Patrick McKenna was born in Ireland circa 1834. Pat McKenna was a local politician and
Birth Circa 1834 Ireland
1872 McKenna, Patrick, liquors, 269 Hamilton ave h. N.Y.
1874: Pat Shields and Pat McKenna were boarders at 279 Van Brunt in November 1874 when a wedding took place at that address -
most of the guests being from
Connaught in the West of Ireland.
The two Pats were friends but got into a confrontation over Cork versus Connaught which resulted in Pat from Cork
pulling out a pistol and firing several
shots in the air shouting some political slogans.
269 Van Brunt,
Brooklyn, New York, City Directory, 1876
1877 McKenna, Patrick, liquors, Tremont c Van Brunt h 279 Van Brunt.
267 Van Brunt
Brooklyn, New York
Brooklyn, New York, City Directory, 1878
In 1878 Patrick McKenna was keeping a liquor shop at 267 Van Brunt when his dog bit a patron who was teasing it with a
In October 1878 Patrick McKenna at Van Brunt corner of Tremont
was found in violation of the
Sunday Excise Law.
1878 delegates to the Second Congressional convention Twelfth Ward Patrick McKenna,
1878 267 Van Brunt was a polling place.
1878, May, UNAUTHORIZED USE OF MR. MCKENNA'S NAME
To the Editor of the Brooklyn Eagle
October 29, 1878, Patrick McKenna, Van Brunt corner of Tremont found in violation of
the Excise law.
In your issue of May 9, among the names of those elected to the new Democratic General
Committee appears the name of P. McKenna, Twelfth Ward. I desire to say that the use of my name in such
connection was entirely without my consent. I having been outside the city for some time previous to the primary, at which it is
alleged I was elected to such position. I am a member of the Regular Committee of this county, and desire to remain such
till the expiration of my term, which will occur about two years from date.
Patrick McKenna, No 267 Van Brunt street.
1879 - The Democratic Convention of the Fifth Assembly
District including the 12th Ward
met in October 1878 at 267 Van Brunt
292 Van Brunt,
Brooklyn, New York
Brooklyn, New York, City Directory, 1879
1879 and 1880: Twelfth Ward Patrick McKenna NATURALIZATION COMMITTEE
1880 Census: 269 Van Brunt Patrick Mckenna 46, liquor dealer, born Ireland,
Mary A. Mckenna 38, wife,
4 families in building.
267 Van Brunt,
Brooklyn, New York, City Directory, 1881, 1882
1886: July 1, FIGHT AMONG LIQUOR DEALERS:
Francis Casey, of 85 and 87 Hamilton ave, his brother,
Casey, of 150 Myrtle ave, Patrick McKenna of 292 Columbia, and Bernard
Scanlon, of Henry and Nelson streets, all saloon keepers at the above addresses, engaged in a game of cards
in McKenna's saloon last evening.
A dispute over the game led to a fight in which
Scalon alleges he was knocked down, kicked
and badly pounded by his three companions. The three men were arrested.
1887 McKenna, Patrick, liquors, home 292 Columbia
1888 McKenna, Patrick, liquors, home 105 Summit.
1889 Liquor Dealors Ball, member of the floor committee,
Patrick McKenna. Bernard "Scanlon" and J Casey were also members of this committee.
1870 Census: Ward 12, Rosanna Mckenna 48, $2,000, born Ireland,
James Mckenna 25, bookkeeper, born Ireland,
Francis Mckenna 21, machinist, born Mass.
Catherine Mckenna 16, born NY,
1887 Death: McKenna 279 Van Brunt, Francis J. McKenna, age 39 - funeral Visitation burila Holy Cross
1892: Rossana McKenna age 72, Ireland, Ward 12.
1894: Death: McKenna, Rosanna widow of the late James at 279 Van Brunt street -
funeral Visitation burial Holy Cross