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Notes for Lewis Brees

The Family of Elias Brees & Deborah Bennett

1820 BREES ELIAS Tioga County NY 300 Elmira Federal Population Schedule NY 1820 Federal Census Index NY320143739
1 older male (Elias, age 45)
2 younger males (Bennett, age 14, John, age 11)
2 young males (Lewis, age 6, Solomon, age 1)
1 older female (Deborah, age 31)
2 young females (Phoebe, age 13, Hannah, age 3)

1830 BREES ELIAS Tioga County NY 231 Elmira Federal Population Schedule NY 1830 Federal Census Index NY558208681
2 males under 5 (Darius, age 5, Jacob, age 3)
2 males 5-10 (Daniel, age 8, Solomon, age 10)
1 males 10-15 (Lewis, age 15)
2 males 20-30 (Abram, age 24, John, age 21)
1 male 50-60 (Elias, age 55)
1 female under 5 (Nancy, age 1)
1 female 10-15 (Hannah, age 13)
1 female 30-40 (Deborah, age 40)

Married Elizabeth Meade in 1835. Emigrated to Ohio in 1836

1840 census Royalton, Lucas Co., OH

1850 census Royalton, Fulton Co., OH
Census taken August 1850
Household # 257/258
Lewis Brees, age 37, farmer, $800 real estate, b. NY
Elizabeth, age 33, b. NY
Phoebe, age 14, b. NY
John, age 12, b. MI
Deborah, age 10, b. OH
Anna, age 8, b. OH
Elias, age 6, b. OH
Seneca, age 5, b. OH
Josiah, age 2, b. MI
David, age 4 months, b. OH

1860 census Dover, Fulton Co., OH, page 463
Census taken June 4 1860
Household # 49/50
Lewis Brees, age 45, farmer, $1000 real estate, b. NY
Elizabeth, age 41, b. NY
Deborah, age 18, b. MI
Seneca, age 14, b. OH
Josiah, age 12, b. OH
Charles, age 10 b. OH
Garrett, age 8, b. OH
Mary, age 6, b. MI
John, age 4, b. OH
Edgar, age 8 months, b. OH

1870 Seneca, Lenawee, Michigan page 9
Household #73/71
Lewis Brees, age 56, b. NY, Sawyer
Elizabeth, age 52, b. NY, Keeping house
Josiah, age 23, b. OH
Charles, age 19 b. OH
Garrett, age 18, b. OH
Mary, age 15, b. MI
John, age 13, b. OH
Edgar, age10, b. OH

1880 United States Census Seneca, Lenawee, Michigan Page Number 454B
Lewis BREES Self M Male W 66 NY Proprietor Of Sawmill NJ NY
Elisabeth BREES Wife M Female W 62 NY Keeping House NY NY
Pheba SMITH Dau M Female W 41 NY Keeping House NY NY
Garret BREES Son S Male W 28 MI Works In Sawmill NY NY
Edgar BREES Son S Male W 20 OH Works On Farm NY NY
Mary E. BREES Dau M Female W 26 OH House Keeping NY NY
Lewis P. BREES GSon S Male W 6 MI MI MI
Hattie M. SMITH GDau S Female W 9 MO MO MI
Alice M. BREES GDau S Female W 27 NY House Keeper PA NY
Fred L. BREES GSon S Male W 4 MI OH MI
Anna M. BREES GDau S Female W 2 MI OH MI

13 children, include 2 Johns and 2 Elias's. On grave marker in Chesterfield cemetery (Rose cemetery) SW of Lyons, OH, last name is spelled Brees (no e on end). Marker also states that he was a member of Company D, 10th Ohio Cavalry. He lived about 1 mile south of that cemetery.

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Lewis BREESE (AFN: 8H4J-CS) Pedigree
Sex: M Family
Birth: 28 Apr 1814
Horseheads, Chemung, , Ny
Death: 13 Oct 1889
Seneca Twp., Morenci, Lenawee, Michigan
Ross Cemetery, Chesterfield Twp, Ohio
Father: Elias BREESE (AFN: 8H4J-ZW) Family
Mother: Deborah BENNETT (AFN: 8H4K-02)
Spouse: Elizabeth MEADE (AFN: 8H4J-D0) Family
Marriage: 7 Feb 1835
Spouse: Amarilla Fuller THOMPSON (AFN: 8H4N-8T) Family
Marriage: 10 Nov 1884