SYLVANUS TROW, of Oregon, was born in Brooklyn, Green County, October 20, 1852. His parents, Edward and Sarah (Evans) Trow, natives of Wales, came to America in 1845 and settled in Brooklyn where he and his wife spent the remainder of their lives, and where both died. Of their family, five sons and one daughter survive them.
R.B. CHANDLER, of the Exchange Hotel, Oregon, is a native of Oxford, Me.; at 18 he went to Lowell, Mass., where he was employed in building locks and dams; was also in charge of gangs of men in damming the Merrimack at Lawrence, and controlled 1,500 men in the building of the South Hadley and Holyoke dam; in 1843, he was in Mexico, and from 1848 to 1852, in California; the year 1852 found him on a farm in town of Primrose, he having visited the State ten year before; Mr. C has expended much in ditching and improving his farm of 320 acres in Primrose, erecting a house at a cost of $3,300, which was destroyed by the tornado of May 23, 1878;