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 George Chambers

George Chambers

Atchison County, Missouri, USA
Death 13 May 1918 (aged 50)
Billings, Yellowstone County, Montana, USA
Burial Powell, Park County, Wyoming, USA
Plot Blk 5, Lot 27, Space 8
Memorial ID 100120366 · View Source
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Thermopolis Record - April 11, 1918


Mr. George Chambers of Powell and Miss Lucina J. Wilkins of Douglas were united in marriage Wednesday, April 10, 1918, by Rev. A. B. Campbell at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Burnett of this city. Mr. Chambers, having sold his property in Powell, is looking for a new location and the happy couple may conclude to settle near Thermopolis if they can find a place to their liking. Powell Tribune 17 May 1918 , Powell, Wyoming


Mr. George Chambers, one of the pioneer settlers of the project, died at Billings on May 13 following an attack of pneumonia. Mr. Chambers sold his ranch in the Star neighborhood a lew weeks ago and had been seeking a new location and while in Billings on this mission was taken ill and died at a Billings hospital after an illness of only about ten days.

Deceased leaves a wife, a bride of only about two weeks (sic), and three daughters, Hazel, Evelyn and Georgia, besides an aged mother, four brothers and six sisters. Three of the brothers, James Chambers, of Fairbury, Neb., Frank Chambers, of Atchinson county, Mo., and Bert Chambers of Omaha, were here to attend the funeral which was held in Powell at the Presbyterian church ednesday at 2o'clock. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Ryland and interment was made in the Powell cemetery.

Powell Record - May 16, 1918

Death of George Chambers

George Chambers was born in Atchison county, Mo., Mar 23rd, 1868 and died in Billings, Mont. May 13th, 1918, age 50 years, 1 month, and twenty days. He leaves to mourn his loss three daughters, Hazel, Evelyn and Georgia, his wife, Lucina Chambers, his mother who is 84 years of age, four brothers, James, Thomas, Bert and Frank, six sisters, Anna, Belle, Fanny, Flora, Alice and Mary and a host of friends.

The funeral services were held from the Presbyterian Church at Powell on Wednesday at 2 o'clock, the Rev. Ryland officiating. The choir music was rendered by Mr. Longley, Mr. Harrison, Mrs. Katzenbach, Mrs. Bob Williams, Mrs. Jump, Wilbur Katzenbach and Mrs. Isom.

The pall bearers were George Roost, Col. Wrignt, Dee Livingston, W. C. Wilkins, and John Dowling.

Mr. Chambers has been a resident of the project for a number of years, having a farm west of Powell where he has been residing until a few days before his death when he was called to Billings on business. His wife to whom he was married about five weeks ago was visiting in Missouri at the time of his death, and though she was telegraphed immediately on his being taken ill, could not get here before his death. His daughter, Hazel, who had been going to school in Garland, had been visiting him and had scarcely returned home before a summons to return. She was at his bedside at the time of his passing away.

Mr. Chambers has been a highly respected citizen and had many friends who will unite in sympathizing with his bereaved family. The interment was at the Crown Hill Cemetery.

Three of his brothers were present at the funeral and two cousins from Cody, beside the immediate family and many of his friends and neighbors.

His children will be taken to the home of one of his brothers who will care for them in the future.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for George Chambers (23 Mar 1868–13 May 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100120366, citing Crown Hill Cemetery, Powell, Park County, Wyoming, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .