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Chamberlain, Henry, active 1842

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1824

According to pages 523-529 of A Twentieth Century History of Berrien County Michigan by Judge Orville W. Coolidge, Henry Chamberlain was born to Moses Chamberlain and Mary Foster in Pembroke, New Hampshire, on 17 March 1924. In 1843, he and his family moved to Three Oaks, in Berrien County, Michigan, where he owned land on which to make a farm. In 1854, he entered the mercantile business and eventually politics where he continued to be active until his passing in 1904. He married Sarah Jane Nash in 1851 who later died in 1852. Following her passing, he remarried Rebecca Van De Vanter Ames in 1856. He had three children, Mary, who became the wife of E. K. Warren, Rebecca

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Chamberlain & Co

 Item — Box: 22, Object: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Edward K. Warren was born in Vermont in 1847 and moved to Three Oaks in Berrien County, Michigan in 1858 with his parents. In 1883, Edward established the Warren Featherbone Company after recognizing a market for improved corset materials. After securing a patent, Edward began producing "featherbone," an alternative to pricey and frail whalebone. Featherbone was made from pointer feathers discarded by regional feather duster factories. Warren opened his first featherbone factory in Three Oaks....
Dates: Record Keeping: 1835-1934

Chamberlain & McKie Inventory Book, 1868-1879

 Item — Box: 39, Object: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Edward K. Warren was born in Vermont in 1847 and moved to Three Oaks in Berrien County, Michigan in 1858 with his parents. In 1883, Edward established the Warren Featherbone Company after recognizing a market for improved corset materials. After securing a patent, Edward began producing "featherbone," an alternative to pricey and frail whalebone. Featherbone was made from pointer feathers discarded by regional feather duster factories. Warren opened his first featherbone factory in Three Oaks....
Dates: 1868-1879

H. Chamberlain Store, 1862-1873

 Item — Box: 14, Object: 6
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Edward K. Warren was born in Vermont in 1847 and moved to Three Oaks in Berrien County, Michigan in 1858 with his parents. In 1883, Edward established the Warren Featherbone Company after recognizing a market for improved corset materials. After securing a patent, Edward began producing "featherbone," an alternative to pricey and frail whalebone. Featherbone was made from pointer feathers discarded by regional feather duster factories. Warren opened his first featherbone factory in Three Oaks....
Dates: 1862-1873

Henry Chamberlain Journal D, 1863-1864

 Item — Box: 27, Object: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Edward K. Warren was born in Vermont in 1847 and moved to Three Oaks in Berrien County, Michigan in 1858 with his parents. In 1883, Edward established the Warren Featherbone Company after recognizing a market for improved corset materials. After securing a patent, Edward began producing "featherbone," an alternative to pricey and frail whalebone. Featherbone was made from pointer feathers discarded by regional feather duster factories. Warren opened his first featherbone factory in Three Oaks....
Dates: 1863-1864

W & H Chamberlain Incorporated, 1887

 Item — Box: 22, Object: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Edward K. Warren was born in Vermont in 1847 and moved to Three Oaks in Berrien County, Michigan in 1858 with his parents. In 1883, Edward established the Warren Featherbone Company after recognizing a market for improved corset materials. After securing a patent, Edward began producing "featherbone," an alternative to pricey and frail whalebone. Featherbone was made from pointer feathers discarded by regional feather duster factories. Warren opened his first featherbone factory in Three Oaks....
Dates: 1887