Margaret Grace 1846

Margaret Grace 1846

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Migrated to/Born in USA

Margaret Grace was baptized through the Roman Catholic Church in the parish of Mullinivat on 2 Dec 1846 with godparents, John Maher and Mary Grace. Her parents were Edmund Grace and Elizabeth "Betty" Walsh from Rathlikeen, Kilkenny, Ireland. She died on 13 Feb 1894 in Wood River, Hall, Nebraska, USA at the age of 47. Margaret was buried in the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Wood River, Hall, Nebraska, USA. 

  • Sibling 1: Mary Grace arrived in the USA from Ireland in 1854 and married Michael Fizgerald (1833-1927) on 23 Aug 1858 in Jerseyville, Jersey, Illinois, USA. Their children included Mary Agnes Fitzgerald (1858-1927), Ellen Fitzgerald (1860-1905), Katharine A. Fitzgerald (1862-1905), Annie Fitzgerald (1865-1939), Elizabeth Fitzgerald or Sister Raphael Fitzgerald (1867-), Alice or Ursuline Sister Gabriel Fitzgerald (1870-), Thomas H. Fitzgerald (1873-), Edward C. Fitzgerald (1876-), and Margaret P. Fitzgerald (1880-1911). The family lived in Lake York Precinct in Macoupin, Illinois, USA and Hurricane, Fayette, Illinois, USA. Mary died at the age of 70 on 25 Mar 1903 in Litchfield, Montgomery, Illinois, USA. The executor of the will in April 1903 in Fayette county, Illinois, USA was Thomas H. Fitzgerald. Burial was in the Calvary Cemetery and Mausoleum in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA. [Emigrated from Ireland and lived in the USA.]
  • Sibling 2: Robert Grace was born about 1837 inn Mullinavat, Kilkenny, Ireland and died 7 August 1899 in the same city. On 8 Feb 1864, he married Johanna Walsh when he was 27. The couple had three children: Ellen Grace (1864-), John Grace (1878-), and Michael Grace (1878-). Robert died at the age of 62 on 7 Aug 1899 in the same city where he was born and had lived his life. [Stayed in Kilkenny, Ireland.]
  • Sibling 3: Anne Anastatia Grace was baptized on 22 Nov 1843 in the Roman Catholic Church in the parish of Mullinavat although her family was from Rathlikeen in Kilkenny, all within Ireland. Anne married Thomas Whealon on 15 Jun 1865 in Macoupin county, Illinois, USA at the age of 21. They lived in Raymond, Montgomery, Illinnois, USA. Anne died at the age of 80 on 27 Aug 1924 in East Saint Louis, St. Clair, Illinois, USA and was buried on 29 Aug 1924 in the Saint Martins Cemetery in Farmersville, Montgomery, Illinois, USA. They had the following children: Elizabeth Whealon (1867-1953), John Edward Whealon (1868-1945), Cahterine Bridget "Kate" Whealon (1872-1939), Mary Whealon (1872-), and Thomas Whealon (1875-). [Emigrated from Ireland and lived in the USA.]
  • Sibling 4: Catherine Grace was baptized on 2 Jul 1845 in the Roman Catholic Church in the parish of Mullinivat in Kilkenny, Ireland. In 1901, she was living in Rahard, Rossinan, Kilkenny, Ireland. Catherine was married to James Ryan. They had the following children: Michael Ryan (1878-), Catherine Ryan (1879-), Elizabeth Ryan (1880-), Edmund Ryan (1882-), Anastatia Ryan (1883-), Ellen Ryan (1885-), John Ryan (1888-), and Mary Alb Ryan (1889-). [Stayed in Kilkenny, Ireland.]
