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From: "Judith A. Mason" <>
Subject: Re: Chicago Hennessys, etc.
Date: Mon, 28 Oct 2002 21:34:30 -0600
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Chicago is known as the "City of Neighborhoods". I just purchased a poster
type map showing all the neighborhoods. This map can be purchased at
bookstores (I got mine at Borders) and at the various Chicago souvenir shops
here in the city. I haven't unpacked my map or I'd check for you. Sorry.
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From: "Carole Demers" <>
Sent: Monday, October 28, 2002 8:56 PM
Subject: Chicago Hennessys, etc.
> How do you find out what the various sections of Chicago were named? The
> 1880 census showed my Hennessy family living at 212 Newberry Avenue, and
> 1937 my grandmother, Mary Elizabeth Hennessy Brennan, lived at 2155 North
> Kilbourne Ave. in Chicago. I don't know if this is known as the north
> side/southside, or whatever...
> I am still researching the Hennessys of Chicago, ca 1700 originated with
> Timothy Hennessy in Dangan, Co Cork, Ireland; Timothy married Kate Fahy &
> resided in Lisvernane, Glen of Aherlow, Parish of Clonbeg, Tipperary.
> grandson Timothy Hennessy (son of Michael Hennessy & Mary Cleary) and his
> sisters Hanorah (PUMA), Catherine (single) came to Chicago ca 1870.
> married Grace CRONIN of Ballylanders, Limerick, ca 1870 in Chicago. Grace
> died of 1884 & Timothy d. 1888, buried in Calvary cemetery. Two children:
> Mary Elizabeth (Mrs. David) BRENNAN, d. Dec 1937, Michael d. Nov 1891, age
> Hennessy cousins to Chicago:
> Mary FOX, b. 13 Mar 1860 (daughter of Mary Hennessy & Robert Fox,
> Lisvernane, Tipp) m. Thomas POWER of Emly County, Tipp, 21 Aug 1889, in
> Chicago. 2 children Nellie (aka Ellen R.) m. Emil SUTTER/ Mayme m. Andrew
> O'CONNOR Mary Fox m. Peter DUNNE ca 1899, had one daughter, Anne, who
> married Louis WEBBER.
> Arthur Hennessy, b. 1870 (son of Laurence Hennessy & Kate SAMPSON of
> Lisvernane, Tipp), d. 1931, m. unk. MORRISSEY, Chicago.
> Timothy Hennessy (son of Tim Hennessy & Ellen QUIRKE of Lisvernane,
> m. Mary MULCAHY, 1925, lived in Chicago & worked as a U.S. Govt Printer.
> James Hennessy, son of (Tim Hennessy & Ellen Quirke) m. Mary HOGAN,
> Practiced medicine in Chicago.
> I would like to make a connection with someone who is related to, or knew
> these people or their descendents. Would be happy to share information.
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