|b. 8 November 1774||Newbury VT||[Newbury 509]|
|d. 30 April 1841||[Newbury 509]|
|b. 15 December 1747||Northfield Mass||[Newbury 509]|
|d. 11 June 1832/3||Newbury VT||[Newbury 509]|
8 children: Polly, married Willoughby Corliss; Mindwell, never married; Sarah, b 1783, married Thomas Eames of Northumberland NH; Benjamin; Write; Amity (1788-1860), married William Page; Tural; Abigail, married Joseph Kimball Page of Ryegate.
Married the Widow Eaton, who had three daughters by her former marriage, one of whom [Hannah] married Horace Stebbins, another [Abiah] married as the 2nd wife John Johnson, and a third married a Mr. Webb. Her name was Hannah, born c1753, died 10 May 1838.
[Newbury 695] Horace Stebbens, born 1774, married Hannah [Eaton], born 1774 in Newbury and died 21 July 1847.
[Newbury 588] John (Thomas-2, John-1) Johnson, born 2 April 1776, married 2) Abigail Eaton, who died 18 April 1849.
Conjecture: Widow Hannah Eaton could not be the mother of Polly as her own daughter Hannah was born the same year and Abigail more than likely born after Polly. This must have then been a second marriage for both.
|b. 9 July 1714||Oxford Mass||[Newbury 501]|
|d. 16 October 1784||Newbury VT||[Newbury 501] [Chamberlain2]|
 Abigail Wright
|b. 27 April 1719||[Wright 23]|
|d. after 1784|
RC was born at Oxford Mass and removed to Northfield. Was in Capt Phineas Steven's Co of 60 ment at Charleston NH during the sieg of 1747. In Capt Selah Barnard's Co, Col. Williams' Regiment for the invasion of Canada from March 13 to December 13 1758. Came to Newbury .... He was probably a member of the 1st church as there is a record of several church meetings at his house. Richard and Moses married sisters -- daughters of Remembrance Wright. AW survived her husband, as she is mentioned in 1795 in Samuel White's account book as Widow Richard Chamberlain,
[Chamberlain2] While living in Northfield he helped to build Deacon Alexander's mount or fort, receiving 8 chillings from the town for two days work. He was in Capt Phineas Steven's company in the French and Indian War, 1747, in winter garrison No 4 at Charlestown NH. Later in Capt Selah Barnard's company, Col. William Williams regiment for the reduction of Canada, 13 March to 13 December 1758, with his son Abiel.
He moved with his family to Hinsdale NH in 1755, two years after the town was established. In June 1762, with his wife and 7 children he moved to Newbury VT, the third family in the settlement of the town. Their remaining 6 children came later. They arrived about noon and built a hut before night fell, in which they lived for three months. A large stump in the middle of the hut served as a table. He settled near what became Chamberlains Ferry, on Mushquash Meadow. He was given the privilege of carrying on the ferry over the Connecticut River by vote of the town on 18 May 1773. He was to have three coppers for man and horse, one copper for a man alone, and allow the use of his boat on Sabbath for Newbury and haverhill people to pass and repass to the public worship of God, the boat being made good. In the early days of the settlement several meetings of the church were held in his home. His six sons went with Captain Johnson's company to Saratoga in 1775.
It has been stated that at the age of 61, RC served in a company of Minute Men.
All children but the last three were born in Northfield, the last three in Hinsdale: Abigail, Joseph, Abiel, Uriah, Err, Nathaniel, Benjamin, Rebecca,Louisa, Silas, Richard, Martha, and Eri.
|b. 1689||Sudbury Mass||[Newbury 500]|
|d. 7 November 1780||Northfield Mass||[Newbury 500]|
|m. 31 March 1714||Oxford Mass||[Newbury 500]|
 Elizabeth Hunkins
|d. b1737||[Wright 6]|
[Hunkins1 3] EHC was baptized as an adult in 1706. She was the sister of Thomas Hunkins; they may have been the children of John Hunkins.
[Chamberlain2] NC was supposed to have served in the military company of Capt. Timothy Dwight from Hatfield. They were stationed at Fort Dumner, in what is now Brattleboro Vt. The garrison of 55 men was there for two years, 1725-6. On 11 September 1726, NC was one of a scouting party who were surprised and captured by Indians. They were taken to Canada. It is not known how long he was held prisoner. After his return from captivity, he was granted the privilege of setting up a house an garden in Northfield, 4 March 1728/9.
He is said to have been living in Winchester NH in 1743. It would appear that his wife Elisabeth died before the spring of 1747, when with his wife Martha he moved from Winchester to Suffield Mass. By June 1754, he is said to be of Hinsdale NH where he signed a conveyance of land in Fall Town, the property of his son Nathaniel deceased.
There were 7 children: Richard, Moses, Nathaniel, Elizabeth, Sarah, Anna, and Mary.
|bp. 4 June 1655||Roxbury Mass||[Newbury 500]|
|d. 8 August 1721||Oxford Mass||[Newbury 500]|
|m. 28 October 1682||Sudbury Mass||[TorreyCD]|
 Hannah Gilbert
|b. c1662||[Boston Xpt 26 Sep 1932:5326]|
[Newbury] Soldier in the Narragansett war. With brother Benjamin he removed to Oxford in 1713.
[Hunkins1] gives marriage date as 28 October 1682. JC resided at Oxford.
[Roxbury VR 55] Joseph s. Richard bp 4: 4m: 1655.
[Chamberlain2] JC removed as a child to Sudbury and remained their for some time, then again removed with his brother Benjamin to Oxford and took part in the settlement at that place after the early French settlers had gone away, about the year 1713. His lands were at Bondet Hill. He acquired considerable property. He was one of the first board of selectmen of Oxford.
He served in the conflicts with the Indians, taking part in the famous Swamp Fight of 1675, in consideration of which he had a lot of land in the township set apart for the soldiers of that battle. After his death, his sons Ebenezer, Benjamin and Simon and his daughter Hannah, wife of Joseph Rocket, sold their rights in the tract to their eldest brother Joseph on 18 March 1729/30.
His will is dated 24 March 1720/1 and was proved at Boston 13 April 1722. The entire property was appraised at 306-13-06, of which 220 was for the homestead, outlands and buildings, 10 shillings for books, 4-4-6 for the pewter and brass, and 3-5-0 for thre guns, etc.
|b. c1615||[Chamberlain 110]|
|d. 15 April 1673||Sudbury Mass||[Newbury 500]|
|m. c1652||Roxbury, Co Norfolk||[Chamberlain3 1]|
 Sarah Bugby
|b. c1630||[Chamberlain 110]|
|d. b1672||Sudbury Mass||[Chamberlain3 1]|
[Savage 1:289] Sarah Bugby, daughter of Edward Bugby.
[Chamberlain 110] Roxbury by 1665. Married 1st --; married 2nd SB.
Dewayne E. Perry
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