James Joseph Breeden

1758–1807 (Age 49)
Anne Arundel, Maryland, British Colonial America

The Life of James Joseph

When James Joseph Breeden was born in 1758, in Anne Arundel, Maryland, British Colonial America, his father, Enoch Breeden, was 38 and his mother, Elizabeth Johnson, was 28. He married Susanna Stallings on 21 January 1779, in Calvert, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Montgomery, Maryland, United States in 1790 and District 2, Montgomery, Maryland, United States in 1800. He died in 1807, in Calvert, Maryland, United States, at the age of 49.

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James Joseph Breeden
Susanna Stallings
Marriage: 21 January 1779
Mark Breeden
Joseph Breeden
Susannah Breeden
Nancy Breeden
Thomas Breeden
Elizabeth Breeden
Richard Breeden
Richard Poole Breeden

Spouse & Children

21 January 1779
Calvert, Maryland, United States


+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1720–1780Male

  • Elizabeth Johnson




World Events (6)


Age 18

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 18

Maryland is the 7th state.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 28

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

1 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.2 Americanized form of German Breden .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Beeding, "United States Census, 1800"
  • Joseph Beeding, "United States Census, 1790"
  • Joseph Breedin, "Maryland, Marriages, 1666-1970"

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