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Paul Chiles, Jr.

Male 1814 - 1861  (47 years)


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  • Name Paul Chiles  [1
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 27 Apr 1814  Giles County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Buried 1861  Diana Cemetery/Mt. Pleasant, Diana, Giles County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 22 Oct 1861  Giles County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I6344  Carl
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2014 

    Father Paul Chiles, Sr.,   b. 1787, Virginia USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1879, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Mother 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 
    Family ID F2253  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah C. Collins,   b. 30 Jun 1821, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1891, Giles County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married Abt 1836 
    Children 
     1. Thomas Henry Chiles,   b. 10 Jul 1837, Giles County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1861, Camp Trousdale, Portland, Sumner County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
     2. Willis Paul Chiles,   b. 18 Feb 1839, Giles Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1861, Giles Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
     3. William Buck Chiles,   b. 30 Nov 1840, Pulaski, Giles County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1914, Dallas County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     4. James Chiles,   b. Abt 1843, Giles County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 3 and 17 Dec 1884, Giles County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Infant Male Chiles,   b. 8 Apr 1843, Giles Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1843, Giles Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     6. John J. Chiles,   b. 6 Apr 1844, Giles Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1847, Giles Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
     7. Coffee Chiles,   b. 16 Mar 1847, Giles Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1906, Giles Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     8. Francis Rowland Chiles,   b. 2 Jun 1849, Giles County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1926, Giles County, Tenessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     9. Phoebe Lucinda Chiles,   b. 4 Sep 1851, Giles Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1926  (Age 74 years)
     10. David B. Chiles,   b. 11 Feb 1853, Diana, Giles Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1855, Diana, Giles Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     11. Sarah Elizabeth Chiles,   b. Jun 1856
     12. Henry Beauregard Chiles,   b. 4 May 1859, Diana, Giles Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1887, Giles Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
     13. Frances Mae Chiles,   b. 23 Nov 1861, Diana, Giles County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1928, Marshall County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2014 
    Family ID F2250  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Transcription by Gloria J. Tune 16 February 2012
      Photocopy on file

      Tennessee Probate Court Books, 1795-1927
      Giles County
      Wills, 1860-1863, Vol. 1A, page 254
      November County Court A. D. 1861

      I Paul Childs Jr., being of weak body, but sound mind and memory, I do ordain and make this my last Will and Testament.

      First, after my funeral expenses and other debts are paid____After and my son Thomas H. Childs deceased, I give and bequeath to my wife Sarah Childs during her widowhood all my personal and real estate and if she marry, then she retain one third, and the balance to be equally divided among my children, Vz., Willis P., William, James, Coffee, Frances R., Phebe L., Sarah E., Beaureguard, and one which may yet be born to me by my wife Sarah.

      If she does not marry, all the above mentioned estate to be equally divided among the above named heirs at her death. I hereby appoint my wife Sarah Childs Executrix of this my last Will and Testament.

      Given under my hand and seal this the 19th Octo 1861.

      Paul Childs [his seal]
      Assigned in the presence of
      B. P. Book
      William Young, Sr.
      W. D. Orr

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      Photo of grave at this site.....
      Paul Chiles, Jr.
      Birth: Mar. 27, 1814
      Death: Oct. 22, 1861

      Son of Paul Chiles, Sr. and Lucinda Kersey Chiles. Paul married circa 1836 to Sarah C. Collins, daughter of Willis Collins and Phoebe Martin Collins.

      For you Mama with much love, Gloria Jeanne

      A special thanks to Mary Bob McClain for her volunteer work with this family and so many others. Special thanks also to Wayne Austin for his extensive work & addition of his photo to this site. See original at this link....
      http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~maury/Giles-Marshall -LincolnCountyCemWeb/MtPleasantDianaCemGilesCo/3641.JPG

      Family links:
      Parents:
      Paul Chiles (1787 - ____)
      Lucinda Kersey Chiles (1788 - 1866)

      Spouse:
      Sarah Collins Perry (1821 - 1891)

      Children:
      Thomas Henry Chiles (1837 - 1861)
      Willis Paul Chiles (1839 - 1861)
      William Buck Chiles (1840 - 1914)
      James Chiles (1842 - ____)
      Infant Son Chiles (1843 - 1843)
      John J Chiles (1844 - 1847)
      Coffee Chiles (1847 - 1906)
      Francis Rowland Chiles (1849 - 1926)
      Phoebe Chiles Burgess (1851 - 1926)
      David B Chiles (1853 - 1855)
      Henry Beaureagard Chiles (1859 - 1887)
      Frances N. Chiles Clark (1861 - 1928)

