Monday, July 20, 2009

Catherine Sheehan 1873-1949

St Paul's Catholic Church Burlington IA
Baptismal and Marriage Records 1852-1927
born 11-Apr-1873, bapt'd April 14, 1873 by T F Guinn
parents: William Sheehan & Mary Carroll sponsors: John Roach & Bridget Carroll

1880 Federal Census IA Henry Co Tippecanoe Twp listed with parents

1885 Sept a Katie's name on St. Paul's Catholic School list

1895 February Katie was a witness at sister's marriage

1895 Census IA Des Moines Co Burlington ward 6 Kate age 22

Burlington City Directory
1898 a Kate, dressmkr, 802 South Garfield Avenue
1899 a Kate, dressmkr, 802 South Garfield Avenue

1899 February 8th Katie was a witness at brother Edward's marriage

Burlington City Directory
1900-01 Miss Katherine, 1300 South Street [ I've indicated some entries for a Kate as it is not confirmed that she is ours. When 'a Kate' is not present the fact stated is confirmed.]

Burlington The Evening Gazette Morning December 08, 1902 Mother's obit: Mrs. C. Osborn of Chicago

an Eliphalet Osborn is listed in Burlington City Directory 1866 thru 1885 ('85 being the most current directory I've searched)

Catherine most probably married after her brother's marriage Feb 1899 and her mother's death in 1902.

1910 Census NE Logan Burt
OSBORN,
Edgar W, 36, married 8 ys, MO-MO-MO, carpenter, house
Catherine. 38, married 8 ys, 4 children/3living, MO-IRE-IRE
Mary E, 8, IL-MO-IA
Margaret L, 6, IL-MO-IA
Agnes C, 4, IL-MO-IA

1910-11 Galesburg, IL City Directory
Sheahan, Harold, wks King stone yds, r 695 s Seminary (relationship unknown)
Sheahan, James G., foreman Hansen's livery, r 477 w South (Mary) (relationship unknown)
Sheahan, John, student Corpus Christi lyceum, r 477 w South (relationship unknown)
Sheahan, Julia, clerk Big Store, r 477 w South (relationship unknown)
Sheahan, Leo, student Corpus Christi lyceum, r 477 w South (relationship unknown)
Sheahan, Mae, r 477 w South (relationship unknown)
Sheahan, Mrs. Margaret, r 712 s Academy [This we know is Wm Sheehan's married sister.]
Sheahan, Miss Marguerite, student St Joseph's Academy, r 477 w South (relationship unknown)
Sheahan, M. W. (retired) r 712 s Academy [This we know is Our Wm Sheehan with mispelled surmane.]
Sheahan, R. E., supt bridge construction Q, r 812 s Academy (Adeline) {This we know is our Robt E. Sheehan son of Wm Sheehan.]
Osborn, E. W., brakeman Q, r 712 s Academy

1912-Apr-07 Burlington Hawk-Eye Sunday Morning
Father's obit: Mrs. E. W. Obsorn of Galesburg

1913-14 Galesburg, IL City Directory
Osborn, E W, brakeman Q, r 712 s Academy

1915-16 Galesburg, IL City Directory
No listing for E W Osborn

1919-20 Galesburg, IL City Directory
Osborn, Wm E (Katherine E), wks Galesburg Union Tele Co, res 736 N Seminary[is this E W and Katherine?]

1922 Galesburg, IL City Directory
No listing for E W Osborn

1924 Galesburg, IL City Directory
No listing for E W Osborn


1931-Feb-21 The Daily Register Mail Saturday Evening Edition,
Page 11, Galesburg, IL
Mrs. Margaret Sheahan died at St. Mary's hospital at 10:30 a.m. today following an illness of two weeks. She had been a patient at the hospital three days. Death was due to an embolism. Mr. Sheahan died twenty-four years ago. Mrs. Sheahan was a member of St. Patrick's church and the Altar society. Mrs. Sheahan had been housekeeper at St. Patrick's rectory for several years.Surviving are a brother Emmett Sheahan of La Grange and a sister, Mrs. Kate Osborn, Houston, Texas.Funeral Services will be held in Galesburg, the hour to be announced in Monday's issue of the register Mail. For Information friends may call the Foley Mortuary.

