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Nellie McParland

Nellie McParland

Female 1889 -

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  • Name Nellie McParland 
    Born 14 May 1889  Chicago, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • See copy of 1920 passport application (media).
    Gender Female 
    Residence Mar 1920  Chicago, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Address:
    9019 S Burley Ave., Chicago, ILLINOIS, USA 
    • Burley Ave is in south Chicago.
    McparlNellie_9019 S Burley Av Chicago_1920
    McparlNellie_9019 S Burley Av Chicago_1920
    Picture Note: Nellie McParland had her new passport sent here at 9019 S Burley Ave., Chicago in 1920 (from Nellie's passport application in 1920). This multi-family house was built in 1899 and in recent years had 3 bathrooms. © Google Googleview
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    Passport application 20 Mar 1920  Chicago, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Nellie applied to Cook County Court, Illinois for a US passport in March 1920. On the application Nellie was not married.
    Residence 23 Apr 1930  Chicago, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Address:
    1738 Beverly Glen Parkway, Chicago, Illinois, USA 
    • No 1738 is a 3 bedroom house built in 1922.
    Census 22 Apr 1940  Chicago, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Address:
    Wedgewood Hotel, 6410 S Woodlawn Ave., Chicago, Illinois, USA 
    • In the 1940 census Nellie is a widow and working as a cortisiére in the lingerie industry. Her residence, the Wedgewood Hotel, was an iconic building in Chicago south. Designed by Lewis E. Russell and built in 1923 it was demolished in 1988. (see photo in Media)
    McparlNellie_WegewoodHotel,Chicago_1924
    McparlNellie_WegewoodHotel,Chicago_1924
    Picture Note: The Wedgewood Hotel was an iconic building in the south-side of Chicago. Designed by Lewis E. Russell and built in 1923 it was demolished in 1988. Nellie McParland was living here in the 1940 census; her husband "Taylor" Timothy Mahoney had died in 1931.
    Keywords: Picture
    Name Nellie Irene McParland 
    _USED Ellen 
    Person ID I32  Hannaway
    Last Modified 27 Dec 2019 

