Seamon E. "Seam" Chandler: Birth: 25 Nov 1887 in Scopus, Bollinger, Missouri. Death: 3 Feb 1966 in Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Bertha Chandler: Birth: 24 Jul 1889 in Lutesville, Bollinger, Missouri. Death: 27 Apr 1972 in Jacksonville, Duval, Florida
Algeron Chandler: Birth: 31 Jan 1894 in Bollinger County, Missouri. Death: 1 Mar 1895 in Bollinger County, Missouri
Homer David Chandler: Birth: 28 Dec 1895 in Scopus, Bollinger, Missouri. Death: 8 Feb 1972 in Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Louise Bernice Chandler: Birth: 24 Sep 1910 in Lutesville, Bollinger, Missouri. Death: 24 Dec 1996 in Playa Del Rey, Los Angeles, California
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The Southeast Missourian Cape Girardeau, Missouri May 5, 1942 page 6 Dr. John J. Chandler, 77 years old, for 50 years a practicing physician at Lutesville and Marble Hill, died at 11:25 a.m. today at St. Francis Hospital. Dr. Chandler had been in ill health for several months, but was brought to the hospital April 22 for treatment of burns sustained when his clothing was ignited by flaming wastepaper at his home. He was sitting in a chair when paper in a wastebasket flared up with flames after being accidentally ignited by a match. Members of the family said his general condition and shock from the burns caused death. The body was removed to the Baker Funeral Home at Lutesville. Born Nov. 1, 1864, at Scopus, Dr. Chandler was a native of Bollinger County and a son of Mr. and Mrs. Anderson Chandler, pioneer residents of the county. Obtaining his early education in the public schools, he later attended the Old Normal School here and secured his medical education at the old St. Louis College of Physicians and Surgeons. He began the practice of his profession in Lutesville 50 years ago last March and had been active until recent weeks. He had been a member of the board of directors of the Bollinger County Bank since 1904 and had been president for 27 years, holding the position at the time of his death. Dr. Chandler had been a member of the school board at Lutesville and also served on the town board, and was a member of the board of trustees of the Presbyterian Church. He was a former coroner of Bollinger County and a member of the County Selective Service board. He also was a member of the draft board during the first World War. For many years Dr. Chandler had been an active Mason. He was a member of the lodge at Lutesville and also the Scottish Rite, being a 32nd degree Mason, and of the York Rite of the order. He had for many years maintained active farm land interests. Dr. Chandler was one of the oldest members of the Southeast Missouri Medical Association and for years had been affiliated with the Missouri and American Medical Associations. He was the dean of Bollinger County physicians. Dr. Chandler was married Feb. 27, 1887, to Miss Katie Bollinger, also a native of Bollinger County. The couple celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary five years ago. He is survived by his wife; two sons, Home D. and S.E. Chandler of Lutesville; two daughters, Mrs. W.W. Sample of Foley, Fla., and Mrs. C.E. Sutton of Washington, Mo., both of whom are now here; a brother, J.B. Chandler of Scopus; two sisters, Mrs. nancy Bollinger of Scopus, and Mrs. Mary Dunbar of near Hayti; four grandsons, John D. Chandler, stationed at Norfolk, Va., with the Navy; Lynn Chandler of Lutesville, John W. Sample of Chicago, ill., and Charles E. Sutton of Washington, Mo.; a granddaughter, Miss Sally Sutton of Washington, Mo., and a great-granddaughter, Miss Sample of Chicago.
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