Thomas Breeden

Brief Life History of Thomas

When Thomas Breeden was born on 2 February 1780, in Maryland, United States, his father, Joseph Breeden, was 29 and his mother, Susanna Stallings, was 25. He married Martha Everet on 10 February 1802, in Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 6 daughters. In 1850, at the age of 70, his occupation is listed as carpenter in Hawkins, Tennessee, United States.

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Thomas Breeden
Martha Everet
Marriage: 10 February 1802
Charles Breeden
Jane Elizar Breeden
Susan Ann Breeden
Everet Breeden
Thomas Octovas Breeden
Harriet Breeden
Joseph Hamilton Breeden
James Wilkerson Breeden
Martha Elvira Breeden
William Augustus Breeden
Mary Delita Breeden
John Alexander Breeden
Lloyd Fayette Breeden
Sterling D Breeden
Emily Melissa Breeden

Sources (6)

  • Thomas Breeden, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Tennessee, Grainger - Deed of Thomas Breeden to James Seamons, 1809
  • Tennessee, Grainger - Bill of Sale: Thomas Breeden to John F Jack, re: negro Ratcliff

World Events (8)


In 1781, Maryland donated land to be used for part of Washington, D. C.

1781 · The First Constitution

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.


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

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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