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Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Fwd: [IRISH-AMER] CHICAGO IRISH RESOURCES--Geary family living in the Rosmu...
Date: Wed, 2 Jan 2008 20:43:23 -0600
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Thanks Maureen,

I did not know Huron St. was so popular with the Irish!

Kathy

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>
> I am forwarding the below information to you from an email on the Irish
> American Rootsweb list. The info in it is from Tom Cook's Irish Families
> in
> Chicago 1875 to 1925.
>
> Maureen N
>
> In a message dated 1/2/2008 4:47:17 PM Central Standard Time,
> writes:
>
> Listers -- Check out this website
> http://www.geocities.com/newporthistsoc/chicago.html
> with Chicago Irish data (immigrants from Newport, Mayo) but with
> extensive
> bibliography for anyone researching Irish in Chicago. ****For the
> researcher interested in a Chicago address she thought was "120 Huron" -
> some of these individuals from Mayo listed on that website were said to
> have
> lived at the address 120 East Huron in Chicago; upon death "funeral from
> Holy Name Cathedral to Calvary." Interestingly, the American Library
> Association, 50 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611-2795 is a close
> address
> and a librarian there might recommend her favorite book about the history
> of
> Chicago as it pertains to the Irish. You might contact them, see if they
> recommend a particular book.
>
> Excerpt from the website address given above:
>
> Perhaps as important a destination as Boston or New York for Irish
> immigrants, Chicago was the destination for many immigrants from the
> Emerald
> Isle in the 19th and 20th Century. This database is a collection of
> records
> regarding many of the Irish families who made their home in this city
> between 1875 and 1925. Newly updated to add over 5,000 entries,
> information
> provided includes births, marriages, and deaths, often including names of
> relatives. Taken from a wide variety of sources, including local
> histories,
> parish records, local newspapers, and cemetery inscriptions, this can be
> an
> extremely helpful database for those researching Irish-American
> ancestors.
>
> The number in brackets following each entry indicates the source from
> which
> the record was taken. The sources are as follows: (1) Chicago Daily News,
> 1878-1902, Funeral Notices; (2) Chicago Citizen, 1883-1909, Obituaries
> and
> Marriage Notices; (3) Calvary Cemetery, Tombstone Inscriptions; (4) Mt.
> Olivet Cemetery Tombstone Inscriptions; (5) St. James Sag Bridge Cemetery
> Tombstone Inscriptions; (6) St. Gabriel Parish Records (baptisms,
> 1908-1909,
>
> marriages, 1908-1915); (7) Visitation Parish Records (marriages
> 1908-1915);
> (8) Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Records (marriages 1908-1909); (9) Holy
> Name
> Parish Records (marriages 1908-1913); (10) New York City Passenger Lists,
> 28-29 May 1909; (11) St. James Parish Records (marriages 1908-1915); (12)
> Death Records of Chicago, 1904; (13) New York City Passenger Lists 3
> March
> 1903; (14) Cook County Births, 1881; (15) Cook County Deaths, 1888; (16)
> St.
> Elizabeth Parish Records (marriages 1908-1914); (17) St. Agnes Parish
> Records (marriages 1909-1915); (18) Inter-Ocean Funeral Notices; (19)
> Chicago Record Herald Funeral Notices; (20) New World, 1893; (21) The
> Political History of Chicago by M. L. Ahern, Chicago, 1886; (22) History
> of
> Chicago (3 vols.) by Alfred T. Andreas, Chicago, 1884; (23) History of
> Cook
> County, Illinois by Alfred T. Andreas, Chicago, 1884; (24) History of the
> Great Lakes (2 vols.) by J. H. Beers, 1899; (25) Politics and Politicians
> of
> Chicago, Cook County and Illinois by Fremont O. Bennett, Chicago, 1886;
> (26)
> History of the Chicago Police by John Joseph Flinn, New York, 1887; (27)
> Holy Family Parish: Priests and People by Thomas Mulkerins, Chicago,
> 1923;
> (28) Men Who Have Made the Fifth Ward by H. L. Schroeder and C. W.
> Forbrich,
> Chicago, 1895; (29) Researches of the Author, 1974-1992; (30) Nativity
> Church Baptismal Records, 1871; (31) Bishops of the United States of
> Irish
> Birth or Descent by James Dominick Hackett, New York, 1936.
>
> Source Information:
> Cook, Tom. Chicago Irish Families. [database online] Provo, UT:
> Ancestry.com, 1998, 2000.
>
>
>
>
>
>
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