When Dorothy Chambers was born on 14 July 1821, in Alnwick, Northumberland, England, her father, Robert Chambers I, was 41 and her mother, Margaret Garratt, was 37. She married Joseph Flitcroft Birch on 27 May 1851, in Manchester Our Lady-St George and St Denys, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Kane, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 13 February 1896, in Price, Carbon, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Price City Cemetery, Price, Carbon, Utah, United States.
from Middle English chaumbre ‘room (in a house); reception room in a palace or official building’ (Old French chambre). It is identical in implied function with the Chamberlain , which denoted an official: to pay in cameram was to pay into the exchequer, of which the camerarius or chamberer was in charge. The surname also applied to clerks employed there. As the office of Chamberlain rose in the social scale, this term remained reserved for more humble servants of the bedchamber or private quarters.
(of Norman origin): habitational name from Les Chambres, Manche (France).
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