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From: "Kathleen M. Klimek" <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Chicago Daily News
Date: Mon, 11 Dec 2006 08:37:40 -0600 (GMT-06:00)

In the 1870 census, my ggg grandmother Delia Tracey was spelled Devia.


-----Original Message-----
>From: Nan Brennan <>
>Sent: Dec 9, 2006 9:58 PM
>Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Chicago Daily News
>I was looking at your Delia Taylor Belz's record in the 1900 Chicago
>That census reports her mother was born in Ireland and her father in NY.
>Then I went backwards to the 1880 Illinois census looking for a
>Taylor child born Illinois with a mother born Ireland and a father
>born in New York.
>Couldn't find one with a father born NY, so concentrated on mother
>born Ireland.
>There's only one with a given name that is close to Delia, but it is
>very close, "Dehilia".
>And Delia is 12, born about 1868 and you have May 1871. (are you
>getting that date from the 1900 census or do you have a birth cert
>that confirms 1871?)
>Residence of this Taylor family is 48 Bismark Court, Chicago, ED
>135. Mother Bridget is a widow, age 48.
>Other children in addition to Dehilia are Mary 18, Nellie 14 and John
>John and Dehlia were born in Illinois and Mary and Nellie were born
>in NY.
>(this census shows the father born Ireland not NY.)
>It's pretty likely that this Bridget and Henry Taylor were married in
>This family was in the 11th ward in the 1870 census and the father
>was alive: Henry Taylor, a peppermint pedler, age 40, born Ireland.
>The Henry Taylors in the Illinois death index don't match these
>circumstances though.
>Have you ruled this Henry and Bridget Taylor family out as you
>Delia's family?
>On Dec 9, 2006, at 7:55 PM, Thomas Fortin wrote:
>> Thank you Judith, no luck there either.
>> Looking for Robert Goode who died April 26, 1896 Chicago, Cook, IL
>> USA-Cert
>> # 00006463. He married Kittie (Katherine) Prendergast July 06,
>> 1886 in
>> Chicago, Cook, IL USA- Lic #00104386.
>> I am trying to determine who his parents were and when he was born.
>> Also, Delia Taylor born May 1871 in Illinois died in childbirth on
>> October
>> 28, 1904 Chicago. She married Fred Wm Belz January 22, 1896 in
>> Chicago cert
>> #243944. Who were her parents.
>> Two dead ends.
>> Thanks to anyone who even tries to help find them.
>> Tom
>> ----Original Message Follows----
>> From: Judith Mason <>
>> Reply-To:
>> To:
>> Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Chicago Daily News
>> Date: Sat, 9 Dec 2006 15:48:22 -0800 (PST)
>> Tom,
>> Here's one link you might take a look at.
>> If you have a membership to Ancestry, there is a wonderful listing
>> of birth,
>> death and marriage notices that can be searched easily. It
>> includes many
>> obits from the Chicago Daily News. The database is called Irish
>> Families in
>> Chicago 1875 - 1925.
>> Judie Mason
>> Chicago
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