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William Nelson "Nels" Chinouth
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Birth: Feb. 27, 1899
Jonesborough
Washington County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Oct. 4, 1918
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA

William was born in the Bugaboo Springs area of Jonesborough, Washington County, Tennessee. He voluntarily enlisted in the United States Navy on 10 June 1918 at the Recruiting Station in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. William was assigned to Company 272, Regiment 9 for training and promoted to Seaman Second Class on 18 September 1918. Two days later on 20 September, William was admitted to the Base Hospital, Naval Station Great Lakes, Chicago, Illinois were he died of grappe and pneumonia due to the Spanish Influenza 14 days later. William was 19 years old and the youngest son of John Albert Chinouth and Sarah Galloway.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Albert Chinouth (1858 - 1938)
  Sarah Galloway Chinouth (1858 - 1937)
 
 Siblings:
  George Arthur Chinouth (1886 - 1970)*
  Mary Chinouth Martin (1893 - 1966)*
  Lora Chinouth (1894 - 1937)*
  William Nelson Chinouth (1899 - 1918)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Son of J. A. and Sarah Chinouth, Second Seaman Co. 272, Regt 9
 
Burial:
Jobe Cemetery
Gray
Washington County
Tennessee, USA
 
Maintained by: Allen D. Jackson, USAF (...
Originally Created by: Jacinda Gilliam
Record added: Dec 31, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23663166
William Nelson Nels Chinouth
Added by: Allen D. Jackson, USAF (Ret)
 
William Nelson Nels Chinouth
Added by: Allen D. Jackson, USAF (Ret)
 
 
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