Clybourn Residence

Street Address: 
1615 N. Elston Avenue
Chicago, IL

Archibald Clybourn was born in Virginia in 1802. He came to Chicago in 1823, then returned to Virginia the following year to bring his parents back to Chicago with him. Mr. Clybourn and his father Jonas were early butchers in the area, and provisioned Fort Dearborn. They also provided for refugees in Chicago during the Black Hawk War of 1832. Archibald married Mary Galloway in 1829. The couple raised their family in a large mansion at 512 Elston Avenue, what is now 1615 N. Elston Avenue. Mr. Clybourn died in 1872, and his wife in 1904. They are buried in Rosehill Cemetery.

For further details, contact the Chicago Genealogical Society. Archibald Clybourn is Pioneer Ancestor number 222.




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