Submitted by gfrere on Wed, 2014-11-12 12:01
James Mathews was born in Ballycloughan, County Longford, Ireland in 1817. He settled in Chicago by 1843 and worked as a ship carpenter. On 7 September 1851, he married Margaret Murphy. born 1831 in Ireland. They lived on what was then Ewing St. and now is Cabrini St. between Des Plaines St. and Jefferson St.
James died on 27 December 1895 and Margaret died 14 November 1905. they are both buried in Calvary cemetery, Evanston, Illinois.
For further details, contact the Chicago Genealogical Society. James Mathews is Pioneer Ancestor number 106.