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From: Nan Brennan <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Enright's
Date: Sat, 12 May 2007 05:09:25 -0500
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did you check on a Michael Enright that died in NY on March 9, 1913.
Notice of "In Memory" appeared in the NY Times on 9/14/1913.


On May 11, 2007, at 5:24 PM, wrote:

> Hi Maureen and Nan;
> Thanks for responding. My uncle, Michael Enright was born in Newtown,
> Clarina, Co. Limerick March 14, 1886. He immigrated to Brooklyn,
> New York on Sept 8,
> 1911 at age 25. He arrived on the ship, Carmania. His parents were
> Patrick
> Enright and Anna Collopy Enright. He had 3 brothers, Patrick, John,
> {my father},
> Richard and 4 sisters, Mary, Hannah, Johanna and Bridget. Patrick
> and all the
> sisters stayed in Ireland. I believe I found him in Chicago in the
> 1920 Fed.
> Census. I say I believe because this was the only Michael Enright
> who stated in
> the 1920 census that he immigrated in 1911. He was living with a
> Kenney family
> as a boarder at Marshfield Ave. in Cook Co. Chicago. He was
> employed as a
> Motorman on the street railway.
> I have several death certificates and Immigration papers of
> Michael's but
> all are not my uncle. I have a feeling that he changed his age for
> some reason
> as I haven't been able to find any one with the correct birth date.
> By the way,
> I have a copy of his birth certificate. There are several Michael's
> in the
> draft registration for WW1 but none are my uncle.
> Of course, my uncle is long gone but I had hoped to find some of his
> relatives if he married. His brother Richard never married. My
> parents married in New
> York City and I was raised in the Bronx.
> I was told that it was a hopeless case to find him but I'm one of
> those thick
> Irishmen.
> I'm looking for some of that Irish luck. I would be grateful for
> any help.
> Thank you and take care.
> Patrick
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