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From: "Carmen D." <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] [Y-IRL] Pre Ellis Island/walking from Canada
Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2007 09:13:07 -0500
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My Thomas Reardon arrived via NY and went to the Providence area where three
older brothers lived. I guess he didn't like it there because he ended up in
the Chicago area.

Carmen-Pittsburgh
----- Original Message -----
From: "Sharon Kavanagh" <>
To: <>; <>
Sent: Tuesday, January 30, 2007 10:03 PM
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] [Y-IRL] Pre Ellis Island/walking from Canada


> Maureen & others - I have also wondered about how our relatives got from
> Quebec (1851 arrival) to Chicago by (or even well before) 1867. Would love
> to hear from others whose families are known to have sailed from Ireland
> to
> Canada and ended up in the States, especially in Chicago.
> Sharon Kavanagh
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
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> Sent: Tuesday, January 30, 2007 5:14 PM
> Subject: Re: [Y-IRL] Pre Ellis Island
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>>
>> Andy,
>>
>> Do you think that there is a possibility that Lawrence may have arrived
>> into
>> Canada from Ireland and then later just walked across the US border.
>> There
>> were many Irish who did just that. In fact, I believe my
>> greatgrandfather
>> who arrived into Chicago approximately 1865 did that. So far I am
>> unable to
>> find anything on his arrival into the US. I found his naturalization
>> application in Chicago from 1872. I found no US Census info on him
>> until
>> 1900, but I
>> know he was in Chicago from 1864 or 1865.
>>
>> Maureen N
>>
>>
>>
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