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From: "Marti" <>
Subject: Re: [Irish in Chicago] Death Certificate
Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2006 22:08:24 -0500
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You can check the Cook County Assessors office web site.Go to property
search then to address search and check a span of addresses,locate the
address you are looking for and click on to the camera at the far right
hand. This will show you a photo of the property as it looks now.If the
property looks old enough you can decern if it was residential during the
time period you are looking at or commercial.

Marti S
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Sent: Thursday, June 15, 2006 4:59 PM
Subject: [Irish in Chicago] Death Certificate

> Listers,
> 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 addresses.
> Any suggestions?
> Bill Karr in Peoria, IL., USA
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