Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Tombstone Tuesday - J. Howard Breed and M. Phebe Jones Breed

Photograph taken by Angela Rodesky, Forest Cemetery, Middletown, Delaware

M. PHEBE JONES
BREED
1860-1926
J. HOWARD BREED
1849-1936


[1]1880 United States Federal Census from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. W.P. Breed head of household, married, white, male, was born abt. 1817 in New York, both parents born in New York. His occupation is listed as Clergyman he was 63 years of age. Rebecca S. Breed, spouse to head of household, married, white, female, was born abt. 1821 in Pennsylvania, both parents born in Pennsylvania. No occupation listed she was 59 years of age.  John H. Breed, son to head of household, single, white, male, was born abt. 1849 in Ohio, father born in New York and mother born in Pennsylvania. His occupation is listed as manufacturer; he was 31 years of age. Ella R. Breed, daughter to head of household, single, white, female, was born abt. 1854 in Ohio, father born in New York and mother born in Pennsylvania. No occupation is listed; she was 26 years of age. Wm. P. Breed, son to head of household, single, white, male, was born abt. 1858 in Pennsylvania, father born in New York and mother in Pennsylvania. Occupation listed as student, he was 22 years of age. Lizzie C. Breed, daughter to head of household, married, white, female, was born abt. 1853 in New York, father born in New York and mother in Pennsylvania. No occupation is listed; she was 27 years of age. The census also shows Cecelia Peterson, servant to head of household, single, white, female, was born abt. 1859 in Sweden, both parents born in Sweden. Her occupation is servant; she was 21 years of age. Bella Clark, servant to head of household, single, white, female, was born abt. 1860 in New Jersey, both parents born in New Jersey. Her occupation is servant; she was 20 years of age. Mary Rose, servant to head of household, single, white, female, was born abt. 1862 in Ohio, both parents born in Ohio. Her occupation is servant; she was 18 years of age. Mary Biney, servant to head of household, married, white, female, was born abt. 1840 in Ireland, both parents born in Ireland. Her occupation is servant; she was 40 years of age. Rachel Scott, cook to the head of household, single, white, female, was born abt. 1842 in New York, both parents born in Maine. Her occupation is cook; she was 38 years of age.


[2]1880 United States Federal Census from the state of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County. Thomas J. Jones, head of household, married, white, male, was born abt. 1834 in Delaware, both of his parents were born in Delaware. His occupation is listed as brass founder; he was 46 years of age. Emma T. Jones, wife to head of household, married, white, female, was born abt. 1841 in Delaware, father’s birthplace was Delaware and mother’s birthplace was Pennsylvania. Occupation listed as keeping house, she was 39 years of age. M. Phoebe Jones, daughter to head of household, single, white, female, was born abt. 1861 in Delaware, both parents born in Delaware. Occupation listed at home, she was 19 years of age. Lidie M. Jones, daughter to head of household, single, white, female was born abt. 1865 in Pennsylvania, both parents born in Delaware. Occupation listed at school, 15 years of age. Fredrick T. Jones, son to head of house hold, single, white, male, was born abt. 1864 in Pennsylvania,both parents born in Delaware. Occupation listed at school, he was 16 years of age.  Hottie B. Jones, daughter to head of household, single, white, female, was born abt. 1873 in Pennsylvania, both parents born in Delaware. No occupation listed, 7 years of age. Albert H. Jones, son to head of household, single, white, male, was born abt. 1879 in Pennsylvania. No occupation listed, 1 year of age. Mary McAndre, servant to head of household, single, white, female, was born abt. 1860 in Pennsylvania, father was born in Ireland and mother born in England. Occupation listed as servant, she was 20 years of age. 

[3]M. Phebe Jones married J. Howard Breed in Philadelphia Pennsylvania, the year of marriage is 1902, marriage license number 145585.


