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From: Nan Brennan <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] O'keefe Missing G Uncle in Chicago 1920's
Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2007 22:16:27 -0500
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I see in the 1881 Canadian census (familysearch.org) that Arthur had
several siblings.
Have you pursued leads with these family members and descendants?

Nan

On Jul 26, 2007, at 7:27 PM, Kevin J. O'Keefe wrote:

> Arthur McCabe O'KEEFE, Canadian born at Lindsay, Ontario August 25,
> 1878, was my great-uncle. He was Baptized September 1, 1878 and
> never married as long as we know. He moved to St. Catherine's,
> Ontario during WW1 to work as a printer there. During the 1920s he
> was a printer at one of the newspapers in Chicago; the Tribune or
> the Sun Times I guess. There was a printers' strike and he ended up
> on hard times after the strikes were defeated. My grand-father and
> another great-uncle tried to convince him to return to Canada
> (Lindsay)but he never did. The trail ends when my great-grandmother
> Ann-Jane (McCabe) O'Keefe stopped getting Christmas cards from him
> in the twenties. Does this match any of your family history?
> All the Printers' Union records are in the archives at Bolder
> Colorado University Library but I was told by the archivist there
> that the records are not much help.
> Did he go to St. Basil's Catholic Church in the south side of Chicago?
>
> thank you, Kevin O'Keefe, Lindsay Ontario Canada
>
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