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From: Nan Brennan <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Roll Call Cathy Sherry
Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2007 22:33:26 -0500
References: <C2C5A3E8.2B53%cathsherry@mac.com>
In-Reply-To: <C2C5A3E8.2B53%cathsherry@mac.com>


Cathy,
Small world. What were your mom and gramma's names?

Nan

I hope you took notes on that drive with your Dad!

On Jul 19, 2007, at 10:27 PM, Catherine Sherry wrote:

> Nan,
>
> My mother grew up in the Beverly area. She and my grandmother attended
> Longwood Academy.
>
> My father grew up a bit further north, but still on the south side,
> in St.
> Gabriel's parish. I recently attended a wake with him in the old
> neighborhood. It was fun to drive up and down the streets and have
> him
> reminisce about who had lived where. Good thing, that long term
> memory!
>
> I grew up in the southeast suburbs. White Sox fan territory!
>
> Cathy
>
>
> On 7/19/07 11:16 PM, "Nan Brennan" <> wrote:
>
>> Hi Sharon,
>>
>> I thought you were in the midwest, did you move recently.
>>
>> I think it would be better and faster if we started a thread now on
>> the "roll call" list on parishes and neigborhoods.
>> More people would benefit from it and immediately, too.
>>
>> I'll start now.
>>
>> Nan
>> On Jul 17, 2007, at 4:36 PM, Sharon Kavanagh wrote:
>>
>>> Maureen & lunch bunch - One of these days I'm going to be in town
>>> (from out
>>> here in Oregon) when you have one of your lunches. The Garden
>>> Restaurant at
>>> the AI is a favorite of mine, so I'm going to be picturing you
>>> there.
>>>
>>> Of course, I'm wishing I could hear some of the stories...if there
>>> is a
>>> scribe in the group, perhaps it could be possible to publish some
>>> of the
>>> highlights of the conversation on the list....just hoping :o)
>>>
>>> An idea: poll the list for RC parishes-attended-by and
>>> neighborhoods-lived-in by our ancestors. Some cannot find church
>>> records for
>>> BMD's (records lost in the Great Fire of 1871, for example) -
>>> perhaps
>>> another lister also had family in the same parish/neighborhood
>>> (maybe a few
>>> years later, after the Fire, for example) and maybe written records
>>> they
>>> have could provide names of parishioners/ neighbors that might
>>> provide
>>> confirmation that an ancestor lived in a certain place at a certain
>>> time.
>>> Just a thought.
>>>
>>> Have a great lunch!
>>>
>>> Sharon K.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: <>
>>> To: <>
>>> Sent: Tuesday, July 17, 2007 1:59 PM
>>> Subject: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] July 22 Irish-In-Chicago lunch
>>>
>>>
>>>> Hi gang,
>>>>
>>>> At last count there will be 9 of us for lunch at the Garden
>>>> Restaurant in
>>>> the Art Institute of Chicago.
>>>>
>>>> If there is anyone else who wants to come, please let me know soon
>>>> so I
>>>> can
>>>> adjust the reservation.
>>>> We had a great time during our last lunch. We talked, shared, and
>>>> laughed
>>>> for over 2 hours.
>>>>
>>>> Those of us attending the lunch will be deciding when/where/
>>>> agendas for
>>>> future luncheons, so anyone who would like to attend future
>>>> lunches,
>>>> please send
>>>> me your ideas, locations, etc. so we e can consider your ideas.
>>>>
>>>> Maureen N
>>>>
>>>>
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