Walter Hinman Chamberlain

5 May 1879–1947
Clarinda, Page, Iowa, United States

The Life of Walter Hinman

When Walter Hinman Chamberlain was born on 5 May 1879, in Clarinda, Page, Iowa, United States, his father, Thomas Chamberlain, was 47 and his mother, Charlette Louisa Hinman, was 40. He married Pheroby Nelson on 30 April 1906, in Buchanan, Missouri, United States. He lived in Pritchett, Baca, Colorado, United States in 1930. He was buried in Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States.

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Walter Hinman Chamberlain
Pheroby Nelson
Marriage: 30 April 1906

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30 April 1906
Buchanan, Missouri, United States

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

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.

Age 6

Historical Boundaries - 1885: El Paso, Colorado, United States
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 19

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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)

  • Walter H Chamberlaine, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Walter Chamberlain in household of Tom Chamberlain, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Walter Hinman Chamberlain, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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