Margaret Elizabeth "Betty" Chestnutt

1 July 1863–12 March 1933 (Age 69)
Worth, Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of Margaret Elizabeth "Betty"

When Margaret Elizabeth "Betty" Chestnutt was born on 1 July 1863, in Worth, Georgia, United States, her father, Charles King Chesnutt, was 34 and her mother, Anna May Horne, was 26. She married Joseph Peter Land on 10 December 1885, in Worth, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Minton, Worth, Georgia, United States in 1920 and District 1097, Dougherty, Georgia, United States in 1930. She died on 12 March 1933, in Albany, Dougherty, Georgia, United States, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Peter Land
Margaret Elizabeth "Betty" Chestnutt
Marriage: 10 December 1885
Beulah Ethel Land
Ida E Land
Walter Herbert Land
George Washington Land
Arsey Monroe Land

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 December 1885Worth, Georgia, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
    1865 · The Assassination of a President
    Age 2
    "While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 19
    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and Irish: variant of Chestnut .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (7)

    • Margaret E Land in household of Oscar N Snider, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Margaret E Land, "Georgia Deaths, 1928-1943"
    • Margret E Land in household of J P Land, "United States Census, 1920"

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