Chambers Family Heritage


Riley CHAMBERS [Parents] was born in 1809 in Anderson (now Scott) County, Tennessee. He died on 27 Sep 1888 in Scott County, Tennessee. He married Margaret SMITH in 1827 in Campbell (now Scott) County, Tennessee.

Other marriages:
ANDERSON, Mary Elizabeth

Riley Chambers left school in 1823 at the age of 14. His occupation was listed as farmer, and her personal worth at the time of this death as $500.

In 1849, Riley Chambers was named to a committee to locate the county seat for Scott County, Tennessee. The committee chose Huntsville.

In 1850, Riley Chambers was elected Scott County Registrar.

On 1 Jan 1854, a list of Scott County Magistrates included Riley Chambers, P. Chambers, Thomas Chambers, and Pleasant Chambers.

Margaret SMITH was born in 1810 in Tennessee. She died . She married Riley CHAMBERS in 1827 in Campbell (now Scott) County, Tennessee.

Some records show her first name spelled Margarett. Some records show her name as Marey Elizabeth Byrd.

They had the following children:

  F i Eliza Louisa CHAMBERS
  M ii Thomas L. CHAMBERS
  M iii John Riley CHAMBERS
  M iv William Riley CHAMBERS
  M v Abraham H. CHAMBERS
  M vi Granville C. CHAMBERS Sr.
  M vii Winfield S. CHAMBERS
  M viii Calvin CHAMBERS

Riley CHAMBERS [Parents] was born in 1809 in Anderson (now Scott) County, Tennessee. He died on 27 Sep 1888 in Scott County, Tennessee. He married Mary Elizabeth ANDERSON on 17 Feb 1867 in Scott County, Tennessee.

Other marriages:
SMITH, Margaret

Riley Chambers left school in 1823 at the age of 14. His occupation was listed as farmer, and her personal worth at the time of this death as $500.

In 1849, Riley Chambers was named to a committee to locate the county seat for Scott County, Tennessee. The committee chose Huntsville.

In 1850, Riley Chambers was elected Scott County Registrar.

On 1 Jan 1854, a list of Scott County Magistrates included Riley Chambers, P. Chambers, Thomas Chambers, and Pleasant Chambers.

Mary Elizabeth ANDERSON [Parents] "Sally, Polly" was born about 1838 in Campbell (now Scott) County, Tennessee. She died . She married Riley CHAMBERS on 17 Feb 1867 in Scott County, Tennessee.

Other marriages:
BIRD, Burton

Some records show her name spelled Marey Elizebeth.

They had the following children:

  F i Lacha CHAMBERS
  F ii Lakey Jane CHAMBERS
  M iii Lafayette CHAMBERS was born in 1870 in Scott County, Tennessee. He died before 1880 in Scott County, Tennessee.
  F iv Mary Elizabeth CHAMBERS
  F v Emoline J. CHAMBERS
  F vi Rosa CHAMBERS

Charles LEDGERWOOD [Parents] was born on 15 Aug 1806 in Culpepper County, Virginia. He died on 5 Aug 1866 in Martin County, Indiana. He was buried in Ledgerwood Cemetery, Martin County, Indiana. He married Amanda CHAMBERS on 2 Oct 1828 in Campbell (now Scott) County, Tennessee.

Some records show his date of death as 9 May 1866.

Amanda CHAMBERS [Parents] was born on 18 Sep 1809 in Anderson (now Scott) County, Tennessee. She died on 14 Jan 1865 in Martin County, Indiana. She was buried in Ledgerwood Cemetery, Martin County, Indiana. She married Charles LEDGERWOOD on 2 Oct 1828 in Campbell (now Scott) County, Tennessee.

Amanda and her family left Campbell County, Tennessee, about 1829 and settled in Davies (also spelled Daviess) County, Indiana. Also making the move at that time were Silas and Margaret (Ledgerwood) Chambers. Silas was the son of William Chambers, Amanda's uncle.

They had the following children:

  F i Eliza Jane LEDGERWOOD was born on 23 Feb 1830 in Daviess County, Indiana. She died on 8 Aug 1895 in Daviess County, Indiana. She was buried in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Daviess County, Indiana.
  F ii Margaret LEDGERWOOD was born on 3 Jun 1831 in Greene County, Indiana. She died on 3 Jan 1918 in Daviess County, Indiana.
  M iii Thomas LEDGERWOOD
  M iv Nathaniel LEDGERWOOD
  F v Elizabeth LEDGERWOOD
  F vi Barbara LEDGERWOOD
  F vii Rebecca LEDGERWOOD
  M viii James LEDGERWOOD
  M ix William Riley LEDGERWOOD was born on 11 Feb 1844 in Indiana. He died in Colorado.
  F x Sarah Jane LEDGERWOOD was born on 8 Aug 1845 in Indiana. She died on 11 Dec 1848 in Martin County, Indiana. She was buried in Ledgerwood Cemetery, Martin County, Indiana.
  F xi Amanda LEDGERWOOD
  M xii Charles Hayes LEDGERWOOD was born on 14 Jun 1849 in Indiana. He died in Colorado.
  F xiii Laka Jane LEDGERWOOD
  F xiv Mary Jane LEDGERWOOD was born on 31 Mar 1853 in Indiana. She died on 11 Jan 1856 in Martin County, Indiana.
  M xv Milton Buchannon LEDGERWOOD

Jeremiah Jackson CHAMBERS [Parents] "Jerry" was born on 9 Feb 1835 in Scott County, Tennessee. He died on 26 Dec 1857 in Scott County, Tennessee. The cause of death was knife wound (accidentally stabbed by his brother, Jeremiah, in a fight). He was buried in Buffalo Creek, Scott County, Tennessee. He married Rebekah WILHITE on 27 Feb 1855 in Scott County, Tennessee.

