CHAMBERLIN, William B.

CHAMBERLIN, William B.

Male 1841 - 1918  (76 years)

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  • Name CHAMBERLIN, William B. 
    Born 19 Dec 1841  Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census (desc) 1850  Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1860  Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census (desc) 1870  Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    working as a lumber manufacturer 
    Census (desc) 1880  Turbot Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    working as a lumber dealer 
    Census (desc) 1900  Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    living at 23 N Front St. and working as a cigar salesman 
    Census 1910  Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Biography
    • William B. Chamberlin, son of Moses, was born Dec. 19, 1841, at Milton, Pa. For years he has been one of the notably successful business men of the upper end of the county, having been from 1867 to 1885 engaged in the lumber business at Northumberland as junior member of the firm of Chamberlin, Frick & Co. In 1885 he became connected with the Reid Tobacco Company, of Milton, of which corporation he is vice-president and he makes his home in the borough, where the business with which he is identified ranks among the most important concerns. He married Margaret Sanderson Lawson, daughter of W. C. and Hannah (Sanderson) Lawson, and they have had three children, all sons, namely: William L., a mining engineer, now located in Scranton, Pa.; Harry W. and James S., who is connected with the American Car & Foundry Company, of Manchester, England.
    _UID C391745375D67142B53BEDDE736BF206AAC8 
    Died 8 Jun 1918  Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Person ID I46  Milton Families
    Last Modified 7 Aug 2016 

    Father 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) 
    Mother WATSON, Jane Hannah,   b. 24 Sep 1813,   d. 7 May 1890, Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 1840 
    Family ID F21  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family LAWSON, Margaret Sanderson,   b. 28 Jan 1848, Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1912, Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Children 
    +1. CHAMBERLIN, William Lawson,   b. 19 Jan 1871, Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1936, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    +2. CHAMBERLIN, Harry Watson,   b. 29 Aug 1872, Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1934, Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
    +3. CHAMBERLIN, James Sanderson,   b. 13 Jun 1875, Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1937, Summerville, Dorchester, South Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     4. CHAMBERLIN, Charles,   b. 1881,   d. 1891, Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 10 years)
    Last Modified 3 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F18  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
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    William_B_Chamberlain.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] Census - U.S., Image 18.

    2. [S2] Census - U.S., Image 5.

    3. [S2] Census - U.S., Image 17 Ward 2.

    4. [S2] Census - U.S., Image 2 Ward 2 and Image 17 Ward 2.

    5. [S4] Gravestone.

    6. [S15] Obituary, Altoona Tribune, June 11, 1918 Page 8.