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Michael McGarrity
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Birth: Feb. 23, 1866
County Tyrone, Northern Ireland
Death: Jul. 26, 1907
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Suddenly, on July 26, 1907, Michael McGarrity, husband of Annie R McGarrity (née McKniff) and son of the late John and Catharine McGarrity. Solemn mass of requiem at St Anthony de Padua's Church at 10.30 AM sharp, on Monday. Funeral from his late residence, 1239 S 27th st. Interment strictly private.
July 29, 1907 Philadelphia Inquirer

Michael was a bartender in Philadelphia, living at 1239 South 27th Street.

Michael was killed in a knife fight. George Dougherty was charged but acquitted at trial.

According to his death certificate, Michael was 40 years of age at death, married and the son of John McGarrity of Ireland.

For information about father and grandparents:
Cenotaph in County Tyrone

Brother of noted Fenian Joseph McGarrity

Michael McGarrity married Annie R McKniff, in Philadelphia, in 1888. They had 3 known children:
Thomas Joseph m Katherine V Keenan Brennan McGarrity
Daughters Catherine and Marie entered the IHM order as Sister Mary Helene and Sister M Anna Regina.

Family links: 
  John McGarrity (____ - 1901)
  Catherine Bigley McGarrity (1839 - 1904)
  Annie Regina McKniff McGarrity (1867 - 1930)
  M Helene McGarrity (1891 - 1975)*
  Mary Anna Regina McGarrity (1895 - 1950)*
  Patrick McGarrity (1857 - 1909)*
  Mary McGarrity Conlin (1861 - 1894)*
  Michael McGarrity (1866 - 1907)
  Catharine M McGarrity Reilly (1868 - 1937)*
  John McGarrity (1870 - 1939)*
  Ann McGarrity McGurk (1872 - 1961)*
  Joseph McGarrity (1874 - 1940)*
  Peter Joseph McGarrity (1876 - 1968)**
*Calculated relationship
New Cathedral Cemetery
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section T Range 5 Number 4
Created by: Burgess Donnelly
Record added: Apr 07, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88182549
Michael McGarrity
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Michael McGarrity
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Michael McGarrity
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- Burgess Donnelly
 Added: Aug. 15, 2013

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