Silkirk Crusoe Chambliss

9 May 1881–28 June 1953 (Age 72)
Brunswick, Virginia, United States

The Life of Silkirk Crusoe

When Silkirk Crusoe Chambliss was born on 9 May 1881, in Brunswick, Virginia, United States, his father, Junius E Chambliss, was 29 and his mother, Sarah R. Bradley, was 24. He had at least 2 sons and 3 daughters with Ida Rhodes Hart. He lived in Prince George, Virginia, United States in 1920 and City Point, Hopewell, Prince George, Virginia, United States in 1930. In 1945, at the age of 64, his occupation is listed as retired celanese employee in Virginia, United States. He died on 28 June 1953, in Hopewell MM, Prince George, Virginia, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Chester, Chesterfield, Virginia, United States.

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Silkirk Crusoe Chambliss
Ida Rhodes Hart
Audrey Frances Chambliss
Hart Chambliss
Silkirk Chambliss
Sarah Chambliss
Arthur Dupont Chambliss

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Parents and Siblings

    Junius E Chambliss


    Sarah R. Bradley




World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 13

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 19

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Chambless .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Selkirk C Chambliss, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gilkirk C Chambliss, "United States Census, 1920"
  • S C Chambliss in entry for Dr Chambliss, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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