1932-Feb IL Knox Co Galesburg
Report of Administrator, Executor, Guardian or ConservatorTo the Judge of the County Court of Knox County, February Term, A. D. 1932 of the Estate of Margaret Sheahan would respectively submit to the Court the following report of his acts and such doings as such Administrator from February 25th 1931 to February 26th, 1932, and charges himself with the following, to-wit:
ReceiptsApril 28th 1931
Cash in Bank of Galesburg $1,842.20
Rent received from dwelling 712 S. Academy Street from March 1931 to Feb. 1932 $ 360.00
Total $2,202.20
ExpendituresApril 28, 1931 -
Paid M. Blake (carpenter) $ 2.75April 28, 1931 -
Paid Taxes on Real Estate (1930) 58.03May 12, 1931 -
Paid W. H. Sullivan (attorney) 50.00May 12, 1931 -
Paid J. P. Foley (undertaker) 660.00May 12, 1931 -
Paid Dr. J. C. Reddington (services) 15.00May 12, 1931 -
Paid St. Mary's Hospital 23.50May 12, 1931 -
Paid Dr. L. E. Kent (services) 2.00August 18, 1931 -
Paid St. Joseph's Cemetery Assn. 75.00October 24, 1931 -
Paid J. P. Bourgoin & Co. (monument) 125.00April 18, 1931 -
Paid for paperhanging & decorating 57.00May 9, 1931 -
Paid for screens 1.50November 1, 1931 -
Paid for plumbing repairs 3.85February 26, 1931 -
Paid W. H. Sullivan (insurance) 16.55February 25, 1931 -
Paid Taxes (1931) 57.89February 25, 1931 -
Paid paving assessment (1931) 77.48February 25, 1931 -
Paid W. H. Sullivan (attorney) 25.00February 25, 1931 -
Paid Galesburg Printing Co. (legal ad.) 10.00February 25, 1931 -
Paid George A. Larson (court costs) 12.20February 25, 1931 -
Paid R. E. Sheehan (admr. commission) 100.00
Total $1,372.75
Total Receipts $2,202.20

Total Expenditures 1,372.75
Balance $ 829.45
Your Petitioner respectfully represents that he has paid all debts, claims and costs against the Estate of Margaret Sheahan, deceased, and after the payment of such debts, claims costs there remained in his hands for distribution among heirs of Margaret Sheahan, deceased, the sum of $829.45.
Your Petitioner further represents that he made the following distribution of the said $829.25:
Paid to Katherine Osborn $138.24

Paid to J. B. Sheehan 138.24
Paid to R. E. Sheehan 138.24
Paid to Joseph Sheehan 138.25
Paid to Lola Vogt (Guardian of Richard J. Sheehan) 34.56
Paid to Margaret Vanek 34.56
Paid to Marie Sheehan (Guardian of George, Dennis & Patricia Sheehan) 103.68
Total $829.45
Your Petitioner having paid all debts, claims and costs against the Estate of Margaret Sheahan, deceased, and having made full and complete distribution of the balance remaining in his hands after the payment of such debts, claims and costs and having fully administered the Estate of Margaret Sheahan, deceased, and that his bond as such administrator be released and that the Estate of Margaret Sheahan, deceased, be closed.

