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From: Nan Brennan <>
Subject: Re: [Irish in Chicago] Death Certificate
Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2006 17:20:41 -0500
Did the gal at Northwestern indicate if that 1906 Medical Directory
was hospitals only or did it include Physicians offices?
On Jun 15, 2006, at 4:59 PM, <>
> I am throwing this out to you. With Nan Brennan's help, I have been
> tring to figure this out. No luck so far.
> I have my great, great grandmother's death certificate. It states
> that she died at 1503 S. 40th Avenue. A doctor has to sign the
> death certificate, correct? Well, the doctor who signed the death
> certificate was located at 1501 S. 40th Avenue and did not use his
> credentilas after his name.
> The list was helpful in making me aware that after the renumbering
> of the streets in 1909, it became 1500 & 1502 S. Pulaski /
> Crawford. Previously, she lived with her son, William, at 64th &
> Loomis in the 1900 census. He died in 1902. Catherine Welch (Walsh)
> died in 1909.
> I questioned why was the doctor so close to her. It got me to
> thinking (I know that's dangerous, just ask my wife) that she may
> have been in a hospital or sanitorium. Is that a possibility?
> I checked with the Archivist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. She
> stated that she "checked the 1906 Chicago Medical Directory and
> don't find a listing for a hospital at that location. Perhaps she
> died at the doctor's office?" Okay, but they were two different
> Any suggestions?
> Bill Karr in Peoria, IL., USA
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