Fr.Tom Brady born in 1824 son of John & Bridget Brady,Derrydoon,Newtownbutler,Co.Fermanagh,Ireland. He is an uncle of John Brady MD. He was pastor in Grand Rapids from 1860 to 1862. He was chaplin to the 15th.Michigan Infantry from 1862 to 1865. His name is on a tombstone in Ireland that he erected to the memory of his Father & Mother who died in 1849.