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From: "Don Wixted" <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Shanahan Ireland Ontario Chicago
Date: Wed, 5 Dec 2007 17:39:39 -0500
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Hi

Toronto, is about 75 miles from Niagara Falls , Ontario. about 300 miles
from Montreal.
, Quebec
Ontario was Upper Canada in 1850

Hope this helps

Diane

Peterborough is west of Toronto
----- Original Message -----
From: "Marilyn Shanahan" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, December 05, 2007 5:14 PM
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Shanahan Ireland Ontario Chicago


> Kevin:
> Sorry to be so misinformed....but, in researching my ancestors in Canada,
> I
> often need to know where Toronto is located, such as Petersbourgh, etc.
> Then there is the question as to whether Ontario is considered in Upper
> Canada or Lower Canada. Do you have any answers to these queries?
> If so, Thank you...
> Marilyn
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Kevin J. O'Keefe" <>
> To: <>; <>;
> <>
> Sent: Monday, November 19, 2007 11:52 PM
> Subject: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Shanahan Ireland Ontario Chicago
>
>
>> Marilyn,
>>
>> I posted your message to the Ontario group. There are a lot of very
>> helpful listers here too.
>>
>> Kevin O'Keefe
>>
>>
>>
>> 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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