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Rhoda BLAKE

Rhoda BLAKE

Female 1768 - 1845  (77 years)

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  • Name Rhoda BLAKE 
    Born 27 Mar 1768  Hampton Falls, Rockingham, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1790  Chester, Rockingham, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Stephen Chase
      in the 1790 United States Federal Census
      Name: Stephen Chase
      Home in 1790 (City, County, State): Chester, Rockingham, New Hampshire
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 16: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 16 and over: 1
      Free White Persons - Females: 3
      Number of Household Members: 5
      Year: 1790; Census Place: Chester, Rockingham, New Hampshire; Series: M637; Roll: 5; Page: 101; Image: 77; Family History Library Film: 0568145
    Residence 1800  Chester, Rockingham, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Stephen Chase
      in the 1800 United States Federal Census
      Name: Stephen Chase
      Home in 1800 (City, County, State): Chester, Rockingham, New Hampshire
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 2
      Free White Persons - Males -10 thru 15: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44: 2
      Number of Household Members Under 16: 3
      Number of Household Members Over 25: 2
      Number of Household Members: 6
      Year: 1800; Census Place: Chester, Rockingham, New Hampshire; Series: M32; Roll: 20; Page: 490; Image: 427; Family History Library Film: 218679
    Living 24 Oct 1801 
    • Henry Blake
      in the New Hampshire, Wills and Probate Records, 1643-1982
      Name: Henry Blake
      Probate Date: 29 Mar 1804
      Probate Place: Rockingham, New Hampshire, USA
      Inferred Death Year: Abt 1804
      Inferred Death Place: New Hampshire, USA
      Case Number: 7223
      Item Description: Estate Papers, No 7121-7222, 1803-1804
      Table of Contents 2 images
      Cover Page 1
      Title Board 2
      Estate Papers, Old Series, 1771-1869; Author: New Hampshire. Probate Court (Rockingham County); Probate Place: Rockingham, New Hampshire
      Rockingham County Probate Index
      1804 Henry Blake #7223 Hampton Falls Will Micro #15
      #7223
      [Page]
      Letter of Administration
      Know all men by these Presents that we Dearborn Blake, Jeremiah Blake & Levi Lane [Blake crossed out] all of Hampton Falls in the County of Rockingham & State of New Hampshire are holden and stand firmly bounf and oblige unto Nathaniel Rogers Esqr Judge of the Probate and Wills etc for said County in the full sum of three thousand Dollars to be paid to the said Nathaniel Rogers his successor or successors in the said Offive or to his or their assigns, to the true payment whereof we bind ourselves, our heits Executors & administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents
      Sealed with our seals dated the 29th day of March AD 1804.

      The condition of the above obligation is such that if the above bounden Dearborn Blake who is niminated & allowed to be Executor of the Will of Henry Blake late of said Hampton Falls Dent deceased

      Do make or cause to be made, is true and perfect Inventory of all the Estate of the said deceased, which has , or shall come to the hands possession or knowledge of him the said Executor or into the hands, poessession or knowledge of any other person or person for him and the same so made, so exhibit or cause to be exhibited into the Registry of the Court of Probate for said County, at or before the third Wedneday of June next ensuing, and the same Estate and all other Estate of the said deceased at the time of his death, which at any time hereafter shall come to the hands or possession of any other person or persons for him do well & truly administer according to Law, and further, do make or cause to be made a just & true Account of said Administration upon Oath, at or before the third Wednesday of March will be AD 1805 - And all the Rest and residue of the said Estate which shall be found remaining upon the Account of said Executor the same being first examined by the Judge of Probate for the time being, withing the County aforesaid shall deliver & Pay unto such person or persons respectively, as the said Judge by his decree or sentence, pursuant to law shall limitt & appoint then the said obligation to be said and of now effect, or ? to abode and remain in full force & virtue
      Dearborn Blake
      Jeremiah Blake
      Levi Lane

      Signed, sealed and delivered in Presence of
      W Parker

      [Page[
      Rockingham SS April 3d 1804

      Pursuant an order from the Honble Judge of Probate of wills etc for said County we have apprised the Estate of Henry Blake late of Hampton falls Deceased and is follows

