The Martin and Ellen McNulty Family in the Cook County Illinois Census and Other Records

Martin McNulty, son of James McNulty and Margaret Wheelan was born on November 10, 1857 and died at age 64 on November 29, 1921 according to his death record (on the LDS site familysearch.org) in Cook County Illinois. He was documented as Martin J McNulty of 8008 Luella Avenue, Cook County Illinois. His wife was Ellen A McNulty. I can't tell if she had died or was still living from this record. The information was provided by Mrs. Margaret Morris of that same address. Martin's parents were listed as James McNulty and Margaret Whalen (both born in Ireland). He was a Building bricklayer and died of Pulmonary Tuberculosis. He was buried at Mt. Olivet on December 3, 1921. I've noted that numerous other McNulty's also appear to be buried at this cemetery.

Research findings: There was a birth certificate for a male child (name not documented) born to Martin McNulty and Nellie Flynn on January 6, 1903 in Cook County, Illinois. This Martin was born in South Bend, Indiana and Nellie in Normal Illinois. I still believe that this is most likely the same Martin, son of James and Margaret McNulty. On further investigation I found a marriage record from St. Joseph Church in South Bend, Indiana from November 23, 1892 for a Thoman McNally (parents Henricus McNally and Anna McGrath) and Maria Flynn, widow of Jacob Haney (her parents were Johannis Flynn and Helena Welsh of Niles Michigan). Further research is necessary to confirm that Flynn is the surname of Martin's wife Ellen.

Martin was still living with his family on Notre Dame Avenue in South Bend in the 1880 census (born about 1858). I believe I have found his marriage record, but his parent's names arent given so I can't be sure. Margaret Morris (apparently his daughter whom he was living with at the time of his death) and in the census below was married to Joseph C Morris in Cook County Illinois on September 17, 1919 by Rev Edward O'Reilly. Margaret M was 21 years of age and Joseph was 28. The parents names were not listed on this marriage license. Margaret (McNulty) Morris, her husband Joseph and their son George (7) were living on 8408 Paxton Avenue, Chicago, Cook County Illinois, District 305 in the 1930 US Census.

Regarding Martin McNulty (son of Martin and Nellie Flynn) and Mabel Lippert. I believe Mabel was living with her parents John and Francis, siblings Ora and Bonnie in Cook County Illinois, ward 8 in the 1920 Census. Mabel was 12 at the time. In the 1930 Cook County, Chicago District 413 Census, her mom Francis Lyopert (Lippert) was a 53 year old widow living with her daughter Bonnylin Tilbert, 24 (Telephone Operator) and her husband (son in law) Robert Tilbert (Foreman of the Yard Steel Mill). Francis is listed as being born in Michigan, parents in Canada.

The following is a work in progress. I will be adding to it as I find more records in the microfilm.

