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Thomas E. Birtwistle - Bury England 1838 died in Phila.,Pa abt 1900
Maria Schlichtig
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Looking for any info on Thomas.


He married a widow, Catherine Flanagan Roma (?) abt 1864 in Phila.,Pa. I believe that she might have been born in Dublin, Ireland Arrival abt 1858

Catherine was living in NY. In Jan 1870 found Catherine listed as Flanagan with 5 yr old Marry living on 1st Ave betweem 19 & 20 Sts. 14th Dis/18 Ward. Her 1st husband might have been  born in Spain.

She had three daughters, Marry 1865, Anita (Anna)1867 and Esabella 1869. Marry became Mrs. Candless(?),Anna became Mrs. Frederick Betz and Esabella became Mrs. Francis McKernan


With Thomas, she had  George F. my grandfather,1876-1947, Thomas, jr. 1877-1942(never married)

Catherine 1881 became Mrs. Edward Garfield Stehle, Priscilla 1882-1966 became Mrs. Robert F. Dunphy, Charlotte 1884-1910 became Mrs. John Salmon and John A. 1886-1942, he was married but no one remembers her name, also John had an  daughter, who died as an infant. John was in and out of Holmesburg Prison after the death of his child and his divorce.

Does this sound like any of your tree?



Maria Schlichtig
West Chester, PA
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