STATE OF ILLINOIS} ss.KNOX COUNTY }
R. E. Sheehan, Administrator of the Estate of Margaret Sheahan being duly sworn says that the foregoing is a full and perfect account of his dealings and transactions and of all money and effects received and paid out by him as such Administrator from Feb. 25, 1931 to the 26th day of February A.D. 1932.etc., etc.- - - -

1932-Feb-26 IL Knox Co Galesburg
In County Court February Term, 1932
In the matter of the Estate of Margaret Sheahan deceased -

Proof of Heirship
And now at this time this cause coming on to be heard upon motion that proceedings be had to determine and declare the heirship of the said Margaret Sheahan, deceased, the following evidence was taken:R. E. Sheehan, a witness duly sworn in examined in open court, testified as follows:My name is R. E. Sheehan, I live in La Grange, Illinois. I am a brother of Margaret Sheahan, deceased, who departed this life in Galesburg, Illinois, February 21, 1931, intestate.Margaret Sheahan was a widow at the time of her death.
Her parents many years prior to her death.
Margaret Sheahan left surviving her -
J. B. Sheehan, R. E. Sheehan, and Joseph Sheehan, her brothers, -
Catherine Osborn, her sister, -
Maud Vizzard, her niece, (A daughter of J. W. Sheehan, deceased, brother of Margaret Sheahan, deceased), -
Margaret Vanek and Patricia Sheehan, niece, Dennis Sheehan and George Sheehan, nephews, (Children of Edward Sheehan, deceased, who was a brother of Margaret Sheehan, deceased) - and William Sheehan and Richard James Sheehan, grandnephews, (Sons of William Sheehan, deceased, who was a son of J. W. Sheehan, deceased who was a brother of Margaret Sheahan, deceased).
Margaret Sheahan never had another brother or sister to die leaving children and she never had a child by adoption.
I hereby certify the foregoing to be all the evidence taken and had herein in the matter of the motion to ascertain, determine and declare the heirship of the said Margaret Sheahan, deceased, and the same as is accordingly hereby certified by me this 26th day of February A.D. 1932.- - -
1932-Mar-21 Proof of Notice of Final Settlement
In County Court, March Term, A.D. 1932
Estate of Margaret Sheahan deceased
Application for Final Settlement.
Proof of Serving Notice
W. H. Sullivan, Attorney for the Administrator of said Estate, being first duly sworn, on oath says that on Thursday the third day of March A.D. 1932 being within ten days after the time of the first publication of Notice of Final Settlement and charge, hereto attached he sent by mail, postage prepaid, a copy thereof to each of the following persons, viz:
J. B. Sheehan, 5221 W. Adams, Chicago, IL
Catherine Osborn, 7148 Fir, Houston, Texas
R. E. Sheehan, 340 N. Spring Avenue, La Grange, IL
Joseph Sheehan, ditto
Maude Vizzard, 237 21st Avenue, San Francisco, CA
William B. Sheehan, 254O Havens Court Blvd., Oakland, CA
Richard J Sheehan, ditto
Margaret Vanek, 3121 Homer St., Chicago, IL
Dennis Sheehan, ditto
George Sheehan, ditto
Patricia Sheehan, ditto
who are all parties known to him to be interested in said estate either in heirs or distributes, that the addresses above given are true addresses of their respective parties as he informed and believes.Etc., etc.- - - -- - - -
1932-Mar-21 Proof of Notice of Final SettlementIn County Court, March Term, A.D. 1932Estate of Margaret Sheahan deceasedApplication for Final Settlement. Proof of Serving NoticeW. H. Sullivan, Attorney for the Administrator of said Estate, being first duly sworn, on oath says that on Thursday the third day of March A.D. 1932 being within ten days after the time of the first publication of Notice of Final Settlement and charge, hereto attached he sent by mail, postage prepaid, a copy thereof to each of the following persons, viz:J. B. Sheehan, 5221 W. Adams, Chicago, ILCatherine Osborn, 7148 Fir, Houston, TexasR. E. Sheehan, 340 N. Spring Avenue, La Grange, ILJoseph Sheehan, dittoMaude Vizzard, 237 21st Avenue, San Francisco, CAWilliam B. Sheehan, 254O Havens Court Blvd., Oakland, CARichard J Sheehan, dittoMargaret Vanek, 3121 Homer St., Chicago, ILDennis Sheehan, dittoGeorge Sheehan, dittoPatricia Sheehan, dittowho are all parties known to him to be interested in said estate either in heirs or distributes, that the addresses above given are true addresses of their respective parties as he informed and believes.Etc., etc.- - - -
