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From: "Carmen DiGiacomo" <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] James and Deborah Obrien (Julia Reardon)
Date: Sat, 28 Apr 2007 18:18:34 -0400
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Thanks Nan, I later realized that both boarders were Reardon's-Mary & Julia.

Carmen D.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Nan Brennan" <>
To: <>
Sent: Saturday, April 28, 2007 6:09 PM
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] James and Deborah Obrien (Julia Reardon)


> Been looking for an obit or marriage on the girls, but haven't found
> anything yet, Carmen.
>
> Nan
>
> On Apr 28, 2007, at 6:08 AM, Carmen DiGiacomo wrote:
>
>> Nan, is there any more info on the boarder Julia Reardon? I am
>> still on the
>> lookout for my elusive Thomas Reardon from Tipperary. Wife's name
>> unknown
>> and at least two daughters, names unknown.
>>
>> Carmen-Pittsburgh
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Nan Brennan" <>
>> To: <>
>> Sent: Friday, April 27, 2007 12:36 AM
>> Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] James and Deborah Obrien
>>
>>
>>> Hi Mike,
>>>
>>> Yes, it was Ancestry image 28 of 44 (a double page image) and
>>> original census sheet number 14 B.
>>> I think Mayme Byrd is Mary. Mayme must have been her nickname. She's
>>> 23 in this 1910 census.
>>>
>>> Ten years earlier In the 1900 census, they had Katie age 15, Mary age
>>> 14, Andrew age 13, and Deborah age 10
>>> Two boarders: Mary and Julia Reardon. Address was 5310 Aberdeen in
>>> 1900.
>>> So the ages on Mary and Mayme are pretty nearly exact. I'm just
>>> about certain it's the same person.
>>>
>>> Are you still looking for where James' parents were from?
>>> Did James obit (which I think you said you had) give his parents
>>> names? I actually did look for his obit and couldn't find it.
>>> I didn't see James or Deborah in the Illinois death index.....did you
>>> find them?
>>> Did they only have the one son, Andrew? So, are you from that line?
>>>
>>> Nan
>>>
>>> What was Deborah's maiden name?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Apr 26, 2007, at 11:20 AM, Mike Obrien wrote:
>>>
>>>> Nan, the info you got on James and Deborah O'Brien on Carpenter
>>>> street is definitely my family. Some really good info I didn't
>>>> know. Only strange thing is Mayme Byrd. I am sure there was a
>>>> daughter Mary in the family, I even have her obit from the Tribune.
>>>> But she doesn't show in the census. I'm wondering if Mayme was just
>>>> a nickname or something the family called Mary. Everything else
>>>> fits and makes sense. Thanks.
>>>>
>>>> My Andrew O'Brien is buried at Holy Sepluchre so this one
>>>> wouldn't be mine. The James and Anna Moore I don't recognize any of
>>>> it so probably not related.
>>>>
>>>> I'm wondering if we are looking at the same documents. I found on
>>>> page 28 of 44 in Chicago Ward 29 of the 1910 census using
>>>> Ancestry.com, that my O'Brien family and John and Annie Moore were
>>>> listed on the same page. But I couldn't make out the addresses.
>>>> Must have been neighbors at the time. Thanks again, Mike.
>>>>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Today's Topics:
>>>>
>>>> 1. Re: Canal Police (Nan Brennan)
>>>> 2. Domain Name Change (Anthony OBrien)
>>>> 3. James O'Brien native Tipperary obit Visitation Parish
>>>> (Nan Brennan)
>>>> 4. Re: Visitation (Nan Brennan)
>>>> 5. Re: Visitation (Nan Brennan)
>>>> 6. Re: Esther Moore 1920 (Nan Brennan)
>>>> 7. Lawlers for Patti Meyers ()
>>>> 8. Re: Buckagh Mayo (Nan Brennan)
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>> --
>>>>
>>>> Message: 1
>>>> Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2007 02:24:05 -0500
>>>> From: Nan Brennan
>>>> Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Canal Police
>>>> To:
>>>> Message-ID: <>
>>>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=US-ASCII; delsp=yes; format=flowed
>>>>
>>>> Kathy
>>>>
>>>> Nancy Thornton at Canal Heritage might be able to help:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Have you checked with Lemont and Lockport libraries and historical
>>>> societies?
