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Notes for John Breese

The Family of Samuel Breese & Betsy Smith

August 18, 1816 - Grover Smith Breese born in New York. Twin of John
August 18, 1816 - John Breese born in New York. Twin of Grover Smith

August 7, 1820 census Elmira, Tioga, New York
Samuel Brees
1 male age 26-44 (Samuel, age 44)
4 males age 0-9 (Seneca, age 9, Grover, age 4, John, age 4 & Richard, age baby)
1 female age 26-44 (Betsy, age 44)
2 females age 10-14 (Lorinda, age 11 and Loretta, age 11)
2 females age 0-9 (Angeline, age 7 & Adaline, age 7)
Where is Hellen Maria, age 17?

1830 census Elmira, Tioga, New York
1 male age 50-59 (Samuel, age 54)
1 male age 15-19 (Seneca, age 19)
3 males age 10-14 (Grover, age 14, John, age 14 & Richard, age 10)
1 male age 5-9 (grandson Lysander, age 6)
1 female age 50-59 (Betsy, age 54)
3 females age 20-29 (Hellen Maria, age 27, Lorinda, age 21 and Loretta, age 21)
2 females age 15-19 (Angeline, age 17 & Adaline, age 17)

1840 census Elmira, Chemung, New York
Samuel Brees
1 male age 60-69 (Samuel, age 64)
3 males age 20-29 (Seneca, age 29, Grover, age 24, John, age 24 & Richard, age 20?)
1 female 60-69 (Betsy, age 64)
1 female 40-49 (???)
3 females 20-29 (Angeline, age 27 & Adaline, age 27 and ??)

abt 1845 - son John married Mary Douty/Doty (?) where? Living in Sugar Grove, Kane, Illinois in 1850

1846 - Betsy Smith Breese died. New York or Illinois? Buried where?

April 02, 1849 - father Samuel Breese died in Kane Co., Illinois.

1850 census Sugar Grove, Kane, Illinois
John Breeze, age 34, Farmer, b. New York
Mary, age 29, b. Massachusetts
Emma G., age 4, b. Illinois
Ann, age 1, b. Illinois

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1859-1860 Aurora, Kane, Illinois City Directory
Breese H.V., farmer, h Columbia n Beach
Breese John, h River cor Second
Brees (sic) John J., blacksmith, h Downer pl cor view
Breese Richard S., h Main n Aurora House
Breese S.C., brickmkr, h Broadway bet Flag and Spring

1860 census Aurora, Kane, Illinois
John Breese, age 43, Carpenter, b. New York
Mary, age 38, wife, b. Massachusetts
Florence L, age 10, b. Illinois
Lorinda Z, age 6, b. Illinois
Allarie, male, age 1, b. Illinois
Madison McConnell, age 16, farm help, b. New York

1870 census Sugar Grove, Kane, Illinois
John Breese, age 53, Farmer, b. New York
Mary, age 49, keeps house, b. Massachusetts
Lorinda, age 16, b. Illinois
Allaire, male, age 10, b. Illinois
Allene, female, age 9, b. Illinois

1880 census Sugar Grove, Kane, Illinois
John Breese, age 63, Farmer, New York/New Jersey/Connecticut
Mary, age 38, wife, keeping house, Massachusetts/Massachusetts/Massachusetts
Lorinda L, age 25, daughter, school teacher, Illinois/New York/Massachusetts
Allaire G, age 21, son, farm laborer, Illinois/New York/Massachusetts
Olive, age 19, daughter, at home, Illinois/New York/Massachusetts

January 3, 1884 - Mary Doty Breese died

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John & Grover Breese's 81st birthday, Aurora, Ill., 1897
Posted by: kay (ID *****5332) Date: July 31, 2007 at 15:13:37
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Batavia (Illinois) Herald, Aug. 26, 1897
The relatives of John and Grover Breese of Aurora held a picnic and family reunion at the farm of the former, west of Aurora. The event was in honor of the 81st birthday of John and Grover. They are the oldest twins in the vicinity and are the last of a large family of brothers and sisters.
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May 15, 1899 - John Breese died. Cause of death was shock following a railroad accident.

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John Breese
Birth: Apr. 18, 1816, England
Death: May 15, 1899
Illinois, USA

Burial: 17 May 1899--Age: 82y 9m 3d--Cause of death: Shock following RR Accident--Marker:Yes

Family links:
Spouse:
Mary Breese (1821 - 1884)*

*Calculated relationship

Burial:
West Aurora Cemetery
Aurora
Kane County
Illinois, USA
Plot: S3 B6 L436

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Record added: Aug 18, 2011
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