Ebenezer Champney

4 March 1808–16 April 1882 (Age 74)
New Ipswich, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Ebenezer

When Ebenezer Champney was born on 4 March 1808, in New Ipswich, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Ebenezer Champney, was 27 and his mother, Mahitable Goodridge, was 25. He married Sarah Nickles about 15 June 1829, in Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Carlisle, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States for about 20 years. He died on 16 April 1882, in Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Green Cemetery, Carlisle, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ebenezer Champney
Sarah Nickles
Marriage: about 15 June 1829
Sarah Elizabeth Champney
Mary M G Champney
Ebenezer Nickles Champney
John Holland Champney
Clarissa Elmira Champney
George Henry Champney
Charles Frederick Champney
Frances Ellen Champney
Lewis Edwin Champney

Spouse and Children

about 15 June 1829
Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings



    Ebenezer Nichols Champney


    Jonas Cutler Champney



    Frederick William Champney



+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 4

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 22

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English: regional name for someone from Champagne in France, from Old French champeneis ( see Champagne ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Eben Champney, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Ebenezer Champney, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"
  • Eben Champney, "United States Census, 1870"

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