Philip Sullivan and Ellen Connor Family

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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Monday, May 31, 2010

Children of Philip and Ellen Sullivan - Obituaries

Philip and Ellen had 10 children.  Obituaries, as located, are included in this post:

Mary Sullivan Hoy (1866-1932)
HOY - Mary Sullivan Hoy, beloved wife of Thomas H. Hoy, mother of Mrs. Marguerite Brankin, Capt. T. Aloysius, Evelyn, Philip, Lieut. Charles and the late Marie and Edward Hoy, sister of the Rev. Charles P. Sullivan, S.J.; Peter, Frank, Alex and Philip; Funeral Saturday at 9:45 a.m., from residence 4152 Washington blvd., to St. Mel's church; interment Calvary.
Chicago Daily News, April 28, 1932, p. 30

Anastasia Sullivan Gahagan (1869-1925)
Have not located obituary

James “Jay” Patrick  Sullivan (1874-1929)
Sullivan, James P. Sullivan late of 2411 Lincoln St.  Father of Gladys and James.  Brother of Mrs. Mary Hoy, Frank J., Peter L., Alexander A., Rev. Charles P. Sullivan, SJ, Philip M. and the late Anna Gahagan and Michael.  Remains at chapel 935 N. Wells St., Funeral Monday at 9:30 a.m. to St. Clement's, interment Calvary. 
Chicago Daily News, March 30, 1929, page 36.

Unnamed Male Sullivan (1875)
A child was born to Philip and Ellen on September 17, 1875 per Cook County Clerk’s Office.  No further information is known about the child.

Francis “Frank” Joseph Sullivan (1876- 1939)
SULLIVAN - Frank J. Sullivan, late of 6342 Glenwood av., beloved husband of Margaret, fond father Edward, brother of Rev. Charles P. Sullivan, SJ; Alex, Philip and the late Mrs. Thomas Hoy, Mrs. James Gahagen, James, Peter and Michael, son of the late Ellen and Philip.  Funeral Monday 9:30 a.m. from chapel 929 Belmont av., to St. Gertrude church.  Interment All Saints.  Member of McMullen Court No. 7, C.O.F. and Chicago Journeymen Plumbers, Local 130.
Chicago Daily News, August 12, 1939, page 27.

Peter Ignatius Sullivan (1878-1937)
Peter I. Sullivan, suddenly, April 3, 1937; beloved husband of Annie, nee Stange, fond father of George P., brother of Frank, Alex, Philip and the Rev. Charles Sullivan, S.J., and the late Mrs. Thomas Hoy, Mrs. James Gahagen (sic) and James Sullivan.  Funeral from late residence, 662 Wellington avenue, Wednesday, April 7, at 9:30 a.m., to Our Lady of Mount Carmel church.
Chicago Tribune, April 6, 1937, page 14.

Alexander Aloysius Sullivan (1880-1956)
Alexander A. Sullivan, beloved husband of Nell Madigan Sullivan; fond father of Thomas and Helen McIntyre; grandfather of Thomas Sullivan, Larry and Elaine McIntyre; brother of the Rev. Charles, S.J., and Philip Sullivan.  Funeral Monday, 9:30 a.m. from chapel, 5911 W. Madison street, to St. Thomas Aquinas church.  Interment Queen of Heaven.  Member of Pipe Fitters union, local No. 597, and Damen council, No. 650, K. of C. EStebrook 8-7500.
Chicago Daily Tribune, January 28, 1956, page 10.

Michael Andrew Sullivan (1881-1902)
Michael Sullivan.  Feb 8.  Beloved son of Philip and Ellen Sullivan (nee Connor) - Brother of Mrs. T. H. Hoy, Mrs. J. Gaghan and James, Frank, Peter, Alexander, Charley and Philip Sullivan.  Age 20 years at Sholto St.  Funeral notice to tomorrow's papers.
Chicago Daily News, February 8, 1902.

Charles P. Sullivan (1883-1957)
Mass for the Rev. Charles P. Sullivan, 74, former faculty member for 29 years at St. Ignatius High school, will be said at 10 a.m. tomorrow in Holy Family church, 1076 Roosevelt rd. He died Saturday in a Mariemont, O., hospital after a long illness.  Surviving are a brother, Philip M., and a niece, Mrs. Frank McGonigle.
Chicago Tribune, October 29, 1957, page A7.

Philip Michael Sullivan (1885-1959)
Philip M. Sullivan of 2115 Birchwood Avenue, Chicago, husband of Nonie Mahoney (sp?) Sullivan. Father of  Sister Mary Ellen, D. C., Agnes Sullivan, Rita Ann De Marco, Thomas L., Philip M. and Joseph C; Also nine grandchildren.  Funeral Monday 9:30 a.m. from Funeral home, 1517 Maple Avenue, Evanston, to St. Margaret Mary Church.  Mass at 10:00 a.m. Interment Calvary Cemetery.  University 4-0251. 
Chicago Tribune, June 21, 1959, Part 2, Page 13.

Philip M. Sullivan, 73, of Chicago, a former resident of Evanston for 25 years, died Saturday at St. Francis Hospital after a sudden illness.
Mrs. Sullivan, who survives her husband, was the former Nonie Mahoney, who was born in Evanston and lived here 50 years.
A former postoffice employee, Mr. Sullivan was born in Chicago and worked in the Chicago American mailing department following his postoffice retirement.  He attended St. Mary's College in Kansas.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Sullivan is survived by six children, Mary Ellen of Normandy, Mo.; Agnes of San Francisco, Rita Ann DeMarco of Davenport, Ia.,; Philip  M. of Des Moines,; and Thomas L. and Joseph C. of Chicago, and nine grandchildren.
Prayer services were conducted Monday at the Fitzgerald and Karsten Chapel and mass was sung at St. Margaret Mary's Church Burial was in Calvary Cemetery.
Evanston Review, June 25, 1959 p. 97

1 comment:

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