Our Family Tree

**The Drennan Family**

John Drennan was born circa 1830 in Ireland. He married Julia Ann “Annie” Bailey, who was also born in Ireland. They had at least one child:

|--Stephen Drennan
|----b. Mar 1857; Ireland
|----d. 1 Dec 1905; Secaucus, Hudson, New Jersey
|---& Anna Whalen (or Whelan)
|----b. 27 Oct 1863; Ireland
|----d. 23 Feb 1927; Hoboken, Hudson, New Jersey
|----m. 5 May 1889; St. Mary’s (Our Lady of Grace) Catholic Church, Hoboken, Hudson, New Jersey

Stephen and Anna’s Children:

|----Ann Drennan
|------b. 28 Mar 1890; Hoboken, Hudson, New Jersey

|----Sarah Agnes “Sadie” Drennan
|------b. 17 Jan 1892; Hoboken, Hudson, New Jersey
|------d. 2 Jan 1977; Hoboken, Hudson, New Jersey
|------m. 25 Nov 1914; Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, Hoboken, Hudson, New Jersey
|------& Joseph Francis Cooke
|------b. 9 Nov 1889; Hoboken, Hudson, New Jersey
|------d. 25 Jun 1938; Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York, New York 

|----John (Thomas) Stephan Drennan
|------b. 24 Jan 1894 or 29 Jan 1893; Hoboken, Hudson, New Jersey
|------d. 30 Oct 1964; Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey
|------m. 4 Sep 1920; Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey
|------& Frances Rose Coughlan
|------b. 13 Dec 1894; New York, New York
|------d. 19 Jun 1962; Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey  

|----Mary Agatha Drennan
|------b. 24 Apr 1896; Hoboken, Hudson, New Jersey

|----Alice Elizabeth Drennan
|------b. 27 Oct 1898; Hoboken, Hudson, New Jersey
|------d. Oct 1973; North Bergen, Hudson, New Jersey
|------& Edward James Glynn
|------b. 15 Jul 1896; Hoboken, Hudson, New Jersey

|----Helen Drennan
|------b. 22 May 1901; Hoboken, Hudson, New Jersey
|------d. Jan 1975; Hoboken, Hudson, New Jersey
|------& George Joseph Schlatter
|------b. 3 Mar 1904
|------d. Dec 1974; Hoboken, Hudson, New Jersey  


** The Cooke Family **
Stephen Francis Cooke
-b. 22 May 1863; Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey
-d. 12 Aug 1948; Rumson, Monmouth County, New Jersey
& Honoran "Annie" Dwyer
-b. 29 Jun 1865; Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey
-d. 21 Feb 1939; Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey
--m. 18 Apr 1887; Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey
|--Stephen M. Cooke
|----b. 31 Mar 1888; Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey
|----d. 15 Sep 1888; Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey
|--Joseph Francis Cooke
|----b. 9 Nov 1889; Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey
|----d. 25 Jun 1938; New York, New York
|---& Sarah Agnes "Sadie" Drennan
|----b. 17 Jan 1892; Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey
|----d. 2 Jan 1977; Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey
|----m. 25 Nov 1914; Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey
|--Mary Veronica "Mae" Cooke
|----b. 18 Apr 1892; Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey
|----d. June 1963; Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey
|---& Thomas Francis Reidy
|----b. 21 Jul 1886; Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey
|----d. 11 Oct 1940; Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey
|----m. 18 Apr 1917; Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey
|--John Stephen Cooke
|----b. 30 Dec 1893; Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey
|----d. 10 Jan 1973; Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey
|---& Marie Reilly
|----b. 10 Feb 1900; Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey
|----d. Sep 1959; Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey
|----m. 3 Jun 1924; Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey

|--Margaret Ann Cooke
|----b. 12 Jul 1896; Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey
|----d. 13 Apr 1983; Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey

|--Martin Edward Cooke
|----b. 21 Nov 1897; Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey
|----d. 22 Nov 1960; Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey
|---& Lillian Catherine O'Donnell
|----b. 3 Apr 1896; Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey
|----d. 9 Jun 1987; Red Bank, Monmouth County, New Jersey
|----m. 11 Aug 1919; Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey

