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John Breed

Male 1700 - 1781  (80 years)


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  • Name John Breed  [1, 2
    Born 26 Jan 1700  Stonington, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Baptised 31 Mar 1700  [5
    Died 24 Jan 1781  Stonington, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Stonington, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I6063  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TNH
    Last Modified 11 Nov 2016 

    Father John Breed,   b. 18 Jan 1663, Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1751  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Mercy Palmer,   b. 1668, Stonington, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1752, Stonington, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 11 Apr 1689  First Congregational Church, Stonington, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F5627  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Prentice,   b. 12 Apr 1706, Stonington, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1799, Stonington, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 14 Aug 1725  Stonington, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 6
    Children 
    +1. Mercy Breed,   b. 3 Aug 1727, Stonington, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1811  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F739  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "In 1736, John Breed, Junior, was made Captain of the 3rd Military Company at Stonington. He was also a Deacon of the church. [...] Capt. John Breed served as Representative from Stonington in 1735, 1741, and 1746. He was a Selectman in 1736, 1740, and 1764." [Marcia Wiswall Lindberg, citation details below.]

  • Sources 
    1. [S972] Genealogy of the Descendants of William Chesebrough of Boston, Rehoboth, Mass. by Anna Chesebrough Wildey. New York: T. A. Wright, 1903.

    2. [S1359] The Sisson Newsletter by Joan and Dave Sisson, 1986-2001. Not seen by us, but as quoted on various other sites.

    3. [S1361] Marcia Wiswall Lindberg, "The Breed Family." The Essex Genealogist 11:196, 1991; 12:30, 12:100, 12:211, 1992.

    4. [S656] A Modern History of New London County, Connecticut, ed. Benjamin Tinkham Marshall. Volume III. New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1922., date only.

    5. [S1380] Walter Palmer of Charlestown and Rehoboth, Massachusetts and Stonington, Connecticut: A 400-year (1585-1985) Family History by Doris Palmer Buys. Orem, Utah: Historical Publications, 1986.

    6. [S1380] Walter Palmer of Charlestown and Rehoboth, Massachusetts and Stonington, Connecticut: A 400-year (1585-1985) Family History by Doris Palmer Buys. Orem, Utah: Historical Publications, 1986., date only.