Birth: Feb. 2, 1843
County Leitrim, Ireland
Death: Jun. 29, 1907
Obituary in The Elroy Tribune: "Patrick McGarty died at his home in Brooklyn [section of Elroy] Saturday afternoon, June 29th after an illness of over two months during which time he had been a great suffer with Jaundice, thou he was in the right mind and knew everyone up to the last minute.
The deceased was born in Demkirk County, Latrem [sic], Ireland in the year 1843 and at the age of 20 years came to this country settling at [P]rovidence, RI, where two sisters and a brother were living.
Three years later the rest of the family came to the same place. Thirty six years ago he with his brother Mathew started west. Mathew stopped at Janesville while he came to Elroy and thirty two years he married Miss Mary Corrigan at Union Center who now survives him. Four children were born to this union, Mrs. William Sheridan, John, James, and Mrs. Charlie Pieck. James died when only two months old at Bridge Water, S.D. where the family lived for two years, from there they went to Sioux Falls, S.D. and after two years residence, then came back to Elroy where they have lived in the part of the city known as Brooklyn for twenty two years.
There were four brothers and three sistersin this family all of whom have preceded him to the other land, except a sister, Mrs. Marianoon living at Providence, R.I.
The funeral was held from St. Patrick's Church Monday fournoon [sic]...."
Saint Patricks Catholic Cemetery