Marsh, Matthew S.
Born: 1810-XX-XX New Hampshire
Marsh married Martha Jane Short in 1839. In 1850, they lived in Cass County, Illinois, where Matthew was a merchant, and owned $3,000 worth of real estate. By 1860, Marsh and his family lived in Jacksonville, Illinois; Marsh listed his occupation as "gentleman" and claimed $15,000 worth of real estate and $6,000 of personal property. He later moved his family to Chicago.
Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Morgan County, 11 December 1839, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Cass County, IL, 34; U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Jacksonville, Morgan County, IL, 69-70; U.S. Census Office, Ninth Census of the United States (1870), Ward 12, Chicago, Cook County, IL, 198.