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From: "Kevin J. O'Keefe" <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] O'keefe Missing G Uncle in Chicago 1920's
Date: Sat, 28 Jul 2007 00:44:34 -0400
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Nan,

I found a blank form that is very easy to read. Here is the link. It is
'Number of farm schedule'. Do you know what this is?

http://c.ancestry.com/pdf/trees/charts/1910.pdf


----- Original Message -----
From: "Nan Brennan" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, July 27, 2007 12:00 PM
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] O'keefe Missing G Uncle in Chicago 1920's


> Hi Kevin,
>
> That Column #29 pertains to service in the Civil War.
> I don't know what the 3 in this column means, but we know he didn't
> serve in the Civil War.
>
> As to Col 22 regarding employment, that column records number of
> weeks out of work in the previous year, 1909.
> So it looks like he was out of work 24 weeks of 52 in 1909. He was
> also out of work on the day the census was taken, April 20, 1910.
> This guy had plenty of cause to move on! Chicago was not working out
> for him.
>
> Nan
>
> On Jul 27, 2007, at 10:43 AM, Kevin J. O'Keefe wrote:
>
>> Hi Nan,
>>
>> You have hit the nail right on the head!! His age is correct as he
>> was born
>> in 1878. The image you sent me must be him. He was born in Canada
>> as well as
>> both his parents. In April of 1910 he was already out of work for
>> 12 weeks.
>> I noticed on the page there is a column #29 and for him it has a #3
>> written
>> in. The heading is too blurry to read but it looks like members of the
>> household or something like that. If it is the number of people in
>> the home,
>> there could be more family. Thank you so much! Kevin
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Nan Brennan" <>
>> To: <>
>> Sent: Friday, July 27, 2007 4:12 AM
>> Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] O'keefe Missing G Uncle in Chicago
>> 1920's
>>
>>
>>> Kevin,
>>>
>>> I can't find your Arthur O'keefe in the 1920 or 1930 census.
>>>
>>> And there is no way we can tell by looking at these Illinois death
>>> index records if one of those three
>>> was the same person who was at the Acme Hotel in 1910. None of them
>>> even show age except the one in Sangamon that we've ruled out.
>>> He's about the right age, but born Illinois
>>>
>>>
>>> I don't know if you want to take a gamble on one of those two
>>> certificates.
>>> There were two other Arthur O'Keefe's in Illinois and neither was
>>> your greatuncle.
>>>
>>>
>>> He may have moved on to another state, a different profession.
>>> He may have been missed or misspelled in the censes.
>>> He may have gone by a different first name.
>>>
>>> Nan
>>>
>>> On Jul 27, 2007, at 12:23 AM, Kevin J. O'Keefe wrote:
>>>
>>>> Thank you for the info Nan. One of these may be the one! I will
>>>> order a
>>>> death record and check out some church parishes and cemeteries in
>>>> the area.
>>>>
>>>>> I see in the 1881 Canadian census (familysearch.org) that Arthur
>>>>> had
>>>>> several siblings.
>>>>> Have you pursued leads with these family members and descendants?
>>>>
>>>> All the famly members in the 1881 census, and the ones to follow,
>>>> all stayed
>>>> in Lindsay and are buried here in Lindsay. Art was the only one to
>>>> move
>>>> away.
>>>>>
>>>> Which one of the O'Keefes below was the printer that lived in the
>>>> Acme
>>>> Hotel? My grand uncle Arthur was a printer.
>>>> Also, what does M/W UNK mean?
>>>>
>>>> Illinois Death Index has these entries.
>>>>
>>>> OKEEFE ARTHUR M/W UNK 6019153 1934-03-17
>>>> COOK CHICAGO 34-07-11
>>>>
>>>> OKEEFE ARTHUR A M/W UNK 0000854 1944-01-25
>>>> COOK BLUE ISLAND
>>>>
>>>> O'KEEFE ARTHUR M/W Y-68 0043185 1949-10-25
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> You may alread have this but in 1910 (census) he was living at the
>>>> Acme Hotel (employed as a printer) at 518 West Madison in the 18th
>>>> Ward.
>>>> Ward Boundaries were Ward 18; Tract R 7 (pt.of) Bounded by; W.
>>>> Madison, South Branch Chicago River, W. Adams, S. Desplaines.
>>>>
>>>> thank you, Kevin O'Keefe, Lindsay Ontario Canada
>>>>
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