Chambers Family Heritage


Jesse M. CHAMBERS [Parents] 1 was born on 18 Aug 1812 in Burke County, North Carolina. He died on 20 Nov 1892 in Gholson, McLennan County, Texas. He married 2 Nancy Ann RICHARDS on 23 Apr 1835 in Vermillion County, Illinois.

The U. S. Census of 1880 shows the family living in McLennan County, Texas.

Nancy Ann RICHARDS 1 was born on 16 Feb 1812 in Virginia. She died 2 on 19 Jul 1892 in McLennan County, Texas. She married 3 Jesse M. CHAMBERS on 23 Apr 1835 in Vermillion County, Illinois.

Some records show Nancy Richards' birthplace as Tennessee.

They had the following children:

  F i Martha Elizabeth CHAMBERS
  F ii Hannah C. CHAMBERS
  F iii Harriet CHAMBERS 1 was born about 1844 in Benton County, Arkansas. She died before 1890.
  M iv Joseph Redrick CHAMBERS 1 was born on 9 Nov 1847 in Benton County, Arkansas. He died on 1 Jul 1922 in Aquilla, Gholson County, Texas.

Joseph R. Chambers never married.
  M v James CHAMBERS 1 was born about 1851 in Benton County, Arkansas. He died about 1890 in Bartlett, Kansas.
  F vi Nancy E. CHAMBERS
  M vii Francis Elisha CHAMBERS "Frank" was born 1 about 1853 in Benton County, Arkansas. He died .
  F viii Manerva Bell CHAMBERS 1 was born in 1857 in Raleigh (Rolla), Phelps County, Missouri. She died .

Some records show her place of birth as Benton County, Arkansas.

Manerva was living in Pearsall, Texas, about 1890.

Edmond DESON died . He married 1 Martha Elizabeth CHAMBERS in Miami County, Kansas.

Martha Elizabeth CHAMBERS [Parents] 1 was born about 1836 in Vermillion County, Illinois. She died . She married 2 Edmond DESON in Miami County, Kansas.


Enoch H. TROLLINGER died . He married 1 Hannah C. CHAMBERS on 24 Jan 1869 in Vermillion County, Illinois.

Hannah C. CHAMBERS [Parents] 1 was born about 1838 in Illinois. She died . She married 2 Enoch H. TROLLINGER on 24 Jan 1869 in Vermillion County, Illinois.


Abram Shockey GALYEN [Parents] was born 1 in Feb 1850 in Georgetown, Vermillion County, Illinois. He died on 3 Aug 1876 in Texas. He married 2 Nancy E. CHAMBERS on 9 Aug 1870 in Vermillion County, Illinois.

Some records show his surname spelled Gaylen and Gallion, and his first name spelled Abraham.

Nancy E. CHAMBERS [Parents] "Nannie" 1 was born 2 on 2 Feb 1853 in Benton County, Arkansas. She died 3 in 1931/1932 in Hill County, Texas. She was buried 4 in Lebon Cemetery, Hill County, Texas. She married 5 Abram Shockey GALYEN on 9 Aug 1870 in Vermillion County, Illinois.

In a book entitled "A Memorial and Biographical History of Johnson and Hill Counties, Texas, published in Chicago in 1892, Nancy Chambers Galyen Herod related that the family of Jesse Chambers moved to Arkansas in 1841 where they remained until 1864 and then moved to Raleigh (Rolla), Missouri. They later went to Georgetown, Illinois and in 1876 to Waco, Texas. Their final residence was in Gholson, McLennan County, Texas. This information was provided by Cullen F. Galyen, great great grandson of Jesse M. Chambers, in 1988.

They had the following children:

  M i John Thomas GALYEN
  F ii Hattie Lloyd GALYEN
  F iii Rosa Lee GALYEN was born in 1874 in Vermillion County, Illinois. She died in Aquilla, Hill County, Texas.

Rosa Galyen lived with her grandparents, Jesse and Nancy Chambers.

Thomas N. GAYLEN was born in 1817 in Tennessee. He died on 9 Nov 1866. He married Phebe STARR on 19 Oct 1840 in Georgetown, Vermillion County, Illinois.

Phebe STARR [Parents] was born on 3 Jul 1822. She died . She married Thomas N. GAYLEN on 19 Oct 1840 in Georgetown, Vermillion County, Illinois.

They had the following children:

  M i Abram Shockey GALYEN
  M ii Thomas Newbury GAYLEN was born in 1855 in Georgetown, Vermillion County, Illinois. He died on 2 Jul 1915.

Absolem STARR died . He married Hannah HARRIS.

Hannah HARRIS died . She married Absolem STARR.

They had the following children:

  F i Phebe STARR

John Thomas GALYEN [Parents] 1 was born on 19 Jul 1871 in Georgetown, Vermillion County, Illinois. He died on 21 Nov 1922 in Aquilla, Hill County, Texas. He married Mary Ellen HAMMOND on 27 Aug 1893 in , Hill, Texas.

