DESCENDANTS FROM BARAK CHAMBERS
Subject: Alabama Chambers >Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2001 23:17:47 EST
I was surfing the net and came across your web page.
Let me introduce myself.
My name is John L. Chambers (b. 1939) and I live in Chattanooga, Tn.
My father was Ernest Howell Chambers (d. 1956).
His father was John Lewis Chambers (my namesake): died 1953.
His father was Thomas Luna Chambers
His father was Barak Chambers.
Dad's sister, Winnie Chambers Casey, died in Aug 2000 at the age of
She was the last survivor of that generation. The entire family is
New Macedonia Cemetery, about 5 miles north of Albertville (Marshall
Al. Thomas Luna and Margaret Roe are buried at Myrtle Tree Cemetery
1/2 mile to the south. There are a number of unmarked graves belonging
Chambers' family in this cemetery. Aunt Winnie knew who they were but
got around to documenting them. A third cemetery (abandoned) is located
wooded area a short distance east of New Macedonia that has several
The New Macedonia cemetery also has other Chambers' relatives (Kuykendal
Roe). Between Macedonia and Myrtle Tree was the Chambers' family farm
of about 600
acres that has since been sold. A barn is the last remaining structure.
I have some pictures of the family, the farm, and gravestones that
I can put
on the net if you're interested. I'm no expert on the Alabama Chambers',
I'll be glad to try to answer any questions.
Note to phillbobby: An enlightening presentation on the Texas Chambers'.
I remember Winnie talking about our Texas relatives. I think she and
drove out there in the 1920s to visit.