John Brennan 1843-1926
John was born in Clooncraff, Co. Roscommon, the son of Owen (Eugene) Brennan and Anne Hayden July 25, 1843. (acc. to his marriage registration)
John married Jane Miller, daughter of John Miller and Mary Daley, on Feb. 6, 1882 in Attleboro, Bristol County, Mass.
Estella L born Feb. 1886-
Boniface born March 1888- 1915
Charlotte born March 1890-1966 (married name White)
Leo E died 1896
John's brother Luke was also living in Attleboro, Mass. with his wife Barbara Mc Gowan. Read Luke's story here Brennan Attleboro, Mass.
In 1900, acc. to the U.S. Federal Census John was a Shipping Clerk. He had arrived in the States in 1865 and was a naturalised citizen. Jane was also born in Ireland.
In 1910, John Brennan does not appear to be living with his wife Jane. Jane was living in 396 Division St., North Attleborough, Bristol County, Mass. with her children Stella, Boniface and Charlotte and is described as the Head of the household. Jane's children are all in the Jewelry Trade, Stella as a chain-maker, Boniface as a burnisher and Charlotte as a pressworker.
John died June 3, 1926.
Jane died Nov. 21, 1939.
They are both buried in Old St. Mary's Cemetary, North Attleboro.
Original Marriage Registration sourced at ancestry.com
Census Records sourced at ancestry.com
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