John Chamberlain

about 1609–1668 (Age 59)
Maugersbury, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Chamberlain was born about 1609, in Maugersbury, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Edmund Chamberlayne, was 49 and his mother, Grace Strangways, was 30. He married Elizabeth Leigh in 1632. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died in 1668, at the age of 59.

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John Chamberlain
Elizabeth Leigh
Marriage: 1632
Edward Chamberlain

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    Edward Chamberlain


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Name Meaning

English: status name from Old French chambrelain, Norman French cambrelanc, cambrelen(c) ‘chamberlain’ (of Germanic origin, from kamer ‘chamber’, ‘room’, Latin camera ( see Chambers ) + the diminutive suffix -(l)ing). This was originally the name of an official in charge of the private chambers of his master.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • John Chamberlaine, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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