Monday, April 7, 2008

Edel, re-visited

1910 Federal Census IL Cook Co Chicago
2132 North 40th Ave., [appears to be a duplex]
Charles M., 62 ys, married 35 ys, Nor Nor Nor, 1882 yr immigrated, Naturalized, Fish packer Wholesale grocer for Wages, Owns Mortgaged Home.
Karey, 56 ys, married 35 ys, 10 children/6 living, Nor Nor Nor, 1882 ys immigrated.
Charles S., 24 ys, single, IL Nor Nor, Waiter Refreshment store.
Paul A., 17 ys, single, IL Nor Nor, Clerk Clothing store.
Roy O., 15 ys, single, IL Nor Nor, Errand boy Factory.
Ethel Th., 10 ys, IL Nor Nor.
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Just seven years later this obit appeared:
1917-Aug-01 Chicago Daily News Wednesday page 20
HELWICK -Carrie (nee Anderson), beloved wife of Carl N., fond mother of Charles, Mrs. Mary Murphy, Mrs. Josephine Brennan, Paul and Ethel.
Funeral Friday Aug. 3 at 1 p.m. from her late residence 3810 W. Fullerton Ave., autos to Mount Olive.
For Seats call Canal 1344.
Oakland (Cal.) papers please copy.(Ref: Oakland (Cal.) papers please copy.

[My notes written at the time I acquired this obit:
. . . . of the five children listed those probably not in California are Josephine, Paul, Mary and most likely not 18 yr old Ethel. . . . .
Well, thank goodness I didn't assume this guess was the answer because as it turns out Edel/Ethel was in California at the time of her mother's death. Also, as you can see Roy Ole had passed away during the interim.]