>>>>
>>>> Will County Historical Society http://www.canalcor.org/
>>>> WillCounty.html
>>>> Lemont Historical Society http://www.township.com/lemont/historical/
>>>> Lockport Area Genealogical & Historical Society, % Des Plaines
>>>> Valley
>>>> Public Library, 121 E. 8th St., Lockport, IL 60441
>>>> http://www.dpvlib.org/laghs/laghshome.htm
>>>>
>>>> Nan
>>>>
>>>> On Apr 26, 2007, at 1:53 AM, kathy Wood wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Looking for information on Canal police Kathy
>>>>>
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>>>>
>>>>
>>>> ------------------------------
>>>>
>>>> Message: 2
>>>> Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2007 01:02:34 -0700 (PDT)
>>>> From: Anthony OBrien
>>>> Subject: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Domain Name Change
>>>> To: , ,
>>>> , ,
>>>> ,
>>>> Message-ID: <>
>>>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ascii
>>>>
>>>> Hello All Listers,
>>>>
>>>> Please be advised that my website www.obrienfamilyhistory.net has
>>>> now been changed to www.obrienfamilyhistory.ca. All the same
>>>> material from the old site is on the new site with a few
>>>> modifications. The only page not yet up and running is my link to
>>>> "Photographs" in the main nav bar on the left. I made the change
>>>> because I found a better program in which to make my webpages but
>>>> it meant that I had to switch webhosts.
>>>>
>>>> I apologize for the inconvenience, however, I'm absolutely sure you
>>>> will find the new site put together better.
>>>>
>>>> Many Rgds,
>>>>
>>>> Anthony
>>>>
>>>> ------------------------------
>>>>
>>>> Message: 3
>>>> Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2007 03:04:40 -0500
>>>> From: Nan Brennan
>>>> Subject: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] James O'Brien native Tipperary obit
>>>> Visitation Parish
>>>> To:
>>>> Message-ID:
>>>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=US-ASCII; delsp=yes; format=flowed
>>>>
>>>> Chicago Tribune
>>>> Feb 26, 1954
>>>>
>>>> James O'Brien, 5634 S Union Avenue
>>>> beloved husband of the late Catherine Mullarkey O'Brien,
>>>> fond father of Mrs J. C. (Myrtle) Magee of Ingleside Ill.
>>>> dear grandfather of Robin, Brian, Sheila, Mary Denise and Kathleen
>>>> Leita Magee
>>>> Funeral Saturday 9am from funeral home 5438 S Halsted street
>>>> to Visitation church, Interment Holy Sepulchre
>>>> NATIVE DERRYCASTLE, CO TIPPERARY, IRELAND.
>>>> Boulevard 8-0662
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Hope this helps someone!
>>>>
>>>> Nan
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> ------------------------------
>>>>
>>>> Message: 4
>>>> Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2007 03:41:38 -0500
>>>> From: Nan Brennan
>>>> Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Visitation
>>>> To:
>>>> Message-ID: <>
>>>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=US-ASCII; delsp=yes; format=flowed
>>>>
>>>> Hi Mike,
>>>>
>>>> Is this family below yours?
>>>> Do you have a death cert on James or Deborah?
>>>>
>>>> There was a James and Deborah O'Brien and family living at 5322
>>>> Carpenter St in the 1910 census.
>>>> James was 50, born Ireland, working in the packing house, and
>>>> emigrated 1880. (about age 20)
>>>> Deborah was 49, born Ireland, also emigrated 1880.
>>>> They were married 28 yrs in 1910, so they were married about 1882.
>>>> All of the children were born in Chicago.
>>>> Living with them in 1910:
>>>> widowed Daughter Mayme Byrd, age 23, and her son Walter, age 4.
>>>> Mayme was a dressmaker.
>>>> Dau Catherine, age 23
>>>> Son Andrew, age 22
>>>> Dau Deborah, age 20
>>>> William Noonan, a boarder
>>>> Michael Burke, a boarder.
