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From: Mary Ellen Chambers <>
Subject: RE: [IRL-MAYO] Re: Looking for Descendants
Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2005 09:42:55 -0700 (PDT)
Use Cleveland Necrology File as key words click on. It will take you to the file, a space with cursor blinking place your surname without/with given name. If there are any they will come up or you will be told there is no listing. This covers the years from about or just before 1875 to 1975. After 1975, you can insert name. If there is one, you will be given the date, section and page. That is all that I have ever been able to open up on these. Then I go out to Fairview County Library and microfiche that page for the actual obit.
The Necrology File is part of the Cleveland Public Library website, too.
Also, until about 1920, obits were the unsual. Cleveland being an ethnic city and obits were expensive, "word of mouth", the Sunday pulpit, and the black wreaths/bunting on the doors denoted the death. Printed obits were rare.
American spellings also may cause confusion. If I have no luck with surname/given, I next do Irish nick names for given (i.e. Nell/Nellie for Ellen/Elinor, Judith/Judy/Johanna/Joan for Joanna, etc.) Then I scroll through just the surname which in a common Irish Mayo name can be in the hundreds. But I do agree it is a great source.
Mary Ellen Chambers
Joyce Hennessy <> wrote:
What am I doing incorrectly concerning the Cleveland Necrology site -
when I try to get into it I get a page that states on the upper left hand
side "null"? Thanks so much for any advice.
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Subject: [IRL-MAYO] Re: Looking for Descendants
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Hi Jo Ann,
Start with the Cleveland Necrology files at
http://dxsrv4.cpl.org/WebZ/Authorize?sessionid=0 . There are several obits
for your family:
Name: Corrigan, Thomas
Date: Nov 20 1944
Notes: Corrigan, Thomas, beloved husband of Catherine (nee O'Malley), father
of Thomas and Edward, U.S.A.; Kathleen, Rose Mary, Francis, Patricia,
Raymond, Robert, Joseph, Charles, Barbara Ann and the late Josephine and
Ignatius, brother of Margaret, Julia, Celia, Catherine and Bridget, at his
residence, 10517 Govenor ave., Saturday, Nov. 18, 1944. Friends may call at
McGorray Bros.' Lakewood Home, 14133 Detroit ave. Funeral services Tuesday,
Nov. 21, St. Ignatius' Church at 9 a. m.
Name: Corrigan, Josephine Ann
Date: Mar 16 1934
Notes: Corrigan: Josephine Ann, age 8 years, darling daughter of Thomas and
Catherine (nee O'Malley), sister of Kathleen, Rosemary, Patricia, Thomas,
Edward Florence, Raymond and Robert, at her residence, 2204 W. 103 St.
Thursday, March 15, 1934. Funeral Saturday, March 17, from St. Ignatius'
Church at 9 a. m.
Name: Corrigan, Barbara Ann
Date: Dec 10 1945
Notes: Corrigan, Barbara Ann, darling daughter of Catherine (nee O'Malley)
and the late Thomas, sister of Thomas, Edward and Francis, U. S. Army;
Kathleen, Rosemary, Patricia, Raymond, Robert, Joseph, Charles, the late
Josephine and Ignatius, residence, 10517 Governor ave., Fri., Dec. 7, 1945.
Friends may call at McGorray Bros.' Lakewood Home, 14133 Detroit ave.
Funeral services Tues., Dec. 11, St. Ignatius' Church at 9 a. m
Name: O'Malley, James E.
Date: ? 1952
Notes: O'Malley, James E., son of the late Edward and Anne (nee Johnstone)
brother of Owen (deceased) of County Mayo, Ireland, Mary Vokaty and
Catherine Corrigan, residence, 10517 Governor Ave., Monday, Nov. 24, 1952.
Friends may call at McGorray Bros. Lakewood Home, 14133 Detroit Ave. Funeral
Thursday, Nov. 27 St. Philip & James Church, 3727 Bosworth Rd., at 10 a. m.
Interment Calvary Cemetery
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