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James Arthur O'Dowd
Birth: Jan. 10, 1872
Halifax, England
Death: Mar. 22, 1952
Jermyn
Lackawanna County
Pennsylvania, USA

James was born in Halifax England. He came to the US when he was about 9.He was the oldest in the family of himself,Rose Ellen,Catherine,Mary,Margaret,Thomas and William.Three of his siblings died in infancy in England , Margaret,Edward, Cecilia.He worked in the mines as a mason,constructing air passages,and as a bricklayer on chimneys of homes. He was also an original member of the first First Aid Team in the mines in Jermyn and in the entire USA from which the modern first aid system eminated.See the picture of the monument in Jermyn, Pa.He was a selfeducated man and the journals he left attest to that.He was a kind man ,loved to tell stories and wrote penny postal cards to all his family and friends and nearly everyone kept their cards. 
 
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  Winifred Aileen O'Dowd Flynn (1902 - 1984)*
 
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Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Mayfield (Lackawanna County)
Lackawanna County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: O'Dowd Plot
 
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Record added: Jul 23, 2001
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