Eugene Magevney

Eugene Magevney (HMLQ8)

Location: Memphis, TN 38103 Shelby County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 8.842', W 90° 2.898'

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Born in County Fermanagh, Ireland, 1798: immigrated to the United States, 1828;
settled in Memphis, 1833.His home was the scene of three important religious occasions in Memphis:
first Catholic mass, 1839;
first Catholic marriage, 1840;
first Catholic baptism, 1841.
Magevney, pioneer teacher and civil leader, died in the yellow fever epidemic in 1875.
In 1941 the family gave this site to the city.
HM NumberHMLQ8
Marker Number4E 61
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 2:57pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 768904 N 3893375
Decimal Degrees35.14736667, -90.04830000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 8.842', W 90° 2.898'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 8' 50.52" N, 90° 2' 53.88" W
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Area Code(s)901
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 198 Adams Ave, Memphis TN 38103, US
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