Breeds Cemetery

 

Breeds Cemetery (1833-1930) was originally located in Section 31 of Orion Township. It was then later moved to the Orendorff Cemetery which is located in Section 32 of the same township. Follow Route 9 (2450N), going towards Canton. Turn left on Cemetery Road (2500E) and follow it until you see the cemetery on your left. Breeds Cemetery is situated behind the Orendorff Cemetery.

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Information researched and submitted by Gaile Thomas!

The data was compiled from a complete inventory of headstone photos,
death certificates at familysearch.org, Illinois State Archives Databases,
1929 and 1956 Veterans' Honor Roll, biographies, obituaries, census,
and Murphy-Sedgwick Funeral Home Records (FCHGS pub).

Gaile has spent many hours researching all the people buried in this cemetery.
For a breakdown on where the sources quoted above were used, please click here.

 

Name Birth Death Age Notes
APPLEGATE, Emey Bell   Apr. 1, 1881 6y - 7m - 3d  
APPLEGATE, Mary 1827 May 20, 1881 53y - 10d b. England – w/o Ezekal Applegate –step daughter of Ezekal was Jane Bush b. Ill.,  (married) her father born Ireland - ref. 1880 Census
BREED, Angeline (Stearns) Apr. 7, 1835 Sep. 17, 1889   w/o Edmund A. Breed – m: Apr. 22, 1860 Fulton Co., Ill. - (on same stone as Maria I. Breed); see photo
BREED, Betsey Jan. 6, 1805 Sep. 18, 1871 67y b. Ct. – d/o Jonas & Betsey (Niles) Breed; see photo
BREED, Betsey (Niles) Apr. 26, 1786 Sep. 13, 1865 79y - 4m - 17d b. Ct. – d/o Sands & Bathsheba (Palmer) Niles – w/o Jonas Breed – m: Jul. 1, 1803; see photo
BREED, Calvin Godard Aug. 22, 1808 Oct. 11, 1872   b. Ct. – s/o Jesse & Hannah (Randall) Breed – h/o Harriet Potter – m: Jan. 12, 1838 Fulton Co., Ill. ; see photo
BREED, Charles Niles Nov. 3, 1868 Jun. 16, 1895   s/o Edmund & Angeline (Stearns) Breed – d. Marfa, Texas (Shares stone with Henry Irvin Breed); see photo
BREED, Edmund A. Dec. 31, 1823 Dec. 11, 1898   b. Ct. – s/o Jonas & Betsey (Niles) Breed – h/o Angeline Stearns – m: Apr. 22, 1860 Fulton Co., Ill.; see photo
BREED, Franklin Randall Feb. 13, 1842 Feb. 22, 1870   b. Ct. – s/o Calvin Godard & Harriett (Potter) Breed – h/o Mary A. Brown – Wounded in battle at Kenesaw Mountain Jun. 27, 1864 – Pvt. Co. G. 103rd Reg. Ill. Vol. Inf.; see photo
BREED, Harriet (Potter) Nov. 17, 1820 Jan. 15, 1846   w/o Calvin Godard Breed – m: Jan. 12, 1838 Fulton Co., Ill.; see photo
BREED, Henry Nov. 16, 1828 Feb. 22, 1839   see photo
BREED, Henry Irvin Dec. 15, 1871 Aug. 19, 1904 32y - 8m - 4d b. Canton, Fulton Co., Ill. – s/o Edmund A. & Angeline (Stearns) Breed – LPR 241 E. Spruce St., Canton, Fulton Co., Ill. (Shares stone with Charles Niles Breed) Ref. Murphy-Sedgwick Recs; see photo
BREED, Howard H. Aug. 25, 1862 Jan. 12, 1923 60y - 8m - 17d b. Orion Twp., Fulton Co., Ill. – s/o Edmund N. A. & Angeline (Stearns) Breed – h/o Tillie Beck – m: Apr. 6, 1892 Fulton Co., Ill. – d. Orion Twp., Fulton Co., Ill. – Ref. see dc.
BREED, Jesse R. Dec. 30, 1845 Nov. 15, 1846   see photo
