Tennessee Arkansas Breece

4 April 1855–9 July 1944 (Age 89)
Bellefonte, Boone, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Tennessee Arkansas

When Tennessee Arkansas Breece was born on 4 April 1855, in Bellefonte, Boone, Arkansas, United States, her father, William Breece, was 38 and her mother, Tressie Harris, was 34. She married Thomas Snowden Koen on 2 April 1877, in Bellefonte, Boone, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Carroll, Arkansas, United States in 1860 and Washington Township, Boone, Arkansas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 9 July 1944, in Bellefonte, Boone, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Bellefonte Cemetery, Bellefonte, Boone, Arkansas, United States.

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Thomas Snowden Koen
Tennessee Arkansas Breece
Marriage: 2 April 1877
Henry Ridgeway Koen
Augusta Versha Koen
Edith Cettle Koen
Ross Milton Koen
Virginia P. Koen
Hillman Starkey Koen

Spouse and Children

2 April 1877
Bellefonte, Boone, Arkansas, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 14

Historical Boundaries - 1869: Boone, Arkansas, United States
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 26

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of English or German Breese or Welsh Preece .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Tennessee Bruce in household of Wm Bruce, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Tennessee A Bruce in household of William Bruce, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Tennessee Koen in household of Thomas L Koen, "United States Census, 1900"

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