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 Samuel Preston Brady

Samuel Preston Brady

Birth
Indiana County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 25 May 1868 (aged 58)
Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Burial Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Plot Sec A
Memorial ID 102917219 · View Source
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In the Gen. Hugh Brady family plot

Date of death is below grade level, requiring a shovel to determine date

Next to wife and M. Cassandra Smith (1778-1850)

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Samuel Preston Brady was born at Indiana, Indiana county, Pa., June 22d, 1809. He was the only son of Gen. Hugh Brady, United States army, and came to Detroit with his father in 1827 from Sackett's Harbor, N. Y. In June, 1832, he accompanied Col. Whistler, who was in command of two companies of infantry, from Fort Niagara to Chicago, then a military frontier post, and returned to Detroit in March, 1837, and established the business which was afterward carried on by Brady & Trowbridge until 1849, when the partnership being dissolved he entered the forwarding and commission business at the foot of Woodward avenue. He continued this business until 1868, when, on account of ill health, he went to Europe and died at Cologne, Prussia, May 25th, 1868.

Chronography of Notable Events in the History of the Northwest Territory and Wayne County, by Fred Carlisle, 1890, p 218

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In addition to those listed below, Samuel Preston Brady had another son, Wallis Brady, who was born in Detroit, Michigan Feb 16, 1850 and died Apr 1899 in Los Angeles, California. Per contributor Chevy.


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SAM'L PRESTON BRADY
born at
Indiana co., Penn.
June 22, 1809
Died Cologne, Prussia
May 25, [1868]


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  • Created by: Twist
  • Added: 1 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 102917219
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel Preston Brady (22 Jun 1809–25 May 1868), Find A Grave Memorial no. 102917219, citing Elmwood Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Twist (contributor 46920390) .