** The McGrath Family **
 
Michael McGrath
B: Dec 1861; Doonbeg, Clare, Ireland  
M: 9 Feb 1887; Union City, Hudson, New Jersey
D: 1915-1920; possibly Brooklyn, Kings, New York
Parents:
Simon McGrath
Ellen Hartney
 
 
Wife:
Mary Shaughnessy 
B: Dec 1863; Ireland  
D: abt 1918; possibly Brooklyn, Kings, New York
Parents:
Michael Shaughnessy
Honora Moloney
 
Children:
  1. Timothy Joseph McGrath
  B: 21 Nov 1887; Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey
  M: 30 Jun 1914; Hoboken, Hudson, New Jersey
  D: possibly 4 Jul 1949; Hudson County, New Jersey or New York
  Spouse: Delia Madeline Finan 

  2. John P. (Simon) McGrath
  B: 4 Jun 1889; Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey

  3. Ellen Teresa "Helen" McGrath
  B: 12 Jan 1891; Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey
  M: 1910-1915; New Jersey or New York
  D: about 10 Feb 1932; Brooklyn, Kings, New York 
  Spouse: Thomas W. Gleason

  4. Hanora Loretta McGrath
  B: 14 Oct 1892; Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey
  D: 11 Nov 1893; Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey
 
  5. Bridget McGrath
  B: 8 May 1894; Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey
  D: 2 Feb 1895; Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey
 
  6. Edward William McGrath
  B: 24 Oct 1898; Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey
  D: possibly 1964; New York
 

** The Lang Family ** 

 
 
 
 
 
** The Demsky Family **
 
Peter DEMPSKY
Birth:  abt 1876; Lithuania
Death:  19 Apr 1917; Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania
 
Ludwiga Ludviki "Lucy" KIEBARTUS/KIBARTIATE
Birth:  abt 1880; Kaunas, Lithuania
Death:  12 Sep 1962; Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut
 
Children:
 
|--Victor John Demsky (aka Frank Myers)
|--b. 13 Oct 1905; Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
|--d.  15 May 1967; Fort Lauderdale, Broward, Florida
|--m.  6 Jun 1931; New York, New York
|----& Madeline Mary KEENE
|----b. 7 Oct 1909; New York, New York
|----d. 2 May 2007; Orlando, Orange, Florida
|--m. 
|----& Beulah V. Unknown
|----b. 1906; Iowa
|----d.  1997; Ft. Lauderdale, Broward, Florida
 
|--Marcella Mary Dempsky
|--b.  1 Jan 1908/9; MontrĂ©al, Quebec, Canada
|--d.  5 May 1993; East Granby, Hartford, Connecticut
|--m. 
|----& Paul Johannes KOISTINEN
|----b.  22 Mar 1905; Forestville, Litchfield, Connecticut
|----d.  30 Jul 1979; Lakeland, Polk, Florida
 
|--Lucy V. Dempsky
|--b.  4 Sep 1910; Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania
|--d.  16 Feb 2002; East Granby, Hartford, Connecticut
|--m.  9 May 1936; Queens, New York
|----& Frank T. MEYERS
 
|--John Victor Dempsky
|--b.  10 Sep 1911; Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania
|--d.  5 Mar 1985; East Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut
|--m.
|----& Rose PRENETA
|----b.  12 Oct 1912; Windsor, Berks, Pennsylvania
|----d.  25 May 2006; Tariffville, Hartford, Connecticut


 
** The Keene Family **

Charles Herbert Keene
Parents: Charles Keene; 1830-1910; Coventry, England
& Sarah Beck; 1834-1873; Coventry, England
-B: Sep 1857; Coventry, Warwickshire, England
-D: New York  

Margaret Madeline Bannon
Parents: James Bannon; 1840- ; Northern Ireland
Eliza Bannon; 1840- ; Northern Ireland
-B: Feb 1860; Belfast, Northern Ireland
-D: 1919; Brooklyn, New York
-M: abt 1881; New York


|--Charles Herbert Keene Jr.
|----B: 15 Nov 1882; New York, New York
|----D: 26 Jul 1950; New York
Aurelia Fontana
|----B. abt 1885; New York, New York
|----D. 6 Mar 1959; New York, New York
|----M. 7 Jun 1902; New York, New York

|--Thomas Edward Keene
|----B: 2 Feb 1886; New York, New York
|----D: 8 Apr 1946; Nyack, New York
Minnie Stock
|----B: 24 June 1883; Rockland County, New York
|----D: 5 Feb 1971; Rockland County, New York
|----M: 19 Mar 1910; Nyack, New York

|--James Augusta Keene
|----B: 10 Sep 1881 or 1887; New York, New York
|----D: 6 Sep 1950; New York, New York
Mary Elizabeth Holman
|----B. 11 Sep 1881; New York, New York
|----D. 8 Oct 1918; New York, New York
|----M. 1 Dec 1910; New York, New York
 

