On January 9, 1879, Thomas Dowd married Mary Hall (1855-1925) in Red Wing, Minnesota. The bride was twenty-three; the groom was twenty-one. Mary was the daughter of Samuel Hall (1828-1901) and Betsy, nee Marshall (1825-1897), both of who were born in Ireland. Samuel and Betsey had eight children: Jane, Mary, William, Robert, Sarah, George, Fred, and Frank. Samuel Hall listed his occupation as "Farmer".
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And with that, they unveiled the stunning monument that still marks the grave of Thomas Dowd.