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Samuel Preston Brady
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Birth: Jun. 22, 1809
Indiana County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: May 25, 1868
Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

In the Gen. Hugh Brady family plot

Date of death is below grade level, requiring a shovel to determine date

Next to wife and M. Cassandra Smith (1778-1850)

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Samuel Preston Brady was born at Indiana, Indiana county, Pa., June 22d, 1809. He was the only son of Gen. Hugh Brady, United States army, and came to Detroit with his father in 1827 from Sackett's Harbor, N. Y. In June, 1832, he accompanied Col. Whistler, who was in command of two companies of infantry, from Fort Niagara to Chicago, then a military frontier post, and returned to Detroit in March, 1837, and established the business which was afterward carried on by Brady & Trowbridge until 1849, when the partnership being dissolved he entered the forwarding and commission business at the foot of Woodward avenue. He continued this business until 1868, when, on account of ill health, he went to Europe and died at Cologne, Prussia, May 25th, 1868.

Chronography of Notable Events in the History of the Northwest Territory and Wayne County, by Fred Carlisle, 1890, p 218

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Hugh Brady (1768 - 1851)
  Sarah Wallis Brady (1778 - 1833)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Mary Nexsen Brady (1813 - 1888)
 
 Children:
  Sarah Brady Croul (1834 - 1873)*
  George Nexsen Brady (1837 - 1920)*
  Samuel Brady (1846 - 1919)*
  Elizabeth M Brady (1852 - 1878)*
  William Henry Brady (1858 - 1920)*
 
 Siblings:
  Samuel Preston Brady (1809 - 1868)
  Cassandra S Brady Witherell (1819 - 1864)*
  Mary Electus Backus Ward (1837 - 1867)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:

SAM'L PRESTON BRADY
born at
Indiana co., Penn.
June 22, 1809
Died Cologne, Prussia
May 25, [1868]
 
Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Sec A
 
Created by: Twist
Record added: Jan 01, 2013
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Samuel Preston Brady
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Samuel Preston Brady
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 Added: Jun. 30, 2014
 
 
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