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John Shanahan was born in Kilcornan Parish, County Limerick and was baptized on September 6, 1830. He married Helen Hayes in Kildimo, Limerick on February 19, 1854. They lived on a farm in Croagh and raised 11 children: Johanna 1856-1950, Thpmas 1857-1914, Margaret (Maggie) 1859 -?, Patrick Edward 1861-1942, Mary Polly, 1863-1954, William 1865-1905, Catharine 1866-1951, Ellen 1868-1966, John 1870-?, David 1872-1964, and Honora 1873-1948. 

My great grandfather Patrick Edward Shanahan was born in Lisnamuck and immigrated to Chicago, Illinois in 1880. He operated Shanahan's Saloon at 49th and Halsted most of his life. Patrick married Ellen Fitzgerald, from Chicago, on August 7, 1885 and raised 7 chidren in Chicago: Nellie, Nora (Cecillia), John F, Franklin, Patrick Joseph, Margaret Josephine, and Edward Thomas.

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Date of Birth 6th Sep 1830  
Date of Death 17th Mar 1885 VIEW SOURCE
Townland born Kilcornan Parish, County Limerick  
Place & Date of Baptism September 6, 1830  
Spouse (First Name/s and Maiden/Surname) Helen Hayes  
Place & Date of Marriage in Kildimo, Limerick on February 19, 1854  
Number of Children 11  
Names of Children Johanna 1856-1950, Thpmas 1857-1914, Margaret (Maggie) 1859 -?, Patrick Edward 1861-1942, Mary Polly, 1863-1954, William 1865-1905, Catharine 1866-1951, Ellen 1868-1966, John 1870-?, David 1872-1964, and Honora 1873-1948  
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