The CHAMNESS surname is in my maternal line. The origins of the surname are English, and the family were members of the Society of Friends.
Stories and history :
Anhentafel # 937 : Mary Chamness (1743-1819). Mary was born 1743 9th month 11th day in Frederick County, Marlyand. She married John Davis (1735-1806) in 1759 before 11th month 3rd day at Cane Creek Monthly Meeting, Orange County, North Carolina. John was born 1735 9th month 28th day in Chester County, Pennsylvania. They had 12 children and were members of the Cane Creek Monthly Meeting in North Carolina. John's death was recorded in 1806 11th month 21st day at Cane Creek Monthly Meeting. Mary's death was recorded in 1819 6th month 22nd day at Cane Creek Monthly Meeting.
Ahnentafel # 1874 : Anthony Chamness (1713-1777). Anthony was born 1713 in Smithfield, London, England. He married Sarah Cole (1718-bef1766) circa 1736, likely Baltimore County, Maryland. Sarah was born 1718 5th month 1da in Baltimore County, Maryland. They raised 13 children in Baltimore County, Maryland and North Carolina. They were members of the Cane Creek Monthly Meeting in North Carolina. Sarah died before 1766 in Chatham County, North Carolina. Anthony married secondly to Rachel Beeson (1724-1777) in 1766 9th month 1 day at New Garden Monthly Meeting, North Carolina. Anthony's death was recorded in 1777 9th month 20th day in Cane Creek Monthly Meeting.
Ahnentafel # 3748 : John Chamness (c1680- ). John was born circa 1680 in England. He married Ann Jones (c1680- ). Nothing further is known.
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