Chambers Family Heritage


Benjamin Milton MARKHAM "Ben" 1 was born on 30 Jun 1877 in Monroe County, Mississippi. He died on 17 Jul 1937 in Detroit, Lamar County, Alabama. He was buried in Carter Cemetery, Detroit, Lamar County, Alabama. He married Willie Elvira CARROUTH on 8 Sep 1903 in Beaverton, Lamar County, Alabama.

Willie Elvira CARROUTH [Parents] "Vira" 1 was born on 17 Mar 1884 in Beaverton, Lamar County, Alabama. She died on 12 Sep 1967 in Detroit, Lamar County, Alabama. She was buried in Carter Cemetery, Detroit, Lamar County, Alabama. She married Benjamin Milton MARKHAM on 8 Sep 1903 in Beaverton, Lamar County, Alabama.

Other marriages:
STANFORD, Mr.

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1920 census, Alabama, Lamar County,Precinct #1 (7?), Millville
Markham, Ben 42 Head MI AL AL
Elvira 32 Wife AL ALAL

Elvira 32 Wife AL ALAL
Buford 15 Son AL
Vard 12 Son AL
Russell 10 Son AL
Armos 8 Son AL
Kermit 6 Son AL
Bennie 4 Son AL
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They had the following children:

  M i James Vardeman MARKHAM 1 was born on 30 Apr 1906 in Detroit, Lamar County, Alabama. He died on 19 Jan 1997 in San Jacinto, Riverside County, California. He was buried on 23 Jan 1997 in Hemacinto Cemetery, Hemet, Riverside County, California.
  M ii James Buford MARKHAM "J. B." 1 was born on 24 Dec 1904 in Lamar County, Alabama. He died on 29 Dec 1974 in Lamar County, Alabama. He was buried in Carter Cemetery, Detroit, Lamar County, Alabama.
  M iii Russell Veldan MARKHAM 1 was born on 12 Dec 1909 in Lamar County, Alabama. He died on 29 Oct 1973 in Detroit, Lamar County, Alabama. He was buried in Carter Cemetery, Detroit, Lamar County, Alabama.
  M iv Orman MARKHAM 1 was born on 8 Dec 1910 in Detroit, Lamar County, Alabama. He died on 19 Jun 1990 in Sulligent, Lamar County, Alabama. He was buried in Detroit, Lamar County, Alabama.
  M v Kermit Paul MARKHAM 1 was born on 10 Sep 1914 in Lamar County, Alabama. He died on 3 Jan 1984 in Detroit, Lamar County, Alabama. He was buried in Carter Cemetery, Detroit, Lamar County, Alabama.
  M vi Bennie Hilton MARKHAM 1 was born on 5 Oct 1917 in Lamar County, Alabama. He died on 14 Jul 1958 in Lamar County, Alabama. He was buried in Detroit, Lamar County, Alabama.
  F vii Jamie Lee MARKHAM 1 was born on 12 Oct 1920 in Lamar County, Alabama. She died on 2 Oct 1990 in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama. She was buried in Detroit, Lamar County, Alabama.
  F viii Ramie MARKHAM 1 was born on 16 Nov 1922 in Lamar County, Alabama. She died .

Lives in Moreno Valley(formerly Sunnymead), CA

Lives in Moreno Valley(formerly Sunnymead), CA
  F ix Maxine MARKHAM 1 was born on 28 Jan 1923 in Lamar County, Alabama. She died .

Maxine and Ramie Markham married brothers

Maxine married Rufus Byrd
Ramiemarried Bill Byrd

(as an aside--their nephew married Tammie Wynette)

Maxine and Ramie Markham married brothers

Maxine married Rufus Byrd
Ramiemarried Bill Byrd

(as an aside--their nephew married Tammie Wynette)

John CARRUTH [Parents] was born in 1750 in Rowan County, North Carolina. He died on 8 Jun 1828. He was buried in Buffalo Baptist Cemetery, Blacksburg, Cherokee County, South Carolina. He married 1 Elizabeth CATHEY about 1789 in North Carolina.

Elizabeth CATHEY was born on 15 May 1752. She died . She married 1 John CARRUTH about 1789 in North Carolina.

They had the following children:

  F i Frances CARRUTH

Robert CARRUTH [Parents] was born in 1746 in Augusta County, Virginia. He was christened on 10 Aug 1746 in Augusta County, Virginia. He died on 21 Jul 1815 in Oglethorpe, Macon County, Georgia. He married 1 Elizabeth ANDERSON about 1770 in Rowan County, North Carolina.

Other marriages:
HITCHCOCK, Mary

Elizabeth ANDERSON was born in 1755 in Gastonia, Gaston County, North Carolina. She died in 1815 in Gastonia, Madison County, Georgia. She married 1 Robert CARRUTH about 1770 in Rowan County, North Carolina.

They had the following children:

  M i John CARRUTH
  M ii Adam CARRUTH
  M iii James CARRUTH
  F iv Margaret CARRUTH
  F v Sarah CARRUTH
  M vi Robert CARRUTH
  F vii Elizabeth CARRUTH
  M viii Alexander CARRUTH
  M ix William CARRUTH
  M x Walter CARRUTH

Robert CARRUTH [Parents] was born in 1746 in Augusta County, Virginia. He was christened on 10 Aug 1746 in Augusta County, Virginia. He died on 21 Jul 1815 in Oglethorpe, Macon County, Georgia. He married Mary HITCHCOCK on 6 Apr 1815 in Oglethorpe, Macon County, Georgia.

