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From: Nan Brennan <>
Subject: Re: [Irish in Chicago] Another Posting Names
Date: Sun, 2 Apr 2006 22:29:41 -0500
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There are Coroner Inquests on both of those Daceys
> Cook County Coroner's Inquest Record Index, 1872–1911
> NAME OF DECEASED VOL. PAGE DATE FILED DATE
> OF DEATH
> DACEY, TIMOTHY 24 110 7/17/1891
> DACEY, TIMOTHY J. 32 139 9/5/1894
On Apr 2, 2006, at 10:19 PM, Nan Brennan wrote:
> There are two Timothy Dacey(s) in the Illinois death index and one
> is a Timothy J.
> They both died in Cook County.
> Timothy J. was only 40 at his death in 1894, so that is not your
> Timothy, but the other Timothy was 60 at his death in 1891.
> He would have been roughly 33 at the time of the Civil War.
> Have you ruled him out?
> On Apr 2, 2006, at 3:30 PM, wrote:
>> I am still looking for information on TImothy Patrick Dacey who
>> was in the
>> Chicago area by about 1850 and Ann Ryan. They had my great-
>> grandmother in
>> 1854, christened at St, Patrick's (?) in LaSalle. She was in an
>> orphanage in
>> her teens and was hired out at about age 16 to a family. I can
>> find her with
>> the family in 1870. Her name was Alice Lavinia Dacey. It seems
>> orphanage records were destroyed in the Chicago fire. We can find
>> out nothing about
>> her parents. I am not sure that they were married. I find a
>> Dennis Ryan in
>> the census for Cook County and for some reason I'm inclined to
>> think that was
>> Ann Ryan's brother, but no proof. I am wondering if she died
>> either in
>> childbirth or soon after, but have no idea how to search for her
>> death in the
>> 1850s or early 60s. Timothy Dacey signed on for the Union Army,
>> but turned
>> around and deserted quickly and that's the last heard of him.
>> Alice married my
>> great-grandfather in Chicago when she was 17 and at some point
>> moved to St.
>> Joseph, Missouri. As far as we know, she had no siblings.
>> If anyone has suggestions or information, I'd be very happy to
>> hear as this
>> has been a stumbling block for many, many years.
>> Thanks in advance,
>> Kathy Wright
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