James R Breeze

about 1838–
Washington, Illinois, United States

The Life of James R

When James R Breeze was born about 1838, in Washington, Illinois, United States, his father, Robert Breeze, was 58 and his mother, Margaret Jane Copple, was 47. He lived in Washington, Tazewell, Illinois, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

Robert Breeze
1780–1862
Margaret Jane Copple
1791–1875
Richard Breeze
1811–1888
Elizabeth Breeze
1814–1850
James R Breeze
1838–
Jacob C. Breeze
1812–1883
John A Breeze
1816–1848
Owen Breeze
1817–1886
Hannah Breeze
1818–1843
Breeze
1821–1821
Robert E. Breeze
1821–1897
Henry C. Breeze
1823–1892
James Breeze
1825–
Johnathan Breeze
1827–1913
Margaret Jane Breeze
1829–1858
James Breeze
1830–1848
Catherine Breeze
1831–1910
Mary A Breeze
1834–1903
Nancy Breeze
1836–1862

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World Events (8)

1839 · From Swamp to Beautiful Place

Age 1

By 1829 Venus, Illinois had grown sufficiently and in 1832 was one of the contenders for the new county seat. However, the honor was awarded to a nearby city, Carthage. In 1834 the name Venus was changed to Commerce because the settlers felt that the new name better suited their plans. But during late 1839, arriving members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints bought the small town of Commerce and in April 1840 it was renamed Nauvoo by Joseph Smith Jr., who led the Latter-Day Saints to Nauvoo to escape persecution in Missouri. The name Nauvoo is derived from the traditional Hebrew language. It is notable that by 1844 Nauvoo's population had swollen to around 12,000 residents, rivaling the size of Chicago at the time. After the Latter-Day Saints left the population settled down toward 2,000 people.
1846

Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 32

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

1 Variant spelling of Breese .2 Anglicized spelling of the Welsh patronymic ap Rhys ‘son of Rhys’ ( see Reese ).

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

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Sources (1)

  • James R Bruse in household of Robert Bruse, "United States Census, 1850"

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