Posted By:kat alexander
Subject:Re: boston lusks, formerly canada (1800s)
Post Date:February 07, 2013 at 09:48:15
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Forum:Lusk Family Genealogy Forum
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i found more information on this line! instead of trying to push farther back on mary maloney lusk, i decided to find out why her mom was listed as bridget, then later as delia. at first i thought perhaps they were two women, but now i know they aren't. on the 1900 census she is listed as delia, as well as on catherine's marriage to gaudelet. i found her death record! on it she is listed as bridget, with mrs john lusk as the informant, & at the same address as the 1900 census.
the death record was a wealth of information. bridget's maiden name was riley. her parents were thomas riley, & catherine clark (both of ireland)!!!

hope you are well.