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From “Virginia and Virginians, 1606-1888,” published by H.H. Hardesty, we find this entry for Luther Lybrook Chambers, who resided at Oceana, West Virginia:
Attorney at law, Oceana, Wyoming county, W.Va., was born in Monroe county, W.Va., April 22, 1856. His wife, Brooke Chambers, was born in Tazewell county, Va., Mar. 16, 1864. They were married in Wyoming county, W.Va., Nov. 6, 1881. Their home has been blessed with the following children: Lee, Inez, Claude and Luther. Mr. L.L. Chambers’ parents, James and Margaret A. (Lybrook) Chambers, were residents of Monroe county, W.Va., and the father continues to reside there; he was born in that county in 1825; his wife, the mother of the subject of this sketch, was born in Giles county, Va., in 1828, and died in Monroe county, W.Va., in 1882. Mrs. L.L. Chambers’ parents are residents of Wyoming county, W.Va. The father, Leroy Chambers, was born in Monroe county, W.Va., Sept. 15, 1821; his wife, Mrs. L.L. Chambers’ mother, was born in Pulaski county, Va., Jan. 1, 1834; her maiden name was Damaris Farmer. The Chambers family date their ancestry back many generations. The founders of the family in America came directly from England, and were among the old Virginia aristocrats in the colonial days. They have always been people of means and influence. The subject of this brief record has been a practicing lawyer in Wyoming and adjoining counties for several years, and has built up a large and extensive practice. He is a man of fine intellect and the best of business qualities; though yet a young man, he is among those who stand at the head of the profession in West Virginia, and is one of the leading men of his county.
Source: Dr. R.A. Brock, Virginia and Virginians, 1606-1888 (Richmond, VA: H.H. Hardesty, Publisher, 1888), p. 824.