Joseph Chamberlain

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Chamberlain was born in 1782, in Canaan, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Joel Chamberlain, was 35 and his mother, Sarah Dean, was 25.

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Joel Chamberlain
1747–1796
Sarah Dean
1757–1811
John Chamberlain
1780–1810
Joseph Chamberlain
1782–
Sarah Chamberlain
1785–
Solomon Chamberlain
1788–1862
Chamberlain
1790–1797
Lewis Chamberlain
1791–1865
Susannah Chamberlain
1792–
Electa Chamberlain Bement
1796–1868

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    World Events (3)

    1783 · A Free America

    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion

    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

    1788 · Connecticut Becomes the 5th State

    Connecticut became a state on January 9, 1788. In 1650, before it was a state, the boundary of Connecticut ran north from the westside of Greenwich Bay and the coast of the Pacific Ocean. During the 1600s, Westmoreland County was in Connecticut when the boundaries were changed Westmoreland County went to Pennsylvania.

    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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