Helen Claire Brennan


Personal Information


July 8, 1868 - Pinckney, Lewis County, New York
Married Fredrick William Wheeler - September 19, 1889
Death April 27, 1925 - Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma
Parents Edward Joseph Brennan and Ann McDermott
Siblings Philip, Henry, Theresa, Mary Ann, John, Joseph, Charles, Edward, Elizabeth, Jane, Edward, Bridgett, Ann
Children Marie Claire, Daniel



Certificate of Marriage

In the Town of Denmark, Lewis County

State of New York


I hereby certify that W. Fred Wheeler and Hellen Brennan were joined in marriage in our presence, in accordance with the Laws of the State of New York, on this 19 day of September 1889, at Copenhagen.


Witnesses to the Marriage:  Thomas Peel & Bridget Brennan

Attest:  Rev. J.A. Rafarty

Official Station:  (illegible) Pastor

Residence:  Copenhagen


To the Bureau of Vital Statistics

State of New York

Return of a Marriage

Registered Number 40

In the Town of Denmark, Lewis County,


Groom: W. Fred Wheeler

Residence:  Harrisburg

Age Next BD:  23

Occupation:  Farmer

Place of Birth:   Harrisburg

Father:   Edward Wheeler

Mother:  Rose Brown

No. of Marriage:    One


Bride:    Hellen Brenan

Residence:   Pinckney

Age Next BD:   19

Place of Birth:   Pinckney

Father:   Edward Brenan

Mother:  Ann McDermott

No. of Marriage:   One

Dated at Copenhagen 19 Sept. 1889.

We the Groom and Bride named in the above Certificate hereby Certify that the information given is correct to the best of our knowledge and belief.

/s/ Fred Wheeler (Groom)

/s/ Hellen Brennen (Bride)

Signed in the presence of Thomas Peel & Bridgett Brennan

Provided by Sean Drury

DEATHS, Mrs. Helen Wheeler

Funeral services for Mrs. Helen Wheeler, 56, 217 W. Sixth st., are to be held from the Holy Family church Wednesday morning at 9. Burial will be in the Holy Family cemetery. She is survived by her husband D.T. and a son; a daughter, Mrs. Walter Brown; four brothers, P.H., J.H., and C.H. Brennan of Tulsa and E.J. of Brockport, Pa., and five sisters, Mrs. Jennie Harmon, Tulsa; Mrs. Bessie Murphy, Billings, Mont.; Mrs. M.W. Corcoran, San Mateo, Cal.; Mrs. Leon Wood, Copenhagen, N.Y., and Mrs. Dennis Carrol, Watertown, N.Y.

SOURCE: Tulsa Tribune, April 28, 1925 (provided by Sean Drury)


Death Certificate 

Oklahoma State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (Stamped 72253)

Location of Death

Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma
No: P&S
Street: Hospital
Name: Mrs. Helen Wheeler
Sex Female
Color/Race White
Marital Status Married
Date of Birth July 8, 1868
Age at Death 55 yrs, 9 mos, 19 days
Usual Occupation Housewife
Birthplace Unknown
Father Edward Brennan
BP of Father Ireland
Mother Anna McDermott
BP of Mother Ireland
Informant: Mr. Wheeler
Address: 217 W. 6th St.
Date of Death April 27, 1925
Physician Attended I hearby certify that I attended deceased from Ap 17, 195 to Ap 27 195, that I saw her alive on Ap 27, 195 and that death occurred on the date stated above.
Cause of Death Post operative - myocarditis, secondary anemial
Filed: April 29, 1925
Registrar: Jun Hartshone
Place of Burial: Catholic
Date of Burial: Apr 29 1925
Undertaker: Martin Fleming Und. Co.
Address: Tulsa


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