Capt John Callahan Chestnut, Sr

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Capt John Callahan Chestnut (Chesnut), Sr

Birthdate: (55)
Birthplace: Augusta, Virginia, United States
Death: May 06, 1805 (55)
Laurel, Knox, Kentucky, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of William Chestnut; William Chestnut, Sr; Catherine Chesnut and Catherine Chestnut
Husband of Patience Chestnut and Patience Chestnut
Father of William Gordon Chesnut; John Callahan Chesnut; Jacob Chesnut; Nancy Adams; Abraham Chestnut and 2 others
Brother of Margaret Chesnut; Elizabeth Chesnut; Daniel Chesnut; Charles Chesnut; Martha Chesnut and 1 other
Half brother of M. William Chesnut

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About Capt John Callahan Chestnut, Sr

Taken from Sons of the American Revolution Membership Application by Virgil Gordon Walker:

National Society - Sons of the American Revolution - Kentucky Society, dated 5/25/1950 page 363.

"John Chesnut was a member of Captain Samuel Hopkin's Company in 1777.

Ref p 147 "Historical Register of Virginains in the Revolution" by John Gwathemy

Captain Hopkin's Company of the 6th Virginia Infantry during 1777 participated in the Battle Of Germantown and spent the winter in Valley Forge under the command of Colonel John Gibson. Ref: "Historical Register of Officers of the Continental Army During the Revolution" by F.B. Heitman

John and Patience Chesnut moved from Virginia in 1790. See Page 395, Vol I "Abstracts of Records of Augusta County, Virginia" by Lyman Chalkley.

Will of Jacob Chesnut naming son, Stephen found in Will Book 4 Pge 453, Laurel County Clerks Office

Dates of P.L. Chesnut, Susan Asher Chesnut and Sallie Chesnut Walker from Chesnut Cemetery, Lida, Laurel County, Ky.

Dates of Stephen Chesnut from burial place on Nay Chesnut's farm near London, Ky

Dates of Mary Ann Walters Chesnut from Rough Creek Cemetery, Laurel County, Ky

Nelson County, Ky for marriage record of William Chesnut and Sarah Graham."



Virginia Land, Marriage, and Probate Records, 1639-1850

Name John Chesnut

Location Augusta Co., VA

Property 232 acres on Bullpasture Mountain.

Notes This land record was originally published in "Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia, 1745-1800. Extracted from the Original Court Records of Augusta County" by Lyman Chalkley. Remarks By survey to John Chesnut, 15 Feb 1768.

Description Landowner

Book 27-33


Virginia Land, Marriage, and Probate Records, 1639-1850

Name John Chesnut

Date 15 Nov 1773

Location Augusta Co., VA

Property On the War branch, a branch of Dry River; Daniel Calahan's line; corner Harry Henry; John Chesnut's line.

Notes This land record was originally published in "Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia, 1745-1800. Extracted from the Original Court Records of Augusta County" by Lyman Chalkley. Remarks Acknowledged 17 Nov 1772. Delivered to Wm. Chesnutt/Chestnut, Jr., 18 Mar 1783.

Description Neighbor

Book 19-8


Virginia, Land, Marriage, and Probate Records, 1639-1850

Name: John Chesnut

Date: 23 Jan 1789

Notes: This marriage record was originally published in "Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia, 1745-1800. Extracted from the Original Court Records of Augusta County" by Lyman Chalkley. Remarks: John Chesnut consents.

Description: Bondsman

Bond Date: 23 Jan 1789


U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970

Name John Chesnut

Birth Place Virginia

Death Date 5 May 1805

Death Place Knox, Kentucky

SAR Membership 72343

Role Ancestor

Application Date 25 Aug 1950

Father William Chesnut

Spouse Patience Chesnut

Children John William Predenard Chesnut

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Capt John Callahan Chestnut, Sr's Timeline

1749
June 18, 1749
Augusta, Virginia, United States
1768
1768
Age 18
Augusta, Virginia, USA
1770
1770
Age 20
Augusta, Virginia, USA
1774
1774
Age 24
Augusta County, Virginia
1776
1776
Age 26
Schaefferstown, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, USA
1778
1778
Age 28
Augusta County, Virginia, United States
1782
February 17, 1782
Age 32
Augusta, Virginia, United States
February 17, 1782
Age 32
Augusta, Virginia, USA
1805
May 6, 1805
Age 55
Knox, Kentucky, United States