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The Irish surname McDermott or MacDermott means "the son of freeman". One line of the McDermott clan originated from Dermot the King of Connacht in 1200AD.

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McDermott

Where to start. I'm Katie descendant of McDermotts. I've been trying to trace my 3 X Great grandparents John and Anne McDermott. I know that on the England 1871 census they lived in Sheffield, Yorkshire. John is listed as being born in 1831 in Ireland, as is his wife Anne but no area is given just Ireland. I have the family as Bridget age 16, Catherine 11, Thomas 15, Patrick 7, John 14, James 3 and Mary Ann is a baby. Address is New Yard, Hawley croft. Any help or suggestions on tracing them back further would be greatly appreciated as I am struggling to locate Bridgets birth. There maybe a connection to Longford. I have a baptism record that gives Anne's maiden name as Nealy but am unsure as to the accuracy. Thanks

McDermott

Where to start. I'm Katie descendant of McDermotts. I've been trying to trace my 3 X Great grandparents John and Anne McDermott. I know that on the England 1871 census they lived in Sheffield, Yorkshire. John is listed as being born in 1831 in Ireland, as is his wife Anne but no area is given just Ireland. I have the family as Bridget age 16, Catherine 11, Thomas 15, Patrick 7, John 14, James 3 and Mary Ann is a baby. Address is New Yard, Hawley croft. Any help or suggestions on tracing them back further would be greatly appreciated as I am struggling to locate Bridgets birth. There maybe a connection to Longford. I have a baptism record that gives Anne's maiden name as Nealy but am unsure as to the accuracy. Thanks

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William Lee McDermott,SR

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Me: Michael Jason McDermott 09/23/1975 Dad: Michael John McDermott Nov Mom: Cheryl F. Patterson Uncle : Michael James McDermott Paternal G.Father : James McDermott

John Clark McDermott

Trying to find out about my grandfather as i was yold nothing about him other than he was a watch maker from Ireland. My dads name was Sean Neville McDermott sadly passed away. My dad was born in 1937 If anyone knows anything id appreciate it as i have no family here in Australia

Michael J McDermott

My grandfather, Michael James McDermott, was born in Lanesborough, County Longford, in the late 1800s. He came to America, joined the AEF, went back and fought in WWI, then settled in NYC. He retired from the NYPD in the late '50s or early '60s, passed away around 1967 or 1968.

Mcdermott

Alexander McDermott born cerca 1798 died Saint John N.B Feb 1863

Eslie McDermott

Everything I know of my ancestors is steeped in mystery. I know that we come from Sligo and are apparently decended from prince. but the actual details have not been told to me. There is a family legend that a long time ago a distant cousin was sent a message that he was to inherit a large family fortune. All he had to do was go over to Ireland to collect it. But after visiting a fortune teller who informed him that he would perish on the trip he chose not to go after all...what that fortune entailed, or if the story is even true I don;t know but it's kinda cool having it passed down. I visited Ireland when I was in my early twenties and actually met a fellow McDermott one random night in a bar in Dublin. I would love to meet more peopl

marilynnored

My grandfather Michael McDermott came to the U.S from Ballysador, County Sligo when he was just 19yrs old. his brother John had already immagrated to St. Louis Missouri and sponsered his younger brother Michael. Michael traveled on the ship Majestic in the fall of 1900. he was listed on the passenger log as a laborer and had only 20 in his pocket. I cannot go across town on 20.

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