James R. and Bessie (Stone) Chambers, 10N 48W


In 1850 Tunica County, Mississippi, William Chambers is farming, 47, with Sarah C. 38 North Carolina. Thomas P. is 17, Henry 15, C.C. 13, all three born in Tennessee. William 12, Nancy M. 8, Samuel 6 and James R. 1 were born in Mississippi.

In 1860 Coahoma, Mississippi, W.C. is 57, Sarah 43, Columbus 23, William 21, Margaret 18, Samuel 16, "Rutherford" 10, and George 7.


In 1880 Weld County (which at that time extended to the Nebraska border) James R. Chambers is a cattle raiser, 30, born in Mississippi, living with John and Rena McGinnie.

James R. Chambers claimed 160 acres in section 8, 17, and 18, 10N 48W in January 1890.

In 1884, J.R. Chambers, John D. Allen and J.W. Ramsay were judges for eh election of precinct # 18, Crook.
In precinct 17, Wray, J. A. Griffin, W. Newell, and William Ball were judges.

In 1888 J.R. Chambers was justice of the peace in precinct # 4, Logan County.
R.F. Addis was J.P. in precinct # 11.

June 7, 1890 Sterling "Mr. J. R. Chambers, of Crook, rolled a big iron cartwheel into this office yesterday, for which please send me the Advocate for the next 6 months. Right you are, she'll be with you every week regular."

In 1900 James is ranching in Logan County, born October 1848 in Mississippi, married 16 years to Bessie January 1856 Tennessee. They have Charles R. Oct 1884 Mississippi (although Charles' WWI and WWII registration says he was born in D.C.), William June 1886 Colorado, Harry Oct 1888 Colorado, and George Dec 1893, Colorado. His sister-in-law Henrietta Chambers born Dec 1840 in Mississippi, widowed, is with her, and her daughter Margaret March 1878 Tennessee is with them.

Thomas P. Chambers 48, and Henrietta 38 are in Shelby County, Tennessee in 1880. May Lynn is 12, Henry G. 10, Earl 4, Maggie 2. William Chambers is 77, Catherine 67.

William C. Chambers 1802-1883 is buried in Memphis, although dying in Little Rock at the home of his son Thomas
"Major William C. Chambers, the father of Mrs. A. J. Kellar, died at the residence of his son, Mr. Thos. P. Chambers, in Little Rock, Ark., on the 9th inst., in the eighty-first year of his age. His remains arrived this morning, and were deposited at Elmwood." # 110330140.
Sarah Catherine (Davidson) Chambers married William in 1830. She was born 1811 and died in 1895.

Henrietta 1840-1924 is buried in Little Rock, Arkansas # 48397730. So is Margaret 1878-1904 # 48380498. So is Erle Rutherford Chambers 1875-1941 # 48397776.

William Pitt Chambers, James' brother 1839-1916 is buried in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, # 46789283.

Christopher Columbus Chambers 1836-1923 is buried in Phoenix, Arizona, # 43921070, with Susan Terry (Davidson) Chambes 184-1920.

George W. Chambers 1851-1920 is buried in Hinds County, Mississippi # 95272537.

He had married Evie N. Clark on March 7, 1898 in Hinds County.
Evie Foreman, born June 12, 1872 in Bolton Mississippi to Wiliam H. Colark and Louisa J. Underhill, died in Corpus Christi March 3, 1960, to be buried in Kingsville, Chamberlailn Burial Park.


This one was born October 16, 1848 in Moore's Bayou, Coahoma County, Mississippi, to William C. Chambers who was born in Murray County, Tennessee. He was living in Denver in 1921, a retired stockman, and planned to travel to Cuba and Jamaica.
He was living at 1708 Gilpin Street, Denver. His brother Christopher C. Chambers was living at Phoenix, Arizona.

James R. Chambers cash-claimed another two quarters in sections 20 and 21, 10N 49W in 1901.


In 1886 James R. Chambers of Crook was a witness for the claim of Lowell C. Bell in 5N 54W - that's in Washington County, about forty miles from Crook.
But it's near the 1875 cash claim of James R. Chambers in 6N 53W and 6N 54W in 1875.

George E. Chambers was born in 1894 at Sterling to J. R. Chambers and Bessie Stone, marrying Edith M. Stronach in Great Falls, Montana on April 4, 1928.

James R. Chambers and Bessie Chambers divorced in Logan County on July 5, 1902.

James is widowed in 1910 Denver, 61, living with William 71 and Dorothy 67 Louis.

In 1930 Denver, James R. Chambers is 82, widowed, born in Mississippi, living in the Don and Ethel Hogue house with three other roomers.

One tree said James died September 5, 1932 in Sterling. Riverside Cemetery, Sterling, has him buried lot 005 space 8 block 22 section 1-72

Bessie is in Washington, D.C. in 1900, widowed, 52, with George E. 16.