  • Sibling 5: John Grace was baptized in the Roman Catholic Church in the parish of Mullinavat in Kilkenny, Ireland with godparents, Patrick Fitzgerald and Alice Kelly. John was married to Margaret Caroll (1873-) on 28 Oct 1873 in the Roman Catholic parish of Kilmackvogue in Kilkenny, Ireland when John was 24. He was a farmer at the age of 24 in Rathlikeen, Kilkenny, Ireland in 1873. By 1901 at the age of 51, they were living in Forristalstown, Shanbogh, Kilkenny, Ireland. They had the following children: Edward Grace (1877-), Elizabeth Grace (1879-), Robert Grace (1882-), Mary Grace (1884-), and Richard Grace (1887-). John died at the age of 81 on 7 Mar 1931 in the county of Kilkenny, Ireland. [Stayed in Kilkenny, Ireland.]

Margaret Grace married James. E. Lyons on 1 Jun 1875 in the St. Agnes Catholic Church in Hillsboro, Montgomery, Illinois, USA with Father Fred Lohmann and witnesses, James Gordan and Katharine Lynch. She was 28 years old and her husband was 20 years old. James E. Lyons was born 4 July 1854 in Johnstown, Cambria, Pennyslvania, USA to Owen Lyons and Mary A. Condon. By the age of six, he was living in Township 7, Range 8, Macoupin county, Illinois, USA and by age 16, he was working as a farm laborer in Township 12, Range 5 in Mongtomery county, Illinois, USA. When they were married, James was living in Bois D'Arc, Montgomery, Illinois, USA and Margaret was living in Raymond, Montgomery, Illinois, USA. In 1880, the family lived in Harvel, Montgomery, Illinois, USA. In 1886, the family lived in Jackson Township (near Wood River) in Hall county, Nebraska, USA. Thir children included: 

  • Child 1: Elizabeth Agnes "Lizzie" Lyons was born 2 Aug 1877 in Raymond, Montgomery, Illinois, USA. Lizzie married Edmond "Ed or Eddie" J. O'Brien in the St. Mary's Catholic Church in Wood River, Hall, Nebraska, USA on 4 Oct 1889 at the age of 22. Lizzie died at the age of 81 on 11 Sep 1958 in Wood River, Hall, Nebraska, USA. The funeral was held on 13 Sep 1958 in the St. Mary's Catholic Church in Wood River, Hall, Nebraska, USA with burial in the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Wood River, Hall, Nebraska, USA. Lizzie and Ed or Eddie had the following three children: 1. James Edmond "Little Jim" O'Brien died as an infant. He was born 21 Aug 1900 in Wood River, Hall, Nebraska, USA; baptized on 9 September 1900 in the St. Mary's Catholic Church in Wood River, Hall, Nebraska, USA; and died on 1 Oct 1900 in Wood River, Hall, Nebraska, USA. 2. Archibald Charles "Archie" O'Brien was born 26 May 1901 in Geen River, Sweetwater, Wyoming, USA. He graduated from Wood River High School in Wood River, Hall, Nebraska, USA at the age of 18 in 1920. In 1924, at the age of 22, he graduated from Creighton University in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, USA. He lived at 119 East Koenig in Grand Island, Hall, Nebraska, USA in 1929. He married Dominica Bydalek in the St. Mary's Cathedral in Grand Island, Hall, Nebraska, USA on 17 Jun 1930. In 1930 at the age of 28, they were living at 106 Greystone Apartments in Grand Island, Hall, Nebraska, USA. In 1943 a the age of 41, his home address was 217 1/2 West Third Street in Grand Island, Hall, Nebraska, USA. Archie worked as an attorney with his office in the Ryan Building and the Hedde Building in Grand Island, Hall, Nebraska, USA. At the age of 32 in 1934, he was Nebraska State Senator from Hall county, Nebraska, USA. He died at the age of 41 of influenza on 27 Jan 1944 in Wood River, Hall, Nebraska, USA. Funeral was in the Grand Island Cathedral, Grand Island, Hall, Nebraska, USA with burial in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Lot 22S-07, Wood River, Hall, Nebraska, USA. 3. Lenore Cathrine O'Brien was born 6 Feb 1907 in Green River, Sweetwater, Wyoming, USA. She graduated at the age of 19 on 31 May 1926 from Wood River High School, Wood River, Hall, Nebraska, USA. In 1930, at the age of 23, she took a trip to Hawaii departing Honolulu returning back home on 5 Apr 1930. She graduated from St. Francis Hospital School of Nursing in Grand Island, Hall, Nebraska, USA at the age of 23 on 28 May 1930. She lived at 1220 North Lincoln in Grand Island, Hall, Nebraska, USA in 1930. In Apr 1933, she married Peter Alexander Livingston (1910-1975) in the St. Mary's Cathedral, Grand Island, Hall, Nebraska, USA at the age of 26. They had one daughter named Elizabeth "Betty" Anne Livingston (1935-2005). In 1969, the family lived at 415 S. Elm, Grand Island, Hall, Nebraska, USA. She died at the age of 61 on 15 Sep 1969 in Grand Island, Hall, Nebraska, USA. The funeral was at St. Mary's Cathedral in Grand Island, Hall, Nebraska, USA with burial in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Wood River, Hall, Nebraska, USA. Lenore enjoyed playing the banjo in a band. 
