George William Rooney

M, b. 15 June 1878, d. 22 March 1940

Family: Nanette Isabel Madigan b. 23 Nov 1881, d. 1 May 1963

Citations

  1. [S681] George W. Rooney, California Death Records Index, Accessed April 10, 2006.
  2. [S2290] 1900 US Census, Illinois, Cook County, Chicago, Washington, DC, ED 27; Sheet 15A, Ancestry.com; accessed April 10, 2006.
  3. [S896] Rooney-Madigan Marriage License: pilot.familysearch.org, accessed February 12, 2009.
  4. [S1193] Marriage Register 1859-1906: entry for George W. Rooney and Anna Madigan, August 2, 1903 Old St. Mary's Church, Chicago, Illinois, Family History Library, MF# 1455436, Item 5.
  5. [S314] Certificate, George W. Rooney and Anna Madigan marriage of August 2, 1903.
  6. [S648] 1910 US Census, Colorado, Denver County, Denver, Washington, DC, ED 142, Part 2, Line 14, Ward 11, Ancestry.com; accessed March 12, 2006.
  7. [S649] 1920 US Census, Colorado, Denver County, Denver, Washington, DC, ED 283, Page 5B, Ancestry.com; accessed March 12, 2006.
  8. [S1171] The San Francisco Examiner, March 24, 1940.
  9. [S650] 1930 US Census, California, San Francisco County, San Francisco, Washington, DC, ED 234, Page 8A, Ancestry.com; accessed March 13, 2006.

John W Rooney1

M, b. February 1880

Citations

  1. [S1171] The San Francisco Examiner, March 24, 1940.
  2. [S2290] 1900 US Census, Illinois, Cook County, Chicago, Washington, DC, ED 27; Sheet 15A, Ancestry.com; accessed April 10, 2006.

Patrick Rooney

M, b. 1833, d. after 15 June 1878
  • Birth*: Patrick was born at Castletown, County Meath, Ireland, in 1833.1
  • Birth: He was born in March 1839 at Ireland.2
  • Immigration*: He immigrated in 1846.2
  • Marriage*: He married Elizabeth McGinn at Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan, USA, on 20 June 1862. Certificate of Marriage
    State of Michigan, Kalamazoo County
    I certify that on the Twentieth day of June, 1862 at Kalamazoo in the County, aforesaid, I R. F. Judsen, a justice of the peace joined in marriage Patrick Rooney of Kalamazoo in the state of Michigan aged twenty five years and Elizabeth McGinn of Kalamazoo in the State of Michigan aged Nineteen years; that the parties did then and there solemnly declare that they took each other as husband and wife and that there were present as witnesses William McCulloch of Kalamazoo and Rufus H. Grosvener of Kalamazoo.
    Dated at Kalamazoo this twentieth day of June A. D. on thousand eight hundred and sixty two..3
  • Death*: Patrick died after 15 June 1878 at Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA.1
  • Occupation*: He was a book binder on 15 June 1900.2
  • Census 1900*: He and Elizabeth McGinn appeared on the 1900 census of 15 June 1900 at 468 Wabash Avenue, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA. Also living in the same house were two roomers: Joseph Barlech and Henry Perrey.2

Family: Elizabeth McGinn b. 27 Mar 1845, d. 11 Jul 1921

Citations

  1. [S311] Page from bible.
  2. [S2290] 1900 US Census, Illinois, Cook County, Chicago, Washington, DC, ED 27; Sheet 15A, Ancestry.com; accessed April 10, 2006.
  3. [S310] Certificate of Marriage = under text section.
  4. [S1171] The San Francisco Examiner, March 24, 1940.

Ruth Marion Rooney

F, b. 6 October 1905, d. 23 April 2001

Ruth Rooney, 2000
  • Birth*: Ruth was born on 6 October 1905.
  • Baptism: She was baptized at Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA, on 29 October 1905. Religion: Roman Catholic. Certificate of Baptism
    St. James Rectory
    2942 S. Wabash Ave
    Chicago, Illinois 16

