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From: Nan Brennan <>
Subject: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Robert M. Scholes b Belfast 1829
Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2007 06:35:45 -0500


ROBERT M. SCHOLES, dealer in teas, coffees and spices, Chicago, was
born in Belfast, Ireland, October 31, 1829. At the age of three he
came with his parents, William and Jane, to Montreal, Canada. His
mother died when he was quite young, and his father in 1855. In 1860
he commenced the manufacture of brass work, which he continued up to
1865,
when he came to Chicago and engaged in different employments up to
1876, the date of his present business. He has resided in Rogers Park
since 1880. He was married to Miss Isabella Brough, of Montreal,
Canada, April 15,1851. They have four children--Lewis A., Florence
E., Fremont and Parker

Source A History of Cook County, Illinois, 1884 Andreas.A.T.


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