The McGarry Family

McGarry family crest

(Crest No. 306. Plate 42.)

THE McGarry family is descended from Milesius, King of Spain, through the line of his son Heremon. The founder of the family was Brian, son of Eocha Moy Veagon, King of Ireland, A. D. 350. The ancient name was Garach and signifies “Useful.” The possessions of the clan were located in the present County of Mayo.

There are many of the name in Ireland and the United States, among whom may be mentioned the late James McGarry, of Brooklyn, N. Y., a man of excellent qualities and sterling character. His son, Mr. James McGarry, possesses many of his father’s excellent qualities.