    Ruth Mary (Marion) Rooney child of George W. Rooney and Nanette Madigan born in (blank) on the 7th (line drawn through and 6th written over) day of October 1905 was baptized on the 29th day of October, 1905 according to the rite of the Roman Catholic Church, by the Rev. Hugh Mc Guire the sponsors being William Crowe and Elizabeth Madigan as appears from the Baptismal Register of this church Dated November 30, 1965
    Signed Rev. Thomas Ynhas (sp?)
    Handwritten note: October 6, 1905: midnight - this date stands on other records..
  • Census1910*: She was census 1910 on 15 April 1910 at 1335 Miraposa Street, Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA.2
  • Census1920*: She was census 1920 on 9 January 1920 at 534 Logan Street, Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA.3
  • Education*: She was educated circa 1923 at East Denver High School, Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA.4
  • Census1930*: She was census 1930 on 4 April 1930 at 158-162 West North Avenue, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA.5
  • Occupation*: She was Commercial illustrator at an advertising company on 4 April 1930.5
  • Death*: She died on 23 April 2001 at Lincoln Park Nursing Home, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA, at age 95; Ruth was on hospice when she died. They had found a mass in her stomach and decided not to operate. She died peacefully.
    Death Notice: Ruth M. Rooney, 95, beloved daughter of the late George and Nanette, nee Madigan; loving cousin of Helen M. McIntyre and Elaine M. Watson of Chicago, Thomas D. Sullivan of Oak Forest, IL and Laurence F. McIntyre of Lake Bluff, IL. Ruth was a long time resident of Chicago and a retired commercial artist. Visitation Tuesday, 4 to 9 p.m. Cooney Funeral Home, 3552 N. Southport, Chicago. Funeral Wednesday, 11 a.m. Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church, 690 W. Belmont, Chicago. Interment All Saint Cemetery, Des Plaines, IL. In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials to The Art Institute of Chicago. For additional info 773-472-5650. Chicago Tribune, April 24, 2001, p. 9.6
  • Burial*: She was buried after 23 April 2001 at All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines, Cook County, Illinois, USA. Grave 1, Lot 17, Block 10, Section 8.6

Citations

  1. [S1171] The San Francisco Examiner, March 24, 1940.
  2. [S648] 1910 US Census, Colorado, Denver County, Denver, Washington, DC, ED 142, Part 2, Line 14, Ward 11, Ancestry.com; accessed March 12, 2006.
  3. [S649] 1920 US Census, Colorado, Denver County, Denver, Washington, DC, ED 283, Page 5B, Ancestry.com; accessed March 12, 2006.
  4. [S433] Ruth Rooney Photo; Elaine McIntyre Beaudoin, personal files.
  5. [S651] April 4, 1930 US Census, Illinois, Cook County, Chicago, Washington, DC, ED 1590, Page 1B, Ward 43, Ancestry.com; accessed March 13, 2006.
  6. [S665] Elaine Beaudoin's personal knowledge Elaine McIntyre Beaudoin, personal files.

Bridget Ruane1

F, b. January 1870

Citations

  1. [S2170] National Library of Ireland - Baptismal Registers, online http://registers.nli.ie/, Killasser; County Mayo; Diocese of Achonry, Baptisms, Dec. 1869-Jan. 1870. Accessed November 9, 2015.

Bridget Ruane1

F, b. circa 1873, d. 19 January 1966
  • Birth*: Bridget Ruane was born circa 1873 at Ireland. On headstone, Bridget's age is given as 92 in January, 1966.2
  • Marriage*: She married William Gilger circa 1908 at Ireland; A known child, Patrick Gilger, was born in 1910 per the Gilger Family Genealogy, in Ancestry.com. Marriage date is assumed approximately one to two years prior.1
  • Married Name: As of circa 1908,her married name was Gilger.1
  • Death*: Bridget Ruane died on 19 January 1966 at County Mayo, Ireland.1,2
  • Burial: She was buried after 19 January 1966 at Bofeenaun Cemetery, County Mayo, Ireland.2

Family: William Gilger b. c 1877, d. 13 May 1933

Citations

  1. [S2181] U. S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, online www.ancestry.com, William Gilger, SSN 727072899.
  2. [S2317] Family History in North Mayo, Ireland, online www.goldenlangan.com, Bofeenaun Cemetery Headstones, www.goldenlangan.com/graves-bo.html.

Bridget 2 Ruane1

F, b. September 1874

Citations

  1. [S2170] National Library of Ireland - Baptismal Registers, online http://registers.nli.ie/, Killasser; County Mayo; Diocese of Achonry, Baptisms, Aug. 1874-Sep. 1874. Accessed November 9, 2015.

Edward Ruane1

M, b. 1924, d. 13 March 2001
  • Birth*: Edward was born in 1924.1
  • Death*: He died on 13 March 2001.2

Citations

  1. [S7] Ruane/O'Donnell Family Tree, Received May, 1997 Elaine McIntyre Beaudoin, personal files.
  2. [S419] Western People, March 28, 2001, Page 6.

