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Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Center Ave.
Date: Wed, 07 Mar 2007 20:44:37 -0600
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Mary,

Wow!! Thanks so much. I had completely forgotten about Center Street. I know Racine, I just never knew it was once Center Street. Some of my relations lived on Robey Street and it took awhile but I did find out that it is now Damen Ave. Thanks again.

Bill

----- Original Message -----
From: Mary Mullarkey Wentzell <>
Date: Wednesday, March 7, 2007 2:13
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Center Ave.
To:

> Bill,
>
> This Center Ave has been bothering me since reading your post. I
> did not
> think there was such a street in Chgo. So, I looked up your
> Ledwells on
> ancestry.com. I was surprised that it existed.
>
> The 1900 Census has your family listed in Enumeration Dist 607,
> Ward 19.
>
> Listed below are the boundaries for your E.D. & Ward from
> www.alookatcook.com:
>
> W. Gilpin Place (Cabrini St.), S. Center Ave. (Racine Ave.), W.
> Taylor St.,
> S. Lytle St., W. 12th St., S. Throop St., W. Taylor St., S.
> Sibley St. (Ada
> St.).
>
> Looks like S. Center Ave. is currently Racine Ave. or nearby.
>
> Source link: http://www.alookatcook.com/1900/ward19eddesc.htm
>
> Also, (since you mentioned the 1880 census being difficult to
> read), your
> Patrick Ledwell & family, and Ellen Morrissey & child all lived
> at 537 Union
> St.
>
>
> Hope this helps..
>
> Mary
>
> ***************************************
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> To: Chicago
>
> The Ledwells and Morrisseys were westsiders, I think. It is
> difficult to
> read the 1880 census. In 1900, they are on Center Avenue. I
> don't recall a
> Center Avenue.
>
> Bill Karr in Peoria, IL., USA
>
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