Summary

Fourth son of James Chamberlain and Sarah Runnels Barton. First married Margaret Eugenia Crume, of Brown Co., with whom he had five children: Charles Wesley; John Lane; Thos. Wright (Doc); Louis Sumpter, Jr.; and Margaret (Maggie). In 1892, Margaret Eugenia died, and he soon married Thurza Isabell Mullins. To this union were born seven children: Rufus Brooks; Nettie Mae (Mae); Marshall Mood; Homer Thrall; Horace Bishop; Roberta Belle; and Joseph Burkett. L. S. Chamberlain attended Southwest University in Georgetown, TX. He became a Methodist minister and circuit rider, travelling on horseback from town to town to preach the Gospel. He was also one of the early Methodist pastors in Burnet Co. Furthermore, he spent many years teaching public school in several TX counties.

Birth:
14 Nov 1854 1
Helena, Karnes Co., TX 1
Death:
24 Nov 1932 1
Dallas Co., TX 1
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Josephine & Louis Sumpter2.jpg
Josephine & Louis Sumpter2.jpg
Josephine (Chamberlain) Livingston with brother Rev. Louis Sumpter (L.S.) Chamberlain, Sr. (From the family photo collection)
Louis Sumpter Chamberlain 1901 Moves to Burnet.JPG
Louis Sumpter Chamberlain 1901 Moves to Burnet.JPG
Lockhart Daily Post, Lockhart, TX, 24 Apr. 1901.
L S Chamberlain 1932 TX Death Cert.jpg
L S Chamberlain 1932 TX Death Cert.jpg
Louis Sumpter Chamberlain 1932 Obit.jpg
Louis Sumpter Chamberlain 1932 Obit.jpg
This appears to have been written by Louis Coleman Chamberlain and published in the Burnet Bulletin, of which he was the editor at the time. (From the family photo collection.)
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Birth:
14 Nov 1854 1
Helena, Karnes Co., TX 1
Male 1
Death:
24 Nov 1932 1
Dallas Co., TX 1
Burial:
Burial Place: Mt. Zion Cem., Burnet Co., TX 1
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Birth:
Mother: Sarah Runnels Barton 1
Father: James Chamberlain 1
Marriage:
1) Margaret Eugenia Crume 2) Thurza Isabell Mullins 1
1) 13 Feb 1875 2) 1894 1
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Occupation:
Methodist Minister; School Teacher; Farmer 1
Religion:
Methodist 1

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