Date of death is below grade level, requiring a shovel to determine date
Next to wife and M. Cassandra Smith (1778-1850)
*** 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