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Notes for Richard S. Breese

The Family of Samuel Breese & Betsy Smith

abt 1820 - Richard S. Breese born in Horseheads, Chemung, New York

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 ??)

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

March 14, 1848 - son Richard married Iwanona Josephine Groves in Kane Co., Illinois.
BREESE, RICHARD S GRAVES, IWANOWA 03/14/1848 / 919 KANE

1850 census Aurora, Kane Co., Illinois
Richard S. Breeze, age 30, Laborer, b. Germany
Iwoanna Breeze, age 20, b. New York

http://www.genealogytrails.com/ill/kane/1859dir.html
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 Co., Illinois
Richard S. Breese, age 38, Farmer, b. New York
Josephine Breese, age 28, b. New York
Ella B. Breese, age 9, b. Illinois

September 28, 1861 - Richard enlisted in the Union Army, Civil War
U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865 about Richard S Breese
Name: Richard S Breese
Residence: Illinois
Enlistment Date: 28 Sep 1861
Rank at enlistment: Private
State Served: Illinois
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Enlisted in Company H, Illinois 52nd Infantry Regiment on 19 Nov 1861.Mustered out on 16 Jan 1862.
Death Date: 12 Sep 1892
Sources: Illinois: Roster of Officers and Enlisted MenGAR Dept of Illinois: Death Rolls

1870 census Aurora, Kane Co., Illinois
R. S. Breese, age 49, Tree Dealer, b. New York
Iwanona Breese, age 39, Housekeeper, b. New York
Ella Breese, age 19, b. Illinois

1880 census Aurora, Kane Co., Illinois
John Zimmer, age 30, mail agent, New York/Baden/Baden
Ella Zimmer, age 28, wife, keeping house, Illinois/New York/New York
Louie, age 4, son, Illinois/New York/Illinois
Richard Breese, age 59, father. Com. Traveler, New York/New Jersey/Connecticut
Iwanona Breese, age 49, mother, keeping house, New York/New York/New York

September 12, 1892 - Richard S. Breese died in Aurora, Kane Co., Illinois

1900 census Aurora Ward 1, District 0062, Kane Co., Illinois
John Zimmer, head, October 1849, age 50, md 29 yrs, New York/Germany/Germany, R.R. mail clerk
Ella I., Zimmer, wife, July 1851, age 48, md. 29 yrs, 1 birth, 1 surviving child, Illinois/New York/New York
Iwona Breese, mother-in-law, July 1831, age 68, widowed, 1 birth, 1 surviving child, New York/New York/New York

1904 City Directory, Aurora, Kane, Illinois
Breese, Iwinona J., wid Richard S, r. 197 Spruce

August 8, 1908 - wife Iwanona J. Graves Breese died

Richard & Iwanona are both buried in West Aurora Cemetery, Aurora, Kane, Illinois. They share a monument with John & Ella (Breese) Zimmer.

Comments (1)
Richard S. Breese
ElaineLindoo76added this on 5 Jan 2012

He and his family are buried at West Aurora Cemetery Kane Co, Aurora, Ill. He died 12 Sept 1892 in Aurora, Kane, Il. Age: 71y-Cause of death: Dystentery--Obit: CW Private 52 Illinois Infantry Company H.