  • Child 2: Catherine "Kate" I. Lyons was born 23 Nov 1878 in Raymond, Montgomery, Illinois, USA. Kate was baptized 15 Dec 1878 in the St. Isidore Catholic Church in Farmersville, Montgomery, Illinois, USA by Father Timothy Hickey and godparents, Edmond Whealon and Elizabeth Gaul. At the age of two in 1880, Kate lived in Harvel, Montgomery, Illinois, USA and by 1900 at the age of 22, she lived in Cameron, Hall, Nebraska, USA. At the agee of 32 in 1910, she lived in Whistle Creek, Sioux, Nebraska, USA with her father and siblings. She married James Curtis Michie (1888-1958) on 20 Jul 1910 in Alliance, Box Butte, Nebraska, USA. By 1920, Kate and James were living in Mergiold, Boliver, Mississippi, USA. Kate died at the age of 88 on 11 Feb 1967 in Cleveland, Bolivar, Mississippi, USA and was buried in the New Cleveland Cemetery, Cleveland, Bolivar, Mississippi, USA. Kate and James had two children: 1. Margaret Mary Claire "Claire" Michie was born 19 July 1912 in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, USA  and married dentist, William Cunningham McHardy, Jr on 20 Nov 1937 in the Our Lady of Victories Catholic Church, Cleveland, Bolivar, Mississippi, USA at the age of 25. They initially lived in Merigold, Bolivar, Mississippi, USA and then Rosedale, Bolivar, Mississippi, USA. She graduated from St. Agnes Academy in Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, USA; the Siena College and Memphis Conservatory of Music in Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, USA; and the Delta State Teachers College in Cleveland, Bolivar, Mississippi, USA with a Bachelor of Science degree in Music Education. Claire died of renal failure on 6 Oct 2000 in Rosedale, Bolivar, Mississippi, USA. Rosary for the repose of her soul was said on 8 Oct 2000 in the Our Lady of Victories Catholic Church, Cleveland, Bolivar, Mississippi, USA. Visitation was on 9 Oct 2000 at the Thweatt-King Funeral Home, Cleveland, Bolivar, Mississippi, USA. Funeral was on 9 Oct 2000 in the Our Lady of Victories Catholic Church, Cleveland, Bolivar, Mississippi, USA. Burial was on 11 Oct 2000 in the New Cleveland Cemetery, Cleveland, Bolivar, Mississippi, USA. 2. Lionel Therese "Bill" Michie was born 27 Jun 1914 in Merigold, Bolivar, Mississippi, USA. He enlisted in the United States Army with service number 34275854 on 6 May 1942 and was discharged as a Corporal on 20 Oct 1945 after having served in World War II in the 420th AAFBU. He married, at the age of 31, to Willodene Priest (1921-2006) on 5 Jan 1946 in Bethesda, Montgomery, Maryland, USA. He was a farmer and Justice of the Peace in Merigold, Bolivar, Mississippi, USA. Bill died on 14 Apr 1966 at 7:45 A.M.. in the St. Joseph's Hospital in Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, USA due to cardiorespiratory failure and spontaneous rupture of intracranial aneurysm of twenty-four hours (cerebral hemorrhage). The funeral was 16 Apr 1966 in the Our Lady of Victories Catholic Church in Cleveland, Bolivar, Mississippi, USA with Reverend Patrick J. Hannelly with burial in the New Cleveland Cemetery in Cleveland, Bolivar, Mississippi, USA. He graduated from Delta State College in Cleveland, Bolivar, Mississippi, USA. Bill's military headstone included a Latin Cross and Flat Granite Marker. 
  • Child 3: Edward Lyons was born 17 Jan 1880 in Harvel, Montgomery, Illinois, USA. He was baptized 8 Feb 1880 in the St. Isidore Catholic Church in Farmersville, Montgomery, Illinois, USA with Father Timothy Hickey and godparents, Patricius Gaul and Maria Gual. Edward died 24 Jun 1880 in Montgomery county, Illinois, USA. 
  • Child 4: Evangeline Ellen Lyons was born 17 Dec 1884 in Brown Settlement, which was located between Farmersville and Morrisonville in Montgomery, Illinois, USA. Her birth was not recorded in the Montgomery county records; however, the baptismal record included the location of birth as Brown Settlement. Evangeline was baptized 8 Jan 1885 in St. Raymond Catholic Church in Raymond, Montgomery, Illinois, USA. Six years after the death of Evangeline's mother, her older sister, Lizzie, and Ed O'Brien were listed as her guardians in 1900 when Evangeline was 16. She was also listed as their housekeeper. They lived in Jackson, Hall, Nebraska, USA. At the age of 21, she married David Francis Michie Sr on 16 Apr 1906 in St. Mary's Catholic Church in Ravenna, Buffalo, Nebraska, USA with witnesses James Michie and Veronica Michie. They moved to Alliance, Box Butte, Nebraska, USA in 1910 where their son, David, died. By 1913, at the age of 29, they were living in Rawlins, Carbon, Wyoming, USA where her husband worked as an engineer for the Union Pacific Railroad. Between 1915 and 1930, Evangeline suffered from rheumatoid arthritis. In November 1917 at the age of 32, she had an operation on her throat in Denver, Colorado, USA. Evangeline died at the age of 45 of arthritis deformans on 14 Feb 1930 in Rawlins, Carbon, Wyoming, USA. The funeral was held in the St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Rawlins, Carbon, Wyoming with Priest Gerard Schellinger on 17 Feb 1930 with burial in the Highland Cemetery, Lot 75, Ravenna, Buffalo, Nebraska, USA. Evangeline was described as having brown eyes with dark chestnut hair with tints of red. Evangeline and David had the following ten children: 1. Evangeline Ellen Michie was born 18 September 1907 in Ravenna, Buffalo, Nebraska, USA. Ellen graduated from Rawlins High School, Rawlins, Carbon, Wyoming, USA at the age of 18  in 1925. In high school, her friends called her, "Mickie." She participated in Glee Club (9, 10, 11), 3A Club (9), University Club (12), and Class Basketball (9, 10). She liked playing the piano and had a good singing voice. Ellen married Glenn Alvin John Bryant (1904-1955) on 20 September 1926 in the St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Rawlins, Carbon, Wyoming, USA with Priest Gerard Schellinger and witnesses, Francis Murphy and Elizabeth Birmingham. By 1935, they were living in Los Angeles, California, USA. Ellen died on 27 July 1980 in Glendale, Los Angeles, California, USA and was buried 30 July 1980 in San Fernando Mission, San Fernando, Los Angeles, California, USA. She was 72. 2. David Francis Michie Jr - 1 was born 10 Septemer 1909 in Alliance, Box Butte, Nebraska, USA and died 17 July 1910 in Alliance, Box Butte, Nebraska, USA. He was buried in Alliance, Box Butte, Nebraska, USA. 3. Margaret Mary Michie was born 16 Mar 1911 in Alliance, Box Butte, Nebraska, USA. By the age of 9 in 1920, she was living in Rawlins, Carbon, Wyoming, USA. She married Clarence Roy Crum, at the age of 24, on 31 Aug 1935. She died at the age of 78 on 15 Jun 1989 in the Park Manor Nursing Home in Rawlins, Carbon, Wyoming, USA. She was buried on 19 Jun 1989 in Rawlins, Carbon, Wyoming, USA. She worked as a telephone operator for the Union Pacific Railroad. 