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From: "KayB" <>
Subject: Re: [Irish in Chicago] Neighborhoods??
Date: Sun, 3 Aug 2003 10:37:15 -0500
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West Town
"Mark Noble bought and cleared land for a farm on the Northwest Side in
the 1830's, but little settlement took place there until the 1850's. In
1851 Chicago extended it's city limit to Western and North Avenues, thus
taking in much of the lower Milwaukee Avenue corridor." From Chicago: City
of Neighborhoods" by Pacyga and Skerrett.
The address you gave: 2322 Fulton wouldn't have been within those
boundaries given the numbering system today, (the City of Chicago enacted a
law in 1913 to renumber all the streets). In 1901 the Fulton St. address was
probably in West Town. West Town is now a neighborhood designation within
the city of Chicago.
I hope this helps you.

Kathleen Brennan Mammoser
Researching BRENNAN in Co. SLIGO and BRENNAN, GALLAGHER and KENNEDY in Co.
MAYO>CHICAGO


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