Mary Brennan

F, b. 29 May 1886, d. 27 June 1901
  • Mary Brennan was born on 29 May 1886 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Brennan and Jane Meldon.
  • Mary Brennan died on 27 June 1901 in Queensland at age 15.

Mary Agnes Brennan

F, b. 1905

Mary Ann Brennan

F, b. 1884

Mary Ann Brennan

F, b. circa 1900, d. 1920

Mary Ellen Brennan

F, b. 28 March 1879, d. 27 June 1974

Children of Mary Ellen Brennan and William Frederick Murphy

Nicholas Brennan

M, b. 1849, d. 21 November 1926
  • Nicholas Brennan was born in 1849 in Smithtown, County Killarney, Ireland.
  • He was the son of Martin Brennan and Elizabeth Carroll.
  • At the age of 33 years, Nicholas Brennan married Ann Carroll in 1882 in Queensland.
  • Nicholas Brennan and Ann Carroll appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1903 and 1913 living at Cabarlah. Nicholas was a farmer and Ann carried out domestic duties. Thomas and James Brennan were also farmers in the district.
  • Nicholas Brennan died on 21 November 1926 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 22 November 1926 in Cabarlah Cemetery.

Children of Nicholas Brennan and Ann Carroll

Nicholas Peter Brennan

M, b. 1871, d. 1945
  • Nicholas Peter Brennan was born in 1871 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of John Brennan and Jane Connolly.
  • At the age of 29 years, Nicholas Peter Brennan married Mary Elizabeth Moore in 1900 in Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales.
  • Nicholas Peter Brennan and Mary Elizabeth Moore appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Emu Creek. Nicholas was a farmer.
  • In 1922, at the time of his mother's death, Nicholas was a living at Blackbutt.
  • Nicholas Peter Brennan died in 1945 in Queensland.

Child of Nicholas Peter Brennan and Mary Elizabeth Moore

Patrick Brennan

M, b. 1870, d. April 1886
  • Patrick Brennan was born in 1870 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of John Brennan and Jane Connolly.
  • Patrick Brennan died in April 1886 in Brisbane, Queensland.
  • He was buried on 24 April 1886 in Toowong Cemetery.

Patrick Francis Brennan

M, b. 29 June 1889, d. 13 January 1969
  • Patrick Francis Brennan was born on 29 June 1889 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Nicholas Brennan and Ann Carroll.
  • At the age of 29 years, Patrick Francis Brennan married Pearl Florence Evans, daughter of William John Evans and Elizabeth Greenwood, in 1919 in Queensland.
  • On 17 August 1945,Patrick Francis Brennan's son, John Brennan was buried in Cabarlah Cemetery.
  • Patrick Francis Brennan died on 13 January 1969 in Queensland at age 79.
  • He was buried on 14 January 1969 in Cabarlah Cemetery.

Child of Patrick Francis Brennan and Pearl Florence Evans

Richard James Brennan

M, b. 1874, d. 1958
  • Richard James Brennan was born in 1874 in Ipswich, Queensland.
  • He was the son of John Brennan and Margaret Doyle.
  • At the age of 23 years, Richard James Brennan married Margaret Mary McCaul, daughter of Bernard McCaul and Catherine Walsh, on 23 June 1897 in St Patrick's Church, Toowoomba, Queensland. Richard was a 23 year old carrier born Ipswich and living at Ravensbourne, the son of John Brennan (farmer) and Margaret Doyle. Margaret was 20 years old, born Highfields and living at Cabarlah. She was the daughter of Bernard McCaul - farmer, and Catherine Walsh. Witnesses to the marriage were John Kelly and Ellen Brennan.
  • Richard James Brennan and Margaret Mary McCaul appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Murphy's Creek. Richard was a teamster and Margaret carried out home duties. Richard's brother Hugh was a labourer.
  • In 1908,his wife, Margaret Mary McCaul died in Queensland.
  • Richard James Brennan and Catherine Mary (Kathleen) Brennan appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1921 living at Ravensbourne. Richard was a teamster, while daughter Kathleen (registered as living at Perseverance) carried out home duties.
  • Richard James Brennan, as the father of the bride, attended the wedding of Catherine Mary (Kathleen) Brennan and James Henry McErlean on 22 February 1922 in St Patrick's Church, Toowoomba, Queensland; The Brisbane Courier reported:-" At St. Patrick's Church on Wednesday morning the wedding was celebrated by the Rev. Father Murphy of Miss Kathleen Brennan (daughter of Mr. Richard Brennan, Ravensbourne) and Mr. Henry McErlean (son of the late Mr. Hugh McErlean and Mrs. McErlean, Ravensbourne). The bride wore, a frock of ivory embroidered crepe de Chine, and her embroidered tulle veil was arranged over a wreath of orange blossoms. A bouquet of while asters and roses, tied with white satin ribbon, was carried. There was one maid in attendance. Miss May Brennan (the bride's sister), who wore a frock of white chiffon voile, inserted with lace, and a broad-leafed Leghorn hat, sashed with pink ribbon and set with pink roses. She carried a bouquet of pink asters and dahlias tied with pink ribbons. Mr. Francis McErlean attended his brother as best man. After the ceremony the wedding party was entertained at the residence of Mrs. T. Pobar, at Willowburn, and on leaving later for Brisbane Mrs. McErlean wore a costume of navy blue crepe de Cline and a white hat. "
  • Richard James Brennan appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Ravensbourne. Richard was a teamster.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Helidon. He was a teamster.
  • Richard James Brennan died in 1958 in Brisbane, Queensland.

