OHCUYAHO-L Archives

Archiver > OHCUYAHO > 2008-08 > 1218996130


From: <>
Subject: Re: [OHCUYAHO] Explosion in Cleveland FINNERTY
Date: Sun, 17 Aug 2008 13:02:10 -0500
References: <c3a.3fcfa4c5.35d9b60a@aol.com><004901c9008e$8fb59d50$01fea8c0@GRAN><005801c90092$73c18f60$6401a8c0@YOURB24BAF2158>


Thank you!!!! Why didn't I find that??? I was using those Ohio death records
for someone else this morning and the image will really help! Thanks, Lila

----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Churukian" <>
To: <>
Sent: 17 August, 2008 12:55 PM
Subject: Re: [OHCUYAHO] Explosion in Cleveland FINNERTY


> What Robert didn't mention is that the cause of death can be seen on the
> death certificate image. The link is just above the information that you
> pasted, where it says "View Image."
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Sunday, August 17, 2008 12:27 PM
> Subject: Re: [OHCUYAHO] Explosion in Cleveland FINNERTY
>
>
>> Someone has already mentioned the 1940 death of John, but I thought I'd
>> paste what I found at familysearch pilot. This doesn't say anything about
>> cause of death, that I can find. The actual death certificate probably
>> gives
>> the cause of death. I realize that a newspaper article is what you're
>> looking for, but here's the cemetery name, too--the sexton's records may
>> tell you something interesting, like the name of a church or clergyman,
>> which may lead to church records. Lila
>>
>> Name: John Lawrence Finnerty
>> Titles:
>> Death date: 28 Mar 1940
>> Death place: Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio
>> Birth date: 13 Jul 1893
>> Estimated birth year:
>> Birth place: Youngstown, Ohio
>> Age at death: 46 years 8 months 15 days
>> Gender: Male
>> Marital status: Married
>> Race or color: Caucasian
>> Street address: #3, 2908 Cedar Ave
>> Occupation: Switchman
>> Residence:
>> Burial date: 30 Mar 1940
>> Burial place:
>> Cemetery name: Highland
>> Spouse name: Nina Perkins Finnerty
>> Father name: Thomas Finnerty
>> Father titles:
>> Father birth place: England
>> Mother name: Mary Flynn
>> Mother titles:
>> Mother birth place: Ireland
>> GSU film number: 2023830
>> Digital GS number: 4020597
>> Image number: 2542
>> Reference number: fn 16441
>> Collection: Ohio Deaths 1908-1953
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: <>
>> To: <>
>> Sent: 17 August, 2008 12:12 PM
>> Subject: Re: [OHCUYAHO] Explosion in Cleveland FINNERTY
>>
>>
>>>
>>> Here is Thomas's obit from the Necrology File
>>>
>>> Id#: 0098468
>>> Name: Finnerty, Thomas
>>> Date: Oct 27 1944
>>> Source: Cleveland Press; Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #025.
>>> Notes: Finnerty, Thomas, 1804 W. 54 st., beloved brother of Joseph J.
>>> Finnerty of 307 E. 208 st., Euclid, O.; Owen of New York, Michael John
>>> and Mrs. K.
>>> Sheridan of Ireland, suddenly by accident Oct. 20. Remains at Dudley J.
>>> Mahon
>>> Funeral Home, 13201 Euclid ave. Funeral Saturday, Oct. 28, St.
>>> Stephen's
>>> Church, 1930 W. 54 st., at 11 a. m.
>>>
>>> Barb Maurer
>>>
>>> In a message dated 8/17/2008 12:28:33 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
>>> writes:
>>>
>>> As others have pointed out there is a listing for John FINNERTY died
>>> from
>>> apparent natural causes....
>>>
>>> However there is a Thomas FINNERTY who died on the exact day of the
>>> East
>>> Ohio Gas Co Explosion Oct 20, 1944 Viewing his Death Certificate he as
>>> a
>>> Watchman at East Ohio Gas and died from "burns of the body... from
>>> failure of
>>> liquid natural gas holders... followed by fire"
>>>
>>> http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#
>>>
>>> Robert Jerin
>>> Croatian Heritage Museum
>>> Cleveland Ohio
>>>
>>> wrote:
>>> In 1944 East Ohio Gas Company Explosion and Fire -
>>> 130 dead, 61 burned beyond identification.?
>>> If you google that I am sure you will find some good articles about the
>>> disaster.
>>>
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Dennis Kowallek
>>> To:
>>> Sent: Sun, 17 Aug 2008 11:45 am
>>> Subject: Re: [OHCUYAHO] Explosion in Cleveland
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Sun, 17 Aug 2008 08:28:49 -0700 (PDT), Christine Hodges Smith
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>>Does any one know anything about a big explosion in 1940.
>>>> All I know about it is John Finnerty was killed in it .
>>>> I know he was a switchman on the railroad there.
>>>> Grandmother Nina Finnerty would never talk about it.
>>>> I do hope someone can enlighten me about this.
>>>
>>> The only John FINNERTY who died in 1940 in Ohio seems to have died of
>>> natural causes according to the Ohio Death Certs at...
>>>
>>> http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html
>>>
>>> There is also only this one listed in the Necrology DB. Where did you
>>> get this info?
>>>
>>> --
>>>
>>> Dennis Kowallek
>>> Cincinnati, Ohio
>>>
>>> ******************
>>>
>>>
>>> -------------------------------
>>> To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to
>>>
>>> with the word 'unsubscribe' without the quotes in the subject and the
>>> body
>>> of
>>> the message
>>>
>>>
>>> -------------------------------
>>> To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to
>>> with the word 'unsubscribe' without the
>>> quotes in the subject and the
>>> body of the message
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> "Each U.S. taxpayer toils 197 days, gives 53.9% of income to local,
>>> state,
>>> federal governments"
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> -------------------------------
>>> To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to
>>> with the word 'unsubscribe' without the
>>> quotes in the subject and the
>>> body of the message
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> **************Looking for a car that's sporty, fun and fits in your
>>> budget?
>>> Read reviews on AOL Autos.
>>> (http://autos.aol.com/cars-Volkswagen-Jetta-2009/expert-review?ncid=aolaut00030000000007
>>> )
>>>
>>> -------------------------------
>>> To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to
>>> with the word 'unsubscribe' without the
>>> quotes in the subject and the body of the message
>>>
>>
>>
>> -------------------------------
>> To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to
>> with the word 'unsubscribe' without the
>> quotes in the subject and the body of the message
>>
>
>
> -------------------------------
> To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to
> with the word 'unsubscribe' without the
> quotes in the subject and the body of the message
>


This thread: