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7 years ago
KDAD
Thanks for the last two posts. I have the clipping from the December 6, 1942 Southtown Economist.It did indeed refer to Emmett on the occasion of the marriage of Emmett's oldest daughter on November 27, 1942. Paul J. Cunningham did indeed marry Marion (my wife's mother) when she was 17 and was the father of my wife's older sister. We bought a copy of the marriage certificate and oddly enough Ma
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7 years ago
KDAD
Yes, something was definitely being hidden. We originally got Helen C Westen as the mother of Marion Louise Vaile from Marion's social security application made when Marion was 14. Now more paperwork from social security gives two more possible names for Marion's mother: Helen Robbins and Helen Robinson.The father's name was also listed once as Emmett Mcvaile on the last form. With the father we k
Forum: General Discussion
7 years ago
KDAD
Well things are really rolling along.My wife's mother was Marion Louise Vaile. We found that her father's name was Emmett Farrell Vaile from the SS card applied for March 1956 when my wife's mother was 14. Then we found that the father Emmett died 2 months later in May 1956 at South Chicago Community Hospital (now Trinity Advocate) and was buried with other family in St Mary Cemetery and Mausoleu
Forum: General Discussion
7 years ago
KDAD
Yes he kindly answered a question for me on May 3 in General Discussion "Mystery about wife's relatives" Kevin
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7 years ago
KDAD
Thanks for the answers so far. Things are lining up the way my wife remembers her mother's stories. Yes, she was Catholic and said that she went to Catholic boarding school during the week and came home to a hotel on weekends. The mother was loved by everyone with her bright red hair and as a child would dance on the tables at the hotel where the crowd would give her nickels or quarters.
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7 years ago
KDAD
My wife's mother in March 1956 gave 7601 So Saginaw Chicago 43 Ill as her address. The mother was 14 at the time. That is now a vacant lot. We know nothing about my wife's mother...no childhood pictures, until yesterday we did not even know her parent's names. The mother died in 2002 and intimated that her parents might have been underworld figures. Can anyone give us information on 7601 So Sagin
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