Bessie Bob Chesnutt

Female11 September 1883–5 June 1962

Brief Life History of Bessie Bob

When Bessie Bob Chesnutt was born on 11 September 1883, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Samuel Lee Chestnutt, was 34 and her mother, Eliza Katherine Brice, was 28. 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, Hamblen, Tennessee, United States in 1940 and Hamblen, Tennessee, United States in 1950. She died on 5 June 1962, in Morristown, Hamblen, 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.

Sources (17)

  • Bess C King, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Bessie Chestnut - birth-name: Bessie Chestnut
  • Bessie Chistmutt, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 September 1902Hawkins, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    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

    Scottish: variant of Chestnut .

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

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