BREED, John Henry Harrison May 12, 1841 Feb. 22, 1854   s/o Sands Nile & Julia Ann (Porter) Breed; see photo
BREED, Jonas Apr. 23, 1779 Sep. 8, 1842 63y - 4m - 16d b. Ct. – s/o Amos & Lucy (Kendall) Breed – h/o Betsey Niles – m: Jul. 14, 1803; see photo
BREED, Maria I. Jan. 31, 1861 Jun. 22, 1880 19y - 4m - 22d d/o Edmund A. & Angeline (Stearns) Breed (on same stone as Angeline Breed); see photo
BREED, Mary A. (Brown) 1826 1900   d/o Samuel & Mary Brown - w/o Franklin R. Breed
BREED, Samuel Porter May 12, 1848 Apr. 21, 1870   s/o Sands Nile & Julia Ann (Porter) Breed – d. Canton Fulton Co., Il.; see photo
BROWN, MaryAllen) “Polly” Jun. 21, 1805 Jun. 17, 1885 80y b. N.Y. – w/o Rev. Samuel Brown
BROWN, Samuel Mar. 1, 1802 Mar. 7, 1884 81y b. Vermont – h/o Mary “Polly” Allen – see Millard Brown Bio
CARVER, Theadotia   Jan. 26, 1879 59y - 9m - 1d b. Michigan
CASSEL, Anna Jan. 20, 1846 Jun. 10, 1895   Aunt (on stone with Mary M. Hudson & Lindy Spencer); see photo
CASTLE, Annie 1847 Jun. 18, 1905 58y Widowed - LPR Jacksonville, Morgan Co., Ill. – Ref. Murphy- Sedgwick Recs
DOLL, Joseph M. May 11, 1813 Aug. 30, 1849   b. Pa. – h/o Esther W.  Breed – m: Mar. 18, 1841 Fulton Co., Ill.; see photo
ELKINS, Mary M. 1882 Sep. 7, 1882 27d b. Ill.
FRENCH, Alva Allen   Jan. 30, 1889 1y - 11m s/o Benjamin & Elmira C. (Foote) French – COD “Scalded”
FULLER, Deliley Mar. 9, 1866 Sep. 14, 1880 14y - 6m - 5d  
GREEN, Mary M. (Jones) Aug. 31, 1826 Jul. 10, 1870 43y - 10m - 10d w/o Zalmon A. Green – m: Oct. 30, 1842 Fulton Co., Ill.; see photo
GREEN, Rheubin 1815 Jul. 21, 1898 83y d. County House, Buckheart Twp., Fulton Co., Ill. - Ref. Murphy-Sedgwick Recs
GREEN, Zalmon A. “Zal” Apr. 19, 1818 Aug. 10, 1887 69y - 3m - 22d b. Cayuga Co. N.Y. – s/o William C. Green – h/o Mary M. Jones – m: Oct. 30, 1842 Fulton Co., Ill. – d. Instantly killed Chatsworth railway disaster on his way to Niagara Falls –See George Green Bio; see photo
HAGUE, Dora (Green) 1855 Apr. 10, 1896 49y - 9m d/o Zalman Green - w/o James C. Hague – m: Aug. 14, 1873 Fulton Co., Ill. - Res. E. Chestnut St., Canton, Ill. – Ref: See George Green Bio  - Cause of Death: Consumption – see obit - Ref. Murphy-Sedgwick Recs; see photo
HAGUE, James C.       h/o Dora Green - M: Aug. 14, 1873, Fulton Co., Ill. – res. E. Chestnut St., Canton, Fulton Co., Ill. – Dora’s dc
HAGUE, Unknown   Aug. 8, 1885   s/o James & Dora (Green) Hague – res. Orion Twp., Fulton Co., Ill. – Chg. To James Hague & George Green - Ref. Murphy-Sedgwick Recs
HUDSON, Edward L. Jul. 4, 1867 Jun. 15, 1913 43y - 11m LPR Milledgeville, Illinois – Married - Ref. Murphy-Sedgwick Recs; see photo
HUDSON, Mary M. May 13, 1836 Dec. 25, 1907 69y - 7m - 12d On Stone with Aunt Anna Cassel & Aunt Lindy Spencer) LPR 130 Fairview Place, Canton, Fulton Co., Ill. – Widowed - Ref. Murphy-Sedgwick Recs; see photo
KIENS, Albert   Mar. 10, 1854 3m - 21d s/o A. J. & R. Kiens; see photo
KIENS, Isabella   Mar. 5, 1854 1m - 5d d/o G. W. & S. Kiens; see photo
LEE, Maty   Sep. 14, 1880 18y - 4m - 10d  
MAGNER, Unknown   May 28, 1899 13m Infant
