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From: "Don Wixted" <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Shanahan Ireland Ontario Chicago
Date: Mon, 7 Jan 2008 19:11:10 -0500
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Hi Marilyn

York is a district in Toronto. However I do not know about St. James.

Hope this helps you

Diane
----- Original Message -----
From: "Marilyn Shanahan" <>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, January 07, 2008 5:51 PM
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Shanahan Ireland Ontario Chicago


> Hi Diane:
> In relation to Toronto, is St. James and York some kind of district in
> Toronto Ontario?
> Thanks for your expertise.
> Marilyn
> ----- 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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