Mary Ellen HAMMOND 1 was born on 25 Dec 1875 in Bastrop County, Texas. She died on 27 Feb 1918. She married John Thomas GALYEN on 27 Aug 1893 in , Hill, Texas.

They had the following children:

  M i Clarence William GALYEN 1 was born on 28 Jun 1894 in Aquilla, Hill County, Texas. He died in Jul 1961.
  M ii Carl Otis GALYEN 1 was born on 23 Dec 1900 in Aquilla, Hill County, Texas. He died on 17 Mar 1945.
  M iii Marvin Roe GALYEN 1 was born on 5 Jul 1902 in Aquilla, Hill County, Texas. He died on 9 Nov 1937.
  F iv Hazel Hattie GALYEN 1 was born on 18 Apr 1910 in Aquilla, Hill County, Texas. She died on 19 Jun 1990.

W. S. MAYFIELD died . He married Hattie Lloyd GALYEN on 4 Aug 1895 in Hill County, Texas.

Hattie Lloyd GALYEN [Parents] was born on 31 Dec 1873 in Vermillion County, Illinois. She died . She married W. S. MAYFIELD on 4 Aug 1895 in Hill County, Texas.

Hattie's first name is spelled Hatty in some records. Her spouse's name and marriage date cannot absolutely be confirmed.


James Asbury PUETT [Parents] 1 was born on 2 Nov 1818 in Burke County, North Carolina. He died on 4 Apr 1908 in Burke County, North Carolina. He was buried in Apr 1980. He married Lydia Naomi MCCALL on 29 Dec 1842.

Lydia Naomi MCCALL 1 was born on 11 Nov 1822 in Burke County, North Carolina. She died on 12 Feb 1843. She was buried in Feb 1843. She married James Asbury PUETT on 29 Dec 1842.

They had the following children:

  F i Sarah PUETT 1 was born on 31 Dec 1843 in Burke County, North Carolina. She died .
  M ii John Wesley PUETT 1 was born on 31 May 1845 in Burke County, North Carolina. He died on 25 Jun 1862.
  M iii Joseph Pinkney PUETT 1 was born on 23 Mar 1847 in Caldwell County, North Carolina. He died on 24 Mar 1868 in Caldwell County, North Carolina. He was buried in Mar 1868.
  F iv Mary E. PUETT 1 was born on 27 Mar 1849 in Burke County, North Carolina. She died .
  M v William M. PUETT 1 was born on 26 Feb 1851 in Burke County, North Carolina. He died .
  M vi Robert H. Mc Call PUETT 1 was born on 18 Dec 1852 in Burke County, North Carolina. He died 29 Feb 1929 in Burke County, North Carolina. He was buried in Mar 1929.
  M vii Thomas Edgar PUETT
  F viii Maria Louise PUETT 1 was born on 27 Oct 1857 in Burke County, North Carolina. She died .
  M ix James Ivy PUETT 1 was born on 13 Sep 1858 in Burke County, North Carolina. He died on 12 Apr 1859. He was buried in Apr 1859.
  F x Laura Ellen PUETT 1 was born on 15 May 1861 in Burke County, North Carolina. She died on 6 Oct 1862. She was buried in Oct 1862.

Thomas Edgar PUETT [Parents] 1 was born on 19 Dec 1854 in Burke County, North Carolina. He died 29 Feb 1929 in Burke County, North Carolina. He was buried in Mar 1929. He married Mary Henrietta KENCAID.

Mary Henrietta KENCAID 1 was born about 1858 in Burke County, North Carolina. She died . She married Thomas Edgar PUETT.

They had the following children:

  M i James Merchason PUETT 1 was born in 1880 in Burke County, North Carolina. He died in 1881. He was buried in 1881.
  M ii Willie Mae PUETT 1 was born in 1884 in Burke County, North Carolina. He died in 1950/1956.
  M iii Charles Nelson PUETT 1 was born in 1886 in Burke County, North Carolina. He died in 1945. He was buried in 1945.
  M iv Gilbert Van PUETT 1 was born in 1888 in Burke County, North Carolina. He died in 1966. He was buried in 1966.
  F v Lloya Edgar PUETT 1 was born in 1889 in Burke County, North Carolina. She died in 1969. She was buried in 1969.
  F vi Florence Ethel PUETT 1 was born in 1891 in Burke County, North Carolina. She died in 1969. She was buried in 1969.
  M vii Thomas Eugene PUETT 1 was born in 1896 in Burke County, North Carolina. He died in 1964. He was buried in 1964.
  F viii Lillie Blanche PUETT 1 was born in 1882 in Burke County, North Carolina. She died in 1952. She was buried in 1952.

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