Chronology

1835-55  – Julia is born a slave in Hannibal, Missouri
1865 – Julia probably emancipated from slavery
1869-71 – Julia employed by Richardson family in St. Louis, Missouri
1879-80 – Julia employed by Gilpin family in Denver
1880 – Julia baptized conditionally at Sacred Heart Church
1882 – Julia with Gilpins at Edgerton, Colorado
1883 – Julia’s service with Gilpins ended
1883 – Julia cooked for Teachouts at Edgerton
1883 – Julia cooked for Sherwin family in Cimarron, New Mexico
1884 – Julia cooked briefly in Denver brothel
1885 – Julia worked for Snyder family in Cheyenne, Wyoming
1886 – Julia worked for the Tysons at Fort D.A. Russel
1886-87 – Julia worked in Laramie, Wyoming
1887 – Julia testified in Gilpin divorce trial
1893-94 – Julia worked for O’Donnell family in Denver
1896 – Julia worked for Young family at Fort Logan
1899 – Julia living at 1421 28th St., Denver
1901 – Julia professed in Third Order of St. Francis at St. Elizabeth’s
1904 – Julia listed as cook, living at 2913 Walnut
1905 – Julia bestowed name on Francis Xavier Lee
1910 – Julia working for Ryan Sisters at 5127 Lowell Blvd.
1912 – Julia informed of $100 contingent request from Mrs. Gilpin
1914 – Julia first visited Urquhart House at 4270 Hooker
1916 – Julia’s only photograph taken in McDonough Park
1917 – Julia visited Mother Pancratia Bonfils, who was then dying
1917 – Julia was living at 2821 Walnut St.
1918 – Julia died in St. Joseph Hospital, Denver on June 7, 1918. Buried from Sacred Heart Church at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
2011 – Julia Greeley Guild organized.
2016 – Archbishop Aquila hires Roman postulator and petitions opening of cause for canonization.


There are many, many other events mentioned in In Secret Service of the Sacred Heart. Unfortunately most of them are undated.