      Burial:
      Diana Cemetery
      Diana
      Giles County
      Tennessee, USA

      Maintained by: Gloria Tune
      Originally Created by: Mary Bob McClain
      Record added: May 29, 2010
      Find A Grave Memorial# 52972837
      www.findagrave.com

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      REFN: 3743
      GENEALOGICAL ABSTRACTS FROM REPORTED DEATHS,
      THE NASHVILLE CHRISTI AN ADVOCATE, 1861; 1872-1873
      By Jonathan Kennon Thompson Smith
      Copyright, Jon athan K. T. Smith, 1997
      JULY-DECEMBER 1861
      (Page 15)
      December 26, 1861
      PAUL CHILES, JR., born March 27, 1811; died Oct. 23, 1861; he and wife
      joined MEC S Sept. 26, 1855; contracted disease while waiting on son,
      THOMAS H. CHILES, volunteer in Capt. Walker's company, and stayed with
      him until he died; brought son home for burial and he also soon died of
      camp fever. His son, WILLIS CHILES, of Capt. Worley's company, came ho me
      sick with camp fever and died Dec ember 6, 1861, leaving a widow and child.
      www.tngenweb.org/records/davidson/nc a/nca4-03.htm

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      1840 United States Federal Census
      about Paul Chiles, Jr.
      Name: Paul Chiles
      Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Giles, Tennessee
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 2 (born 1836-1840) Thomas Henry and Willis Paul
      Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29: 1 (born 1811-1820) Paul Chiles, Jr.

      Free White Persons - Females - 15 thru 19: 1 (born 1821-1825) Sarah Collins Chiles

      Persons Employed in Agriculture: 1
      Free White Persons - Under 20: 3
      Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 1
      Total Free White Persons: 4
      Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 4
      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 Jr.
      Name: Paul Chiles
      Age: 36
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1814
      Birth Place: Tennessee
      Gender: Male
      Occupation: Farmer
      Value of real estate: $3000
      Home in 1850(City,County,State): District 10, Giles, Tennessee
      Household Members: Name, Age, Gender, Birthplace
      Paul Chiles 36, male, Tennessee
      Sarah C Chiles 29, female, Georgia
      Thomas H. Chiles 13, male, Tennessee
      W. Paul Chiles 10, male, Tennessee
      Wm Chiles 9, male, Tennessee
      James Chiles 8, male, Tennessee
      Coffee Chiles 3, male, Tennessee
      Francis R. Chiles 1, male, Tennessee
      Source Citation: Year: 1850; Census Place: District 10, Giles, Tennessee; Roll: M432_879; Page: 504; Image: 394.
      Source Information:
      Ancestry.com. 1850 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Seventh Census of the United States, 1850. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850. M432, 1,009 rolls.

      1860 United States Federal Census
      about Paul Chiles, Jr.
      Name: Paul Chiles
      Age in 1860: 46
      Birth Year: abt 1814
      Birthplace: Tennessee
      Home in 1860: Northern Subdivision, Giles, Tennessee
      Gender: Male
      Post Office: Lynnville
      Value of real estate: $9000
      Value of personal estate: $7500
      Occupation: Farmer
      Household Members: Name, Age, Gender, Birthplace
      Paul Chiles 46. male, Tennessee
      Sarah Chiles 39, female, Tennessee
      Thos H Chiles 23, male, Tennessee
      Wm Chiles 19, male, Tennessee
      James Chiles 17, male, Tennessee
      Coffy (Cobby-sic) Chiles 11, male, Tennessee
      Francis R Chiles 9, male, Tennessee
      Sarah E Chiles 4, male, Tennessee
      Pheby l Chiles 7, female, Tennessee
      Babe Chiles 1, male, Tennessee
      Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Northern Subdivision, Giles, Tennessee; Roll: M653_1251; Page: 80; Image: 162.
      Source Information:
      Ancestry.com. 1860 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Eighth Census of the United States, 1860. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1860. M653, 1,438 rolls.

  • Sources 
    1. [S371] Tennessee Probate Court Books, 1795-1927, Giles County, Wills, 1860-1863, Vol. 1A.