THOMAS EDWIN FENNA who married ELIZABETH DODD in 1856 had a second son: JOHN FENNA (1861-1923) and the following is an account of what is known of this branch of the FENNA family.
JOHN FENNA (1861-1923) married Jane Colquhoun in 1888. Prior to his marriage in 1881 he was living with his brother Thomas Edward and sister Ellen in the community of Sound Heath, Cheshire. John and Jane had 7 children, of whom 5 died at early ages: Thomas (1889-1890), Elizabeth (1891-1895), Samuel (1893-1901), Lilly (1898-1902) and Alexander (1901-1902). The 2 surviving children were ROBERT FENNA (1903-1987) and MARTHA FENNA (1896-1977). Martha married Joseph Wright in 1922 and they lived in Chester. They had one daughter who after marriage became Jean Wood.
ROBERT FENNA: (1903-1987) Robert married Gladys Lewis in 1925 and they had 6 children whose birth dates were: JOHN LESLIE (1925), JANET MARTHA (1930), DENNIS ROBERT (1933), GLADYS JEAN (1935), DAVID (1944) and PATRICIA (1947). With the exception of John Leslie, I have no information on the families of the above.
JOHN LESLIE FENNA (1925-) married Roseanna Moore in Chester in the year 1948. They had 7 children whose birth dates were: PATRICIA (1947), CHRISTINE SYBIL (1948), ROBERT JAMES (1950), PERCY JOHN (1951), ROSALEAN GLADYS (1953), LESLIE JAMES (1954), and DENNIS THOMAS (1952).
Patricia married Mark Broad and they live in Stockpoprt with 2 children. Christine Sybil married Fergus O'Neill and they live in Chester with 2 children. Robert James is unmarried, living in Chester. Percy John married Pamela Hughes and they live in Chester with 2 children. Rosaleen Gladys married Geoff Wilks and they live in Chester with 2 children. Leslie James married Judith Edwards. Dennis Thomas married Fiona Henderson and they live in Chester with 3 children. (above, personal communication from Fergus O'Neill, 2007)