Descendants of Richard Chamberlain



First Generation


1. Richard Chamberlain 1 2, son of Richard Chamberlaine, was born about 1600 in Hingham, Norfolk, ENG 1 and died on 12 Feb 1672/73 in Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA 1.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Emigrant Ancestor; 1642; Braintree, Norfolk Co., MA.

Richard married Sarah Bugbee, daughter of Edward Bugby and Rebecca Unknown (Bugby), in 1650 in Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA. (Sarah Bugbee was born in 1630 in Ipswich, co. Suffolk, Eng, baptized on 4 Jul 1655 and died on 30 Mar 1672 in Prob Sudbury, Middlesex, MA.)

Documented events in her life were:

1. Immigration; 1634; Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA 3 4. Listed as a passenger, age 4, on the FRANCIS which left Ipswich, England in April 1634, along with parents Edward & Rebecca Bugbye, bound for Roxbury.

2. Church Membership; 22 Feb 1667/68; Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA 5 6. Excommunicated from the church for "gross lying railing, false accusing, notorious Covetousness and a malicious spirit against her relations & sowing discord amongst them, & she not manifesting any remorse or godly sorrow for ye same.."

3. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 26 Nov 1668; Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA 7. Legacy of her father's 10 acre Town Lott, plus 28.5 acres elsewhere.

Documented events in their marriage were:

1. CR - Baptism of Child; 4 Jun 1665; Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA 8. Benjamin, s. Richard

2. CR - Baptism of Child; 28 Jan 1665/66; Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA 8. Mehetabel, d. Richard


Children from this marriage were:

+ 2 M    i. Benjamin Chamberlain 1 2 was born about 1655 in Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA 9, was baptized on 4 Jun 1665 in Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA 1 10 and died about 1736 in Colchester, New London Co., CT.
   3 M    ii. Joseph Chamberlain 9 11 was born about 1663 in Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA 9, was baptized on 4 Jun 1665 in Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA 12 and died on 8 Aug 1721 in Oxford, Worchester Co., MA 9.

Documented events in his life were:

1. CR - Baptism; 4 Jun 1665; Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA 12.

   4 F    iii. Mary Chamberlain 9 13 was born about 1657 in Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA 9 and was baptized on 4 Jun 1665 in Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA 12.

Documented events in her life were:

1. CR - Baptism; 4 Jun 1665; Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA 12.

2. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 16 Nov 1668; Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA 7. Received 9 as a legacy from her grandfather, Edward Bugby.

   5 F    iv. Rebecca Chamberlain 9 13 was born about 1659 in Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA 9 and was baptized on 4 Jun 1665 in Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA 14.

Documented events in her life were:

1. CR - Baptism; 4 Jun 1665; Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA 14.

2. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 26 Nov 1668; Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA 7. Received 9 as a legacy from her grandfather, Edward Bugby.

   6 F    v. Ann Chamberlain 9 13 was born about 1661 in Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA 9, was baptized on 4 Jun 1665 in Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA 10 and died before 1673 9.

Documented events in her life were:

1. CR - Baptism; 4 Jun 1765; Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA 10.

   7 F    vi. Mehitable Chamberlain 13 was born on 28 Jan 1665/66 in Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA.

Documented events in her life were:

1. CR - Baptism; 28 Jan 1665/66; Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA 8. Mehetabel, d. Richard, bp. 28 : 11m : 1665-6

   8 F    vii. Elizabeth Chamberlain 9 was born about 1668 in Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA 9.
   9 M    viii. Daniel Chamberlain 9 was born about 1670 in Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA 9.

Second Generation (Children)


2. Benjamin Chamberlain 1 2 (Richard1) was born about 1655 in Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA 9, was baptized on 4 Jun 1665 in Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA 1 10 and died about 1736 in Colchester, New London Co., CT.

