Death of James Brennan of Warren

23 March 1948 The Tumut and Adelong Times

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There recently passed away Mr. James Martin Brennan, of "Naughen," Warren, at the age of 77 years, after a lengthy illness.

He was the eldest son of the late Martin Brennan, of Narrandera and Tumut.

Of the family of seven, whose ages range between 60 and 80 years, the late J. M. Brennan is the first to pass away.

A few weeks previously Mr. Ignatius Martin Brennan, eldest surviving son of the late Laurence Brennan, of "The Brae," Wee Waa, passed away at his home at Wee Waa.

For many years he had, in addition to the management of "The Brae," taken a keen and prominent interest in the activities of the town and district.

He was a good judge of stock, particularly horses.

He was the second son of the late Laurence and Catherine Brennan and was born at "Eurobin," near Tumut, 63 years ago, and went with his parents to "The Brae" when seven years of age.

For many years he had managed "The Brae" and was very well known for his interest in grazing pursuits.

He was married to Miss "Molly" Connolly, formerly of Gunnedah.

In addition to his sorrowing widow, he is survived by four daughters: Mary (Maroubra), Anne (Wee Waa), Monica (Mrs. Davidson, Tathra) and Lucy (Wee Waa), and three sons: Jack (Randwick), Brian and Cyril (Wee Waa).

He is also survived by two brothers, Edward and Leo ("The Brae), and four sisters, Anne ("The Brae"), Monica (Mrs. Woods, Taree), Ella (Mrs. Isberg, Ashfield), Jo (Mrs. Gibson, Lane Cove).