John A. Grannan, 1881-1947

                John A. Grannan (son of James Grannan and Catherine Murphy) was born 23 Jun 1881 and married Teresia C. Ginder on 4 Oct 1910 in Daviess County.   Teresia Ginder was born 9 Jun 1882 to Mary Eckemfelt and Joseph Ginder.   Her cousin, Elizabeth Ginder had already married John's brother, Patrick D. Grannan, 10 years earlier in 1900.     John was 29 and Teresia was 28 when they married. 

                The picture of John Grannan on the right is from Tanya Peak (g-granddaughter of John Grannan).  It was among pictures belonging to her grandmother (John's youngest daughter, Mary Agnes Grannan). 

            John and Teresia had 6 children:

            - Joseph R. Grannan, 3 Mar 1912 - 4 Mar 1912

            - James Carl Grannan, 25 June 1913

            - Lilian C. Grannan, 8 Aug 1915 - 16 Aug 1983

            - Roy Vincent Grannan, 6 Jul 1918

            - John Cletus Grannan, 10 Feb 1920

            - Mary Agnes Grannan

               Also, according to Patrick D. Grannan's obituary, John and Patrick's mother Catherine Grannan (Murphy) lived with John A. Grannan and family after the death of her husband James until her death in 1929.

                In St. Patrick's Cemetery in Reeve Township Indiana is the grave of Joseph R who died March 3, 1912 at 1 day old.  However, John and Teresia’s graves are in St. John's cemetery in Washington, Indiana

                John Grannan died in 1947 as the result of an accident at work at the railroad.  Teresia Ginder died in 1984 (102 years old!).  They are buried in St. John's cemetery in Washington, Indiana.


(Thanks to Tanya Peak for the above newspaper article)


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2.      Rose Catherine Grannan (Individual Family page)

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   H. Anna Grannan

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