Catherine Walker Breese (1798 - 1878)

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Death: Died in Clinton, Illinois, United States
Managed by: Kevin Brees
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About Catherine Walker Breese

Catherine Walker Breese was born on 9 Oct 1798 and died 27 Jun 1878 in Carlyle, Clinton, Illinois, United States.

Parents: daughter of Arthur Breese (1770-1825) and Catherine Livingston (1774-1808).

Married:

  1. on 12 Jun 1820 in Utica, Oneida, New York, USA to Samuel B. Griswold (1796-1830)

5 children of Catherine Walker Breese and Samuel B. Griswold include:

  1. Sarah Elizabeth Griswold (b. 1822 Fort Brady, Michigan -d. 1901 Berlin, Germany). She was the 2nd wife of Samuel Finley Breese Morse (1791 – 1872), inventor of Morse Code.
  2. Arthur Breese Griswold
  3. Bleeker Lansing Griswold
  4. Cornelia Platt Griswold
  5. Edward Griswold

Notes

One brother was Sidney Breese, United States Senator from Illinois. Another was Rear Admiral Samuel Livingston Breese (USA)

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Catherine Walker Breese's Timeline

1798
October 9, 1798
1821
1821
Age 22
Louisiana, United States
1822
December 25, 1822
Age 24
Fort Brady, Chippewa, Michigan, USA
1824
1824
Age 25
1829
September 9, 1829
Age 30
Poughkeepsie, New York, USA
1878
June 27, 1878
Age 79
Clinton, Illinois, United States
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