When Thomas Taylor Chamberlain was born on 21 February 1810, in Queniborough, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Chamberlain, was 24 and his mother, Mary Taylor, was 26. He married Elizabeth Jackson on 21 November 1836, in Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Leicester St Margaret, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 9 December 1891, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.
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.
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