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DRENNAN, Samuel

DRENNAN, Samuel[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7]

Male 1829 - 1891  (61 years)

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  • Name DRENNAN, Samuel 
    Born 30 Oct 1829  Chatam, Sangamon, IL, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1850  Not Stated, Sangamon, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Arrival Aft Jan 1853  New Orleans, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Arrival Bef Mar 1853  Panama Isthmus, Panama Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Arrival Mar 1853  San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Arrival Aft Mar 1853  Gold Fields, Mariposa County, CA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Arrival Aft Apr 1853  Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Occupation Between 1856 and 1891  Real Estate & Insurance Agent Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12, 13
    Membership 1857  Grand Lodge of California, Free & Accepted Masons Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Residence 1860  Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Witness Dec 1860  Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Juror Aug 1862  Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Real Estate, General Agent  [15
    Residence 1870  Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1884  45 Church Street, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Died 7 Sep 1891  Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [17, 18
    Samuel Drennan Obituary
    Samuel Drennan Obituary
    From Santa Cruz Surf, Sept. 8, 1891
    Buried 10 Sep 1891  IOOF Cemetery, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz Co, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    • JPG, Genealogy/Reunion/headstones/2007 10 03 002_edited-1.jpg, Samuel Drennan Headstone, HEADSTONE, JPG, Genealogy/Reunion/headstones/2007 10 03 004_edited-1.jpg, Drennan Family Marker, HEADSTONE
    Samuel Drennan Headstone
    Drennan Family Marker
    Notes 
    • From DAR of California Pioneers:

      A member of a pioneer Illinois family ? 1822 his grandfather surveyed and marked stakes for Springfield, Ill. He left Illinois Dec. 18, 1852 and went down the Mississippi to New Orleans, thence to Isthmus which he crossed on mule back ? arrived in San Francisco, Calif March 1853. He went to mines of Mariposa County for a short time then came to Santa Cruz where he remained until his death. He served as Deputy Sheriff under the second, third and fourth sheriffs of the County. The fourth Sheriff of the County was John T. Porter. ON return from a hot dusty ride Mr. Porter and Samuel Drennan went to mouth of San Lorenzo river on Monterey Bay, disrobed and bathed in surf. They were greatly invigorated and continued the practice. Huts for dressing rooms were erected and sea bathing, now one of Santa Cruz main attractions, was inaugurated. He was a member of the Butler Guards during the Civil War. He was a member of the early Volunteer Fire Company ? the Pilots. He was instrumental in introducing bituminous rock, a native product, as a road building material. He was prominent in the business and social life of the city from 1854 until his death in 1891. [10]
    Person ID I90  Hugh Byrne and Nanette Asimov Lines
    Last Modified 7 Mar 2019 

    Father DRENNAN, William,   b. 15 Oct 1797, Pendleton Dist, SC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1876, Sangamon, IL, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother ANDERSON, Margaret L,   b. 28 Mar 1806, Rockbridge, VA, USA (Alt Botetourt Co, VA) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1881, Sangamon, IL, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 30 May 1822  Sangamon Co, IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F53  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family FERNALD, Olive Louisa,   b. 4 Apr 1839, North Berwick, York, ME, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1921, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 28 May 1868  Pacific Ocean House, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz Co, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [20, 21
    Children 
     1. DRENNAN, ?,   b. 9 Jun 1869, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1869, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. DRENNAN, Alice Fernald,   b. 29 May 1870, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1871, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     3. DRENNAN, Edith Anderson,   b. 10 Mar 1872, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1940, SAN LUIS OBISPO, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     4. DRENNAN, Mabel Louise,   b. 21 Feb 1874, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1941, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     5. DRENNAN, Dora Agnes,   b. 27 Aug 1875, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1950, ALAMEDA, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     6. DRENNAN, Ryland,   b. 28 Aug 1877, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1928, San Francisco, San Francisco Co, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
    Photos
    Edith Anderson Drennan (Gragg) & Mabel Louise Drennan (Byrne)
    Mabel, Dora, and Edith Drennan
    Last Modified 6 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F50  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Oct 1829 - Chatam, Sangamon, IL, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1850 - Not Stated, Sangamon, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsArrival - Aft Jan 1853 - New Orleans, LA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsArrival - Bef Mar 1853 - Panama Isthmus, Panama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsArrival - Mar 1853 - San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsArrival - Aft Mar 1853 - Gold Fields, Mariposa County, CA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsArrival - Aft Apr 1853 - Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1860 - Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWitness - Dec 1860 - Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsJuror - Aug 1862 - Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 May 1868 - Pacific Ocean House, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz Co, CA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1870 - Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1884 - 45 Church Street, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Sep 1891 - Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 10 Sep 1891 - IOOF Cemetery, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz Co, CA Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
    Samuel Drennan History
    Samuel Drennan History

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] 1850 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005), Ancestry.com. 1850 United States Federal Census [database online]. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2005. Original data: United States. 1850 United States Federal Census. M432, 1009 rolls. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C. Not Stated, Sangamon, Illinois, roll M432_127, page 154, image 311.

