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McGrath, Michael

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Underhill, VT
Unit(s): 17th VT INF
Service: enl 3/16/64, m/i 4/12/64, Pvt, Co. G, 17th VT INF, m/o 7/14/65

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VITALS

Birth: 03/08/1848, County Tipperary, Ireland
Death: 04/21/1920

Burial: St. Joseph Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: No_Marker; Block A Lot 112
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/15/1883, VT; widow Mary Ellen, 6/2/1920, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: Children's stone found in Section A; no marker found in this plot for the soldier.
WPA Graves Registration Card indicates "no marker."

DESCENDANTS

Great Grandfather of Frank James McGrath, Fancy Farm, KY

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

St. Joseph Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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Obituary

Michael McGrath

Michael McGrath died yesterday morning at six o'clock after a six weeks' illness. He was born in Shelburne, where he resided all his life. He served in the army two years during the Civil War, enlisting March 10, 1864, in the 17th Vermont Volunteers. He is survived by his wife and three children, Agnes of Burlington, Frank of Waterbury and Fred of Cleveland, Ohio. It is requested that flowers be omitted at the funeral, announcement of which will be made later.

Source: Burlington Free Press, April 22, 1920.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

Plot Information

Photo

WPA Graves Registration Card