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ST THOMAS of CANTERBURY CORNWALL NY  CHURCH , SCHOOL and CEMETERY



Cornwall New York Images from the Past 1788-1920
Janet Dempsey, Collette Fulton, and James O'Neill
Published by: The Friends of the Cornwall Public Library 1988

St Thomas Romas Catholic Church
Pgs 38, 39, 43, 85, 94, 135
pg 85 has picture of old church
 
 
 

McDermotts Buried In St. Thomas Of Canterbury Church , Cornwall NY

St. Thomas Cemetery   founded year:1800  Contact: 914-534-2019 ask for: Jerry  St. Thomas Canterbury Church, 340 Hudson Street, Cornwall, NY 12590
 
ABRAHAM P. MCDERMOTT

Abe was born August 1866 in Napanoch, New York. He was the seventh child born. Abe had some education. He could read but could not write. In~I88O he
was working in a papermill. He later became a hatter. Abe was the first to have moved to Newburgh, around 1887. He boarded at 7 Edward Street until 1893,
which is probably the year he got married to Mary McNamaro. (Her parents were John and  Margaret Doyle McNamaro). They had.seven children which has
made up one of the largest families. Abe died February 10,1955 at the age of 88 after a long illness. He was crippled up with arthritis and Rheumatism. He was
buried in St. Thomas's Cemetery in Cornwall,N.Y.. His wife, Mary died August 1, 1910