Name: JOSEPH CHESTNUTT SR RWS SUMNER
Birth: 1761 in ONSLOW COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA
Death: 30 DEC 1827 in EMANUEL COUNTY, GEORGIA
Burial: SUMNER/FLANDERS CEM., SWAINSBORO, GEORGIA
*Revolutionary Soldier, born 1761, died Dec 30 1827 was a RWS
from Emanuel County, Georgia, Swains District. He is found in
the certified roster of Revolutionary soldiers of Georgia in
Knight's Roster, Pg 369.
*Reprint of Land Lottery, 1827 published 1928, pg 107: "Joseph
Sumner. Sr., Revolutionary soldier of Swains District, Emanuel
County, drew Lot No. 10, Section 3" Drew land twice.Land lottery
based on his service in the Revolutionary War.
*He is buried in Flanders Sumner Cemetery, 11 miles west of
Swainsboro, Emanuel County, Georgia.
*Rev Soldier as a private. Source Ash Pollett, Ancestry msg
Father: JOSEPH RWS SUMNER b: 1718 in NORTH CAROLINA
Mother: MARGARET CHESTNUTT b: ABT 1715
MARY KNIGHT b: 1770
- JOHN CHESTNUTT SUMNER b: 1788
- MARY SUMNER b: 1791
- RUTH SUMNER b: 1792
- JOSEPH CHESTNUTT JR SUMNER b: 15 SEP 1793 in EMANUEL COUNTY, GEORGIA
- JESSE SUMNER b: 1797
- ALEXANDER U SUMNER b: 31 JAN 1787 in JEFFERSON COUNTY, GEORGIA