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Samuel Porter Chesney
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Birth: Feb. 9, 1880
Yell County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Jul. 29, 1951
Tulsa
Tulsa County
Oklahoma, USA

Samuel Chesney Porter was the 7th child (6th son) of 8 children born to James F. Chesney b.abt 1835 in Perry Co., AL & d.abt 1900 in Plainview, Yell Co., AR & Mary Elizabeth Pearson b.Jan 1848 in MS & d.26 Sep 1927 in Plainview, Yell Co., AR and who were married on 31 Aug 1865 in Lauderdale Co., MS.

Sam married Rosetta Reed on 20 Jan 1907 in Yell Co., AR. Rosetta was b.9 Jul 1891 in Yellville, Marion Co., AR & d.10 Oct 1968 in Tulsa, Tulsa Co., OK.

Together they had a huge family of 14 children, 12 of which survived into adulthood.

Those children were:

1. Infant Chesney b.1907 in AR & d.1907 in AR

2. Elton Lee Chesney b.19 Oct 1908 in Casey, Woodruff Co., AR & d.3 Mar 1960 in Baytown, Harris Co., TX.
Married: Ethel Nora Jacobs on 5 Nov 1930 in Tipton, Tillman Co., OK

3. Elsie May Chesney b.abt 1909 in Yell Co., AR & d.abt 1918 in Cardons Bottom, Yell Co., AR

4. John Otis Chesney b.6 Feb 1911 in Atkins, Pope Co., AR & d.20 Mar 1982 in Tulsa, Tulsa Co., OK
Married #1: Bessie Lee Henderson abt 1933 in Oklahoma
Married #2: Laura Rogers (Note: I am not positive abt this)

5. Tabitha Lou Chesney b.23 Apr 1912 in Hope, Hempstead Co., AR & d.20 May 1977 in Sand Springs, Tulsa Co., OK
Married: Lish Smith abt 1932 in Oklahoma

6. Oscar Chesney b.22 Aug 1914 in Yell Co., AR & d.6 Dec 2006 in Gleenwood, Pike Co., AR
Married: Alice Pearl Miles on 27 Aug 1938 in Celeste, Hunt Co., TX

7. Virgil Ira Chesney b.12 Jan 1916 in Yell Co., AR & d.6 Aug 2005 in Claremore, Rogers Co., OK
Married #1: Lillian Lee Sharp abt 1941 in Tulsa, Tulsa Co., OK
Married: #2: Edith Fern Ames on 12 Aug 1982 in Tulsa, Tulsa Co., OK

8. Eldora Mellisa Chesney b.11 May 1918 in Yell Co., AR & d.5 Oct 1961 in Tulsa, Tulsa Co., OK
Married #1: Floyd Basham abt 1937 in Hugo, Choctaw Co., OK
Married #2: Rollie Marshall (date unknown)

9. Wattie William Chesney b.12 Aug 1920 in Grant, Choctaw Co., OK & d.26 Aug 1974 in Colorado
Married: Not Known

10. Debie Harlem Chesney b.16 Apr 1922 in Grant, Choctaw Co., OK & d.21 Oct 1999 in Tulsa, Tulsa Co., OK
Married #1: Louise Imogene Sharp in Aug 1942
Married #2: Margaret L. Chambers on 10 Jun 1975 in Reno, Washoe Co., NV

11. Ruben Daniel Chesney (adopted) b.15 Jun 1924 in Hugo, Choctaw Co., OK & d.12 Jun 1955 in Tulsa, Tulsa Co., OK
Married: Dotty/Dottie Jean Morland (date unknown)

12. Benny Clifton Chesney b.9 May 1926 in Hugo, Choctaw Co., OK & d.3 Jan 1981 in Houston, Harris Co., TX
Married: Camilla Ann Vitable on 10 Jan 1950

13. Earl Grant Chesney b.27 Apr 1928 in Hugo, Choctaw Co., OK & d.14 Mar 2006 in Tulsa, Tulsa Co., OK
Married: Donna Marie Harrington on 31 Jul 1953 in Tulsa, Tulsa Co., OK

14. Naomi Elizabeth Chesney b.1 Nov 1930 in Hugo, Choctaw Co., OK & d.2 Jul 1993 in Oaks, Delaware Co., OK
Married #1: Charles Edward Robinson on 9 May 1946 in Tulsa, Tulsa Co., OK
Married #2: Derral Elmer Barnes on 17 Oct 1961 in Huntsville, Madison Co., AR

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Rosetta Reed Chesney Hendryx (1891 - 1968)
 
Burial:
Rose Hill Memorial Park
Tulsa
Tulsa County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: Section: Love 26 - Lot: 347 - Grave #6
 
Created by: RCAkin148
Record added: Sep 19, 2012
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Samuel Porter Chesney
Added by: RCAkin148
 
Samuel Porter Chesney
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Samuel Porter Chesney
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Rest in Peace Sam
- RCAkin148
 Added: Jan. 14, 2013
 
 
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