A hand written note at the top of copy: "Louise, This is your copy of my final report." [I believe it to be written by Robert Emmett Sheehan, addressed to Louise Rathbun, daughter of Julia Madden who is the daughter of Daniel and Bridget.]*** State of Iowa } Henry County } ss In district Court, October Term 1934In the Matter of the Estate of Julia Mackin, dec'd.FINAL REPORTComes now Emmett Sheahan, executor of the last will and testament of the said Julia Mackin, deceased, and makes the following as and for his final report therein.He states that he was duly appointed to such trust on the 26th September 1932, and on same date duly qualified as by law provided, and gave the statutory notice of his appointment.That there has come intohis hands as such officer the following sums, towit:Cash $ 40.00Time certificate, Henry Couty Savings Bank 665.06Interest on same 26.60Savings account 894.64 ________ Total received . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1626.30Since said date he has paid out and disbursed the following sums, towit:Funeral expenses $ 328.65Doctor's bill 13.50Oil .85Electric light bill 1.96Telephone bill 1.50Nursing 10.00Grave at Mount Pleasant 22.00Perpetual care for graves at Burlington, as provided by will of decedent 50.00Perpetual care for graves at Mt. Pleasant, as provided by will of decedent 100.00Court costs 19.25 Attorney's fee 84.00Executor's fee 84.00Inheritance tax 168.31Louise Rathbun, now McMahon, legatee in testator's will, on final distribution, cash $169.46, trust certificate in Henry Co. Savings Bank, $77.97, total 247.43Katherine Osborn, legatee in testator's will, on final distrubtion, cash $169.46, trust certificate in Henry Co. Savings Bank, $77.97, total 247.43Emmett Sheahan, legatee in testator's will, on final distribution, cash $169.45, trust certificate in Henry Co. Savings Bank, $77.97, total 247.42 __________ Total piad out and distributed . . . . $ 1626.30Your executor reports specifically under Section 12071 of the Code as follows:1. Real Estate: The West 60 feet of Lot 8 in Block 1 Original Plat of Mt. Pleasant, Iowa.2. Decedent died testate.3. No surviving spouse.4. Now heirs listed, except named below as devisees.5. Emmett Sheahan, age 54, nephew, 340 N. Spring Ave., LaGrange, Ill. Mrs. Katherine Osborn, age 60, niece, 108 Cosmos St., Houston, Texas. Louise Rathbun, now McMahon, age 26, niece, 536 Brompton Place, Chicago, Illinois. No legacy remains in charge on real estate.6. No guardian or trustee.Your executor files herewith receipts showing his payments and disbursements, together with waivers of notice of final report, by the above named legatees, and more than one year having elapsed since his appointment, and all the business of said estate having been completed, he asks that he be now discharged and said estate closed.
______________Executor. [no signature]STATE of IOWA, Henry County. ss.I, Emmett Sheahan, being first duly sworn on oath depose and say that I am the executor above named, that I have read the foregoing report, and that the statements thereof are correct and true as I verily believe._____________ [no signature]Subscribed and sworn to by Emmett Sheahan, before me this 4th October, 1934. _________NotaryPublic- - - -
2004-04-27
