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Title: Maggie McDermott, Kilkeel To My Dear Cousin , [USA ?]
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileMcDermott, Maggie/36
SenderMcDermott, Maggie
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
OriginKilkeel, Co. Down, N.Ireland
RecipientDoran, Dorothy
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceDocument Presented By & Copyright Retained By Sharon DoranTurnbow, 6321 Roosevelt St., Coloma MI 49038 616 849 0240.Sharon@parrett.net or info@sandcastlescottages.com
ArchiveCentre For Migration Studies
Doc. No.108004
Partial Date
Doc. TypeLTE
LogDocument added by LT, 16:08:01.
Word Count254

Kilkeel Jan. 30th 1927

My Dear Cousin

I am sure you will be surprised to hear from me I am one of your
uncle Barneys daughters and heard of the death of your husband
through Katie Doran. Please accept my sincere sympathy with you
was your husband long ill or have you many children I dident
[didnt?] hear much particulars about it I asked Minnie Doran for your
adress [address?] that is how I came by it she lives quite close to me
as she is married to a cousin of my husbands. We used to get letters
ocasionally [occasionally?] from Mrs Whelan that is uncle Toms
daughter but the adress [address?] got lost and we couldent [could'nt?]
write to her does she live near to you my father & mother are both dead
since 1920 Lord have mercy on them there is no one at home now but the
two boys I have another sister lives close to me Alicia she remembers
seeing your husband when he was in [Ireland?] I was in L pool [Liverpool?]
then I came home to look after my Father & Mother when they got sick I was
married in 1920 ) please drop me a line in answer to this and let me
know how yous [you?] all are, with love

From Your Cousin Maggie McDermott

Adress [address?]

Mrs Patrick McDermott
Grange Kilkeel
Co Down

be sure to put Mrs Patrick as there is three Mrs McDermotts in
the same neighbourhood
Good bye Please write when convienent.
MMD [Maggie McDermott?]