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From: Nan Brennan <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] City Directories + more.........
Date: Thu, 31 May 2007 01:50:24 -0500
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In-Reply-To: <00C253B6-6F81-472B-9E54-B6403C802C85@mindspring.com>


Oops! forgot the link, sorry:
http://genealogytrails.com/ill/bureau/


On May 31, 2007, at 1:46 AM, Nan Brennan wrote:

> Kelly
>
> Here's a link to the Bureau County Genealogy page.
>
> Nan
>
> 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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