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From: Nan Brennan <>
Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2007 19:21:23 -0600
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There were 4 James Shanahans in the 1871 Ontario census, but none of
the right age,
born Ireland, 1813, 1827, 1829 and 1829

There was a one year old in the 1851 Ontario census, born Ireland 1850.
But parents were Johanna and John, one sibling, sister Catherine.


On Nov 19, 2007, at 2:43 PM, Marilyn Shanahan wrote:

> Seeking any Canadian info regarding ggrandfather JAMES J. SHANAHAN
> b. 1850 Ireland (cannot confirm but we think Cork)
> Left Ireland 1855 with mother Elisa, sister Eliza, brothers
> Michael and John to New York,.
> Are not found again until 1872 in Chicago where he married MARGARET
> DOYLE b. 1849 in Wexford Ire (at St. Patricks)
> Their marriage was sent to the Toronto Ontario Newspapers, and this
> may suggest that James as well as Margaret lived in Canada before
> coming
> to Chicago. Do know that the Doyle family did emmigrate to Ontario
> from Ireland, and Margaret was one of five girls (John and Bridget
> Redmond Doyle parents all born in Wexford.
> I do not have any access to Canadian records, and would really
> appreciate any information given on his James and family between
> 1855 and 1872 when Chicago became their home.
> Thanking everyone on the list.
> Marilyn Shanahan
> Chicago
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