John Witherspoon Owen Breckinridge

John Witherspoon Owen Breckinridge

Male 1850 - 1892  (41 years)

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  • Name John Witherspoon Owen Breckinridge  [1
    Born 22 Dec 1850  Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Education Washington College  [1
    Residence 1860  Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Burial 1892  Lexington Cem, Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 1892  Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 9 May 1892  Merced, Merced, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I1188  mytree
    Last Modified 21 Apr 2018 

    Father John Cabell Breckinridge,   b. 16 Jan 1821, Cabell's Dale, Fayette, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1875, Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Cryene Burch,   b. 16 Aug 1826, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1907  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 12 Dec 1843 
    Notes 
    • Miss Burch was from Scott Co., Kentucky.
    Family ID F436  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Dec 1850 - Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1860 - Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 1892 - Lexington Cem, Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1892 - Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 May 1892 - Merced, Merced, California, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    1860 US Census - Lexington, Fayette, KY (p555)
    1860 US Census - Lexington, Fayette, KY (p555)

  • Notes 
    • He was pursuing a successful career in California, as al lawyer and member of the State Senate, when he was cut short in the prime of his manhood.

  • Sources 
    1. [S73] History of Washington College, Dr. W. H. Ruffin, President of Washington College 1833-1848/Feb 1893, Page 116.

    2. [S188] 1860 United States Federal Census, (Name: National Archives and Records Administration;), Year: 1860; Census Place: Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky; Roll: ; Page: 555; Image: 555.
      J. C. Breckinridge,
      M. C.,
      J. Cable,
      Clifton R.,
      Francis,
      Owen,
      Mary D.

    3. [S57] Find A Grave.


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