>>>>
>>>> James must have died after Apr 23, 1910 (date of 1910 census) and
>>>> before Jan 7, 1920, the date census taker was at their home on
>>>> Lincoln St.
>>>>
>>>> In the 1920 census, Deborah (59)is widowed and living with her
>>>> daughter Deborah (29)who married a George Frizie (29).
>>>> SIL Catherine OBrien, age 34, is also living with them
>>>> address was 5610 Lincoln St, 29th Wd, Dist 1797
>>>> Deborah and George had 2 children, Eleanor (5) and George (4).
>>>> Deborah OBrien received her citizenship papers in 1889.
>>>>
>>>> There's an Andrew O'Brien buried at Calvary Cemtery. Because your
>>>> James' first born son was Andrew, I was wondering if James' father
>>>> might be Andrew. That Andrew buried at Calvary was born @ 1829 in Co
>>>> Tipperary and died in Chicago in 1889.
>>>> But there is a James buried there, probably a son, who died in 1935.
>>>> If your James died before 1920, then this Andrew would probably not
>>>> be his father.
>>>>
>>>> Do you have some dates on Patrick and Esther Moore? Were they in
>>>> Visitation parish?
>>>> Nan
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Apr 25, 2007, at 9:25 AM, Mike Obrien wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> I am originally from Visitation. Went 1st thru 4th grade. My family
>>>>> is from 55th and Racine. I've been up in Michigan since the early
>>>>> sixties. The rest of my family still inhabits the general south
>>>>> side of Chicago. I enjoy seeing comments and names mentioned from
>>>>> Vis although, not sure records go back to when I would need them.
>>>>> I'm working on finding gr-gr-grandparents which would be the
>>>>> parents of James and Deborah O'Brien (born 1860,1861) that is all
>>>>> I know about them. Also looking for info on grandmother's side for
>>>>> Patrick and Esther Moore. Only info I have for them is from death
>>>>> certificate of John Moore (gr-grandfather) in Cook County. I read
>>>>> all the IRISH-IN-CHICAGO emails as you never know what you will
>>>>> come across.
>>>>>
>>>>> Mike O'Brien
>>>>>
>>>>>
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>>>>
>>>>
>>>> ------------------------------
>>>>
>>>> Message: 5
>>>> Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2007 03:45:01 -0500
>>>> From: Nan Brennan
>>>> Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Visitation
>>>> To:
>>>> Message-ID:
>>>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=US-ASCII; delsp=yes; format=flowed
>>>>
>>>> Mike, does the name John Hunt mean anything to you?
>>>>
>>>> I saw this obit in Chicago Irish Families of an Anna MOORE
>>>> married to
>>>> a James Hunt.
>>>> They were living a few doors down and across the street from where
>>>> James and Deborah Obrien were living in 1910.
>>>>
>>>> Hunt, John 5209 Carpenter st., husband of Anna (nee Moore),
>>>> father of
>>>> James, Thomas, and Mrs. Annie Gabel, also of the late Catherine and
>>>> Mary Hunt; native of Ballyhaunis, Co. Mayo. Funeral from Visitation
>>>> Church thence to Mt. Olivet cemetery. --September 4, 1905 (1) The
>>>> Chicago Daily News , 1878-1902, funeral notices
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Apr 25, 2007, at 9:25 AM, Mike Obrien wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> I am originally from Visitation. Went 1st thru 4th grade. My family
>>>>> is from 55th and Racine. I've been up in Michigan since the early
>>>>> sixties. The rest of my family still inhabits the general south
>>>>> side of Chicago. I enjoy seeing comments and names mentioned from
>>>>> Vis although, not sure records go back to when I would need them.
>>>>> I'm working on finding gr-gr-grandparents which would be the
>>>>> parents of James and Deborah O'Brien (born 1860,1861) that is all
>>>>> I know about them. Also looking for info on grandmother's side for
>>>>> Patrick and Esther Moore. Only info I have for them is from death
>>>>> certificate of John Moore (gr-grandfather) in Cook County. I read
>>>>> all the IRISH-IN-CHICAGO emails as you never know what you will
>>>>> come across.
