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A History of the Breese Family

A Pastorale by Kathryn Grace Breese

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Genealogy

JOHN BREES

born Salop County near Shrewsbury, Wales, 1713

died at Basking Ridge, New Jersey, March 4, 1803

married at Basking Ridge, N. J., about 1734, To

DOROTHY RIGGS

born in Scotland or Ulster, Ireland, 1713

died at Basking Ridge, N. J., November 23, 1803

They had:

1. John Brees

born at Basking Ridge, November 8, 1738

died at Horseheads, N. Y., March 24, 1829

married at Basking Ridge, January 30, 1769, To

Hannah L. Glildersleeve

born near Basking Ridge, June 9, 1750

died at Horseheads, N. Y., January 15, 1844

2.

Mary Brees

born at Basking Ridge

died -

Married - To

Benjamin Hinds

born -

died -

3.

Azariah Brees

born at Basking Ridge, 1743

died at Basking Ridge, November 27, 1820

married at Basking Ridge on February 15, 1769, to

Susan Gildersleeve

born near Basking Ridge on November 14, 1743

died at Basking Ridge on November 24, 1815

4.

Esther Brees

born Basking Ridge

died -

married - to

James Hanville

born -

died -

5.

Anna Brees

born at Basking Ridge

died -

married - to

Noah Hammond

of Hardestan, Sussex County, N. J.

born -

died -

6.

Henry Brees

born at Basking Ridge on August 29, 1753

died at Breesport, N. Y. on June 3, 1835

married at Basking Ridge, January 7, 1774, to

Ruth Pierson

born in Somerset County, N. J. on December 9, 1754

died at Breesprot, N. Y. on March 28, 1833

7.

Sarah Brees

born Basking Ridge -

died -

married - to

Jeremiah Hayden

born -

died -

8.

Stephen Brees

born Basking Ridge, 1755

died Basking Ridge, October 23, 1833

married at Basking Ridge about 1780 to

Nancy Bayles

born at Basking Ridge in 1764

died at Basking Ridge on June 1840

9.

Samuel Brees

born at Basking Ridge on April 17, 1758

died in Kingston Township, Pa., July 21, 1837

married in Basking Ridge about 1780, to

Hannah Pierson

born Somerset County, N. J., on February 15, 1760

died Kingston Township, Pa., on April 9, 1817

Children of John Brees and Hannah L. Gildersleeve

1.

Stephen Brees

born Basking Ridge on November 22, 1769

died -

Married -

……………

2.

Deborah Brees

born at Basking Ridge February 18, 1773

died at Basking Ridge on December 28, 1773

3.

Phebe Brees

born at Basking Ridge on February 18, 1773

died at Horseheads, N. Y. -

married at Hoseheads, to

William buchman

born -

died -

4.

Elisa Brees

born Basking Ridge on June 21, 1775

died at Horseheads, N. Y., January 29, 1863

married - to

……………

5.

Samuel Brees

born at Basking Ridge on August 31, 1977

died Horseheads, N. Y., on April 3, 1849

married - to

……………

6.

Lewis Brees

born at Basking Ridge on September 29, 1779

died -

married -

……………

7.

Azariah Brees

born at Basking Ridge on September 15, 1781

died - June 21, 1866

married - to

……………

8.

Silas Brees

born Basking Ridge on May 5, 1784

died -

married - to

……………

9.

Hannah Brees

born Basking Ridge on March 17, 1786

died - October 21, 1873

married - to

……………

10.

Sarah Brees

born at Horseheads, N. Y. on Febuary 18, 1789

died

married

John Jackson

bon -

died -

11

John Brees

born at Horseheads, N. Y., on April 29, 1791

died at Horseheads, N. Y., on May 29, 1882

married

Children of Henry Brees and Ruth Pierson

1.

Mary Brees

born Basking Ridge on October 31, 1774

died - August 7, 1851

married -

……………

2.

Stephen Brees

born Basking Ridge on December 29, 1776

died - Basking Ridge on September 24, 1853

married - to

Harriet ??

born - January 28, 1782

died - Basking Ridge, April 16, 1842

3.

John Pierson Breese

born Basking Ridge on May 3, 1779

died -

married - to

……………

4.

Hannah Pierson Brees

born Basking Ridge on September 30, 1781

died at Basking Ridge on September 5, 1785

5.

Jeremiah Brees

born Basking Ridge on February 25, 1785

died - April 29, 1847

married - to

……………

6.

Hasia Brees

born Basking Ridge on November 24, 1788

died - August 16, 18-

married

……………

7.

Joel Brees

born at Horseheads, N. Y. on May 21, 1791

died at Horseheads, N. Y. on September 14, 1872

married - to

……………

8.

Ruth Brees

born at Horseheads, N. Y. on June 7, 1793

died - December 5, 18-

married - to

……………

9.

Henry Brees, Jr.

born at Horseheads, N. Y. on December 2, 17-

died -

married -

……………

10.

Susan Brees

born at Horseheads, N. Y. on January 12., 1799

died - June16,

married - to

……………

11.

Acly Brees

born at Horseheads, N. Y. on January 12, 1799

died at Horseheads, N. Y. on October 19, 1799

Childern of Samuel Brees and Hannah Pierson

 

 

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