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William Breen
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Birth: 1830, Ireland
Death: Oct. 16, 1902

William Breen lived at 74 St. Lawrence avenue in Ogdensburg. In October 1902 he went missing, though at the time it was not thought that he had fallen into harm. He had last been seen in the back of a soloon on Lake Street. His body was found on October 28th, 1902 after a dynamite blast from a drill boat working on the Oswegatchie river caused it to rise to the top of the water. It is believed he fell into a tailrace near the back of the saloon as was carried into the deep water of the river. He was fully dressed and bore no marks. The coroner determined the cause of death to be drowning.

Per the local paper, Mr. Breen was a well known resident of the west side. He left a wife, four daughters and one son.

NOTE: The year of death on his stone appears to be incorrect. 
Family links: 
  Mary Mellody Breen (1840 - 1916)
  Margaret Helena Breen McCormick (1864 - 1928)*
  William J Breen (1869 - 1930)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Marys Cemetery
St. Lawrence County
New York, USA
Plot: Section 5
Maintained by: Cathy Alton
Originally Created by: Anne Cady
Record added: Jul 01, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27947175
William Breen
Added by: Anne Cady
William Breen
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