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McGarty Obituary Lookup

McGarty Obituary Lookup

Posted: 2 Feb 2013 4:30AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: McGarty, Corrigan
Seeking obituary for Patrick Mc Garty, died on 6/29/1907 in Brooklyn, Juneau county, WI. Also for his wife, Mary Corrigan Mc Garty, died on 3/24/1919 in Elroy, Juneau county, WI. Hoping to find clues as to whereabouts of surviving family members. Many thanks!

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Re: McGarty, WI

Posted: 2 Feb 2013 11:48AM GMT
Classification: Biography
Surnames: MCGARTY
PATRICK MCGARTY
Birth: Feb. 2, 1843
County Leitrim, Ireland
Death: Jun. 29, 1907
Elroy
Juneau County
Wisconsin, USA

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]...."

Burial:
Saint Patricks Catholic Cemetery
Elroy
Juneau County
Wisconsin, USA
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