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From: "Marilyn Shanahan" <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Shanahan Ireland Ontario Chicago
Date: Fri, 7 Dec 2007 11:33:18 -0600
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Thanks Diane
Am I correct in surmising then...that Toronto is in Ontario?
M.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Don Wixted" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, December 05, 2007 4:39 PM
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Shanahan Ireland Ontario Chicago


> 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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