Eleanor Breton

23 November 1919–2010 (Age 90)
Connecticut, United States

The Life of Eleanor

When Eleanor Breton was born on 23 November 1919, in Connecticut, United States, her father, Jules Joseph Breton, was 35 and her mother, Anna Wilhelmina Pfeffer, was 37. She had at least 3 sons with Edward C Bryant. She lived in Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States for about 15 years and New Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States in 1940. She died in 2010, in Palm Beach, Florida, United States, at the age of 91.

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Edward C Bryant
Eleanor Breton
Robert Jules Bryant

Spouse and Children

    Edward C Bryant









    Robert Jules Bryant


Parents and Siblings



    Gladys Agnes Breton



World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1926 · Sergeant Stubby Dies

Age 7

During WWI there was a dog from Connecticut that made a name for himself, his name was sergeant stubby. He was considered the official mascot of the 102nd infantry. He saved his regiment from suprise mustard attacks, comforted those that had been wounded, and even caught a German soldier and held him there until troops found him. He had his own uniform and everything.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 25

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

French and English: ethnic name for a Breton, from Old French bret (oblique case breton) ( see Brett ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eleanor Bryant in household of Edward Bryant, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Eleanor Breton in household of Jules J Breton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Eleanor Breton in household of Jules Breton, "United States Census, 1920"

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