      About Seventy acres of land with the building thereon called he home place ... Dollar 2100
      About Eight acres of wood lying in Herrsington ... 160
      One acre & half of Salt marsh ... 40
      One pew in the meeting house in Hampton falls ... 25
      two oxen two Cows and two heifers ... 14o
      horse Sheep and Stone pigg ... 37

      Cart wheels Plow Chains and Sundrey other farmers untentials ... 30.93

      Sider Cask Pork barrels and Sundreys ... 6-70

      four Beds with beding with Sundry articles of housold furnature ... 198-45
      about fifteen bushels of Potatoes ... 3-75
      wearing apparel ... 18
      2756-83

      Caleb Titson
      Joseph Perkins
      James Sanborn

      Rockingham SS April 12th 1804 the appraisers Tilton & Sanborn the Executors sworn by W Parker Regr

      [Page]

      Will of Henry Blake October 24 1801

      Know all men by these Presents, that I Henry Blake of Hampton Falls in the County of Rockingham & State of New Hampshire, gent., being at this time of a sound disposing mind & memory & calling to mind the mortality of my body, knowing it is appointed unto all men once to die & being desirous for to settle my affairs before my decease, do this twenty fourth day of October in the year of our Lord Christ, One thousand, eight hundred & one make & ordain this to be my last will & Testament; hereby revoking all & every former will or wills, Testament or Testaments by me heretofore made And first I command my soul into the hands of God who gave it and my body I commit to the Earth to be buried at the diseration of my Executor herein aftermentioned, & as to such worldly goods & Estate ass it hath pleased God to bestow upon me in this life, I give & bequeath in manner & form following, viz.
      First
      First, I give & bequeath unto my wife Sarah Blake, the one third part of the income of my Estate until my son Henry & my daughter Sarah Blake arrive to the age of twenty one years, after that time one quarter of the income & improvement of two cows & four sheep so long as she remains my widow, & the use of my wood land in Kensington during said term, my Executor to hale it to the door seasonably for her use, also the improvement of the Easterly half of my dwelling house, together with the use of the well & a proportional part of my barns & the use of a horse as she shall have occasion during the term aforesaid, I also give unto her all the household stuff she brot with her when I married her, & all she has made since for her own disposal
      Item, I give unto my daughter Jemima Underhill, One dollar to be paid her in one year after my dec, by my Executor.
      Item, I give unto my Daughter Susanna Graves, One dollar to be paid her by my Executor in one year after my decease.
      Item, I give unto my daughter Abial Sherburne, One dollar to be paid her in one year after my decease by my Executor.
      Item, I give unto my daughter Rhoda Chase, One dollar to be paid her in one year after my decease by my Executor.
      Item, I give unto my daughter Abigail Fogg, One dollar to be paid her in one year after my decease by my Executor.
      Item, I give & bequeath unto my daughter Dorothy Blake Forty dollars to be paid her on marriage day by my Executor.
      Item, I give & bequeath unto my son Henry Blake his heirs and assigns Ten acres of land set off of the South end of my land at Cock Hill so called, square across. I also give him my bed & bedding belonging to it, & my wearing apparel, & my will is, that he shall be put to & learn a good trade when of suitable age.
      Item, I give & bequeath unto my daughter Sarah Blake forty dollars, to be paid her on marriage day, by my Executor
      Item, I give & bequeath unto my son Dearborn Blake, the whole of my Estate both Real & Personal that is not
      Otherwise
      Otherwise disposed of in this my Will, & do hereby constitute & appoint him my said son Dearborn Blake sole Executor of this my Will, & I order him to pay my just & honest debts & funeral charges in convenient time after my decease, and the legacies mentioned in this my Will. In confirmation of all aforegoing, I have hereunto set my hand & seal, the of the sate aforewritten. Henry Blake (Seal)

