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by lldurnan
April 16th, 2012, 5:04 pm
Forum: The Porch
Topic: Hello from the Thomas Durnan branch.
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Hello from the Thomas Durnan branch.

I am Laurence, son of Philip, son of Thomas, son of Stephen Durnan.

I thank Eric for creating this site. I was actively involved in Durnan genealogy from 1980-2000. I sincerely thank Eric for rekindling my interest in our family history.
by lldurnan
March 12th, 2012, 5:17 pm
Forum: Stephen and Bridget Durnan
Topic: Stephen and Bridget in Illinois
Replies: 2
Views: 1250

Re: Stephen and Bridget in Illinois

"The 1870 census lists Bridget as staying with her mother in Aurora, butthe kids aren't listed. Stephen isn't in the 1870 census, most likely because he was moving. I'm just curious as to why the kids weren't listed, especially since your grandfather (Tom) would have not yet turned 1 year old. ...
by lldurnan
March 9th, 2012, 3:08 pm
Forum: Stephen and Bridget Durnan
Topic: Stephen and Bridget in Illinois
Replies: 2
Views: 1250

Stephen and Bridget in Illinois

As Eric mentioned, Stephen moved to Illinois in 1861. He settled in Aurora, IL in Kane County. On May 25, 1865 he married Bridget McGuire (daughter of Patrick and Margaret (Kelly) McGuire) in St. Nicolas Catholic Church in Aurora, IL. A copy of the original marriage license is (or was) available eit...

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