Chambers, John II

Birth Name Chambers, John II
Gender male
Age at Death 83 years


John II had ambition and tried, but didn't get far. He was a womanizer. An older cousin told Orville Hale when he was a youngster that "our grandfather had lots of women." He was in court more than once on charges of adultery. [Orvil Hale to kk91]

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Applied for War of 1812 pension on 29 July, 1871 living in Pike Co, IN. Enlisted from Knox Co, IN in Walter Wilson Company of Indiana Regiment M. (and Capt. Benjamin T Buckus). Wife Mary A Ivey. Enlisted Sep 1811. Denied.


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1790 Louisville, Jefferson, KY    
Death 1873 Pike Co., IN    


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Chambers, John17491824-06-22
Mother Radcliff?, Rachel1765after 1824
    Sister     Chambers, Rachel 1788 after 1860
    Brother     Chambers, Thomas 1789
         Chambers, John II 1790 1873
    Brother     Chambers, George 1796-09-15 1842-05-25
    Sister     Chambers, Elizabeth about 1795
    Brother     Chambers, James 1796 after 1830
    Brother     Chambers, Edmond 1800 1850


Family of Chambers, John II and Young, Margaret

Married Wife Young, Margaret ( * 1792 + 1818 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage 1813-04-07 Louisville, Jefferson, KY marriage of "John Chambers" and "Peggy Young" 1a
Event Note

Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979
Name John Chambers
Spouse's Name Peggy Young
Event Date 07 Apr 1813
Event Place Jefferson, Kentucky
Spouse's Father's Name Thomas Young


1820: Jefferson, Pike, IN ( in hh of John Chambers, Sr) 2m16-25, m>45, f>45
1830: Clay, Pike, IN m10-14, m30-39, f<5, f5-9, f15-19, f40-49 (next door to James Chambers)

Name Birth Date Death Date
Chambers, Elizabeth1814-07-111871-06-12
Chambers, Andrew Brinniger1815-03-151858-01-08

Family of Chambers, John II and Curtis, Ruth

Married Wife Curtis, Ruth ( * 1788 + about 1842 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage 1826-04-02 Pike Co., IN    
Name Birth Date Death Date
Chambers, Rachael18301897

Family of Chambers, John II and Ivy, Mary A

Married Wife Ivy, Mary A ( * between 1810 and 1814 + after 1870 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage 1843-08-27 Pike Co., IN    

Had 6 children:

Mary Chambers 1846–
George Chambers 1848–
Nancy Jane Chambers 1851–1897
Eliza Chambers 1854–
Elijah Chambers 1854–
Isaac Chambers 1856–


Source References

  1. Jefferson County KY Marriages Bk#1, 1781-1826
      • Page: p75;
      • Source text:

        Chambers, John; bd.Thomas Young, Jr. wt:Edw'd Tyler, Jr.
        Young, Peggy; l.a.p.f.Thomas Young, Sen'r. B.4-7-1813