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Chapter 8

Research Director:
Jim Light

Group 8 Earliest Known Ancestors
  Place of Birth Approx. Year of Birth Approx. Year of Death Place of Death
Robert Chawner Leicestershire England 1590 1653 Leicestershire England
William Chandler Virginia USA 1749 1837 Indiana, USA

A vignette of the history of Group 8 can be found on our CFA website at DNA Group 8

SurnameGiven NameLineageSub-groupMember(s)
ChandlerTom (wife Nora)Robert Chandler (1775-1848) b. NC, USA, d. Carroll Co., VA, USA
Hiram A Chandler (1823-aft 1884) b. Patrick Co., VA, USA, d. Cabell Co. WV, USA
John Watson Chandler (1849-1914) b. Carroll Co., VA, USA, d. Mercer Co., WV, USA
Lester Norman Chandler (1880-1944) b. Bland Co., VA, USA, d. Giles Co., VA, USA
Walter Bowman Chandler (1907-1987) b. Bland Co. VA, USA, d. Roanoke Co., VA, USA
8ASister is Jackie Cahoon
DNA tested into Group 8