House on Hwy 124, approximately 3/4 mile north of Old Peachtree Road
Taken October 28, 2006
According to the Gwinnett Historical Society, the original owner of this (privately owned) home is unknown, but it was once the home of Benjamin Chesser. In June 1880, Benjamin Chesser appears in the Hog Mountain District. On either side of this property are the families of John M. Tuck, and Syntha Langston.
Benjman F. CHESSER Self, M, W, 49, b. GA, Farmer, both parents b. GA
Manda Jane CHESSER Wife, F, W, 43, b. GA, Keeping House, both parents b. SC
Colonel W. CHESSER Son, M, W, 14m b.GA, At School
Pink Riley CHESSER Son, M, W, 12, b. GA, Works On Farm
Emma Aslee CHESSER, Dau, F, W, 10, b. GA, Farm Hand
Robert B. CHESSER Son, M,W, 9, b. GA, At School
Jourdegan CHESSER Son, M, W, 7, b. GA, At School
John J. CHESSER Son, M,W, 5, b. GA, At Home
Joseph T. CHESSER, Son, M, W, 3, b. GA, At Home
Amanda Lockridge Chesser, first wife of B. F. Chesser, is buried in the Old Hog Mountain Baptist Cemetery. She died 1884.
A Benjamin F. Chesser served in the Civil War in the 9th Batallion, Company D, Georgia Artillery. He enlisted as a Private.
According to "Gwinnett County Georgia Families, 1818-2005," published by the Gwinnett County Historical Society, Benjamin Franklin Chesser remarried after Amanda's death to Hannah I. Fountain. They had eight children.
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