Alice H. Chamberlain

November 1859–30 December 1927 (Age 68)
Benton Township, Benton, Iowa, United States

The Life of Alice H.

When Alice H. Chamberlain was born in November 1859, in Benton Township, Benton, Iowa, United States, her father, Elijah Chamberlain, was 27 and her mother, Emily Bull, was 20. She married Benjamin Webb in 1886. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Stark, North Dakota, United States for about 10 years. She died on 30 December 1927, in Medford, Jackson, Oregon, United States, at the age of 68.

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Benjamin Webb
Alice H. Chamberlain
Marriage: 1886
Arthur Benjamin Webb
Edith Alice Webb

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    John William Chamberlain


    Charlotte Ann Chamberlin


World Events (8)

1862 · The Homestead Act

Age 3

The Homestead Act of 1862 gave each citizen 160 acres of land. The qualified applicants were required to build a home and cultivate the land for five years.  

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 22

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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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Sources (3)

  • Alice Webb in household of Benjamin Webb, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Alice H Webb in household of Benjamin Webb, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alice Webb in household of Benjamin Webb, "United States Census, 1910"

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