Paul Bisson Bresnahan

25 June 1916–27 December 1953 (Age 37)
Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Paul Bisson

When Paul Bisson Bresnahan was born on 25 June 1916, in Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, William Francis Bresnahan, was 24 and his mother, Doris Elizabeth Bisson, was 19. He died on 27 December 1953, at the age of 37, and was buried in Central Cemetery, Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Francis Bresnahan
Doris Elizabeth Bisson
William Francis Bresnahan
Paul Bisson Bresnahan
Martha Joanna Bresnahan
Karl Tartlon Bresnahan
John Robert Bresnahan

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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Joining the First World War

Age 1

Starting with the sinking of the RMS Lusitania, which killed 128 American citizens, and many other conflicts with trade from Germany. Congress held a special meeting that resulted in The United States declaring war on Germany. Formally entering the First World War.

Age 11

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Brosnacháin ‘descendant of Brosnachán’, a personal name derived from Brosna, name of a town and river in County Kerry.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Paul B Bresnahan in household of William F Bresnahan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Paul Bresnaham in household of William F Bresnaham, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Paul Or Heck Bresnahan in entry for John R Or Jack Bresnahan, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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