Joseph Breeden

1776–1840 (Age 64)
Maryland, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Breeden was born in 1776, in Maryland, United States, his father, James Joseph Breeden, was 18 and his mother, Susanna Stallings, was 18. He married Frances Copeland on 4 April 1812, in Jefferson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Cumberland, Allegany, Maryland, United States in 1840. He died after 1840, at the age of 65.

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Joseph Breeden
Frances Copeland
Marriage: 4 April 1812
Sterling Breeden
Harvey Breeden
Thomas Breeden
William Harvey Breeden

Spouse & Children

4 April 1812
Jefferson, Tennessee, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 0

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 0

Maryland is the 7th state.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 18

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

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)

  • Joseph Breding, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Joseph Breeden, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Joseph Breeden, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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