Submitted by tessden98 on Wed, 2014-11-12 12:00
Michael John Redmond Fortune was born in County Wexford, Ireland, in 1839, the son of John and Bridget Redmond Fortune. He settled in Chicago around 1867 and lived with his wife Annie on Garibaldi Street (now 2915 S. Shields Avenue). Michael worked as a shoemaker. Later, the Fortunes lived at 10216 S. Wallace Street. Annie died in 1897, and Michael in 1917. They are buried at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Worth, illinois.
For further details, contact the Chicago Genealogical Society. Michael John Redmond Fortune is Pioneer Ancestor number 221.