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From: Nan Brennan <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Sligo records
Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2008 19:07:46 -0600
I hope you don't mind me suggesting you change your subject line
in this conversation to "Gannon -Sligo to Chicago" or something you
You'll catch more Gannon researchers now and over the long term that
Many people just scan the subject line and they will miss you and
all your information.
Good Luck in your research!
On Jan 30, 2008, at 3:29 PM, Kathleen M. Klimek wrote:
> Thanks. Searching for James Gannon and family out of tobercurry,
> county sligo.
> The entire family (with 8 or 10 kids) emigrated in 1887 - they went
> back I am told (but back where is the mystery? Back to the east
> coast? back to IRE?), Ggrandmother Julia, stayed here in Chicago
> and married my Ggrandfather. She was instrumental in getting St.
> Domitilla parish in Hillside started.
> James Gannon's son - stayed back here in Chicago as well. His son's
> name was Bernard Gannon (married bridget henry) and was murdered in
> a high profile case here in Chicago. He was a teamster. The
> archives are on chicagotribune.com. I do know Bernard had several
> sons, one named Raymond? I know this line of Gannons are still in
> the area, but that is all I know.
> I will have to see if I find anything in Sligo with these
> databases. Thanks for sharing.
> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Nan Brennan <>
>> Sent: Jan 29, 2008 6:46 PM
>> Subject: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Sligo records online
>> Many Sligo records here, Elphin, Flax Grants, Tithes, Censes, Parish
>> Records, and much more.
>> Happy hunting to our Chicago Irish Sligo researchers.
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