Father Peter J. Brenny

5 February 1878–15 August 1955 (Age 77)
Oppeln, Oppeln, Silesia, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Peter J.

When Father Peter J. Brenny was born on 5 February 1878, in Oppeln, Oppeln, Silesia, Prussia, Germany, his father, Jozef Brenny, was 43 and his mother, Franciszka Cziok, was 37. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Detroit Ward 9, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1900. In 1905, at the age of 75, his occupation is listed as catholic priest founded brennyville, mn. in Brennyville, Benton, Minnesota, United States. He died on 15 August 1955, in Morrison, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Brennyville, Benton, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jozef Brenny
Franciszka Cziok
Roch Brenny
Stephen Brenny
Frank Brenny
John P Brenny
Father Peter J. Brenny
Joseph Florian Brenny
Katie Brenny
Charles John Brenny

Parents and Siblings

    Jozef Brenny


    Franciszka Cziok




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Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1881 · Center of Stove Manufacturing

Age 3

During the late 19th century, cast-iron stove manufacturing became Detroit's top industry and later the city received the nickname, "Stove Capital of the World."
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 22

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of German Brenning .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Reverend Peter J Brenny, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Peter Brenny, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Peter Brenny in household of Reverend Joseph Dombrowski, "United States Census, 1900"

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