Hancock County ILGenweb
Transcribed by Marcia Siegfried
Wilson Chambers, farmer, sec. 21; P. O., Augusta; owns 75 acres of land, worth $50 per
acre. He is a native of North Carolina, and was born in 1804. He came from Tennessee to this county in 1844; in 1825 he married
Elizabeth Ridings, a native of North Carolina, born in 1802, and raised in Tennessee. They are the parents of 9 children –
John M., James R., Joel R., Martha J., Laura, Emily, and Susan. Two are deceased. Both Mr. and Mrs. C. are members of the Baptist
Title: 1880 History of Hancock County, Illinois
Author: By TH. Gregg
Published by: Chas. C. Chapman & Co.
Copyright 2007 Susan Cheney; all rights reserved.