DAMS, BARROWS & CHISM INFORMATION
- Austin S. BARROWS married Mary Jane CHISM, Macoupin County, IL. Their
daughter, Matilda, married William Dams of Western Mound Township,
Macoupin Co., making Matilda my g-grandmother.
Austin supposedly born in VT abt 1815 and may have left for IL in
late teenage years since he owned land in Knox Co., IL abt 1837. He
doesn't seem to appear in subsequent year census of Macoupin Co. or
Green Co in IL where Matilada may have been born. Austin believed to
have moved to Kansas where he raised his family and latter died.
Mary J. CHISM parents are William CHISM and Sarah WOOLDRIDGE and
appear to be living in Western Mound Townhip about 1835.
Anyone have information about Austion BARROWS and Mary J. CHISM,
their family or William Chism in Macoupin Co. or Green Co.?