George, dying in Spokane, is buried in Great Falls 1893-1971 # 91672625.
"George E. Chambers of Spokane, formerly of Cut Bank, died Saturday in a Spokane hospital. Born in Colorado and reared in Washington, D. C., he was a veteran of World War I.
Chambers came to Chester in 1921 and established an abstract company. In 1937 he and his wife moved to Cut Bank where he established the Glacier County Abstract Co. and lived there until his retirement eight years ago when they moved to Spokane.
The funeral was at 2 p.m. Wednesday, with entombment in Hillcrest Lawn Mausoleum in Great Falls. "
Harry and Annie Chambers, both 31 are in Toole Montana in 1920, with Richard, 2.
Harry S. Chambers 1888-1979 is buried in Great Falls # 116793818. So is Annie L. 1888-1979 # 91678336.

William Chambers is in Weld County in 1910, 24, a hired man for Charles 44 and Sarah 33 Waite.
He registered for WWI in Moffat County, Colorado. He's in Rio Blanco County, Colorado in 1920, single, 32, born in Colorado, father born in Alabama.
In 1930 William is ranching in Moffat County, 41, living alone.

William Chambers and Charlotte Berry married on March 26, 1926 in Routt County.
" Miss Charlotta Berry of Massadona and William Chambers of Cross Mountain were married in Steamboat Springs Friday by County Judge J. M. Childress."

July 21, 1926 "Mrs. W. C. Chambers has returned from Phippsburg and will join her husband on Blue mountain. "

1929 "Mrs. Charlotte Berry Chambers. Monday, was granted a preliminary decree of divorce from W. C. Shorty > Chamber* by County Judge Leßoy Tucker. Mrs. Chambers was granted a custody of the one minor child."

Charlotte Chambers and W.C. Chambers divorced in 1930 in Moffat County.

In 1930 Rio Blanco, County, Charlotte Chambers is divorced, 24, with William 7. She's a cook for highway patrolman Vern McLean 32 of Iowa.

Charlotte Chambers, 26 and Vern McLean married in Grand County, Utah on February 20, 1932.

In 1940 Vern and Charlotte are in Craig, with three kids. William O. Chambers, 17 is with them.

Vernal, Utah October 1966 " Visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred McLean last week were Mr. and. Mrs Carl McLean of Boise Idaho, Mr. and Mrs. Vern McLean of Grand Junction Colorado, Edith Rector of Rangely Colorado, Mr. and Mrs. Jacob of Provo, Mr. and Mrs. Hollis of Roosevelt, and Mr. and Mrs. Dan of Salt Lake Loke City. Vern and Carl McLean are brothers of Fred McLean."

Charlotte (Berry) McLean 1905-1990 is buried in Craig # 42820588, with Vern 1895-1970.

" July 6, 1931 NOTICE is hereby given that William C. Chambers, of Youghal, Colo., who, on March 13, 1926. made claim for E1/2SW1/4, NW1/4SE1/4, S1/2NE1/4, Sec 34; W1/2W1/2 Sec 36, NW1/4, N1/2NE1/4, SE1/4, SE1/4SE1/4 Sec. 35. T 5. N. R. 100 W has filed notice of Intention to make three year Proof, to establish claim to the land above described, before Ralph L. White, notary public, at Craig. Colo., on the 19 day of August 1931. Claimant names as witnesses; Charles T. Mantle, Walter Goldsmith,. John Milhelm, all (3) of Youghal: and Guy Ramsey, of Elk Springs. Colo. "

Charles R. Chambers, 25, married Edith V. Rabbitt on December 1, 1909 in Washington, D.C.

In 1930 Washington, Charles is 47, Edith 47, Rutherford J. 19, David 18, Annie Joy 16, Elsie E. 14, and Charles R. 5.

Charles Rutherford Chambers, 1884-1978 is buried in Washington, D.C. # 34851324, with Edith (Rabbitt) Chambers 1883-1964.
"Father of Mrs Elizabeth Herrmann, Charles Chambers and the late Ann Guessner, John Rutherford Chambers and David Chambers
Worked as the chief clerk paymaster for Southern Railway on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington in 1918. Lived at 3507 New Hampshire Ave NW."

On the same stone is Bessie (Stone) Chambers 1860-1917 # 34851322. "Died at Charles R Chamber's residence at 3507 New Hampshire Ave NW Washington DC after a lingering illness "

John Rutherford Chambers, born Oct 9, 1910 in Washington, registered for WWII in Rowan COUnty, MN.C. his reference C.R. Chambers of Stephenson Place in Washington, D.C.

John R. Chambers 1910-1977 is buried in Salisbury, N.C. # 114291028, with Freida (Carpenter) Chambers 1911-1971.

David J. Chambers 1912-1971 is buried in Montgomery County, Maryland # 146960828, with Teresa N. Chambers 1911-1996.

Ann Joy Chambers, 23, married Gerard R. Gessner on June 26, 1937 in Washington.

