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Chasefield Plantation Cemetery
Pensacola Beach, Escambia County, Florida

Lat: 3019'29"N, Lon: 8717'07"W

Contributed by Wendy Bishop, Dec 16, 2001 [heymon328@aol.com]. Total records = 11.

This small cemetery was originally located on land that is now part of Pensacola Naval Air Station. They were moved to an area just outside Ft. Pickens in 1957. Ft. Pickens is located on Pensacola Beach, FL.

I have transcribed from records stored at Ft. Pickens with the librarian. Date compiled, unknown. Records also exist with the Penscola Historical Society.

Plaque outside the surrounding fence reads "These gravestones are from Chasefield Plantation Cemetery, originally located on land that is now part of Pensacola Naval Air Station. They were moved to this location in 1957."

Chasefield Plantation was the home of Major William H. Chase, who supervised the construction of Ft. Pickens in the early 1800's.

- Wendy Bishop

Chase, Geo. Edmund, b. May 20, 1807, d. Mar 28, 1844
Chase, Sarah, b. 21 Feb 1775 Lancaster County of Worcester, Mass, The daughter of William Greenleaf and Sarah Quincy, d. 27 Jan 1856 Chasefield, Escambia County, Florida, Relict of Thomas Chase
Golay, Clarissa Francis, d. Aug 28, 1842, age 1yr 5 days
Golay, Vincent, son of Elisha Susana Golay, age 20 years, In memory of
McCowell, James, b. Jul 20, 1814, d. Dec 13, 1851, of Mifflin Co,Pa.
Nicholson, Margaret L., d. Jan 18, 1863, age 2
Shields, Betsey, no dates given
Strong, Jasper Jr., b. Mar 17, 1841, d. Jul 20, 1814
Underhill, George R., no dates, age 28 years
Williams, David, d. 1862, age 85
Williams, Sabra Lanear, b. Sep 25, 1774, d. May 25, 1846, consort of David Williams, native of Burke Co. Georgia

 

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