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Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Eugene Magevney

 
 
Eugene Magevney Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, May 18, 2010
1. Eugene Magevney Marker
Inscription. 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.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4E 61.)
 
Location. 35° 8.842′ N, 90° 2.898′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is on Adams Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 198 Adams Avenue, Memphis TN 38103, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1862 Post Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Forrest's Early Home (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Peter Catholic Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Lee House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Statuary at the Shelby County Courthouse
Eugene Magevney Home image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, May 18, 2010
2. Eugene Magevney Home
(about 400 feet away); Shelby County Courthouse (about 500 feet away); Former Criminal Courts Building (about 600 feet away); Calvary Protestant Episcopal Church (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
 
Also see . . .  Memphis History. Eugene Magevney (Submitted on July 1, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
Eugene Magevney Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, May 18, 2010
3. Eugene Magevney Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 1, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 700 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 1, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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