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From: Nan Brennan <>
Subject: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Fwd: "irish trivia" plainfield illinois
Date: Fri, 25 May 2007 22:16:23 -0500
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> From: Nan Brennan <>
> Date: May 25, 2007 10:06:56 PM CDT
> Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] "irish trivia" plainfield illinois
> I just found him in 1880.
> Thomas and Jennie were both teachers.
> By 1880 they had moved on to Louisville Kentucky (with a baby
> daughter 18month old Jennie) and were teaching at the "House of
> Refuge"', which was also called the Industrial Reform School----
> looks like the "inmates" were all teenagers. It is now part of the
> On May 25, 2007, at 9:35 PM, wrote:
>> In a message dated 5/25/2007 9:27:57 P.M. Central Daylight Time,
>> Curious, I could find no Westendorfs, not only in Plainfield, but
>> anywhere in Will County in either the 1870 or 1880 census.
>> Either they weren't there very long, or they lived in a different
>> county from where TW worked.
>> I'll try to find out more from the historical society files. The
>> Irish-Catholics were not welcomed with open arms in Plainfield.
>> Some of those names are still around the area. I wonder if he was
>> connected to North Central College which moved to Naperville?
>> See what's free at AOL.com.
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