Found this obit online:1939-09-01 Chicago Tribune (IL) SHEEHAN Edition: Chicago Tribune--John B. Sheehan, beloved husband of the late Marie, fond father of Catherine Ryan and Gertrude Dingle, brother of Katherine Osborne of Houston, Tex., and Emmett Sheehan. Funeral Saturday, 8:30 a.m., from chapel, 5915 W. Division street, to St. Angela's church. Interment All Saints'. Copyright 1939, Chicago Tribune. For permission to reprint, contact Chicago Tribune. Record Number: 19390901dn044
1940-Dec At the time of the death of Margaret's brother Joseph, his ex-wife of 26 years, Josephine Helwick Sheehan Brennan Bowron states on "List of Legal Heirs" Kate - Do not know where abouts or if living or deceased.- - - - -
1942-Jan-13 IL Knox Co GalesburgIn Circuit Court R. E. Sheehan Vs. Catherine Osborn, et al. Chancery No. 11295RECEIVED OF WEBB A. HERLOCKER, Master in Chancery Sixty-two and 70/100 Dollars due the undersigned Catherine Osborn in the above cause.WITNESS my hand and seal in duplicate 13th January 1942Catherine OsbornState Of Texas County of Harris- - - -
1942-Sep-09 IL Knox Co Galesburg In The Circuit Court, June Term, 1942Partition, Chancery No. 11295Master's Report of Deed and Distribution and Decree Approving Same and Striking Cause.R. E. Sheehan vs Catherine Osborn, et al.I, Webb A. Herlocker, Master in Chancery of said Court, now report that as shown by a Report of Sale Heretofore filed and approved herein, I sold the premises involved in this cause on August 16, 1938 for Eight Hundred Eighty-five Dollars to William Farrell and Lillian Farrell, his wife, as joint tenants and not as tenants in common.
The full amount of the purchase price was paid to me and on August 26, 1938, I issued to the purchasers a deed of conveyance of the premises so purchased by them.Pursuant to the orders of the Court, and as shown by receipts attached hereto, I have made full distribution of the proceeds of sale as follows:Revenue Stamps $ 1.00Klaus Nordgren, Clerk 249.20Galesburg Printing Company 17.10Master's Fees 48.001936 Taxes 70.881937 Taxes 55.92Special Assessments 66.72R. E. Sheehan 62.70Knox Co Treasurer, Share of J. B. Sheehan 62.70Knox Co Treasurer, Share of Joseph Sheehan 62.70Catherine Osborn 62.70Maud Vizzard 31.35Knox Co Treasurer, Share of William Sheehan 15.68Knox Co Treasurer, Share of Richard J Sheehan 15.67Dennis Sheehan 15.67George Sheehan 15.67Patricia Sheehan 15.67Margaret Vanek 15.67Total $885.00Dated this 9th day of September, 1942- - - -
1999-June-13 Bob Fieg gave knowledge of husband's given name, children and homestead in Anselmo, NE [Anselmo not listed in Road Atlas]- - -
-2003-Jan-22
1930 Census TX
Harris County Houston
142 Fir
OSBORN, Edgar W, hh, owns home worth $4500; age 52 yrs, age at first marriage 22 ys; MO-US-US; carpenter-construction
Catherine H; age 55 yrs, age at first marriage 27 ys; IA-Irish Free State-Irish Free State
Agnes C, dau; 23 yrs, single; stenographer-newspaper; IL-MO-IA
Eleanora J, dau; 15 yrs, single; TX-MO-IA
2009 Jul 15
Roberta Steed sent copies of death records for Catherine, Edgar Worth Osborn, Marie Osborn Richman, Marguerite L Osborn Warden, Eleanora Osborn Lane and a listing from SSDI for Agnes C Osborn
Certificate of Death Tx Harris Co Houston length of stay 36 yrsresidence 7521 Erath, Houston Date of death March 08, 1949 st her homewidowed, born April 10, 1872, Burlington, Iowa age at death 76 ys, 10 mos, 28 das,Housewife, Fa: ? Sheehan born in IrelandMo: ? Calahan born in IrelandInformant: Agnes C Osborncardiac failure due to aortic insufficiency and arterio sclerosisother condition Hemiflegia leg [I can't read the ahndwriting]Burial March 09, 1949 at Garden of Gethsemani, Houston, TX

2 comments:

Roberta said...

Gerry,

All of this information is fantastic and I am so appreciative to have access to the fruit of all your re- search! Thank you SO much!

~ Roberta

Gerry said...

I enjoy going over these notes again to refresh the memories of these individuals. they certainly have come to life for me through this reasearch.