Allen Breed

Male14 July 1759–2 April 1842

Brief Life History of Allen

When Allen Breed was born on 14 July 1759, in Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Josiah Breed, was 27 and his mother, Mary Breed, was 26. He married Lucy Taylor in July 1781, in New Ipswich, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in New Ipswich, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States in 1790. He registered for military service in 1775. He died on 2 April 1842, in Spafford, Onondaga, New York, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Allen Breed
1759–1842
Lucy Taylor
1762–1825
Marriage: July 1781
Josiah Breed
1782–1855
Mehitabel Breed
1783–1865
Lucy Breed
1785–1819
Mary Breed
1788–1869
Permeley Breed
1790–
Allen Breed
1792–1827
Rachel Breed
1794–1888
Hannah Breed
1795–1854
Ira Breed
1797–1823
George Washington Breed
1800–
Harriet Breed
1802–1892
Lucretia Breed
1804–1804
Reuben Taylor Breed
1806–1888

Sources (56)

  • Allen Breed, "United States Census, 1790"
  • Allen Breed, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Allen Breed, "United States Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    July 1781New Ipswich, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States
  • Children (13)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1776

    Age 17

    New York is the 11th state.

    1776

    Age 17

    New Hampshire is 9th state.

    1788 · New Hampshire Helps Ratify the US Constitution

    Age 29

    On June 21, 1788, New Hampshire became the ninth and final state needed to ratify the US Constitution and make it the official law of the land

    Name Meaning

    English (Bedfordshire): topographic name for someone who lived ‘(by the) broad place’, typically a cultivated strip of land in an area of common land, from Middle English brede (Old English brǣdu ‘breadth’), or a habitational name from any of various minor places so named, for example Brede in Sussex, named from the same word with the sense ‘broad valley’.

    Dutch: nickname for a well-built man, from breed ‘broad’.

    History: The American bearers of the surname Breed are in many cases descended from Alan Breed, who came to Salem, MA, from England in 1629, and subsequently settled at Saugus, MA.

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

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