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Posted by: Bobby J Chamberlain (ID *****2796) Date: July 31, 2005 at 09:41:23
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Thompson Chamberlain (c1797-1884) was the son of Jeremiah and Margaret (Carmichael) Chamberlain, of Grainger Co., TN. He m. Mary West (c1799-aft. 1880) in Grainger Co. in 1818 and lived for a time in Knox Co. Like his younger brother James T., Thompson moved his family to Johnson Co., MO, in the mid-1830s and then to TX in the late 1840s. He and Mary settled in Travis Co.

Following is a tentative chronology of Thompson's life, pieced together from on-line and published sources.

Thompson Chamberlain: Chronology

1797?: Born, TN
1818: Married Mary West, Grainger Co., TN (28 Jul.)
1819?: Birth of son James
1820?: Birth of son Jeremiah
1819/1822: Birth of daughter C. Elizabeth, TN
1825: Birth of son ? (died in infancy)
1826: Birth of daughter Martha Jane, TN (30 Apr.)
1826: Birth of daughter ? (died in infancy)
1827: Birth of son Samuel West, TN
1830: Census, Knox Co., TN
1832: Tax List, Knox Co., TN; Bondsman, Marriage of Edw. West to Elizabeth Gillmore, Grainger Co., TN (1 Mar.; called “Thomas Chamberlain”)
1835: Moved to Johnson Co., MO
1836: Birth of son Andrew, MO
1838: Two Land Patents of 80 acres and 39 24/100 acres (7 Sep)
1840: Census, Warrensburg, Johnson Co., MO
1840: Birth of son Sterling W. (24 Aug.)
1845: Land Patent of 45 acres (1 Jul.)
1850: Census, Travis Co., TX
1860: Census, Travis Co., TX
1870: Census, Travis Co., TX
1880: Census, Travis Co., TX
1884: Died, Manor, Travis Co., TX


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