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From: bessinger janice <>
Subject: [CHICAGO-POLISH] small happy dance
Date: Sun, 21 Sep 2003 09:12:12 -0700 (PDT)


Thought I would share this for newbies:
> >
> > I have an Irish-born ancestor who died in 1890 (of
> > course,no census!). In the 14 months prior to her
> > death she lost her infant, 14 month old and
> husband.
> >
> > Surviving was her 7 year old. I can't imagine her
> > grief and always wondered if she was alone in US,
> > having arrived about 1880. Several times, I
> checked
> > the 1882, 1890 & 1892 census with her maiden name.
>
> > This time I focused on the addresses and found it
> -
> > a
> > male with her maiden name living at the same
> address
> > where she died. I am going to assume for now that
> > this was a brother. Hopefully by finding him in a
> > later census, etc. I may be able to get their
> > hometown. Good luck to all with their searches.
> > Janice
>

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