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McGEEs of Manchester

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Michael McGEE and Bridget HOLLAND were born and married at Longford, in County Longford, Ireland. They emigrated to England in the late 1830s and settled in south Manchester.

Notes:
   ab. = about,  b. = born,  bp. = baptised,  m. = married,  bu. = buried,   d. = died.
   (+) = extra-marital relationship,                m. = Catholic marriage
   Places in italics = Registration districts
   Chorlton = Chorlton-upon-Medlock, Manchester
Michael McGEE (b. – d.)
   m.() Catherine KENNEDY (b. – d.)
    |
    |– Michael McGEE (bp.3/9/1803, Longford, Co Longford, Ireland – d.) Labourer
    |      m.(29/1/1830, Longford, Ire) Bridget HOLLAND (b.1808, Longford, Ire, – d.16/12/1873, 58y,
    |       |                                                                                                                            Chorlton)  [actually, 65y]
    |       |    1841:  at 1 Cellar, 5 York St, Chorlton – Michael & Bridget;  Ann, Catherine, Mary Magee
    |       |    1842:  at York St, Chorlton
    |       |    1847:  at 1 Taylors Court, Oxford Street, Chorlton
    |       |    1849-50:  at 23 York Street, Chorlton
    |       |    1851:  at 10 Lord Street, Chorlton – Michael & Bridget;  Catherine, Mary, Ellen, Margaret, Peter
    |       |    1852:  at 7 Holbrook St, Chorlton
    |       |    1861:  at 14 Dunn Street, Chorlton – Mickel & Bridget;  Peeter, Margaret
    |       |    1871:  at 18 Stretford St, Hulme – Michael & Bridget + 5 lodgers
    |       |    1873:  at 201 Plymouth Grove, Chorlton – Bridget d.
    |       |
    |       |– Ann McGEE (bp.17/2/1831, Longford, Ire – d.)
    |       |
    |       |– Catherine McGEE (bp.9/6/1833, Longford, Ire – d.) Factory Hand
    |       |      m.(29/7/1856, Chorlton) Roger FARRELL (b.ab.1830 – d.) Labourer
    |       |       |    1871:  at 25 Devonshire St, Chorlton – Roger & Catherine;  Peter, Roger, Thomas, John
    |       |       |
    |       |       |– Peter FARRELL (b.1857, Manchester – d.)
    |       |       |– Roger FARRELL (b.1862, Manchester – d.)
    |       |       |– Thomas FARRELL (b.1864, Manchester – d.)
    |       |      └  John FARRELL (b.1866, Manchester – d.)
    |       |
    |       |– Mary McGEE (b.ab.1840, Manchester – d.)
    |       |       :    1861:  at Balance St, Uttoxeter, Staffs – Mary,  niece of Peter HOLLAND (head, wid, 60,
    |       |       :                                                                    b.Longford, Ireland) Catholic clergy Priest  + 2 servt, etc
    |       |      m.(6/10/1864, Chorlton) James STEADMAN (b.ab.1842 – d.) Joiner                                 
    |       |       |    1881:  at 25 Booth St, Pendleton, Lancs – James & Mary;  Annie, Margaret, Matthew, Catherine,     
    |       |       |                                                                                                                  James, Martha STEDMAN
    |       |       |– Annie STEADMAN (b.ab.1865, Chorlton – d.) Cotton Winder
    |       |       |– Margaret STEADMAN (b.ab.1866, Chorlton – d.) Cotton Winder
    |       |       |– Matthew STEADMAN (b.ab.1868, Chorlton – d.)
    |       |       |– Catherine STEADMAN (b.1870, Chorlton – d.)
    |       |       |– James Edward STEADMAN (b.1876, Pendleton – d.)
    |       |      └  Matha Louisa STEADMAN (b.1877, Pendleton – d.)
    |       |
    |       |– Ellen McGEE (b.2/10/1842, Manchester – d.)
    |       |            1861:  at 12 Rusholme Road, Chorlton – Ellen (Servant to Gervaise & Alice;  Henry STRINGFELLOW)
    |       |
    |       |– Margaret McGEE (b.1845, Manchester – d.)
    |       |      m.(18/11/1870, Chorlton) Enoch Benjamin ANDERSON (b.ab.1840 – d.)
