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Michael McGlade

Male Abt 1833 - 1905


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  • Name  Michael McGlade 
    Born  Abt 1833  Forkhill, Co. Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Occupation  1871  Witton Park, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Iron works labourer for Bolco Van & Co., Witton Park, Durham, England 
    Census  1871  Escomb, Witton Park, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Boarder in the household of Rachael Forest, Boarding House Keeper. Michael McGlade, Boarder, Married, age 38, Iron Wks Labourer, born Ireland. All of Mrs. Forest's seven boarders were born in Ireland, all listed as iron works labourers. 
    Emigration  abt. 1883  Ireland to Philadelphia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Emigrated first to Philadelphia, then came up to Perth 
    Census  1891  Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Head of a household of 7 (himself, wife, 4 children and a child whose relationship to the family is unclear). Michael McGlade, age 56, born Ireland, RC, Wage Earner, can read, can write. With wife Bridget, age 53, born Ireland, RC, can read, can write; and children Maggie (21, born Ireland), Patrick (19, born Ireland), Michael (17, born Ireland), and John (13, born Ireland). Also a John English, age 2, born Ontario, father born Ontario, mother born Ontario, RC. This is probably the son of Ann McGlade (daughter of John McGlade and Bridget Dunn, sister of Arthur), who married a John English circa 1888 and died in April 1889. 
    Occupation  1896  Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Bridge tender 
    Religion  Roman Catholic 
    Address  1898  Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Address:
    McGlade Michael bridge tender ws Beckwith bet Harvey and river 
    Census  1901  Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Head of household of 4. Michael McGlade, widower, born 29 Sept 1830, age 70, birthplace Ireland, emigration [1880?], Irish, R. Catholic, occupation Machinist, can read, can write. With sons Patrick (single, age 27, born Ireland) and John (single, age 21, born Ireland), and a boarder named Mary McKeeveran, born US, age 50, R. Catholic, Irish, occupation Clerk.  
    Died  12 Jan 1905  Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Obituary  20 Jan 1905  Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    "Death came with startling suddenness to one of Perth's well-known residents last Thursday afternoon about 4:30 o'clock, when Mr. Michael McGlade was stricken in the twinkling of an eye. He was sitting on the lounge with one of his grandchildren and when his daughter-in-law came in found him dead. The news was startling to his friends. Heart failure was the cause of death. Micheal McGlade was an Irishman by birth, and was born at Fork Hill, County Armagh, Ireland, in 1829, thus being in his 76th year. When a young man he commenced to work with Bolco Van & Co., the largest manufacturers of steel rails in their day, whose two big works were situated at Whitton Park and Bishop Aukland, both in the north of England. Deceased worked for 21 years with this firm at their mill at Whitton Park. Some of the rails made by the company are to be seen in the local yards yet. Mr. McGlade emigrated to Philadelphia in 1883, and came to Perth the following year. His brother John had been living here for many y 
    Burial Witnesses  26 Apr 1905 
    Simon [Collix?] and Arthur McGlade 
    Buried  26 Apr 1905  St. John the Baptist RC Cemetery, Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID  I1002  Moran
    Last Modified  23 Jan 2012 

    Father  Michael McGlade,   b. About 1800, Co. Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Elizabeth Kennelly,   b. About 1800, Co. Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Co. Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F271  Group Sheet

    Family  Bridget McNulty,   b. 1839, Co. Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1900, Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  28 Apr 1859  Loughgilly, Co. Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Witnesses  Bernard Murphy and Catherine McNulty 
    Children 
     1. Catherine McGlade,   b. Jan 1860
     2. Patrick McGlade,   b. Jan 1860
    >3. Mary McGlade,   b. Feb 1863, Forkhill, Co. Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Elizabeth McGlade,   b. Nov 1868
     5. Margaret McGlade,   b. Abt 1869, Forkhill, Co. Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1896, Brockville, Leeds Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Patrick McGlade,   b. September 1873, Forkhill, Co. Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1947, Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Michael Francis McGlade,   b. 1877, Co. Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. John McGlade,   b. May 1879, Forkhill, Co. Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Apr 1913, Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  27 Jan 2012 
    Family ID  F292  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S186] 1871 England Census.
      Also obituary, Perth Courier, 20 Jan 1905

    2. [S186] 1871 England Census.
      Escombe, Witton Park St Paul, Witton Park, Durham, England, Household schedule number 78, page 20.

    3. [S158] 1891 Census of Canada.
      Ontario, District 84, Lanark South, Perth, Family number 240, page 42.

    4. [S188] Perth, Ontario Directory, 1898-1899, (Perth Expositor).

    5. [S99] Perth Courier, 20 Jan 1905.
      Obituary

    6. [S79] 1901 Census of Canada.
      Ontario, Lanark (South/Sud), District 81, Perth (Town/Ville), Sub-district H-1, Family Number 44, page 4.

    7. [S99] Perth Courier.

    8. [S99] Perth Courier, 20 Jan 1905.

    9. [S224] Register of St. John the Baptist, Perth.

    10. [S95] Armagh Ancestry.