John Brannigan
(Cir 1800-)
Catherine Riley
(Cir 1800-)

John Joseph Brannigan


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1. Alicia Nolan

John Joseph Brannigan

  • Born: 1827, Blanchardtown, Dublin, Ireland UK
  • Marriage (1): Alicia Nolan on 21 Jun 1857 in St Anthonys Catholic Chapel, Liverpool, England
  • Died: 21 Mar 1901, Tenterfield, NSW Australia at age 74

  General Notes:

source: Ken Shiels who notes:
John worked on "Clifton" Station for about 2 years, then he rented another farm for about 5 or 6 years in the Tenterfield area. He then purchased the farm at "Bryan's Gap", where he worked till his death.

In 1870 John was registered with the Post Office as a farmer and his listing appeared in the post office directory.

The Late Mr. John J. Brannigan

The Residents of Tenterfield district, and particularly of the older generation, will learn with regret that a pioneer dweller in our community has passed away in the person of Mr. John Joseph Brannigan of Bryans Gap, whose lamented death occurred yesterday. Mr. Brannigan had been ailing for a considerable time, and three months ago went to Warwick to consult Dr. Phillips, but the care and attention of that gentleman and Dr. Crommelin of this town, had senile decay to contend against, and the end was inevitable. Mr. Brannigan was born in Blanchestown, County Dublin, Ireland, in 1829, and was married in England in fifties, his wife being a native of County Kildare. With one child Mr. and Mrs. Brannigan sailed for Australia in 1856, landing at Moreton Bay. After two years on Clifton Station, Mr. Brannigan rented a farm for five or six years, and then took up the one where he has lived ever since. He is survived by his widow and four sons, Messrs. Robert, John, Joseph and Jeremiah (the second of whom is married) and by three daughters, Mrs. Felix O'Neil and Misses Jane and Helen Brannigan. The bereaved family will have every sympathy in the loss of one who was kind and cheery as a husband and father, and who industrious, charitable, and respected as a citizen. The funeral today at one o'clock will be largely attended.

The Sydney Morning Herald
Wednesday 17 April, 1901

WALE-. Probate Jurisdiction. In the Will of JOHN JOSEPH BRANNIGAN, late of Tenterfield, in the State of New South Wales, Farmer, deceased - application will be made after fourteen days from the publication hereof that Probate of the last Will of the abovenamed deceased may be granted to ISAAC WHEREAT and WILLIAM REID, the executor named therein, and all persons having any claims against the Estate are hereby requested to forward same to the undesigned, at whose office all notices may be served. J. F. THOMAS, Proctor for the Executor. XXX his Agent, .Messrs. WILKINSON and OSBORNE. l8 Castlereagh-street, Sydney.

The Sydney Morning Herald
Saturday 1 June, 1901

Probates were granted in the following wills:-
John Thomas Reidy, William Anderson, Maria Caroline Barnett, John Josoph Brannigan, Salomo Elizabeth Brassey, Tuche Carr, Honorah Carroll, Mary Alice Clark, George Croucher, Martin Donlan,
William Fagan, Patrick Fitzpatrick, Arthur James Hammond, Robert James, James Kav, Edward
Joseph Maher, Edward S Dixson Moore, Kenneth M
Millan, Catberine O'Donnell, David Roche, John William Smith, James Speer, Richard Stephen Roche, John George Wood, Ann Murray.
Administrations were granted in the following estates -August J L Huck, William Godfrey, John George Leith, Michael Parker, Ann Law Reid, Annie Williams, Susannah Selina Cockbain.

Burial: Tenterfield Cemetery, Douglas St., Tenterfield, New South Wales
Christening: 26 Jul 1827, St. Bridget's Roman Catholic Church, Blanchardtown, Dublin, Ireland
Immigration: 1859, per the ship "Shackamaxon"
Immigration Point: Moreton Bay, Queensland

  Noted events in his life were:

Occupation. dock labourer

connection. Elizabeth MacNish (1952) connections to me are:

Elizabeth MacNish (1952)
Her father is Ronald MacNish (1921) who married Irene O'Neil (1918)
Her father was John O'Neil (1892)
His father was Felix O' Neil (1853) who married Mary Brannigan (1858)
Her father was John Brannigan (1827) & he also had John Brannigan (1860)
He had William Brannigan (1897) who married Thomasina Emery (1899)
Her father was Jack Emery (1867) who married Phoebe Davies (1873)
Her father was Joseph Davies (1857) & he also had G. A. Davies (1894)
He had Colin Davies (1925)
He had me - Robyn Bray (nee Davies) (1950)

John married Alicia Nolan, daughter of John Nolan and Betty, on 21 Jun 1857 in St Anthonys Catholic Chapel, Liverpool, England. (Alicia Nolan was born in 1835 in Athy, County Kildare, Ireland UK and died on 5 Aug 1912 in Tenterfield, NSW Australia.)


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