- Born: 14 Jul 1878, Carrowlustia, Calry, Sligo, Ireland
- Died: Cir 1935, South Berthoud, Larimer Co., Colorado at age 57
The 1920 Federal Census for Manhattan Assembly District 13, New York, New York, District 975, page 165B, dated January 2, 1920 records Thomas E. McDonald (41 - Ireland/Ireland/Ireland) with his wife Elizabeth (31 - Kansas/Ireland/Ireland) and children Thomas H. (4 6/12 - Colorado), Warnie E. (2 6/12 - Colorado), and Elizabeth (8/12 - NY) living on Amterdam Avenue. Thomas reports having first immigrated in 1902 and naturalized in 1911. He is employed as a Laborer in Building.
The 1930 Federal Census for Precinct 58, Weld Co., Colorado, District 90, page 266A, dated April 24, 1930 records Thomas E. McDonald (53 - Irish Free State/Irish Free State/Irish Free State) with his wife Elizabeth G. (43 - Kansas/Irish Free State/Irish Free State) and children Thomas W. (14 - Colorado), Warnie E. (12 - Colorado), and Elizabeth G. (10 - NY). Thomas reports having first immigrated in 1923 and married for 16 years. [The 23 years is probably the date of the marriage, 1923] He is employed as a Farmer.
The 1940 Federal Census for South Berthoud, Larimer Co., Colorado, District 35-30, page 260B, dated April 24, 1940 records the widow Elizabeth McDonald (51 - Kansas) and children T. William (24 - Colorado), Warnie (22 - Colorado), and Betty (20 - NY). Elizabeth is a Seamstress and lives in the same house she did on April 1, 1935. She pays rent of $10 / month.