Carey Wathall Chambliss

27 August 1901–23 January 1986 (Age 84)
Wayne, Mississippi, United States

The Life Summary of Carey Wathall

When Carey Wathall Chambliss was born on 27 August 1901, in Wayne, Mississippi, United States, his father, Needham J Chambliss, was 44 and his mother, Sallie L Morgan, was 39. He had at least 1 daughter with Carrie Alvena Whitney. He lived in Waynesboro, Wayne, Mississippi, United States for about 10 years and Beat 2, Wayne, Mississippi, United States in 1940. He died on 23 January 1986, at the age of 84, and was buried in Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, United States.

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Carey Wathall Chambliss
Carrie Alvena Whitney
Bettie Rae Chambliss

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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land
Age 1
A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop
Age 6
When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1925 · B.B. King is Born
Age 24
B.B. King was born on September 16, 1925, in Itta Bean, Mississippi. He was a famous American blues singer, electric guitarist, and record producer. In 1987, he inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Chambless .

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

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Sources (7)

  • Cory W Chambliss in household of Needham J Chambliss, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Cary W Chambliss, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Carey Chambliss in household of Nudurn J Chambliss, "United States Census, 1920"

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