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Henry Dennis O'Grady 

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James O'Grady
12/1849 - 1905

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9/1853 - 5/5/1931
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Henry Dennis O'Grady
11/7/1888 - 1926
Henry Dennis O'Grady was born on November 7, 1888 in Buffalo, New York and died about 1926 somewhere in New York. He lived to be 37 years old.

Census6/9/1900 Cheektowaga NY (Erie County) 11 yrs old 
page 11,#191 - James O'Grady ( age 48 -Dec.1851), Maggie O'Grady (46 -Sept. 1853), Agnes O'Grady (14 -July 1885), border -Frank Wendel (29 -June 1870), border(wife)-Cary Wendel (29 -June 1870), step son-Frank Raynor (28-Jan. 1872), son of O'grady-Henry O'Grady (12 -Nov. 1887). All were born in NY, James' parents were born in Ireland and Maggie's in Germany. James and Maggie have been married 16 years, they have had 4 children, all are living. James is a farmer. Frank and Cary have been married six months. 
Census6/1/1915 Lancaster NY (Erie County) 26 yrs old 
page 25, line 42, #8 - Mrs. Margaret Maher (age 49), Henry D. O'grady (26), Marie C. O'grady (22). All were born in US. Margaret does housework and Henry is a boiler marker at W.M.C.  
Military6/5/1917 Lancaster NY (Erie County) 28 yrs old 
WWI Draft Card - Name: Henry Dennis O'grady, Race: Caucasian, Marital Status: Married, Dependents: Wife and two children, Occupation: Boiler maker, Employer: New York Central RR Station, Birth Date: Nov. 7, 1888, Birth Place: Buffalo, New York, Street address: 88 Aurora, Residence Place:Lancaster,Erie, New York, Physical Build: Slender, Height: Tall, Hair Description: Bald, Hair Color: Dark, Eye Color: Blue 
Census1/10/1920 Lancaster NY (Erie County) 31 yrs old 
page 14, #269 -Henry O'grady (age 31), Marie O'grady (27), Henry O'grady (3), Margaret O'grady (2), Dorothy O'grady (0), mother in law -Margaret Mahar (54), border -George Dickerson (18). All born in NY, except Marie and Margaret.Henry is a riveter at a car shop.  
Census6/1/1925 Lancaster NY (Erie County) 36 yrs old 
Page 33 - Henry O'grady (age 36), Marie O'grady (32), Henry O'grady (9), Margaret O'grady (8), Dorothy O'grady (6), Donald O'grady (4),and Mother -Margaret Mahar (59). All were born in the US, all are citizens. Henry works as a boilermaker, Marie is a housewife, children Henry and Margaret attend school, and mother Margaret does housework. They address is 52 Garfield St.  
Census4/26/1940 Lancaster NY (Erie County) 14 yrs after death 
Page 8 -#161 -Marie O'grady (age 47), Henry O'grady (24), Dorothy O'grady (20), Donald O'grady (19), Margaret Maher (74). All were born in NY, except Marie in PA. Their address is 16 Aurora Street. Henry's highest grade completed is the third year of High School, he works as a truck driver at the Battling tanks. Her income is $350 for 29 weeks worked. Dorothy's highest grade completed is the four year of High School, She works as a Saleslady at the Five & Ten Store. Her income is $341 for 31 weeks worked. Donald's highest grade completed is the third year of High School, he works as a Salesman at the Retail Grocery. Her income is $184 for 18 weeks worked.  

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1 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
7 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
9 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
12 1900 The cause of yellow fever is discovered. It is proven that the fever is spread by mosquitoes. This rallies an effort to provide better mosquito control.
12 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
13 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
14 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
15 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
16 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
18 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
18 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
18 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
24 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
25 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
26 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
35 1923 Diphtheria vaccine is developed; Insulin is produced to treat diabetes
35 1923 Freud publishes "The Ego and the Id"
36 1924 Insecticides are used for the first time on crops
38 1926 Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket
20 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
24 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
25 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
29 1917 NEWS HEADLINES: In June, the United States enters World War I on the side of the allies. The Russian Revolution ends the reign of the czars and thrusts Russia into communism.
31 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
21 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
22 1910 Boy Scout and Girl Scout Organizations are introduced in America and the concept of a "week end" meaning time off from regular work begins to take root. The British Empire covers 1/5th of the world land area.
21 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
26 1914 World War I - Following the crisis touched off by the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand of Austria in Sarajevo, Germany declared war on Russia and additional countries joined the war within several days.
29 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
31 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
32 1920 Adolph Hitler begins to organize the Nazi party in Germany; The Ku Klux Klan launches a recruitment campaign using mass marketing techniques to gain 85,000 new recruits; the first commercial broadcast is made.

Marie Maher
Born about 1893 and died on April 9, 1952
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The Children of Henry Dennis O'Grady

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Dorothy Mary O'Grady
Born in Lancaster, New York on May 26, 1919 and died in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on January 4, 2005. She was 85 years old.

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