Michael McGrath

Birth Name Michael McGrath
Gender male
Age at Death 79 years, 1 month, 17 days


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth April 15, 1893 County Clare, Ireland   1a
Event Note

Superintendent Registrar's District: Ennis
Registrar's District: Ennis
District of Ennis, Union of Ennis, County of Clare
April 15, 1893, Michael, son of James McGragh a car driver of Borheen, and Margaret McGragh, formerly Pin. Informant: Margaret +her mark+ McGragh, mother, of Borheen

Baptism April 18, 1893 Drumcliff (Ennis) Catholic Parish, County Clare, Ireland   2
Event Note

Surname Name Father Name Mother Name Date
McGrath Michel James Maggie Pyne 18/04/1893

from a transcription at http://www.ennisparish.com/genealogy/

Census (Grandson) March 31, 1901 Borheen, Ennis, County Clare, Ireland   3a
Event Note

1901 Census of Ireland
Residents of a house 27 in The Borheen (Ennis No. 1 Urban, Clare)

Mc Grath Maurice 87 Male Head of Family Mail Car Driver Read and write Irish and English Widower
Mc Grath James 44 Male Son General Labourer Read and write English Married
Mc Grath Margaret 47 Female Daughter in Law House-Keeper Read and write English Married
Mc Grath William 11 Male Grand Son Scholar Read and write English Not Married
Mc Grath Michael 6 Male Grand Son Scholar Read English Not Married
Mc Grath James 2 Male Grand Son Cannot read English Not Married

All were Roman Catholic, all said they were born in Co Clare.

Residence January 8, 1926 New Westminister, British Columbia, Canada at time of marriage 4a
Death June 2, 1972 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada   5a
Event Note

British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993
Name: Michael Mcgragh Or Mcgrath
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 02 Jun 1972
Event Place: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Gender: Male
Age: 79
Marital Status: Widowed
Birth Date: 15 Apr 1893
Birth Year (Estimated): 1893
Birthplace: , Ireland
Father's Name: James Mcgragh
Mother's Name: Margaret Pim


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father James McGrathabout 1856September 14, 1915
Mother Margaret Pennabout 1854November 24, 1938
    Brother     John McGrath June 8, 1877 April 3, 1880
    Brother     John Joseph McGrath April 18, 1880
    Sister     Ellen McGrath about 1883 August 1, 1965
    Brother     Maurice McGrath August 5, 1885 January 11, 1889
    Brother     William Francis McGrath June 18, 1890 March 7, 1955
         Michael McGrath April 15, 1893 June 2, 1972
    Sister     Mary McGrath October 17, 1896 August 22, 1897
    Brother     James McGrath March 23, 1899


Family of Michael McGrath and Mamie Cecelia Thomson

Married Wife Mamie Cecelia Thomson ( b. d. May 29, 1956 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage January 8, 1926 Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada   4a
Event Note

January 8, 1926
in Chilliwack, BC
at: Minister's home, Chilliwack,
Michael McGrath, a laborer, bachelor, age 33, Roman Catholic, of New Westminister, BC., born in Ireland. father:James McGrath, mother: Margaret Penn, both born in Ireland.
Mamie Crey, a widow, age 40, Roman Catholic, of Hope BC., born in Yale BC. father: Charles Thomson, born in Chilliwack, BC., mother: Susan ___, born in Yale, BC.
both bride and groom can read and write
witnesses: Lenore P Ireland, and Mabel V Evans, both of Chilliwack
Clergyman: H H Ireland, Chilliwack, United Church of Christ.
Registration: 2/1926

"British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JD8P-RFX : 21 January 2016), Michael Mcgrath and Mamie Crey, 08 Jan 1926; citing Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B13752, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,074,505.

Source References

  1. Irish Civil Registration Records, Births
      • Page: April 15, 1893, Ennis, Clare, #369, Michael McGragh
  2. Ennis Parish Marriage and Baptism Register
  3. 1901 Census of Ireland
      • Page: house 27 in The Borheen (Ennis No. 1 Urban, Clare)
  4. British Columbia Marriage Registrations
      • Page: 8 Jan 1926, Chilliwack, McGrath-Crey
  5. British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993
      • Page: 2 Jun 1972, Vancouver, Michael McGrath
      • Citation:

        "British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLBF-1Z7 : 8 November 2017), Michael Mcgragh Or Mcgrath, 1972.