    2. [S8] 1850 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005), Ancestry.com. 1850 United States Federal Census [database online]. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2005. Original data: United States. 1850 United States Federal Census. M432, 1009 rolls. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C. Not Stated, Sangamon, Illinois, roll M432_127, page 149, image 302.

    3. [S9] 1860 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004), Ancestry.com. 1860 United States Federal Census [database online]. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2004. Original data: United States. 1860 United States Federal Census. M653, 1438 rolls. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C. Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, post office Santa Cruz, roll M653_66, page 611, image 88.

    4. [S10] 1870 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2003), Ancestry.com. 1870 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2003. Indexed by Ancestry.com from microfilmed schedules of the 1870 U.S. Federal Decennial Census. Original data: Data imaged from National Archives and Records Administration. Ninth Census of the United States, 1870. M593, 1,761 rolls. Minnesota Census Schedules for 1870. T132, 13 rolls. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C. Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, po.

    5. [S35] California Death Index, 1940-1997, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2000), Ancestry.com. California Death Index, 1940-1997. [database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2000. Original electronic data: State of California. California Death Index, 1940-1997. Sacramento, CA: State of California Department of Health Services, Center for Health Statistics, 19--.

    6. [S103] One World Tree (sm), Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., n.d.), Online publication - Ancestry.com. OneWorldTree [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc.

    7. [S104] OneWorldTree, Ancestry.com. One World Tree (sm) [database online]. Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc.

    8. [S116] Santa Cruz Daily Surf, Sep 8, 1891, Page 3, Col 5.

    9. [S229] DAR California Pioneers, Unpublished records of the families of California pioneers / gathered by the various chapters from original sources, (California : State Committee of Genealogical Research, Daughters of the American Revolution, [1927- ]), A member of a pioneer Illinois family ? 1822 his grandfather surveyed and marked stakes for Springfield, Ill. He left Illinois Dec. 18, 1852 and went down the Mississippi to New Orleans, thence to Isthmus which he crossed on mule back ? arrived in San Francisco, Calif March 1853. He went to mines of Mariposa County for a short time then came to Santa Cruz where he remained until his death. He served as Deputy Sheriff under the second, third and fourth sheriffs of the County. The four.

    10. [S798] Unpublished records of the families of California pioneers / gathered by the various chapters from original sources, (California : State Committee of Genealogical Research, Daughters of the American Revolution, [1927- ] ).

    11. [S220] Santa Cruz County Directory 1878, (L.M. McKenney & Co, San Francisco, 1878), Pray & Drennan, real estate, commission and ins agts, Park Place, 209.

    12. [S221] Santa Cruz County Directory 1891, (L.M. McKenney & Co, San Francisco, 1878), Drennan & Chace, real estate and ins agts, 33 Pacific, 182.

    13. [S222] F.A. Hihn Company's Agreements, Deeds, & Leases: Volume 1-12: 1856-1903, F.A. Hihn, (Records of real estate transactions in Santa Cruz County), Approx 20 different real estate transactions involving Sam Drennan, Multiple volumes.

    14. [S219] Schellens Collection San Mateo County, Compiled by Richard Schellens, Grand Lodge of California F&AM, proceedings 1857-58: Santa Cruz Lodge No. 38, chartered May 31, 1854. Officers:...Samuel Drennan...

    15. [S455] Index of Great Register, 730 Drennan, Samuel 50 Illinois Gen’l Agent Santa Cruz #2 Jul 14, 1880-.

    16. [S217] Santa Cruz County Directory 1884-5, (L.M. McKenney & Co, San Francisco, 1884), Drennan Samuel (Heath & Drennan), res Church.

    17. [S116] Santa Cruz Daily Surf, The announcement yesterday afternoon of the death of Samuel Drennan..., Sep 8, 1891.

    18. [S230] Santa Cruz IOOF Cemetery Records, Index of Cemetery Records of Santa Cruz County, (Santa Cruz Genealogical Society), Drennan / Samuel / Born in Illinois / Died 7 Sep 1891 / Age = 62 .

    19. [S116] Santa Cruz Daily Surf, Sam Drennan Obiturary: "...he will be buried on Thursday.", Sept 8, 1891 (Tue).

    20. [S213] Santa Cruz Sentinel, (Santa Cruz, CA 1850s to present), May 30, 1868, pg. 2 col. 5.

    21. [S229] DAR California Pioneers, Unpublished records of the families of California pioneers / gathered by the various chapters from original sources, (California : State Committee of Genealogical Research, Daughters of the American Revolution, [1927- ]), She (Louisa Fernald) taught for three or four years and was married May 28, 1868 to Samuel Drennan at the Pacific Ocean House which was the first brick hotel of the town and built by Amasa Pray, her brother-in-law., Vol 4, page 165.




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