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Re: Canty/Hirston - Chicago c.1870-1910
Posted by: Jim Date: May 04, 2001 at 13:33:51
In Reply to: Re: Canty/Hirston - Chicago c.1870-1910 by Patti McLaughlin of 468

Hi Patti,

Sorry to take so lon getting back to you. I have not been keeping up with the forums lately.
I don't think ther is a mathc here for you but the info I have is included...

John Canty (1829-7/30?/1905)        m. Bridget Hirston (??/1850-8/03/1913) abt.1870.
       John & Bridget were born in Ireland. Bridget immigrated to US in 1865 (abt age 15)..???
       John was a RR man, living at 2128a Butterfield, (4th Ward) when son James M.was born in 1874.
       John was buried in Calvery 8/3/1905, Moved to Mt Carmel 10/1913 (Lot 11, Blk 7, Sec11).
       Bridget died 8/3/13 (rec id 3182) and was buried at Mt. Carmel on 8/7/1913.
       Bridget (wid John) Canty is in the 1910 Chi. directory at 2828 S. Lowe...
       John & Bridget had 9 children, 7 of whom were living in 1910 (Re Census).
       Six children living at home, were born in IL per 1910 census, dated April 23rd

Theresa (1892)
       1910 census lists Theresa, age 18 (b1891/2?), single - steno, daughter of Bridget.
Thomas (1889)
       1910 census lists Thomas, age 21 (b1888/9?), single as son of Bridget.
Catherine (1884)
       1910 census lists Catherine,, age 26 (b1883/4?), daughter of Bridget.
Joseph J. (1878)       
       Jos. J. lab 2828 S Lowe av.       (1910 Chi Dir)
       1910 census lists Joseph, age 32 (b1877/8?), single - clerk, son of Bridget.
John E. (1876)
       John E. lab 2828 S Lowe av.       (1910 Chi Dir)
       1910 census lists John E age 34 (b1875/6?), single - clerk, son of Bridget.
James M (1874-5/28?/1913)       
       James M. Canty (teamster), listed in 1910 Chi. directory as living at 2828 S Lowe.
       1910 census lists James M, age 36 (b1873/4?), as son of Bridget, single - clerk.
       James died at age 38 and is burried in the family plot at Mt Carmel.


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