James Ruane1

M, b. 21 July 1886, d. 1971

James Ruane, photo courtesy Sally Gilger
Photograph by Picasa
  • Birth*: James was born at Culduff, Swinford, Killasser Civil Parish, County Mayo, Ireland, on 21 July 1886.1,3,4
  • (Witness) Census: He appeared on the census of 1901 in the household of Michael Ruane and Sara Fitzmaurice at Cuildoo, Killasser Civil Parish, County Mayo, Ireland; Enumerated with the Ruane family is a nephew, Michael Tully, age 6. When James Ruane goes to the US in 1925, he gives his nephew, John Tully, as the US contact.5
  • Living: James Ruane was living between 1907 and 1913 at USA.6
  • Residence*: He lived before 10 September 1907 at Swinford, Killasser Civil Parish, County Mayo, Ireland.4
  • Description*: He was described as having a fair complexion, black hair, blue eyes and about five feet, eleven inches tall on 10 September 1907.4
  • Psgr List*: He was found on a passenger list between 10 September 1907 and 18 September 1907 He traveled on the ship HRS Caronia departing Liverpool, England arriving New York, New York, USA.4
  • Marriage*: He married Bridget "Bea" O'Donnell at Killasser Parish, County Mayo, Ireland, on 12 January 1921.1,7
  • Pass App*: James Ruane had an Irish passport, No. 22644, issued in Dublin, Ireland before 1925.6
  • Living*: He was living between 1925 and 1951 at Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA.2
  • Psgr List: He was found on a passenger list between 23 August 1925 and 31 August 1925. James Ruane boarded the ship Celtic in Cohb, Ireland and arrived in New York City eight days later.6
  • Biography*: When James Ruane arrived in the US, he said he was going to his nephew's home in Chicago, Illinois.6
  • Employment*: He was employed in 1942 with the Chicago Surface Lines. I have been told by his daughter, Sally Ruane Gilger, that he obtained the job with help from Thomas McIntyre, my grandfather, who also worked for the Chicago Surface Lines.3
  • Biography*: James and Bea Ruane visited Sally Ruane Gilger and her family in 1967 in Chicago, Illinois.2
  • Death*: James died in 1971.1

Family: Bridget "Bea" O'Donnell b. 1897, d. 1978

Citations

  1. [S7] Ruane/O'Donnell Family Tree, Received May, 1997 Elaine McIntyre Beaudoin, personal files.
  2. [S2048] Interview, Sally Ruane Gilger, March 29, 2015.
  3. [S2049] World War II draft registration card for James Ruane , serial no. U68, Draft Board, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.
  4. [S2050] Jame Ruane, Caronia Passenger List, September 10 - 18, 1907, Ancestry.com, accessed March 29, 2015, MF roll 0993, page 152, line 30.
  5. [S2052] 1901 Irish Census, County Mayo, Killasser, Cuildoo, Dublin City, County Dublin, Ireland, House #16, Irish National Library, accessed online April 2, 2015.
  6. [S2051] James Ruane, Celtic Passenger List, August 23 - 31, 1925, Ancestry.com, accessed March 29, 2015.
  7. [S1284] Marriage Register: entry for James Ruane and Bridget O'Donnell, January 12, 1921 Killasser Church, Killasser Parish, County Mayo, Ireland, FHL# 1279232, Item 17, accessed January 16, 2010.

Mary Ruane1

F, b. 1922, d. 20 November 2019
  • Birth*: Mary was born in 1922.1
  • Education*: She was educated in 1926. Attended Killasser National School.2
  • Married Name: Her married name was Glazier.1
  • Death*: She died on 20 November 2019 at Donnybrook, Dublin, Ireland; GLAZIER, (née Ruane) (Donnybrook and formerly of Carrabeg, Killasser, Co. Mayo) - November 21st 2019 (peacefully) at home surrounded by her loving family. Mary, dearly beloved wife of Brendan and dear sister of Sally Gilger (Chicago, U.S.A.), sister-in-law of Áine Ruane (Swinford, Co Mayo) and Bernie Glazier (Tralee, Co. Kerry). Sadly missed by her loving children James, Mary, Michael, Susanne, Ruth and David, son-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, nieces and nephews. The Requiem Mass took place on (Monday) 25th November at St. Mary’s Church, Haddington Road, followed by burial at Shanganagh Cemetery. The family would like to thank Fr. Leon O’Giolláin S.J. (U.C.D. Chaplaincy), Dr. Séamus Linnane, Dr. Noel Tiernan, Dr. Paul Carroll and Nurse Aideen O’Brien (Homefelt Private Nursing Home) for the care and kindness shown to Mary. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam dílis

    Published on the Irish Times website on 25th November 2019.3
  • Burial*: She was buried on 25 November 2019 at Shanganagh Cemetery, Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown, County Dublin, Ireland.3

Citations

  1. [S7] Ruane/O'Donnell Family Tree, Received May, 1997 Elaine McIntyre Beaudoin, personal files.
  2. [S2023] Killasser and Knocks Centenary Reunion Committee, Anseo!, Page 248. Book lent by Sally Ruane Gilger.
  3. [S2799] Irish Times, Online, November 35, 2019, https://notices.irishtimes.com/death/glazier-mary/56074243, A text from Mary Gilger Korrison on November 21, 2019 notified me of Mary Glazier's death.