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Welcome to the PCFA!! The Pierre Chastain Family Association is a non-profit family organization dedicated to doing genealogical research on the descendants of Pierre Chastain who immigrated to Virginia in the year 1700.
This site is instrumental in keeping the Chastain family informed on the new developments in the never-ending genealogical research. The first six generations of descendants of Pierre Chastain are well researched and published in books available on the Publications page.
Anyone who is a Chastain descendant or who is interested in the Chastain family is welcome to join the PCFA. More information is available on the Memberships page.
Included in this site is a plethora of information about the family founder which is interesting and informative. Some myths are debunked, conundrums unraveled and mysteries solved.
The New Member Section of the
PCFA Web Site is Now Open
If you are a member of the Pierre Chastain Family Association you can now login to the Member Section and find Chastain family genealogical information which is not available to the general public. If you are not yet a member of the PCFA you can join Here.
Some of the Features of the Membership Section are:
  • Research files for collaboration.
  • Connect your family tree to get help to do research on your branch of the family.
  • DNA information and definitions
  • Errata & Addenda for the "Blue Books".
  • Current and back issues of The Chestnut Tree.
  • Find a Grave Memorials are a good source of information
  • Bylaws and Standing Rules of the PCFA
  • Minutes of the PCFA Board Meetings and Annual Family Meetings
To login to the Member Section:
  • Click on the link in the upper right corner of each page in the Public Section of the PCFA web site.
  • Find "Don't have a login? Register for New User Account" at the bottom of the Login Page
  • Click "Register for New User Account"
  • Fill out the form and click "Submit"
  • The Register for New User Account page will display: "Thank you. We have received your registration. We will contact you when your account is active or if more information is needed."
  • The site administrator will register you and you will be notified by email when you can login to the Member Section.
Please allow up to 48 hours for the administrators to register you, especially if you just joined. The registration process is done manually.
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