4. Elizabeth Anne "Betty" Michie was born 29 Aug 1912 in Merigold, Bolivar, Mississippi, USA and died at the age of three on 17 Aug 1915 in Ravenna, Buffalo, Nebraska, USA. Betty was buried on 19 Aug 1915 in the Highland Cemetery, Lot 95, Ravenna, Buffalo, Nebraska, USA. 5. Katherine Alyce Michie was born 28 Mar 1914 in Rawlins, Carbon, Wyoming, USA. She lived in Rawlins, Carbon, Wyoming, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA; and Burbank, Los Angeles, California. Alyce died 11 Aug 1985 in the Yucaipa Valley Hospital, San Bernardino, California, USA at the age of 71. She was cremated 12 Aug 1985 in Yuvaipa, San Bernardino, California, USA. Her ashes were spread over the Pacific Ocean. 6. James Terrence Michie was born 20 Nov 1915 in Rawlins, Carbon, Wyoming, USA. After swallowing an orange peel, the bowel was blocked and he died on 5 May 1917 in Rawlins, Carbon, Wyoming, USA. He was buried 8 May 1917 in Highland Cemetery, Lot 95, Ravenna, Buffalo, Nebraska, USA. 7. Agnes Rachel Michie was born 22 Apr 1917 in Rawlins, Carbon, Wyoming, USA. At the age of 15, Rachel married George Ashbrooke Roberts, Jr. on 20 July 1932 in the St. Agnes Catholic Church in Los Angeles, California, USA. A later marriage record records 15 Jul 1935 in Los Angeles, California when Rachel was 18. Rachel worked as a clerk in a laundry in 1940 at the age of 23. Rachel died at the age of 57 on 5 Feb 1975 in Forestville, Sonoma, California, USA. The funeral was held on 10 Feb 1975 in Guerneyville, Sonoma, California, USA at the Guerneyville Redwood Chapel with recitation of the rosary the previous day at 8 P.M.. Burial was on 10 Feb 1975 at the Forestview Cemetery in Forestville, Sonoma, California, USA. 8. John Richard Michie was born 20 Dec 1918 in Rawlins, Carbon, Wyoming, USA. He was baptized in January 1919 in the St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Rawlins, Carbon, Wyoming, USA with godparents, John Charles Michie and Margaret Roberts. From August 1926 to February 1930, John was educated at a boarding school called St. Patrick's Academy in Sidney, Cheyenne, Nebraska, USA due to his mother being bedridden with rheumatoid arthritis and his father working shift work with the Union Pacific Railroad. He returned home when his mother died on 14 Feb 1930 when John was 11. John graduated at the age of 21 in May 1940 from Rawlins High School, Rawlins, Carbon, Wyoming, USA. He had briefly dropped out of high school. He worked as a bus boy while living with an older sister in California and then worked for the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCCs) in Wyoming before returning back home to finish high school. He eloped with Betty Lou West to get married on 30 Dec 1940 in Littleton, Arapahoe, Colorado, USA with the Justice of the Peace and witnesses, Aunt Nan (Pansy Allen Denny) and Uncle Denny (Alvin Denny). They were married on 8 Sep 1941 in the St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Rawlins, Carbon, Wyoming with Pirest Gerard Schellinger and witnesses, David Francis Michie Sr and Opal Marguerite Allen. He served in the United States Navy during World War II in the Pacific on the USS San Diego. John retired from the Union Pacific Railroad on 8 July 1983 in Rawlins, Carbon, Wyoming, USA at the age of 64. They retired to