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Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Another Question: South Center St.
Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2007 20:51:47 -0500
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Judie,

Yes, I did try CENTRE, but Tom reminded me that Center Avenue was changed to Racine.

Bill

----- Original Message -----
From: Judith Mason <>
Date: Sunday, July 22, 2007 22:21
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Another Question: South Center St.
To:

> Hi Bill................did you try CENTRE ST? Seems to me
> I recall this being on the southside in the 1800's - south like
> south of Madison St. as oppossed to way south southside.
> Possibly in the Holy Family or Old St. Patrick;s parish.
>
> Judie
>
> wrote:
> Judie,
>
> You are probably right the South being directional. I checked
> Center St. and there were some in the Chicago History Museum's
> website for name changes:
> Center Ave., Armitage Ave. 2000N 225 to 1475W.
> Center St., 2000N Armitage Ave. 2000N 225 to 1475W.
> Center St., Carmen Ave. 850 to 1799W.
> However, they appear to be on the north side. That is why I
> asked about South Center Street. The 1900 census, on what looks
> to be page 145 ED 607 19th Ward, states Center Avenue. The
> Ledwells are at 299 South Center Avenue (sorry, didn't mean to
> confuse anyone. I should have said Avenue, not Street.).
> Bill
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Judith Mason
> Date: Sunday, July 22, 2007 18:31
> Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Another Question: South Center St.
> To:
>
> > Bill,
> >
> > This is a great website that should answer your
> > question. Be sure to check out the spelling CENTRE.
> >
> > http://www.rootsweb.com/~itappcnc/index.htm
> >
> > I don't believe there was a street called South
> > Center. I think the South was a directional word.
> >
> > Judie Mason
> > Chicago
> >
> > wrote:
> > Listers,
> >
> > Can someone tell me what South Center St. was renamed? I
> looked
> > at A Look at Cook and the Chicago History Museum websites to
> no avail.
> >
> > Bill
> >
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