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Catherine O'Leary
Birth: unknown
Death: Jul. 3, 1895

Owner of the cow that was blamed in the legend for starting the 'Chicago Fire of 1871.' Her descendants apparently have gone before the Chicago City Board Council and asked them to correct the information about the cause of the fire. They believe the fire was started by a tenant in Mrs. O'Leary's boarding house who was drunk and passed out while smoking. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Patrick O'Leary (1819 - 1894)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: May 16, 1998
Find A Grave Memorial# 2932
Catherine O'Leary
Added by: Bobb Edwards
 
Catherine O'Leary
Added by: Dan Murray
 
Catherine O'Leary
Added by: David M. Habben
 
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- Susan Beyer
 Added: Sep. 19, 2014
It was an honor to visit your grave. Rest in peace.
- Karen Kruse
 Added: Aug. 25, 2014

- DENA ANN
 Added: Jul. 3, 2014
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