William Eli Chamberlain
Born 11 OCT 1849 Indiana

Samuel Bollard Chamberlain
8 NOV 182423 AUG 1897
Esther Moore
6 JUN 182521 NOV 1896

Cynthia I. Davis
JUN 1852
Married 24 SEP 1873 Dearborn County, Indiana

Other Facts
Residence 1900 Lawrenceburg, IN

W. E. CHAMBERLAIN, (listed in the book as a typo - Chaberlain) furniture dealer, Moore's Hill, Ind., was born in Johnson County, Ind., October 11, 1849. His parents were Rev. Samuel B. and Esther (MOORE) CHAMBERLAIN, natives of England and Kentucky, respectively; the former, born in Northamptonshire, November 8, 1824, son of David and Elizabeth (BOLLARD) CHAMBERLAIN, also natives of England, where the former died in 1828, the latter subsequently immigrating to Ohio, where she departed this life in 1882. Their children were Daniel B., Isaac C. and Samuel B., the father of our subject, the eldest member of the family. He, in 1835, immigrated with his uncle, Benjamin BOLLARD to Ashtabula County, Ohio, and was there educated at the Kingsville Academy, and in 1848 went to Marion County, Indiana, where he engaged in teaching school for a number of years, and was there married, December 21, 1848, to the above Esther MOORE, a native of Campbell County, Ky., born June 6, 1825, a daughter of Alexander and Rhoda (MINOR) MOORE. In 1851 Mr. CHAMBERLAIN moved to Greenwood, Johnson Co., Ind., where he engaged in teaching school and selling goods, and in 1853 was licensed to preach in the methodist Episcopal Church of that place, having united with the church in 1850. In 1855 he was taken into the southeastern Indiana Conference, in which he served about ten years. In 1859 he began reading medicine, and in 1861 began the practice of medicine, which he has since pursued. In 1862 he moved to Manchester, Dearborn Co, Ind., and in 1884 to Moore's Hill, where he now resides. He is at present a member of the Baptist Church, in which he is an ordained minister, having united with them in 1883, and was ordained February 14, 1885. He was united in marriage, September 24, 1873, to Cynthia I. DAVIS, a daughter of Isaac and Narcissa (AKENS) DAVIS. In October, 1883, Mr. CHAMBERLAIN moved to Moore's Hill and established his present business, which he has since pursued. He is an accommodating and enterprising citizen, and is highly respected in his community. Mr. and Mrs. CHAMBERLAIN are the parents of five children, viz.: William E., John C. (deceased), Charles W., Clara E. (deceased), and George C. (deceased).


According to the 1900 census, William and Cynthia never had any children.

Indiana Marriages 1869 - 1899
Dearborn County Indiana
bks. 12-15 Part I Grooms Part II Brides Compiled by Ruth M. Slevin 1976
County: Dearborn
Name: Cynthia E. Davis
Spouse: William C. Chamberlain
Marriage Date: 24 Sep 1873
Book: 12
Original Source Page: 490

I believe this is their marriage record, but middle initials don't agree.

The Lawrenceburg Press
Thurs., Jan. 4, 1900 edition
'Dearborn Lodge, K. of P.'
"On Thursday evening Dearborn lodge, Knights of Pythias, held its annual election of officers, as follows: Argus McCright, Chancellor commander. Harry Wade, vice chancellor. O.J. Zimmer, prelate. M.T. Walker, master of finance. Ellsworth Davis, inner guard. A.E. Jackson, outer guard. J.G. McKinney, master of excequer. Joseph Gould, master of work. H.B. Herrick, keeper of records and seal. Santford Tuthill, representative to grand lodge. John Ruby, alternate. W.E. Chamberlain, trustee."

23 Sept 1892
Notarized by HANSON D. MOORE
This indenture witnesseth, that WILLIAM E. CHAMBERLAIN and CYNTHIA I CHAMBERLAIN, his wife, of Dearborn County, in the State of Indiana convey and warrant to ELSWORTH DAVIS of Dearborn County, in the State of Indiana for the sum of Fifty dollars the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, the followign real estate, in Dearborn County, in the State of Indiana, to wit: lot number Four (4) in block number Five (5), Dashiells addition to the town of Moores Hill laid out on the North East quarter of Section Ten (10) Town Six (6), Range Three (3), West.