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Willis Meredith Chambers

Male 1852 - 1912  (~ 59 years)


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  • Name Willis Meredith Chambers 
    Born Oct 1852  Waller county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • His birthplace listed as Richmond, VA on his son McDade Chambers' death certificate.
    Gender Male 
    Census Jun 15, 1860  Hempstead, Austin county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census Jun 01, 1880  Hempstead, Waller county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census Jun 05, 1900  Waller county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died Sep 21, 1912  Houston, Harris county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • He was a deputy sheriff in Waller county for the 1880 census.  His brother, Richard, was also a deputy by 1888 when he was killed.
    Person ID I171038  mykindred
    Last Modified Jan 23, 2010 

    Father Meritt Allen Chambers,   b. Abt 1831, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1880  (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Mother Martha Catherine Trice,   b. Abt 1834, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d.  
    Married Abt 1852 
    Notes 
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      1860, TX, Austin, Hempstead, June 15, enumerator Jerry Cloud
      -- HH 140
      Jerry Cloud, 28, M, merchant, $1000, $500, AL
      J.O. Slokles(?), 28, M, R.R. overseer, NY
      -- HH 141
      M.A. Chambers, 29, M, farmer, $5000, $15000, VA
      M.C. (wife), 26, F, VA
      W.M. (child), 7, M, TX
      M.A. (child), 1, M, TX
      --
      -- HH 142
      G.C. Chambers, 32, M, farmer, $5000, $15000, VA
      E.B. Chambers (wife), 18, F, VA
      Macon McNeil, 29, M, overseer, --, $2100, AL
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      1880 census, VA, Henrico, Richmond, p 4 & 5, ed 87, June 1
      217 Governor Street
      -- HH 22/28
      Chambers, Elizabeth, W, F, 37, widowed, VA, VA, VA
      Nye, William E, W, M, 41, boarder, dept US marshall, NY, NY, NY
      Nye, Francis H, W, F, 30, boarder, NY, NY, NY
      Nye, Edgar, 3, boarder, VA
      Chandler, Henry L, W, M, boarder, US Int. Rev.Off, VA, VA, VA
      Chandler, Nellie, F, 26, boarder, VA, VA, VA
      Chandler, Emma, F, 7, boarder
      Powers, Robert, W, M, 22, boarder, clerk in store, VA, VA, VA
      Powers, William, W, M, 24, boarder, clerk in store, VA, VA, VA
      Minor, Edward, W, M, 28, boarder, clerk in store, VA, VA, VA
      Woolfork, Edward, W, M, 23, boarder, clerk in store, VA, VA, VA
      Fry, Gordon, W, M, 23, boarder, clerk in store, VA, VA, VA
      Chambers, Merritt, W, M, 20, son, law student, TX, VA, VA
      McGruder, W, M,  24, boarder, clerk in store, VA, VA, VA
      Tyler, Walter P, W, M, 21, boarder, clerk in store, VA, VA, VA
      Thompson, Charles G, W, M, 55, boarder, clerk in store, VA, VA, VA
      Elam, Samuel S, W, M, 24, boarder, clerk in store, VA, VA, VA
      Hoofnagle, W.H., W, M, 23, boarder, clerk in store, VA, VA, VA
      Tyler, Alice M, W, F, 27, sister, VA, VA, VA
      Morris, Willard F, W, M, 26, boarder, clerk in store, VA, VA, VA
      Johnson, John, B, M, 40, servant, VA, VA, VA
      Johnson, Mary, B, F, 45, servant, VA, VA, VA
      Shorts, Rebecca, Mu, F, 23, servant, VA, VA, VA
      Jones, Mary, B, F, 19, servant, VA, VA, VA
      --
      -- 213 Governor Street, HH 23/29
      Chambers, Martha C, W, F, 42, widowed, VA, VA, VA
      Chambers, Elizabeth, 13, dau, TX, VA, VA
      Chambers, Ida, 12, dau, TX, VA, VA
      Chambers, Richard, 17, TX, VA, VA
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    Family ID F56751  Group Sheet

    Family Annie Cooper McDade,   b. Nov 14, 1854, Hempstead, Waller county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 07, 1916, Houston, Harris county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married Abt 1873 
    Notes 
    • -
      1880 census, TX, Waller, Hempstead, p 5, ed 158, June 1, HH 36/44
      Chambers, W.M., W, M, 26, deputy sheriff, TX, VA, VA
      Chambers, A.C., W, F, wife, TX, TN, TN
      Chambers, W.McD, 6, son, TX
      Chambers, C.R., 4, son, TX
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      1900 census, TX, Waller, ed 46, 10-A, June 5, HH 181/183
      Chambers, Willis, head, W, M, Oct 1852, 47, m 27 yrs, TX, VA, VA, carpenter
      Chambers, Anna, wife, W, F, Nov 1854, 45, m 27 yrs, 3/3 children, TX, AL, AL
      Chambers, McDade, son, Apl 1874, 26, TX, printer
      Chambers, Calvin, son, Nov 1875, 24, TX com ???
      Chambers, Blanche, dau, Oct 1880, 19, TX
      Bevey, Wallis P, boarder, W, M, Nov 1877, 22, m 0 yrs, TX, TX, TX, RR brakeman
      Bevey, Videa, boarder, W, F, May 1883, 17, m 0 yrs, no children, TX, TX, TX
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    Children 
    +1. McDade Chambers,   b. Apr 21, 1874, Hempstead, Austin county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 14, 1953, Houston, Harris county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. Calvin R. Chambers,   b. Nov 1875, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d.
    +3. Anna Blanche Chambers,   b. Oct 1880, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d.
    Family ID F56638  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S136] 1860 US federal census, 1860, TX, Austin, Hempstead, June 15, enumerator Jerry Cloud.

    2. [S135] 1880 US federal census, 1880 census, TX, Waller, Hempstead, p 5, ed 158, June 1, HH 36/44.

    3. [S3961] 1900 US federal census, 1900 census, TX, Waller, ed 46, 10-A, June 5, HH 181/183.

    4. [S561] Death Certificate.



  
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