Madeline "Middy" Chastain

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Madeline "Middy" Chastain (Archer)

Also Known As: "Mildred", "Middy Archer", "Middy Witt"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Albemarle, Virginia
Death: Died in Buckingham, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William W. Witt Archer and Elizabeth M. Mildred Daux
Wife of Pierre Chastain, Jr.
Mother of Judith Carter; Archer Chastain; James Chastain; Magdalene Gévaudan; Rev. John "Ten Shilling Bell" Chastain and 4 others

Managed by: Patricia Norton Chong
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About Madeline "Middy" Chastain

Proof of Pierre Jr's wife was never found but possibly married Mildred "Middy" Archer in Virginia. She was born in Virginia according to records of Nora Young Ferguson [now deceased]. Mrs. Ferguson a;so mentioned chancery suit in Maryland. Many researchers listed her as "Middy" or "Mildred." Some researchers believed Pierre married Mildred Allen, daughter of William Allen but no Mildred or "Middy" was mentioned in William Alles's will of 1752. One researcher claimed she was Ann Middy Isham. The late Forest Faris, Chastain researcher, reported Huguenot Society gave him Mildred Archer as wife of Pierre Chastain, Jr. Nellie Ayers [Ayers Kin & Kin to Kin] stated "Peter Chastain 11, father of Rene, was living in Buckingham County, Virginia in 1761 and his wife "Middy".

Taken from PIERRE CHASTAIN HIS DESCENDANTS, VOL. 1, FIRST FIVE GENERATIONS IN AMERICA. PPG 15 & 16.

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Daughter of William Witt and Elizabeth Mildred (Daux) Archer

Wife of Pierre Chastan, Jr.

Their children were ...

1. Judith Chastain (m. Joseph Carter, Sr.) 2. Magdalene Chastain (m. Jean Gevaudan/John Gevedon) 3. Rev. John Chastain, #16693521 (m. 1st., Mary O'Bryan, #16693543 and 2nd., Mrs. Mary (MNU) Robinson) 4. Abraham Chastain, #63875404 (m. Mary Robertson) 5. William Chastain (m. Sary MNU) 6. Rene Chastain (m. 1st., Rhoda Perrault and 2nd., Martha Guerrant) 7. Rev. James (m. unk.) 8. Martha Chastain (m. James Edens) 9. Archer Chastain

NOTE:

Pierre Chastain And His Descendants, First Five Generations in America (Vol. I). By the Pierre Chastain Family Association, 1995.

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Madeline "Middy" Chastain's Timeline

1710
1710
Albemarle, Virginia
1733
1733
Age 23
1734
1734
Age 24
Goochland, Virginia, USA
1735
1735
Age 25
Manakin, Goochland, Virginia, USA
1737
1737
Age 27
Manakin, Goochland, Virginia, USA
1740
1740
Age 30
Manakin, Goochland, Virginia, USA
1743
1743
Age 33
Manakintown, Goochland Co., VA.
1744
1744
Age 34
Manakintowne, Goochland, Virginia Colony
1745
January 28, 1745
Age 35
Manakintowne, Goochland, Virginia Colony
1752
June 1752
Age 42

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