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From: Nan Brennan <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Kansas Street
Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2007 10:01:45 -0500
References: <489116.54597.qm@web80609.mail.mud.yahoo.com>
In-Reply-To: <489116.54597.qm@web80609.mail.mud.yahoo.com>


Thanks, Judy.
Your a whiz on the history of streets.
I noticed the next street over was Nebraska.

Nan

On Jul 31, 2007, at 6:50 AM, Judith Mason wrote:

> Nan,
>
> In 1879 my Mason gr grandparents lived at #4 Kansas which was
> changed to Grenshaw that same year. Today, in some areas, it my be
> 11th. St. There wasn't a conversion for $4, but #1 was at the
> intersection of Throop and Grenshaw.
>
> Judie Mason
> Chicago
>
> Nan Brennan <> wrote:
> There was a Kate Fitzgibbon, widowed, in the 1880 census for
> Chicago,
> 8th Ward (Dist 79)
>
> District 79 boundaries: City of Chicago 8th ward bounded as
> follows, north by the south side of Taylor street, east by the west
> side of May street, south by the north side of 12th street, and west
> by the east side of Loomis street
>
> She was 47 yrs old, born Ireland.
> Children all born Illinois:
> John 24, Teamster
> Katie, 20, dressmaker
> Ellen, 18, dressmaker
> Thomas, 16 at home.
>
> Address looks like 46 W Kansas St (which I have never heard of!)
>
>>> The Fitzgibbons are another brick wall---g-grands Patrick
>>> supposedly from Co. Cork and
>>> Catherine O'Brien or Dwyer (LImerick or Mayo) again no records
>>> until they surfaced in Chgo.
>>> late 1850's in Holy Family Parish.He disappeared off the census
>>> in 1870, possibly dying in
>>> 1863. Catherine died in 1911.
>>> Now if this was a Danish list, I could REALLY give you info!!
>>> Ann Fitzgibbon Smith
>
> On Jul 30, 2007, at 5:46 PM, Ann Smith wrote:
>
>> My Irish g-grandparents James Gillen and Winifred Gilmartin b.
>> around 1835 Co. Sligo,
>> most likely in Ahamlish Parish--no birth or marriage or
>> immigration records so far. They
>> surfaced in Chgo. late 1850's in Holy Family Parish records.
>> Their daughter Anna Gillen b.
>> 1863 m. John Fitzgibbon 1892 Holy Family. They are my
>> grandparents and they lived in
>> various parishes: Holy Family, Blessed Sacrament, Presentation,
>> St. Mel's. Finally ended
>> up in Austin and into Oak Park in St. Catherine of Siena Parish,
>> where I was born and grew
>> up.
>> The Fitzgibbons are another brick wall---g-grands Patrick
>> supposedly from Co. Cork and
>> Catherine O'Brien or Dwyer (LImerick or Mayo) again no records
>> until they surfaced in Chgo.
>> late 1850's in Holy Family Parish.He disappeared off the census
>> in 1870, possibly dying in
>> 1863. Catherine died in 1911.
>> Now if this was a Danish list, I could REALLY give you info!!
>> Ann Fitzgibbon Smith
>>
>> Nan Brennan wrote:
>> Hi Ann,
>>
>> Tell us more about your Gillens, Gilmartins and Fitzgibbons and what
>> you are looking for.
>>
>> Nan
>>
>> On Jul 17, 2007, at 7:46 PM, Ann Smith wrote:
>>
>>> I'm so jealous--had lunch there last Sept., but living in CA--
>>> that's the problem. Searching
>>> for Gillens, Gilmartins, and Fitzgibbons--
>>> Ann Smith
>>>
>>>
>>> wrote:
>>> 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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