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Minnie Velma Chambers

Female 1901 - 2002  (101 years)


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  • Name Minnie Velma Chambers  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 12 Sep 1901  Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Died 21 Dec 2002  San Augustine, San Augustine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried New Hope Cemetery, Milam, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • San Augustine Tribune, December 26, 2002, Obituaries, page 11

      Funeral for Centernarian, Velma CHAMBERS

      Velma CHAMBERS, 101, of Milam died December 21, 2002 at Twin Lakes Care Center in San Augustine. She was the daughter of Olive and Lee A. CHAMBERS. Mrs. CHAMBERS was a lifelong resident of Sabine County. She was survived by her son Viron CHAMBERS of San Augustine; one daughter, Mittie V. (sic) ISOM of Nederland; six granchildren; nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Nita CHAMBERS. Funeral services were held at ? p.m. Sunday, December 22, 2002 at New Hope Baptist Church in Milam. Interment followed at New Hope Cemetery under the direction of Starr Funeral Home of Hemphill.

      The December 25, 2002 issue of the Sabine County Reporter had a nearly identical obituary.
    Person ID I39338  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2012 

    Father Ira L. Chambers,   b. 18 Sep 1873, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1912  (Age 38 years) 
    Mother Olive "Ollie" Reeves,   b. 13 Jan 1877, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1936  (Age 59 years) 
    Family ID F4333  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Oliver Archy Chambers,   b. 1 Sep 1895, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1979, Milam, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Children 
     1. Viron Barney "V. B." Chambers,   b. 13 Feb 1922, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 2003, San Augustine, San Augustine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     2. Living
     3. Nita Chambers,   b. 30 Mar 1928,   d. 15 Sep 1988  (Age 60 years)
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2012 
    Family ID F3404  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Sep 1901 - Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Dec 2002 - San Augustine, San Augustine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - New Hope Cemetery, Milam, Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S461] White & Toole, "Sabine County Historical Sketches and Genealogical Records" c. 1972.

    2. [S481] 1910 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006, (For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1910. T624, 1,178 rolls. This database is an index to the head of households enumerated in the 1910 United States Federal Census, the Thirteenth Census of the United States. In addition, each indexed name is linked to actual images of the 1910 Federal Census. The information recorded in the census includes: name, relationship to head of family, age at last birthday, sex, color or race, whether single, married, widowed, or divorced, birthplace, birthplace of father and mother, and more.), Texas, Sabine County, JP 4 Enumerated 5 May 1910 SD 2 ED 134 Sheet 12B 179-184 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S333] Ancestry.com - U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current [database online], (Ancestry.com. Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011. Original data: Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration. The Social Security Administration Death Master File contains information on millions of deceased individuals with United States social security numbers whose deaths were reported to the Social Security Administration. Birth years for the individuals listed range from 1875 to last year. Information in these records includes name, birth date, death date, and last known residence.).

    4. [S342] San Augustine Tribune, weekly, 807 E. Columbia, San Augustine, TX, (San Augustine Tribune, USPS No. 479-040, Published every Thursday at 807 E. Columbia St., San Augustine, Texas 75972 Stephen Hays & Arlan Hays, Publishers. Postmaster: Change of Address notice should be made at P.O. Box 539, San Augustine, Texas 75972. The Tribune is a continuation of the Texas Chronicle moved from Galveston to San Augustine in 1837 and published as the Redlander.), December 26, 2002, Obituaries, page 11 (Reliability: 3).