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Ellen C “Ella” McGrathAge: 46 years18651911

Name
Ellen C “Ella” McGrath
Given names
Ellen C
Nickname
Ella
Surname
McGrath
Nickname
Ella
Note: initial from 1910 US Census.
Note: based on one of the obituaries at her death: The Omaha Daily Bee, June 22, 1911, p. 8, col. 1
Birth May 11, 1865 27 26
Note: Ellen's age is either 14 or 15 as of: "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySear…
Note: almost 45 in April 1910 US Census in Omaha, Nebraska. "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:ML47-53R : accessed 27 July 2019), Ellen C Mc Grath in household of Catherine Mc Grath, Omaha Ward 6, Douglas, Nebraska, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 44, sheet 8B, family 165, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 843; FHL microfilm 1,374,856.
Note: confirmed on headstone: Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 12 August 2019), memorial page for Ellen C. “Ella” McGrath (11 May 1865–21 Jun 1911), Find A Grave Memorial no. 99563509, citing Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Scott (contributor 47643415) .
Birth of a brotherMatthew Michael McGrath
June 13, 1867 (Age 2 years)

Note: record at St. Columban church
Birth of a brotherJoseph P McGrath
May 20, 1869 (Age 4 years)
Note: record at St. Columban church
Birth of a brotherMartin J McGrath
May 3, 1870 (Age 4 years)
Note: per 1880 US Census and grave headstone: Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 12 August 2019), memorial page for Martin J. McGrath (3 May 1870–8 Sep 1904), Find A Grave Memorial no. 38062206, citing Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Dennis Bell (contributor 46924338) .
Note: does not quite agree with Bill Prendergast's history which gives date of birth as May 8, 1870. Which has the typo?
Death of a maternal grandfatherJames Prendergast
May 1873 (Age 7 years)
Note: <ref> Source: Prendergast, Wm. K. M., Prendergast. The Family History and family Tree, publ. 1977.
Birth of a sisterMary McGrath
September 5, 1873 (Age 8 years)

Birth of a brotherCornelius A McGrath
January 28, 1876 (Age 10 years)
Note: Source: "Washington Death Certificates, 1907-1960," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N3TG-LBW : 10 March 2018), Cornelius Mcgrath, 29 Oct 1944; citing Seattle, King, Washington, reference 4566, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Olympia; FHL microfilm 2,032,316.
Death of a sisterMary McGrath
August 1, 1886 (Age 21 years)

Death of a fatherMichael McGrath
March 25, 1904 (Age 38 years)
Note: Not found in 1900 U.S. Census in Omaha that the rest of the family is in.
Death of a brotherMartin J McGrath
September 8, 1904 (Age 39 years)
Note: Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 12 August 2019), memorial page for Martin J. McGrath (3 May 1870–8 Sep 1904), Find A Grave Memorial no. 38062206, citing Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Dennis Bell (contributor 46924338) .
Death June 21, 1911 (Age 46 years)
Cause of death: complications of appendicitis
Note: Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 12 August 2019), memorial page for Ellen C. “Ella” McGrath (11 May 1865–21 Jun 1911), Find A Grave Memorial no. 99563509, citing Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Scott (contributor 47643415) .
Note: Evening World-Herald (Omaha, Nebr.), June 21, 1911, p. 15, col. 6
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father
mother
Marriage: January 27, 1863Huron County, ON
4 years
younger brother
23 months
younger brother
Joseph P McGrath
Birth: May 20, 1869 31 31Perth Co., Ontario, Canada
Death: July 16, 1936Omaha, Nebraska
11 months
younger brother
Martin J McGrath
Birth: May 3, 1870 32 31Michigan, USA
Death: September 8, 1904buried in Omaha, Nebraska
6 years
younger brother
Cornelius A McGrath
Birth: January 28, 1876 38 37Nebraska, USA
Death: October 29, 1944Seattle, Washington State
-11 years
herself
Ellen C “Ella” McGrath
Birth: May 11, 1865 27 26Ontario, Canada
Death: June 21, 1911buried in Omaha, Nebraska
8 years
younger sister

Birth

Ellen's age is either 14 or 15 as of: "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M8YZ-15V : 16 August 2017), Matthew Mcgrath in entry for Michel Mcgrath, 1880; citing enumeration district ED 23, sheet 302A, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d), roll 0748; FHL microfilm 1,254,748.

Birth

almost 45 in April 1910 US Census in Omaha, Nebraska. "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:ML47-53R : accessed 27 July 2019), Ellen C Mc Grath in household of Catherine Mc Grath, Omaha Ward 6, Douglas, Nebraska, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 44, sheet 8B, family 165, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 843; FHL microfilm 1,374,856.

Birth

confirmed on headstone: Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 12 August 2019), memorial page for Ellen C. “Ella” McGrath (11 May 1865–21 Jun 1911), Find A Grave Memorial no. 99563509, citing Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Scott (contributor 47643415) .

Name

initial from 1910 US Census.

Name

based on one of the obituaries at her death: The Omaha Daily Bee, June 22, 1911, p. 8, col. 1

Death

Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 12 August 2019), memorial page for Ellen C. “Ella” McGrath (11 May 1865–21 Jun 1911), Find A Grave Memorial no. 99563509, citing Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Scott (contributor 47643415) .

Death

Evening World-Herald (Omaha, Nebr.), June 21, 1911, p. 15, col. 6

MISS ELLA M’GRATH DEAD.

Miss Ella McGrath, 2815 Franklin street, who was operated on for appendicitis at the St. Joseph hospital last week, died Wednesday morning at the hospital. She is survived by her mother and three brothers, Matthew, Joseph and Cornelius.

The funeral will be held Friday morning from the family residence to St. John’s church, where services will be held. Burial will be in Holy Sepulcher cemetery.