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From: sarah toblesky <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Catholic Churches....death records
Date: Wed, 12 Mar 2008 21:46:19 -0500
Bill: John Fleming died in 1917 and I do have his death certificate. Thanks for your time and trouble. I do have an LDS church in my little town and have spent bundles going through film of various Catholic churches in Chicago during the time my people arrived. I think I have pretty much done everything I can. I can trace John back to 1880 for sure in Chicago. That maybe what I will have to be satisfied with. I don't know for sure what County in Ireland he came from. His father was James Fleming and according to his death certificate he was married to a 'Daly' ..first name not known. I don't even know what county he is from. I was just hoping you very knowledgeable people could look through all this and tell me I have exhausted all my options., or better yet, is there another one I haven't thought of. Thanks again Bill for your input. > Date: Wed, 12 Mar 2008 21:18:49 -0500> From: > To: > Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Catholic Churches....death records> > Sarah,> > I checked the cyberdrive site for pre-1916 deaths: http://www.ilsos.gov/GenealogyMWeb/deathsrch.html. It shows:> FLEMING, JOHN 03/10/1900CHICAGO 71 YRU00005285COOK > > > > You can contact the County Clerk's Office. It will cost you $15 dollars even with the four digit number above (they ignore the zeroes). You can go to the Clerk's website at: http://www.cookctyclerk.com/sub/death_certificates.asp and download a request form, mail it in, and in 6-8 weeks - Voila!, it arrives in the mail.> > As far as the church records go, I believe the archdiocese has a corner on them, although some churches do have some records. Check out: http://archives.archchicago.org/ for further info.> > Bill> > ----- Original Message -----> From: sarah toblesky <>> Date: Wednesday, March 12, 2008 11:28> Subject: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Catholic Churches....death records> To: > > > > > I've never posted to this list but read it religiously. > > Question...I have information from an obit that my > > Greatgrandmother was buried in 1900 out of Visitation Church in > > Chicago. Can someone tell me what type of information > > would be in the church records regarding her mass and buriel? > > The obit in the Chicago Tribune shows her coming from Maulleen > > County Limerick which according to other Irish sites does not > > exist. I'm hoping the church might have information as to her > > roots in Ireland. Would appreciate any help. My > > entire family lived and died in Chicago but they are my brick > > walls..I;m having a terrible time finding out anything about > > them. First the fire 1871...then the loss of the 1890 census, > > etc. I don't want to call the church and make a donation if > > there's nothing much to be found in a buriel record. I > > don't live in Illinois so can't do much foot work looking for my > > family.Greatgrandfather: John Fleming (wife: Mary > > Butler Fleming)> > Their children: Henry, William (my grandfather), George, John, > > and Maggie. I know all about Henry, William & George. > > Nothing about John or Maggie. You are all so > > knowledgeable about Irish Genealogy I hope you can enlighten > > me. Thanks so much. > > sally> > _________________________________________________________________> > Climb to the top of the charts! Play the word scramble challenge > > with star power.> > http://club.live.com/star_shuffle.aspx?icid=starshuffle_wlmailtextlink_jan> > > > -------------------------------> > To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to IRISH-IN-> > with the word 'unsubscribe' without > > the quotes in the subject and the body of the message> > > > -------------------------------> To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to with the word 'unsubscribe' without the quotes in the subject and the body of the message
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