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Robert William Chambers (1865 - 1933)

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Robert William Chambers
Born in Brooklyn, New York, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married in New York, New Yorkmap
Died in New York, New York, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 23 Nov 2013
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Robert William Chambers was born on 26 May 1865 in Brooklyn, New York, United States.[1][2][3] Robert was the child of William P Chambers and Caroline Boughton.[3]

1870 Census

In the 1870 United States census, Robert Chambers was 5-yrs old. He was living in New York with his parents William B Chambers and Caroline B Chambers, and his brother Walter B Chambers.[3]


Robert Chambers married Elsie Vaughn Moler on 11 July 1898 in the District of Columbia, United States.[2]

1920 United States census

In the 1920 United States census, Robert was married to Elsie M Chambers. They were living in Manhattan, New York, United States. His occupation was listed as author. They had one son Robert H Chambers (born about 1900 in New York).[4]


Robert was a noted author.[5]


Robert died on 16 Dec 1933 in Manhattan, New York, United States.[6]


Robert Chamber was buried at the Broadalbin-Mayfield Rural Cemetery, Broadalbin, Fulton County, New York, USA (Plot: Chambers Vault; 2 -0405).[7]


  1. Passport application. Robert W Chambers, US passport issued 17 Apr 1886. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Washington D.C.; NARA Series: Passport Applications, 1795-1905; Roll #: 281; Volume #: Roll 281 - 01 Apr 1886-30 Apr 1886
  2. 2.0 2.1 "District of Columbia Marriages, 1830-1921," database, FamilySearch ( : 6 December 2014), Robert W. Chambers and Elsie Vaughn Moler, 11 Jul 1898; citing District Of Columbia, reference Bk.50, #5383; FHL microfilm 2,108,215.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 17 October 2014), Robert W Chambers in household of Wm B Chambers, New York, United States; citing p. 194, family 1424, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,451.
  4. Robert W Chambers. Year: 1920; Census Place: Manhattan Assembly District 15, New York, New York; Roll: T625_1213; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 1089; Image: 793. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2010.
  5. Wikipedia [Robert_W._Chambers]
  6. Robert W Chambers. Death Date: 16 Dec 1933 Death Place: Manhattan, New York, USA Certificate Number: 26769 New York, New York, Death Index, 1862-1948 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2014.
  7. Find a Grave Record #60866515 Robert William Chambers


Wayne Elliott created WikiTree profile Chambers-1807 through the import of Galloway Family Tree.ged on Nov 20, 2013.

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