Type of Record/ Date/ Location Husband/ Father Wife/ Mother Child or others in Census or Birth Record Age Born Miscellaneous
Cook County, Illinois Marriages Index, 1871-1920 (probable Marriage record for Martin, son of James and Margaret Whelan) McNulty, Martin Flynn, Ellen   Martin 28, ELlen 23 Martin born abt 1858; married in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois February 20, 1886
Illinois Marriages 1815-1935 family search.org (note discrepancy in the date with the above record) probable church marriage record for Martin and Ellen. McNulty, Martin Flynn, Ellen       married February 24, 1886 St Patrick's Church, Chicago, Illinois
Illinois, Births and Christenings 1824-1940 index Familysearch McNulty, Martin Flynn, Ellen McNulty, John L   April 19, 1894 Chicago, Cook County, Illinois  
Illinois, Cook County Birth Certificates, 1878-1922 Index, familysearch McNulty, Martin born in IN Flynn, Ellen, born in Bloomington, Illinois McNulty, John Leo Father Martin 37, mother Ellen 31 born April 19, 1894 Chicago, Cook County, IL  
1900 US Census, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Wards 33 District 1052 p 44 of 52 (probably Martin McNulty son of James and Margaret Whelan) 8852 Houston Avenue McNaughty, Martin, Head, born August 1861 IN, parents born in IR McNaughty, Ellen, Wife, born December 1868 Illinois; parents born in Ireland McNaughty, William, Son born March 1889 Illinois, dad in IN, mom in Illinois Martin 38, Ellen 31, son William 11 son William was born March 1889 Illinois; dad in IN, mom in Illinois Martin is a Bricklayer; they have been married 15 yrs with 6 children-4 living; son William is in School
" " " McNaughty, James 8 January 1892; dad born in IN, mom in IL at school
" " " McNaughty, John, age 6 April 1894 IN; dad in IN, mom in IL  
" " " McNaughty, Mary, Daughter 2 November 1897 IN; dad in IN, mom in IL  
" " " Flynn, Helen, mother in Law 76 April 1824 Ireland, parents in Ireland; widow to US 1854 here 46 yrs
Illinois, Cook County Illinois Birth Certificates 1878-1922 familysearch website McNulty, Martin J born in South Bend, IN McNulty, Nellie Flynn born in Normal, Illinois McNulty, Male child   born January 9, 1903 Chicago, Cook County, IL (this is most likely Martin- see below)
1910 US Census, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, Ward 8, 8852 Houston Avenue (probable record for Martin McNulty son of James and Margaret Whalen) McNulty, Mathew, Head (Katherine Potter housekeeper from New York also lived with them) (deceased) McNulty, Margaret, widowed mother 87, born in Ireland; 10 children, 9 living; parents born in Ireland (I believe she died in 1912 in So Bend, IN in the home of her dtr Hartford). Mathew was 51, widowed Mathew born in IN, parents in Ireland Martin was a Brick Layer Buildings- rents his home; no occupation for Margaret
" "   McNulty, William, Son 21, single Illinois, dad in IN, mom in IL Brick Layer, Buildings
" "   McNulty, James, Son 18, Single Illinois, dad in IN, mom in IL Brick Layer, Buildings
" "   McNulty, John, Son 16, Single Illinois, dad in IN, mom in IL  
" "   McNulty, Margaret, Daughter 12 Illinois, dad in IN, mom in IL  
" "   McNulty, Martin, Son 7 Illinois, dad in IN, mom in IL  
Marriage License, Cook County Illinois Family Search.org September 15, 1919 Morris, Joseph C, McNulty, Margaret M (daughter of Martin McNulty and Ellen Flynn)     Margaret 21, Joseph 28 Robert M Sweitzer County Clerk, Cook Co, Illinois; They were married on September 17, 1919 by Rev Edward O'Reilly Chicago, Cook County Illinois
1920 Cook County Ward 8, District 502 Chicago Illinois, 91st Street Morris, Joseph, Head, 28 born Kentucky (dad born Ohio, mom born in Ireland) Morris, Margaret, Wife, 22 born Illinois (dad born Indiana, mom in Illinois)       Married; Joseph was Operator Calumet Cart Company
1920 Cook County ward 8, District 502, 91st Street     McNulty, Martin, J Father in Law 64 Indiana (parents born in Ireland) Widow, no occupation
1920 Cook County Ward 8, District 502, 91st Street     McNulty, Martin, Brother in Law 17 Illinois (dad born in Indiana, mom in Illinois Unmarried, Chemist at Steel mills
Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1922 for Martin J McNulty Family search.org McNulty, Martin J died November 19, 1921 Chicago, Cook County, Illinois McNulty, Ellen A   64 yrs, 19 days So. Bend, IN on November 10, 1857 His parents were James McNulty and Margaret Whalen- both born in Ireland; he was a Bricklayer and resided at 8008 Luella Avenue, 8th Ward, Chicago, Cook Co, Illinois; He was buried on December 3, 1921 Mt Olivet Cemetery; he died of Pulmonary Tuberculosis with secondary Aortic Insufficiency. Daughter Margaret Morris provided the info on the Death Certificate.
Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index 1916-1947 McNulty, Martin J died November 29, 1921 Chicago, Cook County, Illinois McNulty, Ellen A       Father James McNulty and Mother Ellen A McNulty; FHL film 1852998 (note discrepancy in date compared to death record above)
Cook County Illinois Certificate of Birth, Familysearch website Morris, Joseph Cleveland, 27 yr old born in Kentucky' McNulty, Margaret, 25 yr old born in Chicago, Illinois (dtr of Martin and Ellen Flynn) Morris, George Joseph   George was born April 29, 1922 South Shore Hospital, Chicago, Cook County, IL His parents resided at 8339 Crandon Avenue.
1940 US Census for Cook County, Chicago, Illinois, Residence on E93 McNulty, Martin, Head born in Illinois (I believe this is most likely Martin, son of Martin McNulty and Ellen Flynn) McNulty, Mabel, 32 born in Illinois McNulty, Nancy J, Daughter Nancy age 6 Illinois Martin is a Chemist - Iron and Steel; Income $1850 They were living in the same house in 1935
"     Leippert, Frances, mother in law 63 Michigan she is a widow

These records were acquired from the ancestry.com federal census (database online) Provo, Utah, Ancestry.com.