Chambers Family Heritage


Silas CHAMBERS [Parents] 1 was born on 4 Mar 1802 in Tennessee. He died on 30 Mar 1861 in Coffee County, Kansas. He was buried in Leroy Cemetery, Coffee County, Kansas. He married Margaret LEDGERWOOD about 1822 in Campbell County, Tennessee.

Records from some family members indicate a date of birth of 17 October 1801 and a date of death of 6 December 1858.

Silas and his family left Campbell County, Tennessee, about 1829 and settled in Davies (also spelled Daviess) County, Indiana. Also making the move at that time were Charles and Amanda (Chambers) Ledgerwood. Amanda was the daughter of Thomas Chambers.

Margaret LEDGERWOOD [Parents] 1 was born on 11 Jan 1801 in Virginia. She died on 30 Aug 1874 in Coffee County, Kansas. She was buried in Leroy Cemetery, Coffee County, Kansas. She married Silas CHAMBERS about 1822 in Campbell County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:

  F i Lacka CHAMBERS
  F ii Barbara CHAMBERS
  M iii James N. CHAMBERS 1 died on 23 Jan 1910 in Tahoka, Lynn County, Texas.
  M iv William Riley CHAMBERS 1 was born on 29 Nov 1829 in Greene County, Indiana. He died .
  F v Amanda CHAMBERS 1 was born in 1832 in Indiana. She died .
  M vi Silas L. CHAMBERS 1 was born on 27 Sep 1835 in Indiana. He died on 3 Feb 1836.
  M vii Silas CHAMBERS
  F viii Margaret CHAMBERS 1 was born in 1841 in Daviess County, Indiana. She died .
  F ix Elizabeth CHAMBERS

Joseph MCCORMICK died . He married 1 Barbara CHAMBERS on 11 Mar 1845 in Martin County, Indiana.

Barbara CHAMBERS [Parents] 1 was born on 10 Mar 1826 in Campbell County, Tennessee. She died on 12 Apr 1907. She married 2 Joseph MCCORMICK on 11 Mar 1845 in Martin County, Indiana.


Silas CHAMBERS [Parents] 1 was born in 1835 in Missouri. He died in 1922. He married Sara CHAMBERS.

Some records show Silas Chambers was born in Indiana. His wife was a Native American.

Sara CHAMBERS 1 died . She married Silas CHAMBERS.

Sara Chambers likely had no maiden name. She was a Native American.


John Martin QUIGGLE 1 was born on 22 Dec 1838 in Pennsylvania. He died on 23 Aug 1917. He married Elizabeth CHAMBERS on 25 Dec 1867 in Burlington, Coffey County, Kansas.

Elizabeth CHAMBERS [Parents] 1 was born on 20 Sep 1843 in Odon, Daviess County, Indiana. She died on 10 Aug 1915. She married John Martin QUIGGLE on 25 Dec 1867 in Burlington, Coffey County, Kansas.

They had the following children:

  F i Cora Margaret QUIGGLE 1 was born on 3 Feb 1869 in Leroy, Coffey County, Kansas. She died on 17 Apr 1870.
  M ii William D. QUIGGLE 1 was born about 1873 in Kansas. He died .
  M iii Dewey QUIGGLE 1 was born in 1878 in Leroy, Coffey County, Kansas. He died in 1885.
  F iv Female QUIGGLE 1 was born about 1884 in Leroy, Coffey County, Kansas. She died .

Champion S. DUNCAN [Parents] "Champ, Champe" was born on 12 Nov 1860 in Scott County, Tennessee. He died on 27 Feb 1947 in Scott County, Tennessee. He was buried in Jeffers (Lloyd) Cemetery, New Salem, Scott County, Tennessee. He married Nancy E. CHAMBERS on 10 Nov 1881 in Scott County, Tennessee.

Some records show the spelling of his first name as Champian.

