Tuesday, May 25, 2010

The Kane Family


KANE Family Portrait
Family Photo, circa 1892, Dixon, Illinois
(Click image to view larger size with data)


Husband: James KANE (Geni Profile) (O'KANE). Parents: Thomas O'KANE and Lucy O'DONNELL. Siblings: Cornelius O'KANE, Daniel O'KANE, Alice O'KANE. Born: 13 Jun 1835 (based on month and day from death certificate and year of baptism) in Knockancloher, County Kerry, Ireland. Baptised: 26 Jul 1835, St. John's Tralee, Diocese of Kerry. Married: Julia Agnes McCORMICK 08 Jan 1864 Naperville, DuPage, Illinois. Died: 19 June 1912 at 460 E. Bowen Ave., Chicago, Ilinois. Buried: 21 Jun 1912 at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Chicago, Illinois (no headstone). James KANE was employed by the Illinois Central Railroad for 52 years. He began as a day laborer but was promoted to Line Foreman. He finished out his employment with the IC as a watchman, probably at the Illinois Central Depot.

Employment, Residence, and Census Chronology

  • 1858: James probably arrived in New York City from Liverpool, England, aboard the Plutarch on 26 Apr (immigration and census).
  • 1870: James and family were living in Coral Twp., McHenry County, Illinois (census).
  • 1880: James and family, along with James McCORMICK (father-in-law), were living in Tonica Twp., LaSalle County, Illinois, where James was a railroad laborer (census).
  • 1894-95: James and family were living at 322 Ottawa Avenue in Dixon, Lee County, Illinois (directory).
  • 1896: James was a foreman residing at 3138 Forest Avenue in Chicago (directory).
  • 1899-1900: James and family were residing at 278 Bowen Avenue in Chicago (directory).
  • 1903-04: James and family resided at 199 37th Street in Chicago and he is listed as a laborer (directory).
  • 1905-06: James was a janitor residing at 554 45th Street in Chicago with his family (directory).
  • 1907: James was a laborer residing at 4104 Vincennes Avenue in Chicago (directory).
  • 1908-09: James was a watchman residing at 459 Bowen Avenue in Chicago (directory).
  • 1910-14: James, Julia, and Nellie were residing at 460 Bowen Avenue in Chicago, where he was a watchman (directory and census).

Chicago Daily News
June 20, 1912
Page 19, Column 5
Obituary

KANE--James, age 80 years, at his residence [June 19], 480 Bowen Av., beloved husband of Julia Kane (nee McCormick), and father of Mrs. Fred (Lucy) Humphries, Mrs. William (Margaret) Hannan, Mrs. Charles (Agnes) Odell, Nellie, Charles D., Herbert M., Edward J., and John Kane. Funeral Friday [June 21] at 10 o'clock, from residence to Holy Angels Church, thence by carriages to Mount Olivet. Dixon and Tonica (Ill.) papers please copy.

Tonica News
July 5, 1912
Obituary

Word has been received in Tonica that James Kane died week before last in Chicago. He has been in ill health for some time. Mr. Kane was, for many years, a resident of this village and was section foreman on the Illinois Central [Railroad]. He was an honest, hard working man, and well known and honored by all.

Wife: Julia Agnes McCORMICK (Geni Profile). Parents: James McCORMICK and Margaret CULLEN. Siblings: Margaret McCORMICK, John McCORMICK, James McCORMICK, Michael McCORMICK, and Matthew McCORMICK. Born: 04 Oct 1842 in Dennison Mills, Shipton Twp., Richmond County, Quebec, Canada. Died: 02 Dec 1916 at 5250 Prairie Ave., Chicago. Buried: 04 Dec 1916 at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Chicago, Illinois (no headstone).

Employment, Residence, and Census Chronology

  • 1850: Julia was living with her birth family in Milton Twp., DuPage, Illinois.
  • 1860: Julia was living with her birth family in Wheaton, DuPage County.
  • 1881-1891: Julia was proprietor of the Tonica Hotel in Tonica, La Salle County [years approximate] (obituary).
  • 1898: Julia was listed in a city directory living at 3136 Forest Avenue in Chicago.
  • 1899-1900: Julia was listed in the city directory as a "wid James" living at 278 Bowen Avenue (James died in 1912).
  • 1900-01: Julia (Mrs. James KANE) was in the city directory residing at 278 Bowen Avenue.
  • 1912: Julia was listed in the city directory as "wid James" residing at 460 Bowen Avenue (James died here in 1912).
  • 1914: Same as the entry for 1912.
  • 1915: Same as 1912 and 1914 but a second city directory listing at 4124 Vincennes Avenue.
  • 1916: Julia was again listed in the city directory as "wid James" and living at 5250 Prairie Avenue (place of death).

Chicago Daily News
December 2, 1916
Obituary

KANE--Julia, widow of James Kane and mother of Mrs. William [Margaret] Hannan, Mrs. Agnes Odell, Charles, John, Herbert, Edward and Nellie Kane, at her residence, 5250 Prairie av. Funeral at Corpus Christi Catholic Church 10 a.m. Burial at Mt. Olivet.

Ottawa Fair Dealer
January 26, 1917
Obituary

Word has been received of the passing away of Mrs. James Kane of Chicago, her death occurring about two weeks ago. The deceased was the wife of James Kane, who for several years was section foreman for the Illinois Central here. She was also landlady of the old Tonica hotel for several years.


CHILDREN of James KANE and Julia Agnes McCORMICK

1.) Lucy E. KANE (Geni Profile). Born: 27 Nov 1864 in Illinois. Married: Alfred HUMPHRIES 05 Nov 1888 at St. Patrick's Church, Chicago, Illinois. Died: 12 Jul 1914 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois. Buried: 14 Jul 1914 at Oakwood Cemetery, Dixon, Lee, Illinois.

Residence and Census Chronology

  • 1870: Lucy and family were living in Coral Twp., McHenry County, Illinois (census)
  • 1880: Lucy and family were living in Tonica, LaSalle, Illinois (census)
  • 1900: Lucy and Alfred were living at 115 South Crawford Ave., Dixon, Lee, Illinois (census)
  • 1910: Lucy and Alfred were still living in Dixon, Lee, Illinois (census)

Dixon Evening Telegraph
July 14, 1914
Obituary


DIXON WOMAN DIED IN CHICAGO SUNDAY
Mrs. Fred Humphreys Passed Away At The Home Of Her Mother There
Mrs. Fred Humphreys [Humphries] of 115 Crawford avenue, this city, passed away at 7 o'clock Sunday [July 12] at the home of her mother, Mrs. James Kane of Vincennes avenue, Chicago, after a short illness. The remains of the beloved Dixon lady, who has hosts of friends here who will mourn her death, arrived in Dixon today, and funeral services will be held at her home at 9:30 o'clock, and at 10 o'clock Tuesday morning at St. Patrick's Catholic church, Father Foley officiating. Burial will be beside her husband and son at Oakwood cemetery.

Mrs. Humphreys was an estimable woman in every respect and her happy and charming characteristics and manners resulted in her winning the love of all who knew her. She is survived by her mother, three sisters and five brothers: Mrs. Wm. Hanna [Hannan] and Miss Nellie Kane of Chicago; Mrs. Agnes O'Dell of Dixon; Charles, Herbert and John Kane of Chicago and Edward Kane of Los Angeles, Cal.


Child of Lucy KANE and Alfred HUMPHRIES

  • Walter HUMPHRIES (Geni Profile). Born: bef 1894 in Dixon, Lee, Illinois. Died: bef 1914 in Illinois. His birth is the first grandchild's entered in the KANE Family Bible. Although no birth date is recorded, the second grandchild entered was born in March 1894, which makes it likely Walter was born before then.

2.) William KANE (Geni Profile). Born: 07 May 1867 in Illinois. Died: 06 Feb 1884 in Tonica, La Salle, Illinois. Buried: Lostlands Cemetery, Richland, LaSalle, Illinois (no cemetery records or headstone).

Residence and Census Chronology

  • 1870: William and and family were living in Coral Twp., McHenry County, Illinois (census).
  • 1880: William and family were living in Tonica, LaSalle, Illinois (census).
  • 1884: William and family were living on Oak Street in Tonica (obituary).

Tonica News
February 9, 1884


Died, at his home in Tonica, Wednesday evening, February 6, William Kane, eldest son of Mr. And Mrs. James Kane. Deceased was familiarly known among his associates as "Danky." He was 17 years of age, last November. For more than three weeks he has been dangerously ill from pneumonia in it’s worst form; until finally his young life yielded to the inevitable after intense suffering. The burial took place on Friday at the Lostlands Cemetery in Richland [Illinois]. The sorrowing family may justly claim the sympathies of their neighbors.

3.) James KANE (Geni Profile). Born: abt 1868 in Illinois. In the 1870 U.S. Census the family was residing in Coral Twp., McHenry, Illinois. Little James was three years old but enumerated as two. His death was recorded in the KANE Family Bible, but the entry is illegible. It may say June 1879. He was not recorded with the family in the 1880 census.

4.) Charles D. KANE (Geni Profile). Born: 10 Aug 1870 in Illinois (probably Coral, McHenry County). Married: Clara Louise McCOY 20 Jul 1898 at St. Mary's Church, Chicago, IL. Died: 05 Aug 1928 at St. Bernard's Hospital, Chicago, Cook, Illinois. Buried: 08 Aug 1928 at Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Hillside, Chicago, Cook, Illinois.

Employment, Residence, and Census Chronology

  • 1880: Charles and family were living in Tonica, LaSalle, Illinois (census).
  • 1895: Charles resided at 3970 Vernon Avenue and was a buyer at 200 State Street in Chicago (directory).
  • 1896-97: Charles resided at 3138 Forest Avenue and was still a buyer at 200 State Street in Chicago (directory).
  • 1898: Charles resided at 3136 Forest Avenue and continued with the same employment (directory).
  • 1899: Charles and Clara resided at 5808 Michigan Avenue in Chicago (directory).
  • 1900: Charles and Clara resided at 5808 Michigan Avenue and he was manager of a furniture store (census).
  • 1901: Charles and Clara remained living on Michigan Avenue. He was a manufacturing agent at 53 Dearborn Street (directory).
  • 1902: Charles and Clara were living at 5647 Prairie Avenue and he continued with the same employment (directory).
  • 1903-05: Charles and Clara resided at same address. He remained a mfg. agent, but at 160 State Street (directory).
  • 1906: Charles and Clara remained at Prairie Avenue. He was still a mfg. agent, but at 209 State Street (directory).
  • 1907: Charles and Clara still lived at 5647 Prairie. Charles was in house furniture goods on the 4th floor at 167 Wabash Avenue (directory).
  • 1908: Charles and Clara were at the same address. No occupation was listed (directory).
  • 1910: Charles was in residence at 4124 Vincennes Avenue with his sister, Margaret, and her family in the census (Apr 21).
  • 1912-13: Charles resided at 460 Bowen Avenue and was employed in "varnishes" at 54 West Randolph (directory).
  • 1915: Charles was residing at 4124 Vincennes Avenue again. He was employed in "paints" at 54 West Randolph (directory).
  • 1916: Charles was living at 5250 Prairie Avenue (Nellie and their mother also lived there). He remained in the same employment. Clara is shown living at 5640 South Park Avenue (vital record and directory).
  • 1920: Charles was recorded in the census living with Charles COYLE and family in the 22nd Precinct (Jan 1920).
  • 1928: Charles and Clara were living at 5640 South Park Avenue. He was retired at the time of his death in August.

Tonica News
December 27, 1890


Charles D. Kane is a married man. At least he told John Hartenbower so when the latter was in Chicago, last Monday. (This was the date of the newspaper clipping, but I've found no wedding license issued.)

Dixon Evening Telegraph
July 22, 1898
Page 5 Column 4
Wedding Announcement


Charles D. Kane, brother of our James Kane, was married in Chicago, Wednesday [July 20] evening to Miss Clara McCoy, daughter of William McCoy, proprietor of McCoy Hotel.

Obituary Abstract

Newspaper: Chicago Daily News
Date Published: 06 Aug 1928
Page: 36
Name: Charles D. Kane
Residence: 5640 S. Park Ave., Chicago
Born: (not mentioned) [10 Aug 1870]
Died: (not mentioned) [05 Aug 1928 at St. Bernard’s Hospital]
Occupation: (not mentioned) [manufacturing agent]
Date of Service: 08 Aug 1828, St. Anne’s Church, Chicago
Funeral Home: (not mentioned) [John C. Malory]
Clergy: (not mentioned)
Cemetery: Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Chicago
Family Mentioned: Clara McCOY KANE (wife); James and Julia [McCORMICK] KANE (parents); Edward [Edmond] J. of Denver, John F. of Aurora, Ill, Herbert M. (deceased), James (deceased)(brothers); Mrs. William [Margaret] HANNON [HANNAN] of Denver, Mrs. Edward [Edwin][Nellie] BARRINGER, Mrs. Frank [Agnes] MEYERS [MEIERS], Mrs. Frederick [Alfred] [Lucy] HUMPHREY [HUMPHRIES] (deceased); Mrs. Matthew [Mary] McCORMICK (deceased.)
Other Information: n/a

Source: Newberry Library, Chicago, Illinois

5.) Margaret Beatrice KANE (Geni Profile) [my great-grandmother]. Born: 24 Aug 1872 in Tonica, LaSalle, Illinois. Married: William James HANNAN (Geni Profile) 17 Nov 1892 in Dixon, Lee, Illinois. Died: 02 Aug 1945 at Rocky Mountain Osteopathic Hospital, Denver, Colorado. Buried: 06 Aug 1945 at Green Mountain Cemetery, Boulder, Colorado.

Margaret (KANE) HANNAN practiced astrology, wrote & published pamphlets, and gave lectures about holistic medicine.

Employment, Residence, and Census Chronology

  • 1880: Margaret and family were living in Tonica, LaSalle, Illinois (census).
  • 1894: Margaret and husband, William HANNAN, resided at 43 18th Street in Chicago (directory).
  • 1895: Margaret, William, and daughter, Marion, lived at 3970 Vernon Avenue in Chicago (directory).
  • 1896: Margaret, Wiliam, and Marion resided at 3138 Forest Avenue along with her parents and some siblings (directory).
  • 1900: Margaret and her immediate family resided at 278 Bowen Avenue along with her birth family (census).
  • 1905: Margaret and her family were residing at 4252 St. Lawrence Avenue in Chicago (vital record).
  • 1910: Margaret and her family were living at 4124 Vincennes Avenue. As was her brother Charles KANE (census).
  • 1918: Margaret and three daughters were living at 1925 Emerson in Denver, Colorado (directory).
  • 1919-20: Margaret, William, and Marion were living at 1516 Milwaukee in Denver (directory).
  • 1921: Margaret, William, and three daughters resided at 1436 Lafayette, where Margaret was proprietor of an exchange shop (directory).
  • 1922: Margaret, William and two daughters were still living at 1436 Lafayette in Denver (directory).
  • 1923: Margaret, William, and Marion lived at 976 Downing Street. Margaret and William owned/managed a steam bath facility at 826 15th Street, Denver (directory).
  • 1930: Margaret, William, and Marion resided at 521 E. 12th Street in Denver (census).
  • 1940-43 (approximate): Margaret and William lived at 403 Highland Avenue in Boulder, Colorado (family).
  • 1944-45 (approximate): Margaret lived at 1543 Pine Street in Boulder until her death (family).

Obituary Abstract

Newspaper: Boulder Daily Camera
Date Published: 02 Aug 1945
Name: Mrs. Margaret B. [Kane] Hannan
Residence: 1543 Pine Street, Boulder, Colorado
Born: 24 Aug 1872 in Tonica, [La Salle County], Illinois
Died: 02 Aug 1945 at Rocky Mountain Hospital, Denver, Colorado
Occupation: Psychology Teacher [free lance writer]
Date of Service: Not mentioned [06 Aug 1945]
Funeral Home: Allardice Mortuary
Clergy: Not mentioned
Cemetery: Not mentioned [Green Mountain Cemetery, Boulder, Colorado]
Family Mentioned: Husband: William J. Daughters: Miss Marion Hannan, Denver; Mrs. Margaret Hill, Boulder; Mrs. Virginia Greeno, Boulder; Mrs. Genevieve Tullis, Chicago.
Other Information: Her daughter, Marion, was recovering from burns suffered at work (dentist's office) in the same hospital when Margaret died.

Source: Carnegie Branch for Local History, Boulder, Colorado

Children of Margaret (KANE) and William James HANNAN

  • Marion Julia HANNAN (Geni Profile). Born: 12 Mar 1894 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois. Never married. Died: 15 Jan 1973 in Denver, Colorado. Buried: 19 Jan 1973 at Green Mountain Cemetery, Boulder, Colorado.
  • Genevieve Mae HANNAN (Geni Profile). Born: 17 Feb 1897 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois. Married: Charles David TULLIS 06 Sep 1917 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois. Died: 12 Dec 1987 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois. Buried: 16 Dec 1987 at Evergreen Cemetery, Evergreen Park, Cook, Illinois.
  • Margaret Beatrice HANNAN (Geni Profile) [my grandmother]. Born: 03 Jun 1899 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois. Married: Ernest Talfred HILL 19 Apr 1922 in Denver, Colorado. Died: 10 May 1993 in Boulder, Colorado. Buried: 13 May 1993 at Green Mountain Cemetery, Boulder, Colorado.
  • Virginia Agnes HANNAN (Geni Profile). Born: 24 Jan 1905 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois. Married: Lewis Lavern GREENO 26 Jul 1928 in Littleton, Arapahoe, Colorado. Died: 10 Sep 1960 in Denver, Colorado. Buried: 13 Sep 1960 at Arvada Cemetery, Arvada, Jefferson, Colorado.

6.) Herbert Mathew KANE (Geni Profile). Born: 05 Sep 1875 in Wheaton, DuPage, Illinois. Married: Melvina LaCHANCE 12 Aug 1898 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois. Died: 31 Dec 1925 at Illinois Central Hospital, Chicago, Cook, Illinois. Buried: 04 Jan 1926 at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Chicago, Cook, Illinois (no headstone).

Employment, Residence, and Census Chronology

  • 1880: Herbert and his family were living in Tonica, Illinois (census).
  • 1894-95: Herbert and his family were residing at 322 Ottawa Avenue in Dixon, Illniois (directory).
  • 1895: Herbert was a clerk living at 3970 Vernon Avenue in Chicago (directory).
  • 1896: Herbert was a railroad conductor living at 3138 Forest Avenue with his birth family (directory).
  • 1898: Herbert was still a conductor but living at 3136 Forest Avenue (directory).
  • 1899-1903: Herbert was a railroad flagman living at 1613 Prairie Avenue with his wife & sons (directory).
  • 1905-14: Herbert was again a conductor and still residing at 1613 Prairie Avenue with his wife & sons (directory).
  • 1915: Herbert was still a conductor but had moved to 1621 Prairie Avenue (directory).
  • 1923: Herbert remained a conductor but had moved to 1604 Prairie Avenue (directory).
  • 1925: Herbert continued as a conductor but was living at 1503 East 73rd Street (vital record).

Obituary Abstract

Newspaper: Chicago Daily News
Date Published: 02 Jan 1926
Page: 24
Name: Herbert M. KANE
Residence: 1503 E. 73rd, Chicago
Born: (not mentioned) [05 Sep 1875 in Wheaton, Illinois]
Died: 31 Dec 1926 [Illinois Central Hospital]
Occupation: Railroad Conductor [Illinois Central]
Date of Service: 03 Jan 1927
Funeral Home: (not mentioned) [Hursen Undertakers, 1820 Michigan Ave., Chicago]
Clergy: (not mentioned)
Cemetery: Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Chicago
Family Mentioned: Melvina [LaCHANCE] KANE (ex-wife); Clifford and Howard (sons); Mrs. Edwin [Nellie] BARRINGER, Mrs. Charles[Agnes] MEYERS [MEIERS], Mrs. W. [Margaret] HANNAN (sisters); Charles, Edwin [Edmond], John (brothers). Other Information: Member of local No. 327 O.R.C. [Organization of Railroad Conductors].

Source: Newberry Library, Chicago, Illinois

Children of Herbert KANE and Melvina LaCHANCE

  • Herbert M. KANE, Jr. (Geni Profile). Born: Mar 1898 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois. Died: 01 Sep 1904 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois. Buried: 04 Sep 1904 at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Chicago, Cook, Illinois (no headstone).
  • Clifford James KANE (Geni Profile). Born: 1903 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois. Occupation: Locomotive Engineer. Died: 25 May 1968. Buried: St. Mary Catholic Cemetery, Evergreen Park, Cook, Illinois. Clifford married Norine PRENDERGRAST abt 1921 and they had a son, Clifford Herbert KANE (04 Apr 1923 - 29 Dec 1964).
  • Howard M. KANE, Sr. (Geni Profile). Born: 22 Jun 1908 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois. Occupation: Locomotive Engineer. Married: Beatrice T. CONWAY 22 Oct 1955 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois. Died: 17 Dec 1969. Buried: 18 Dec 1969 at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery, Evergreen Park, Cook, Illinois.

Tonica News
September 8, 1904


Chicago papers mention the death of Herbert Kane, 4 year old son of Abijah [Herbert] Kane, whose early life was spent in Tonica. The child was playing in front of his home, 1615 Prairie Avenue last Saturday [03 Sep 1904] when he was run over by a careless cab driver.

7.) James KANE, Jr. (Geni Profile) Born: 24 Apr 1877 in Tonica, La Salle, Illinois. Died: 25 Nov 1901 in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona. Buried: 01 Dec 1901 at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Chicago, Cook, Illinois (no headstone).

Employment, Residence, and Census Chronology

  • 1880: James Jr. was living with his family in Tonica, Illinois (census).
  • 1894-95: James Jr. was a clerk living with his family at 322 Ottawa Avenue in Dixon, Illinois (directory).
  • 1895: James Jr. was a clerk living with his family at 3138 Forest Avenue in Chicago (directory).
  • 1899-1900: James Jr. was living with his family at 278 Bowen Avenue in Chicago (directory and census).
  • 1901: James Jr., afflicted with consumption, left Chicago for Phoenix with sister, Lucy, in October (obituary).
Chicago Daily News
November 30, 1901
Page 10

KANE--JAMES KANE, JR., aged 26 years, Nov 25, at Phoenix, Ariz. Funeral Sunday, Dec. 1, from the residence of his parents, 190 E. 37th St., to Holy Angel's Church, 10:15, thence by carriages to Mount Olivet.

Dixon Evening Telegraph
November 29, 1901
Obituary

James Kane Dead
James Kane, better known as, "Tip," he that could make an imprompter [sic] political speach [sic] at any time for either party, in fact a lad who enjoyed life all the time and had many friends died Wednesday [Tuesday, November 26] in Phoenix, Arizona, where he had gone a month ago with his sister, Mrs. Fred Humphrie [Humphries] of this city. It has been only two weeks since a sister [Mary] died of the same dread disease, consumption, in Chicago. Chicago is the home of the family, father, mother, four sons and four daughters, and there the funeral will be held when the body arrives from the west.


8.) Edmund Jacques KANE (Geni Profile) [also known as Edmond, Edward & Edwin]. Born: 19 Apr 1878 in Tonica, La Salle, Illinois. Married (1): Cecil Abbie PULVER 01 Jul 1899 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois. Married (2): Rose (maiden name unknown). Died: 28 Apr 1930 at Healdsburg General Hospital, Healdsburg, Sonoma, California. Buried: 02 May 1930 at Oak Mound Cemetery, Healdsburg, Sonoma, California (no headstone).

Employment, Residence, and Census Chronology

  • 1880: Edward lived with his family in Tonica, Illinois (census).
  • 1894-95: Edward worked at Borden and lived with his family at 322 Ottawa Avenue in Dixon, Illinois (directory).
  • 1896: Edward was a salesman at 91 Dearborn Street and lived with his family at 3138 Forest Avenue in Chicago (directory).
  • 1898: Edward was a "com trav" and lived with his family at 3136 Forest Avenue (directory).
  • 1899-1900: Edward was still a "com trav" at 76 Illinois Street and lived with his family (and possibly wife) at 278 Bowen Avenue (directory).
  • 1906: Edmund was a "com trav" living at 4849 Langley Avenue in Chicago with his wife (directory).
  • 1910: Edmund, Cecil, Gerald, and Rinaldo were living at 931 Eastern Avenue in Indianapolis, Indiana (census).
  • 1914: Edward and family were living in Los Angeles, California (obituary).
  • 1918: Edward and Cecil were living at 2001 Grove Street in San Francisco, California (directory)
  • 1918: Edwin and Cecil were living at 2173 Grove Street (WWI Draft Card 12 Sep). Edwin worked at an automobile dealer at 334 Golden Gate Avenue.
  • 1930: Edward and 2nd wife were living in Cloverdale, Sonoma, California. He was a farmer. (census, vital record, and obituary).

Obituary Abstract

Newspaper: Santa Rosa Press Democrat
Date Published: 30 Apt 1930
Name: Edmond Jacques KANE
Residence: Cloverdale, California
Born: (not mentioned) [19 Apr 1878 in Tonica, LaSalle, Illinois]
Died: 29 Apr 1930 at local hospital [Healdsburg Hospital]
Occupation: Rancher
Date of Service: 02 May 1930
Funeral Home: Fred YOUNG, Healdsburg
Clergy: (not mentioned)
Cemetery: Oak Mound Cemetery
Family Mentioned: Rose KANE (wife); Rinaldo and Gerald (sons) of San Francisco.
Other Information: He was a native of Illinois

Source: Santa Clara Historical and Genealogical Society

Children of Edmund Jacques KANE and Cecil Abbie PULVER

  • Gerald John Pulver KANE (Geni Profile). Born: 25 Sep 1901 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois. Spouse: Sylvia MAY. Married: 29 Dec 1926 in Denver, Colorado. Occupation: Antiques Dealer. Died: 06 Jan 1958 in Reno, Washoe, Nevada. Buried: 09 Jan 1956 at Mater Dolorosa Cemetery (Our Mother of Sorrows Catholic Cemetery), Reno, Washoe, Nevada.
  • Rinaldo Edmund KANE (Geni Profile). Born: 25 Jun 1904 (possibly in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana). Occupations: Armed Forces, Streetcar Driver, and Taxi Cab Driver. Died: 26 Nov 1964 in Miami, Dade, Florida. Married: Edna May FAIRHURST in 1944 in Dade County, Florida. Buried: 02 Dec 1964 at Arlington National Cemetery, Ft. Myer, Virginia.

Obituary Abstract

Newspaper: Miami Herald
Date Published: 28 Nov 1964
Page: 6D
Name: Rinaldo E. Kane
Residence: 750 N.W. 84th St., Miami
Born: not mentioned
Died: 26 Nov 1964
Occupation: not mentioned
Date of Service: November 30
Funeral Home: Lithgow
Church: St. Mary's Cathedral
Cemetery: Arlington National Cemetery
Family Mentioned: Wife, Edna [Fairhurst]
Other Information: Veteran of WWII and a member of the American Legion Post Number 85 of Miami Beach. Moved from San Francisco to Miami in 1940.

Source: The Genealogical Society of Greater Miami

9.) Mary "Mollie" KANE. (Geni Profile). Born: 11 Apr 1880 in Tonica, La Salle, Illinois. Married: Matthew McCORMICK 03 Jun 1901 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois. Died: 13 Nov 1901 at 568 48th Street (home), Chicago, Cook, Illinois. Buried: 16 Nov 1901 at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Chicago, Cook, Illinois.

Residence and Census Chronology

  • 1880: Mary lived with her family in Tonica, La Salle, Illinois (census).
  • 1894-95: Mary lived with her family at 322 Ottawa Avenue in Dixon, Lee, Illinois (directory).
  • 1896: Mary was living with her family at 3138 Forest Avenue in Chicago (directory).
  • 1899-1900: Mary was living with her family at 278 Bowen Avenue (directory and census).
  • 1901: Mary was living with husband at 568 48th Street in Chicago (vital record and directory).

Dixon Evening Telegraph
November 15, 1901
Obituary

Died in Chicago.
Word has been received by Mrs. Fred Humphrey of the death of her sister, Miss Mollie [Mary] Kane. Miss Kane is well known in Dixon, where she live [sic] for five years previous to he [sic] removal to Chicago six years ago. Her death was quite sudden and is a shock to her friends here, where she was very popular among the young people and loved for her many excellent qualities. Miss Kane was about 23 years [21 years] of age and leaves her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Kane, a brother, John, of Chicago and sister, Mrs. Humphrey of this city, whom she visited last summer. The funeral will take place Sunday [November 16].


Chicago Daily News
November 15, 1901
Funeral Notice
Page 9

McCormick--Nov. 13, 1901, Mrs. McCORMICK (nee Kane), at 563 E. 48th-st., Chicago, aged 21 years. Funeral services 10 o'clock Saturday, Nov. 16, Holy Angels' church, thence by carriages to Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Child of Mary (KANE) McCORMICK and Matthew McCORMICK

  • Marcus Emmett McCORMICK (Geni Profile). Born: 14 Sep 1901 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois. Died: 04 Dec 1901 at 190 37th Street (home), Chicago, Cook, Illinois. Buried: 05 Dec 1901 at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Chicago, Cook, Illinois

10.) John Francis KANE (Geni Profile). Born: 24 Mar 1882 in Tonica, LaSalle, Illinois. Married (1): Elizabeth (LAZANSKY) HARRIS 24 Jun 1912 in Crystal Lake, McHenry, Illinois. Married (2): Frances MAYERS in 1939. Occupation: (1)Flagman, (2)Brakeman, (3)Collector for the Chicago & Northwestern Railway (49 years). Died: 23 Feb 1956 at Galena Blvd. Hospital, Aurora, Kane, Illinois. Buried: 27 Feb 1956 at Calvary Catholic Cemetery, West Chicago, Cook, Illinos.

Employment, Residence, and Census Chronology

  • 1894-95: John and family lived at 322 Ottawa Avenue in Dixon, Lee, Illinois (directory).
  • 1896: John and family lived at 3138 Forest Avenue in Chicago (directory).
  • 1899-1901: John and family lived at 278 Bowen Avenue in Chicago in 1901 John was a railroad brakeman (directory).
  • 1903: John and family resided at 199 37th Street in Chicago and was still a brakeman (directory).
  • 1906: John and family lived at 554 54th Street in Chicago (directory).
  • 1907: John and family resided at 4104 Vincennes Avenue in Chicago (directory).
  • 1908: John and family lived at 459 Bowen Avenue in Chicago (directory).
  • 1909: John and family resided at 457 Bowen Avenue in Chicago (directory).
  • 1910: John and family lived at 460 Bowen Avenue in Chicago (census).
  • 1912: John moved to Aurora, Kane, Illinois (article).
  • 1918-20: John, Bessie, his step-daughter and oldest daughter lived 76 West Park Avenue in Aurora (census).
  • 1930: John, Bessie, his step-daughter, two daughters and son were living at 225 Williams Street in Aurora (census).
  • 1950: John and Frances lived at 331 Main Street in West Chicago, DuPage County (article).
  • 1956: John and Frances resided at 104 Main Street in West Chicago (vital record).
Tonica News
July 3, 1914

John Kane and bride of Crystal Lake [McHenry County], this state, stopped in Tonica a few hours on Monday [June 29] on their honeymoon trip in an automobile. Mr. Kane is the youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. James Kane, our former citizens, and spent his youthful days in our village. We extend congratulations.

Children of John KANE and Elizabeth LAZANSKY

  • Lorraine Beatrice HARRIS (Geni Profile) [step-daughter of John]. Born: 24 Aug 1912 in Illinois. Died: 18 Apr 1998 in Batavia, Illinois.
  • Marcella Marion KANE (Geni Profile). Born: 10 Jul 1915 in Crystal Lake, McHenry, Illinois. Married: (1) Thomas MORTON (2) Jesse PLOWMAN. Died: 03 Sep 2006 in Laughlin, Clark, Nevada. Buried: (Find A Grave Memorial)
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  • John Francis KANE, Jr. (Geni Profile) Born: 27 Sep 1925 in Aurora, Illinois. Married: Helen FILLMORE. Occupation(s): Chief Petty Officer, U.S. Navy (WWII), U.S. Marines (Korean War), Police Chief, co-caption of an underwater recovery team, owner of a heating and air conditioning service. Died: 24 Jun 2008 in Sandwich, Illinois

11.) Agnes Julia KANE (Geni Profile). Born: 19 Mar 1886 in Tonica, LaSalle, Illinois. Married (1): Charles William ODELL 29 Nov 1905 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois. Married (2): Clemence "Frank" MEIERS. Died: 10 Apr 1976 at Snow Valley Nursing Home, Lisle, DuPage, Illinois. Buried: 14 Apr 1976 at St. Michael's Cemetery, Wheaton, DuPage, Illinois.

