Bessie Bob Chesnutt

11 September 1883–5 June 1962 (Age 78)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Bessie Bob

Bessie Bob Chesnutt was born on 11 September 1883, in Tennessee, United States as the daughter of Lizzie R Brice. She married Joseph Brown King Sr on 8 September 1902, in Hawkins, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Civil District 4, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and Civil District 4, Hamblen, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 5 June 1962, in Tennessee, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Emma Jarnagin Cemetery, Morristown, Hamblen, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Brown King Sr
Bessie Bob Chesnutt
Marriage: 8 September 1902
Joseph Brown King Jr.

Spouse and Children

8 September 1902
Hawkins, Tennessee, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Lizzie R Brice




World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 3

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.

Age 21

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Chestnut .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bessy C King in household of Joe B King, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Bessie King in household of J B King, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bessie B Chesnutt in household of Samuel L Chesnutt, "United States Census, 1900"

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