Jeremiah Jackson Chambers was accidentally killed by his brother, Francis Marion "F.M." Chambers with a knife. Jeremiah Chambers and Fielding Pennington were in a fight and F.M. struck at Fielding with the knife, stabbing Jeremiah, instead.

Rebekah WILHITE [Parents] was born on 14 Jan 1839 in Campbell (now Scott) County, Tennessee. She died . She was buried in Jellico Creek, Scott County, Tennessee. She married Jeremiah Jackson CHAMBERS on 27 Feb 1855 in Scott County, Tennessee.

Other marriages:
CROSS, Jacob Queener

Some records show her last name as White or Wilhoite.

Some records show her first name spelled Rebecca.

They had the following children:

  F i Louanner Jane CHAMBERS was born on 1 Feb 1856 in Scott County, Tennessee. She died on 19 Mar 1939 in McCreary County, Kentucky.
  M ii Rev. Francis Marion CHAMBERS

Rev. Francis Marion CHAMBERS [Parents] "Little Marion" was born on 19 Dec 1857 in Scott County, Tennessee. He died on 4 Nov 1945 in Scott County, Tennessee. The cause of death was hemmorhage of the right lung. He was buried on 7 Nov 1945 in Chambers Cemetery, Buffalo Creek, Scott County, Tennessee. He married Rachel Delilah LAY on 21 Jan 1875 in Scott County, Tennessee.

Other marriages:
WILSON, Lina

Francis Chamers' occupation was shown as farmer and Baptist minister.

Rachel Delilah LAY [Parents] "Dellie" was born on 25 May 1857 in Tennessee. She died on 22 Nov 1936 in Scott County, Tennessee. She was buried in Chambers Cemetery, Buffalo Creek, Scott County, Tennessee. She married Rev. Francis Marion CHAMBERS on 21 Jan 1875 in Scott County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:

  F i Mary Lassifee CHAMBERS was born on 15 Nov 1875 in Scott County, Tennessee. She died in 1897. She was buried in Phillips Cemetery (Buffalo Creek), New Salem, Scott County, Tennessee.

Some records show two middle names, Lassie Fee.

Some records show her date of death as 30 October 1944 in Scott County, Tennessee.
  M ii Jeremiah Jackson CHAMBERS Jr.
  M iii Rev. Moses Leonard CHAMBERS
  M iv Dr. Jacob CHAMBERS was born on 20 Oct 1882 in Scott County, Tennessee. He died on 19 Feb 1884 in Scott County, Tennessee. He was buried in Chambers Cemetery, Buffalo Creek, Scott County, Tennessee.
  M v Dr. Devine True CHAMBERS
  M vi Lacy Aylchup CHAMBERS
  M vii Sterling Alonzo CHAMBERS
  F viii Narry CHAMBERS
  F ix Ida Delilah CHAMBERS was born on 27 Nov 1894 in Scott County, Tennessee. She died on 20 Jun 1895 in Scott County, Tennessee.
  M x Silas McKinley CHAMBERS
  M xi Sylvester A. CHAMBERS was born in 1899. He died .

Moses LAY [Parents] was born on 8 Dec 1818 in Tennessee. He died on 3 May 1886 in Scott County, Tennessee. He married Mary Polly THOMAS on 8 May 1856.

Other marriages:
ADKINS, Delilah

Mary Polly THOMAS [Parents] was born on 29 Dec 1828 in Tennessee. She died . She married Moses LAY on 8 May 1856.

They had the following children:

  F i Rachel Delilah LAY
  M ii Calvin Ozais LAY

Hiram Bliss JUDKINS 1 was born in 1884 in Belfast, Waldo County, Maine. He died . He married Verdina Velma HINCH on 23 Nov 1920 in Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado.

Verdina Velma HINCH [Parents] 1 was born on 3 May 1899 in Indian Territory, Arlington County, Oklahoma. She died on 3 Jul 1991 in Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California. She married Hiram Bliss JUDKINS on 23 Nov 1920 in Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado.

Other marriages:
EDWARDS, Mr.
HANSEN, George

They had the following children:

  U i Hiram and Velma JUDKINS Child One
  U ii Hiram and Velma JUDKINS Child Two

James S. HINCH [Parents] 1 was born on 22 Jun 1847 in Clay County, Missouri. He died on 20 Sep 1895 in Arlington, Lincoln County, Oklahoma. He married Matilda GRAY on 4 Oct 1866 in Johnson County, Kansas.

Matilda GRAY "Tillie" 1 was born in 1841 in Johnson County, Kansas. She died in 1874. She married James S. HINCH on 4 Oct 1866 in Johnson County, Kansas.

They had the following children:

  M i Samuel Thomas HINCH
  M ii John Alexander HINCH
  F iii Frances Elen HINCH

Martha WALKER 1 died .

Martha Walker's maiden name is not known.

She had the following children:

  M i James Pennington WALKER

John LAY died in 1789 in Caswell County, North Carolina. He married Martha LAY.

Martha LAY died in 1797 in Caswell County, North Carolina. She married John LAY.

Martha Lay's maiden name is not known.

They had the following children:

  M i Jesse Valley LAY

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