Margaret “Maggie” MADDEN is a daughter of Ellen DOHERTY and Edward “Ned” Madden. She was baptized 27 Apr 1841in Ireland at Couraganeen RC Chapel, Shanballynahagh townland, Bourney Parish, Roscrea Poor Law Union, Co Tipperary. John DOHERTY & Judy DOHERTY were sponsors. She left Ireland about 1865, 1870 Census?
Thomas EGAN was born in Ireland in May 1852, I don’t know who his parents were. He left Ireland about 1860 and the June 1870 census of Grosse Pointe, Wayne County MI has a Thomas EGAN 19 year old (b 1851) in Ireland working as a Laborer. On 13 March 1875 Thomas EGAN Papers of Naturalization were processed by the Criminal Court of Washtenaw County, Michigan.
On 15 Jan 1877, Margaret “Maggie” MADDEN married Thomas EGAN in Jackson, Mich. Both were from Ireland and Maggie was 26 (B 1851), Thomas was 29 (B 1848) and a Railroadman. Witnesses were Anna MADDEN (her sister) and John Collins. The Catholic Priest was Theophilus Buyse, apparently the same priest her sister had 16 July 1872 marriage of Ellen MADDEN to John E. DIGNAM.
The 12 Jun 1880 census has them at 150 18th St, Chicago IL. Thomas EGAN is 35, a laborer and was born in Ireland. His wife, Maggie is 35 (1845) Married Keeping House B Ireland as were parents. No children are indicated.
The Children of Margaret “Maggie” MADDEN & Thomas EGAN
The 6 June 1900 census says Maggie gave birth to 4 living children but they were not listed in the household.
The 22 April 1910 census says Maggie gave birth to 3 children, none were living.
I have only found 1 birth certificate that was spelled “Maden” and the child had not been named; he was born 19 Jan 1881 at 150 W. 18th Chicago. It states “1st birth of mother” and finally named Edward EGAN. On 28 June 1881, Edward Egan died at 5 months old. On 30 June he was buried at Calvary Cemetery Evanston, IL in Lot 133 purchased by Thomas EGAN, Block 35, Section V. Who and where are the other children?
1900 June 6 Census 738 South Jefferson Street
“Maggie” Margaret MADDEN-EGAN was 48, born Dec 1851 (actual is 27 Apr 1841) came to the US in 1865, 35 years in US Not Nat. Wife of Thomas M 25 years and gave birth to 4 living children (not listed in this household).
Thomas EGAN was Head of the household, was 48, born May 1852, came to the US from Ireland in 1860, and worked as a day laborer. “Uncle” of Nellie & Daniel L. & John McCaffrey
Nellie MADDEN is listed as Niece was 31 born in July 1875, (death certificate says born Aug 8, 1870; actual birth was Aug 6, 1869), immigrated to the US in 1884 and was a dress maker.
Daniel L. MADDEN is listed as Nephew, was 20, born in Aug 1879, (actual is Aug 1, 1875, now is 25) immigrated to the US in 1885 and was a shipping clerk.
John MCCAFFERY is listed as Nephew, was 16, born Oct 1883 in Mich, and was a Postal clerk.
Daniel L Madden attended the University of Notre Dame in South Bend Indiana from 1902 and graduated in 1906. In 1907 he was admitted to the Illinois State Bar Association.
1910 April 22 Census 1917 Jefferson Street, Chicago
Maggie MADDEN - EGAN was Wife age 54 (1856) M 36 years (1874) B Ireland naturalized in 1870 She had given birth to 3 children, none were living. Tom EGAN was 57 (67?), married, naturalized in 1866 and was “out of work.”
Ellan (Nellie) MADDEN was listed as a Boarder, was 34, single, not a US citizen and was a Fore Lady in a Department Store. Daniel MADDEN was listed as a Boarder, was 30, single, naturalized in 1890 and his occupation was Lawyer, office at 1003 108 LaSalle.
On 19 July 1910 Daniel L. MADDEN married Helen Marie HANRAHAN at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 3121 Jackson Blvd, Chicago. Daniel’s age was “32” and Helen was “19”. Witnessed by Florence Ryan and James Cunningham by Fr. Am. Quigley, O.S.M. They are my grandparents.
Margaret MADDEN-EGAN died 12 Dec 1918 and was buried 19 Dec in Lot 133, next to her son Edward (buried 30 June 1881) at Calvary Cemetery, Evanston, IL, Section V, Block 35.
1920, Jan 5 Census 1917 Jefferson, Chicago IL, Ward 20, ED 1126.
Nellie Madden was head of household. She was 46, B Ireland immigrated in 1884, was not naturalized and listed “none” as occupation and was single. Thomas EGAN listed as “father” was 78, immigrated in 1880, could not read or write and listed “none” as occupation. A family of eight named BARKOS were boarders.
