I am looking for info on Dennis Canty's life in Co. Kerry, Ireland.He was born 21 Dec. 1834.He left Ireland in 1864, arriving in New York City.He stayed only a few months in New York before heading to Chicago.Here he found work with the Illinois Central railroad working between Chicago and Cairo, St. Louis and from Kansas City to St. Joseph. He later worked for the Missouri Pacific and Union Pacific RR's into Denver. He then began work with the Missouri, Kansas and Texas line working from Baxter Springs, KS to the Red River in TX.He was in Jefferson, TX in 1870.He settled in Dallas, TX (pop. 6000)in 1872.He became the first paid driver of a pumper truck for the fire dept. in 1874.On 14 Apr. 1887 Dennis married Ann Catherine Campion Morrissey, also originally from Ireland.They had a son, James Thomas Canty, born 4 Mar. 1888.Dennis died 21 Oct. 1908. Ann died 3 Aug. 1916.