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11. Rachel WILLIAMS4 was born on 20 March 1753.3 She died on 27 September 1840 at the age of 87 in Chatham County, North Carolina. She was buried.

Date of birth is 3rd month, 20th day, 175? Account is torn.

Rachel married Josiah Chamness, son of Anthony Chamness who was her stepfather, and Anthony's first wife Sarah Cole.

She is buried Cane Creek MM Cemetery, Snow Camp, Alamance Co, NC

Rachel WILLIAMS and Joshua CHAMNESS were married on 6 December 1777 in Loudoun County, Virginia. Joshua CHAMNESS, son of Anthony CHAMNESS and Sarah COLE, was born on 5 April 1761 in Cane Creek, Orange County, North Carolina. He died on 8 November 1843 at the age of 82 in Chatham County, North Carolina.

Buried Cane Creek MM Cemetery, Snow Camp, Alamance Co, NC

Rachel WILLIAMS and Joshua CHAMNESS had the following children:

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Sarah CHAMNESS was born on 7 April 1778 in Chatham County, North Carolina.

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Elizabeth CHAMNESS was born on 7 January 1780 in Chatham County, North Carolina.

Married Jesse Johnson.

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Anthony CHAMNESS was born on 24 March 1782 in Chatham County, North Carolina. He died on 24 February 1845 at the age of 62 in Wayne County, Indiana.

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Margaret CHAMNESS was born on 2 September 1784 in Chatham County, North Carolina. She died in 1854 at the age of 70 in Wayne County, Indiana.

Margaret married Joshua Murphey.

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Jean CHAMNESS was born on 11 July 1786 in Chatham County, North Carolina.

Jean married David Stout

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Mary "Polly" CHAMNESS.

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William CHAMNESS.

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Joshua CHAMNESS was born on 18 July 1795 in Chatham County, North Carolina. He died on 19 December 1863 at the age of 68 in Randolph County, Indiana.

Joshua married Lydia Hockett. She was born 28 Oct 1792 and died 12 Jul 1867, the daughter of William Hockett and Hannah Reynolds.

Joshua and Lydia are buried Cherry Grove Cemetery, Lynn, Randolph Co, IN

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Joseph CHAMNESS was born on 2 October 1798 in Chatham County, North Carolina. He died on 3 September 1877 at the age of 78 in Howard County, Indiana.

About 1821, Joseph married Hannah Pike who was born 5 Jun 1802. [I haven't found her relationship to the Pike family]