John William Branagan

March 1853–13 July 1912 (Age 59)
Ireland

The Life of John William

When John William Branagan was born in March 1853, in Ireland, his father, Thomas Branigan, was 25 and his mother, Ellen O'Herron, was 21. He married Nora Kelley on 6 November 1873, in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Antelope Election Precinct, Cheyenne, Nebraska, United States in 1880. He died on 13 July 1912, in Cheyenne, Laramie, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Cheyenne, Laramie, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

John William Branagan
1853–1912
Nora Kelley
1854–1896
Marriage: 6 November 1873
Thomas Branigan
1875–1931
Ellen Nellie Brannigan
1877–1930
Nora Branigan
1879–1935
James Joseph Branigan
1882–1943
Morris Branigan
1883–
Mary Elizabeth Branigan
1886–1935
John Branigan
1893–
Bridget Branigan
1894–1966

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 November 1873
Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Branigan

    Male1828–Male

    Ellen O'Herron

    Female1832–Female

siblings

(5)

    Male1853–1912Male

    Mary Brannigan

    Female1853–1908Female

    Maurice Branigan

    Male1856–Male

    John Branigan

    Male1858–Male

    Bridget Branigan

    Female1860–1940Female

World Events (8)

1863

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867

Age 14

Historical Boundaries - 1867: Laramie, Dakota Territory, United States; 1868: Laramie, Wyoming Territory, United States; 1890: Laramie, Wyoming, United States
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 17

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Brannigan .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Story Highlight

Nora Kelley Branagan funeral

MRS. BRANNIGAN'S FUNERAL. A large number of friends of the late Mrs. John Brannigan met the body of the dead lady at the depot this afternoon upon arrival of the train from the west. Mr. Brannigan an …

Sources (2)

  • John Branagan, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John Branigan, "United States Census, 1900"

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