>>>>>
>>>>> Mike O'Brien
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> ---------------------------------
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>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> ------------------------------
>>>>
>>>> Message: 6
>>>> Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2007 04:22:56 -0500
>>>> From: Nan Brennan
>>>> Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Esther Moore 1920
>>>> To:
>>>> Cc: Mike Obrien
>>>> Message-ID: <>
>>>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=US-ASCII; delsp=yes; format=flowed
>>>>
>>>> There was an Esther Moore, widowed age 65, born Ireland @ 1855 in
>>>> the
>>>> 1920 census.
>>>> Census was taken on Jan 6, 1920.
>>>>
>>>> address 849 Cornelia (@3500 N @ Halsted) Ward 23, Dist 1281
>>>> Esther and her daughters immigrated in 1894.
>>>> 2 daughters living with her in 1920: Olivia age 28, employed as a
>>>> stenographer and Emily age 27, a hotel manicurist.
>>>> Both daus are single. Their father was born in Ireland.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Apr 25, 2007, at 9:25 AM, Mike Obrien wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> I am originally from Visitation. Went 1st thru 4th grade. My family
>>>>> is from 55th and Racine. I've been up in Michigan since the early
>>>>> sixties. The rest of my family still inhabits the general south
>>>>> side of Chicago. I enjoy seeing comments and names mentioned from
>>>>> Vis although, not sure records go back to when I would need them.
>>>>> I'm working on finding gr-gr-grandparents which would be the
>>>>> parents of James and Deborah O'Brien (born 1860,1861) that is all
>>>>> I know about them. Also looking for info on grandmother's side for
>>>>> Patrick and Esther Moore. Only info I have for them is from death
>>>>> certificate of John Moore (gr-grandfather) in Cook County. I read
>>>>> all the IRISH-IN-CHICAGO emails as you never know what you will
>>>>> come across.
>>>>>
>>>>> Mike O'Brien
>>>>>
>>>>>
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>>>>
>>>>
>>>> ------------------------------
>>>>
>>>> Message: 7
>>>> Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2007 07:08:51 EDT
>>>> From:
>>>> Subject: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Lawlers for Patti Meyers
>>>> To:
>>>> Cc:
>>>> Message-ID:
>>>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="US-ASCII"
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Patti wrote: "And my Uncle Joe LAWLER went to Visitation grammar
>>>> school in
>>>> the 1920s....My grandfather was part owner of the Schiele-Lawler
>>>> Coal Co
>>>> which became the James Coal Company about 59th & Halsted.
>>>> We're also tracking Lawlers in Chicago and wondered if there might
>>>> be a
>>>> connection. They moved to Chicago from Rochester, NY, according to
>>>> following
>>>> taken from _Chicago Irish Families, 1875-1925_
>>>> (http://www.ancestry.com/search/srrd.asp?
>>>> rd=db&dbid=3524&ti=0&c=16) :
>>>> "Lawler, Joseph, wife and family, natives of Dublin, Ireland, came
>>>> to Chicago
>>>> via Rochester and Buffalo in 1854, and lived for a short time at
>>>> Catherine
>>>> and Loomis sts. later moving to Taylor st. in the Holy Family
>>>> parish. Lawler
>>>> died on March 25, 1879, his wife died Nov. 19, 1894. Their son,
>>>> Frank Lawler
>>>> was an alderman for several terms, and later a U.S. congressman for
>>>> two
>>>> terms until his death on Jan. 18, 1896. Other sons were: James,
>>>> Joseph, John,
>>>> Michael, and Thomas, daughters were: Teresa and Mary who married
>>>> John F. Scanlan
>>>> in 1862 _(27)_ (javascript:APop(p3619,200,200);) Note: Tombstone in
>>>> Calvary
>>>> cemetery lists the following: Joseph Lawler native of Co. Dublin
>>>> died March
>>>> 23, 1880, aged 60 yrs., 5 mos; James Lawler died Jan. 24, 187?,
>>>> aged 30 (?)