 
** The Wilson Family **
 
Bert Thomas Wilson Sr.
-B: 14 Nov 1871; Lebanon, Russell, Virginia
-D: 15 May 1936; Lebanon, Russell, Virginia

His Parents: John Patton Wilson (1844-1942) & Sarah Jane Smith (1847-1919)

Nancy Elizabeth Wagoner
-B: 28 Sep 1877; Copper Creek, Russell, Virginia
-D: 15 Jan 1957; Lebanon, Russell, Virginia
-M: 21 Dec 1895; Copper Creek, Russell, Virginia

Her Parents: John Chrisman Wagoner (1853-1935) & Elizabeth Tamatress Dove (1859-1930)

CHILDREN of BERT & NANCY WILSON:

|--Sara Preston Wilson
|----B: 3 Oct 1896; Lebanon, Russell, Virginia
|----D: 10 Oct 1967; Lebanon, Russell, Virginia
& Emory Vance Easterly
|----B: 23 Aug 1891; Russell County, Virginia
|----D: 20 Jan 1979; Lebanon, Russell, Virginia
|----M: 24 Jun 1915; Blountville, Tennessee


|--Eula Burns Wilson
|----B: 29 Jul 1898; Lebanon, Russell, Virginia
|----D: 29 Jan 1991; Cedar Bluff, Tazewell, Virginia
& John Clyde White Sr.
|----B: 26 Apr 1901; Russell County, Virginia
|----D: 12 Jul 1990; Abingdon, Washington, Virginia
|----M: 24 Oct 1923; Russell County, Virginia


|--Mildred Elizabeth Wilson
|----B: 31 Oct 1900; Lebanon, Russell, Virginia
|----D: Jul 1983; Woolford, Dorchester, Maryland
& Richard W. Lawrence
|----B: 5 Aug 1904
|----D: Feb 1984; Woolford, Dorchester, Maryland
|----M: 24 Aug 1936

|--Bert Thomas Wilson Jr.
|----B: 10 Jul 1903; Lebanon, Russell, Virginia
|----D: 15 Apr 1948; Baltimore, Maryland
& Melissa Ferguson
|----B: 3 Sep 1904; Russell County, Virginia
|----D: 25 May 1969; Los Angeles, California


|--Claude Swanson Wilson Sr.
|----B: 10 Aug 1905; Lebanon, Russell, Virginia
|----D: 9 Oct 1965; Lebanon, Russell, Virginia
& Anna Bell Crockett
|----B: Sep 1898; Wythe County, Virginia
|----D: 1947; Washington or Russell County, Virginia
|----M: 22 Feb 1939; Meadowview, Washington, Virginia
& Alma Lee Jackson
|----B: 5 Oct 1926; Lebanon, Russell, Virginia
|----M: 9 Dec 1950; Hot Springs, Garland, Arkansas

|--Douglas Smith Wilson
|----B: 16 Mar 1908; Lebanon, Russell, Virginia
|----D: 13 Aug 1989; Sterling, Loudoun, Virginia
& Hazel
|----B:
|----D:
|----M:
& Catherine Martin
|----B: 17 Mar 1920; Radford, Montgomery, Virginia
|----D: 19 Jul 1986; Arlington, Virginia
|----M:

|--Unknown Daughter Wilson
|----B: circa 1910-1911; Lebanon, Russell, Virginia
|----D: 17 Mar 1916; Lebanon, Russell, Virginia


|--William Wagoner Wilson
|----B: 27 Mar 1911; Lebanon, Russell, Virginia
|----D: 12 Sep 1977; Richmond, Virginia
& Nancy Elizabeth Boyd
|----B: 2 Mar 1911; New Garden, Russell, Virginia
|----D: 7 Dec 1997; Grundy, Buchanan, Virginia
|----M: 24 Apr 1933

