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From: Nan Brennan <>
Subject: Re: [Irish in Chicago] Lloyd, Tobin
Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2006 00:17:14 -0500
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Thanks for the posts, Margaret.
On Aug 22, 2006, at 6:04 AM, Margaret Lloyd wrote:

> Dear Listers,
> I'm not good at finding time to write to the list,
> but am at present on holiday. I'd like to say a belated thankyou to
> Nan for posting lots of interesting information to the list
> sometime ago.
> I've just spent an indulgent few weeks searching
> through the US census and Holy Family Parish records to trace those
> of my family who left Doon, Co Limerick in the 1860's and 70's for
> Chicago. I've also been reading some Chicago history and studying
> street maps, so that I almost feel as though I've been on a visit
> to Chicago myself! (instead of in Wellington, New Zealand)
> Ellen Tobin married Edward Lloyd at Holy Family
> Church in 1868. They had 14 children of whom 8 survived to
> adulthood. They were:
> Margaret b 1869 m Thomas Dunlavy in 1893
> John b 1872 m Mollie MacCarthy in 1894
> Edward b 1878 m Margaret Blair c 1903
> Michael b 1880 m Paulina c 1904
> Honora b 1883
> Ellen b 1884 m Timothy Murphy in 1908
> Richard b 1886 m Gladys c 1909
> Julia b 1888 m Raymond Beauregard in1909.
> Edward died in 1891. Ellen married John McAndrew in
> 1894. She died in 1912.
> Ellen's two brothers William and Michael Tobin also
> emigrated to Chicago. William married twice: to Mary Halpin who
> died in 1881 and then to Honora Burke.
> Do these names mean anything to anyone?
> Both families lived in the neighbourhood of Holy Family
> parish: W.14th St, W.14th Place, Henry St. (Could anyone tell me
> what kind of houses they would have lived in? It seems that the
> neighbourhood survived the fire.)
> I have copied a lot of other records from Holy Family
> Parish and I'll put some of them into another email in case they
> mean something to someone. What a lot of people seem to have
> emigrated from Doon alone! And I guess it was the same for many
> other Irish towns.
> Best wishes,
> Margaret Lloyd
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