Caroline Bresee

22 July 1792–11 February 1844 (Age 51)
Great Barrington, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Caroline

When Caroline Bresee was born on 22 July 1792, in Great Barrington, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Nicholas Bresee, was 29 and her mother, Charity Hopkins, was 35. She had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Ira Janes. She lived in Sutton, Brome, Quebec, Canada in 1861. She died on 11 February 1844, at the age of 51, and was buried in Abercorn, Brome-Missisquoi, Quebec, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Ira Janes
Caroline Bresee
Oliver Skinner Janes
Precinda Janes
Caroline Maria Janes
William S. Janes

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World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
Age 2
The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
Age 8
While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
Age 16
Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Brizee: altered form of French Brisé, which is probably from an old vernacular form of the personal name Brictius (see Brice ) and, in part, a habitational name from Brisé, a place in Loire-Atlantique. Compare Brazie and Brazee .

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

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Sources (7)

  • Caroline Janes, "Quebec Census, 1861"
  • Caroline Jones, "Canada Census, 1851"
  • Caroline Janes in entry for Oliver S Janes, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"

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