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Mary Ellen Finnegan Breheny
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Birth: Aug. 30, 1888
Guthrie Center
Guthrie County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jan. 16, 1983
Guthrie Center
Guthrie County
Iowa, USA

John H. Breheny & Mary Ellen Finnegan were married at Guthrie Center in May 1919. They established their home in Walnut Twp., Adair Co. Iowa. They later moved to Jefferson Twp. Where their son Vincent Dominic Breheny, was born Sept. 1, 1921. They later moved to Grove Twp. where they purchased a farm. They stayed on this farm until they retired and moved to Greenfield in 1960.

They are parents of two children. Vincent and John, who died in infancy in 1925.

Mary taught school in Guthrie County for several years before her marriage.

John served in the Army during WWI. He spent his entire life in farming. He enjoyed working with his livestock. Most of this farming was done with horses.

John died 4 Jun 1961. Mary remained in her home in Greenfield until the age of 92. Due to failing health she entered the Greenfield Manor where she died 16 Jan 1983. She enjoyed gardening, raising chickens and farm life. She also enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

Submitted to Adair Co. history book by Martina Breheny. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Michael Finnegan (1829 - 1917)
  Ellen Flannery Finnegan (1851 - 1929)
 
 Spouse:
  John H Breheny (1886 - 1961)*
 
 Children:
  Vincent Dominic Breheny (1921 - 1998)*
  John Breheny (1925 - 1925)*
 
 Siblings:
  Edward P Finnegan (1873 - 1949)*
  Sabina Anna Finnegan (1875 - 1949)*
  Cecelia C Finnegan Christensen (1879 - 1963)*
  Josephine Finnegan (1881 - 1966)*
  Charles Michael Finnegan (1883 - 1954)*
  Thomas Bernard Finnegan (1887 - 1960)*
  Mary Ellen Finnegan Breheny (1888 - 1983)
  Joseph William Finnegan (1893 - 1960)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Resurrection Cemetery
Guthrie Center
Guthrie County
Iowa, USA
 
Maintained by: Betty
Originally Created by: FLH
Record added: Jul 06, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11303106
Mary Ellen <i>Finnegan</i> Breheny
Added by: Betty
 
Mary Ellen <i>Finnegan</i> Breheny
Added by: FLH
 
 
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