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John William McGrath
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Birth: Jun. 6, 1844
Upperchurch
County Tipperary, Ireland
Death: Nov. 8, 1926

Father of Baseball Hall Of Fame player & manager John McGraw.

(McGrath was the actual spelling of the surname in Ireland and pronounced McGraw).

John worked on a maintenance crew for the Elmira, Cortland and Northern Railroad.

John is buried in the Truxton Catholic cemetery in the "McGrath" plot.

Baptized June 24, 1844 at Glaninchavee, Upperchurch, Co. Tipperary, Ireland.

November 7, 1850, Arrives New York City on "British Queen."

August 29, 1862, Enlisted in Union Army at Fabius, NY.

August 23, 1865, Honorably discharged at Willetts Point, Long Island, NY.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouses:
  Ellen Comerfort McGrath (1853 - 1883)
  Mary Rooney McGraw (1861 - 1932)
 
 Children:
  Ann McGrath (1869 - 1883)*
  Mary McGrath (1871 - 1883)*
  John Joseph McGraw (1873 - 1934)*
  Catherine McGrath (1876 - 1883)*
  Patrick Edmond McGrath (1878 - 1883)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Patricks Cemetery
Truxton
Cortland County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Robert Hogan
Record added: Mar 15, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 106734682
 

Rest in peace
- Robert Hogan
 Added: Mar. 15, 2013
 
 
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