Caldwell C Chamberlain

Brief Life History of Caldwell C

When Caldwell C Chamberlain was born on 30 March 1824, in Guilford, Chenango, New York, United States, his father, Calvin C. Chamberlain, was 30 and his mother, Wealthy Deming, was 29. He married Frances S D Parker in 1846, in Amsterdam, Montgomery, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Chenango, New York, United States in 1870. He died on 5 July 1908, in Guilford, Chenango, New York, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Mount Upton, Guilford, Chenango, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Caldwell C Chamberlain
1824–1908
Frances S D Parker
1827–1898
Marriage: 1846
Wyatt E Chamberlain
1848–1878
Charles J. Chamberlain
1854–1933
Dencie G Chamberlin
1858–1921
Catherine M. 'Katie' Chamberlain
1866–1949

Sources (10)

  • Coll Chamberlain in household of Olen J Richmond, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Caldwell C Chamberlain, "New York, State Death Index, 1880-1956"
  • Calvin C Chamberlan, "United States Census, 1900"

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

1846

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

Name Meaning

English: status name from Old French chambrelain, Norman French cambrelanc, cambrelen(c) ‘chamberlain’ (of ancient 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, but is so widespread in late medieval England that it must sometimes have been used of people of more ordinary status, perhaps as a nickname for an officious or self-important person or for someone who played the role of chamberlain in a folk play, tableau, or ceremony. Compare Chancellor for a possible similar usage.

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

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