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Lincoln County West Virginia Biography of Jacob Armstrong CHASE

         Jacob Armstrong Chase is a native of the "Buckeye State," born at Rutland, Meigs County, Ohio, November 10, 1854. William and Elvira (Winn) Chase are his parents. His father was three years in the Federal Army during the civil war, a member of Company C, 2d Colorado Calvary. The ancestors of Mr. Chase were of English descent and among the first settlers of Ohio. His parental grandfather was born in Maine, and his mother's father was a native of Canada. Jacob Armstrong Chase has his residence in Lincoln County, Duval District, but he follows the profession of teaching, and is engaged most of the time in Kanahwa County, as remuneration is better there. His present post office address is St. Albans, Kanawha County, West Virginia.

    Extracted from West Virginia Heritage Encyclopedia, a reprint of Hardesty's Historical and Geographical Encyclopedia Lincoln County, WV, Biographies List, 1884.

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