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Last modified: November 2011
Created: February 1996

LILLIAN HANSEN BIRDWELL O'REILLY BURTON
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BORN: February 23, 1913 1 27 28 Her birth certificate says February 22. It was an error that was never corrected. 1
DIED: March 9, 2007 in River Grove, Illinois 77 78
BURIED: Memorial Park Cemetery, Skokie, Illinois 78
PARENTS: Christine Wagner and Frank Hansen 1 27 28
OCCUPATION: Various, including managing a thrift store, working in a bank, doing floor shows-singing and dancing, etc. She does Psychic readings and writes poetry. 1
MARRIAGE: 1) John D. Birdwell - of Spur, Texas ca. 1937 divorced 1

CHILDREN
NAME BORN DIED SPOUSE NUMBER OF CHILDREN NOTES
Janine Mary BIRDWELL Nov. 24, 1938 Mar. 1983 1) LIVING Kingston
2) LIVING McKenzie
2
LIVING

MARRIAGE: 2) William O'Reilly - of Bisbee, Arizona died of cancer of the liver ca. 1958 1

CHILDREN
NAME BORN DIED SPOUSE NUMBER OF CHILDREN NOTES
LIVING

MARRIAGE: 3) Harold Burton ("Hap" or "Tex") - of Tucumcari, New Mexico (July 19, 1917-Aug. 15, 2000 River Grove, Il) on May 7, 1960. 1 77

RESIDENCES: Chicago, Illinois; 4143 West 12th Street in 1920; 3922 North Mozart Street in 1930 2 27 28
Texas 1
New Mexico 1
River Grove, Illinois 1960-present 2232 Elm St. 60171 708-453-2773 1
NOTES: She writes poetry and songs and is Treasurer of the Entertainers and Actors' Club of Chicago. She is also a board member of the Illinois Society for Psychic Research. She is interested in genealogy. 1
Article by her in August 1998 issue of Fate magazine.

SOURCES: 1 Self
27 1920 Census Illinois, Cook County
28 1930 Census Illinois, Cook County
77 Social Security Death Index on Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com)
78 Obituary of Lillian E. Burton, March 11, 2007 in the Chicago Tribune.