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Oct. 15, 1844
July 22, 1914
Thomas CHANCEY was born on 15 Oct 1844 in
Alabama to King Solomon CHANCEY and Martha Margaret HOLLAND Chancey.
At the time of the 1850 US Census of Early County, Georgia, "Thomas CHANCEY" was
living with his parents and seven siblings.
At the time of the
1870 US Census of
Texas, "Thomas CHANCEY" was living with Elizabeth Chancey and Ida
Thomas CHANCEY married Mary
Elizabeth CHESTNUT. Thomas CHANCEY died on 22 Jul 1914 in Texas and was buried beside his
wife, daughter, and son-in-law in the Bodan Cemetery, Pollok, Angelina County,
Texas. All four of their names are on one four sided grave marker.
There are four names, one on each of the four sides of this grave marker:
Thomas CHANCEY, his wife,
Mary Elizabeth CHESTNUT Chancey, their daughter,
Ida Tommie CHANCEY Scott, and her husband,
Joseph Turner SCOTT. The family history is that Mary,
Ida, and Joe all died of pneumonia on the same day, 5 Feb 1899. Thomas raised his
grandchildren: Ernest Coleman SCOTT, Van Buren SCOTT, Mattie Ethel SCOTT, and
Texas Cemetery Records, Bodan Cemetery, Pollok, Angelina County, Texas;
"Thomas Chancey; Oct. 15 1844; Jul 22 1914."
Ernest Scott MURRAY, family genealogy and history. (Jun 2016)
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Birth name is written in all CAPS; married name is written in Mixed
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