Thomas Octovas Breeden

1811–1872 (Age 60)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Thomas Octovas

When Thomas Octovas Breeden was born on 22 October 1811, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Thomas Breeden, was 31 and his mother, Martha Everet, was 23. He married Polly Johnson about 1837, in Hawkins, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died in 1872, in De Kalb, Buchanan, Missouri, United States, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Octovas Breeden
Polly Johnson
Marriage: about 1837
Augustus H Breeden
Ann E Breeden
Pleasant Breeden
Mary L Breeden
Analisa Breeden
Jackson Taylor Breeden

Spouse & Children

about 1837
Hawkins, Tennessee, United States


  • Augustus H Breeden


  • Ann E Breeden


  • Pleasant Breeden


  • Mary L Breeden


  • Jackson Taylor Breeden


+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings



+10 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

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

Age 10

Missouri is the 24th state
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 19

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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)

  • Thommas Braden, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Thomas Breeden, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Thomas Breeden in entry for Joe L Breeden, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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