Margaret Elizabeth "Betty" Chestnutt

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

The Life 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 District 1594, Worth, Georgia, United States in 1910 and Minton, Worth, Georgia, United States in 1920. 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
Arnie M Land

Spouse and Children

10 December 1885
Worth, Georgia, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Charles King Chesnutt


    Anna May Horne




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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

Variant spelling of English Chestnut .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margret E Land in household of J P Land, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elizabeth Land in household of Joseph P Land, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Margaret E Land in household of Joseph P Land, "United States Census, 1900"

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