A genealogical record of the descendants of Benjamin Chamberlain, of Sussex County, New Jersey: together with brief historical and biographical sketches ...

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Printed at the Eagle Office, 1907 - 104 pages
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Page 27 - York city. He was a distinguished surgeon in the Civil War. He served on the battlefield at Bull Run, where he won the reputation of being a cool and skillful surgeon. Later he was ordered to Carver's hospital as surgeon in charge, where he remained until the close of the war, when he was ordered to Brownsville, Texas. While there he was appointed medical surveyor of the Gulf district, remaining eighteen months. From that time up to his death, September 23, 1887, he was located in Boston and Hanover,...
Page 94 - On the seventh day, when the heart of the king was merry with wine, he commanded Mehuman, Biztha, Harbona, Bigtha, and Abagtha, Zethar, and Carcas, the seven chamberlains that served in the presence of Ahasuerus the king...
Page iii - Europe during the latter half of the eighteenth century and the first part of the nineteenth. New Haven, Yale university press [etc., etc.], 1920. xix, 288 p. illus. Bibliography: p. [271.1-276. Buck, Albert H. The growth of medicine from the earliest times to about 1800.
Page 94 - the king's chamberlain," was entirely different from this (Acts xii. 20). It was a post of honor which involved great intimacy and influence with the king. The margin of our version gives "that was over the king's bedchamber.
Page 62 - Pa., where he added 121 converts to the church. His subsequent pastorates have been: Stockholm, NJ. 1874. Unionville and Westtown, NY, 1875. In 1876. he attended Wyoming Seminary. Kingston, Pa. He was appointed to Hamburg and Ogdeusburg.
Page 49 - It is said that he was taken sick at the house of his son-in-law, John McClenen, in the night; got up, put on his shoes and went out doors. On coming into the house, he laid down and "died with his shoes on.
Page 94 - Officially, chamberlain is an officer having charge of the private chambers of a nobleman or monarch. One of the high officers of a court. A...
Page 50 - He also engaged in fanning, and owned and operated a grist mill, plaster mill and saw mill at Milton, and also a saw mill at Petersburg. About 1840, he built a distillery at Petersburg and operated it until his death. His landed property consisted of oOO or more acres. His death was caused by a wheel in the distillery fallin» on him breaking both his legs, from effects of wliicb he died.
Page xvii - MEMORY OF BENJAMIN CHAMBERLAIN, WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE NOVEMBER 29, 1816 AGED 69 YEARS Now stop and think as you pass by This is the ground where yon must lie ])eath and the grave your doom must be О think on death and follow me.

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