Biography of Samuel Chambers
Allen County, OH Biographies

SAMUEL CHAMBERS, farmer and cider manufacturer. P. O. Lima, was born in Franklin County, Penn., April 7, 1819, aud is a son of Robert and Catherine (Hise) Chambers, the former a native of Virginia and of English descent, the latter a native of Germany. Our subject was reared in his native county where he remained until eighteen years of age, when he removed with his parents to Miami Count. Ohio. He was married May 28, 1844, to Harriet, daughter of John K. and Susan (Krebs) Miller, of Miami County, formerly of Maryland. The issue of this union was nine children: Absolom. Sarah J. (deceased wife of Newton D. Hadsell), Catherine. (wife of George Smith), Eli (married to Katurah Spaugler of Henry County, Ohio), Susan deceased wife of Henry D. Miller), John (deceased , Emma (wife of Joseph M. Brower), George, and Harriet L. Mr. Chambers was a resident of Miami County up to 1852, when he came to Allen County and located in Bath Township on the farm he now occupies, which was originally settled by Moses McClure. He was a manufacturer of sorghum for several years. and since 1879 has been quite extensively engaged in the manufacture of cider. Mr; and Mrs. Chambers are members of the German Baptist Church, of which he is one of the visiting brethren. In politics he is a Republican.

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