[4]1910 Untied States Federal Census from state of Pennsylvania, Montgomery County in the township of Whitpain, address listed as 281 State Road North from Central Square, shows J Howard Breed, head of household, married, white, male, was born abt. 1850 in Ohio, his father was born in New York and mother Pennsylvania. It also shows his occupation was listed as Supt with Toust Company, owns his home, he was 60 years of age and in his current marriage for 8 years.  Phebe J. Breed, wife, married, white, female, was born abt. 1861 in Pennsylvania; her father was born in Pennsylvania and mother Maryland. It shows no occupation, she was 49 years of age and in her current marriage for 8 years. No children born or living noted. Dr. Dr Breed, sister to head of household, single, white, female, was born about 1854 in Ohio, her father was born in New York and mother Pennsylvania. It shows her occupation was listed as physician, she was 56 years of age.


[5]1920 United States Federal Census from state of Pennsylvania, Montgomery County in the township of Whitpain, address listed as De Kalb St Pike, shows John Howard Breed, head of household, married, white, male, was born abt. 1850 in Ohio, his father was born in New York and mother in Pennsylvania. It also shows his occupation was listed as Superintendent with Waits in Bank, owns his home, he is 70 years of age and able to read and write. Martha Phebe Breed, wife, married, white, female, was born abt. 1861 in Delaware, her father was born in Delaware and her mother, Emma Thomas Jones was born in Delaware. It shows no occupation, she was 59 years of age and able to read and write.  Emma Thomas Jones, mother-in-law to head of household, widowed, white, female, was born abt. 1841 in Delaware, her fathers was born in Pennsylvania and mother in Delaware. It shows no occupation, she was 79 years of age and able to read and write.


[6]1930 United States Federal Census from the state of Pennsylvania, Montgomery County in the township of Norristown, address listed Swede and Powell Streets in Abington Friends Home, shows Howard Breed, lodger, widowed, white, male, was born abt. 1850 in Ohio, his father was born in New York and mother New York. It shows no occupation, he was 80 years of age.
*There is a Rebecca A. Breed also listed as a lodger directly under Howard, this could be a relation to him as her birth place, the birth place of both parents are the same as Howard.


[7]Certificate of Death in Montgomery County state of Pennsylvania.  J. Howard Breed date of birth May 27, 1849 in Pennsylvania, retired with no occupation, parents were Wm. F. Breed with New York place of birth, Rebecca Murray with Pennsylvania place of birth. Male, white, widowed, was the husband of M. Phoebe Breed. Date of death November 13, 1936, residence was Friends home; he was 87 years of age.  Burial is listed at Middletown, Delaware in Forrest Cemetery, date of burial November 16, 1936. The informant listed on the death certificate is Miss Anna Breed, Friends Home.




[1] 1880 United States Federal Census Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com; accessed 10 February 2016) Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc. 2010. Original data; Roll: 1186; Family History Film: 1255186; Page 190A; Enumeration District: 580; Image: 0378
[2] 1880 United States Federal Census Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com; accessed 10 February 2016) Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc. 2010. Original data: Roll: 1171, Family History Film: 1255171; Page: 478A; Enumeration District: 150; Image: 0425  
[3] Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Marriage Index, 1885-1951 Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 10 February 2016) Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011. 
[4] 1910 United States Federal Census Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.comaccessed 10 February 2016) Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc. 2006. Original data; Roll T624_1380; Page: 13B; Enumeration District: 0164; FHL microfilm: 1375393. 
[5] 1920 United States Federal Census Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com; accessed 10 February 2016) Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc. 2010. Original data; Roll: T625_1607; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 194; Image: 540.
[6] 1930 United States Federal Census Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com; accessed 10 February 2016) Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc. 2002. Original data; Roll: 2083; Page 23A; Enumeration District: 0103; Image: 755.0; FHL microfilm: 2341817.
[7] Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963 Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com; accessed 10 February 2016) Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. 2014. Series 11 90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.