|Birth: ||Aug. 25, 1817|
|Death: ||Aug. 13, 1865|
Fatal Accident - On Monday last, a teamster named A. M. Breece, was almost instantly killed by the upsetting of his wagon near Bob Fry's cabin. He arrived here the day previous with a load of goods for MacDermott & Co., in a large wagon and tender, drawn by twelve horses. He was on his down trip to Stockton, with empty wagons, at the time the capsize took place. In addition to the facts set forth in the following verdict of the Coroners jury, we learn he was a native of Pennsylvania, of German decent, and a Catholic. Dr. Grandvoinet, our efficent Coroner, was promptly on the ground, and empanelled a jury and held an inquest on the body, with the following result: We, the undersigned jury, enpannelled in the inquisition on the body of A. M. Breece, deceased find that he was an American, named A. M. Breece aged about 45 years, and a teamster between Mariposa and Stockton, Cal. and that he came to his death by internal injuries received from the upsetting of his wagon this, 14th August, 1865, about half a mile from Frank Lewis, at a place commonly known as Bob Fry's place. Also found on the body one check on Sather & Co., for $140, from MacDermott & Co.; silver $22.40; gold coin $60. C. Kerrins Foreman, F. A. Davis, Pete Gordon, E. H. Quick, George McCoy, S. E. Magoon, M. B. Cannon.
~ Mariposa Free Press, 19 Aug 1865
1850 US Census, Calaveras District, Calaveras, CA:
A. N. Breece, 30, merchant, b. PA.
Born in Penn.
Mariposa District Cemetery
Plot: Public Section
Created by: Linda Applegate Brown
Record added: Jan 24, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33192025