Patriot Ancestor: Samuel Chamberlain

Patriot Ancestor / Sunday, August 4th, 2013

Patriot Ancestor: Samuel Chamberlain

Samuel Chamberlain was born July 18, 1734, in Holliston, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

He married Margaret Atwood Bullard on May 13, 1755, in Mendon, Wooster County, Massachusetts.  They had two children: A daughter, Rhoda (Chamberlain) Sage, born November 21, 1760, and a son, Samuel Clark Chamberlain, born May 25, 1765.

Samuel Chamberlain enlisted in the Massachusetts Regiment of the Continental Army for three years from Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  He served in 1777-1778 in Valley Forge as a private in Captain Enos Stone’s Company, Samuel Brewer’s Regiment.

Samuel Chamberlain relocated to Colebrook, Litchfield County, Connecticut, and died there after 1792.


Daughters of the American Revolution application 277712;

National Society, Sons of the American Revolution Record Copy, national number 173941;

Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors of the Revolutionary War: 258;

Holliston, Massachusetts Vital Records: 37 (New England Historic Genealogical Society);

Mendon, Connecticut Vital Records: 263;

General and Family History of the State of Connecticut: 2036; search for Samuel Chamberlain, spouse of Margaret Atwood.