suffrage_petition
Surname: 
Fogerty
Given names: 
Mrs P.
Given address: 
Athol Place
Sheet No: 59
Town/Suburb: 
Central Dunedin
City/Region: 
Dunedin
Notes: 

Biography contributed by Katherine Blakeley

Mary McGrath was born about 1854 in Tipperary, Ireland.

She emigrated to New Zealand and married Patrick Fogarty, a maltster, in 1880.

They had eight children, one who died in infancy, and lived in Dunedin.

When Mary signed the suffrage petition the family were living in Athol Place.

Mary died on 27 January 1904 and Patrick died in 1918, they are buried with their daughter in the Southern Cemetery.

Sources

BDM online NZ https://bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/

DCC Cemetery Records http://www.dunedin.govt.nz/facilities/cemeteries/cemeteries-search

Family Search https://www.familysearch.org

Otago Nominal Index http://marvin.otago.ac.nz

Papers Past https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz

Click on sheet number to see the 1893 petition sheet this signature appeared on. Digital copies of the sheets supplied by Archives New Zealand.

How to cite this page

'Mrs P. Fogerty', URL: https://nzhistory.govt.nz/suffragist/mrs-p-fogerty, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 3-Apr-2020

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