Bridget E. Fitzsimmons Gardner

Birth
County Dublin, Ireland
Death 8 Jan 1919 (aged 81)
Evanston, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Evanston, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Plot Lot 35 Block 6 Section Z
Memorial ID 77030640 · View Source
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Immigrated as single woman into USA May 06 1854 on ship GREAT WESTERN at age 18 years--Origin: "near Dublin" Ireland. (Apr 26 1910 Federal Census)

Lived at 2425 North Spaulding St., Cook County, Chicago IL; head of household and herself widowed, along with daughter Margaret/Margrett age 35 unmarried, (bSep 17 1864 Chicago dOct 19 1939 Chicago Burial Calvary Cemetery Evanston IL) and daughter Catherine age 30 unmarried (bDec 1869 dFeb 28 1945), and grandson James Peter GARDNER age 14 (bNov 23 1885 Chicago dFeb 21 1950 Shelby, Richland County, OH) (1900 Federal Census) Nephew James' father James GARDNER and mother Mary BLANK, St. Michael's C. Church, Chicago, Cook, IL Baptism Record Book.

Total number of children born to Bridget: 06; Now living: 03. (1900 Federal Census)

Daughter Mary GARDNER (bMay 1862 died a resident of the Poor Claire Nuns Home for the Aged, Evanston, Cook County, IL), married Thomas P WOOD of Ohio St. Vincent's C. Church, Cook County, IL Nov 04 1891 and birthed one son Harry Stephen WOOD 01 Aug 1893--who married Freida SWITZER and they birthed Harry S WOOD 1916, Louis William WOOD 1919, Robert Earl WOOD 1924, and Frederic V WOOD 1929.

Father of grandson James reported on St. Michael's Church Baptism Record Book to be James GARDNER of Dixon, Lee County, IL, Bridget's son; mother to be Mary BLANK of Chicago, Cook, IL.

Bridge E FITZSIMMONS a single woman married Patrick GARDNER who immigrated into USA from Drogheda Ireland a single man.

Genealogy Researcher: Mary Ann GARDNER, great-great-granddaughter of Bridget F. GARDNER and granddaughter of James Peter GARDNER SR. 2016 email: madwhidbey@yahoo.com Photo of Cemetery Entrance added by Dennis DEEL, Illinois Volunteer.


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  • Created by: Mary GARDNER
  • Added: 24 Sep 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 77030640
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Bridget E. Fitzsimmons Gardner (Aug 1837–8 Jan 1919), Find A Grave Memorial no. 77030640, citing Calvary Cemetery, Evanston, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Mary GARDNER (contributor 47615323) .