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Rev Merle Amos Breed
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Birth: Oct. 2, 1859
Washtenaw County
Michigan, USA
Death: Feb. 24, 1928
Gila County
Arizona, USA

The Rev. Merle Amos Breed was born 2 Oct 1859, in Chelsea, Washtenaw, MI and died 24 Feb 1928, in Miami, Gila, AZ.

He married Adda Elizabeth Breed 24 Aug 1887, in Coldwater, Branch, MI.


The following is from the Breed Family Records.

Breed Family Record

In Memoriam

Merle Amos Breed

Rev. Merle Amos died on February 24, 1928. He was born in Chelsea, Michigan, October 2, 1859, the son of Samuel Dwight and Aurelia (Bosworth) Breed. He received his A.B. at the University of Michigan and afterwards was graduated from the Oberlin, Ohio, School of Theology. He was pastor of Congregational Churches in Bellevue, Ohio, Aurora, Missouri and Miami, Arizona. He married Adda E. Filkins, who was born in Burr Oak, Michigan, December 25, 1863 and was daughter of James E. and Mary C. Filkins. She was a graduate of Oberlin College with the degree of Ph. B. Two children were born of this marriage. A daughter, Mary Amelia, who died in infancy and a son, Maurice Vincent were born to them. This son was born in Westborough, Mass., Aug. 20, 1898. He was accidentally drowned on July 19, 1918 at Edgerton, Wis. where he was acting as pastor of a Congregational Church. He was a "four minute man" appointed by the government and was going unusual work, being an exceptionally fine public speaker.

Source: Find A Grave contributor Margi Breunle 47167844 
Family links: 
  Samuel Dwight Breed (1820 - 1899)
  Amelia Eliza Bosworth Breed (1820 - 1898)
  Adda Elizabeth Filkins Breed (1863 - 1939)*
  Maurice Vincent Breed (1898 - 1918)*
  Reuben Orlando Breed (1844 - 1862)**
  Dwight Payson Breed (1851 - 1925)*
  Amelia Myra Breed (1852 - 1926)*
  Merle Amos Breed (1859 - 1928)
  Gertrude Tamora Breed (1864 - 1946)*
*Calculated relationship
Forest Hill Cemetery
Ann Arbor
Washtenaw County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Block N Lot 16
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Record added: Oct 27, 2009
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Rev Merle Amos Breed
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Rev Merle Amos Breed
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Rev Merle Amos Breed
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