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Michael Cleary


William Cleary and Margaret (Ella/Peg) Barrett


Brass moulder

Relationship to Ginni Swanton

Great grand uncle

Vital Information


Date of Birth

November 15, 1854
Source: Naturalization Record

Baptism August 29, 1849, Ballylanders, Limerick County, Ireland
Source: Parish Baptismal Record

Baptismal Sponsors

Dan Quane & Ellen Sheehan
Source: Parish Baptismal Record


Cullane, Ballylanders, Limerick County, Ireland


Ellen Swanton

Date of Marriage

September 30, 1884

Place of Marriage

Cathedral of the Holy Cross, Boston, MA

Marriage Performed by Rev. L. M. A. Corcoran, priest
Parish Marriage Record Parish Marriage Record
Civil Marriage Record Civil Marriage Record

Marriage Witnesses

Michael Hays and Martha Crowley (Ellen Swanton's sister)

Date of Death

November 6, 1925

Cause of Death

Cardio renal disease (1 month)
Contributory: Coronary embolism
Place of Death Cambridge City Hospital
Physician William F. Walsh, City Hospital, Cambridge
Undertaker L. C. Sullivan, Cambridge

Cemetary/Burial Information

St. Paul's Cemetary, Arlington, MA




Michael Cleary's Will



Date of Immigration

June 1, 1874

Port of Arrival

New York

Name of Ship

Date of Naturalization

May 15, 1878          
Naturalization Record Page 1          Page 2

Naturalization Witnesses

Amos ? and John Spellman



August 29, 1849
Ballylanders, County Limerick, Ireland
Source: Baptismal Record

November 15, 1854

County Limerick, Ireland
Source: Naturalization Record

June 1, 1874

Boston, MA


71 Putnam Avenue, Cambridge, MA
Source: Federal Census


71 Putnam Avenue, Cambridge, MA
Source: Federal Census



Ellen T. Swanton Cleary and Michael Cleary
Michael, Elizabeth and Ellen Swanton Cleary