      Signed, sealed & declared by the said Henry Blake to be his last Will & Testament in presence of
      Jeremiah Lane, Jeremiah Blake, Levi Lane
      True Record, attest, Wm. Parker
    Residence 1810  Chester, Rockingham, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Stephen Chase
      in the 1810 United States Federal Census
      Name: Stephen Chase
      Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Chester, Rockingham, New Hampshire
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 1 [Henry]
      Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 15: 1 [Jacob]
      Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25: 1 [Stephen or Joeph]
      Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over: 1 [Stephen]
      Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 2 [Sally, Rhoda]
      Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 15: 1 [Dolly]
      Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25: 1 [Susannah]
      Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44: 1 [Rhoda]
      Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over : 1 [Sarah wid Blake?]
      Number of Household Members Under 16: 5
      Number of Household Members Over 25: 3
      Number of Household Members: 10
      Year: 1810; Census Place: Chester, Rockingham, New Hampshire; Roll: 25; Page: 327; Image: 00332; Family History Library Film: 0218686
    Died 15 Aug 1845  Chester, Rockingham, NH Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried
    • Mrs Rhoda Chase
      in the U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current
      Name: Mrs Rhoda Chase
      Birth Date: 27 Mar 1768
      Death Date: 15 Aug 1845
      Death Place: New Hampshire, United States of America
      Cemetery: Chester Village Cemetery
      Burial or Cremation Place: Chester, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States of America
      Ancestry.com. U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/42140368
    Person ID I6431  4 February 2018
    Last Modified 29 Feb 2020 

    Father Henry BLAKE,   b. 23 Jun 1733, Hampton Falls, Rockingham, NH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. [1804] 
    Mother Susannah COLBY,   d. BY 25 Mar 1786 
    Married Abt 1755  [2, 3
    Family ID F1554  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Stephen CHASE,   d. 18 Feb 1819 
    Married 10 Dec 1786  Hampton Falls, Rockingham, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Name: Stephen Chase
      Event Type: Marriage
      Event Date: 10 Dec 1786
      Event Place: Hampton Falls, , New Hampshire
      Spouse's Name: Rhoda Blake
      GS Film number: 1000973
      Digital Folder Number: 4242892
      Image Number: 2434
      Citing this Record
      "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLD9-MFG : 4 November 2017), Stephen Chase and Rhoda Blake, 10 Dec 1786; citing Hampton Falls, , New Hampshire, Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics, Concord; FHL microfilm 1,000,973.
      by Samuel Langdon r Hampton Falls Clergyman
      m 10 December 1786 Hampton Falls
    Married 3 Jan 1787  [1
    Children 
     1. Susanna CHASE,   b. 22 Nov 1787,   d. 26 May 1854  (Age 66 years)
     2. Joseph CHASE,   b. 2 Aug 1789,   d. 14 Sep 1841  (Age 52 years)
     3. Stephen CHASE,   b. 3 May 1797,   d. 18 May 1829, Chester, Rockingham, NH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
     4. Mary CHASE,   b. 9 Oct 1793,   d. 9 Dec 1807  (Age 14 years)
     5. Jacob CHASE,   b. 26 Feb 1797,   d. 13 Nov 1861  (Age 64 years)
     6. Dorothy CHASE,   b. 12 Jan 1799,   d. 31 Dec 1864, Sandown, NH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     7. Rhoda CHASE,   b. 2 Apr 1802,   d. 1 Jan 1844  (Age 41 years)
     8. Sarah CHASE,   b. 30 Oct 1805,   d. 13 Feb 1848  (Age 42 years)
     9. Henry Franklin CHASE,   b. 30 Aug 1808,   d. 20 Mar 1867, Westminster, NH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
    Family ID F1961  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Census 1820: Not in Chester
      Census 1830: Nil
      Census 1840: Nil

      If this is her, then where is her mother?
      Ruth Chase
      in the 1820 United States Federal Census
      Name: Ruth Chase
      Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Langdon, Cheshire, New Hampshire
      Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 2
      Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 15: 3
      Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44: 1
      Free White Persons - Under 16: 6
      Free White Persons - Over 25: 1
      Total Free White Persons: 8
      Total All Persons - White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 8
      1820 U S Census; Census Place: Langdon, Cheshire, New Hampshire; Page: 147; NARA Roll: M33_59; Image: 134

  • Sources 
    1. [S357] Descendants of Jasper Blake of Hampton, NH, Perley Derby, (1879 (Transcribed by Carlton Blake)).

    2. [S338] Lane Library Database, Dick Marston, (2000).

    3. [S356] Descendants of Jasper Blake, Emigrant from England to Hampton, NH, ca 1643, 1640-1979, Carlton E Blake, (Rpt. 1980, Higginson Book Company, Salem, MA).