George Earle Chamberlain JR

1 January 1854–9 July 1928 (Age 74)
Natchez, Adams, Mississippi, United States

The Life of George Earle

When George Earle Chamberlain JR was born on 1 January 1854, in Natchez, Adams, Mississippi, United States, his father, Charles Thomson Chamberlain, was 38 and his mother, Pamelia Hays Archer, was 32. He married Sarah Newman Welch on 21 May 1879, in Natchez, Adams, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Washington, District of Columbia, United States in 1910 and Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States in 1920. In 1903, at the age of 55, his occupation is listed as governor of oregon in Oregon, United States. He died on 9 July 1928, in District of Columbia, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, United States.

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George Earle Chamberlain JR
Sarah Newman Welch
Marriage: 21 May 1879
Charles Thomson Chamberlain
Sarah Newman Chamberlain
Lucy Chamberlain
Marguerite Chamberlain
Carrie Lee Chamberlain
George Earle Chamberlain
Fannie Welch Chamberlain

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21 May 1879
Natchez, Adams, Mississippi, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 10

"""By 1864, the mounting number of deceased soldiers from the American Civil War battlefields and military hospitals exceeded the capacity of existing national cemeteries in the Washington, D.C. area, so the U.S. government began looking for additional burial space. On May 13, 1864, U.S. Private William Christman became the first soldier buried on the Arlington property. On June 15, 1864, 200 acres of the plantation were officially designated as a military cemetery, formally establishing Arlington National Cemetery. Today, the cemetery encompasses 639 acres and is the resting place of approximately 400,000 active duty service members, veterans and their families."""
1874 · Secrete Service Headquarters

Age 20

The Secrete Service Headquarters had been in NYC for four years. Finally in 1874, it returns to Washington D.C.

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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George Chamberlain Weds Mrs. Shelton

Ex-Senator from Oregon marries ex-secretary Bridegroom Gives Age as 72 and Bride is 49; Son of ex-Governor Not Surprised. NORFOLK, Va., July 12 – (AP) – George E. Chamberlain, formerly United States …

Sources (3)

  • George E Chamberlain, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George E Chamberlain, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George E Chamberlain, "United States Census, 1910"

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