John Peter Brennan

8 October 1886–2 June 1951 (Age 64)
Ontario, Canada

The Life of John Peter

When John Peter Brennan was born on 8 October 1886, in Ontario, Canada, his father, Ambrose Brannen, was 23 and his mother, Ellen Maria McKay, was 22. He lived in Osgoode, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada in 1891 and Russell, Prescott and Russell, Ontario, Canada in 1901. He died on 2 June 1951, at the age of 64, and was buried in Scotland, Oakland, Brant, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Ambrose Brannen
Ellen Maria McKay
Ellen Maria Brennan
Mary Ann Brannen
John Peter Brennan
Catherine Theresa Brannen
Rose Brennan
Julia Ellen Brennan
Ambrose Austin Brennen
Francis Lawrence Brennan

Parents and Siblings

    Ambrose Brannen


    Ellen Maria McKay




    Ellen Maria Brennan


    Mary Ann Brannen



    Catherine Theresa Brannen


    Rose Brennan


+3 More Children

World Events (3)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 20

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 48

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 57

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

Name Meaning

Irish:1. (predominantly southern) Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Braonáin ‘descendant of Braonán’, a personal name from a diminutive of braon ‘moisture’, ‘drop’. Compare Breen . 2. (predominantly northern) Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Branáin ‘descendant of Branán’, a personal name meaning ‘little raven’ ( see Brannigan ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • John P Brennan in household of Ambrose Brennan, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • John Peter Brannen, "Canada, Ontario Roman Catholic Church Records, 1760-1923"
  • John Peter Brennan, "Canada Census, 1891"

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