SGT Robert Chambers

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SGT Robert Chambers

  • Birth 15 Sep 1756 Greater London, England
  • Death 23 Sep 1836 Lindside, Monroe County, West Virginia, USA
  • Burial Lindside, Monroe County, West Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 5436852

Sergeant Robert Chambers 1756-1836, of Linside, Monroe Co, WV. SGT, 8 VA Regiment, Revolutionary War. Family records say Robert Chambers born 1752- 1756 in London, England. This military stone reads 1762- 1836.

Robert Chambers married Hannah Doran.
Robert and Hannah Chambers had 6 sons and 2 daughters:
1-Jacob (married Sarah Smith in Monroe 1802)
2-Richard (married Mary Garred in VA, moved to Louis Co KY)
3-John "Jack" (died of cholera in Cincinnati OH)
4-Robert Jr. (killed by falling tree before 1836, had a daughter Elizabeth)
5-Rev James (married Elizabeth G. Cole, d.o. Isaac and Margaret "Peggy" "Kate" Cole)
6-Anna (married Snow Ballard of Monroe Co)
7-Catherine "Kittie" (married Robert Curry Jr and settled on Island Creek but later moved to Indiana)
8-Col William F. b 1798 (married Perlexana "Lexie" Ballard and settled on Rum Creek) Died Peterstown.

Military Service: Continental Army between 1777-1781 Revolutionary War from Augusta County, VA. He was a Sergeant under Capt Higgins in Major Stephans son's 8th Virginia regiment; discharged 1781, granted a pension under law of 1881 which he renewed in 1883. A22176-6 B 33 Pension Rolls.


Family Members


Inscription

SRG 8 VA REGT
REV WAR


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  • Maintained by: D48528052
  • Originally Created by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 10 May 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5436852
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SGT Robert Chambers (15 Sep 1756–23 Sep 1836), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5436852, citing Chambers Cemetery, Lindside, Monroe County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by D48528052 (contributor 48528052) .