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From: Nan Brennan <>
Subject: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Fwd: Bernard Brennan b Chicago 1914
Date: Sat, 30 Jun 2007 00:47:47 -0500
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Thanks to Judy Rice for letting me know that this Bernard Brennan
obit that I posted is a Co (Kilcolman) MAYO Brennan family.
Here's more from Judy on this family:

> Brennan, Bernard G., died Dec. 29, 1930 at the age of 65 years. He
> was born in Sparta, WI, and in 1883 came to Chicago where he opened
> a brokerage business in the Stockyards. In 1897 he opened the
> Brennan Packing Co. He married Elizabeth Grace and had three
> children: Bernard, James and Rosemary. He was one of eleven boys
> and three girls of James Brennan and Mary Flannery who emigrated
> from Ballaghadereen, (Parish Kilcolman) Co. Mayo.
> Source Information:
> Cook, Tom. Chicago Irish Families. [database online] Provo, UT:
>, 1998, 2000.

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> From: Nan Brennan <>
> Date: June 27, 2007 10:46:36 AM CDT
> To: ,
> Subject: Bernard Brennan b Chicago 1914
> Chicago Tribune, June 27, 2007
> Bernard Thomas Brennan, 92, of Delray Beach, FL and formerly of
> Kinderhook, NY, died Sunday, June 24, 2007 at Bethesda Medical
> Center in Boynton Beach, FL after a brief illness. Born in Chicago
> on July 26, 1914, he was the son of the late Bernard G. and
> Elizabeth, nee Grace, Brennan. He is survived by two sons, Thomas
> Brennan of Cyprus, TX and John Brennan of Columbiaville, NY; three
> daughters, Ann Cooper of Columbiaville, NY, Elizabeth Brennan of
> Austin, TX and Jill McCormick of Kinderhook, NY; 11 grandchildren,
> Ben, Alex, Michael and Emily Brennan, Jessica, Sean and James Coy,
> Olivia, Ellen, Katherine and Rosemary McCormick; and several nieces
> and nephews. He was predeceased by his two wives, Katherine, nee
> Albro, Brennan and Ann, nee Lansing, Kelly; a sister, Rosemary
> Cremin; and a brother, James Brennan. Funeral Services will be held
> Saturday at 11 a.m. from St. John the Baptist Church, Route 9,
> Valatie, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by
> Rev. John Molyn. Interment will be in Kinderhook Cemetery. Friends
> may call Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Raymond E. Bond Funeral
> Home, Inc., Route 9, Valatie, NY. In lieu of flowers, contributions
> may be made to Columbia Memorial Hospital, Hudson, NY. His
> philanthropy was made possible by "the hand of God and inflation,
> as well as the fact that I kept my nose clean."
> Note: This Bernard Brennan's father was born in Wisconsin about
> 1867. Grandparents born Ireland.
> Mother, Elizabeth Grace's family may have been from Northern
> Ireland.

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