Sunday, February 23, 2014


Jeremiah, John, Nellie and Mary Moynahan
Jeremiah was born the year of the Rebellion of Upper Canada 1837 to Dennis Moynahan and Catherine Roach.

Jeremiah married Mary Brennan in 1863. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in Maidstone (See below: source Essex Free Press: Nov 21, 1913) 

Mary Brennan (1841-1926)

Mary, the daughter of John Brennan and Catherine Bowler, was born in Ireland and came to Canada with both of her parents when she was twelve years old and they lived in Sandwich South. She worked on the family farm and was a midwife in Maidstone.

They stayed on the farm on Talbot St a mile west of the Cross until 1921 when both Jeremiah and Mary moved to Windsor with daughter Nellie.

They had nine children: two boys and seven girls.

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