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From: Nan Brennan <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] McDermott.Ghicago and Sligo Ireland
Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2007 13:01:29 -0600
References: <BAY18-F19A6CDDFE20F73E9A50F86DD810@phx.gbl>
In-Reply-To: <BAY18-F19A6CDDFE20F73E9A50F86DD810@phx.gbl>


Rosaleen,

Do you have an age, or approximate year of birth for Bridget Dermott.
And are you saying she emigrated about 1900?

Nan

On Feb 28, 2007, at 4:14 AM, Rosaleen Scanlon wrote:

> Thank you for the info.
> I was born and I live in Sligo Ireland.The Descendents I am trying
> to locate
> would have been my grans siblings who emigrated to the USA from
> Sligo in or
> around 1900.My research on the internet has produced mixed
> results..My grans
> sister Bridget Mc Dermott was definately in the US. When my Aunt
> Nellie
> Scanlon emigrated in 1926 ,she gave the name of her aunt Bridget Mc
> Dermott . The address was Miss B McDermott 33,Vandervader Pl St
> Louis.I also
> have some old photographs of unidentified people taken by a
> photographer in
> St Louis.There may also be a connection to Boston.My aunt Nell Scanlon
> married Otto Wennrich in Westport,and her sister Bridget Scanlon
> married
> James Kilgannon in Stemford. The Chicago link came recently when a
> cousin
> from the UK told me that when he was a teenager his mother took
> him to
> visit her Mc Dermott relatives in Chicago.Another clue may be this.
> On 30th
> March 1926,John Mc Dermott father of Bridget mc Dermott died and
> the Irish
> Obituary said American paper please copy .I do not know if Bridget
> married.
> She also had a brother Michael whome I suspect was also in the USA .
>
>
>> From: Nan Brennan <>
>> Reply-To:
>> To:
>> Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] McDermott.Ghicago and Sligo Ireland
>> Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2007 00:17:10 -0600
>>
>> Rosaleen,
>>
>> I don't know if this is yours, but I found this Agnes Scanlon, nee
>> McDermott obit in the Chicago Tribune.
>> date: October 21, 1971
>>
>> SCANLON
>> Agnes Scanlon, nee McDermott, beloved wife of the late Patrick;
>> fond mother of Monica Kreien; grandmother of three; great-grandmother
>> of 12
>> sister of Sister Monica, O.P. and Lawrence McDermott.
>> Funeral Friday 930am, from the Hickey and Vandenburg Chapel, 6730 W
>> 174th Tinley Park
>> to St Chrisopher Church. Mass 10am. Interment St. Mary.
>>
>> Here's a 1916 obit on a Scanlon from Sligo:
>> Chicago Tribune May 8, 1916
>>
>> SCANLON-
>> THERESA SCANLON, nee BANKS, at her residence 2744 Lexington Street.
>> born in County Sligo, age 40 years, beloved wife of Bartholomew
>> Scanlon,
>> mother of Thomas, Mary and John Scanlon. Funeral Monday May 8,
>> 10am to
>> Precious Blood; burial at Mount Carmel by autos.
>>
>> Could you clarify, did your Mary and Michael stay in Ireland or come
>> to the US?
>>
>> Nan
>> Chicago
>> On Feb 27, 2007, at 4:29 AM, Rosaleen Scanlon wrote:
>>
>>> I am researching my grandmother's family tree. Her maiden name was
>>> Mary
>>> Ellen McDermott from Carrowkeel,Ballisodare,Co.Sligo Ireland She
>>> married
>>> Michael Scanlon from the same address.She had a sister Bridget in
>>> the U.S ,
>>> In 1928 Bridget may have been in St.Louis. According to details I
>>> found ,my
>>> fathers sister Nell Scanlon travelled to the USA in 1926 and went
>>> to her
>>> aunt Bridget Mc Dermott in 33 Vandarvanter Place St Louis.I have
>>> also
>>> discovered that there were McDermotts in Chicago . A cousin
>>> remembers being
>>> brought to visit them when he was a teenager round (1970's)..Of
>>> course
>>> teenage boys have no interest in their mother's relatives and he
>>> can give me
>>> no information.
>>> Rosaleen Scanlon
>>>
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