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David Joseph McGrath

Male 1887 - 1955  (67 years)


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  • Name David Joseph McGrath  [1
    Born 4 Mar 1887  Newtown, County Waterford, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Naturalization 1914  [3
    Residence Jun 1917  Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • 22 Euclid Ave
    Census 1920  Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • 22 Euclid Ave
    Census 1930  Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • 10 Hollis Street
    Residence 1935  Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Census 1940  Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • 221 Dewey
    Occupation Machinist, Repaired money registers on trolley cars.  [2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Religion Roman Catholic 
    Research Notes Marion McGrath Campell gave birthplace as “Ballykillballymull?” in Waterford. Judith Whalen similarly gives “Ballinakill Ballinamull.”  [4, 10
    Died 1955  Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 11
    Notes 
    • Met Ellen on boat from Ireland (her second trip to USA, his first). Was a “pol,” or a leader for a neighborhood voting district, democratic party (which J. Whalen says sounded kind of like the Irish mafia). Immigrated in 1909, naturalized 1914.

      Tall, medium build, dark blue eyes, brown hair. [2, 3, 4, 10]
    Person ID I50  Mohr-Whalen | Blood relatives of Kathy Whalen
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2016 

    Father John McGrath
              b. Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Bridget Tobin
              b. Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F52  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ellen A. Kiely
              b. Abt 1886, County Waterford, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Abt 1963, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Married 3 Jun 1913  Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 8
    Notes 
    • Married by John F. Spellman. Family was living at 22 Euclid Ave., Worcester, Massachusetts in 1920. Rented an apartment from Patrick J. Fallon. Also living there was a family called McNamara. Family lived at 10 Hollis Street, Worcest in 1930. [3, 5, 8]
    Children 
     1. Marguerite Everista McGrath
              b. 27 Dec 1915, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 26 Nov 2011, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
    +2. Eileen Veronica Teresa McGrath
              b. 23 Jan 1917, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 23 Jul 1995, St. Vincent Hospital, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +3. Marion Bernadette McGrath
              b. 6 Apr 1919, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 29 Jan 2016, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
    +4. Madeline Barbara McGrath
              b. 8 Oct 1920, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 9 Jan 2016, Auburn, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2017 19:04:06 
    Family ID F33  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1920 - Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 - Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1935 - Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Link to Google MapsDied - 1955 - Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S295] WWI Draft Registration Card of David Joseph McGrath, FamilySearch.org (National Archives & Records Administration), middle name.
    2. [S295] WWI Draft Registration Card of David Joseph McGrath, FamilySearch.org (National Archives & Records Administration).
    3. [S18] 1920 US Census - Household of David J. McGrath.
    4. [S8] Personal conversation with Marion McGrath (Campbell).
    5. [S897] Marriage Registration of David McGrath and Nellie Kiely.
    6. [S1709] Birth Register Entry for Marguerite O. McGrath.
    7. [S2215] 1940 US Census - Household of David J. McGrath.
    8. [S193] 1930 US Census - Household of David McGrath.
    9. [S2199] Birth Certificate of Marion McGrath.
    10. [S12] Personal conversation with Judith Whalen.
    11. [S2742] Death Index entry for David J. McGrath, Ancestry.com (Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Registry of Vital Records and Statistics).