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Dr. Roger David Chambers, Aurora University, 347 S. Gladstone Ave, Aurora, IL 60506

Telephone: (630) 844-5405 ----- E-mail:


Research in Progress (1999)

1. PHILLIP CHAMBERS - b. ca 1740-47; possibly resided MD, res Rowan Co, NC and Pickens Dist, SC; d. after 1830; mar Saloma CLUBB. Probable children: Barak mar Anges SANFORD, John mar Julia Ann SANFORD, Mary "Mollie" mar William SANFORD, Priscilla mar Hezekiah P. SANFORD, Nancy mar William HUGHES, Mahale "Haley" mar ----- HUGHES, Henry mar Lucy -----,Jeanett unmar, James unmar, Kezia unmar.

2. BARAK CHAMBERS - b. Feb 1792 SC/NC; resided Pickens Dist, SC; d. 7 Feb 1847 Pickens Dist, SC; mar Anges SANFORD. Children: Lamech mar Jane -----, Jeanett unmar, Arena mar William PHILLIPS, Leonard mar Miranda WILBANKS, Lemuel mar Mary M. ANTHONY, Lucias mar Ellender M. "Nellie" GILBERT, Thomas Lunar mar Margaret ROE, Julia Ann unmar, Saloma CLUBB 1st mar Solomon "Sol" ROE 2nd mar John KUYKENDALL, Spencer "Bud" mar Nancy ROE.

3. LUCIAS CHAMBERS - b. ca 1826 Pickens Dist, SC; res Pickens Dist, SC, Gilmer Co, GA, Marshall Co, AL, Wood Co, TX; d. 6 Jun 1896 Wood Co, TX; mar Ellender M. "Nellie" GILBERT. Children: Martha Jane mar Houston Fenton HALL, Mary Corenthia "Aunt Rent" unmar, Sarah Carolyn (died young), Jeanette Angeline "Susie" mar Joseph James "Mack" McLEON, Fredrick B. 1st mar Alice CHAMBERS 2nd mar Lou/Maude -----, Davis Lucias mar Margie Adeline SMITH, Kenneth "Kenny".

4. DAVIS LUCIAS CHAMBERS - b. 27 Sep 1861 Pickens Dist, SC; resided Marshall Co, AL; d. 10 Aug 1926; mar Margie Adeline SMITH. Children: Charles Walter (died young) Lucian Bert mar Maude WEEMS, Pearl Mae mar Will TYSON, Green Clayton 1st mar Lenora DOBBS 2nd mar Cleo DAVIS, Erskine Bennet mar Bess TOWNLY, Effie Bell (died young), Thomas Ervin mar Verdie Jane ANDERSON, William McKinley 1st mar Vera BIRDSONG 2nd mar Nell BROWN, Hattie Bell mar James Walter GORE, Walker Davis "Boss" mar Jessie BRIGHT, Margie Odessa unmar.

5. THOMAS ERVIN CHAMBERS - b. 1 Aug 1895 Marshall Co, AL; d. 21 Dec 1960 Lauderdale Co, AL; mar Verdie Jane ANDERSON. Children: Verdie Irvine mar George Franklin MELICKS (divorced), Noah Bonard mar Thalia Christine BRADLEY, Harold Davis mar Ruth MUSE, George Patternson mar Elizabeth Stacey HILLMAN.


CLUBB - no information

SANFORD - Are Thomas P. and Elizabeth (RUTLEDGE) SANFORD of Greenville Dist, SC the parents of the spouses of Barak and John CHAMBERS?

GILBERT - see separate page.

NATHAN SMITH - b, ca 1816 NC; d. before 1890 Marshall Co, AL; mar Elizabeth KING 18 Jul 1837 Gwinnett Co GA. Children: Kinchen, Martha mar ----- LIVERETT, Starlin S. 1st mar Frances J. -----

2nd mar Georgiana F. -----, Mary Ann mar ----- McGRAW, Julia Ann mar "Old Bill" YOUNG, Nancy mar Mark TAYLOR, Sarah mar George WEATHERS, Clayton M. mar Lou J. -----, L. Walker mar Pennina "Penny" SPARKS, Margie Adeline mar Davis Lucias CHAMBERS.

KINCHEN KING - b. ca 1785 GA; d, after 1850; mar Elizabeth (HUCKABY?). Children: Elizabeth mar Nathan SMITH.

ANDERSON - see separate page.

Sources: For complete documentation and detailed information see The Phillip Chambers Family: A Southern Tradition by Roger David Chambers (1987).