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Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] McDermott.Ghicago and Sligo Ireland
Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2007 20:45:17 -0600
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Nan,

That Agnes Scanlon was my grandaunt, sister of my grandmother Rose Veronica McDermott Karr.

Bill

----- Original Message -----
From: Rosaleen Scanlon <>
Date: Wednesday, February 28, 2007 4:15
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] McDermott.Ghicago and Sligo Ireland
To:

> 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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