Andrew Breeden

Brief Life History of Andrew

When Andrew Breeden was born in 1822, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Elijah Breeden, was 35 and his mother, Martha Combs, was 32. He died on 22 December 1860, in Gallatin, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 38.

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Elijah Breeden
Martha Combs
Mary Polly Breeden
Frances Breeden
Elizabeth F Breeden
Elisha Breeden
Elizabeth Breeden
Andrew Breeden
Nancy A Breeden
LaVina Viola Breeam Breeden
John Berryman Breeden
Elijah Allen Breeding

Sources (2)

  • Andrew Breeden in household of Martha Breeden, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Andrew Breeden in household of Elisha Breeden, "United States Census, 1860"

World Events (5)

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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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