LOVE TO HEAR FROM ANYONE WHO
MAY HAVE ANY INFORMATION ON THE BRENNAN'S WHO CAME FROM WOODLAND, nr
I AM LOOKING FOR INFORMATION ON THE
FOLLOWING BRENNAN NAMES:
1. # WILLIAM BRENNAN
was born c.1810, Woodland and died 24th December 1862 aged 52 years in
Woodland, Co Laois. He married MARIE ANNE WALSH,
on 2nd May 1839 in Ballickmoyler. *. She was born c.1820., and died
28th October 1894, aged 74 years.
(Source: # Photo of
gravestone (above) in Arles Graveyard).
Children of WILLIAM BRENNAN and MARIE WALSH are:
i. MARK BRENNAN, b. 1841, Ballickmoyler, Co. Laois; d. 21st Mar
1902, Ballickmoyler, Co. Laois. ** (Married Catherine (Katie) Lalor
on 30th Jan 1872 at
Arles)., b, 1859 and d, 13th Jan 1893.
ii. EDWARD BRENNAN, b. 4th Apr 1844, Ballickmoyler, Co. Laois.
Lived in Ballickmoyler and probably worked in Rossmore *
iii. CHARLOTT BRENNAN, b. 14th Jan 1849, Woodland, Co Laois. *
vi. JOHANA BRENNAN, b. 25th Mar 1847, Ballickmoyler, Co. Laois.
Married James Delany 29 Jan 1862 in Arles *
married James Delany 29th Jan 1862 in Arles and lived at
Skenhanagh. Co Laois
of Johana Brennan & James Delany
* William Delany b,5th
Dec 1862 and lived at Skenhanagh. Co Laois
Pat Joseph Delany 8th Apr 1864
and lived at Skenhanagh. Co
Delany married Maria Angus Conway in Cork on 4th Oct 1910.
v. LUCY BRENNAN, b. 19 Feb 1851, Woodland, Co Laois. *
vi. WILLIAM BRENNAN, b. 29th Jun 1852, Woodland, Co Laois.
* Died 11th September 1898, aged 39 years of age; (According to his headstone inscription he was born in 1859).
vii. MARGARET BRENNAN, b. 19th Jan 1856, Woodland, Co Laois. *
viii. ANNE BRENNAN, b 23rd Aug 1857, Woodland, Co Laois. *
ix. DENIS BRENNAN, b? Woodland, Died 16 October 1918
(Appears in 1901 Census as Head of Household)
* = Source: Arles Parish Baptism Records
** = Source: 1901 Census & Reg of B.M.D. Dublin found
by Rita Murphy (Moran) 1999
2. MARK BRENNAN (WILLIAM3, WILLIAM2, WILLIAM1) was born 1836 in
Ballickmoyler, Co. Laois, and died 21 Mar 1902 in Ballickmoyler, Co.
Laois. He married CATHERINE (KATIE) LALOR 30 Jan 1872 in Sacred Heart
Church, Arles, Co Laois, daughter of JOHN LALOR and WIFE???. She was
born 1859 in Ballickmoyler, Co. Laois, and died 13 Jan 1893 in
Ballynagall, Co, Laois.
He is listed in the 1901 Census for Ireland as been as
been aged 65 years of age which means he was born in the year of 1836.
His Death certificate lists him as been aged 61 years old when he died
which means he was born in 1841. This was quite common to advance ones
years at this time so he could claim a pension. He was also listed as been unable to
Read. His trade is listed as been that of a Slater & Plaster. It is
reputed that he was involved in slating the roof of Arles National
School. He would have been about 20 years of age at the time. The Arles
National School was built c1856 and the Sacred Heart Church, Arles which
is next to the school was built in 1866. He is buried along with his
wife CATHERINE (KATIE) LALOR in Arles Graveyard. Co. Laois.
Children of MARK BRENNAN and CATHERINE LALOR are:
i. EDWARD (NED) BRENNAN, b. 1873, Ballickmoyler, Co. Laois; d.
1911, Mountmellick, Co. Laois.
ii. WILLIAM BRENNAN, b. 15 Apr 1873, Arles, Co Laois; d. 07 Aug
iii. HANNAH BRENNAN, b. 25 Oct 1874, Coopers House,
Ballickmoyler, Co. Laois; d. 29 Feb 1940, Loreto Convent, Lucknow,
iv. THOMAS (TOM) BRENNAN, b. 09 Jul 1876, Ballickmoyler, Co.
Laois; d. 26 Nov 1957, Portlaoise Hospital, Co Laois.
v. CHRISTINA BRENNAN, b. 15 Dec 1878, Coopers House,
Ballickmoyler, Co. Laois; d. Unknown, Dublin.
vi. MARK BRENNAN, b. 29 May 1881, Ballynagall, Co. Laois; d. 05
Apr 1966, Mountmellick Hospital, Co Laois.
vii. MICHAEL BRENNAN, b. 05 Aug 1883, Coopers House,
Ballickmoyler, Co. Laois; d. 24 May 1964, Ballynagall, Co Laois.
viii. MARTIN BRENNAN, b. 29 Nov 1888, Coopers House,
Ballickmoyler, Co. Laois; d. 1963, 1 Adela St, Antrim Rd, Belfast 15.
ix. MISS ANNIE BRENNAN, b. 1891, Coopers House Ballickmoyler,
Co. Laois; d. Unknown, Dublin.
x. JOHN BRENNAN, b. 17 Aug 1892, Ballynagall, Co, Laois; d.
He was killed in action on 14 October
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