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1876 Sep 7: Born (probably in Morgan Co., MO) to Melchoir and Elizabeth (Shank) Brenneman. (2,7)

John P.'s obituary (2) says he was born in Morton Co. MO, but there is no such county. If he was born in Missouri, it probably was in Morgan Co. where his future wife was born.

John's father's name appears as Melchiah (2), Melchia (5), Melchoir (7) and John L. (1). The obituary of John P.'s mother (7) tells a consistent story. The father of John P. is Melchoir Brenneman, and John L. Brenneman is the second husband of John P.'s mother Elizabeth. -- dg 2008

As a small child, John P. goes with his parents to Ohio, and he lives there until early manhood. (2)

1882 Mar 27: John P.'s father Melchoir/Melchiah dies in Allen Co., OH (5); buried Salem Mennonite Church (Row 10, Place 39). (8 p3)

1904 Dec 21: John P. Brenneman marries Fannie Good. (1,2)

  No children.

John P. and Fannie spend several years near Peabody, KS and then five years in La Junta, CO and about a year in Ohio. (2)

1910 Apr 19: The US Census shows John and Fannie in La Junta, CO. Fannie's sister Minnie Alice and her husband Samuel G. Winey appear just above them on the census. (10)

1913 Jul 4: John's mother dies; buried at Salem Mennonite Church near Elida, OH. (7,8)

1918 ca.: They move to Hesston, KS and remain there until John dies. (2)

1920: Floyd Good lives with John and Fannie while attending school in Hesston for a time including 1920. (9)

1933 Jul 9: John P. Brenneman dies in Hesston, KS; buried Eastlawn Cemetery. (2)

Fannie spends the last 2 1/2 years of her life at the Mennonite Sanitarium (La Junta) in La Junta, CO where her brother John runs the laundry. (3,4)

1936 Apr 19: Fannie Good Brenneman dies in La Junta; buried Eastlawn Cemetery near Hesston, KS. (1,3)

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