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Chastain Family

The Pierre Chastain Family Association

Etienne, Jacques, Etienne, Pierre "Peter the Immigrant" Sr., Pierre Jr., John (Ten Shilling Bell), Abner, John Marion, William Calvin, and Adaline Chastain.

My paternal grandmother, Annie Ruth Clark, is connected to the Pierre Chastain tree as is my maternal grandmother, Mary Lou Stephens by the way of Dalton L. Chastain son of Roscoe David Chastain and grandson of Fred Garvin Chastain of South Carolina and Georgia.


John Marion Chastain
b. 03 October 1813, NC
d. aft. 1880 in Rabun Co, GA
m. Phoebe Adaline Kelley
b. abt. 1932 in SC
d. aft. 1870 in GA

John married several wives including a Nancy E. Unknown shown in the 1880 Tallulah, Rabun, GA. The bore several children including William b. abt. 1863 - 1865 in Georgia.

John is considered to be the son of Abner Chastain and Rachel "Cassie" Barnes. (See Pierre "Peter" Chastain Family link above.)

Census: 1870 Clayton, Rabun, GA
Census: 1880 Tallulah, Rabun, GA


William Calvin Chastain
b. 12 June 1864 Rabun Co, GA,
d. 18 May 1942 Towns Co, GA (GA, NC, SC)
m. 02 September 1883 Rabun Co, GA

Spouse #1 Mary Caroline Smith
b. 29 August 1863, GA
d. 26 January 1911, GA. (GA, GA, GA).

She is the daughter of either Jacob M. Smith and Martha Roberts or Abner Smith and Vinetta Visage.

Spouse: #2 Addie Irene McFalls
b. 06 December 1898, Towns Co, GA
d. 28 April 1928, (GA, GA, GA)

And, Irene McFalls is the daughter of George H. McFalls and N. Jane Loyd.

Burial: Mt. Zion Ceme. Hiawassee River, Towns Co, GA

William and Mary Chastain's Children:

1. Adaline b. abt. 1884 August, GA d. bet. 1910 - 1915 m. Francis Esco Clark. 1883-1931
2. Laura b. abt. 1886 October, GA
3. George b. abt. 1889 April, GA
4. Vanny (Vina) b. abt. 1892 April, GA
5. Robert b. abt. 1894 September, GA
6. Ned b. abt. 1896 December, GA
7. Jo. hn b. abt. 1899, GA
8. Allie b. abt, 1901, GA

William and Irene Chastain's Children:

1. Eveline (Merry Edian) b. abt. 1919, GA
2. Edd b. abt. 1920, GA
3. Abner b. abt. 1924, GA
4. Jimmie b. abt. 1927, GA
5. Sam

Census: 1930 M.D. 6, HiawasseeRiver Dist., Towns Co, GA
Census: 1920 Hiawassee River, Towns Co, GA
Census: 1910 Dist. 1456, Upper Hiawassee, Towns Co, GA
Census: 1900 509th Dist., Tallulah, Rabun Co, GA
Census: 1880 Tallulah, Rabun Co, GA

Note: William and his wives were all buried at Mt. Zion Cemetery, Hiawassee River, Towns Co, GA.

Note: Adaline Chastain m. 30 Sept. 1900 F. E. Clarke, recorded in Rabun, GA source FHL Number 374327.

Note: Adaline Chastain b. abt. 1882 is listed on the 1900 Rabun Co, GA census with her parents.

Please note that the information maybe incorrect due to my inability to read the handwriting properly from the census records. If you have more information on this family, please contact me.

Special thanks to many who have shared information. I want to thank Jerry A. Taylor for his postings at RootsWeb World Connect. (Free Posting) I learned more dates from his site and from his correspondence. (04/18/2006)


Jerry A. Taylor

Revised: Sunday, October 22, 2006

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