MALOON, John Franklin   Apr. 17, 1886 27y - 8m - 6d s/o William & Elenore (Pyle) Maloon – res. St. David, Ill. - Ref. Murphy-Sedgwick Recs
MALOON, Samuel 1832 Aug. 12, 1885 53y b. Ohio – h/o Angeline Courtney – m: Mar. 22, 1868 Fulton Co., Ill.– h/o 2nd Martha H. Sutton –m: Apr. 9, 1871, Coles Co., Ill. - d. Breeds, Fulton Co., Ill. – Co. E. 103rd Ill. Inf. Civil War – buried Breeds - Ref. 1929 Honor Roll -  listed as Pvt. Samuel Malson Trans. Sep. 20, 1863 to Invalid Corps – Ref. Ill Gov. – 1956 Honor Roll listed buried Breeds as Malroon – Res. Banner Twp., Fulton Co., Ill. (listed as Malone) - Breeds, Fulton Co., Ill. – Pvt. Co. E. 103rd Ill. Inf. – Civil War d. Feb. 1865 – Malroon - Ref. Murphy-Sedgwick Recs; see photo
MALOON, Thomas M. Jul. 6, 1854 May 16, 1937   b. Fulton Co., Ill. – s/o William & Elinore (Pyle) Maloon – h/o Mollie E. Miller – m: Nov. 13, 1879 Fulton Co., Ill.
MALOON, William 1823 Nov. 1873   b. Ohio – h/o Elenor Pyle – d. Banner Twp., Fulton Co., Ill. – Pvt. Co. E. 103rd Ill. Inf. – Civil War  – Ref. 1929 & (1956 Honor Roll (listed as Malroon) buried Breeds) – Discharged Sep. 4, 1863 at Camp Sherman Miss – listed as William Malson - ref. Ill. Gov; see photo
MAPLE, Lucy Randall (Breed) Mar. 18, 1830 Mar. 29, 1869 39y - 11d b. Ct. – d/o Jonas & Betsey (Nile) Breed – w/o William J. Maple – m: May 3, 1855 Fulton Co., Ill.; see photo
MAXWELL, Amanda E. (Spencer) Aug. 27, 1838 May 30, 1902   w/o William R. Maxwell – m: Jan. 6, 1859 Fulton Co., Ill. – 1900 census Canton Twp. widow in household of Leonard & Ella Johnson listed as mother-in-law; see photo
MEMMEM, Rudolph Richard Feb. 8, 1905 Aug. 4, 1905 5m - 28d b. Denning, AR. – s/o George & Della O. (Hubbs) Memmem – d. Breeds, Fulton Co., Ill. - Ref. Murphy-Sedgwick Recs
MEMMEN, C. H. Apr. 4, 1824 Jan. 30, 1890   see photo
MOTLEY, John 1822 Aug. 7, 1847 75y - 5m -27d see photo
PORTER, Samuel       Stone is weathered can not read; see photo
PORTER, William W. 1829 Nov. 9, 1863 33y - 7m - 9d h/o Nancy Pollock – m: Nov. 5, 1848, Fulton Co., Ill.
REYNOLDS, John   Dec. 26, 1887   Res. Orion Twp., Fulton Co., Ill. - Ref. Murphy-Sedgwick Recs
REYNOLDS, Theodore 1879 Jun. 19, 1887 Abt. 9y b. Ill. – s/o John & Susan Margette Reynolds – Res. Orion Twp., Fulton Co., Ill. - Ref. Murphy-Sedgwick Recs
RILEY, Elizabeth Feb. 22, 1841 Jun. 1, 1889 48y - 3m - 9d b. near Bolton, Lancashire, England – w/o William Riley - Ref. Murphy-Sedgwick Recs
ROBINSON, Mary Mariah (Lee)   Jan. 2, 1913 38y - 11m - 12d  
ROGERS, Allie   Oct. 28, 1877 19y – 3m – 7d d/o B?. G. & A. Rogers; see photo
ROGERS, Melvina A.   Oct. 29, 1864 12y - 2m see photo
ROWLEY, John W.   Aug. 29, 1925   Co. H. 153rd Ind. Inf. Civil War
RUEY, Unknown Apr. 29, 1918 Apr. 29, 1918   b. & d. Canton, Fulton Co., Ill. – s/o Jack & Blanche (Kemper) Ruey – Ref. see dc.
RUSSAM, Guy LeRoy   Oct. 23, 1880 3y b. Canton Twp., Fulton Co., Ill.
SCHOFIELD, James R. May 9, 1850 Jul. 23, 1910 60y - 2m - 14d b. Pa. – s/o Samuel [b. England] & Mary A. (Wigglesworth) [b. Scotland] Schofield – h/o Lodema Hedrick – m: Aug. 20, 1876 Fulton Co., Ill. -LPR 375 S. 2nd  Ave. Canton, Fulton Co., Ill. – listed as John R. - Ref. Murphy-Sedgwick Recs; see photo