    |       |
    |       |– Peter McGEE (b.9/2/1847, Oxford St, Manchester – d.20/9/1911, 64y, Moss Sid     , Manchester)
    |       |       :                                                                                                                                    House Painter
    |       |      m.(20/5/1869, Manchester) Martha YEARSLEY (b.17/6/1844, Norley, Ches  – d.29/11/1926, 82y,
    |       |       |                                                                                                                                      Manchester)
    |       |       |    1871:  at 74 Lower Cambridge St, Chorlton on Medlock, Mc’r – Martha  + Margaret McGEE (sis)
    |       |       |    1872, Mar 27   arr. New York from Liverpool on RMS City of London – Peter ?
    |       |       |    1875, Aug 22   arr. New York from Liverpool on SS City of Berlin – Bertha;  Wm, Hy
    |       |       |    1881:  at Stoneyford, Cuddington, Ches – Peter & Martha;  William, Henry, Mary, Maggie McGHEE
    |       |       |    1891:  at 20 Bradshaw St, Moss Side, Manchester – Peter & Martha;  William, Henry, Mary,
    |       |       |                                                                                                                                        Margaret
    |       |       |
    |       |       |    1901:  at 73 Princess Rd, Moss Side, Manchester – Peter & Martha; Mary
    |       |       |                                                                + Sarah Ann BULL (aunt), Ada E, Sydney L CLINTON (bdrs)
    |       |       |                           [1877, Stockport – Sarah Ann YEARSLEY mar. William BULL]              
    |       |       |    1911:  at 7 Barton St, Moss Side – Peter & Martha;  + Sarah Ann BULL (sis, 69) + boarder
    |       |       |    1926:  at 141 Plymouth Grove, Chorlton, Manchester – Martha d                                    [4/6 ch alive]
    |       |       |
    |       |       |– William Peter McGEE (b.4/4/1871, Manchester – d.) House Painter
    |       |       |      m.(1894, Chorlton) Mary Ann PORTER (b.ab.1876, Manchester – d.)                                    
    |       |       |            1901:  at 10 Derby St, Ardwick, Manchester – William & Mary Ann
    |       |       |                                                                                 + Elizabeth PORTER (sister), Mary NELSON (bdr)
    |       |       |
    |       |       |– Henry Michael McGEE (b.1/11/1873, Norley, Ches – d.24/11/1927, 54y, Withington) House Painter
    |       |       |      m.(10/7/1900, Chorlton) Harriet CARTER (b.ab.1878, Hanford, Stoke – d.26/3/1954, 76y, Sto)
    |       |       |                                              m2.(7/12/1927, Stockport) Albert JOHNSON (b.ab.1890 – d.1955,
    |       |       |                                                                                                                    Stockport) Hairdresser    
    |       |       |            1901:  at 11 Prospect St, All Saints, Manchester – Henry & Harriet McGEE
    |       |       |            1911:  at 2 Cranswick Street, Moss Side, Manchester – Harry & Hettie;  Margorie MAGEE
    |       |       |            1927:  at 21 Belgrave Crescent, Woods Moor, Sto. – Albert & Harriet JOHNSON; Rita McGEE
    |       |       |            1952:  at  2 Victoria Grove, Sto. – Albert & Harriet JOHNSON
    |       |       |
    |       |       |– Mary McGEE (b.9/11/1876, Jersey City, USA – d.) Mantle Maker/Saleswoman
    |       |       |     (+) ?? Edmund Ludlow YARR (b.6/6/1870, Beswick, Manchester – d.1953, 83y, Millom, Cumb.)
    |       |       |       |   or Alfred Lewis YARR (b.1863, Beswick – d.1943, 80y, Millom, Cumberland) Iron Moulder
    |       |       |       |
    |       |       |       |– Marguerite Mary Yarr McGEE (b.6/2/1907, Moss Side, Manch’r – d.5/3/1991, 84y, Stockport)
    |       |       |       :       :    [Adopted by Henry Michael McGEE & Harriet CARTER – see above]
    |       |       |       :       :    1911:  at 2 Cranswick St, Moss Side – Margorie, with Harry & Hettie MAGEE (see above)
    |       |       |       :      m.(10/6/1939, Stockport) Harold Leslie PIDGEON (b.4/6/1908, Hazel Grove, Ches –
    |       |       |       :       |                                                                                        d.5/4/2008, 99y, High Lane, Ches)
    |       |       |       :       |    1939:  at 26 King’s Road, H.G. – Harold & Rita
    |       |       |       :       |    1953:  at 8 Lawrence Road, H.G. – Harold & Rita;  Ian, Clive, Brian
    |       |       |       :       |
    |       |       |       :             → Ian PIDGEON                      See The PIDGEONs of Stockport family tree
    |       |       |       :
    |       |       |      m.(10/8/1909, Chorlton) Herbert Henry LUCAS (b.ab.1881, Eaton Constantine, Salop – d.)