Nancy E. CHAMBERS [Parents] [scrapbook] "Nannie" was born on 2 Jan 1862 in Scott County, Tennessee. She died on 9 Sep 1914 in Scott County, Tennessee. She was buried in Chambers Cemetery, Buffalo Creek, Scott County, Tennessee. She married Champion S. DUNCAN on 10 Nov 1881 in Scott County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:

  M i Jacob DUNCAN [scrapbook] was born on 12 Sep 1885 in Buffalo Creek, Scott County, Tennessee. He died on 12 Jul 1887 in Buffalo Creek, Scott County, Tennessee. He was buried in Chambers Cemetery, Buffalo Creek, Scott County, Tennessee.
  M ii Esau DUNCAN was born on 12 Sep 1885. He died .
  F iii Mary DUNCAN was born in 1887. She died .
  F iv Louvernia DUNCAN was born in 1890. She died .
  F v Dora Edith DUNCAN was born on 26 Apr 1891 in Scott County, Tennessee. She died on 2 Aug 1956 in Oneida, Scott County, Tennessee. She was buried in Pine Hill Cemetery, Scott County, Tennessee.
  M vi Dock DUNCAN
  M vii Enic DUNCAN [scrapbook] was born on 29 Jul 1899 in Buffalo Creek, Scott County, Tennessee. He died on 14 Aug 1899 in Buffalo Creek, Scott County, Tennessee. He was buried in Chambers Cemetery, Buffalo Creek, Scott County, Tennessee.

Some records show his first name spelled Enoch, however Enic is on his headstone.
  M viii Ay DUNCAN was born on 2 Jul 1901 in Scott County, Tennessee. He died on 8 Aug 1943 in Scott County, Tennessee. He was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Scott County, Tennessee.

Oliver DUNCAN [Parents] was born on 28 Sep 1830 in Campbell County, Tennessee. He died on 23 Apr 1916 in Oneida, Scott County, Tennessee. He was buried in Duncan Cemetery, Scott County, Tennessee. He married Ruthey DUNCAN on 13 Mar 1856 in Scott County, Tennessee.

Some records show Oliver Duncan was buried at Jeffers (Lloyd) Cemetery, New Salem, Scott County, Tennessee, however in April of 2007, Terry Stone inspected this location and photographed every headstone, but Duncan's could not be located.

Ruthey DUNCAN [Parents] was born on 4 Aug 1832 in Tennessee. She died on 14 May 1902 in Scott County, Tennessee. She married Oliver DUNCAN on 13 Mar 1856 in Scott County, Tennessee.

Ruthey Duncan's maiden name is also Duncan. Her first name is shown in some records as Rutha.

They had the following children:

  F i Lucinda DUNCAN 1 was born on 15 Apr 1857 in Scott County, Tennessee. She died on 27 Nov 1943 in Tennessee. She was buried in Nov 1943 in Acres Cemetery, New Salem, Scott County, Tennessee.
  M ii Joshua S. DUNCAN
  M iii Champion S. DUNCAN
  F iv Julia E. DUNCAN 1 was born in 1865 in Scott County, Tennessee. She died after 1870 in Tennessee.
  M v William DUNCAN 1 was born in 1867 in Scott County, Tennessee. He died after 1870 in Tennessee.
  F vi Emily J. DUNCAN 1 was born in 1870 in Scott County, Tennessee. She died .

Some records show her last name spelled Duncain.
  F vii Sarah DUNCAN 1 was born in 1873 in Scott County, Tennessee. She died .

Some records show her last name spelled Duncan.

Daniel STRUNK was born in 1775 in Virginia. He died in Aug 1851 in Whitley (now McCreary) County, Kentucky. He was buried in 1852 in Eb Trammel Farm, Whitley (now McCreary) County, Kentucky. He married Honor PENNINGTON on 9 Mar 1822 in Whitley (now McCreary) County, Kentucky.

Other marriages:
STRUNK, Abigail or Margaret
RIDDLE, Susan

Honor PENNINGTON [Parents] was born about 1802 in Virginia. She died about 1837 in Whitley (now McCreary) County, Kentucky. She married Daniel STRUNK on 9 Mar 1822 in Whitley (now McCreary) County, Kentucky.


Thomas Isham CHAMBERS [Parents] "I. T." was born on 2 Sep 1858 in Whitley County, Kentucky. He died on 10 May 1919 in Buffalo, Scott County, Tennessee. He was buried in Byrd Cemetery, Buffalo, Scott County, Tennessee. He married Emily Jane OWENS on 20 Dec 1887 in Scott County, Tennessee.

