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From: Nan Brennan <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] City Directories + more.........
Date: Thu, 31 May 2007 01:46:48 -0500
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Here's a link to the Bureau County Genealogy page.


On May 30, 2007, at 7:20 AM, wrote:

> Thank you to everyone who have sent me suggestions on how to
> maximize my
> time in Chicago, and to those who sent information.
> Thank you especially, Nan, for the information. The first item you had
> sent on Philip Dushane - it's a match! Now to find out what he was
> doing
> there as I don't see Fairfield in Bureau County even on the map I
> have.
> Those voter registration lists and the military registrations are
> invaluable tools, too.
> The reason I want to search the city directories is to find my
> 'missing'
> Tobias BURKE, his wife, Mary MORAN and her father, Timothy MORAN (all
> born in Ireland). The last known info on them is the 1880 census in
> Oshkosh, Wisconsin. They are not buried there, they apparently didn't
> own their house, so deed info is not an option. All of their children
> went to Chicago (Tobias, Timothy, Ellen - all born in Ireland - &
> her
> husband, Frank DUSHANE, and John BURKE (b. WI) and Mary BURKE (b. WI)
> who married George HODGINS) I'm assuming that they took the parents
> and
> grandfather with them, too.
> What fun to get these bits of information and try to fit it in -
> another
> piece of the puzzle!
> Kelly Ward, Schoolcraft, Michigan
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