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.
Robert Chambers married Elsie Vaughn Moler on 11 July 1898 in the District of Columbia, United States.
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).
Robert died on 16 Dec 1933 in Manhattan, New York, United States.
Robert Chamber was buried at the Broadalbin-Mayfield Rural Cemetery, Broadalbin, Fulton County, New York, USA (Plot: Chambers Vault; 2 -0405).
↑ 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
↑ 2.02.1 "District of Columbia Marriages, 1830-1921," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FWM4-J8G : 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.
↑ 3.03.13.2 "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M8NF-YN8 : 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.
↑ 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: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
↑ 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: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Robert by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Robert: