Mathew Joseph McGrath

1865–5 January 1923 (Age 58)
Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence, New York, United States

The Life of Mathew Joseph

Mathew Joseph McGrath was born in 1865, in Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence, New York, United States. He married Margaret D Laffin on 14 April 1885, in Osage, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Ridgeway, Osage, Kansas, United States in 1910 and Carbondale, Osage, Kansas, United States in 1920. He died on 5 January 1923, in Kansas, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Carbondale, Osage, Kansas, United States.

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Mathew Joseph McGrath
Margaret D Laffin
Marriage: 14 April 1885
George Edward McGrath
James Bernard McGrath Sr
Barney James McGrath

Spouse and Children

14 April 1885
Osage, Kansas, United States


World Events (8)


Age 0

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

Age 12

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 16

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Craith, a patronymic from a personal name, possibly Mac Raith ‘son of grace’, from rath ‘grace’, ‘prosperity’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Matthew J Mcgrath, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mathew Mcgrath, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mathew J McGrath, "Kansas County Marriages, 1855-1911"

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