Written fourth Day of July 1759. To wife Mary the Income of the Half of my real Estate to Hold for the Term of her natural Life. Named Daughter Elizabeth Sparhawk. Grandson William Pepperrell Sparhawk. Grandson Andrew Pepperrell Sparhawk. Grandson Nathaniel Sparhawk Jr. Grandson Samuel Hirst Sparhawk. Son in Law Nathaniel Sparhawk Esq. Sister Miriam Tyler. Sister Dorothy Newmarch. Sister Mary Prescot. Sister Margery Gunnison. Kinsmen Iohn & Andrew Philips. kinswoman Sarah Frost my Dec'd Brother's eldest Daughter. Children of my kinswoman Margery Wentworth Dec'd et al.
Nominated Wife Mary, Jeremiah Moulton Jr Esq. & Mr Benjamin Greenleaf, Executors.
Probated 24 July 1759; 14 July 1759 Mr. Greenleaf declines the trust.
He is widely remembered for organizing, financing, and leading the 1745 expedition that captured the French garrison at Fortress Louisbourg during King George's War.
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Note N3816Stephen8 Chase, Merchant, of Portsmouth, was graduated at Harvard College in 1764. In 1778, he removed from Newcastle to Portsmouth, where he died in 1805. He was a gentleman of much literary culture, and was on of the founders of the Portsmouth Athenaeum, for which he drew up the Constitution and By-Laws. He married Mary, daughter of Joseph Frost, Esquire, of Newcastle, and grand-daughter of the Honorable John Frost, who was born at Kittery, March 1, 1683, and who in early life, as an officer in the Royal Navy, commanded a British ship of war, and was of the Governor's Council in 1727. He married Mary, daughter of William and sister of the first Sir William Pepperrell, Baronet. The mother of Mary (Frost) Chase was Margaret, daughter of Samuel Colton of Springfield. (Chase - p13)