Where is this family on a U.S. census?Julia born in 1877 in Chicago?I can't see them in 1880 ...
The Chicago Catholic church records are on-line free @familysearch.org, but you'd have to ID the neighborhood (not indexed) ... you might get a Corrigan sibling as a godparent and thus another paper trail.
Rosetta filed for his Civil War pension as a widow in 1909 in Iowa ... B 88 Ill. Infan.
Name: Thomas Corrigan Side: Union Regiment State/Origin: Illinois Regiment Name: 88 Illinois Infantry Regiment Name Expanded: 88th Regiment, Illinois Infantry Company: B Rank In: Private Rank In Expanded: Private Rank Out: Corporal Rank Out Expanded: Corporal Film Number: M539 roll 18
Name: Thomas Corriagn [Thomas Corrigan] **********Residence: Centralia, Illinois********** Enlistment Date: 28 Jul 1862 Side Served: Union State Served: Illinois Service Record: Promoted to Full Corporal. Enlisted as a Private on 28 July 1862. Enlisted in Company C, 88th Infantry Regiment Illinois on 27 Aug 1862. Received a disability discharge from Company C, 88th Infantry Regiment Illinois on ***29 Jan 1863****
Julia b 1874 per familysearch, Mary 1873 in 1900 census, so the marriage had to be in the US.
Where is Tom in 1900 - Rosetta "married" ???
Name: Rosetta Corrigan [Rosetta Caingan] Age: 53 Birth Date: Jun 1846 Birthplace: Canada Eng [Canada English] Home in 1900: Sand Creek, Holt, Nebraska [Holt] Race: White Gender: Female Immigration Year: 1865 Relation to Head of House: Mother-in-law Marital Status: Married Marriage Year: 1865 Years Married: 35 Father's Birthplace: Ireland Mother's Birthplace: Ireland Mother: number of living children: 7 Mother: How many children: 7 Occupation: View on Image Neighbors: View others on page Household Members: Name Age William B Hewitt 31 Mary Hewitt 27 Elmer T Hewitt 7 William F Hewitt 4 Dayle E Hewitt 2 Laura A Hewitt 8/12 Rosetta Corrigan 53arrived 1865, married 35 yrs ...