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From: Nan Brennan <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] James and Deborah Obrien (Julia Reardon)
Date: Sat, 28 Apr 2007 21:26:29 -0500
References: <200704290146.l3T1jnoL008683@mail.rootsweb.com>
In-Reply-To: <200704290146.l3T1jnoL008683@mail.rootsweb.com>


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On Apr 28, 2007, at 8:45 PM, Joyce Hennessy wrote:

> Don't we all wish we had asked more questions of everyone???
>
> Joyce
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> [mailto:] On Behalf Of Carmen
> DiGiacomo
> Sent: Saturday, April 28, 2007 8:08 PM
> To:
> Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] James and Deborah Obrien (Julia
> Reardon)
>
> Nan, he was a witness to his brother Edmond's marriage in April
> 1885 in E.
> Providence, RI. So my guess is he didn't go to the Chicago area
> until after
> that date. That doesn't make it so I know, just my take on it.
>
> The Thomas Reardon Macon County marriage doesn't fit the puzzle.
>
> Of course I could be way off base on my estimates. He could have
> went to
> Chicago and came back for his brother's marriage. The names of the
> two girls
>
> are family names. Thomas had a sister Mary and Mary had a child Julia.
>
> I just wish I would have asked my wif's aunt some key questions
> back when I
> started this journey in 1995.
>
> Thanks for your help. Carmen D.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Nan Brennan" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Saturday, April 28, 2007 6:40 PM
> Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] James and Deborah Obrien (Julia
> Reardon)
>
>
>> Carmen,
>>
>> Both Julia and Mary were born in Illinois and their parents were born
>> in Ireland.
>> Julia was 20 in 1900, born July 1879, worked in a dry good store.
>> Mary was 21 in 1900, born Oct 1878, and was a printer.
>> The census was taken on June 12, 1900.
>>
>> You would think they would be in the 1880 census in Illinois, but I
>> couldn't find them.
>> Can you take a look?
>>
>> In earlier emails you mentioned the family photo (actually you sent
>> me a copy), but you were estimating dates of 1890 on.
>> That would rule out these girls. But could you be off on your
>> estimate of the dating on those photos? If the photos were taken
>> closer to 1880-2, it could be these girls.
>>
>> Also, did you ever pursue that Thos Reardon Macon Co. marriage?
>>
>> Nan
>>
>>
>> On Apr 28, 2007, at 5:18 PM, Carmen DiGiacomo wrote:
>>
>>> 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: <7F6D123D-55C6-497D-
>>>>>>> >
>>>>>>> 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
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> -------------------------------
>>>>>>>> To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to IRISH-IN-
>>>>>>>> with the word 'unsubscribe'
>>>>>>>> without
>>>>>>>> the quotes in the subject and the body of the message
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> ------------------------------
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Message: 2
>>>>>>> Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2007 01:02:34 -0700 (PDT)
>>>>>>> From: Anthony OBrien
>>>>>>> Subject: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Domain Name Change
>>>>>>> To: , Can-ont-
>>>>>>> ,
>>>>>>> , ,
>>>>>>> ,
>>>>>>> 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: <38253E03-158F-4C71-839F-
>>>>>>> >
>>>>>>> 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
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> ---------------------------------
>>>>>>>> Ahhh...imagining that irresistible "new car" smell?
>>>>>>>> Check outnew cars at Yahoo! Autos.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> -------------------------------
>>>>>>>> To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to IRISH-IN-
>>>>>>>> with the word 'unsubscribe'
>>>>>>>> without
>>>>>>>> the quotes in the subject and the body of the message
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> ------------------------------
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> 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
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> ---------------------------------
>>>>>>>> Ahhh...imagining that irresistible "new car" smell?
>>>>>>>> Check outnew cars at Yahoo! Autos.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> -------------------------------
>>>>>>>> To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to IRISH-IN-
>>>>>>>> with the word 'unsubscribe'
>>>>>>>> without
>>>>>>>> the quotes in the subject and the body of the message
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> ------------------------------
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> 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: <273DA995-2657-4E31-8249-
>>>>>>> >
>>>>>>> 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
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> ---------------------------------
>>>>>>>> Ahhh...imagining that irresistible "new car" smell?
>>>>>>>> Check outnew cars at Yahoo! Autos.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> -------------------------------
>>>>>>>> To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to IRISH-IN-
>>>>>>>> with the word 'unsubscribe'
>>>>>>>> without
>>>>>>>> the quotes in the subject and the body of the message
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> ------------------------------
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> 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: <70CA2644-
>>>>>>> >
>>>>>>> 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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