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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 
    Confirmation 22 Sep 1867  Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Age: 10 
    Emigration About 1880  Canada to the US Find all individuals with events at this location 
    To Kansas City, Missouri  
    Census 1880  Kansas City, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    McGlade, M.J., white, male, age 23, occupation Painter, born Canada, father born Ireland, mother born Ireland. In the household of W.B. Sutherland, Carriage maker. Also in household: Frank Grafton, age 30, born Pennsylvania, father born Ireland, mother born PA. 
    Address 1881  Kansas City, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    McGlade, Michael (McGlade & Grafton), bds. ns. 13th, bet. Main and Walnut.
    McGlade & Grafton (M. McGlade & F.W. Grafton), Carriage painters, Walnut nw. cor. 8th. 
    Census 1885  Emporia, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    McGlade, M., age 27, male, Painter, born Canada, [to Kansas via MO?]. In the household of Thomas L. Ryan. 
    Address 1887  Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    603 Exchange St:
    McGlade, J.M., carriage painter
    RYAN, T.L., prop'r Emp. carriage factory
    RYAN, Mrs. Mary, from NY 
    Occupation 1895  Jackson County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Railway Postal Clerk
    Michael J. McGlade, born Canada. Appointed in Jackson, Missouri. Employed in Kansas City, Mo. and Pueblo, Colo. Compensation 1,150.00. 
    Died 08 Sep 1897  Emporia, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Newspaper 11 Sep 1897  Kansas City, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    POSTAL CLERK MCGLADE'S BODY TAKEN HOME.
    The body of M.J. McGlade, the railway mail clerk who was killed in the Santa Fe wreck Wednesday evening, was taken through Kansas City last night on its way to McGlade's former home, Perth, Canada. 
    Newspaper 11 Sep 1897  Kansas City, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    TAKEN HOME FOR BURIAL.
    "The remains of M.J. McGlade, one of the postal clerks killed in the Santa Fe wreck near Lang, passed through Kansas City at 6:20 last evening en route to Perth, Ontario, his former home. The body was accompanied by Martin Dolphin, of this city, who knew McGlade years ago, when he was in the carriage manufacturing business at Emporia, Kas., with his cousin, Thomas L. Ryan, the present treasurer of Lyon County, Kas. 
    Occupation Painter; Railway mail clerk 
    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
    Probate 30 Sep 1897  Jackson County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Godparents James Ryan and Bridget McCann 
    Religion Roman Catholic 
    Cause of Death Killed in railway accident 
    Association Bridget McCann (Relationship: Godmother/godson) 
    Association Thomas L. Ryan (Relationship: Cousins) 
    Association James Ryan (Relationship: Godfather/godson) 
    Person ID I703  Moran
    Last Modified 23 Oct 2015 

    Father John McGlade,   b. About 1827, 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 ~ 64 years) 
    Mother Bridget Dunne,   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. [S205] 1880 US Federal Census.
      Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, p. 28, Family no. 110.

    3. [S65] Kansas City, Missouri, City Directory, 1881, p. 419.

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

    5. [S62] Emporia City Directory, 1887, p. 115; p. 135.

    6. [S64] US, Register of Civil, Military, and Naval Service, 1863-1959, 1895. Vol. 2, p. 828.

    7. [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.

    8. [S66] Kansas City Star, p. 2, 11 Sep 1897.

    9. [S67] Kansas City Journal, p. 3, 11 Sep 1897.

    10. [S63] Missouri, Wills and Probate Records, 1766-1988.
      Case No. 3978