BREECE, Samson Frederick


Family Links

1. BELL, Mary E.

2. ROYALL, Katie

BREECE, Samson Frederick 3773

  • Born: 8 Jun 1853, North Carolina, United States 3773
  • Marriage (1): BELL, Mary E.
  • Marriage (2): ROYALL, Katie
  • Died: 1 Apr 1895 3773
  • Buried: Breece Cemetery, Eastover, Cumberland County, North Carolina 3773

   Other names for Samson were BREECE, Fred,2273 BREECE, S. F. 4027 and BREESE, Fred.4025


  Burial Notes:

Buried at Ida Breece family cemetery, located about 2 1/2 miles south of Eastover in Eastover Township. From S.R. 1835 (Rockhill Road), north 0.6 miles on S.R. 1864, north about 200 yards on service road, east about 100 yards through underbrush to tall pine trees. Fenced. Tombstone says Samson Frederick Breece, son of Joseph and Ida E. Breece 8 June 1853 - 1 Apr 1895.


  Noted events in his life were:

1. Appearance in Document, 19 Mar 1858, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. Will of [grandfather] Frederick D. Breece, Will book C 390-394, mentions "land on the east side of the Cape Fear River known as Eccles place joining the land of George Lawrence and others, in trust for grandson Frederick son of Joseph and Elizabeth Breece". (posted at Cumberland Co Rootsweb site)

2. Census, 1880, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. S F Breece is 27, farmer, with wife Mary E (27, keeping house), son Joseph D (2), daughter "Infant" [this would be Mary Bell] (6 months, born Dec), and brother George (21). (Cumberland Co, Flea Hill Twp, ED 58, sheet 15, line 32)

3. Occupation: Farmer.

4. Appearance in Document: Petition for Partition, Cir 5 Jul 1926, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. 2273 Petition for Partition by heirs of John S. and Sarah C. Breece. Says John S. Breece died in Cumberland County, leaving a will that left all his property to his sister Sarah C. Breece, and she then died without a will. B. Rosa McLean was administrix of both estates, and filed a final account that was approved on July 5 1926. The petition lists all the heirs, including the children of Fred Breece, who are Joseph D. Breece, Rodney R. Breece, and Mary Breece Downing. Mary is deceased, so her share is divided among her heirs, who are D. L. Downing (her husband), Clara, Marion, Fred, and Doris (her children).


Samson married Mary E. BELL. (Mary E. BELL was born about 1852.)


Samson next married Katie ROYALL. (Katie ROYALL was born on 1 Feb 1867 in Warsaw, Duplin County, North Carolina, United States,3772 died on 8 Jun 1957 in Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, United States 3772 and was buried in Cross Creek Cemetery, Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States 3772.)

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