    |       |       |       |    1911:  at 23 Cranford Avenue, Knutsford, Ches – Bert & Mary [0 ch]                   Horse Dealer
    |       |       |       |
    |       |       |       |– George Frederick LUCAS (b.6/7/1911, Moss Sid. Manchester – d.)
    |       |       |       |      m?(1955, Salford) Moreen E HERRING (b. – d.)
    |       |       |       |
    |       |       |      └  John Henry LUCAS (b.21/12/1912, Knutsford, Ches – d.)
    |       |       |
    |       |      └  Maggie McGEE (b.3/11/1878, Norley, Ches – d.1956, 77y, Manchester)
    |       |              m.(1899, Chorlton) Hatchick SEKIAN (b.ab.1865, Turkey – d.1921, 57y, Chorlon)
    |       |               |                                                                                                                     Laundry Manager
    |       |               |    1901:  at 10 Derby St, Moss Side, Manchester – Hatchik & Margaret;  Highganoush V 
    |       |               |                                                 + Astin Tepelian (23, nephew), Torrance Topourzian (19, cousin)
    |       |               |    1911:  at  Derby House, 23 Derby St, Chorlton – Hatchik & Margaret;  Deran
    |       |               |                                                                                                     + 3 Turkish  elatives + 2 servts
    |       |               |               at Wilton House (School), Alexandra Rd, Colwyn Bay – Hygie, Sarkis (boarders)
    |       |               |    1926:  at 141 Plymouth Grove, Manchester – Margaret
    |       |               |
    |       |               |– Highganoush Virginie SEKIAN (b.1901, Chorlton – d.)
    |       |               |      m.(1922, Chorlton) Nicholas E ROUSSEFF (b. – d.)
    |       |               |       |
    |       |               |       |– Margaret Nerenka ROUSSEFF (b.8/7/1923, Manchester – d.4/1991, 67y, Winchester)
    |       |               |       |       m.(1956, Stockport) Reginald Charles ANGELL (b.9/5/1926, Fordingbridge, Hants –
    |       |               |       |                                                                                                    d.1976, 49y,Poole, Dors)
    |       |               |      └  Catherine Alexandra ROUSSEFF (b.18/11/1924, Chorlton – d.4/2002, 77y, Stockport)
    |       |               |              m.(1948, Manchester) Roger Henry Orton BENSON (b.8/12/1920, Leigh – d.11/1993,
    |       |               |               |                                                                          72y, Manchester) Electrical Engineer
    |       |               |
    |       |               |– Sarkis Hatchik SEKIAN (b.1903, Chorlton – d.1965, 61y, Manchester)
    |       |               |      m.(?) Dorothy Gertrude ? (b.10/8/1917 – d.4/1988, 70y, Sefton North)
    |       |               |        
    |       |              └  Deran (aka Richard) SEKIAN (b.6/7/1910, Chorlton – d.1979, 69Yy, Manchester)
    |       |                      m.(1948, Weston-s-Mare) Hilda Bertha ROPER (née FOORD) (b 1/12/1912, Axbridge, Som     
    |       |                                                                                                                        d.5/1990, 77y, Manchester).
    |       |– Michael McGEE (b.20/5/1849, Chorlton – d.20/6/1850, 1y, Chorlton)
    |       |            1850:  d. at 23 York Street, Chorlton
    |       |
    |      └  John McGEE (b.18/3/1851, Chorlton – d.17/11/1852, 17m, Chorlton)
    |                    1852:  d. at 7 Holbrook St, Chorlton
    |
    |– James McGEE (bp.11/9/1806, Longford, Ireland – d.)
    |
    |– Edward McGEE (bp.17/8/1807, Longford, Ireland – d.)
    |
    |– James McGEE (bp.18/3/1910, Longford, Ireland – d.)
    |
    |– Eleanor McGEE (bp.25/7/1812, Longford, Ireland – d.)
    |
   └  Edward McGEE (bp.13/6/1815, Longford, Ireland – d.)
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