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Patrick William McGuirk (son of Francis (Frank) McGuirk and Anne (Anna) Lynch)613 was born December 25, 1855 in Co. Monaghan, Ireland614, and died April 23, 1909 in Pontiac, Oakland Co., Michigan615. He married Charlotte Christine (Lottie) Posner on Abt. 1882 in Michigan616, daughter of Julius Augustiva Posner and Henrietta Wilhelmina Hewig.

 Includes NotesNotes for Patrick William McGuirk:
Oakland County Directories: Pontiac City Directories:

1886: McGuirk, Patrick, section hand, D&M RR, hns Patterson w of Saginaw.

1889: McGuirk, Annie, bds 86 Auburn Av. I believe this could be Patrick's sister.
1889: McGuirk, Patrick, road master M. A. L. and G. T. R. R., res 86 Auburn av.

1895: McGuirk, Nellie, domestic 131 W. Huron.
McGuirk, Patrick, roadmaster MAL and GTRR, res 67 Parke, family consists of wife and 3 children
McGuirk, Charlotte.
McGuirk William, at school.
McGuirk, Charlotte, at school.
McGuirk, Annie, at school.

1902: McGirk, Pat, RR employee, rts 145 Wessen.
William A. clk, rms 145 Wessen.
Charlotte H. rms 145 Wessen.
Anna C. rms 145 Wessen.

1904: McGuirk, Patrick (Charlotte) railroad trackman rts 142 Bagly.
McGuirk, William clk rms 142 Bagly.

1907: McGuirk, Patrick railroad trackman rts 142 Bagley, Mrs. Charlotte. Oakland phone.
McGuirk, William, trimmer PS & W, rms 142 Bagley, Oakland phone.
McGurk, Nellie, house keeper, rms 131 W. Huron, Both phones.

1910: McGuirk, Mrs. Charlotte (Widow) res 135 Bagley.
McGuirk, William, trimmer, rts. 93 1/2 S. Saginaw, Mrs. Emily, Mason.
McGuirk, Mrs. Nellie, housekeeper, rms 131 W. Huron.

1912: McGuirk, Mrs. Charlotte, boarding house, res 135 Bagley
McGuirk, William, trimmer (Detroit), rms. 43 Bagley, Mrs. Emily, Mason
McGurk, Miss Nellie, rms 131 W. Huron.

1915: McGuirk, Mrs. Charlotte, boarding house, res 135 Bagley
McGuirk, William A., bartender, rts 37 Osmun, Mrs. Emily, Mason.

1900 Federal Census, State of Michigan, County Oakland, Second Ward:
McGuirk, Patrick Head w m birth Dec. 1856, 43 years of age, married 18 years born Irelalnd. Mother and Father born Ireland. Citizenship 1874 number of years in US 26. Naturalization na. Day labor. Rents home. (I did find a Patrick McGuirk age 16, Gender: Male. Occupation: Labourer Nation of Orgin: Ireland. Port of Debarkation : New York City Final Destination: USA. Ship's Name: Harvest Queen. Ship's Manifest Number: 903464. Port of Embarkation: Liverpool. Purpose for Travel: Staying in the USA Mode of Travel: Steerage:)

Charlotte wife May 1858 age 42
Wills son June 1883 age 17
Charlotte daughter Sept 1886 age 13
Anna daughter Oct. 1888 age 11

Death Certificate: States Patrick married at age 22. So this could be 1877 or 1878. 1900 census states married 18 years. Which would be 1882. Know that he was not married to Charlote before 1880. Death Cert: states born in 1854. Gravestone states 1855. States age is 54.

Copy of funeral bill from Oakland County Historical Society: P. McGuirk Date of Death April 23, 1909. Date of Burial April 26, 1909. Place Oak Hill. Bill rendered to Mrs. A. McGuirk amount 125.00. Payments May 17, 1909 150.00. Casket 125.00. Shroud 10.00. 5 carriages to Cemetery 15.00, total amount $150.00.

1880 census 17th ward, Brooklyn, Kings, New York. A Francis McGuirk age 26 born Ireland 1854. Wife Elizabeth age 31 born Wales. Children Alice age 4, Louis age 3, Francis age 1. Living with them is Patrick Mcguirk brother, single age 24 born Ireland. Occupation Roofer. Another brother John McGuirk age 20 single, House Carpenter. This John McGuirk found in 1900 census.
I believe there was another brother John McGuirk. Born 1861 Ireland. Father/Mother born Ireland. In 1900 federal census living in New Jersey he was a carpenter. Wife Bridget born Aug. 1862 mother of 7 children 6 living. Anna Feb. 1887, Agnes J. May 1893, Ellen April 1895, Louis Feb. 1898.


More About Patrick William McGuirk:
Burial: April 26, 1909, Oak Hill Cemetery, Pontiac, Oakland Co., Michigan plot 4-002.617
Census: 1900, Co. Oakland, Second Ward, Pontiac, MI..618
Immigration: 1971, 1874 per the 1900 Federal Census.619
Nationality: Irish.620
Occupation: Laborer for the Railroad.621
Religion: Catholic.622
Residence: 142 Bagley, Pontiac, Oakland Co., MI.623

More About Patrick William McGuirk and Charlotte Christine (Lottie) Posner:
Marriage: Abt. 1882, Michigan.624

Children of Patrick William McGuirk and Charlotte Christine (Lottie) Posner are:
  1. Child McGuirk.
  2. +William Arthur McGuirk, b. June 01, 1883, Michigan625, d. January 28, 1917, Detroit, Wayne Co, Michigan625.
  3. +Charlotte Henrietta McGuirk, b. September 26, 1885, Pontiac, Oakland Co., Michigan625, d. March 01, 1949, Pontiac, Oakland Co., Michigan626.
  4. Anna Christine or Catherine McGuirk, b. October 29, 1888, Pontiac, Oakland Co., Michigan627, d. May 02, 1903, Pontiac, Oakland Co., Michigan627.
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