Edward Brigand Chastain

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About Edward Brigand Chastain

Ref: Deed Bk "O" 1836 - 1839, Habersham Co., GA 1790 Census - Morgan Dist., Rutherford Co., GA; 1800 Census - Pendleton Dist., SC; 1850 Census - Union Co., GA

Please see http://tmmearlysettlersofunioncountyga.blogspot.com/2010/07/some-chastains-were-in-union-county-by.html for the full article by Ethelene Jones. Below are some excerpts:

...The earliest census of Union County in 1834 reveals three families of Chastains living within the bounds that became the county in 1832. These were John B. Chastain with three males and three females in the household; Edward Chastain, also with three males and three females counted; and Abner Chastain, with three males and four females registered.

By the 1840 census, the Chastain households had grown to seven in Union County, namely John, Abner B., Edward, Benjamin, James, Joseph C. and Abner. ...The 1850 census reveals nine Chastain households with the following named as heads of families: John, J. B., Withrow, James, Jason, Calvin, William, Martin and Edward....

Edward Brigand Chastain [was] born March 29, 1769 in Buckingham County, VA and died in 1834 in what is now Fannin County, GA. ...Edward Brigand's wife was Hannah Brown (1771- about 1837). They were believed to be the parents of sixteen children, but records have been found of only fifteen, namely: Delilah, Jemimah, John, Rainey, Hannah, Mary, Griffith, Cyrus, Jehu, Abner, Elisabeth, Nancy, Martha, Edward Bruce, and Joseph Carleton. Perhaps one of their children died in infancy.

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Edward Brigand Chastain's Timeline

March 29, 1769
Buckingham, Virginia, USA
Age 17
North Carolina
April 24, 1788
Age 19
North Carolina
July 1, 1790
Age 21
North Carolina
Age 21
Haywood, North Carolina, United States
September 18, 1793
Age 24
Table Rock, Pendleton, South Carolina
Age 25
probably, Pendleton, South Carolina
July 10, 1796
Age 27
Buncombe Co, NC or Pendleton, South Carolina
Age 28
Pendleton, South Carolina
Age 29
probably, South Carolina