Scottsdale, Maricopa, Arizona, USA where he died of a stroke at the age of 81 on 12 Apr 2000. He was cremated at Green Acres Crematory in Scottsdale, Maricopa, Arizona, USA on 14 Apr 2000. The first funeral was held on 15 Apr 2000 in St. Daniel the Prophet Catholic Church, Scottsdale, Maricopa, Arizona, USA and the second funeral was held on 5 Aug 2000 in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Rawlins, Carbon, Wyoming, USA. He was buried on 5 Aug 2000 in Rawlins, Carbon, Wyoming, USA. He was proud to have been an engineer on the "Big Boy", a steam locomotive. 9. Thomas Robert Michie was born 28 Jan 1920 in Rawlins, Carbon, Wyoming, USA. He served in the United States Army during World War II. Thomas died in a car accident on 30 Jan 1965 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA . The funeral was held on 3 Feb 1965 in the St. Symphorosa Church, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA. He was buried on 3 Feb 1965 in the Resurrection Cemetery, Justice, Cook, Illinois, USA. He has a veteran tombstone with a Latin Cross and Flat Granite Marker. 10. Francis Aloysius Michie was born 5 Dec 1926 in Rawlins, Carbon, Wyomig, USA. Francis graduated from Rawlins High School, Rawlins, Carbon, Wyoming, USA on 23 May 1945 at the age of 18. He served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War. He earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming, USA in 1953 at the age of 27. Between 1962 and 1967, he worked for the Chicago Educational System in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA as a school principal. On 14 Nov 1967, he fell asleep while smoking and suffered severe burns. He died 9 Dec 1967 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA at the age of 41. Francis's funeral was held on 13 Dec 1967 in the St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Rawlins, Carbon, Wyoming, USA with burial in Rawlins, Carbon, Wyoming, USA. 
  • Child 5: Anna "Annie" Sylvester Lyons was born 31 Dec 1886 in Wood River, Hall, Nebraska, USA. Based on the memorial program for her funeral of being 23 years, 8 months, and 3 days and her death date of March 13, 1916, Anna's date of birth could be July 10, 1882. Annie was baptized on 10 Jan 1887 in the St. Mary's Catholic Church, Wood River, Nebraska, USA. At the age of 14, Annie lived in Cameron, Hall, Nebraska, USA with her father. At the age of 23, Annie was living with her father in Whistle Creek, Sioux, Nebraska, USA. Annie died 13 Mar 1916 in Merigold, Bolivar, Mississippi, USA at the age of 29. She was buried in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Wood River, Hall, Nebraska, USA. 

 

Additional Information
Date of Birth 1st Dec 1846  
Date of Death 1st Feb 1894  
Place & Date of Baptism parish of Mullinivat on 2 Dec 1846  
Father (First Name/s and Surname) Edmund Grace  
Mother (First Name/s and Maiden) Elizabeth  
Place of Death Wood River, Hall, Nebraska, USA  
Number of Siblings 5  
Names of Siblings Mary Grace, Robert Grace, Anne Anastatia Grace, Catherine Grace, John Grace,  
Spouse (First Name/s and Maiden/Surname) James. E. Lyons  
Place & Date of Marriage on 1 Jun 1875 in the St. Agnes Catholic Church in Hillsboro, Montgomery, Illinois, USA  
Names of Children 5  
Names of Children Elizabeth Agnes "Lizzie" Lyons, Catherine "Kate" I. Lyons, Edward Lyons, Evangeline Ellen Lyons, Anna "Annie" Sylvester Lyons  
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