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Col John Drennen
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Birth: Feb. 5, 1801
Elizabeth
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Sep. 27, 1855
Indianapolis
Marion County
Indiana, USA

John Drennen was a prominent man. He was one of the founders of the town of Van Buren, Arkansas He represented Crawford County in the Consitutional convention of 1836 and was also appointed by President Taylor in June 1849, as an agent and superintendent of the Choctaw Indians and supperintendent of Indian Affairs for the Southwestern superintendency. He was postmaster from the latter part of 1836 to September 30. 1843. While on his way to Virginia to join his family and return with them he was stricken with yellow fever in Indianapolis, Indiana and died there. His remains were brought home and interned in the family plot at Fairview Cemetery, on land he had donated to the city of Van Buren for a Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Henry Drennen (1754 - 1840)
  Isabelle Moore Drennen (1789 - 1869)
 
 Spouses:
  Emily Rosannah Deaderick Drennen (1799 - 1844)
  Catherine Humphrey Drennen (1825 - 1858)
 
 Children:
  Caroline Lauretta Drennen Scott (1827 - 1910)*
  Margaretta Hill Drennen (1829 - 1837)*
  Johnanna Perry Drennen Denckla (1831 - 1852)*
  Charles Holden Drennen (1849 - 1926)*
  Harry Clay Drennen (1852 - 1871)*
  William Moore Drennen (1855 - 1875)*
 
 Sibling:
  Jane Drennen Howell (1791 - 1880)*
  John Drennen (1801 - 1855)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairview Cemetery
Van Buren
Crawford County
Arkansas, USA
Plot: Area 0 Grave #23
 
Created by: Ronald Walton
Record added: Sep 17, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6784578
Col John Drennen
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Col John Drennen
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~ was a Masion and trustee of Saint Johns' College of Arkansas ~
- Bill
 Added: Oct. 26, 2013
1st cousin of husband of sister-in-law of 2nd cousin 6x removed
- PATRICIA K. GRUETTER
 Added: Jul. 13, 2013
I'm a decendant of Patrick Drennen Son of John Drennen. I wish you could have lived longer.May you rest in peace.
- Toney Reese
 Added: Aug. 21, 2009
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