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From: Nan Brennan <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Rollcall
Date: Sat, 8 Dec 2007 19:19:40 -0600
That's so nice that you are putting a marker on the grave.
I was amazed at the number of burials.
You accomplished a lot in a very brief visit,
hope you come back for a longer one.
On Dec 7, 2007, at 7:38 AM, bessinger janice wrote:
> Good day all, I thought this might be of interest. I
> live in North FL and had a day and a half in Chicago
> with my adult children. We visited several cemetaries
> and saw a few living cousins.
> At Calvary there is a gravesite with 27 people buried
> in this small grave with no marker at all. The
> original grave was bought by John & Bridget Moloney
> for Bridget's father, John Ray. In this grave are
> folks with these surnames: Ray/Rae/Moloney/Maloney.
> Also there are some other descendents, primarily
> children. Several of the descendents of John &
> Bridget Maloney have found each other through the
> internet and we are having a marker put on this grave.
> The first burial was in 1864 and the last in 1938.
> Besides the Maloney line, I am also looking for Foley
> and Caulfield. All of these folks lived primarily in
> the Canaryville area of Chicago.
> I have some information on all of these folks but was
> wondering if there are other cousins out there.
> Thanks for all your helpfulness on this list. Janice Bessinger
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