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Genealogy Index to Lannon Residents - Past & Present

Edward Lannon

Compiled and Edited by Michael R. Reilly

Last Revised 05/01/2005

Lennan, Lennon, Lannan, Lannon, Linnane: Variations of the Gaelic name ”'LeannŠin. 
Lennon - ” LeannŠin. A number of western O'LeanŠins (one 'n') eventually became Leonards. Lennan, Lennon, Lannan, Lannon, Linnane. Fermanagh, Mayo and Galway. 
Lannon - A Kilkenny version of Lennon.
Lennon - Sometimes Lennan. From O'LeannŠin (leann means cloak). Connected to the Galway Linnane. Most of this clan can be found in the Armagh, Down, north Louth area.

Descendants of Edward Lannon

Generation No. 1

1. EDWARD1 LANNON was born Nov 1832 in Ireland (Source: 1880 Federal Census, age 48, 1900 Fed Census gives birth as Nov 1832.). He married MARY ?. She was born Abt. 1835 in Ireland.


Edward Lannon of Lisbon building a new barn. Waukesha Freeman, March 30, 1893

AKA Edward Lannan or Lanman; in 1870, town of Lisbon, it was Edward Lenson with wife Mary and daughter, Alice, age 1.


Emigration: 1851, 1900 Fed. Census

Occupation 1: 1880, Farmer

Occupation 2: 1860, Farmer Laborer working for Samuel Daughtery, age 28

Residence 1: 1880, Town of Lisbon, Waukesha, Wisconsin

Residence 2: 1860, Town of Lisbon, Waukesha, Wisconsin as Edward Lanman


Child of EDWARD LANNON and MARY ? is:

i. ALICE2 LANNON, b. Nov 1868, Wisconsin (Source: 1880 Federal Census, age 11, 1900 Federal Census gives birth as Nov 1868.); m. ALEXANDER BRENNAN; b. Jan 1876, New York (Source: 1900 Federal Census.).


Sussex - Several of our village people attended the marriage of Allie (Alice) Lannon to Alex Brennon, of Sussex, at St. Mary's church, Pewaukee, last Monday morning at 9 o'clock. A reception followed at the home of the bride's father, A. Lannon (the only A. Lannon I've found in the area was William's son Andrew, but he was never attributed to having been married or had children. Then in Alice's obit, her father is listed as Edward), to which a large number of relatives were invited. Mr. and Mrs. Brennon took the afternoon train for Oconomowoc and will be at home to their many friends after July 1st at the Lannon farm, three miles west (?) of the village. Source: Waukesha Freeman, Thursday, June 14, 1900.


Mrs. Alice Brennan, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Edward Lannon of the town of Lisbon, died Nov. 9 at her home in Oconto Falls, Wis. The body was brought here Friday, Nov. 11, for the church service and burial in St. Mary's church and cemetery. The deceased is survived by her husband, Alex Brennan and two daughters, Miss Mary, Chicago, and Mrs. Isabel, Oconto Falls, Besides these members of her family the following were among the folks to attend the last rites: Mrs J. A. Young, Oconto Falls, Mrs. A. Austin, Green Bay, Miss Irene Gulligher (Could this be a Gallagher family member that William N. married into? Second marriage) and Miss Margaret Shields of Milwaukee. Senator William Edwards and family. Mrs. Tempero, Sussex; Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Kollander; Dr. Margaret Caldwell, Walter Caldwell and Miss Mary Caldwell, Mrs. A. J. Jarvis, Miss Agnes Jarvis and Mrs. Katherine Roach, all of Waukesha.

The immediate family of the deceased was accommodate at the home of their cousin, Miss Ella Shields. Waukesha Freeman, November 17, 1932

Some Census info:

In 1910 lived in Marinette, Marinette, Wisconsin

April 25, 1930 Census: Oconto Falls, Oconto, Wisconsin

Alex Brennan, b. Canada, age 55, was age 21 when married. Chemist at paper mill. parents from Ireland.

Alice, age 61, age 27 at wedding; daughters, Mary, age 27, and Isabella, age 21.


Residence: 1900, Town of Lisbon, Waukesha, Wisconsin as Alace Lannen


Occupation: 1900, Laborer working for Alice's father Edward, Town of Lisbon


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