James McGrath was born 1808 in Waterford County. DNA indicates the region of Carrick on Suir to Waterford City.
His brothers, Michael (b 1800) and John (b 1804), first bought 2 lots of 50 acres in Rocky Bay, Isle Madame, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia (Nova Scotia was a British Colony) in 1824. James was enumerated in 1838 owning the lot granted to John McGrath.
James and Michael had 24 children between them. Their descendants have spread to Australia, Canada and many states in the USA.
(Arichat Death Records 1889-1890 - 2878 11-29-1890 Arichat 12-03-1890, Death Records, Census and Grave Stone indicate that he was born circa 1808).
|Date of Birth||1808 (circa)|
|Date of Death||29th Nov 1890||VIEW SOURCE|