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Uriel Thomas (Buck) Chamberlain (1849-1939), of San Saba, TX, a grandson of Thompson Chamberlain, of TN, MO, and TX, was the son of Samuel West Chamberlain (1827-1866) and Margaret Ann Jackson (1831-1876). In 1868, he married Frances Louise (Fannie) Williamson, in Burnet Co., TX. He was a member of the TX Rangers, the TX Minute Men, and the Frontier Battalion. He also served as justice of the peace of San Saba Co. before being elected deputy sheriff in 1888. It was as a lawman that he became well-known in the annals of early TX. Buck Chamberlain was a legend, celebrated in tales and verse. He and wife Fannie were the parents of eight children: Alta Beulah; Vallie; James Dee (Keat); Henry S.; Hollis; James Franklin (Frank); Armour Bertha; and Mary Elizabeth.

Birth:
06 Dec 1849 1
Manor, Travis Co., TX 1
Death:
23 Oct 1939 1
San Saba Co., TX 1
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Buck Chamberlain, Daughter, and W J L Sullivan Photo.JPG
Buck Chamberlain, Daughter, and W J L Sullivan Photo.JPG
U. T. (Buck) Chamberlain and daughter Bertha, with W. J. L. Sullivan. (From the family photo collection)
Buck Chamberlain 1923 DMN Article.JPG
Buck Chamberlain 1923 DMN Article.JPG
Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX, 23 Sep. 1923, pt. 1, p. 10.
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From the family photo collection.
Buck Chamberlain Sheriff.JPG
Buck Chamberlain Sheriff.JPG
Buck Chamberlain 1939 Obit1.JPG
Buck Chamberlain 1939 Obit1.JPG
San Saba News, San Saba, TX, 26 Oct. 1939, p. 1.
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Buck Chamberlain 1939 Obit2.png
Uriel T Chamberlain 1939 TX Death Cert.jpg
Uriel T Chamberlain 1939 TX Death Cert.jpg
Uriel T Chamberlain in Frontier Times Mag Mar 1925.jpg
Uriel T Chamberlain in Frontier Times Mag Mar 1925.jpg
From Frontier Times magazine, Mar. 1925, p. 3.
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Full Name:
Uriel Thomas (Buck) Chamberlain 1
Also known as:
Buck Chamberlain 1
Birth:
06 Dec 1849 1
Manor, Travis Co., TX 1
Male 1
Death:
23 Oct 1939 1
San Saba Co., TX 1
Burial:
Burial Place: San Saba City Cem., San Saba, TX 1
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Birth:
Mother: Margaret Ann (Meg) Jackson 1
Father: Samuel West Chamberlain 1
Marriage:
Frances L. (Fannie) Williamson 1
15 May 1868 1
Burnet Co., TX 1
Spouse Death Date: 20 Dec 1920 1
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Religion:
Presbyterian 1
Occupation:
Lawman 1

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