Children of Richard James Brennan and Margaret Mary McCaul

Rita Mary Brennan

F, b. 1911

Rose Ann Brennan

F, b. 1831, d. 16 May 1898
  • Rose Ann Brennan was born in 1831 in County Carlow, Ireland. She was the daugher of Michael Brennan and Sarah McGrath.
  • Rose Ann Brennan married James Nolan circa 1854.
  • Rose Ann Brennan and James Nolan immigrated to Moreton Bay in 1855. James and Ann, both 24 travelled on the Cambodia.
  • Rose Ann Brennan witnessed the burial of John Peter Paul Nolan on 31 March 1878 in Drayton and Toowoomba Cemetery.
  • Rose Ann Brennan died on 16 May 1898 in Toowoomba, Queensland.
  • She was buried on 17 May 1898 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. RCOLD1-003-0053.

Children of Rose Ann Brennan and James Nolan

Thomas Brennan

M, b. 1845, d. 20 November 1922

Thomas Brennan 1846-1922 - photo thanks to Andrew
  • Thomas Brennan was born in 1845 in Castlecomer, County Kilkenny, Ireland. He was the son of Edward Brennan and Mary O'Shea.
  • He immigrated to Queensland on 21 May 1867. Thomas 18, and John travelled on the Light Brigade.They were both from Castlecomer, Kilkenny and could both read and write. They were of the Catholic faith.
  • In 1870 Thomas selected property at Hampton and called it Black Springs. The property was passed down to his son Martin, and then grandson Neville.
  • At the age of 37 years, Thomas Brennan married Jane Meldon, daughter of Martin Meldon and Esther (Hester) Dunne, on 27 April 1882 in Queensland.
  • Conditional approval for Thomas Brennan and Thomas Brennan's selection of landwas given on 24 November 1888. He selected 79 acres of land at Deongwar (near Ravensbourne). "For the agricultural township farms adjoining the village of Ravensbourne there was great competition, many of the portions being applied for from four to ten times over. The ballot had to be resorted to in no less than 50 cases; this, with the refunding of the amounts paid by the unsuccessful applicants, necessarily occupied  a deal of time, and it was not till half-past 6 O'clock that the business was concluded, and the court closed. By 7 o'clock the whole of the refundments had been paid over to 115 applicants. The 76 portions adjoining the village of Ravensbourne, granted at the land court, were  apportioned among 62 selectors, so there is every probability of the village settlement of Ravensbourne proving a success. The total area granted at the court was 5025 acres among 68 applicants."
  • He was a creditor of the insolvent estate of Cameron and Hebbel. A meeting of creditors in the insolvent estate of John Cameron and John Heinrich Hebbel trading as timber merchants of Toowoomba took place in Toowoomba. Amongst the creditors were Thomas Cullen £10 3s 4d, Thomas Brennan £39; H A Shum £34; Claud Cronk 44; George Parton £22.

  • In 1901 Thomas was listed as a farmer of Hampton in the Crow's Nest Post Office Directory.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1903 and 1905 living at Ravensbourne. Thomas was a farmer.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1921 living at Black Springs, Hampton. He was a farmer.
  • Thomas Brennan died on 20 November 1922 in Toowoomba, Queensland.
  • He was buried on 22 November 1922 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Children of Thomas Brennan and Jane Meldon

Thomas Joseph Brennan

M, b. 26 July 1885, d. 1 July 1974

Children of Thomas Joseph Brennan and Annie Elizabeth Hanrahan

Thomas Lugora Brennan

M, b. 1880, d. 12 March 1965
  • Thomas Lugora Brennan was born in 1880 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of John Brennan and Jane Connolly.
  • Thomas Lugora Brennan and James Aloysuis Brennan appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Cabarlah. James and Thomas were farmers and most likely lived with their widowed mother Jane.
  • Thomas Lugora Brennan appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Cabarlah. He was a farmer.
  • In 1922, at the time of his mother's death, Thomas was a living at Cabarlah.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Cabarlah. Thomas was a farmer.
  • At the age of 46 years, Thomas Lugora Brennan married Harriet Maria Cecilai Barber in 1926 in Queensland.
  • Thomas Lugora Brennan died on 12 March 1965 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 13 March 1965 in Cabarlah Cemetery.

