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Earnest G. Chambers

, 3 North 44 West
Earnest G. Chambers, 23, married Fannie A. Waller on August 14, 1889 in Geary County, Kansas.

In 1900 Clay County, Kansas, Earnest is a plasterer, born Feb 1867 in England, with Fannie April 1875 in Kansas, have Edith March 1890, Claude June 1892, Bryan Sept 1895, and Bernice September 1898, all kids born in Kansas.

In 1905 Geary County, Fannie, 32, Edith 15, Claud 12, Bryan 8, and Bernice 6 are living with William Snyder, 35.

November 4, 1918
Earnest proved up two quarters in sections 7 and 8, 3 North 44 West, in 1919.

He's living in Wray in 1920, 52, widowed, born in England, immigrating in 1870, and daughter Bernice Chambers, 22, born in Kansas is with him.

Earnest 1867-1939 is buried in Wray # 17083278.

October 10, 1918 Wray "Mrs. O. K. Crain left Friday evening for her home in Pittsburg, Kansas, after several weeks visit with her daughters, Miss Bernice Chambers and Mrs. Jack Wilkins."

Fannie and Roy Crain 41, a newspaper publisher, are in Pittsburg, Kansas in 1920.

They're in Galveston Texas in 1930, running a restaurant.

Fannie A. Crain, born April 10, 1874 in Milford Kansas to Gilson W. Waller and Mary A. Thompson, died in Hidalgo County, Texas on September 11, 1941 informant Roy K. Crain, to be bureid in McAllen.

Roy Crain, born Oct 31, 1978 in Ohio, died in the VA hospital in Temple, Texas on May 31, 1953, to be buried in Roselawn, McAllen, Texas.

Gilson W. Waller 1837-1904 is buried in Milford # 87287316, with Mary A. 1843-1940.

Claude T. Chambers proved up 160 acres in sections 4 and 5, 3N 44W and 33, 4N 44W in 1920 - next to brother-in-law John W. Wilkins, a mile from Earnest's.

Claude Chambers is a pipe fitter in 1930 Los Angeles, 38, born in Kansas, married to June 44 born in Michigan.
They're in Grand Rapids Michigan in 1940, saying that Claude, a press man, was born in Michigan.
June's sister Mary N. Miller, widowed, 71 born in Michigan, is with them.

Julia A. (Stevens) Chambers 1882-1973 is buried in Grand Rapids # 64775977, with Claude T. 1892-1966 # 64774477.

Bryan Chambers was living with his uncle Charles in 1910 Geary County,

July 1918

September 1918 "Mrs. J. L., Myler of Junction City, Kansas, is visiting her cousin, Miss Bernice Chambers, and other relatives in Yuma County this week."

June 1919 Wray "Miss Anna Brandt and Miss Bernice Chambers returned Monday evening to Wray after a five months absence, spent at Trinidad , Colorado."

July 1919 "Miss Bernice Chambers has accepted a position at the M. D. Eatinger & Son jewelry store."

Bernice might be the one marrying A.E. Berry, Jr. on September 3, 1927 in Douglas County, Colorado.

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