chase m Anne Wheeler daughter of John Wheeler of Hampton removed in 1646 to Newbury where he d Aug 29 1670 aged 52 His widow Anne m Daniel Mussiloway June 14 1672 and d May 19 1688"


Historic Homes and Places and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs also says Anne died in May of 1688 . . . however . . . according to . . .

as well as an SAR Application . . . Anne died 21 April 1687 . . .


This Anne, who was first married to Aquila Chase (c.1618-c.1670), is a 4th great-grandma to Salmon Portland Chase (1808-1873), a former Secretary of the Treasury and Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court whose picture was used on the $10,000 bill 1928-1946 . . . and she is a 6th great-grandma to First Lady Frances (Mrs. Grover) Cleveland . . . and a 7th great-grandma to E.E. Cummings . . . and Anne is also a 5th great-grandma to William Thurston Merrill (1816-1898) . . . who is a 3rd great-grandpa to the Keeper of this family history blog . . .

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