Chamberlin, William Rogers
Chamberlin, William Rogers a Universalist minister, was born in Brookfield, Carroll Co., N.H., Nov. 2, 1816. He taught school in his young manhood; was licensed to preach in 1844, and ordained at Dighton, Mass., in 1847, where he spent some time preaching, and then engaged as missionary in Virginia. In 1849 he went to Cincinnati, O., where for twelve years he was employed as a bookkeeper, acting in the meantime as Sunday-school superintendent of the Universalist churches in the city. In 1867 he again entered the ministry, and labored successively at Mendota, Ill.; Vinton, Council Bluffs, and Dubuque, Ia.; and finally at Clinton, N.Y., where he continued to the close of his life, April 28, 1876. Mr. Chamberlin was a man of marked ability, especially as an extemporaneous speaker, and possessed great geniality. See Universalist Register, 1877, p. 113.