Robert and Betsy Chumley

Robert and Betsy Chumley came to Powell Valley, Claiborne County, Tennessee from Giles County, Virginia sometime after 1812.

Robert Chumley was born in 1786 in Virginia. He married in 1800. Land survey dated 11 Apr 1826 in Claiborne County, Tennessee shows they purchased 100 acres of land at the foot of the Cumberland Mountains at Walker’s Line and Gap Creek, in Claiborne County, Tennessee.

Robert land in 1826

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