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From: Nan Brennan <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Walsh/Welch Line
Date: Sat, 24 Feb 2007 05:18:26 -0600
Just a thought........
There was a Sarah A. Brady buried at Sag bridge, died, July 3, 1940
date of obit (Tribune) Jul 5, 1940
Mother of Alice. address 5612 Fulton. Funeral Home 318 N Central,
Funeral St Lucy's Mayfield and Lake, Interment Sag Bridge.
On Feb 23, 2007, at 9:27 PM, wrote:
> My mother's grandmother's maiden was Margaret Brady. According to
> family history, Margaret was born in Conty Mayo, Ireland on 31 May
> 1873. She married William Walsh in Chicago on 13 April 1895.
> My great grandfather was William Walsh and his mother was Catherine
> Welch. I received their death certificates. It states they were
> buried at the Sag Cemetery. Catherine Welch (no maiden name known)
> died 3 Jan 1909 and buried there 5 Jan 1909. Catherine was born in
> William J. Walsh died 22 May 1902 and buries there 24 May 1902. He
> was a police officer for Chicago. William was born in Illinois.
> William's father, William Welch, is buried there, as well as,
> William Sr.'s brother (?), Michael. William Sr.'s date of death is
> died Oct. 9, 1895, aged 89 yrs. Michael's is Mar. 25, 1867, aged 76
> years. The gravestone had all three males on it, Catherine's was
> seperate. Margaret is buried in a different cemetery.
> The marriage certificate gives his name as William J. Welch 35
> years old and her name as Maggie Brady 22 years old. They had four
> children: William, Margaret (my grandmother), Catherine, and
> Thomas. William, Jr. died in WWI aboard a ship (the Von Steuben).
> Thomas died at an early age - not sure of what.
> In the 1900 Census, William J. is listed with his wife, Margaret
> Brady, and his children and mother. However, the surname changed
> from Welch to Walsh in this census. In the previous census, they
> are Welch.
> Margaret Walsh married Edwin Columbus O'Toole. They had 2 daughters
> - Margaret (my mother) and Joan. I am looking for any Brady
> connections to Margaret or Maggie. I have no information regarding
> her parents at all.
> P.S. Catherine married William O'Connor. Any help would be
> Bill Karr in Peoria, IL., USA
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