Caleb & Mary Ellen (Welling) Chambers

Submitted by Fred Bice.

Caleb and Mary Ellen (Welling) Chambers

Mary Ellen, daughter of David & Isabella (Quigley) Welling, was born 8 August 1846 in Marshall Co., WV and died 25 March 1924. She is buried at the Big Run Christian Church Cemetery. In about 1856, she married Caleb Dorsey Chambers, born 24 Dec 1832, died 10 April 1904, son of "Long John" Wesley and Elizabeth (Cecil) Chambers. One known child was Massa Virginia "Ginney" Chambers.

Caleb Dorsey Chambers served during the Civil War in Company "B", 7th Regiment, West Virginia Volunteer Infantry. His widow received a pension after his death.