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Thomas and Hannah McDermott Scully
Thomas Scully Civil War Veteran

Born abt 1809 in Ireland
Immigrated to Boston Massachusetts before 1842
Civil War veteran
Moved to Wapello County, Iowa abt 1856
Occupation: Gardener; Farmer
Died: February 2, 1864 in Center Township, Iowa
Buried: Calvary Cemetery, Ottumwa, Iowa

Father: Unknown
Mother: Unknown

Scully tombstone
Hannah McDermott

Born: 1816 Ireland
Married before 1842
In 1870 lived with sons James and Patrick
In 1880 lived with son Edward
Died: 1893
Buried: Calvary Cemetery; Ottumwa, Iowa

Father: Unknown
Mother: Unknown

Their Children
James Scully (twin to John)
B: 1842 in Massachusetts
Occupation: Painter (1870)
John C. Scully Civil War Veteran (twin to James)
B: 1842 in Massachusetts
Military: Union Soldier; Civil War
Occupation: Farmer
Wife: Mary
Born: Nov. 1847 in Ohio
Children: George W. b Sept 1874; Clara E. b Oct 1876 occupation: school teacher; Charles b 1880; Alice b Aug 1882
Bridgett A Scully
B: 1844 in Massachusetts
Mary J. Scully
B: 1846 in Massachusetts
Patrick Scully
B: 1847 in Massachusetts
Occupation: Farmer (1870)
William Scully
B: 1849 in Massachusetts
Edward Scully
B: 1852 in Massachusetts
Occupation: Farmer
Lived in Ottumwa Iowa in 1900 and 1910 (per Iowa Census)
Date: 1887
Children: William b Feb 1888; Charles Joseph b Sep 1889; James b July 1891; Malina A. b Aug 1893; John L. b 1897; Sarah b 1900; Melvin b 1904; Thomas b 1907
Hannah Scully
B: Feburary 17,1856 in Boston MA
Died: May 17, 1901; Mt. Pleasant, Iowa
Buried: Shaul Cemetery; Ottumwa, Iowa
M:  James F. Knox
Date: Feb 6, 1883
Location: Iowa
Joseph b 1884; Anna b 1886; Sarah Clara b 1888; Eva b 1890; John Franklin b Nov 13, 1893; d: February 1, 1991; Ottumwa, IA

1860 United States Federal Census Household of Thomas Scully
Green Township; Wapello County; Post Office: Ottumwa; State: Iowa; Date: July 24, 1860
Thomas Scully; Age: 50; Occupation: Gardener; Born: 1809 in Ireland; Male
Hannah Scully; Age: 43; Born: 1816 in Ireland Female
John Scully; Age: 17; Occupation: Day Laborer; Born: 1842 in Massachusetts Male
James Scully; Age: 17; Occupation: Day Laborer; Born: 1842 in Massachusetts Male
Bridgett A Scully; Age: 15; Born: 1844 in Massachusetts Female
Mary J Scully; Age: 13; Born: 1846 in Massachusetts Female
Patrick Scully; Age: 12; Born: 1847 in Massachusetts Male
William Scully; Age: 10; Born: 1849 in Massachusetts Male
Edward Scully; Age: 7; Born: 1852 in Massachusetts Male
Hannah Scully; Age: 4; Born: 1855 in Massachusetts Female

American Civil War Soldiers Record about John C Scully
Name: John C Scully , Residence: Ottumwa, Iowa Enlistment Date: 14 August 1862 Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE Side Served: Union State Served: Iowa Unit Numbers: 211 211 Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 14 August 1862 at the age of 19 Enlisted in Company E, 36th Infantry Regiment Iowa on 01 September 1862. POW on 25 April 1864 at Mark's Mills, AR Exchanged on 25 February 1865 Mustered out Company E, 36th Infantry Regiment Iowa on 24 August 1865 in Devall's Bluff, AR -  Source:

  1. U.S. Census; Wapello County, Iowa: 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920
  2. Ottumwa Cemetery Records; Ottumwa, Iowa
  3. American Civil War Soldiers;
  4. Obituary: Hannah Scully Knox; Ottumwa Daily Courier; Ottumwa, Iowa
  5. John Franklin Knox, great-grandson
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