1920, Jan 5 Census. 6216 Wayne Ave Chicago
Daniel L Madden was head of household, was 40 (1879, actual is 1875, is 45), immigrated in 1895, naturalized in 1899 and was a lawyer. His wife, Helen was 27, born in Illinois (Father born Ireland, Mother born Illinois).
Daniel L. Jr was 8; and Edward R was 4 (my father).
On 29 Oct 1920 Thomas EGAN died. He was buried 1 Nov in Grave #35 purchased by Daniel L. Madden in Block 4 of Section G at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Hillside, ILL. On 14 Dec 1920 Daniel L Madden moved Margaret “Maggie” Madden-Egan from her original grave at Calvary Cemetery (buried there Dec 19, 1918) to Grave #35 at Mt Carmel Cemetery in Hillside to be next to her husband Thomas.
Nellie Madden lived at 1059 Sheridan Road, Chicago in 1925.
1930, April 3 Census 1634 Morse Ave Chicago
Daniel L Madden owned their home which was valued at $30,000.00 and they had a radio in their home.
He was 55 and was 36 years old when first married. He and his parents were born in “Irish Free State” and he immigrated to America in 1893 and was a naturalized US citizen. He was an “Attorney” in “Law” and a Veteran of the Spanish American War.
Helen HANRAHAN-MADDEN was 38 and her age at first marriage was left blank. She was born in Illinois, her father was born in “Irish Free State” and her mother in Illinois. Daniel Jr. was 18, single and had attended school since Sep 1, 1929. Edward R. was 14, single and had attended school since Sep 1, 1929.
“Nellie Mary” Madden was Naturalized as an American Citizen on 22 Sep 1938. Her address is 1059 Sherdian Rd, Chicago, Birth stated as 8 Aug 1871 born Ireland-Great Britain.
Helen Marie Hanrahan-Madden died 28 July 1943 age 52 years, 11 months and 7 days.
Daniel Lawrence Madden died 23 Dec 1947 and was buried Dec 26 at All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines, IL next to his wife, Helen and grand-daughter Teresa, as well as his son Edward and his wife Nancy (my parents).
Nellie “Mary” “Ellen Madden died 8 Oct 1948 age 78 years, 2 months and 0 days. She was buried Oct 11 in Lot 133, Block 35 of Section V at Calvary Cemetery.
Disturbing the Dead and Irritating the Living; The Saga of Lot 133 at Calvary Cemetery
Thomas EGAN purchased Lot 133 in Block 35, Section V Calvary Cemetery. On 30 June 1881 it is where he and his wife Maggie MADDEN buried their 5 month old son Edward. Maggie is a daughter of Ellen DOHERTY-MADDEN.
On 24 March 1885 David O’DONNELL died age 1 year, 8 months & 6 days (B 18 July 1883?). He was buried in Lot 133 by Edward EGAN. On 28 July 1915, 30 years later, David O’DONNELL was moved out of Lot 133 to Mount Carmel Cemetery, Hillside, ILL, Grave 8, in Block 4, Section 16. William O”DONNELL died age 66 (B 1933) and on 22 Feb 1996 was buried over David in Grave 8. Both David & William O’DONNELL lived on North Clark Street in Rogers Park, Chicago.
On 12 Dec 1918 “Maggie” MADDEN-EGAN died and was buried in Lot 133 Dec 19 by her son Edward. Thomas EGAN died 29 Oct 1920. Daniel L. Madden, nephew of Maggie and Thomas, purchased Grave 35 in Block 4, Section G of Mount Carmel Cemetery Hillside, ILL. Thomas was buried in Grave 35 on 1 Nov 1920. On 14 Dec 1920, Daniel L. Madden moved Margaret “Maggie” Madden-Egan out of Lot 133 to Grave 35 to be next to her husband Thomas.
On 8 Oct 1948 Nellie “Ellen” MADDEN died age 78 years, 2 months and 0 days. She was buried in Lot 133 Oct 11 by her brother, Daniel L. Nellie and Daniel are grandchildren of Ellen DOHERTY-MADDEN. Edward EGAN, the initial occupant of Lot 133 since June 1881 seems to still be looking for some eternal rest in Lot 133.
Is O’Donnell is the maiden name of Thomas Egan’s mother?
1880 Jun 14 Census ED 86 Chicago at 193 Eloina? Street.
Ann O’DONNELL is 62, a widow; listed as her Granddaughter & Grandkids are:
Mary O’DONNELL - EGAN is 38 and widowed.
Thomas Egan, 19 years old is a Clerk in a RR.
Lizzie Egan, 18 years old is “at school”
Joseph Egan, 17 old and works in a Dry Goods Store.
Everyone born in Ireland, so she married in Ireland.
Thanks for reading all this, hope we have connections!