Posted By:Ingrid Canouse-Searcy
Subject:Acestors of Samuel BREESE
Post Date:October 17, 2001 at 20:57:59
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my ggg-grandmother was Hannah Lafrance-Canouse; her mother was Mary Breese, b. May 23, 1785, Basking Ridge, Luzerne, New Jersey, and d. Dec. 21, 1871, Luzerne Co., Pa. Mary's parents were Samuel Breese, b. April 17, 1758, Basking Ridge, Somerset, NJ. D. July 21, 1837 Wyoming, Luzerne, Pa. He was married on Feb. 23, ? in Basking Ridge, NJ to Hannah Pierson, b. Feb. 15, 1760 Basking Ridge, NJ. D. April 1817 Kingston Twp., Pa. Samuel's parents were John Breese, b. 1713 Shrewsbury Salop., England, D. March 4, 1803, Basking Ridge, Somerset, NJ. married Dorothy Riggs in 1737, in Basking Ridge, Somerset NJ. Dorothy Riggs was born in 1713 In Ulster, Scotland and died Nov. 23, 1803 in Basking Ridge, Somerset NJ. Heard somewhere that John Breese was a passenger on the Mayflower??? Any information would be appreciated.