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July 8, 2017

Rescue Photo Album 1930s Carillon Quebec page 16

The photos of this tombstone on page 16 of the Flynn family photo album finally gave me the clue I need to find the family buried here. Using a photo editing program I darkened the shadows to read the tombstone inscription a bit more easily.

In memory of Mary Martha Bradley

beloved wife of

Daniel Flynn

died [?] June? 1891?


Mary died April [illegible] 18? days

Augustus Edward died 1891?

Joseph Bradley


A search of 's Drouin Records found the marriage of Mary Martha Bradley and Daniel Flynn in Montreal on 18 May 1886. Daniel was recorded as the widower of Mary Ann McCreary. Mary Martha was listed as the daughter of John Bradley. The witnesses were John Bradley and Michael Flynn.

Further research showed that Daniel Flynn married for a third time to Catherine Myles and had a son Fred shown as age 5 in the 1901 census for Montreal. I believe this young boy Fred is the Fred shown on 51 Robert St on page 11 of the photo album. Fred Flynn married a Theresa and we see Fred and Theresa on that page with a young 5 year old boy named Joe.

Looking for the family of Mary Martha Bradley showed that her parents were John and Ann (1881 census Hochelaga Quebec) and she had a brother Joseph born 2 years before Mary. This is possibly the Joseph Bradley on the tombstone photo above.

If we go back to page 2 of the Flynn family photo album to the tombstone picture, here is what I found for that family stone:

William Flynn was married to Brigid/Brigitte and they were the parents of Agnes Brigitte Flynn whose name is also found on the tombstone. William was the brother of Daniel Flynn married to Mary Martha Bradley.

Interested descendants can contact me if anyone is interested in the photo album.

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