Son of Ninian Abraham Chamberlain and Amelia A. Ballinger, of Barbourville, Knox Co., KY, and husband of Ellen Dishman, whom he married on 10 Oct. 1904. Race horse trainer. At the time of his wife's death in 1921, William was away working in another part of the state. His teenage daughters went to live with their Aunt Worthy Jackson, who also lived in Barbourville. (Worthington and her husband, Walter Jackson, are both buried in Barbourville Cemetery.) William is listed on the 1930 census as living in Aurora, Kane Co., IL. He is identified as a "stable hand." He is said to have worked as a horse trainer for Calumet Farms.