Documented events in his life were:

1. CR - Baptism; 4 Jun 1665; Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA 15. Benjamin Chamberlain, s. Richard, bp. 4 : 4m : 1665

2. Military Service; 19 May 1676; Upper Falls of the Connecticut River, MA 16. Listed in 1736 as being among those who fought under Capt. Wm. Turner against the Indians in the Falls Fight.

3. Town Service; 30 Dec 1717; Colchester, New London Co., CT 17. "further voted to Give Benjamin Chamberin ten shillings for beathing the Drum ye year Past" [could possibly refer to the son, Benjamin]

Benjamin married Sarah Ball, daughter of John Ball and Elizabeth Pierce, on 5 Jun 1677 in Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA. (Sarah Ball was born in 1655 in Norwich, Norfolk, Eng 18 and died after 1723 in Prob Colchester, New London, CT.)


Children from this marriage were:

   10 F    i. Rebecca Chamberlain 2 was born about 1686 in Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA and died on 22 Aug 1753 in Hebron, Tolland Co., CT.

Rebecca married Jonathan Tillotson 19 21, son of Jonathan Tillotson and Mary Jones, on 19 Aug 1707 in Hebron, Tolland Co., CT 19 20. (Jonathan Tillotson was born on 26 Oct 1684 in Lyme, New London, CT 19 21 and died on 24 Aug 1753 in Hebron, Tolland Co., CT 19.)

   11 M    ii. Joseph Chamberlain .

Documented events in his life were:

1. Deed; 9 Apr 1709; Colchester, New London Co., CT 22. To all people wo whome these presenc shall Com Joseph Chamberlin of the Towne of Colechester in the Countie of hartford in har Majesties Colonie of Conettecot in New england sendeth greeting know ye that the sd Joseph Chamberlin for & in Consideration of the sum of nineteen pownds Currant Mony well & truly payd or legally secuerd to be payd from samuell dickerson of the town of hadley in the Countie of hamshier in har Majesties prouince of the Masachusets in Newengland aforsd *** & lastly that he the said Joseph Chamberlain & his heigrs hall & will at the reasonabel request & at the propper Cost & Charges in the law of him the said Samuell dickerson his heigrs & assignes from time to time make due perform or execute or Cause to be made don performed & executed all & euery such further grants acts & assucrences in the law for the further better & more perfect isuering and suer makeing of the sd before bargained land & premeses unto the said Samuell dickerson his heigrs & assigns for euer acording to the true intent & Meaning of these prescence as by the sd Samuell Dickerson his heigrs or asignes or his or thair Counsell larned in the law shall reasonabelly be deuised aduised & required in testimony wharof the sd Joseph Chamberlin hath hearunto set to his hand & seal this ninth day of aprell in the eighth year of the Reign of our souerran Lady ann : of england Scotland franc & Ierland Queen &c Anoqua Domini 1709. JOSEPH CHAMBERLIN
Signed & sealed in the presence of vs witneses John Day Joseph pratt.

2. Town Office; 30 Dec 1717; Colchester, New London Co., CT 17. Chosen as a town selectman

3. Town Office; 22 Dec 1718; Colchester, New London Co., CT 17. Chosen Town Constable.

4. VR - Birth of Child; 20 Oct 1721; Colchester, New London Co., CT 23. Birth of Lidia daughter to Joseph Chamberlain

5. VR - Birth of Child; 11 Apr 1724; Colchester, New London Co., CT 23. Birth of Joseph, son of Joseph Chamberlain

6. VR - Birth of Child; 8 Feb 1725/26; Colchester, New London Co., CT 23. Birth of Job, son of Joseph Chamberlain

7. VR - Birth of Child; 1 Jul 1729; Colchester, New London Co., CT 23. Birth of Jonathan, son of Joseph Chamberlain.

8. VR - Death of Child; 30 Sep 1729; Colchester, New London Co., CT 23. Death of Jonathan, son of Joseph Chamberlain, age 3 months

9. VR - Birth of Child; 22 Feb 1729/30; Colchester, New London Co., CT 23. Birth of Jonathan, 2d of that name, son of Joseph Chamberlain.

