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Paul Chiles, Sr
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Birth: 1787
Virginia, USA
Death: Feb. 27, 1879
Obion County
Tennessee, USA

Son of Rowland Horsley Chiles and Nancy Sandlin Chiles, Paul married Lucinda Susan Kersey sometime prior to 1806 & they lived in Giles County, Tennessee. He served as a 2nd Lieutenant with Captain C. Conway's Company of the Tennessee Militia in the War of 1812.

After Lucinda's death in 1866 he appears to have lived in Obion County & is thought by some to be buried in the Campground Cemetery there. Attempts to locate his burial record are ongoing.

Will written 13 February 1877 in Giles, County; probate 03 March 1879, also in Giles County, Tennessee.
Tennessee Probate Court Books, 1795-1927
Giles County
Wills, 1869-1896, Vol. B, page 299

His will states the following children, plus his Executor:

"To my nine children or their legal heirs Frances Caruthers, Nancy Moore, John Chiles, Paul Chiles, Sarah Collins, Henry Chiles, Ann Hicks, Lucinda Jones, Rowland Chiles. Now after my death I want all of my property both real and personal to be equally divided between the above named children or their heirs, likewise I make, constitute and appoint F. M. Kersey to be my Executor to this my last Will and Testament, revoking all former wills made by me, and require the same F. M. Kersey to give Bond but no security required and the said F. M. Kersey is to be well paid for his services."

Inventory was located in Obion County, July 1880.
Tennessee, Probate Court Books, 1795-1927
Obion County
Inventories, 1876-1881, Vol. D, page 379 (image 215)

May you rest in peace.

For you Mama with much love..... 
Family links: 
  Lucinda Kersey Chiles (1788 - 1866)*
  Frances Chiles Caruthers (1806 - 1882)*
  John Chiles (1809 - 1865)*
  Nancy Ann Chiles Moore (1810 - 1888)*
  Paul Chiles (1814 - 1861)*
  Sarah Chiles Collins (1816 - 1884)*
  Anna Chiles Hicks (1819 - 1883)*
  Martha Lucinda Chiles Jones (1823 - 1858)*
  Henry Chiles (1825 - ____)*
  Rowland Chiles (1827 - 1899)*
*Calculated relationship
Camp Ground Cemetery
Camp Ground
Obion County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: No Known Marker
Created by: Gloria Tune
Record added: Jun 01, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70701521

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