Second Generation

2. Amplius Blake2 Chamberlin (John1) was born New York May 8, 1807. Amplius died May 2, 1879 Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 71 years of age.

He married twice. He married Elizabeth Myers in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, January 5, 1830. Elizabeth was born New York 1810. Elizabeth died about 1859 Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ. He married Amy Rittenhouse in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, December 31, 1861. Amy was born in New Jersey 1821. Hunterdon County Democrat May 13, 1879, Forty First Vol., No. 38 Death of Ex-Sheriff Chamberlin Amplius B. Chamberlin, who has long been a sufferer from disease, died at his residence near Locktown on Friday May 2, 1879. He was born in the interior of the State of New York, coming to Hunterdon county more than fifty years ago. He filled several offices of honor and trust in this county, among them a three-year term as Sheriff, and Secretary of the New Jersey State Senate two years. In 1849, upon the death of Joseph Besson, County Clerk, he was appointed by the Governor to fill the vacancy from March to November of that year. He was in the 72d year of his age.

An Amplius Chamberlin is recorded in the 1840 census Delaware Twp Hunterdon Co NJ page 367

In the 1850 census Kingwood Hunterdon Co NJ page 144, Amplius (age 43) is recorded with Elizabeth (age 39), John (age 19), Octavus (age 18), Joseph (age 16), Silome (age 15), Catherine (age 13), Sarah (age 12), Lydia (age 10), Amy (age 7), Elizabeth (age 5). and Amplius (age 2). Amplius is a farmer with him and his wife born in NY and all the children born in NJ.

In the 1860 census Baptistown Kingwood Hunterdon Co NJ page 723, A.B. (age 53) is recorded with Sarah Myres (age 23), Amy (age 18), Elizabeth (age 14). John (age 21), Octavus (age 25), Amplius (age 12), Harlem (age 10), Joseph (age 5), and Isabelle (age 4). A.B. is a retired farmer.

In the 1870 census Baptistown Kingwood Hunterdon Co NJ page 219, A.B. (age 63) is recorded with Amy (age 48), Harlem (age 19), Joseph (age 15), and Bell (age 14). A.B. is a retired farmer.

Amplius Blake Chamberlin and Elizabeth Myers had the following children:

child 3 i. John M3 Chamberlin was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1830. In the 1870 census Kingwood Twp Hunterdon Co NJ page 212, J.M. (age 39) is recorded.

child 4 ii. Octavus P Chamberlin was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1831.

child 5 iii. Joseph Chamberlin was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1833.

child 6 iv. Silome Chamberlin was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1834. She married William R Opdyke Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ, October 1, 1854. William was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey September 4, 1829. William was the son of John Britton Opdyke and Eveline Roberson.

child 7 v. Catharine Chamberlin was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1836.

child 8 vi. Sarah Chamberlin was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1837. She married Lemuel B Myers Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ, February 23, 1860. Lemuel was born in New Jersey 1831. Lemuel was the son of Joseph Myers and Nancy unknown.

child 9 vii. Lydia Chamberlin was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1839.

child 10 viii. Amy Chamberlin was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1842.

child 11 ix. Elizabeth Chamberlin was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1844.

child + 12 x. Amplius B Chamberlin was born October 1847.

child 13 xi. Harlem G Chamberlin was born Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ November 1851. He married Lillian Lambert Arnwine in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, November 20, 1878. Lillian was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey January 1, 1856. Lillian was the daughter of George Arnwine and Nancy Opdyke. In the 1880 census West Raritan Twp Hunterdon Co NJ page , Harlem (age 29) is recorded with his wife Lillian (age 25). He is a lawyer.

In the 1900 census Flemington West Raritan Twp Hunterdon Co NJ page 280, Harlem (age 48) is recorded with his wife Lillian (age 48). They have been married for 20 years and have had no children. He is a lawyer with all births as NJ.

In the 1910 census Flemington West Raritan Twp Hunterdon Co NJ page , H.G. (age 59) is recorded with his wife Lillian (age 54). They have been married for 29 years and have had 2 children with none living at the timie of the census. He is a lawyer born in NJ.

child 14 xii. Joseph Chamberlin was born Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ 1854.

child 15 xiii. Isabelle Chamberlin was born Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ 1855.

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