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Chandler Memories Page 11

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This page: Genetic Chandler Family 9
(Descendants of William Chandler born 1595 Hertfordshire England)
John David Chandler and Maude A. McCalla family
Louis Edmond Chandler
Louis Edmond Chandler and family
Russel and Faye Chandler, children of Louis Edmond Chandler



John David Chandler and Maude A. McCalla

John David Chandler
born June 20, 1882, Jefferson, Ohio
died January 29, 1946, Bycurus, Ohio
Maude A. McCalla Chandler
born March 20, 1882, Galion, Ohio
died November 6, 1935, Bucyrus, Ohio

This Chandler family is part of Group 9 in the Chandler DNA Project. Group 9 is composed of descendants of William and Annis Chandler of Roxbury, Massachusetts, formerly of Bishop's Stortford in Hertfordshire, England.

At right are John David Chandler and wife Maude with daughter Gladys Ruth Chandler (1905-1932) in a photo made in April 1906. 

The lineage from the recognized ancestor of Group 9 to John David Chandler is as follows:
William Chandler b 1595 ENG > Capt. Thomas Chandler b 1628 ENG > William Chandler b 1659 MA > Moses Chandler b 1695 MA > Sanborn Chandler b 1734 NH > Joseph Chandler b 1753 NH > Joseph Chandler b 1786 NH > John Sanborn Chandler b 1833 > Jacob Franklin “Frank” Chandler b 1859 OH > John David Chandler b 1882 OH.

Dick Chandler, co-administrator of the Chandler DNA Project, wrote: "We have a DNA project participant whose test showed that he belongs to that genetic family - he descends from John David Chandler's brother, Boyd Franklin Chandler . . . . We were very glad to have this DNA confirmation, because George Chandler's magnum opus of William and Annis descendants stops with the birth of Joseph Chandler in 1786 in NH.  The DNA result confirmed that this was the same Joseph who moved to OH and continued the line there, which went > John Sanborn Chandler > Jacob Franklin Chandler > John David Chandler."
Gerald David Chandler (1907-1975) and his wife Ruth Virginia Athey (1910-1975)
(in both photographs above)

Gerald, son of John David Chandler, and Ruth had three children: James Norman Chandler (living), Michael David Chandler (1939-2006), and Ruth Anne Chandler Salyers Rees (living).

Michael David Chandler is shown in the photo at left.

CFA member Jerry Rees, a great-grandson of John David Chandler and grandson of Gerald David Chandler, has submitted these photographs and information that will help bring this family up to date in CFA records.

Jerry Rees

Updated August 2, 2013


Louis Edmond Chandler
Louis Edmond Chandler is shown in both photos at right, one taken as a young man and the other at an older age. Louis was born 4 October 1877 in Algonquin, Illinois. In his later years he retired to the family farm in Garnett, Kansas. He died February 1975 in Garnett, Anderson, Kansas. These photos were provided by granddaughter Vicki Chandler Watson. Louis' children, Faye and Russell, are shown below with their mother. Louis' grandson, Russell Louis Chandler Jr., is a member of Chandler DNA Project Group 9, descendants of William Chandler who was born 1595 in Hertfordshire England and died in Roxbury, Massachusetts, in 1641.



Vicki Chandler Watson

May 24, 2011

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Louis Edmond Chandler and family
Vicki Chandler Watson submitted this photograph of Louis Edmond Chandler with his family. In the photo are Louis Edmond, his wife Eula Faye Hughes Chandler,  daughter Alta "Faye" Chandler, and Russell Louis Chandler as a baby.  This picture was taken in 1922.

Vicki Chandler Watson

September 17, 2014




Faye Chandler and Russell Chandler (Group 9) with their Mother
Alta Faye Chandler, left, and Russell Louis Chandler, right, are the children of Eula Faye Hughes (center) and Louis Edmond Chandler (DNA Group 9). Eula Hughes Chandler (later Ehrenreich) and Louis Edmond Chandler were married February 14, 1916, and divorced March 17, 1934. Eula was born December 9, 1891, and died July 6, 1969, in Wickenburg, Arizona. Russell was born March 22, 1922, in Joplin, Missouri, and died August 24, 1999, in Phoenix, Arizona. Faye survives her mother and brother.

In addition to Vicki Chandler Watson, Russell was the father of four other children, including Russell Louis Chandler Jr., Sally Chandler, Nancy Chandler and Peggy Chandler-Gindt. Russell Louis Chandler Jr. is a member of Chandler DNA Project Group 9, descendants of William Chandler who was born 1595 in Hertfordshire England and died in Roxbury, Massachusetts, in 1641. The lineage is William Chandler > Thomas Chandler > Henry Chandler > Henry Chandler Jr. > John Chandler > Simeon Chandler > Simeon Chandler Jr. > Louis Levi Chandler > Louis Edmond Chandler > Russell Louis Chandler.

Vicki Chandler Watson

Updated January 23, 2010

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