|Birth: ||Nov. 17, 1820|
New Jersey, USA
|Death: ||Jan. 15, 1846|
Taken from the Biographical Sketch for William Brebner, husband of Susan Potter Brebner.
Biographical Album of Fulton County, Illinois; Chicago Publishing Co. 1890. Fulton County Historical Society, Canton, Illinois
Mrs. Susan Brebner is the youngest child born to William and Rachel (Wells) Potter. Her paternal grandfather was an Englishman and both of her parents were born in New Jersey. They came to the Prairie State in 1837, and settled in this county six miles east of Canton (Fulton County, Illinois) where they purchased about about nineth acres of land. Mrs. Potter died when her daughter Susan was an infant. Mrs. Potter Subsequently married a lady from New York City, and 1847, purchased a farm in Trivoli Township, Peoria County, Illinois; three miles east of Farmington. He died there in May 1877, at the age of eighty-one years. He had served in the War of 1812. The brothers and sisters of Mrs. Brebner are, Hamilton whose home is in Canton; Harriet, wife of Calvin Breed who died in Canton; Alice, wife of Jacob Silvernail of the same town; Hannah widow of Jacob Wilkison, who lives in Toulon; Phebe A. who died from falling overboard from a boat; Jenny, wife of Edward Emmons whose home is in Rockford.
Orendorff and Breed Cemetery
Created by: marsha pruitt
Record added: Jan 13, 2011
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