Clara J. Breen

June 1861–30 September 1953 (Age 92)
Meddybemps, Washington, Maine, United States

The Life of Clara J.

When Clara J. Breen was born in June 1861, in Meddybemps, Washington, Maine, United States, her father, James W Breen, was 34 and her mother, Caroline McLaughlin, was 31. She married Thomas Jefferson Bailey on 8 September 1876, in Topsfield, Washington, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Topsfield, Washington, Maine, United States in 1880 and Crawford, Washington, Maine, United States in 1900. She died on 30 September 1953, in Princeton, Washington, Maine, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Princeton, Washington, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Jefferson Bailey
1853–1940
Clara J. Breen
1861–1953
Marriage: 8 September 1876
Philindia Ann Bailey
1877–1956
Clara E. Bailey
1879–1965
Maybelle Bailey
1880–1970
Willie Trescott Bailey
1882–1950
Charles Lorenzo Bailey
1884–1925
Isaac Titcomb Bailey
1887–1943
Nora B. Bailey
1889–1890
Ora Belle Bailey
1891–1980
Alma Bailey
1893–1893
Elmer Bailey
1893–1893
Thomas Leslie Bailey
1894–1968
Martha Elizabeth Bailey
1897–1986
James Carleton Bailey
1900–
George B Bailey
1904–
Frank Fernal Bailey
1908–1990

Spouse and Children

    Thomas Jefferson Bailey

    Male1853–1940Male

    Female1861–1953Female

MARRIAGE
8 September 1876
Topsfield, Washington, Maine, United States
children

(15)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    John Breen

    Male1848–1923Male

    Mary Elizabeth Breen

    Female1851–1899Female

    Female1853–1932Female

    Joseph Franklin Breen

    Male1858–1922Male

    Female1861–1953Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 2

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

Age 2

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.
1886

Age 25

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Irish: either a shortened form of McBreen or an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Braoin ‘descendant of Braon’, a byname meaning ‘moisture’, ‘drop’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Clara Brien in household of Caroline Brien, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Clara J Bailey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clara J Bailey in household of Thomas J Bailey, "United States Census, 1930"

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