Thomas Michael Brennan

M, b. 1866, d. 1949
  • Thomas Michael Brennan was born in 1866 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of John Brennan and Margaret Doyle.
  • Thomas Michael Brennan died in 1949 in Queensland.

William Henry Brennan

M, b. 1872, d. 1954
  • William Henry Brennan was born in 1872 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of John Brennan and Margaret Doyle.
  • William Henry Brennan appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Ravensbourne. He was a farmer.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1921 living at Ravensbourne. He was a grazier.
  • William Henry Brennan died in 1954 in Queensland.

Arthur Ainsley Brent

M, b. 1903, d. 1973

Edwin James Brent

M, b. circa 1870
  • Edwin James Brent was born circa 1870.
  • Edwin James Brent married Ethel Margaret Brown in 1898 in Wickham, New South Wales.

Child of Edwin James Brent and Ethel Margaret Brown

Emma Brett

F, b. 5 August 1849, d. 1895
  • Emma Brett was born on 5 August 1849 in Essex, England.
  • She immigrated to Sydney on 13 February 1857. She came on the "Plantagent" with her family.
  • At the age of 16 years, Emma Brett married John Knight in 1866 in Araluen, New South Wales. They had a total of twelve children.
  • Emma Brett died in 1895 in Wellington, New South Wales.

Child of Emma Brett and John Knight

Sarah Brett

F, b. 1829, d. 27 February 1896
  • Sarah Brett was born in 1829 in England. She was the daughter of Joseph Brett and Ann Park.
  • Her marriage, at 22 years, to Stephen Patch was registered in the March 1851 Quarter in Risbridge Registration District.
  • Sarah Brett and Stephen Patch immigrated to Moreton Bay in 1856. Stephen 29, and Sarah 25 travelled on the James Fernie with their two daughters Deborah aged 4 and Mary an infant.
  • Sarah Brett died on 27 February 1896 in Queensland.
  • She was buried in Evergreen Cemetery.

Children of Sarah Brett and Stephen Patch

Albert Francis Henry Bretz

M, b. 1893, d. 1959

Alice Maud Bretz

F, b. 1901

Alice May Bretz

F, b. 1899, d. 16 December 1901
  • Alice May Bretz was born in 1899 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of John Bretz and Sarah Ann Boyce.
  • Alice May Bretz died on 16 December 1901 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 17 December 1901 in Douglas Cemetery.

Annie Auguste Bretz

F, b. 1902

Arthur Henry Bretz

M, b. 1899

August Bretz

M, b. 1860

Bertha Jane Bretz

F, b. 1907

Charles Albert Bretz

M, b. 1867, d. 28 May 1923
  • Charles Albert Bretz was born in 1867.
  • He was the son of Johann Bretz and Juliana Roghinberga.
  • At the age of 30 years, Charles Albert Bretz married Mary Ann Monson in 1897 in Queensland.
  • Charles Albert Bretz and Mary Ann Monson appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Djuan. Charles was a farmer and Mary Ann carried out home duties.
  • Charles Albert Bretz enrolled his son Charles at the new Pinelands State School on 24 October 1904. None of the other children attended the school. Perhaps he was staying with his Bretz relations at Pinelands. Charles snr was noted on the roll as a farmer of Pinelands
    ; Charles aged 6 years 10 months was enrolled at the new Pinelands State School. He left in 1906. None of his sibling attended the school. Charles may have been lving with his relatives. His father was a farmer at Pinelands.
  • Charles Albert Bretz died on 28 May 1923 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 29 May 1923 in Toowoomba & Drayton Cemetery.

Children of Charles Albert Bretz and Mary Ann Monson

Charles Albert Bretz

M, b. 1898, d. 1972
  • Charles Albert Bretz was born in 1898 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Charles Albert Bretz and Mary Ann Monson.
  • On 24 October 1904 Charles aged 6 years 10 months was enrolled at the new Pinelands State School. He left in 1906. None of his sibling attended the school. Charles may have been lving with his relatives. His father was a farmer at Pinelands.
  • At the age of 26 years, Charles Albert Bretz married Elizabeth Jane Wright in 1924 in Queensland.
  • Charles Albert Bretz died in 1972 in Queensland.