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 William Michael Breen

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William Michael Breen

  • Birth 1849
  • Death 9 Feb 1874
  • Burial San Juan Bautista, San Benito County, California, USA
  • Memorial ID 17970835

*Aged 24 Years*

William was the youngest son of Patrick BREEN & Margaret BULGER Breen. His parents and siblings were members of the ill-fated Donner party, but William himself was born after the ordeal was over. He was the only Breen child born in San Juan Bautista.

Married - Mariquita "Mary" ZANETTA, daughter of Angelo Zanetta.

Children - Mary BREEN.

William attended Santa Clara College.

William death at the age of 24 was caused by a fever. He left behind his wife and daughter, Mary.

A few months after his death, William's mother died. It was said that the winter at Donner Summit was easier for Margaret than having to give up her sons.


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  • Created by: Candice xo
  • Added: 17 Feb 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17970835
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Michael Breen (1849–9 Feb 1874), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17970835, citing San Juan Bautista Cemetery, San Juan Bautista, San Benito County, California, USA ; Maintained by Candice xo (contributor 13003043) .