    Father James McParland,   b. 1854, Lislea, Co Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1939  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Mary Hanlon,   b. Jul 1858, County Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1934  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Notes 
    • or Hanlon
    Family ID F8  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Taylor Mahoney,   b. 6 Aug 1888, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1931, Chicago, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 1926  [7
    • Taylor was aged 37 on his first marriage in about 1926 (1930 US census returns).
    Last Modified 6 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F97  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 May 1889 - Chicago, ILLINOIS, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Address:
    9019 S Burley Ave., Chicago, ILLINOIS, USA - Mar 1920 - Chicago, ILLINOIS, USA
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    Link to Google MapsPassport application - 20 Mar 1920 - Chicago, ILLINOIS, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Address:
    1738 Beverly Glen Parkway, Chicago, Illinois, USA - 23 Apr 1930 - Chicago, ILLINOIS, USA
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    Link to Google MapsCensus - Address:
    Wedgewood Hotel, 6410 S Woodlawn Ave., Chicago, Illinois, USA - 22 Apr 1940 - Chicago, ILLINOIS, USA
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  • Photos
    1955c_USA McParlandsReunion,Glenn_Face CloseUps
    1955c_USA McParlandsReunion,Glenn_Face CloseUps
    Picture Note: The USA McParlands family reunion. Photo taken George McParland's house, Derrycraw, Glenn, Co Down - in 1955/56.
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    McParland, James 1894-FamilyUSAReturnPas'gers
    McParland, James 1894-FamilyUSAReturnPas'gers
    Picture Note: 1894-James McParland & family returning from USA. The Passenger list entry shows his occupation was "Ironworker". The family sailed on s/s British Princess one of the "British" class US Mail steamers of the America Line. © Ancestry.com - UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 (the National Archives of the UK)
    Keywords: Picture
    McParland,Nellie_1920USA Passport
    McParland,Nellie_1920USA Passport
    Picture Note: 1920 March 1st - Passport application to Cook County court, Illinois by Nellie McParland (unmarried) to visit parents in Ireland. It reveals that her father James McParland had emigrated from Ireland to USA in 1880 and resided in USA for 13 years. Nellie also stated that she had returned to Ireland between 1893 and 1905. © Ancestry.com - Source: [S83] US Passport Applications, 1795-1925
    Keywords: Picture
    McparlNellie_9019 S Burley Av Chicago_1920
    McparlNellie_9019 S Burley Av Chicago_1920
    Picture Note: Nellie McParland had her new passport sent here at 9019 S Burley Ave., Chicago in 1920 (from Nellie's passport application in 1920). This multi-family house was built in 1899 and in recent years had 3 bathrooms. © Google Googleview
    Keywords: Picture
    McParland,Nellie&Mahoney_1930 UScensus_extr
    McParland,Nellie&Mahoney_1930 UScensus_extr
    Picture Note: Nellie I McParland & Taylour/Timothy T Mahoney - 1930 census. Living in Beverly Glen Parkway, Chicago and have been married for about 4 Years. Taylour was born in Tennessee of an Irish father and an Ohio mother. They own a mortgage-free property. © Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census
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    McparlNellie_WegewoodHotel,Chicago_1924
    McparlNellie_WegewoodHotel,Chicago_1924
    Picture Note: The Wedgewood Hotel was an iconic building in the south-side of Chicago. Designed by Lewis E. Russell and built in 1923 it was demolished in 1988. Nellie McParland was living here in the 1940 census; her husband "Taylor" Timothy Mahoney had died in 1931.
    Keywords: Picture
    1955c_Nellie&SezzieMcp,PatkBennett,JimGolden
    1955c_Nellie&SezzieMcp,PatkBennett,JimGolden
    Picture Note: Nellie & Sezzie McParland, Patrick Bennett (b1897) & Jim Golden in about 1955; home from America for a visit. Probably taken in their brother George McParland's house in Glenn - near Newry, Co Down.
    Keywords: Picture
    1955c_USA McParlandsReunion,Glenn_names_web
    1955c_USA McParlandsReunion,Glenn_names_web
    Picture Note: The USA McParlands family reunion. Photo taken George McParland's house, Derrycraw, Glenn, Co Down - in 1955/56.
    Keywords: Picture

  • Notes 
    • 1894 - In March 1894 Nellie moved to Ireland from America where the family had been living. The group consisted of both parents, her sister Annie & brother George (see media-copy of ship's Passenger List). Nellie or Ellen in 1901 census was living in Glen, Co Down (townland Derrycraw). 1901 census: Born in America.

      1920 - In March 1920 Nellie is single, living in Chicago and applies for a US passport to visit her parents in Ireland. Her application for a US passport reveals that her father James McParland had emigrated from Ireland to USA in 1880 and resided in USA for 13 years (matches Nellie's return to Ireland above in March 1894). Nellie also stated that she had returned to Ireland (with her parents) between 1893 and 1905.

      1920 - When applying for her passport in March 1920 Nellie requests Passport is sent to 9019 S Burley Avenue, Chicago. This is a multi-family house so it may well have been her residence. However during the following month of April 1920 is the US Federal Census and Nellie is living in her sister Sarah's house (Sadie/Sezzie McParland); Sarah is married to F Philip Golden (Frank) and living at 3115 W Arthington St., Chicago. (3115 W Arthington St. has since been demolished, awaiting redevelopment).

      1930 - In 1930 (census) Nellie has been married for about 4 years.

  • Sources 
    1. [S83] US Passport Applications, 1795-1925, Cook County appliacation No:188359. (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S3] 1901 Census - Ireland, US Passport application in 1920. (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S83] US Passport Applications, 1795-1925, © Ancestry.com. U.S., Passport Applications, 1795-1925 (Reliability: 3).
      1920 Passport application of Nellie McParland.

    4. [S83] US Passport Applications, 1795-1925, © Ancestry.com. U.S., Passport Applications, 1795-1925 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S61] 1930 United States Federal Census, Cook County census returns. (1930; Census Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois; Roll: 449; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 0760). (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S62] 1940 United States Federal Census, (Ancestry.co.uk) (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S61] 1930 United States Federal Census (Reliability: 2).