CHAMBERLIN, William

Male 1736 - 1817  (80 years)


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  • Name CHAMBERLIN, William 
    Born 25 Sep 1736  New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Biography
    • From Bell's History of Northumberland County 1891: WILLIAM CHAMBERLIN was born in New Jersey, September 25, 1736. He was a lieutenant colonel in the New Jersey militia, and served in the Revolutionary war. He was married in 1758 to Miss Tinbrook, who bore him seven children. March 3, 1771, he married Ann Park, who bore him four children, and died November 12, 1779. In 1782 he married Margaret Park, and by her were born four children. She died April 29, 1791, and August 16, 1794, he married Ann Mary Kimble, and to this union were born eight children. He was twenty-three years of age at the birth of his first child, and seventy-six years of age at the birth of his twenty-third child. He died August 21, 1817. His oldest son Lewis, while on a visit to his father, was killed at the battle of Germantown October 4, 1777, by a cannon ball. About 1792 he removed to Buffalo valley and purchased six hundred acres of land, in what is now Kelly township, Union county, where he lived in prosperity until his death. He was a prominent member of the Baptist church. His last wife came of an old family. She was familiar with Washington Irving, George Washington, and others. She was a member of the Presbyterian church, and having a very retentive memory, committed many chapters of the Bible to memory. She died, March 4, 1595.
    Biography
    • William Chamberlin was a native of New Jersey, born Sept. 25, 1736, in Hunterdon county. He was a lieutenant colonel in the New Jersey militia, and served as such in the Revolutionary war. Having a soldier's warrant, about 1792 he removed to Buffalo valley and purchased six hundred acres of land at what is Hoffa's Mill, in what is now Kelly township, Union county, where he lived in prosperity until his death. The original mill there was erected by his Son William. He was a prominent member of the Baptist Church, and died Aug. 21, 1817.
    Widowed 29 Apr 1770 
    Widowed 29 Apr 1791 
    _UID CF039FEE865F6744B90D33883E6084F082B9 
    Died 21 Aug 1817 
    Person ID I620  Milton Families
    Last Modified 7 Aug 2016 

    Family 1 TINBROOK, Elizabeth,   b. 23 Aug 1740,   d. 29 Apr 1770  (Age 29 years) 
    Married 8 Jun 1758 
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F478  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 PARK, Ann,   b. 1762,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 3 Mar 1771 
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F479  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 PARK, Margaret,   d. 29 Apr 1791 
    Married 1782 
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F480  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 4 KIMBLE, Ann Mary,   b. 28 Nov 1769,   d. 4 Mar 1859  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 16 Aug 1794 
    Children 
    +1. CHAMBERLIN, Moses,   b. 8 Nov 1812, Union, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1902, Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F178  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S11] Bell's History of Northumberland County PA 1891, Page 980.

    2. [S14] Floyd's History of Northumberland County, PA 1911, 367.