Arthur Choate

Arthur Choate

Male 1780 - 1855  (75 years)

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  • Name Arthur Choate 
    Born 24 Apr 1780  Burke Co, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Jun 1855  Wayne Co, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Choat Bend Cemetery, Wayne Co, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I109  Christopher 1642
    Last Modified 22 Dec 2020 

    Father Isom Choate,   b. Est 1755, North of Goose Creek, Lunenburg Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Ann Elizabeth,   b. 1755 
    Family ID F21  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret McPearson,   b. 16 Mar 1782,   d. 13 Jan 1847, Wayne Co, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 19 Nov 1802  NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Choate (m.Clemens),   b. 1799, Wayne Co, TN Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Rebecca Choate, (m.Burns),   b. 1801, Wayne Co, TN Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. Isom C. Choate,   b. 19 Nov 1802, Wayne Co, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1876, Forsythe, Taney Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     4. Magarette Fairlee Choate, (m.Stallings),   b. 1803, Wayne Co, TN Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Ann Choate, (m.McDonald),   b. 1805, Wayne Co, TN Find all individuals with events at this location
    +6. Little Choate,   b. Abt 1807, Wayne Co, TN Find all individuals with events at this location
    +7. Simpson Choate,   b. 1809, Wayne Co, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1856, Wayne Co, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
    +8. John J. Choate,   b. Abt 1810, Wayne Co, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1843/1850  (Age ~ 40 years)
     9. George Tillman Choate,   b. 15 Nov 1810,   d. 19 Dec 1841  (Age 31 years)
    +10. Abner P. Choate,   b. 1822, Wayne Co, TN Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Michael Choate,   b. 1828
    Last Modified 12 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F22  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Apr 1780 - Burke Co, NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Nov 1802 - NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Jun 1855 - Wayne Co, TN Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Choat Bend Cemetery, Wayne Co, TN Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Arthur's father, Isom (I59), was in Burke Co, TN in 1794 and in US Census Spartanburg Co in 1790.

      1850 US Census District 3, Wayne, TN -- Arthur 1780 VA, Margart 1819 VA, Michael 1828 VA, Margaret 1836 (granddaughter), and Alcides 1846 VA also living with them is William Clemens age 16 Lizzie Choates son.

      1840 US Census Arthur Chant
      1 10<15
      1 15<20
      1 60<70
      1f 10<15
      1f 15,20
      1f 50<60


      1830 US Census Wayne TN Arthur
      1 under 5
      2 5 under 10
      2 15 under 20
      1 20 under 30
      1 50 under 60
      1f 5 under 10
      1f 10 under 15
      1f 15 under 20
      1f 40 under 50

      1820 US Census Wayne TN Arthur Choat
      3 <10
      2 10<16
      1 16<18
      1 16<26
      1 26<45
      2f <10
      1f 10<16
      1f 26<45


      October 28, 1874 - Wayne Co., TN Chancery Court Records, Book C, Page 369
      James S. Choat, son of John Choat came into court to receive inheritance money from the estate of Arthur Choat. The record states that Arthur died June 1855 and the the following heirs are listed: Isham, Little, Lizzie Clemens formerly Lizzie Choat, Simpson, Rebecca Burns formerly Rebecca Choat, Margarette Stallings formerly Margarette Choat, Abner, Ann McDonald formerly Ann Choat, Michael and the heirs of John Choat dec. making in all ten distributions.


      May 30, 1836 - Arthur gave some of his children a "Deed of Gift" - He gave Isom 128 acres "for and in consideration of the natural love and affection which said Arthur Choat hath and beareth unto said Isom Choat, and also for the better maintenance, support and livehood," etc. His son-in-law James Clemens and Daughter Elizabeth, along with Simpson Choat also received a "Deed of Gift" with the same wording. Index to TN Wills & Administrations 1779-1861 Byron & Barbara Sistler:
      Choat, Arthur, 1855, IB, 1, p. 349, Wayne Co.



      Burke County, NC "Court minutes 1804-1810 of Wills, estates, and Orphans p 711" - John Pierson dec'd., petition for 640 a & 600a., amoung hiers.... Arthur Shoat & wife....

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] findagrave.com, 18771417 (Reliability: 2).
      Arthur Choate was born on April 24, 1780, in Hanover, Virginia, the son of Ann and Isom. He married Margaret Pearson (McPierson?) on November 19, 1802, in North Carolina. They had 14 children in 26 years. He died on June 19, 1855, in Wayne, Tennessee, having lived a long life of 75 years.
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