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the john garvey &
mary brennan family

JOHN A. GARVEY (1853-1934) (Parents Unknown)
MARY BRENNAN (1856-1925) Dau. of  John Brennan & Bridget Sheridan

John apparently was born in Ireland and came to Minnesota about 1869.


Patrick W. (1876-1881) Highland Cemetery
John A. (1878- )
Anthony (1879-1902) Highland Cemetery
Elizabeth (1880- ) ??? Johnson (1903)?
Mary (1881- ) William Carlson (1907)
Margaret (1884-1945) William Morrissey (1909) Calvary Cem. St. Paul
Agnes (1986- ) Robert Gardner (1906) (Calvary Cem. St. Paul )
Michael J. (1887- )
Thomas A. (1889-1924) Calvary Cem. St. Paul
Anna C (1891-1953) Calvary Cem. St. Paul
William W. (1893-1971) Catherine C. Hyland ( ) Calvary Cem. St. Paul
Grace H. (1899-1988) Calvary Cem. St. Paul

John and his wife moved into St. Paul and by 1910 were residing on West 7th street. Both John & Mary are buried at Calvary Cemetery in St. Paul.

WILLIAM W. (1893-1971) son of John A. Garvey & Mary Brennan
CATHERINE C. ( -1969) dau. of Edward F. Hyland & Ann L. McMannus


Rita Ann (1919-1920)  Calvary Cem., St. Paul.

Catherine may have been born in Avon MN. Some family members spell her mother's name as McManis.

This family file contains the research notes of Mr. Kevin Geraghty as of March 1999. Mr. Geraghty is researching the families and descendants of those buried at the Highland Cemetery. For more information or to contribute to Mr. Geraghty's research, please send him e-mail at

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