|Birth: ||May 31, 1883|
|Death: ||Jun. 24, 1954|
Joseph was the son of John W. Breeden and Cordelia Rowden. He was the brother of my great grandmother, Livella Singleton, and the 10th of 12 children in this family.
He was named after his grandfather, Joseph Frost Breeden.
He was married twice. I do not yet know much about his first wife, Elsie Dicks. By the 1920 Census he was widowed. Before 1930 he married his second wife, Ruth Martha Crow.
By profession Joseph was a Barber.
His sister, Livella singleton, wrote about him to her daughter Gala on 11/04/1951:
"...Joe & Ruth have bought a 20 acre farm 30 miles south of Kansas city. Have a nice 5 room house, large barn, chicken house, brooder house, tenant house, well and cistern and a hog tight fence. They have a cow, chickens & hogs. Joe says he is the happiest he ever was. They both quit work but he thinks he will put up a barber shop in his sun room. There is no barber shop where they are, a small town nearby. They have all their rooms all furnished with new furniture, and everything paid for. They should be happy..."
Obit: Laclede County Obits, p-18
"Joe F. Breeden, 71, died Thursday, June 24 at Harrisonville. He had been ill for some time.
Funeral services were held Sunday at the Palmer Funeral Home, burial in the Bolles cemetery.
Mr. Breeden was born May 31, 1883 at Vienna, Mo. Mrs. Breeden is the former Miss Ruth crow, daughter of Mrs. Laura Crow, Lebanon.
Survivors are his widow Ruth of the home at Harrisonville, one daughter Mrs. Naoma Allen, Long beach, Calif.; two sisters, and one brother, George Breeden of Lafores, Texas."
John Williams Breeden (1846 - 1931)
Cordelia Rowden Breeden (1851 - 1933)
Ruth Martha Crow Breeden (1897 - 1974)
Roberta Breeden Skidmore (1870 - 1956)*
Margaret Breeden (1871 - 1871)*
Robert McEntire Breeden (1873 - 1907)*
Dollie Bruce Breeden Haynes (1874 - 1948)*
Nina Ann Breeden Cook (1876 - 1943)*
Eusebia Breeden (1878 - 1879)*
Coretta Livella Breeden Singleton (1879 - 1955)*
Eva Therisa Breeden Sullins (1880 - 1946)*
Lewis Clinton Breeden (1882 - 1948)*
Joseph Frost Breeden (1883 - 1954)
Charles Rowden Breeden (1885 - 1944)*
George William Breeden (1888 - 1972)*
Bolles Cemetery (new)
Maintained by: Mark Vernon
Originally Created by: Lady Nic
Record added: Jan 11, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 32854023