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From: Betty Lou Garcia <>
Subject: Re: [Irish in Chicago] w. 14th Place
Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2006 18:06:32 -0400
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In 1919, my ancestors, Thomas & Bridget LYNCH(Fagan), lived at 1068 W. 14th
Place, Chicago. I found the LYNCH family in the 1880 census, not sure if
they were living on W. 14th place at that time.

My suggestion is to go to the Cook County Assessor site:
In the left column, second section, choose residential and enter the
required information.

I used this site, however, it looks like my ancestors property was either
torn down or is currently a non-residential site.

Do you happen to know what Catholic Church the residents on W. 14th Place
would have attended ?

Many thanks,
Betty Lou Garcia

----- Original Message -----
From: "Nan Brennan" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, August 23, 2006 1:17 AM
Subject: Re: [Irish in Chicago] Lloyd, Tobin

> Thanks for the posts, Margaret.
> Nan
> 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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