William J. Gavin


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Minnie Irene Mette

William J. Gavin 74

  • Born: 23 Jul 1875, Illinois 34,44,614,615
  • Marriage: Minnie Irene Mette on 10 Aug 1898 in Chicago, Cook , IL, USA 612,613
  • Died: 16 Jan 1921, Chicago, Cook , IL, USA at age 45 616
  • Buried: 20 Jan 1921, Bethania Cemetery, Chicago, Cook, IL 44,63

bullet  General Notes:

William's parents were born in Ireland, according to the 1900 census.
A William Gavin sold 314 ft. s. of 46th st. w. fr., 24x124 on Aug. 23, 1910.


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Alt. Birth, Abt 1876, New York. 13

Marriage Contract, 10 Aug 1898, Cook County, Illinois. 74

Residence, 4 Jun 1900, 2551 Lowe Ave., Chicago, Cook, IL. 34 Living here are "Aug" Mette, his wife Anie, "Wiliam" Gavin and "Irine," his wife. Living next door are Henry Schensen, Magrith, and their 7 children plus "Kitie" Mette as head of household, her sisters Lillian and Margerith and Mamie, and her brother "Wiliam". Ward 5, Enumeration District 120, Sheet 3.

Occupation: Worked at the Stockyards, 4 Jun 1900, Chicago, Cook , IL, USA. 34

Residence, Jan 1920 until death, 3520 S. Seeley Ave., Chicago, Cook, IL. 44

Occupation: Conductor, Chicago Surface Lines, 1921. 44

Death. 44 His death was reported by Michael Mette. Cause was chronic nephritis and cerebral hemorrhage.

Cemetery: Bethania Cemetery, Chicago, Cook, IL. 421 Buried with his wife, Michael Mette, his sister-in-law Catherine Mette and Catherine's husband, Byron Arnold.

Probate. I didn't find anything conclusive about a will for Mr. Gavin.


William married Minnie Irene Mette, daughter of Michael Mette and Anna Kearns, on 10 Aug 1898 in Chicago, Cook , IL, USA 612.,613 (Minnie Irene Mette was born on 1 Jan 1878 in Chicago, Cook , IL, USA,25,27 died on 10 Oct 1941 in Chicago, Cook , IL, USA 27,617 and was buried on 13 Oct 1941 in Bethania Cemetery, Chicago, Cook, IL 54.)

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