Other marriages:
ANDERSON, Elizabeth

Mary HITCHCOCK died . She married Robert CARRUTH on 6 Apr 1815 in Oglethorpe, Macon County, Georgia.


Samuel Sullivan CAMPBELL [Parents] was born on 23 Jan 1882 in Texas. He died on 6 Sep 1953 in Rocy Arroyo, Eddy County, New Mexico. He was buried in Rocky Arroyo at the Stone-Campbell Cemetery, Carlsbad, Eddy County, New Mexico. He married Clare CLAYTON in 1901 in Grady County, Oklahoma.

Some records show his place of birth as Jackson County, Louisiana.

Clare CLAYTON [Parents] was born on 16 Jan 1884 in Texas. She died in 1963 in Eddy County, New Mexico. She married Samuel Sullivan CAMPBELL in 1901 in Grady County, Oklahoma.

They had the following children:

  M i Richard Clayton CAMPBELL

Walter CARRUTH [Parents] was born in 1752 in Anson County, North Carolina. He died in 1828 in Macon County, Tennessee. He married Nancy Ann BARR in 1790 in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.

Nancy Ann BARR was born about 1765 in Rowan County, North Carolina. She died in 1826 in Macon County, Tennessee. She married Walter CARRUTH in 1790 in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.


John SLOAN was born in 1740/1744 in Pennsylvania. He died in 1813 in Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, South Carolina. He married Jane CARRUTH in 1837 in Georgia.

Jane CARRUTH [Parents] was born about 1754 in Anson County, North Carolina. She died in 1800 in Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, South Carolina. She married John SLOAN in 1837 in Georgia.

They had the following children:

  M i Adam SLOAN was born in 1770 in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. He died .
  F ii Jane SLOAN was born on 12 Jul 1771 in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. She died .
  F iii Elizabeth SLOAN was born in 1773. She died .
  M iv John SLOAN Jr. was born in 1775. He died .
  F v Esther C SLOAN was born in 1780. She died .
  M vi Alexander SLOAN was born in 1787. He died .
  M vii Robert SLOAN was born in 1787. He died .
  M viii James SLOAN

Jack EVERHART

Gloria EVERHART

They had the following children:

  F i Samantha EVERHART

William GRICE died . He married Alice CARRUTH on 2 Apr 1780 in Gastonia, Gaston County, North Carolina.

Alice CARRUTH [Parents] was born in 1756. She died . She married William GRICE on 2 Apr 1780 in Gastonia, Gaston County, North Carolina.

Information from Karen Higgins shows 2 Apr 1780 as birthdate.


Alfred D. SLOAN [Parents] was born 1 about 1825 in Tennessee. He died after 1884 in Magazine Township, Yell County, Arkansas. He married Mary Ann SLOAN about 1850 in Gibson County, Tennessee. Alfred was counted in a census 2 in 1880 in Magazine Township, Yell County, Arkansas.

Other marriages:
GEORGE, Elizabeth Jane Puss

1850: Nephew, Thomas Sloan living w/family in 1850. 1860: RP=$600,PP=1500 in 1860 & brother? James M. & Jackson Jones 15 Tn. w/fam. 2nd wife Eliz. 1860, 1 March: land entry in Yell Co. AR. Sec. 34 6N 21W 80 acres. 1870: Farmer, RP worth $800, PP worth $350 1884, 20 August: land entry in Yell Co. AR. Sec. 8 5N 21W 80 acres. Sources: 1. Census 1850: Gibson Co. Tn. Fam 66 pg 254 [Alfred D. Sloan, age 24, NC.] 2. Census 1860: Yell Co. Ar. Magazine Twp Fam307 pg1045 [Alfred D. Sloan, age 40, NC.] 3. Census 1870: Yell Co. Ar. Magazine Twp, Chickalah po, Fam20, pg 3[Alfred Slone ?Dr?, age 45, NC.] 4. Census 1880: Yell Co. Ar. Magazine Twp [A. D. Sloan, age 55, Tn.] 5. Arkansas Land Records, pre 1908 Homestead and Cash Entry Patents, Bureau of Land Management's General Land Office (GLO) Automated Records Project, [land entries]

Mary Ann SLOAN was born about 1833 in Gibson County,Tennessee. She died in 1860/1880 in Magazine Township, Yell County, Arkansas. She married Alfred D. SLOAN about 1850 in Gibson County, Tennessee.

Mary Ann Sloan's maiden name is not known.

1. Census 1850: Gibson Co. Tn. Fam 66 pg 254 [Mary Sloan, age 17, Tn.] 2. Census 1860: Yell Co. Ar. Magazine Twp Fam307 pg1045 [Mary Ann Sloan, age 27, Tn.]

They had the following children:

  M i William N. SLOAN was born in 1850 in Gibson County, Tennessee. He died .
  F ii Nancy A. SLOAN was born on 12 Nov 1857 in Yell County, Arkansas. She died on 8 Feb 1901 in Yell County, Arkansas.
  F iii Martha Jane SLOAN was born about 1858 in Yell County, Arkansas. She died .

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