Mary Brees

1817–1879 (Age 62)
Basking Ridge, Somerset, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Brees was born in 1817, in Basking Ridge, Somerset, New Jersey, United States, her father, Silas Gildersleeve Breese, was 34 and her mother, Mary Bennett, was 33. She died in 1879, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

Silas Gildersleeve Breese
1783–1855
Mary Bennett
1784–1850
Minard Brees
1808–1843
William Brees
1812–
Nancy Brees
1814–
Ira Brees
1816–
Nancy Breese
1816–
Zopher G Brees
1810–1869
Lewis Breese
1812–
William Rockwell Breese
1814–1898
Mary Brees
1817–1879
Ira L. Breese
1819–1903
Ulyses Breese
1822–1909
Achilles Breese
1824–1893
Mary Matilda Breese
1827–

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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 2

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820

Age 3

On January 28, 1820, the New Jersey Legislature incorporated the City of Jersey from parts of the Bergen Township. The city would be reincorporated two more times (January 23, 1829 and February 22, 1838) before receiving its official name. Jersey City became part of the new Hudson County in February of 1840.
1835

Age 18

A strike involving more than 2,000 workers from 20 textile mills in Paterson, New Jersey. Many of those involved were children, Irish, or both. The primary goal of the strike was to reduce the daily working hours from 13.5 to 11. Employers refused to negotiate, but the strike ended with a declaration that the workdays would now be 12 hours during the week and 9 hours on Saturdays. Paterson employers also blacklisted many of the strike leaders and their families.

Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name from any of the various places in France named Buré, for example in Orne and Meurthe-et-Moselle, or from a Dutch form of the personal name Brictius.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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