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Philip Sullivan and Ellen Connor Family
Philip Sullivan and Ellen Connor Family: From left to right: James Sullivan, James Gahagan, Ann Sullivan Gahagan, Philip M. Sullivan, Honora "Nonie" Mahoney, Thomas Hoy, Mary Sullivan Hoy, Pete Sullivan, Ellen Madigan Sullivan, Alex Sullivan, Maggie Sweeny Sullivan, Frank Sullivan; Seated: Philip J. Sullivan and Ellen Connor Sullivan, c1908-1909
About Philip Sullivan and Ellen Connor
About Philip J. Sullivan and Ellen Connor
Philip J. Sullivan, son of Patrick Sullivan and Rose (last name most likely Corcoran) was born on January 6, 1840 in Dennbane, County Cavan. He was one of ten children. He and his wife Ellen Connor, daughter of James Connor (c1818-1897) and Anastasia Colfer (Colfour) (c1821-1884) was born 1843 in Taghmon, County Wexford, also had ten children. Philip immigrated c1856 and Ellen c1855, both with their parents and siblings. Philip and Ellen married in Chicago in 1865. They owned a grocery store on the southwest side of Chicago from 1871-c1900s. By 1910, they were living at 833 Madison in Evanston, Illinois, where they spent the rest of their lives. They had ten children: Mary, Anastasia (Ann), James (Jay), Infant, Frances (Frank), Peter, Alexander (See also Sullivan/Madigan Genealogy), Michael, Charles, and Philip. Philip Sr. died of a cerebral hemorrhage on May 26, 1915 and Ellen died of a stroke on December 3, 1919.
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Friday, February 19, 2010
Charles P. Sullivan
Photo courtesy: Dan Schattnik
Charlie, ninth child of Philip and Ellen, entered the Society of Jesus on September 3, 1905, was ordained on June 27, 1920 and died October 27, 1957 in Ohio. As a Jesuit, he taught at Campion High School, Rockhurst College and St. Ignatius High School in Chicago.
This clipping is from an unknown, probably Chicago, newspaper, c1945.
Charlie sent the above note to the McIntyres
following his Jubilee celebrating his 50 years since entering the Jesuits