James Thomas Chamberlin

13 March 1847–7 January 1889 (Age 41)
Forked River, Ocean, New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of James Thomas

When James Thomas Chamberlin was born on 13 March 1847, in Forked River, Ocean, New Jersey, United States, his father, Joseph Folten Chamberlin, was 34 and his mother, Amy Wilbert, was 30. He married Susannah Agnes Alston on 23 July 1882, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Union Township, Ocean, New Jersey, United States in 1850. He died on 7 January 1889, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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James Thomas Chamberlin
Susannah Agnes Alston
Marriage: 23 July 1882
Lulu Chamberlin
Gertrude Maud Chamberlin
Thomas Roscoe Chamberlin

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 July 1882Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    Age 3
    Founded in 1850
    Age 14
    No Civil War battles took place within the state boundaries of New Jersey, but its citizens participated extensively in the war. Volunteers that were turned away ended up serving in the militias of nearby states like Pennsylvania and New York. Whenever President Lincoln requested more troops, New Jersey responded quickly. In total, the state contributed over 88,000 soldiers (6,000 of which died).
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Chamberlain .French: occupational name for an official in charge of the private chambers of his master, from Old French chamberlenc ‘chamberlain’. See also Chamberlain and compare above.

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

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    Sources (24)

    • James T Chamberlin in household of Joseph Chamberlin, "United States Census, 1850"
    • James T. Champberlain, "United States Western States Marriage Index"
    • James T Chamberlin in entry for Sussanna Agnes Chamberlin, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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