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Christopher Prentice of Fintona, Ireland and Lake Forest, IL

Christopher R. Prentice of Fintona, Co. Tyrone, Ireland and Lake Forest, IL
By Linus Joseph Dewald Jr., Editor
Spring 2004 and Revised 6 Apr 2011

1. Robert F. Prentice was b. 23 Jul 1867 in Belfast, Antrim, Northern Ireland, and d. 1946 in Racine, WI per Ancestry.com .

He m. Elizabeth Preston. She was b. in Belfast, Antrim, Northern Ireland and d. in Racine, WI. They had 1 or more children, including:

  1. Christopher R. Prentice was b. c. 1900 in Fintona, County Tyrone, Ireland. . . . . . . . . . . . [2]

2. Christopher R. Prentice was b. 1 May 1900 in Belfast, Antrim, Northern Ireland and d. 8 Jun 1976 in Racine, WI. He appears in Ellis Island records as departing from Liverpool, England aboard the "New York" and arriving in New York on 16 April 1916. He was described as a "Drapers(?) Assistant." His last permanent residence was Fintona, County Tyrone, Ireland. His destination was Lake Forest, IL to join a cousin, James Patterson(?).

Christopher was described as 5' 4", fair complexion, brown hair and blue eyes.

He appears in the 1930 Racine, Racine Co., WI census as a "Milk Distributor" with his wife and family.

He m. Elizabeth A. Pottinger on 2 Jun 1921, Racine, WI. She was b. 12 Apr 1902, Racine,WI, and d. there on 14 Jul 1972.. Elizabeth was the dau. of Robert Pottinger (1869-1946) and Elizabeth Corsie (1862-1926). Children:

  1. Leone A. Prentice, b. 9 Feb 1921, Racine, WI. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [3]

3. Leone A. Prentice, b. 9 Feb 1921, Racine, WI, where she later died on 23 Apr 2001.

She m. Arthur Lester McCallum. He was b. 30 Sep 1921, Lowell, MA, and d. 1 Mar 2009, Racine, WI per SSDI. They had 1 or more children, including:

  1. (living dau.) McCalllum. She m. Mr. Cook and had a daughter.

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