Robert Chowning

Brief Life History of Robert

Robert Chowning was born on 20 March 1711, in Middlesex, Virginia, British Colonial America as the son of Thomas Chowning. He married Betty Guttery on 24 December 1735, in Christchurch, Middlesex, Virginia, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died after 1783, in Caroline, Virginia, United States.

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Robert Chowning
Betty Guttery
Marriage: 24 December 1735
Ruth Chowning
Charles Chowning
Robert Chowning
Christopher Chowning
Easter Chowning

Sources (18)

  • Robert Chowning, "Virginia, Births and Christenings, 1853-1917"
  • Robert Chowning, "Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Robert Chowning, "Rhode Island, Vital records, 1846-1898, 1901-1953"

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Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Compare Chewning .

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

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