>>>> years; John Lawler (unreadable); Section N _(3)_
>>>> (javascript:APop(p3620,200,200);)
>>>> Footnote 3: Calvary cemetery tombstone inscriptions"
>>>> Note re article above -- Teresa, not Mary, married John F. Scanlan
>>>> Also have the following obits re some of this family and
>>>> considerable other
>>>> information we'd be happy to share with Patti or anyone else who
>>>> might be
>>>> related to these Lawlers.
>>>> Beth Callanan, Wash, DC
>>>> 1917-11-21
>>>> Chicago Tribune (IL)
>>>> LAWLER
>>>> Edition: Chicago Tribune
>>>> Frank Lawler, beloved husband of Bonnie, nee Lanham, son of the
>>>> late Frank
>>>> and Elizabeth Lawler, brother of Mrs. A. J. Reilly, Mrs. J. Lowery,
>>>> Loretta,
>>>> and the late James Lawler. Funeral Friday at 9:30 from late
>>>> residence, 1619 E.
>>>> 55thst., to St. Thomas' church, for high mass. Burial at Calvary;
>>>> motors.
>>>> For seats call Kedzie 100.
>>>> Copyright 1917, Chicago Tribune. For permission to reprint, contact
>>>> Chicago
>>>> Tribune.
>>>> Record Number: 19171121dn009
>>>> 1917-11-21
>>>> Chicago Tribune (IL)
>>>> FRANK LAWLER DEAD.
>>>> Edition: Chicago Tribune
>>>> Frank Lawler of 1619 East Fifty fifth street died Monday in the
>>>> Illinois
>>>> Central hospital from pneumonia, which developed following an
>>>> operator for
>>>> stomach trouble. Mr. Lawler was the son of the late Congressman
>>>> Frank Lawler. He
>>>> is survived by his widow.
>>>> Copyright 1917, Chicago Tribune.[br]For permission to reprint,
>>>> contact
>>>> Chicago Tribune.
>>>> Record Number: 19171121ob002
>>>> Mother of James below was Mary McQuaid (daughter of Mary Scanlan
>>>> and David
>>>> McQuaid and niece of Edward, Michael and John F. Scanlan) -- Mary
>>>> McQuaid
>>>> married Frank Lawler, brother of her aunt, Teresa Lawler (Mrs. John
>>>> F.) Scanlan.
>>>> Frank Lawler was widower of Elizabeth Lawler by whom he had older
>>>> children.
>>>> 1916-06-12
>>>> Chicago Tribune (IL)
>>>> LAWLER
>>>> Edition: Chicago Tribune
>>>> James J. Lawler, beloved husband of Minnie [nee Farrell], son of
>>>> Mary and
>>>> the late Frank Lawler. Funeral Tuesday, 9:30, from late residence,
>>>> 120 E.
>>>> 44th-st., to St. Elizabeth's church. High mass at 10 a.m. Autos to
>>>> Calvary.
>>>> Copyright 1916, Chicago Tribune. For permission to reprint, contact
>>>> Chicago
>>>> Tribune.
>>>> Record Number: 19160612dn011
>>>> 1916-06-12
>>>> Chicago Tribune (IL)
>>>> JAMES J. LAWLER
>>>> Edition: Chicago Tribune
>>>> JAMES J. LAWLER died suddenly Saturday night as he was entering his
>>>> residence at 120 East Forty-fourth street. He was born in Chicago
>>>> forty-two years ago
>>>> and had lived here all his life. He had been for the last two years
>>>> a deputy
>>>> collector in the government employ. He is survived by his widow,
>>>> Mrs. Minnie
>>>> Farrell Lawler. He was the son of the late congressman and
>>>> alderman, Frank
>>>> Lawler.
>>>> Copyright 1916, Chicago Tribune.[br]For permission to reprint,
>>>> contact
>>>> Chicago Tribune.
>>>> Record Number:
>>>> Thomas below was brother of Teresa Lawler Scanlan, wife of John F.
