Catherine Loretta Burns

Catherine Loretta Burns and William Edward Quinn


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.

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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