Mary E Chambers

27 January 1845–
Markle, Allegheny Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mary E

When Mary E Chambers was born on 27 January 1845, in Markle, Allegheny Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Wylie Chambers, was 24 and her mother, Margaret Hunter, was 30. She lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and Kiskiminetas Township, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900.

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John Wylie Chambers
Margaret Hunter
Benjamin F Chambers
Mary E Chambers
Benjamin Coulter Chambers
Child Chambers
Nancy J Chambers
Martha Chambers McKallip
William J Chambers
Margaret E H Chambers
Joseph E. Chambers
John S. Chambers

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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 18

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 31

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone who was employed in the private living quarters of his master, rather than in the public halls of the manor. The name represents a genitive or plural form of Middle English cha(u)mbre ‘chamber’, ‘room’ (Latin camera), and is synonymous in origin with Chamberlain , but as that office rose in the social scale, this term remained reserved for more humble servants of the bedchamber.

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

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  • Mary E Chambers in household of J W Chambers, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary E Chambers in household of John S Chambers, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Elizabeth Chambers in household of John M Chambers, "United States Census, 1870"

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