|Birth: ||Jun. 28, 1832|
County Sligo, Ireland
|Death: ||Jan. 20, 1916|
Printed in Daily Herald on Jan 21, 1916:
"Capt. John Brady, a well-known resident of Biloxi and a veteran of the Southern Confederacy, died at his home at 524 Porter avenue in this city at 3:20 o'clock yesterday afternoon. Capt. Brady belonged to Company C. Louisiana Guards, being a member of the First Louisiana Volunteer regiment, Maj. Frank Rawle. In April 1861, he left New Orleans with his company for Virginia, where he saw service. He was an old volunteer fireman and was one of the members of the Old Varieties Football Club and Pressman's Union. He was born in Ireland in June 24(sic), 1832, and came to New Orleans in 1849. He worked for the old Delta, Old Crescent, Picayune Times and Daily States. He retired from his profession on account of failing sight and about thirty years ago came to Biloxi and resided with his sister, Mrs. William Cousans, who proceeded him in death about two years ago. He was known in Biloxi as "Uncle Jack" and "Captain Jack". Capt. Brady was a devout Catholic, was kind-hearted, unselfish and obliging, a man of high principles and beloved by all who knew him. He was uncomplaining and patient in his last illness. He was a bachelor. His niece, Miss M. Agnes Thompson, nursed and cared for him lovingly and tenderly to the end. In addition to Miss Thompson, he leaves three other nieces, Mrs. William Dalzell, Mrs. John Peppard and Mrs. E. E. Moore, two nephews, Tom and Willie Cousans."
Bradford O'Keefe Funeral Records, Book 6. page 16: John was 83 years, 6 months, 23 days when he died from "la grippe". His father Thomas Brady was from Sligo, Ireland, and his mother, Ann Burk was from Galway, Ireland.
Biloxi City Cemetery
Plot: Cousans lot, 2nd addtion
Created by: Carmella Seymour
Record added: Nov 02, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43838167