James  Francis Robert McGrath1887

James Francis Robert McGrath 1887

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James was born in the Bronx New York in 1887 and was the oldest of 7 children born to Lancelot McGrath and Maria Agnes Johnson both natives of Ireland.  His mother died died in 1895 of puerperal fever shortly after the youngest child Katherine was born.  His father Lancelot could not handle all 7 children so they were dispersed to various family members.  By 1905 he was living with his deceased mother's family in the Bronx.

On 20 October 1914 in Manhattan New York James married Sarah Jane Cullen.   They had 4 children.  1 born in the Bronx and the other three in Brooklyn New York.


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Date of Birth 25th Feb 1887
Date of Death 16th Aug 1954
Father (First Name/s and Surname) Lancelot McGrath
Mother (First Name/s and Maiden) Maria Agnes Johnson
Spouse (First Name/s and Maiden/Surname) Sarah Jane Cullen
Number of Siblings 5
Names of Siblings Lancelot McGrath, Sarah Sadie McGrath, Anne Loretta McGrath, Daniel Dennis McGrath, Kathleen McGrath
Occupation Plumber
Place of Death Brooklyn, New York
Place & Date of Marriage Manhattan, New York 20 Oct 1914
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