SCHOFIELD, Lodema (Hedrick) Jul. 24, 1857 Oct. 26, 1937   b. Rawalt, Orion Twp., Fulton Co., Ill. – w/o James R. Scofield – m: Aug. 20, 1876 Fulton Co., Ill.
SHEPARD, David A. Jul. 5, 1842 Oct. 5, 1916 74y - 3m b. Ky. – s/o Benjamin Shepard – h/o Minerva Jane (Sweet) Henrick – d. Banner Twp., Fulton Co., Ill. – Widower - Pvt. Co. E. 4th Mo. State. Militia. Cav. – LPR. Banner Twp., Fulton Co., Ill. - Ref. Murphy-Sedgwick Recs; Benjamin Shepard - h/o 1st Dorcus Ann Shinn (1884) – h/o 2nd Ann Banks – Pvt. Co. E. 4th Mo. State Militia Cav. – Civil – Mexican & Spanish American War – d. Banner Twp., Fulton Co., Ill. Ref. 1956 Honor Roll – 1929 Honor Roll lists only Civil War; see photo
SHEPPARD, Charles C. 1869 Aug. 22, 1889 20y Res. Breeds; Chg. To James R. Schofield - Ref. Murphy-Sedgwick Recs
SHEPPARD, Minerva Jane (Sweet) 1830 Jul. 11, 1883 49y - 7m - 12d d/o Charles Sweet – w/o 1st  Simpson Hedrick – m: Nov. 8, 1855 Fulton Co., Ill. – w/o 2nd David Sheppard – m: Jan. 21, 1864 Peoria Co., Ill.
SPENCER, James B.   Jul. 11, 1852 29y - 3m - 21d  
SPENCER, John W.   May 19, 1914 Abt. 71y d. Found in Illinois River near Pekin, Tazewell Co., Ill. – Res. Pekin, Tazewell Co., Ill. – Co. K. 7th Ill. Cav. – Civil War - Ref. Murphy-Sedgwick Recs; see photo
SPENCER, Lindy Jan. 8, 1844 Jul. 10, 1890   Aunt - (On stone with Mary M. Hudson & Anna Cassel); see photo
STEARNS, Clark Feb. 18, 1804 Jul. 16, 1892 88y - 5m b. Vermont – h/o Irena Fuller; see photo
STEARNS, Irena (Fuller) 1811 Sep. 8, 1888 77y b. N. Y. - w/o Clark Stearns – Res. Orion Twp., Fulton Co., Ill. – chg. To Phineas Stearns (her son) - Ref. Murphy-Sedgwick Record; see photo
SWARTZ, Abram Seese Nov. 11, 1804 Mar. 7, 1900 96Y h/o Henrietta Armstrong – Residing with his son-in-law, William H. Babcock east of the old fair ground – Ref: obit; see photo
SWARTZ, Henrietta (Armstrong) Jan. 24, 1814 Aug. 21, 1889 75y - 6m b. Nova Scotia – w/o Abram Seese Swartz – listed as Schwartz - Res. Monterey – chg. To Wm. H. ; see photo Babcock - Ref. Murphy-Sedgwick Recs
SWEET, Charles 1810 1875   h/o Christiana Robbins – m: Nov. 23, 1831 Fulton Co., Ill. (listed as Christena); see photo
SWEET, Cristeena (Robbins) 1809 1872   w/o Charles Sweet – Christena Robbins m: Nov. 23, 1831 Fulton Co., Ill. Charles Sweet; see photo
SWEET, George L. Mar. 3, 1836 Apr. 19, 1912 76y - 1m - 16d b. Indiana – s/o Charles & Christena Sweet – Res. here 50 years – occ. Farmer - Ref. Murphy-Sedgwick Recs
SWEET, Liena   1862   see photo
SWEET, Timothy   1860   see photo
YOUNG, Thomas L. Jan. 17, 1832 Mar. 5, 1915 83y - 1m - 18d b. Warren Co., N. J. – s/o John & Mary (Lomason) Young – h/o Ellen Weaver – m: Jan. 17, 1867 – res. Sec. 4 Banner Twp., Fulton Co., Ill. – Thomas L. Young married Eliza E. Weaver Jan. 17, 1867 Fulton Co., Ill.;  s/o John & Elizabeth (Harrison) Young – LPR Breeds - Ref. Murphy-Sedgwick Recs


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