Catherine Loretta Burns (see photo above) was the daughter of my great-grandfather Michael Burns and his first wife, Mary Cagney. Catherine, called Kate by the family, was therefore the half-sister of my grandfather John Michael Burns. Kate was born in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan in November, 1861. She married William Edward Quinn on January 8, 1896 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. William was the son of Bridget Cowhey Quinn and John Quinn. Bridget was the sister of my great-grandmother Margaret Cowhey Cagney Burns, second wife of Michael Burns. William Edward Quinn was born in December, 1865 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.
Kate and William had five children, all born in Chicago.
John M. Quinn was born October 25, 1896. He died December 9, 1947 in Chicago.
Mary Ethel Quinn was born September 21, 1898. She died on June 18, 1901 in Chicago.
William Edward Quinn was born September 22, 1901 and died the same day.
James F. Quinn was born November 28, 1902. He died on February 9, 1918 in Chicago during the great influenza pandemic of 1918.
William Edward Quinn died in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois on January 6, 1918. Catherine Loretta Burns died in Chicago on March 7, 1934.
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