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James Wilburn, William R., David M., Susan A., George W., Delia C., and Rosa B.

Mr. Baker was an Odd Fellow and a member of the Farmers' Alliance, and a very loyal friend. Quite a number of his descendants now live in Red River County.

[The Chambers Family]

Hon. Edward Sutton Chambers, among the early settlers of this county, was born in Henry County, Tennessee, September 6, 1850. His father, James A., was a farmer. After removing to Texas he was very active in public matters as a political leader, was a member of the Texas Secession Convention, and died in Red River County, April 9, 1875. The mother of Edward Sutton Chambers was Miss Lucy Allen. His paternal grandfather was Edward Chambers of Virginia and was a soldier in the War of 1812.

In 1871 Judge Chambers commenced the study of law with Judge R. R. Gaines. After a thorough preparation in the elements of his profession, he was admitted to the bar at Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County. He prospered in his profession. His legal acumen was appreciated by all who knew him. He was elected mayor of Clarksville and was twice made county judge of Red River County, which office he held for several terms with honesty and ability.

Judge Chambers was married April 2, 1884, to Miss Susie B. Van Dyke, daughter of L. D. Van Dyke, formerly of Pennsylvania. To this union four children were born: Edward Sutton, Jr., Charles McClellan, Mamie B., now Mrs. Jim Clark, and Nina E., now Mrs. Ernest Collins.

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The History of Clarksville and Old Red River County
Pat B. Clark   1937