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DRENNAN, Edith Anderson

DRENNAN, Edith Anderson[1]

Female 1872 - 1940  (67 years)

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  • Name DRENNAN, Edith Anderson 
    Born 10 Mar 1872  Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Baptism Sep 1872  First Congregational Church, Lincoln and Center Streets, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1892  45 Church Street, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Drennan, Edith Miss, Student, res 45 Church Street
    Census 12 Jun 1900  San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, CA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Gragg, Edith / Wife / White / Female / Mar 1872 / Age = 28 / Married / Married 5 years / No Children / Born in California / Father born in IL / Mother born in ME / / Reads / Writes / Speaks English
    Obituary From Santa Cruz Sentinel, 09 Jan 1940

    Edith Drennan Gragg Passes In San Luis

    Follows Husband After Only Three Weeks; Was Early Resident Here

    Word was received in Santa Cruz Sunday of the passing of Mrs. Edith Drennan Crag" at the family home on the coast highway between San Luis Obispo and Pismo.

    Her husband preceded her in death on December 15. Mis. Gragg was born in Santa Cruz, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Drennan. Her father, a leading realtor and insurance man, was prominent in civic and business life, and her mother was a teacher in the old Mission Hill school.

    Mrs. Gragg attended the Mission Hill school and high school, and the Quincy Hall Seminary in San Francisco. A woman of culture, she was interested in Indian relics and had an "unusual collection.

    She was married about 40 years ago to Hazzard Gragg, also of a pioneer Santa Cruz family, and they went from here to San Luis Obispo to make their home.

    Mrs. Gragg is survived by two sisters, Mrs. W. C. Byrne of Santa Cruz and Mrs. R. B. H. Collier of Berkeley. Mrs. Ryland Drennan of this city was a sister-in-law.

    Funeral services will be held at 10:30 o'clock Wednesday morning at the Wessendorf Mortuary, and will be conducted by Rev. Norman Snow of Calvary church, formerly her rector at San Luis Obispo. Interment will be at the Odd Fellows' cemetery in the Drennan plot.  [5
    Residence 1920  Avila, San Luis Obispo, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1930  Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Cause of Death Heart Attack  [8
    Died 7 Jan 1940  SAN LUIS OBISPO, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Buried 10 Jan 1940  IOOF Cemetery, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz Co, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Edith Drennan (Gragg) Headstone
    Edith Drennan (Gragg) Headstone
    Person ID I94  Hugh Byrne and Nanette Asimov Lines
    Last Modified 20 Dec 2020 

    Father DRENNAN, Samuel,   b. 30 Oct 1829, Chatam, Sangamon, IL, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1891, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother 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  [11, 12
    Photos
    Edith Anderson Drennan (Gragg) & Mabel Louise Drennan (Byrne)
    Mabel, Dora, and Edith Drennan
    Family ID F50  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family GRAGG, Hazzard James,   b. Feb 1869, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1939, San Luis Obispo, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Married 4 Jun 1895  Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Last Modified 1 Aug 2021 
    Family ID F56  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Mar 1872 - Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - Sep 1872 - First Congregational Church, Lincoln and Center Streets, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1892 - 45 Church Street, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Jun 1895 - Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 12 Jun 1900 - San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, CA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1920 - Avila, San Luis Obispo, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1930 - Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Jan 1940 - SAN LUIS OBISPO, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 10 Jan 1940 - IOOF Cemetery, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz Co, CA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Mabel, Dora, and Edith Drennan
    Edith Anderson Drennan (Gragg)

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

    2. [S258] First Congregational Church of Santa Cruz California Records Index 1852-1975, Records from First Congregational Church, (1990, Santa Cruz Genealogical Society), Drennan, Edith A, Baptised 9/1872, Parents S & LO Drennan, Pg. 6, Births.

    3. [S344] (FM Husted), Drennan, Edith Miss, Student, res 45 Church Street.

    4. [S13] 1900 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004), Gragg, Edith / Wife / White / Female / Mar 1872 / Age = 28 / Married / Married 5 years / No Children / Born in California / Father born in IL / Mother born in ME / / Reads / Writes / Speaks English.

    5. [S970] Edith Drennan Gragg Passes In San Luis .

    6. [S15] 1920 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005), Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2005. Indexed by Ancestry.com from microfilmed schedules of the 1920 U.S. Federal Decennial Census. Data imaged from National Archives and Records Administration.1920 Federal Population Census. T625, 2,076 rolls. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C.

    7. [S17] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002), Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2001-. Indexed by Ancestry.com from microfilmed schedules of the 1930 U.S. Federal Decennial Census. Data imaged from National Archives and Records Administration. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C. Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo, California, ED 2, roll 213, page 15A, image 48.0.

    8. [S972] Obituary for ED Gragg.

    9. [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--.

    10. [S972] Obituary for ED Gragg, Funeral services will be held at Wessendorf’s mortuary, Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be at the IOOF cemetery.

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

    12. [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.

    13. [S116] Santa Cruz Daily Surf, Jun 4, 1895, pg. 4 col 4.




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