Ann Joy Gessner 1914-1963 is buried in Middlesex County, N.UJ. # 167953906.

Clare Elizabeth Chambers, 21, married Gustave Dominic Herrmann on May 31, 1937 in D.D.

Elizabeth C. Herrmann 1915-1988 is buried in Fort Pierce, Florida # 23513352.
So is Gustave D. 1912-2004 # 23513336
" Gustave D. Herrmann, 91, died March 5, 2004, in Malabar. Mr. Herrman was born in Ridgewood, N.Y., and was a resident of Port St. Lucie for 31 years, coming from Hollis, N.Y.
Prior to retirement, he was the vice president of Otto Herrmann, Inc. Industrial Hardware in Glendale, N.Y., for 40 years.
He was a 1933 graduate of the Catholic University of America and was active in the alumni association.
He was past president of the Kiwanis Club of Ridgewood, N.Y., former treasurer and 25-year trustee of the Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, Brooklyn, N.Y., member of the Ocean Club of Forest Hills, N.Y., member of the Port St. Lucie Yacht Club; charter member of the Port St. Lucie Elks Lodge 2658 BPOE and was active in the ministry at St. Lucie Catholic Church.
Survivors include his sons, John Herrmann of Haines City and Charles Herrmann of Lexington, Ohio; daughters Ann Joy Hardy of Winter Haven, Veronica Romeo of Malabar and Clare Herrmann of Kennesaw, Ga.; 13 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Mr. Herrmann was preceded in death by his first wife, Elizabeth; son Lt. Gustave D. Herrmann Jr.; his second wife Regina; brothers Anthony, Cornelius and Otto Jr.; and sisters, Mae Wachter, Isabel Quinn and Anna Herrmann.




THERE WAS ANOTHER JAMES CHAMBERS IN LOGAN COUNTY - That one was James K. Chambers.

In 1850 Tioga County, New York, Robert Chambers is 37, Phebe 27, James 4, and John 2.

In 1875 Barton, Tioga County, New York, James K. Chambers is 29, Malerna 30, Guy 5, Harry 3, George Hubbbard 26, and George chambers 19.

James Chambers is in Longmont, Colorado in 1880, farming, 37, with Erna 34, both born in New York. Guy is 10, Harry 8.

Florence Idell Chambers was born May 4, 1885 at Longmont to James K. Chambers and Fanny M. Hubbert.

Florence I. Chambers, 23, married Carl W. Peterson on April 8, 1908 in Loveland.

In 1930 Logan County, James is widowed, 85, born in New York, living with daughter Florence Peterson 44 and Carl N. Peterson 45, both born in Colorado.

Florence I. Peterson and Carl W. Peterson divorced in Larimer County in 1932.

Carl W. Peterson married Ethel G. Seidel on January 9, 1933, registered in Jefferson County, Colorado.
In 1940 Lake County, Washington, Carl W. Peterson is 55, married to Ethel G. 54, born in Iowa. They were in Sterling Colorado in 1935.

Carl W. Peterson 1885-1944 is buried in Clackamas County, Washington # 126554424.

Florence L. Peterson 1885-1962 is buried in Loveland, per # 183435257.

James K. Chambers 1845-1938 is buried in Loveland # 41086007, Corp Co I, 57th Massachusetts Infantry.
P.E. Chambers is widowed in 1900 Boulder County, born March 1823 in New Yorkm, living with son George born March 1856 in New York. Minnie ws born July 1857 in Connecticutt, Herbert L. Nov 1881, Edna M. Nov 1885, born in Connectictut, and Ethel Oct 1893 in Colorado.

John S. Chambers is in Boulder County in 1880, 32, a carpenter, with Merabeth 33 and Daniel 4.
In 1885 Boulder County, John and Maribeth have Daniel, and Marybeth's sister Emma Catlin is with them.
John, age 65, died March 13, 1914 in Los Angeles County.
John Chambers and Maryanta Chambers divorced in Denver in 1910.

Marybeth Chambers is in Denver in 1910, 63, married but no spouse, living with sister Emmy A. Long 40 and her husband John A. Long. Another sister Esther Caltin 54 single is living with them.
The funeral of Mrs. Maribeth C. Chambers, for many years a resident of Denver and prominent in club circles of the city, who died May 10, 1920 at the home of her sister, Mrs. John A. Long, 2746 West Thirty-seventh Avenue, last Monday, was held Thursday from the Olinger Morturary. Interment was in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Chambers had been a resident of Denver for more than thirty-five years. She was born in New York, at Owego on the Susquehannah, and was a descendent of the Catline family, prominent as educators in the early life of America.
For the last twelve years Mrs. Chambers had made her home with her sister, Mrs. Long, who is the wife of the Rev. John A. Long, and another sister, Miss Esther Catline. She was noted for her charity and was a prominent member of the Scio Art and Literature Club.
Besides her sisters, Mrs. Chambers is survived by one son, Clyed Chambers, living in California, who was at the beside of his mother when she died.

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