Monday, January 18, 2016

Michael Tracey, Pioneer Resident of Sandusky, Ohio

Michael Tracey  was a pioneer resident of Sandusky, born to Irish immigrant parents. In the early 1900s, Mr. Tracey sold coal and wood on Warren Street in Sandusky, Ohio.

On January 18, 1940, Michael Tracey died at the home of his son Alfred, after a brief illness. Mr. Tracey was survived by three daughters, four sons, twenty grandchildren, and one great grandchild. He was buried at St. Joseph's Cemetery in Sandusky, Ohio, where many of his family, friends, and former customers had also found their final resting place. He had outlived two wives, both who had the first name of Mary.  An obituary for Michael Tracy is found in the 1940 Obituary Notebook at the Sandusky Library.

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