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From: Nan Brennan <>
Subject: Re: [Irish in Chicago] Death Certificate
Date: Fri, 16 Jun 2006 23:44:46 -0500
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Good work, Beth!
How did you find the one on the fever clinic?

Nan

On Jun 16, 2006, at 11:37 PM, Beth Walsh wrote:

> Bill,
> I checked the census for 1900 and 1910 and found a Patrick Hussey (b.
> Ireland), his wife Katie and their children living at 1503/1502 S
> 40th Ave.
> Did your Margaret (Maggie) Walsh/Welch have any relatives named
> Hussey ? Do
> you know her maiden name - maybe Patrick was a brother? Or could
> Katie have
> been her sister? Or ??? She may have been visiting or staying with
> them
> when she died.
> No Charles J Ocasek at 1501/1500 in the census, though. However,
> doing a
> search on Dr. Ocasek, I found out that he graduated from Rush Medical
> College in March 1893. In Sept. 1896, at age 26, he married Emily
> Rezanka ,
> age 23. In a story in the paper in Aug 1898, he was mentioned as
> Dr. Charles
> J. Ocasek of the Chicago Board of Health. In 1912, he was mentioned
> as a
> member of the Bohemia Club - their clubhouse was located at Lawndale &
> Douglas Blvd. Then there was the article that Nan told you about -
> that he
> was struck and killed Sep 28 1917 crossing the street and it gave his
> address as 1500 S. Crawford. There was an interesting column in a
> 1915 paper
> listing 1500 S Crawford - Mrs. A. Kadlac, as a station where fever
> treatment
> may be obtained. Don't know what kind of fever they were referring to
> however. (These snippets of information were obtained from the Chicago
> Tribune Historical Archive database).
> So, I still stand by my original guess that the doctor's office and or
> clinic was located at 1500 and Margaret was either visiting or
> staying at
> the building next door.
> By the way, what was her cause of death? Maybe that can shed some
> light on
> some of the possibilities?
> If you are looking at 1500/1502 as the address after 1909 - those
> addresses
> would be on the west side of 40th/Crawford/Pulaski. There is a
> building on
> that corner and a vacant lot next door and then another flat
> building next
> door south. The vacant lot (1501-03)on the corner, next to the
> funeral home
> is on the east side of the street.
> What other information is on the DC? Does it say how many years/
> months/days
> she resided at the address? How long had she been sick, how long
> had the
> doctor been tending to her? If you know what cemetery - they may be
> able to
> supply you with her home address. Also, who was the informant that
> signed
> the DC (not the doctor) and their relationship to her?
> Sorry that this is so long, but there are a number of avenues to
> check into
> for further possible information.
>
> Beth
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> To: <>
> Sent: Friday, June 16, 2006 2:16 PM
> Subject: Re: [Irish in Chicago] Death Certificate
>
>
>> Marti & listers,
>> I checked the Cook County Assessor's website, as you suggested.
>> Here is
> what I found:
>> 1501 S Pulaski Rd Chicago PIN: 16-23-122-001-0000
>> 1503 S. Pulaski Chicago No records were returned.
>> It appears from the photo taken in 1999, that it is a parking lot
>> with
> some sort of apartment complex down the street from the lot.
>> Many of the listers have suggested that the doctor lived next
>> door. This
> could be, but seeing as how she was living with her son on 64th &
> Loomis
> prior to his death in 1902, I don't know that she would have moved.
> I doubt
> that her daughter-in-law, Margaret, would have kicked her out of
> the house
> after William died. Catherine died 7 years later. Margaret (Maggie)
> Walsh
> did not die until 1950.
>> Is there anyone with access to the 1909 directory that can tell me if
> Charles J. Ocasek, M.D. had his office at 1501 S. 40th Avenue?
> Also, can you
> tell if Catherine Welch lived at 1503 S. 40th Avenue?
>> Dave,
>> You are correct, the M.D. is printed on the form, so there is no
>> need to
> write his credentials after his name.
>> Thanx,
>> Bill
>>
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