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Notes for Fred M. Brees

The Family of Squire Whitaker Brees & Ellen M. Rutan

1885 state census Orange, Douglas Co., Minnesota
#17
Betsy Jane Shear, age 12, b. WI, mother of foreign birth
Squire W. Brees, age 50, b. NY
Ellen, age 42, b. NY
Inman, age 17, b. NY
Mary, age 15, b. OH
Kitty, age 11, b. MI
Luther W., age 13, b. OH
Fred, age 3, b. MN

1895 state census Grey Eagle, Todd Co., Minnesota
#103
Clark Dicks, age 21, b. WI, in state 14 yrs, 3 months; in district 14 yrs, 3 months, Farmer
Kittie Dicks, age 21, b. MI
#104
Square Breece, age 60, b. NY, in state 20 yrs, 9 months; in district 7 yrs, 3 months, Farmer
Ellen Breece, age 52, b. NY
Sylvester Breece, age 31, b. OH, in state 20 yrs, 9 months; in district 7 yrs, 3 months, Laborer
Inman Breece, age 27, b. OH, in state 20 yrs, 9 months; in district 7 yrs, 3 months, Laborer
Luther Breece, age 23, b. OH, in state 20 yrs, 9 months; in district 7 yrs, 3 months, Laborer
Fred Breece, age 13, b. MN
Edward Watts, age 28, b. IA, in state 7 yrs, 3 months; in district 3 yrs, 2 months, Farmer
Mary Watts, age 25, b. OH
Merton Watts, age 1, b. MN
Floyd Watts, age 1/12, b. MN
Betty Shear, age 22, b. WI

1900 census Birchdale Twp., Todd Co., MN
Household #14
Squire W. Brees, head, March 1835, age 65, md 39 yrs, NY/NY/NY, Farmer
Ellen B, wife, March 1843, age 57, md 39 yrs, 7 births, 7 surviving, NY/NJ/NJ
Luther S., son, Nov 1871, age 28, OH/NY/NY, Farm labor
Fred, son, April 1882, age 18, MN/NY/NY, Farm labor

1905 state census Birchdale, Todd Co., Minnesota June 21, 1905
PO Grey Eagle
Starting line 13
Squire W. Brees, age 70, NY/NY/NY, Farming, in state 31 yrs 6 months; in district 8 yrs, 6 months
Elenor M, age 62, NY/NY/NY, Laborer, in state 31 yrs 6 months; in district 8 yrs, 6 months
Luther D, age 33, OH/NY/NY, Farmer, in state 31 yrs 6 months; in district 8 yrs, 6 months
Fred, age 23, MN/NY/NY, Laborer, in state 23 yrs 1 months; in district 8 yrs, 6 months
Starting line 25
Solomon E. Brees, age 66, NY/NY/NY, Farming, in state 29 yrs, 5 months, in district 3 yrs, 5 months
Sarah J., age 64, NY/NY/NY, Laborer, in state 29 yrs, 5 months, in district 3 yrs, 5 months
Clyde E., age 19, MN/NY/NY, Laborer, in state 19 yrs, 5 months, in district 3 yrs, 5 months
Percy E., age 16, MN/NY/NY, in state 16 yrs, 7 months, in district 3 yrs, 5 months

1910 census Birchdale Twp., Todd Co., MN page 30, sheet 6A
Household #100
Ellen M. Brees, head, age 67, widowed, 7 births, 7 surviving, NY/NJ/NY, Farmer
Luther S., son, age 29, OH/NY/NY, Farmer
Fred, son, age 28, MN/NY/NY, Farm labor

1920 census Birchdale Twp., Todd Co., MN sheet 4A
Household #63
Solmon E. Breese, head, age 80, farmer, NY\NY\NY
Sarah J., wife, age 77, NY\NY\NY
Arthur, son, age 52, farm laborer, MN\NY\NY
Rufus W., son, age 43, cook at Hotel, MN\NY\NY
Claude, son, age 37, house carpenter, MN\NY\NY
#70
Fred M. Brees, head, age 37, MN/NY/NY, farmer
Elizabeth, wife, age 25, MN/Canada-Eng/WV
Cora Little, sister-in-law, age 15, MN/Canada-Eng/WV
James Little, brother-in-law, age 13, MN/Canada-Eng/WV

1930 census Birchdale Twp., Todd Co., MN
#39/40
Fred M. Brees, head, age 47, age at first marriage - 32, MN/NY/NJ, farmer
Elizabeth, wife, age 35, age at first marriage - 20, MN/Canada-Eng/WV
Crystal E., daughter, age 6, MN/MN/MN
Lila M., daughter, age 2 & 11 months, MN/MN/MN
Katherine Watson, mother-in-law, age 61, married, age at first marriage - 24, WV/WV/WV
Zino Hartmen, ?, age 15, MN/Finland/US, laborer
#40/41
Sylvester Brees, head 65, single, OH/NY/NJ, laborer

Fred died on January 10, 1951 in Todd Co., MN

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Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002
about Fred M Brees
Name: Fred M Brees
Death Date: 10 Jan 1951
Death County: Todd
State file number: 016324
Certificate Number: 016324
Certificate Year: 1951
Record Number: 1144226

Buried Lakeview cemetery, MN

----- Original Message -----
From: "Adam Johnson"
To: "Kari Northup" <karinorthup@comcast.net>
Sent: Sunday, February 29, 2004 1:57 PM
Subject: RE: Marriage date Fred Brees

> The marriage date is May 15, 1914 for fred and "lizzy".

On the photograph, here is the left to right I have from my Grandma.
>
> Left to Right: Philena "AKA Lennie or Linnie" Breese-Allen, Inman Brees, Mary Brees-Watts, Luther Daniel Brees, Kitty Alice Brees-Dix, Fredrick Melvin Brees.
>
> I spoke with my grandma, and she wasn't sure where Sylvester "vet" was. So I don't know where he was?
>
> Thanks Kari!
>
> Adam