Mortimer Sullivan

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Mortimer Sullivan

  • Birth 7 Aug 1866 Castletown, County Cork, Ireland
  • Death 22 Jun 1913 Joliet, Will County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Joliet, Will County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 69385408

Mortimer Sullivan was born to Timothy and Abigail (Murphy) on August 7, 1866 in Castletown District, County Cork, Ireland.

He came to America in 1883 despite most of his family reamining in Ireland.

Mortimer married Mary Ann Thompson and together they had Mabel (1893) and Alma (1896). They lived on Ridgewood Avenue from 1892 until June 22, 1913 when he drowned in the EJ&E freight yards in Joliet. It was but his second night on the job after laboring as a meat-cutter and butcher for many years.

Mortimer is buried alongside Mary Ann in the Thompson plot of his in-laws in Mt. Olivet (Joliet).


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  • Created by: Zyzzyva
  • Added: 5 May 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 69385408
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mortimer Sullivan (7 Aug 1866–22 Jun 1913), Find A Grave Memorial no. 69385408, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Joliet, Will County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Zyzzyva (contributor 47404025) .