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Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] St Leo HS yearbooks online help forparish origins
Date: Sun, 27 Jan 2008 21:10:54 -0600
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I should have read Nan's message first, sorry.


----- Original Message -----
From: Nan Brennan <>
Date: Sunday, January 27, 2008 19:26
Subject: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] St Leo HS yearbooks online help for parish origins

> Hats off to St Leo Alumni.
> They have done a terrific job on their webpage.
> This is one of the best ever high school alumni pages I have
> ever seen.
> And it is a work in progress.
> To view yearbooks, click on the "Your Class" link upper right
> corner
> of the Home Page.
> One of the benefits for genealogy research is that the parish of
> the
> student is listed
> in at least some of these yearbooks. This was helpful to
> me. I knew
> of someone
> who was a cousin, but couldn't remember what parish they were in
> and
> didn't
> have a address for the years I was searching. His Yearbook
> picture
> listed
> his grammar school, so I was able to continue my family search
> on
> that line.
> There is also a link to the Parish and to The History of
> St Leo the
> Great Parish
> and its origins as a mission church (St Anne's) on Garfield Blvd:
> I didn't know that Mercy High School girls first met for class
> at St
> Leo.
> The elementary page is under construction.
> If of interest to any of you, I'm sure you'll enjoy it.
> Nan
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