Judith Chastain

Brief Life History of Judith

When Judith Chastain was born on 5 January 1734, in Goochland, Virginia, British Colonial America, her father, Pierre Chastain Jr, was 27 and her mother, mildred Archer, was 25. She had at least 5 sons and 6 daughters with Joseph Carter Jr. She died on 25 July 1814, in Buckingham, Virginia, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Buckingham, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Carter Jr
Judith Chastain
Elijah Richard Carter
Joseph Carter III
Elizabeth B Carter
Nancy Carter
John D Carter
Mary Carter
Priscilla W. Carter
Ammon Carter Sr.
Phoebe Carter
Judith Carter
Elijah Carter

Sources (9)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Judith Chastain - Published information: Family genealogies: birth-name: Judith Chastain
  • US and International Marriage Records 1560-1900 for Judith Chastain
  • Judith Chastain Carter, "Find A Grave Index"

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Name Meaning


(southern): variant of Chastang .

nickname from Old French chastain ‘chestnut’ (a nut), possibly for someone with chestnut-colored hair. Compare Chasteen , Chesteen , Chastine , and Shasteen .

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

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