Residence and Census Chronology

  • 1896-95: Agnes and family lived at 323 Ottawa Avenue in Dixon, Lee, Illinois (directory).
  • 1899-1900: Agnes and family were residing at 278 Bowen Avenue in Chicago (directory and census) and was attending Melville W. Fuller School (article).
  • 1903-04: Agnes and family resided at 199 37th Street in Chicago (directory).
  • 1905: Agnes and family lived at 554 45th Street in Chicago (directory).
  • 1906: Agnes and her husband at 554 E. 45th Street in Chicago with her birth family (vital record).
  • 1910: Agnes and Vivian were living at 4604 Calumet Avenue in Chicago (census).
  • 1911: Agnes may have lived with her first husband and daughter at 6106 Normal Avenue in Chicago (directory).
  • 1951: Agnes may have moved to Glen Ellyn, DuPage, Illinois (obituary).
  • 1955-56: Agnes, Frank, and Vivian lived in Kirkwood, St. Louis County, Missouri
  • 1976: Agnes resided 762 Euclid Avenue in Glen Ellyn (vital record).

Obituary Abstract

Newspaper: Glen Ellyn News
Date Published: 14 Apr 1976
Name: Agnes J. [Kane] Meiers
Residence: 762 Euclid, Glen Ellyn, Illinois
Born: not mentioned
Died: 10 Apr 1976 (age 90) at home
Occupation: not mentioned
Date of Service: 14 Apr 1987
Funeral Home: Leonard Memorial Home
Church: St. Petronille Church
Cemetery: St. Michael's Catholic Cemetery
Family Mentioned: Husband, Clemence (deceased); daughter, Vivian; son-in-law, Carl Muller; two grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.
Other Information: Resident of Glen Ellyn for 15 years.

Source: Wheaton Public Library

Child of Agnes Julia KANE and Charles William ODELL

  • Vivian Mary ODELL (Geni Profile). Born: 24 Apr 1906 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois. Spouse: Carl G. MULLER. Died: 22 May 1981. Buried: St. Michael's Cemetery, Wheaton, DuPage, Illinois.

12.) Nellie KANE (Geni Profile). Born: 9 Jan 1889 in Tonica, LaSalle, Illinois. Married: Edwin Henry BARRINGER about 1923. Died: 07 Dec 1974 at Delnor Hospital, Saint Charles, Kane, Illinois. Buried: 10 Dec 1974 at St. Michael's Cemetery, Wheaton, DuPage, Illinois.

Residence and Census Chronology

  • 1894-95: Nellie and her family lived at 322 Ottawa Avenue in Dixon, Illinois (directory).
  • 1899-1900: Nellie and family were residing at 278 Bowen Avenue in Chicago (directory and census) and was attending Melville W. Fuller School (article).
  • 1903-04: Nellie and family resided at 199 37th Street in Chicago (directory).
  • 1905-06: Nellie and family lived at 554 45th Street in Chicago (directory).
  • 1907: Nellie and family were living at 4104 Vincennes Avenue in Chicago (directory).
  • 1908-09: Nellie and family resided at 459 Bowen Avenue in Chicago (directory).
  • 1910-15: Nellie and family lived at 460 Bowen Avenue in Chicago (directory).
  • 1916: Nellie and family were residing at 5250 Prairie Avenue in Chicago (directory and vital record).
  • 1930: Nellie and Edwin lived at 2618 Blaine Place in Chicago (census).
  • 1969-74: Nellie lived 503 Duane Street in Glen Ellyn, Kane, Illinois (obituary).

Obituary Abstract

Newspaper: Glen Ellyn News
Date Published: 11 Dec 1974
Name: Nellie [Kane] Barringer
Residence: 503 Duane Street, Glen Ellyn, Illinois
Born: 09 Jan 1889, Tonica, [LaSalle], Illinois
Died: 07 Dec 1974 at Delnor Hospital, St. Charles, Illinois
Occupation: not mentioned
Date of Service: 10 Dec 1974
Funeral Home: Leonard Memorial Home
Church: St. Petronille Church
Cemetery: St. Michael's Cemetery
Family Mentioned: Niece, Vivian (Carl G.) Muller, Glen Ellyn; and sister, Agnes Kane Meiers, Glen Ellyn
Other Information: Resident of Glen Ellyn for five years. Her husband, Edwin, preceded her in death.

Source: Wheaton Public Library

Related Items:
[Sources: vital records (birth, marriage, death), census records, obituaries, death notices, funeral notices, newspaper articles, city directories, baptism records, cemetery records, online databases, family bible and the personal knowledge of: Lucile M. KANE, Charline (GREENO) HUTTON, and Jack T. HILL.]

(Please contact me for specific sources and if you have anything to contribute.)

Information updated 10/26/2011.

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