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Thomas DAILY (deceased) was born in Ireland in 1808. He received but little education, and when but a child came to America, and was located in Chicago, where he worked at tanning for some years. On July 17, 1853 he was married to Margaret Furlong, daughter of John Furlong of Ireland. In 1854, he sold his teams and moved to Wisconsin, where he engaged in farming. While living in that state, seven children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Daily - John, Daniel W., Georgiana, Martha E., Thomas, James and Franklin. He lived on his farm about twenty years, and in 1874 sold the same and came to Ross township, Lake Co., Ind., where he rented a fine farm, and commenced farming and stock raising. Soon after removing hither, he was stricken ill, and after much suffering, on March 13, 1879 passed away. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, at Crown Point, and very greatly esteemed by friends. His widow, with some of her children, resides on the farm, and manages the same.
Source: "Counties of Porter and Lake", 1882 Sumbitted by: Kathy Huish - anolelady@aol.com