Alice Breeden

Brief Life History of Alice

When Alice Breeden was born on 16 March 1856, in Indiana, United States, her father, Joseph W L Breeden, was 24 and her mother, Sarah Ann Dailey, was 20. She married Edwin Reiman on 21 May 1873, in Jackson, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Oregon Township, Clark, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Levan Township, Jackson, Illinois, United States for about 40 years. She died on 1 March 1927, in Jackson, Illinois, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Jackson, Illinois, United States.

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Edwin Reiman
Alice Breeden
Marriage: 21 May 1873
Nora Florence Reiman
George Leonard Reiman
Frank Lorenzo Reiman
John William Reiman
Lillie Grace Reiman
Silvia Edna Reiman
Irl Edward Reiman
Julius Lee Reiman
Joseph Arden Reiman

Sources (15)

  • Alice Breeden, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Alice Frances Reiman, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • Alice Breedan, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

World Events (8)

1858 · A House Divided

Abraham Lincoln's goal was to be different than the previous Senators of Illinois and voice his opinion in how he saw the State and the United States start to drift apart in the different ideology on what was right and what was wrong. Even though it would become an unsuccessful campaign strategy to win the senate seat, to this day it is one of the most famous speeches of US politics.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Bredon in Worcestershire or from Breedon on the Hill in Leicestershire, both of which are named from an unattested Celtic word brez ‘hill’ + the tautologous addition of Old English dūn ‘hill’.

English: variant of Braden 2 or 3.

Americanized form of German Breden .

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

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