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From: Nan Brennan <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] McDermott.Ghicago and Sligo Ireland
Date: Thu, 1 Mar 2007 02:13:09 -0600
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Bill,

Do you think you are connected to Rosaleen's McDermott/Scanlons?

Nan

On Feb 28, 2007, at 8:45 PM, wrote:

> 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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