Bridget Dennery

By Susan Dennery

Mrs. Bridget Dennery, whose maiden name was McMennamin was born in County Tyrone, Ireland, Feb. 2, 1830. She came with her parents to this country in 1851, living first in New York and later in Philadelphia.

She was married in May, 1863 to John Dennery and came as a bride to Vineland residing first on what is now the E. L. Bolles property and later moving to Chestnut Avenue between Spring and Brewster. Since the death of her husband in 1896 she has lived on South Eighth Street.

She was a faithful member of the Sacred Heart Church which she regularly attended during her long life until prevented by illness from doing so. She died Feb. 17, 1918 after an illness extending over fourteen months.

Of her three children only one, Susan, survives her, the other two dying in early childhood.