James Gerhaty

18 October 1853–
Massachusetts, United States

The Life of James

When James Gerhaty was born on 18 October 1853, in Massachusetts, United States, his father, Patrick H. Garrity Jr., was 19 and his mother, Mary Bridget Smith, was 8.

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Family Time Line

Patrick H. Garrity Jr.
1833–1916
Mary Bridget Smith
1845–
Mary Elizabeth Garrety
1846–1915
Thomas Garity
1849–
Ellen Garrity
1850–
John Geraty
1853–
James Gerhaty
1853–
Fanny Ann Gerrity
1855–
James Joseph Garraty
1855–
Joanna Garrity
1858–
Bridget Garrity
1861–
Martin H. Garrity
1866–
Alice M. Garrity
1869–
William Francis Garrity
1872–
William Garrity
1872–
Elizabeth Garrity
1874–
Joseph Francis Garrity
1879–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1863

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 10

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1865

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Geraghty .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • James Gerhaty, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • James Gerhaty, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"

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