Samuel Thomas Chumley

24 December 1883–24 March 1969 (Age 85)
San Augustine, Texas, United States

The Life of Samuel Thomas

When Samuel Thomas Chumley was born on 24 December 1883, in San Augustine, Texas, United States, his father, Thomas Alexander Chumley, was 25 and his mother, Evelyn Frances Hagood, was 21. He married Leona McElroy on 10 February 1923, in Smith, Texas, United States. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, San Augustine, Texas, United States in 1900 and Tyler, Smith, Texas, United States in 1910. He died on 24 March 1969, in Bowie, Texas, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Tyler Memorial Park And Cemetery, Tyler, Smith, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Thomas Chumley
Leona McElroy
Marriage: 10 February 1923

Spouse and Children

10 February 1923
Smith, Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Alexander Chumley


    Evelyn Frances Hagood




    Mary Frances Chumley



    Russell Baine Chumley


    Maud Chumley



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World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 11

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 23

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Cholmondeley in Cheshire, named from the Old English personal name Cēolmund + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. The spelling of the surname reflects the current pronunciation of the place name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Samuel T Chumley, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sam T Chumney in household of Thomas Chumney, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Samuel Thomas Chumley, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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