Josephine Breidenbach

1855–20 March 1876 (Age 21)
Sanilac, Michigan, United States

The Life of Josephine

When Josephine Breidenbach was born in 1855, in Sanilac, Michigan, United States, her father, Henry Breidenbach, was 28 and her mother, Jerusha Lackore, was 34. She died on 20 March 1876, in Delaware Township, Sanilac, Michigan, United States, at the age of 21, and was buried in Forestville Cemetery, Forestville, Sanilac, Michigan, United States.

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Henry Breidenbach
Jerusha Lackore
Pembroke Breidenbach
Josephine Breidenbach
Lisette Breidenbach
Henry Breidenbach
Jerusha Breidenbach
Louise Breidenbach

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World Events (6)


Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 8

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 13

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Breitenbach .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Josephine Bridenback in household of Henry Bridenback, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Josephine Breidenbach in household of Henry Breidenbach, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Josiphene Bridenbaugh, "Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897"

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