Friday, July 2, 2010

Greg's Maternal Great Grandparents: Brennan & Foley



John J Brennan (miner)
parents Edward Brennan and Hannah nee Brennan of Ireland
born September 1867 in Minersville or Heckscherville, PA - marriage certificate of daughter says New Castle Township, PA, Cass Township., and died December 02, 1940 in Minersville, PA - 321 S. Delaware Avenue, Minersville, PA.

CERTIFICATE OF DEATH
JOHN J. BRENNAN
321 S. DELAWARE AVE., MINERSVILLE, PA
DOD: 12/2/40 - 6:00 P.M.
CAUSE OF DEATH: MINERS ASTHMA, LABORS PNEUMONIA
OCCUPATION: MINER
DOB: SEPT. 1867 - PLACE OF BIRTH: HECKSCHERVILLE, NEW CASTLE TWP,SCHUYLKILL CTY. MALE, WHITE, WIDOWED SPOUSE: HANNAH BRENNAN
FATHER: EDWARD BRENNAN, IRELAND
MOTHER: HANNAH BRENNAN, IRELAND
INFORMATION GIVEN BY: EDWARD BRENNAN (SON)


322 S Delaware Ave.

parents Edward Brennan b. 1813? and wife Ann b. 1826 or Hannah nee' Brennan
Immigrated 1868

1910 census gives residence Glen Falls, Warren, New York, but descendants indicate this may not be accurate


Per Aunt Sissy - he was good to Nanny, would take her to visit her sister and then Old Buzzer would pick up. Also remembers Nanny would send notes to him when she needed money. and he would send it to her. Aunt Sissy also remembers he would visit, walk around the table a few times and then leave, she also remembers him selling tea and coffee.

Historic St. Kieran's

Marriage: August 18, 1890, Heckscherville (Cass Twp.) St. Kieran's Church by J.C. Wynne.

"Honorah" Hannah Foley Brennan
parents  John Foley and Ellen McGee
born about 1869 Ireland or in New Castle Township, Heckscherville, PA
d. 10/17/1918 Cass Township, PA, of Influenza (Epidemic) at 334 N. Delaware Ave in Minersville

CERTIFICATE OF DEATH HANNAH BRENNAN
334 N. DELAWARE AVE., MINERSVILLE
DOD: 10/17/1918 -CAUSE OF DEATH: INFLUENZA
DOB: 1868 - PLACE OF BIRTH: HECKSCHERVILLE, NEW CASTLE TWP., SCHUYLKILL CTY.
OCCUPATION: HOUSEKEEPER FEMALE, WHITE, MARRIED
SPOUSE: JOHN J. BRENNAN
FATHER: JOHN FOLEY, IRELAND
 MOTHER: ELLEN MCGEE
INFORMATION GIVEN BY: JOHN J. BRENNAN (SPOUSE)
AND 1ST LT. JOS. E.MCGEE, MC, USARMY



Father?: FOLEY, John     Donor Information
Location of Event: Tipperary, IRL
Parish: Tipperary
Date: 12 Jul 1816
Parents: Michael Foley and Judith Marnane
Source: From Original Parish Register
Notes: Taken from original parish register by Harley Millett, as on LDS film #1058696 batch #7625924



Children
1. Edward Brennan b: 11 JUN 1891 in Heckscherville, PA (m. Hannah Foley)?
     d. date unknown, Philadelphia, PA.
2. Gertrude Brennan b: in Heckscherville, PA (m. Louis Frieler)
d. date unknown, Pottsville, Jalapa section of Pottsville.
3. Anna Brennan b: in Heckscherville, PA (m. Owen O'Herron)
b. April 19, 1895, Heckersville, PA - marriage certificate says Cass Township, PA, d. April 18, 1948, Monmouth Memorial Medical Center, NJ.


Gertrude (nee Brennan, died date unknown in Pottsville, Jalapa section of Pottsville) married Louis Frieler
had 2 children:
Honorah
Leo d. date unknown, Jersey City, New Jersey.

Anna (nee Brennan) married Owen O'Herron
had:
John DOB: 2/22/1920 DOD: 7/30/1997
Bernard DOB: 3/23/1922 DOD: 1/1/1983
Mary aka Sissy: DOB 11/12/1923 alive
Edward: DOB: 5/24/1925 DOB: 7/13/1996
Honorah: DOB: 6/4/1927 DOD: 2/5/2003
Twins: Owen 5/27/1928 DOD: few days
Anna: 5/28/1928 DOD: few days

others researching this family line:
Lorraine M. Hanley
Metsy10@aol.com 


Elizabeth Del Valle at:
EDelva7334@aol.com 

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~schuylkillbrennans/page11.html

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