Frances Eliza Chamberlain

1851–5 July 1883 (Age 32)
Beachburg, Whitewater Region, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Frances Eliza

When Frances Eliza Chamberlain was born in 1851, in Beachburg, Whitewater Region, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada, her father, Nathaniel Chamberlain, was 37 and her mother, Myra Ann Sherman, was 29. She married Henry White on 3 January 1872, in Renfrew, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Westmeath, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. She died on 5 July 1883, in Beachburg, Whitewater Region, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 32.

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Family Time Line

Henry White
Frances Eliza Chamberlain
Marriage: 3 January 1872
Eliza White
Mary White
Phoebe White
Thomas Henry White
William White
Charles F White

Spouse and Children

3 January 1872
Renfrew, Ontario, Canada


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World Events (4)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 16

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.

Age 18


Age 20

British Columbia joins the confederation.

Name Meaning

English: status name from Old French chambrelain, Norman French cambrelanc, cambrelen(c) ‘chamberlain’ (of 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.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Francis White in household of Henry White, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • S. Chamberlain in entry for Thomas White, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Frances Chamberlin in entry for Eliza White, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"

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