Holy cow - this was difficult to come up with.Corridon a Co Kerry name ...
E.D.072North by the south side of Maxwell street, east by the west side of Johnson street, south by the north side of Henry and Wright st, and west by the east side of Blue Island Avenue ... this may be Holy Family parish??
Name: Mary Coridon Age: 7 Birth Year: abt 1873 Birthplace: Illinois Home in 1880: Chicago, Cook, Illinois Race: White Gender: Female Relation to Head of House: Daughter Marital Status: Single Father's Name: Thomas Coridon Father's Birthplace: Ireland Mother's Name: Rosetta Coridon Mother's Birthplace: Canada Neighbors: View others on page Idiotic or insane: View image Household Members: Name Age Thomas Coridon 48(1832) Rosetta Coridon 32 CAN Catherine Coridon 14 all IL (4 yr break - prob. more children) John Coridon 10 Julia A. Coridon 9 Mary Coridon 7 Robert J. Coridon 4 Thomas W. Coridon 1 Michael Hannafen 19 boarder Maria Halloran 19 domestic
1870 Census - the only close hit -- wondering if Rosetta is the 2nd wife, thus the space b/t children (she claims Catherine ... Maggie dies as an infant?)
ame: Catherin Corigan Age in 1870: 4 Birth Year: abt 1866 Birthplace: Illinois Home in 1870: Chicago Ward 8, Cook, Illinois Race: White Gender: Female Post Office: Chicago Value of real estate: View image Household Members: Name Age Thomas Corigan 32 IRE Honora Corigan 30 IRE Catherin Corigan 4IL Maggie Corigan 2IL
Cook County birth registers -- do you see any of them???
Your obit:Obituary of Thomas CORRIGAN in Des Moines Register, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, November 5, 1909, page 6, column 6: In Des Moines, Nov 4, 1908, Thomas Corrigan, aged 78 years, at his home, 321 East Twelfth street. The funeral services will be held from the Church of the Visitation this morning at 9 o'clock. Interment at St. Ambrose cemetery.