John T Brennan

Birth Name John T Brennan
Gender male
Age at Death 68 years, 6 months, 6 days


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth October 18, 1904 Killowen, Kilbroney Civil Parish, County Down, Ireland   1a 2
Immigration October 5, 1925 New York, New York, United States   1a

Arrived in New York October 5, 1925, aboard the SS Adriatic, which departed Liverpool September 26, 1925, John Brennan, 20, laborer, Irish, subject of Gt Britain.
Last permanent residence: Killowen, Ireland
Father John Brennan, Kilgeaghan [should be Kilfeaghan], Killowen, Co. Down, Ireland
Has $50, has never been in the United States before.
birthplace: Killowen, Ireland.
Destination: his aunt, Mrs. McGee, 9916 Aetna, Cleveland, Ohio
Intends to stay in the US for 6 years, is of good health, fair complexion, brown hair, grey eyes.
Received immigration visa in Belfast on 4 Sept 1925.
Is not an anarchist, polygamist, etc.

Census April 1, 1930 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 1930 John McGee household 3a

1930; Census Place: Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio; Roll: 1778; Page: 16A; Enumeration District: 488; (at
at 3596 East 106th

John owns the house worth $6000
John Mcgee 50, head, owns a radio, married first at 30, arrived 1905, immigration papers are pending, steel worker, steel mill
Susan Mcgee 52, wife, married first at 32, arrived 1887
John Brennan 25, boarder, single, arrived 1927, carpenter, contractor
all three born in Northern Ireland, parents also.

Census April 1, 1940 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 1940 John T Brennan household 4a

1940 US Census, Ward 28, Cleveland City, Cleveland City, Cuyahoga, Ohio
ED 92-688, sheet 2A, family 28
renting for $32/month at 3532 East 106th

John T Brennan, 35, head, ab[sent] 4 years high school, born in Ireland, parents also, naturalized, occupation: carpenter, building construction project. He worked 48 weeks in 1939 for a total income of $2640. This was a government project.
Martha T Brennan, 32, wife, 8 years school, born in Ireland, parents also

Martha provided the information. John was temporarily absent. Both had lived in the same place, but not the same house, in 1935.

"United States Census, 1940," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 01 Sep 2013), John T Brennan, 1940.

Death April 24, 1973 East Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States   2

his death notice
Name: Brennan, John
Date: Apr 27 1973
Source: Plain Dealer; Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #095.
Notes: Brennan. John Brennan, formerly of 2155 Newbury Dr., beloved husband of Martha (nee McGovern), father of John, brother of Marie Connolly, Margaret McCarthy, Susan Pringle, the late Peter, all of Cleveland, Anne O'Hare, Rosaleen Franklin and the late Hugh, all of Ireland, April 24. Funeral Mass Friday, April 27, at St. Louis Church at 10 a.m. Interment All Souls Cemetery. Friends may call at The Monreal Funeral Home, 15132-44 Euclid Ave.

Burial   All Souls Cemetery, Chardon, Geauga County, Ohio, United States   5


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father John Brennan18771971
Mother Rose McAlinden1876
         John T Brennan October 18, 1904 April 24, 1973


Family of John T Brennan and Martha McGovern

Married Wife Martha McGovern ( b. d. before July 22, 1995 )


  1. John Brennan
    1. Rose McAlinden
      1. John T Brennan
        1. Martha McGovern

Source References

  1. New York Passenger Lists
      • Page: May 2, 1927, SS Cedric
  2. Social Security Administration: Social Security Death Index
  3. National Archives and Records Administration: 1930 United States Census
      • Page: Cleveland, ED 397, sheet 11B, line 56, family 12
  4. 1940 United States Census
      • Citation:

        "United States Census, 1940," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 08 Nov 2013), Joseph Salek, Ward 8, Cleveland City, Cleveland City, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 92-174, sheet 8B, family 233, NARA digital publication of T627, roll 3210.