Thomas Jefferson Chambers

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Thomas Jefferson Chambers
Member of the Texas House of Representatives
from the 1st district
In office
February 8, 1870 – January 14, 1873
Preceded byAmbrose Dubley Kent
Succeeded byJames H. Armstrong
Henry Harrison Ford
Arthur Thomas Watts
Personal details
BornMarch 22, 1840
Virginia, USA
DiedMay 24, 1929(1929-05-24) (aged 89)
Texas, USA
Spouse(s)Mittie Smith
Frances/Fanny Nolan
RelationsThomas Jefferson Chambers (uncle)
Children12
MotherMary Green Allan
FatherLandon Gore Chambers

Thomas Jefferson Chambers (March 22, 1840 - May 24, 1929) was a Texan politician who served in the Texas House from 1870-1873. [1]

Life[edit]

Pre-Civil War[edit]

Chambers was born on March 22, 1840 to Mary Green Allan and Landon Gore Chambers in Virginia. In 1858, Chambers married Mittie Smith. They had 5 children together. [2]

Civil War[edit]

Chambers enlisted as a private for the Confederates on March 17, 1862. On May 3, 1862, he was assigned to Captain Edward Bradford Pickett's Company, Third Regiment, Carter's Brigade, Texas Mounted Volunteers of the Twenty-fifth Texas Cavalry Regiment.

Post Civil War[edit]

Mittie Smith died some time in the early 1870s. Later, Chambers married Frances/Fanny Nolan sometime in the mid-1870s. They had 7 children together. Chambers died on May 24, 1929 at the age of 89.

Children[edit]

Here is the list of their children and some info for each. [3] [4]

Edna Earle Chambers

  • Lifespan
    • August 25, 1867 - December 4, 1951
  • Married
    • Charles Frederick Stevens
  • Children
    • 4

Cumberland Chester Chambers

  • Lifespan
    • October 10, 1884 - August 22, 1940

Theresa Chambers

  • Lifespan
    • January 1, 1893 - Before 1996

And Many More

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Legislative Reference Library of Texas". lrl.texas.gov. Retrieved June 22, 2018.
  2. ^ "Thomas Jefferson Chambers (1840-1929)". findagrave.com. Retrieved June 22, 2018.
  3. ^ "Thomas Jefferson Chambers B. 22 Mar 1840 D. 24 May 1929". pt109.tripod.com. Retrieved June 22, 2018.
  4. ^ "Thomas Jefferson Chambers (1840 - 1929)". www.wikitree.com. Retrieved June 23, 2018.