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The John Bernard Hennessys of Minnesota Updated November 9, 2000
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John Hennessy, b.1859 in Greensburg PA was the son of Dionysius (Dennis?) Hennessy. John B. married Julia Halloran in 1891. They had 1 child, John Leo and possibly a daughter Mary. They lived in Superior, Wisconsin until his death in 1948.
Dennis Hennessy married Catherine Healy and were both from Ireland. We dont know any other specifics. Dennis and Catherine may have had a second son, Maurice.
John Leo married Lyma Francis McManus in Feb. 1920. They had 3 children. John Leo II b.1922, Donald Lee b.1923, and Martha Jane b.1928.
John J. McManus, the father of Lyma, was born in Penn or Wisconsin in 1857 and died in St. Paul, MN in 1938. He married Martha Elliot who was born in 1861 Stillwater, MN. They had 3 girls Dolly, Lyma and Edna all born in MN.
John J. Mcmanus' father was Thomas McManus who may have been born in New York City (year unknown).