Many thanks to Peggy Grannan (Leo's granddaughter) for much of this information.
Leo James Grannan was
the oldest of Patrick E and Bridget Grannan's
13 children (11 that survived infancy). He was born 25 Mar 1884 and died
7 Feb 1970. He received his confirmation from Bishop Chatard according to "History of The Catholic Church
Mary Kroeger passed away 17 May 1933 (another source says 8 June 1933) at the age of 43, and Leo married Elizabeth Donahue 15 Feb 1936.
Vincent (Leo's younger brother) and Leo J. Grannan
Pictured below is the gravestone of Mary Kroeger and her son Leo Patrick, who passed away at the age of 24.
Leo Grannan and Mary Kroeger had six children (plus six who died in infancy):
Grannan. According to
Donald W. Grannan, she graduated from WCHS in 1951 and was a nun at
Esther M. Grannan 21 May 1911 - 1990. She married Henry J. Stumpp in 1933. Henry Stumpp died in 1959 and Esther died in 1990.
Leo Patrick Grannan 11 Dec 1913 - 11 Jan 1938. Died at the age of 24.
Robert H. Grannan 16 Mar 1916 - 9 Nov 1995. He married Marjorie K. Wilson, and they had 4 children.
Paul Edward Grannan 18 Jul 1918 - 25 May 1990. He married
Charlotte Marian Banks (29 Dec 1919 - 21 Jun 1980) on 18 Nov 1938, and
they had 5 children. Paul was injured in the Army Air Corps in WW II and
served in the Civil Service in
Catherine Grannan: 8 Nov
1920 - 1 May 2003
†† Regina graduated from Washington Catholic HS Class of 1938 and married Steve Lech on 28 Nov 1946 in St Simonís Church in Washington, Indiana.†††
Lech was born 21 Dec 1918 in
He was from
††††††††††† He was a Middlebush
Volunteer Fire Department life member. He was also the department's first Santa
and performed his holiday ride for 18 years before passing the suit and
tradition to others. He was a founding parishioner of St. Matthias Church in
††††††††††† After his retirement, Steve and
In addition to
these children, Leo and Mary also had 6 children that did not survive
infancy. With information from Peggy Grannan, I searched
Agnes L. Grannan 1922
Dorothy Grannan 1926
Eileen Grannan 1931
Pictured here is "The Grannan Men". The only identifications made so far are that they are all Grannans, and the second from the left is LEO JAMES GRANNAN.
Or view by family info:
1. Patrick D. Grannan (Individual Family page)
2. John A. Grannan (Individual Family page)
D. George Grannan (Individual Family page)
††††††† 1.†† Blanche Grannan (Individual Family page)
F. Patrick E. Grannan (Individual Family page)
1. Leo J. Grannan (Individual Family page)
2. (Individual Family page)
G. Peter J. Grannan (Individual Family page)
1. Walter Grannan (Individual Family page)
H. Anna Grannan
II. Mary Grannan
III. James Grinnon
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