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Mary Hall Baker Breeden
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Birth: Dec. 13, 1860
Warrick County
Indiana, USA
Death: Sep. 2, 1935
Monroe County
Indiana, USA

No source noted, September 2, 1935, from an unidentified scrapbook of clippings titled COLLECTION OF LOCAL MONROE COUNTY OBITS donated to the Monroe County History Center, Bloomington, Indiana.

Was Widow of the Founder of Breeden's

Mrs. Mary Hall Breeden, age 74, mother of Carl Breeden and president of the Breeden and Company Store, died at 4:30 AM Sunday at her home, 432 South College Avenue, after an illness of several months. Death was due to a complication of diseases due to advanced age. Mrs. Breeden had been in a critical condition several weeks following an attack of pneumonia.

She was the widow of the late W. T. Breeden, founder of the Breeden and Company Store, who preceded her in death on September 12, 1917. Mrs. Breeden had spent almost her entire life in this city. She was born in Boonville, Indiana, the daughter of William and Harriett Denny Baker and moved to this county during her childhood.

Mrs. Breeden was a member of the First Methodist Church and of the D. A. R. Before advanced age caused her illness, she took an active part in the church work and until her death was one of its most devoted members. During the past few years she had spent the winters in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Survivors are one son, Carl Breeden; one daughter, Mrs. Warren Oakes of Indianapolis; and one brother, Thomas Baker of this city.

Funeral services were conducted from the residence at three o'clock this afternoon by Dr. C. H. Taylor, pastor of the First Methodist Church.

Interment was in Rose Hill and pallbearers were Fred Beck, Clarence Miller, Charles Rawles, Roy O. Pike, Charles Pike and James W. Blair.

Among those from out of the city who attended the services were: Mrs. Jessie Willis of Ft. Lauderdale and Mrs. Charles W. Dakes, Mrs. Parry (sic) Oakes, Mrs. D. H. Huder, Mrs. D. M. Curry, Miss Isabelle Curry, Mrs. Will Brown, Mrs. A. D. Parry and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Jordan, all of Indianapolis.
Burial Records state: BREEDEN, MARY H / Date of Death - 9/2/1935 / Last Residence - Bloomington / Place of Birth - (Blank) / Age - 74 / Gender - F / Cemetery - Rose Hill / Section and Lot - B, 17
Early Death Records Database, Name: BREEDEN, Mary Hall / Date: 2 Sep 1935 / Age: 74 / Book/Page/Record: (Blank) / County: Monroe / State: IN / Cemetery: Rose Hill / More Info: (Blank)
This or other obits can be obtained through, with the following information - Name: Breeden, Mary (Baker) Hall / Age: 74 / Newspaper: Not Provided / Newspaper Date: 1935-09-03
Misc Newspaper Clippings:

a.) Bloomington (Monroe County, Indiana) Republican Progress, March 17, 1886, p. 3

Mrs. Wm. Breeden is quite sick with fever.

b.) Bloomington (Monroe County, Indiana) Daily Telephone, April 4, 1924, p. 2

Miss Harriet Taylor, daughter of Rev. Taylor of Indianapolis, is spending the week-end with Mrs. W.T. Breeden, south College avenue.

c.) Bloomington (Monroe County, Indiana) Daily Telephone, March 24, 1934, p. 1


Mr. and Mrs. Warren Oakes, of Indianapolis, are spending the week-end with Mrs. Oakes' mother and brother, Mrs. W.T. Breeden and Carl Breeden, south College avenue. 
Family links: 
  William Barnett Baker (1834 - 1918)
  Harriet R Denny Baker (1840 - 1865)
  William Thomas Breeden (1855 - 1917)
  Carl Arthur Breeden (1880 - 1955)*
  Edith L. Breeden (1884 - 1893)*
  Florence G. Baker Carmichael (1859 - 1934)*
  Mary Hall Baker Breeden (1860 - 1935)
  Thomas A. Baker (1863 - 1938)*
  Jennie R Baker (1865 - 1866)*
  Birdie Baker Dewees (1868 - 1898)**
*Calculated relationship
Rose Hill Cemetery
Monroe County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Sec B, Lot 17
Created by: genealogyfever
Record added: Jul 25, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55412986
Mary Hall <i>Baker</i> Breeden
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