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Looking for McDermotts of Rhinelander Wi. origin (1880's)

Query by MorganMcdermott

Thomas Francis McDermott born in Connaught Province, Ireland 1830's, immigrated about 1948-1850 to U.S. Married Margaret Morgan McDermott (also of Ireland) married Thomas in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania in 1850(?). Travelled to Wausau Wisconsin in the Wolf Creek area, Thomas worked for the railroad. Eventually the family ended on Rhinelander Wisconsin where he built the Arlington Hotel and was a founding father of Rhinelander. Thomas Frances McDermott Jr. was my Great-grandfather and he married and moved his family to the Iron Range of Minnesota. I'm looking for family members of Thomas Jr.'s siblings and any information that will point me in the right direction of the area of Ireland they were from.

Surnames: MCDERMOTT MORGAN
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on 2015-09-14 22:11:31

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by SlimMcDermott on 2022-01-07 22:54:54

Thomas Frances McDermott was my great-grandfather, too. He died before I was born. But I knew his wife, my great-grandmother, for the first 16 years of my life. I remember her yellow house in Hibbing, Minnesota. Her daughter Claire was my grandmother. I was so fortunate to have her for the first 16 years of my life. Daughter died before mother: my grandmother passed in January 1970; my great-gradmother passed in May 1970.

by SlimMcDermott on 2022-01-07 23:02:35

More accurately, Thomas Frances McDermott Jr. was my great-grandfather. Thomas Francis McDermott, thus, was my great-great-grandfather. They were lawmen -- the first and second police chiefs of Rhinelander, Wisconsin, to the best of my knowledge and, as a journalist, from the results of my investigation that led me to the Rhinelander Police Department.

by SlimMcDermott on 2022-01-19 23:05:16

Do you know what county within Connaught province where Thomas Francis McDermott was born?

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