In the 1876 Missouri State Census living with George and Leonora Chinn and family; Eugene (18-21yrs), Elhanon (10-18yrs), Emmett (under 10yrs) and Mina (under 10yrs). Howard County, Twnshp 49. In the 1880 US Federal Census living with George and AL Chinn and family; Elhanon (21, occupation; MD), Emmet (14), Elmina (9), and George (1).
1881 he bought half of the druggist business from James Nicholas Darby. From HISTORY OF BOONE COUNTY 1882, p. 1024 "The business is now conducted un the firm name of Darby & Chinn. Mr. Darby is an energetic business man and has a host of friends, both in Boone and Howard. His partner is a popular young physician who is rapidly building up a large and substatial practice. The firm has the confidence and good will of the public and their future is bright and promising". Son of George Chinn of KY and Amanda Leonora (Settles) Chinn, husband of Annie Grossman. Father of Magdalene Chinn.