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Col John Chesnut, Sr
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Birth: Dec. 23, 1799
Kershaw County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Dec. 19, 1839
Kershaw County
South Carolina, USA

Inscription: Under the paternal roof, a blessing. A devoted husband, a parent tender, judicious, provident. A friend sincere and consistent, of integrity unreproached and irreproachable. He was a Colonel of the 22nd Regiment, a Senator in the General Assembly and a Captain of the Kershaw Volunteers of 1836 in Florida, where he contracted the disease which eventually closed his useful and honorable career. His life furnished a beautiful example how a good man should live: His death how a Christian can die. This stone the least expressive memorial of her bereavement is erected by his widow. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Charlotte Ellen Whitaker Chesnut (1807 - 1851)
 
 Children:
  Thomas W. Chesnut (1833 - 1901)*
  John Chesnut (1837 - 1868)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Knights Hill Cemetery
Camden
Kershaw County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Patrick Lombardi
Record added: Dec 02, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81440639
 

In Memory of Col. John Chesnut Sr
- Patrick Lombardi
 Added: Dec. 15, 2012

- Charlotte Ann Price
 Added: May. 24, 2012
Rest in peace. With love from your family.
- Cherie J.
 Added: Feb. 29, 2012
 
 
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