|--Richard Engle Wilson
|----B: 10 May 1914; Lebanon, Russell, Virginia
|----D: 10 June 1942; Newfoundland


|--George Frazier Wilson
|----B:16 Aug 1918; Lebanon, Russell, Virginia
|----D:10 Feb 1950; Bethesda, Montgomery, Maryland
& Virginia Kathryn Clarke
|----B: 28 May 1912; Trenton, New Jersey
|----D: Dec 1979; Silver Spring, Maryland
|----M:
 

** The Jackson Family **

1 James S. Jackson b: 05 Apr 1841 in Lebanon, Russell, Virginia, USA
... + Margaret Ann Taylor b: 03 Mar 1841 in Lebanon, Russell, Virginia, USA, m: 08 Jun 1858 in Russell, Virginia, USA, d: Lebanon, Russell, Virginia, USA

....2 James William Jackson b: Abt. 1863 in Virginia, d: Lebanon, Russell, Virginia, USA
...... + Lucille Jackson b: 1871 in Virginia, USA, d: 1956 in Ironton, Lawrence, Ohio, USA

......2 Lucy Caroline Jackson b: Feb 1867 in Lebanon, Russell, Virginia, USA
...... + Ferdinand D Ellis b: 1863 in North Carolina
.........3 James H Ellis b: 1888 in Virginia
.........3 John B Ellis b: 1892 in Virginia
.........3 Charles Ellis b: 1897 in Virginia
.........3 Arthur Chester Ellis b: 06 Mar 1901 in Virginia, d: 14 Apr 1994 in Vansant, Buchanan, Virginia, USA
......... + Malinda G Ellis b: Abt. 1903 in Virginia
............4 Marie Ellis b: Abt. 1922 in Virginia
............4 Claude Ellis b: Abt. 1923 in Virginia
.........3 Della Ellis b: 1904 in Virginia
....2 Almerine Harvey Jackson b: 10 Jun 1868 in Russell, Virginia, USA, d: 20 Feb 1941 in Russell, Virginia, USA
...... + Blanch Ann Mutter b: 12 Nov 1869 in Lebanon, Russell, Virginia, USA, m: 06 May 1890 in Russell, Virginia, USA, d: 07 Feb 1941 in Lebanon, Russell, Virginia, USA
.........3 Ella Jane Jackson b: 11 Sep 1890 in Lebanon, Russell, Virginia, USA, d: 21 Apr 1907 in Lebanon, Russell, Virginia, USA
.........3 Margarie Jackson b: 08 Dec 1892 in Russell, Virginia, USA, d: 06 Nov 1894 in Russell, Virginia, USA
.........3 Gussie Mabel Jackson b: 14 Oct 1894 in Lebanon, Russell, Virginia, USA, d: 22 Aug 1974 in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, USA
......... + William "Jay" Stevens b: 11 Apr 1895 in Lebanon, Russell, Virginia, USA, m: Abt. 1915; d: 25 Mar 1918
............4 Elma Sue Stevens b: 18 Nov 1916 in Russell, Virginia, USA, d: 14 Sep 2007 in Westerville, Ohio, USA
............ + Adam Jemel Cox b: Abt. 1914 in Virginia, d: Bef. 2000
.........3 Fred William Jackson b: 20 Oct 1897 in Lebanon, Russell, Virginia, USA, d: 11 Mar 1982 in Lebanon, Russell, Virginia, USA
......... + Virgile Grace Yates b: 28 Jan 1906 in Corner, Russell, Virginia, USA, m: 26 Dec 1923 in Bristol, Sullivan, Tennessee, USA, d: 28 Jan 2002 in Corner, Russell, Virginia, USA
............4 Ford O'Brien Jackson b: 19 Feb 1925 in Lebanon, Russell, Virginia, USA, d: 16 May 2001 in Lebanon, Russell, Virginia, USA
............ + Lola Gay Shepard b: 30 May 1931 in Lebanon, Russell, Virginia, USA, m: 17 Sep 1948 in Pikeville, Pike, Kentucky, USA, d: 17 Apr 2006 in Abingdon, Washington, Virginia, USA
............4 Private Jackson b: in Lebanon, Russell, Virginia, USA
