James Breading

19 October 1789–16 November 1863 (Age 74)
Luzerne, Luzerne Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of James

When James Breading was born on 19 October 1789, in Luzerne, Luzerne Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Nathaniel Breading, was 38 and his mother, Mary Ann "Polly" Ewing, was 22. He married Elizabeth A. Ewing about 1804, in Pennsylvania, United States. He died on 16 November 1863, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Breading
Elizabeth A. Ewing
Marriage: about 1804

Spouse and Children

about 1804
Pennsylvania, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1791 · Whiskey Rebellion Occurs

Age 2

The Whiskey Rebellion was a protest against taxes on whiskey by farmers and distillers. People were tarred and feathered. They attacked Bower Hill and headed towards Pittsburgh. The militia was sent in to try and stop it. It finally ended with a repeal of the tax.

Age 23

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

North German: probably a patronymic form of a now-lost Germanic personal name, or a topographic name from Low German brēde ‘open field’. Compare Breiting .

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

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  • James Ewing Breading, Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United Stat4e

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