Biography of Ebenezer Chamberlin
Franklin County, VT Biographies





Chamberlin, Ebenezer, born in 1754 at Great Meadows, Mass., came to Burlington, Vt., before 1790. He served in the Revolutionary war. He married Patty Howe and they had fourteen children, of whom two sons, Maynard and John, served as soldiers in the War of 1812 and were at Plattsburgh, and another son, Henry, settled in Sheldon, where he was engaged in business as a tanner and shoemaker. Henry Chamberlin was one of the leading men of his town. He married Desire Ripley, and they had eleven children, one of whom, Henry B., married Priscilla Bliss, a descendant of the Rev. John Bliss who settled in Hebron, Conn., in 1713. They have four children: John E., Henry L., E. K., and Emma E. John E. Chamberlin, born in 1843, enlisted, July 15, 1863, in Company G, Sixth Vermont Volunteers. He was wounded September 19, 1864, at Winchester, and on October 19th was wounded at the battle of Cedar Creek. September 23, 1864, he was promoted corporal, and January 3, 1865, was made sergeant, serving as such to the close of the war. He married Annette Bliss, daughter of William Bliss. They have four children.

From:
History of Franklin and Grand Isle Counties Vermont
Edited by: Lewis Cass Aldrich
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y.
1891


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