John O'Grady

ID# 3027, (1845-1904)
John O'Grady
Photograph courtesy of Marty McGeein
     John O'Grady was born in April 1845 in Ireland.1 He has also been reported to have been born in 1837.2 He married Mary Josephine Walsh about 1864.3,1 He and Mary Josephine Walsh immigrated in 1870 to the United States.1 He and Mary Josephine Walsh lived in 142 Western Ave, Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio.1 He was a gas meter adjuster.1 John, riding a white stallion, led the St Patrick's Day parade in Toledo. He was presented with a hand blown green glass walking stick in appreciation. John and Mary had seven children.1 He died on 23 December 1904 of apoplexy in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, at age 59.2,4 He was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Toledo, Lucas County, OhioG.4
Last Edited=15 Aug 2018

Child of John O'Grady and Mary Josephine Walsh


  1. [S1404] John O'Grady, 1900 Federal Census (Toledo, Ohio), FamilySearch website,
  2. [S1405] Family Search, online database, "Ohio Deaths and Burials 1854-1997" ( : accessed 2011), John O'Grady.
  3. [S1400] Doyle Fitzgerald & McGeein families, notes by Marty McGeein, 2011, DOC 103, privately held by Faye West, Edmonton, Alberta.
  4. [S1442] Calvary Cemetery 1887-1905 Interments: burial of John O'Grady; page 196, Calvary Cemetery, Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Viewed 2 Feb 2012, at, database: Ohio, Diocese of Toledo, Catholic Parish Records, 1796-2004, img 198.
  5. [S1406] Margaret Jane Doyle, Death Certificate 10649 (3 Feb 1948), FamilySearch website,