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John Henry Breheny
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Birth: 1886
Earlham
Madison County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jun. 4, 1961
Greenfield
Adair County
Iowa, USA

John H Breheny and Mary Ellen Finnegan were married at Guthrie Center in May 1919. They estblished their home in Walnut Twp., Adair Co. Iowa. They later moved to Jefferson Twp. Here their son, Vincent Dominic Breheny, was born 1 Sept 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.
John and Mary were parents of two children. Vincent and John (1925), who died in infancy. They had seven grandchildren.
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 the Adair Co. History Book by Martina Breheny 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Patrick Joseph Breheny (1846 - 1942)
  Mary Ellen Barrett Breheny (1858 - 1943)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Ellen Finnegan Breheny (1888 - 1983)
 
 Children:
  Vincent Dominic Breheny (1921 - 1998)*
  John Breheny (1925 - 1925)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Cecelia Breheny Smith (1876 - 1948)*
  Mary Cecelia Breheny Smith (1876 - 1948)*
  James Charles Breheny (1880 - 1953)*
  Dominic Francis Breheny (1882 - 1958)*
  Patrick Thomas Breheny (1884 - 1967)*
  John Henry Breheny (1886 - 1961)
  Anna Mary Breheny Ward Ketcham (1889 - 1933)*
  Thomas Edward Breheny (1891 - 1946)*
  Margaret Ellen Breheny Lydon (1894 - 1965)*
  William Marcus Breheny (1897 - 1948)*
  Agnes Marie Breheny Miller (1899 - 1966)*
  Francis Joseph Breheny (1903 - 1975)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Guthrie County IAGenWeb WPA Cemetery Index Catholic Cem. Lot 59
 
Burial:
Resurrection Cemetery
Guthrie Center
Guthrie County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Lot 59
 
Maintained by: Betty
Originally Created by: 46620252
Record added: Jul 06, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11303116
John Henry Breheny
Added by: Betty
 
John Henry Breheny
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