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Paul Chiles, Sr.

Male 1787 - 1879  (92 years)


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  • Name Paul Chiles  [1
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 1787  Virginia USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Buried 1879  Campground Cem., Obion Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Thought by some to have moved to Obion County after his wife's death and buried in the Campground Cemetery. No records found at this time & information taken from another database. His will was written in Giles County 1877 & probated there in 1879.
    Died 27 Feb 1879  Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I6356  Carl
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2014 

    Father Rowland Horsley Chiles,   b. Abt 1755, Prince Edward County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Nancy Sandlin 
    Married Abt 1783  presumed in Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2410  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lucinda Kersey,   b. 28 Feb 1788, Virginia USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1866, Giles County, Tenessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married Bef 1806  presumed in Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Frances A. Chiles,   b. 20 Apr 1806, Giles Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1882, Obion Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     2. Nancy Ann Chiles,   b. 25 May 1810, Giles Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Giles County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. Paul Chiles, Jr.,   b. 27 Apr 1814, Giles County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1861, Giles County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
    +4. Sarah Chiles,   b. 8 Apr 1816, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1884, Marshall County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     5. Ann Chiles,   b. 28 Oct 1819,   d. Giles County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Roland Rowland Chiles,   b. 18 May 1827, Giles Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1899, Waldron, Scott Co., AR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2014 
    Family ID F2253  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Seventh Generation, & 4th great grandson of immigrant Walter Chiles of England>Jamestown, Virginia.
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      Paul Chiles, Sr.-Will
      Transcribed by Gloria J. Tune
      16 February 2012
      Photocopy on file

      Tennessee Probate Court Books, 1795-1927
      Giles County
      Wills, 1869-1896, Vol. B, page 299

      March Term Giles County Court 1879

      Know all men by these present that I Paul Chiles of the County of Giles and State of Tennessee being of sound mind and memory and considering the uncertainty of life, do therefore make, ordain, publish and declare this to be my last will and testament, that is to say first, after all my lawful debts are paid and discharged, the residue of my estate real and personal I give, bequeath and dispose of as Follows, to wit.

      To my nine children or their legal heirs Francis Caruthers, Nancy Moore, John Chiles, Paul Chiles, Sarah Collins, Henry Chiles, Ann Hicks, Lucinda Jones, Rowland Chiles. Now after my death I want all of my property both real and personal to be equally divided between the above named children or their heirs, likewise I make, constitute and appoint F. M. Kersey to be my Executor to this my last Will and Testament, revoking all former wills made by me, and require the same F. M. Kersey to give Bond but no security required and the said F. M. Kersey is to be well paid for his services.

      In witness whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name and affixed my seal this 13th day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight Hundred Seventy Seven.
      Paul Chiles

      The above written instrument was subscribed by the said Paul Chiles in our presents and acknowledged by him in our presents.
      J. C. Moore
      Jno R. Moore

      Probated Mch. 3, 1879
      Will F. Ezell, D. C.

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      1820 United States Federal Census
      about Paul Chiles, Sr.
      Name: Paul Chiles
      Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Pulaski, Giles, Tennessee
      Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 3 (born 1811-1820) Paul Jr.
      Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44: 1 (born 1776-1794) Paul Chiles

      Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 2 (born 1811-1820) Sarah and Ann
      Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 15: 2 (born 1805-1810) Frances and Nancy
      Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44: 1 (born 1776-1794) Lucinda Kersey Chiles

      Number of Persons - Engaged in Agriculture: 1
      Free White Persons - Under 16: 7
      Free White Persons - Over 25: 2
      Total Free White Persons: 9
      Total All Persons - White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 9
      Source Citation: 1820 U S Census; Census Place: Pulaski, Giles, Tennessee; Page: 20; NARA Roll: M33_124; Image: 23.
      Source Information:
      Ancestry.com. 1820 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.
      Original data: Fourth Census of the United States, 1820. (NARA microfilm publication M33, 142 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.

      1830 United States Federal Census
      about Paul Chiles, Sr.
      Name: Paul Childs
      [Paul Chiles]
      [Paul Cils]
      Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Giles, Tennessee
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 1 (born 1826-1830) Rowland Chiles
      Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14: 1 (born 1816-1820)
      Free White Persons - Males - 15 thru 19: 2 (born 1811-1815) Paul Chiles Jr.
      Free White Persons - Males - 40 thru 49: 1 (born 1781-1790) Paul Chiles Sr.

      Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 2 (born 1821-1825)
      Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14: 1 (born 1816-1820) Sarah or Ann
      Free White Persons - Females - 15 thru 19: 1 (born 1811-1815) Nancy
      Free White Persons - Females - 40 thru 49: 1 (born 1781-1790) Lucinda Kersey Chiles

      Slaves - Males - 10 thru 23: 1
      Slaves - Females - 10 thru 23: 2
      Free White Persons - Under 20: 8
      Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2
      Total Free White Persons: 10
      Total Slaves: 3
      Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 13
      Source Citation: 1830 U S Census; Census Place: , Giles, Tennessee; Page: 145; NARA Series: M19; Roll Number: 176; Family History Film: 0024534.
      Source Information:
      Ancestry.com. 1830 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
      Images reproduced by FamilySearch.
      Original data: Fifth Census of the United States, 1830. (NARA microfilm publication M19, 201 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.

      1840 United States Federal Census
      about Paul Chiles, Sr.
      Name: Paul Chiles
      Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Giles, Tennessee
      Free White Persons - Males - 15 thru 19: 1 (born 1821-1825)
      Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29: 1 (born 1811-1830)
      Free White Persons - Males - 50 thru 59: 1 (born 1781-1790) Paul Chiles, Sr.

      Free White Persons - Females - 15 thru 19: 2 (born 1821-1825)
      Free White Persons - Females - 50 thru 59: 1 (born 1781-1790) Lucinda Kersey Chiles

      Slaves - Males - Under 10: 2
      Slaves - Males - 10 thru 23: 1
      Slaves - Females - Under 10: 4
      Slaves - Females - 10 thru 23: 2
      Persons Employed in Agriculture: 4
      Free White Persons - Under 20: 3
      Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 1
      Total Free White Persons: 6
      Total Slaves: 9
      Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 15
      Source Citation: Year: 1840; Census Place: , Giles, Tennessee; Roll: 523; Page: 124; Image: 255; Family History Library Film: 0024545.
      Source Information:
      Ancestry.com. 1840 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
      Images reproduced by FamilySearch.
      Original data: Sixth Census of the United States, 1840. (NARA microfilm publication M704, 580 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.

      1850 United States Federal Census
      about Paul Chiles
      Name: Paul Chiles
      Age: 63
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1787
      Birth Place: Virginia
      Gender: Male
      Home in 1850 (City,County,State): District 10, Giles, Tennessee
      Family Number: 0
      Occupation: Farmer
      Value of Real Estate Owned: $4000
      Household Members: Name, Age, Gender, Birthplace
      Paul Chiles 63, male, Virginia
      Lucinda Chiles 62, female, Virginia
      Source Citation: Year: 1850; Census Place: District 10, Giles, Tennessee; Roll: M432_879; Page: 499A; Image: 388.
      Source Information:
      Ancestry.com. 1850 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.
      Original data: Seventh Census of the United States, 1850; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M432, 1009 rolls); Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29; National Archives, Washington, D.C.

      1860 United States Federal Census
      about Paul Chiles
      Name: Paul Chiles
      Age in 1860: 73
      Birth Year: abt 1787
      Birthplace: Virginia
      Home in 1860: Northern Subdivision, Giles, Tennessee
      Gender: Male
      Post Office: Lynnville
      Value of real estate: $15,700
      Value of personal estate: $18,600
      Occupation: Farmer
      Household Members: Name, Age, Gender, Birthplace
      Paul Chiles 73, male, Virginia
      Lucinda Chiles 72, female, Virginia
      W R Moore 27, male, Tennessee....Occupation: merchant
      Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Northern Subdivision, Giles, Tennessee; Roll: M653_1251; Page: 80; Image: 165; Family History Library Film: 805251.
      Source Information:
      Ancestry.com. 1860 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.
      Original data: 1860 U.S. census, population schedule. NARA microfilm publication M653, 1,438 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.

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      U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918
      about Paul Chiles, Sr
      Name: Paul Chiles Sr
      State: Tennessee
      Tax Year: 1862
      Number of Acres: 448
      Valuation in dollars: $10,050
      Tax: $35.18
      Roll Title: Gibson (part}, Giles, Greene, Grundy, Hamilton, Hickmun, Henry, Henderson, Haywood, Hawkins, and Hardin (part) counties
      NARA Series: T227
      NARA Roll: 3
      Source Information:
      Ancestry.com. U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008.
      Original data:
      National Archives (NARA) microfilm series: M603, M754-M771, M773-M777, M779-M780, M782, M784, M787-M789, M791-M793, M795, M1631, M1775-M1776, T227, T1208-T1209.

  • Sources 
    1. [S359] Personal Family Information.

    2. [S370] Tennessee Probate Court Books, 1795-1927, Giles County, Wills, 1869-1896.