Other marriages:
BOTTS, Lucinda

Some records show his first and middle names reversed, to-wit: Isham Thomas. References to him on other headstones refer to him as I. M.

Some records show his date of birth as 28 Nov 1852.

Scott County, Tennessee Census records show that that at 2 years of age (1860) and 11 years of age (1870), Thomas Isham Chambers was living with his parents in the county. At age 41 (1900), Thomas Chambers was living with his wife and children in Scott County. He lived next door to his sister, Nancy, wife of Oliver Duncan. His occupation was listed as a farmer and merchant.

Emily Jane OWENS [Parents] "Emma" 1 was born on 18 Nov 1870 in Scott County, Tennessee. She died on 17 Jun 1929 in Scott County, Tennessee. She married Thomas Isham CHAMBERS on 20 Dec 1887 in Scott County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:

  F i Ettie CHAMBERS [scrapbook] was born on 5 Dec 1888 in Scott County, Tennessee. She died on 12 Mar 1889 in Scott County, Tennessee. She was buried in Chambers Cemetery, Buffalo Creek, Scott County, Tennessee.
  F ii Harriet CHAMBERS
  M iii Columbus CHAMBERS [scrapbook] was born on 20 Dec 1892 in Scott County, Tennessee. He died on 15 Mar 1893 in Scott County, Tennessee. He was buried in Chambers Cemetery, Buffalo Creek, Scott County, Tennessee.
  M iv Adam CHAMBERS [scrapbook] was born on 10 Mar 1894 in Scott County, Tennessee. He died on 10 Mar 1894 in Scott County, Tennessee. He was buried in Chambers Cemetery, Buffalo Creek, Scott County, Tennessee.
  F v Stella CHAMBERS
  M vi Vestie Kilram CHAMBERS 1 was born on 22 Oct 1897 in Scott County, Tennessee. He died on 18 Aug 1952.

Some records show her first name spelled Vesta.
  F vii Ethel M. CHAMBERS was born on 15 Jan 1899 in Scott County, Tennessee. She died on 7 Dec 1902 in Scott County, Tennessee. She was buried in Byrd Cemetery, Buffalo, Scott County, Tennessee.
  F viii Perna E. CHAMBERS 1 was born in 1900 in Scott County, Tennessee. She died .
  M ix Roosevelt V. CHAMBERS
  F x Etha CHAMBERS
  M xi Floyd CHAMBERS [scrapbook] was born on 7 Nov 1907 in Scott County, Tennessee. He died on 25 Jun 1976 in Scott County, Tennessee. He was buried in Lay Family Cemetery next to Five Black Gum Baptist Church, Rock House Creek, Scott County, Tennessee.
  F xii Nanna Nona CHAMBERS

Marion Lee DOUGLASS 1 was born about 1890 in Scott County, Tennessee. He died . He married Stella CHAMBERS on 17 Jul 1920 in Scott County, Tennessee.

Stella CHAMBERS [Parents] 1 was born in 1894 in Scott County, Tennessee. She died . She married Marion Lee DOUGLASS on 17 Jul 1920 in Scott County, Tennessee.


Elmer LAY [Parents] [scrapbook] was born on 3 Jul 1907 in Scott County, Tennessee. He died on 11 Nov 1940 in Scott County, Tennessee. He was buried in Lay Cemetery, Rock House Creek, Scott County, Tennessee. He married Nanna Nona CHAMBERS on 11 Nov 1925 in Scott County, Tennessee.

Nanna Nona CHAMBERS [Parents] [scrapbook] 1 was born on 6 Nov 1910 in Scott County, Tennessee. She died on 29 Oct 1997 in Oneida, Scott County, Tennessee. She was buried in Lay Cemetery, Rock House Creek next to 5 Blackgum Baptist Church, Scott County, Tennessee. She married Elmer LAY on 11 Nov 1925 in Scott County, Tennessee.

Other marriages:
PHILLIPS, Fred

They had the following children:

  F i Wanda LAY
  M ii Thomas C. LAY
  M iii Clarence Robert LAY
  F iv Dana A. LAY was born on 29 Mar 1929 in Scott County, Tennessee. She died on 31 Jul 1996 in Valapariso, Indiana. She was buried in Gary, Lake County, Indiana.

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