>>>> Scanlan
>>>> 1914-03-30
>>>> Chicago Tribune (IL)
>>>> LAWLER
>>>> Edition: Chicago Tribune
>>>> Thomas Lawler, son of the late Joseph and Catherine Lawler, brother
>>>> of Mrs.
>>>> J. F. Scanlan, Joseph, and the late Frank and Michael Lawler.
>>>> Funeral Tuesday
>>>> from the residences of his sister, 4333 Indiana-av., to St.
>>>> Elizabeth's
>>>> church, 9:30. Autos to Calvary.
>>>> Copyright 1914, Chicago Tribune.[br]For permission to reprint,
>>>> contact
>>>> Chicago Tribune.
>>>> Record Number: 19140330ob018
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> ************************************** See what's free at http://
>>>> www.aol.com.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> ------------------------------
>>>>
>>>> Message: 8
>>>> Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2007 06:51:38 -0500
>>>> From: Nan Brennan
>>>> Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Buckagh Mayo
>>>> To:
>>>> Message-ID: <>
>>>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=US-ASCII; delsp=yes; format=flowed
>>>>
>>>> Nancy,
>>>>
>>>> Have you searched Rootsweb for Buckagh, Murray, Chambers, Brice.
>>>>
>>>> There are other researchers with info on this place and these names
>>>> http://archiver.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/search
>>>>
>>>> Nan
>>>> On Apr 25, 2007, at 6:09 PM, wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Good Evening Nan,
>>>>>
>>>>> Thank you for the "welcome note" After reading everyone's e-mails,
>>>>> it seems
>>>>> to me that the majority are from the South side of Chicago - no
>>>>> surprise
>>>>> since I think South Side Irish is a large community. In fact my
>>>>> cousin, Kathy
>>>>> McGann married and defected from the North Side and there may be
>>>>> other
>>>>> relatives as well.
>>>>>
>>>>> I grew up on the Northwest side - attended St. Edward's, which
>>>>> in at
>>>>> Sunnyside and Kostner. I graduated in 1952. I then went to
>>>>> Madonna High School at
>>>>> Pulaski & Belmont (which in not open any more) and graduated from
>>>>> there in
>>>>> 1956. My husband Bill and I have lived in Lisle (about 23 miles
>>>>> West) for 45
>>>>> years. We have 5 grown children and 14 grandchildren - the oldest
>>>>> are 10 and
>>>>> the youngest are triplets nearly 2 so we are busy.
>>>>>
>>>>> My grandparents were from County Mayo - Newport - Buckagh.
>>>>> She was Mary Ann Murray, born in 1886 and came to the US in 1906 -
>>>>> lived in
>>>>> Cleveland for a while before coming to Chicago.
>>>>>
>>>>> My grandfather was also from Buckagh, Newport, County Mayo. He
>>>>> was Patrick
>>>>> Brice. In fact he lived next door to my grandmother's family. He
>>>>> was born in
>>>>> 1888 and came to the US in 1909. He also went to Cleveland but
>>>>> again don't
>>>>> know when he moved here. They were married in 1914 at St.
>>>>> Veronica's Church
>>>>> on the Northwest side.
>>>>>
>>>>> She was the 2nd of 13 children - 6 of her sisters joined here
>>>>> together with
>>>>> her youngest brother.
>>>>> My grandfather was the oldest of 9 - I think only 2 of his brothers
>>>>> came to
>>>>> the US and possibly 1 sister.
>>>>> However, his mother was a Chambers, one of 13 children, so I
>>>>> recently
>>>>> discovered there are many, many relatives along with several of his
>>>>> family marrying
>>>>> Mulchrones, of which there are "hundreds"
>>>>>
>>>>> My husband & I went to Ireland last October in hopes of finding
>>>>> information
>>>>> but due to poor planning and a horrendous rain storm (which I've
>>>>> learned is
>>>>> very common) we were unsuccessful. I have found several very nice
>>>>> e-mail
>>>>> buddies that have provided a lot of information and for that I am
>>>>> most grateful.
>>>>>
>>>>> I will look forward to hearing from everyone and hope there is some
>>>>> "connection"
>>>>> You sound like a great bunch.
>>>>>
>>>>> Take care. Nancy
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
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