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Michael Magevney, Jr
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Birth: 1835, Ireland
Death: Sep. 21, 1883
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA

Interred Sept 22 1883. He was 48 at the time of death. Cause of death: Alcoholism. Source: Shelby County Register of Deaths.

There was a Mary W. Magevney who died Nov. 8, 1861 of pueperal fever per the Register of Deaths. She was listed as being from Ireland but that has a scratch mark though it and above is written Alabama. According to the 1860 Census for Memphis a Mary Magevney from Alabama was living in the household of Michael Magevney Sr, she was 33 years old. At first I believed she might have been Michael Jr.'s mother but sources show that Mary W. Gallagher married Michael Magevney Sr Dec. 29 1857 which means she was not the mother of the children listed in the 1860 census.

Additional information provided by Rob(#47382248)
Father: Michael Magevney Sr. 1815 1887
Mother: Unknown
Wife: Ellen Murphy Magevney
Occupation before War:
School teacher in Ireland
1854: Immigrated to the United States from Ireland
Book keeper in Memphis Tennessee
Served as Officer in Tennessee State Militia
Civil War Career:
1861 1862: Captain of Company C 154th Tennessee Infantry Regiment
1862: Lt. Colonel of 154th Tennessee Infantry Regiment
1862 1865: Colonel of 154th Tennessee Infantry Regiment
1863: Commander of Confederate Post at Okolona Mississippi
1864: Wounded during the Battle of Franklin Tennessee
1864 1865: Prisoner of War held at Johnson Island Union Prison
Occupation after War:
Merchant in Memphis Tennessee 
 
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 Parents:
  Michael Magevney (1815 - 1887)
 
 Spouse:
  Ellen Murphy Magevney (____ - 1882)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Lot 350 grave 4, Chapel Hill
 
Created by: Mary & Kent
Record added: Nov 06, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100292628
Michael Magevney, Jr
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- Mary & Kent
 Added: Nov. 6, 2012
 
 
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