Morris Y. Brendlinger
Agnes Roberta Heilig
William Ayers Beecher
Emma Laura Whitman
Leo H. Brendlinger
Edna Whitman Beecher
Mary Jane Brendlinger


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1. Paul Martin O'Leary

2. Francis H. Adams

Mary Jane Brendlinger 1 2

  • Born: 6 Jun 1922, Pottstown, Montgomery, PA 2
  • Marriage (1): Paul Martin O'Leary
  • Marriage (2): Francis H. Adams
  • Died: 26 Dec 2013, Reading, Berks, PA at age 91 2
  • Buried: Sinking Spring, Berks, PA

   FamilySearch ID: GJWT-FGY.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1930 in Mount Carmel, Northumberland, PA. 3 The 1930 census recorded at 20 Fifth Street: Leon H. Brendlinger, manager of iron works, 40, living with wife Edna W., 40; son James, 17; and daughter Mary Jane, 7. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

2. Census in 1940 in Reading, Berks, PA. 4 The 1940 census recorded renting at 143 Walnut Street in Reading: Leo Brendlinger, office clerk for cigar factory, 40, with wife Edna, 40; daughter Mary J., 17. They were born in Pennsylvania and lived in the same place in 1935.

3. Census in 1950 in Reading, Berks, PA. 5 The 1950 census recorded at 303 High Street in Reading (Lower Alsace Township): Leo Brendlinger, 60, office clerk in cigar factory, living with wife Eda [sic, should be Edna], 60; and son-in-law Paul M. O'Leary, 43; daughter Mary J. [nee Brendlinger], 28; grandson Paul L., 7; and granddaughter Kerry A., 2 weeks old on 4/26/1950 when the census record was recorded. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

4. Residence: on 18 Mar 1977 in Reading, Berks, PA. 1

5. Obituary: Reading Eagle: obituary of Mary J. Adams on 31 Dec 2013 in Reading, Berks, PA. 2 Mary J. Adams, 91, of Laureldale, passed away Thursday, December 26th, at Reading Hospital and Medical Center.
Mary was born in Reading, on June 6, 1922, a daughter of the late Edna (Beecher) and Leo Brendlinger.
She was the widow of Francis H. Adams. He died 11/15/2007.
Mary is survived by a daughter, Kerry H. Mohn, of Reading; a son, Paul O'Leary, of Wyomissing; 5 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great-grandchildren.
Sanders Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc.,1501 N. 11th St., Reading, is in charge of arrangements.

Mary married Paul Martin O'Leary, son of John Olearsky and Susan Shuder. (Paul Martin O'Leary was born on 11 Jun 1906 in Phoenixville, Chester, PA 5 and died on 18 Jun 1966 in Reading, Berks, PA 6.)

Mary next married Francis H. Adams. (Francis H. Adams was born in 1922, died on 15 Nov 2007 in Reading, Berks, PA 2 and was buried in Sinking Spring, Berks, PA.)


1 The Mercury (Pottstown, PA), 19 Mar 1977, page 2. Obituary of Leo Brendlinger.

2 Reading Eagle (Reading, PA) (Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania.), 31 Dec 2013, obituary of Mary J. Adams.

3 1930 United States Census, Leon H Brendlinger, Mount Carmel, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 41, sheet 4A, line 4, family 71.

4 1940 United States Census, Leo Brendlinger, Reading, PA.

5 "1950 United States Census," Leo Brendlinger, Lower Alsace Twp, Berks, PA. 303 High Street in Reading.

6 Intelligencer Journal (Lancaster, PA), 20 Jun 1966, page 2. Obituary of Paul M. O'Leary.

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