............ + Claude Swanson Wilson Sr. b: 10 Aug 1905 in Lebanon, Russell, Virginia, USA, m: 09 Dec 1950 in Hot Springs, Garland, Arkansas, USA, d: 09 Oct 1965 in Lebanon, Russell, Virginia, USA
............4 Lillian Kay Jackson b: 29 May 1929 in Corner Section, Russell, Virginia, USA, d: 13 May 1968 in Lebanon, Russell, Virginia, USA
............ + Richard Langley Settle Sr. b: 18 Jun 1922 in Richlands, Tazewell, Virginia, USA, m: 24 Dec 1948 in Lebanon, Russell, Virginia, USA, d: 03 Oct 1981 in Lebanon, Russell, Virginia, USA
............4 Jerome Hansell Jackson Sr. b: 17 Dec 1934 in Corner Section, Russell, Virginia, USA, d: 25 Jul 2004 in Lebanon, Russell, Virginia, USA
............ + Mary Smith Nash b: 21 Oct 1936 in Virginia, m: 30 Nov 1990 in Lebanon, Russell, Virginia, USA, d: 25 Feb 2007 in Lebanon, Russell, Virginia, USA
............ + Shelby Jean Rinehart b: Abt. 1940 in Newberry County, South Carolina, USA, m: 02 Mar 1961 in Newberry County, South Carolina, USA
............4 Private Jackson b: in Corner Section, Russell, Virginia, USA
............4 Private Jackson b: in Lebanon, Russell, Virginia, USA
............ + Joe Cruey Breeding b: 02 Mar 1936 in Lebanon, Russell, Virginia, USA, m: 10 Aug 1963 in Lebanon, Russell, Virginia, USA, d: 08 May 2008 in Cleveland, Russell, Virginia, USA
............4 Private Jackson b: in Lebanon, Russell, Virginia, USA
.........3 Susie Bessie Jackson b: 12 Oct 1900 in Russell, Virginia, USA, d: 04 Aug 1956 in Bristol, Sullivan, Tennessee, USA
......... + Arch M Mutter b: Abt. 1904 in Virginia
............4 Private Mutter b: in Virginia
............4 Gloria Zell Mutter b: 20 Jan 1937 in Cedar Bluff, Tazewell, Virginia, USA, d: 06 Jun 1999 in Bristol, Sullivan, Tennessee, USA
............ + Harold Brown
.........3 John Perry "Pud" Jackson b: 14 Mar 1904 in Russell, Virginia, USA, d: 30 Aug 1973 in Lebanon, Russell, Virginia, USA
......... + Vada Edna Hess b: 09 Feb 1905 in Lebanon, Russell, Virginia, USA, m: 18 Sep 1924, d: 18 Feb 1992 in Lebanon, Russell, Virginia, USA
.........3 Enid Jackson b: 20 Apr 1907 in Russell, Virginia, USA, d: 13 Oct 1981 in Lebanon, Russell, Virginia, USA
......... + William W. "Bill" Robinson b: 1904 in Lebanon, Russell, Virginia, USA, d: 1997 in Russell, Virginia, USA; Russell Memorial Cemetery
.........3 Harvey Jackson b: 26 Oct 1909 in Russell, Virginia, USA, d: 28 Nov 1910 in Russell, Virginia, USA
....2 Charles Henry Jackson b: 16 May 1870 in Belfast, Russell County, Virginia, d: 25 Jan 1946 in Yards, Tazewell, Virginia
...... + Minnie Jane Mutter b: 04 Nov 1872 in Belfast Mills, Russell, Virginia, d: 07 Nov 1942 in Bluefield, Mercer, West Virginia, USA
.........3 George A. Jackson b: May 1883 in Virginia
.........3 Hattie B. Jackson b: Apr 1897 in Virginia
.........3 Joseph S Jackson b: Apr 1899 in Virginia
.........3 Edward L Jackson b: Abt. 1905 in Virginia
.........3 John H Jackson b: Abt. 1910 in Virginia
....2 John B. Jackson b: Abt. 1872 in Lebanon, Russell, Virginia, USA
 
 

**The Yates Family**