Thomas Donahue came to the USA in about 1843. His parents were Patrick Donahue and Mary Cornelia. Unsure where in Galway he came from or if Galway is his birth place. He was married to a unknown Shaunessy in about 1841 and they had a daughter Bridget. This wife died in Ireland after Thomas had come to the USA. Later Thomas brought his daughter to the USA as well as his sister and brother, Mary and Patrick. It is unknown if there were other siblings. He came first to unknown (poss. Boston) and later settled in Wisconsin.