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Michael James McGlade

Male 1856 - 1897  (40 years)


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  • Name Michael James McGlade 
    Born 28 Dec 1856  Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 01 Jan 1857  St. John the Baptist RC Church, Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Painter; Railway mail clerk 
    Confirmation 22 Sep 1867  Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Age: 10 
    Emigration About 1883  Canada to the US Find all individuals with events at this location 
    To Emporia, Kansas. 
    Godparents James Ryan and Bridget McCann 
    Religion Roman Catholic 
    Census 1885  Emporia, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    McGlade, M., age 27, male, Painter, born Canada, [to Kansas via MO?]. 
    Cause of Death Killed in railway accident 
    Died 08 Sep 1897  Emporia, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Burial Witnesses 13 Sep 1897 
    "his brother Arthur McGlade, his uncle Michl McGlade Senr and several others" 
    Buried 13 Sep 1897  St. John the Baptist RC Cemetery, Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Association Bridget McCann (Relationship: Godmother/godson) 
    Person ID I703  Moran
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2013 

    Father John McGlade,   b. About 1829, Forkhill, Co. Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1891, Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Mother Bridget Dunn,   b. About 1830, Killevy, Co. Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1880, Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Married 05 Jan 1856  Saint Edward, Westport, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F27  Group Sheet

  • Headstones
    McGlade, Michael James
    McGlade, Michael James
    Killed in train crash in Emporia, Kansas. Buried at St John the Baptist RC Cemetery, Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario.

  • Sources 
    1. [S224] Register of St. John the Baptist, Perth.

    2. [S222] Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1915 .
      Lyon, Emporia, p. 29.

    3. [S99] Perth Courier, 10 Sep 1897.
      Yesterday morning Arthur McGlade of this town received a telegram from Emporia, Kansas that his brother Michael J. McGlade had been killed on the evening before by a railway train. Deceased was a mail clerk in the U.S. Civil Service and the sad event took place while he was in the discharge of his duties, others also probably being victims of the same accident. Mr. McGlade left Perth about 20 years ago and was about 39 years of age and unmarried. His remains will be brought to Perth for burial. An announcement of this will be made when time of arrival is known.