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Re: Corrigan: Kerry or Tipperary to US via Canada? to Chicago then Nebraska
Posted by: Kathleen Herron (ID *****6277) Date: March 13, 2012 at 11:06:33
In Reply to: Corrigan: Kerry or Tipperary to US via Canada? to Chicago then Nebraska by patrina mack of 94936

Where is this family on a U.S. census? Julia born in 1877 in Chicago? I can't see them in 1880 ...

The Chicago Catholic church records are on-line free, but you'd have to ID the neighborhood (not indexed) ... you might get a Corrigan sibling as a godparent and thus another paper trail.

Rosetta filed for his Civil War pension as a widow in 1909 in Iowa ... B 88 Ill. Infan.

Name: Thomas Corrigan
Side: Union
Regiment State/Origin: Illinois
Regiment Name: 88 Illinois Infantry
Regiment Name Expanded: 88th Regiment, Illinois Infantry
Company: B
Rank In: Private
Rank In Expanded: Private
Rank Out: Corporal
Rank Out Expanded: Corporal
Film Number: M539 roll 18

Name: Thomas Corriagn
[Thomas Corrigan]
**********Residence: Centralia, Illinois**********
Enlistment Date: 28 Jul 1862
Side Served: Union
State Served: Illinois
Service Record: Promoted to Full Corporal.
Enlisted as a Private on 28 July 1862.
Enlisted in Company C, 88th Infantry Regiment Illinois on 27 Aug 1862.
Received a disability discharge from Company C, 88th Infantry Regiment Illinois on ***29 Jan 1863****

Julia b 1874 per familysearch, Mary 1873 in 1900 census, so the marriage had to be in the US.

Where is Tom in 1900 - Rosetta "married" ???

Name: Rosetta Corrigan
[Rosetta Caingan]
Age: 53
Birth Date: Jun 1846
Birthplace: Canada Eng
[Canada English]
Home in 1900: Sand Creek, Holt, Nebraska
Race: White
Gender: Female
Immigration Year: 1865
Relation to Head of House: Mother-in-law
Marital Status: Married
Marriage Year: 1865
Years Married: 35
Father's Birthplace: Ireland
Mother's Birthplace: Ireland
Mother: number of living children: 7
Mother: How many children: 7
Occupation: View on Image
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Household Members: Name Age
William B Hewitt 31
Mary Hewitt 27
Elmer T Hewitt 7
William F Hewitt 4
Dayle E Hewitt 2
Laura A Hewitt 8/12
Rosetta Corrigan 53 arrived 1865, married 35 yrs ...

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