Lewis Chumley

Family of Lewis Chumley

Lewis Chumley was born in 1806 in Virginia.  He died in 1880 in Arthur, Claiborne County, Tennessee.  He was buried in Cumberland Gap, Claiborne County, Tennessee (Ely Cemetery on King Bend Road next to grandchild Fannie Chumley, child of James Franklin Chumley and Sarah B Chumley.).  He married Mary Elizabeth “Mae” Freeman 1830 in Arthur, Claiborne County, Tennessee. 

Lewis Chumley and Mary Elizabeth “Mae” Freeman had the following children:

  1. ELIZABETH JANE “LIZ”CHUMLEY was born on 15 Jun 1831 in Claiborne County, Tennessee. She died on 18 Jul 1888 in Condray, Dent, Missouri (buried in Blackwell Cemetery). She married:
    1. CRAIG JEFFERSON SALYERS on 05 Apr 1854 in Claiborne County, Tennessee (married by John Freeman Minister of the Gospel, Baptist Church). He was born about 1832 in Harlan County, Kentucky He died on 12 Oct 1864 in Henry County, Kentucky (killed in the civil war).
    1. JOHN ELLIS WRIGHT (son of George Wright and Sarah Humphrey) about 1861 in Claiborne County, Tennessee (John Wright had 3 children by a previous marriage: Sarah J., William and Mahala. See his 1860 Census.). He was born in Mar 1835 in Virginia. He died after 1900 in Dent County, Missouri.
  2. MILDRED AGIE “MILLIE” CHUMLEY was born on 15 Dec 1832 in Tazewell, Claiborne County, Tennessee. She died on 15 Oct 1905 in Cook Station, Crawford County, Missouri (near Salem). She married Waitsel Nuley Lay (son of James Newton Lay and Mary Bryant) on 09 Apr 1850 in Tazewell, Claiborne County, Tennessee. He was born on 01 Mar 1829 in Burke County, North Carolina (Says b. VA 1850 cns, 1860 N.C. and 1870 TN. 1863 Draft Reg says b. N.C.). He died on 11 May 1874 in Dent County, Missouri (Burial: Lay Cemetery, Salem, Dent County, Missouri).
  3. SARAH ANN “SALLY” CHUMLEY was born on 15 Feb 1834 in Claiborne County, Tennessee. She died on 24 Apr 1893 in Condray, Dent, Missouri (Killed in a tornado that destroyed the town of Condray, Missouri. The town was never rebuilt.). She married Thomas Harold Condray (son of William Harold Condray III and Sarah Elizabeth Welch) on 05 Nov 1855 in Claiborne County, Tennessee. He was born on 24 Mar 1833 in Cumberland Gap, Claiborne County, Tennessee. He died on 23 Sep 1896 in Condray, Dent, Missouri. 
  4. DANIEL HUFF “DAN” CHUMLEY was born on 12 May 1835 in Claiborne County, Tennessee. He died on 22 May 1924 in Arthur, Claiborne County, Tennessee. He married:
    1. MATILDA HALE “TILDY” BRYANT (daughter of Garrett Neal Bryant and Mary Frances Sally “Fanny” Stanton) on 04 Mar 1855 in Arthur, Claiborne County, Tennessee (by John Freeman, Minister of the Gospel.). She was born on 28 Feb 1837 in Arthur, Claiborne County, Tennessee. She died on 01 Mar 1891 in Arthur, Claiborne County, Tennessee.
    1. CATHERINE “CASSIE” PARRISH (daughter of Ephraim Parrish and Mary Lassiter) on 16 Feb 1897 in Middlesboro, Bell County, Kentucky She was born in Nov 1849 in Alabama. She died in 1910 in Marietta, Georgia.
  5. MARY CHUMLEY was born in 1837 in Tennessee. She died in Claiborne County, Tennessee (died young).
  6. JOHN MARSHALL CHUMLEY was born on 23 Aug 1840 in Cumberland Gap, Claiborne County, Tennessee. He died on 16 Sep 1927 in Cook Station, Crawford, Missouri. He married Elizabeth Nancy “Eliza” Grantham (daughter of Willis Grantham and Keziah Stubblefield) on 14 Feb 1869 in Claiborne County, Tennessee. She was born on 03 Aug 1842 in Grainger County, Tennessee. She died on 14 May 1926 in Cook Station, Crawford, Missouri.
  7. ROBERT “BOB” CHUMLEY was born on 22 Sep 1846 in Powell Valley, Claiborne County, Tennessee. He died on 20 Aug 1924 in Salem, Dent County, Missouri (Death Certificate Missouri 22925 cause of death: Cancer of the stomach). He married Frances E. “Fanny” Jones on 17 Jan 1866 in Mount Vernon, Rockcastle, Kentucky.  She was born on 25 Dec 1851 in Kentucky (Arva notes and date on headstone).  She died on 20 Aug 1925 in Salem, Dent County, Missouri.