10. VR - Death of Child; 3 Mar 1729/30; Colchester, New London Co., CT 23. Death of Jonathan, 2d of that name, son of Joseph Chamberlain

11. VR - Death of Spouse; 3 Mar 1729/30; Colchester, New London Co., CT 23. Lidiah the wife of Joseph Chamberlin Dyed March 3d, 1730 [the same day as her newborn son]

   12 M    iii. Benjamin Chamberlain was born on 29 Jun 1679 in Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA 18.
   13 F    iv. Sarah Chamberlain was born on 14 Dec 1681 in Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA 18.
   14 F    v. Abigail Chamberlain was born on 10 Apr 1683 in Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA 18.
   15 M    vi. John Chamberlain was born on 30 Mar 1686 in Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA 18.
   16 M    vii. Daniel Chamberlain was born in 1688 in Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA 18.


Sources


1. Benjamin Chamberlain, Richard Chamberlain of Braintree, 1642, (http://www.livingonline.com/~welmar/wes.html).

2. Shirl R. Weight.

3. FRANCIS Passenger List, (http://www.primenet.com/~langford/spls/634ne003.htm#Francis [8 Jul 2000]).

4. Charles Edward Banks, The Planters of the Commonwealth; A Study of the Emigrants & Emigration in Colonial Times: to which are added Lists of Passengers to Boston and to the Bay Colony; the Ships which Brought Them; Their English Homes, and the Places of Their Settlement in Massachusetts, 1620-1640, (1930). p 122.

5. Roxbury Church Records, ([courtesy of Sylvia J. Bugbee; ).

6. transcribed by William B. Trask, Rev. Samuel Danford's Records of the First Church in Roxbury, Mass., (New England Historical & Genealogical Register, October 1880, Vol 34, p 359 & subsequent).

7. Trask, William B., Abstracts of the Earliest Wills on Record and on the Files of the County of Suffolk, Mass., (New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Vol 2, Jan 1848, p 102 & subsequent).

8. Vital Records of Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA, (Search & Research CD). Vol 1, p 56.

9. Bullard, Edgar J., Bullard and Allied Families, (Detroit 1930.) p 181.

10. Vital Records of Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA, (Search & Research CD). p 54.

11. James Savage, A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, 4 Vols., (Baltimore Genealogical Publishing Co., c. 1981). Vol 1, p 354.

12. Vital Records of Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA, (Search & Research CD). p 55.

13. James Savage, A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, 4 Vols., (Baltimore Genealogical Publishing Co., c. 1981). Vol I, p 354.

14. Vital Records of Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA, (Search & Research CD). p 56.

15. ibid. Vol 1, p 54.

16. Rev. George M. Bodge, Soldiers in King Philip's War, (New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Vol 43, July 1889, p 259-279). 41:211; citing 'A List of ye Soldiers yt were in ye Fall Fight under Capt. Wm. Turner, approved off by ye Committee of ye Gen. Court (Dated June 1736).

17. Taintor, Charles, Extracts From the Records of Colchester, With Some Transcripts From the Recording of Michaell Taintor, (Hartford, 1864). p 18.

18. Descendants of Lawrence Ball Genealogical Database, ( http://www.cs.unm.edu/sheppard-bin/igmget.cgi/n=ball?I13571 (08/25/98)).

19. The Tillotson Project, (http://www.tillotson.net/).

20. The Barbour Collection, (The Connecticut Nutmegger; on-going series). Hebron, p 141.

21. Hartford Historical Society, Saybrook CT Vital Records, (1948). p 4.

22. Taintor, Charles, Extracts From the Records of Colchester, With Some Transcripts From the Recording of Michaell Taintor, (Hartford, 1864). p 68-69.

23. ibid. p 98.

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