Margaret Elizabeth Chastain

Female17 May 1865–14 February 1944

Brief Life History of Margaret Elizabeth

When Margaret Elizabeth Chastain was born on 17 May 1865, in Plainview, Macoupin, Illinois, United States, her father, Reverend Joseph Carter Chastain, was 27 and her mother, Rhoda Ramsey, was 26. She married John C Plummer Lackey on 30 March 1889, in Wolf Bayou, Cleburne, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Heber Springs, Cleburne, Arkansas, United States in 1910 and Dustin, Hughes, Oklahoma, United States in 1920. She died on 14 February 1944, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John C Plummer Lackey
Margaret Elizabeth Chastain
Marriage: 30 March 1889
Azuba A Lackey
Prentice Caldwell Lackey
Homer Bowden Lackey
Forrest Lackey
Betty Inez Lackey

Sources (8)

  • Margaret E Lackey in household of John P Lackey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elizabeth Lackey, "Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Margaret E Lackey in household of J P Lackey, "United States Census, 1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 March 1889Wolf Bayou, Cleburne, Arkansas, United States
  • Children (5)

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    World Events (8)

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

    Age 1

    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.


    Age 18

    Historical Boundaries - 1883: Cleburne, Arkansas, United States


    Age 21

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    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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