Chambers Family Heritage


Jefferson YORK was born in 1835 in Tennessee. He died .

He had the following children:

  F i Mary Jane YORK

Benjamin Franklin JEFFERS [Parents] 1 was born in Sep 1854 in Scott County, Tennessee. He died on 3 Dec 1933 in Caryville, Campbell (now Scott) County, Tennessee. He married Sarah CHAMBERS on 10 Jan 1879 in Scott County, Tennessee.

Sarah CHAMBERS "Sally" was born in 1845. She died . She married Benjamin Franklin JEFFERS on 10 Jan 1879 in Scott County, Tennessee.


Alvis YORK died . He married Elsie JEFFERS on 18 Apr 1886 in Scott County, Tennessee.

Elsie JEFFERS [Parents] 1 was born on 6 Apr 1863 in Scott County, Tennessee. She died on 15 Feb 1953 in Norma, Scott County, Tennessee. She was buried in Crowley Cemetery, Scott County, Tennessee. She married Alvis YORK on 18 Apr 1886 in Scott County, Tennessee.

Some records show her name spelled Illsie.


Pleasant JEFFERS [Parents] was born on 7 Feb 1863 in Scott County, Tennessee. He died on 21 Aug 1946 in Scott County, Tennessee. He was buried in Winona Cemetery, Winona, Scott County, Tennessee. He married Pennsylvania JEFFERS on 2 Oct 1890 in Scott County, Tennessee.

Pennsylvania JEFFERS [Parents] was born in 1874 in Tennessee. She died on 1 Jun 1931 in Scott County, Tennessee. She was buried in Winona Cemetery, Winona, Scott County, Tennessee. She married Pleasant JEFFERS on 2 Oct 1890 in Scott County, Tennessee.


Claiborne JEFFERS [Parents] was born on 7 Jun 1847 in Scott County, Tennessee. He died on 4 Sep 1927 in Oneida, Scott County, Tennessee.. The cause of death was Influenza. He was buried in Winona Cemetery, Winona, Scott County, Tennessee. He married Melvina Leander PHILLIPS on 20 Jun 1872 in Scott County, Tennessee.

Other marriages:
CHAMBERS, Nancy Emeline

Melvina Leander PHILLIPS [Parents] was born in 1852 in Tennessee. She died on 6 Feb 1927 in Scott County, Tennessee. She married Claiborne JEFFERS on 20 Jun 1872 in Scott County, Tennessee.

Other marriages:
WHITE-COTTON, French

They had the following children:

  M i Caldwell JEFFERS was born about 1873 in Tennessee. He died .
  F ii Pennsylvania JEFFERS
  M iii Burlen JEFFERS
  F iv Olive JEFFERS was born about 1878 in Tennessee. She died .
  F v Elizabeth A. JEFFERS was born about 1880 in Tennessee. She died .
  M vi Oscar JEFFERS

Tasmon WHITE-COTTON [Parents] 1 was born on 29 Jan 1847 in Campbell (now Scott) County, Tennessee. He died on 31 Mar 1900 in , Scott Co., Tn. He was buried in Apr 1900. He married Mary Ann CARSON on 26 Sep 1867.

Mary Ann CARSON was born about 1851 in Campbell (now Scott) County, Tennessee. She died . She married Tasmon WHITE-COTTON on 26 Sep 1867.


French WHITE-COTTON [Parents] 1 was born on 12 May 1849 in Campbell (now Scott) County, Tennessee. He died on 26 Dec 1927 in San Antonio, Bexar County , Texas. He was buried in Dec 1927. He married Melvina Leander PHILLIPS on 17 May 1869 in Campbell (now Scott) County, Tennessee.

Melvina Leander PHILLIPS [Parents] was born in 1852 in Tennessee. She died on 6 Feb 1927 in Scott County, Tennessee. She married French WHITE-COTTON on 17 May 1869 in Campbell (now Scott) County, Tennessee.

Other marriages:
JEFFERS, Claiborne

They had the following children:

  M i Wilbur WHITE-COTTON was born in 1870 in Scott County, Tennessee. He died before 1970.

John Dixon BROWN was born about 1835 in Campbell (now Scott) County, Tennessee. He died . He married Celina WHITE-COTTON on 13 Jul 1854.

Celina WHITE-COTTON [Parents] was born on 27 Mar 1839 in Campbell (now Scott) County, Tennessee. She died in Dec 1914 in Scott County, Tennessee. She married John Dixon BROWN on 13 Jul 1854.

Other marriages:
WILHITE, John C.


Emmanuel M. SEXTON [Parents] "Manuel" was born on 21 Nov 1835 in Scott County, Tennessee. He died on 3 Apr 1911 in Scott County, Tennessee. He was buried in Scott County Memorial Gardens, Scott County, Tennessee. He married Edna J. SEXTON on 24 Dec 1901 in Scott County, Tennessee.

Other marriages:
WEST, Luanner Jane
PHILLIPS, Amanda J.

Edna J. SEXTON [Parents] was born in Oct 1890 in Scott County, Tennessee. She died . She married Emmanuel M. SEXTON on 24 Dec 1901 in Scott County, Tennessee.

Other marriages:
PHILLIPS, J. Rodelie


John Marion CORDELL [Parents] 1 was born on 25 May 1842 in Monroe County, Tn. He died on 11 Feb 1885 in Scott County, Tennessee. He was buried in Feb 1885 in Scott County, Tennessee. He married China WHITE-COTTON on 24 Jan 1861 in By J.p. Murphy, , Scott, Tennessee.

China WHITE-COTTON [Parents] 1 was born on 21 Dec 1844 in Campbell (now Scott) County, Tennessee. She died on 27 Jan 1917 in Royalton, Magoffin County, Kentucky. She was buried in Jan 1917 in Royalton, Magoffin County, Kentucky, at Saylor Cemetery. She married John Marion CORDELL on 24 Jan 1861 in By J.p. Murphy, , Scott, Tennessee.

Some records show her last name spelled White-Cotten.

They had the following children:

  M i Young CORDELL 1 was born on 14 Oct 1871 in Scott County, Tennessee. He died on 22 Jul 1879 in Scott County, Tennessee. He was buried in Jul 1879 in Scott County, Tennessee.
  F ii Martha Isabella CORDELL 1 was born on 3 Oct 1862 in Paint Rock, Scott County, Tennessee. She died in Oct 1862 in Scott County, Tennessee. She was buried in Oct 1862 in Scott County, Tennessee.
  M iii Wayne Wellington CORDELL
  M iv Acquilla John CORDELL
  M v Coffey Childs CORDELL
  M vi Harrison Reed CORDELL
  F vii Della CORDELL
  M viii Young Wallis CORDELL
  M ix Roscoe CORDELL 1 was born on 18 Jun 1881 in Scott County, Tennessee. He died on 5 Oct 1882 in Scott County, Tennessee. He was buried in Oct 1882 in Scott County, Tennessee.
  M x Conkling CORDELL 1 was born on 18 Jun 1881 in Scott County, Tennessee. He died on 18 Jun 1881 in Scott County, Tennessee. The cause of death was stillbirth. He was buried on 18 Jun 1881 in Scott County, Tennessee.

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