Ambrosius Breig

Male 1815 - 1885  (69 years)


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  • Name Ambrosius Breig 
    Born 15 Dec 1815  Baden/Bactern, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Jun 1885  Meyersdale, Somerset County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • AMBROSIUS BREIG:

      Mother: Maria Agatha Hog (her father was Josef (Houge) Hog; (her mother was Catherina Gisi)

      Father: Ambrose Joseph Breig (his father was:Maternus Braig,); ( his mother was: Anna Marie Gisin)

      born: 15 Dec 1815 in Baden/Bactern, Germany

      christened: in Katholisch, Munchweier, Freiburg, Baden

      married: 25 Dec 1844 in Harmon?s Bottom, PA

      died: 15 June 1885 in Meyersdale, Somerset, PA

      occupation: joiner/cabinet maker.

      AMBROSE BREIG

      December 15, 1815 -- June 15, 1885


      Early LIFE

      Ambrose Breig was the oldest son and second child of Joseph Bragg and Agatha Hogg.

      He was christened on December 1, 1815 in Freiberg, Baden, according to FHC microfilm.

      The family emigrated to the United States in 1832 or 1834. They landed in New York City (or Washington City) in January 1832 (4)... Ambrose then apprenticed himself to learn the trade of Cabinet Maker and House Builder. (He often told me that he stole the trade of Millwright. His boss would not tell him anything? only what he could see). Dictated by Mrs. Mary a (Breig) Stacer, age 75 (1922) to her granddaughter Miss Emma Grabenstein.

      The first record there is of the family in the United States is in the 1840 census.Elk Lick Township:
      Joseph Breig
      three males between 20 and 30 ( Ambrose, Daniel, Ferdinand)
      one male between 50 and 60 (Joseph)
      one female between 50 and 60 (Agatha)

      NATURALIZATION RECORD
      Ambrose Breig, a native of Baden, Germany came into open court at April term 1841 and on his solemn oath declared that it was bona fide his intention to become a citizen of the United States and to renounce forever all allegiance and fidelity to every foreign prince, potentate, state or sovereignty what ever and particularly to Charles Leopold Frederick, Grand Duke of Baden, Germany, whose subject he has heretofore been.

      Ambrose Breig, a native of Baden, Germany presented his petition to become a citizen of the United States... Court of Common Pleas held for the County of Somerset at April term 1841 which petition being read the court ordered him to be admitted to citizen of the United States. After having taken the oaths required by an act of Congress.

      MARRIAGE

      Ambrose married Margaret Ann Patten, December 25, 1844 at Harman's Bottom, now called New Baltimore. A Benedictine Father married them. Dictated by Mrs. Mary a (Breig) Spacer, age 75 (1922) to her granddaughter Miss Emma M. Grabenstein.
    Person ID I06857  McKenzie Genealogy
    Last Modified 7 Jun 2017 

    Father Ambrose Joseph Breig,   d. UNKNOWN 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Maria Agatha Hogg,   d. UNKNOWN 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F03424  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Ann Patton,   b. 12 Apr 1827, Elk Lick Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1897, Meyersdale, Somerset County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1844  Harman's Bottom, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Helena Breig,   b. 10 Oct 1846,   d. 11 Oct 1846  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
     2. Mary Ann Breig,   b. 27 Aug 1847,   d. 28 Aug 1939  (Age 92 years)  [natural]
     3. Esther Sophia Breig,   b. 25 Oct 1849, Meyersdale, Somerset, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1911, Tulsa, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)  [natural]
     4. Elizabeth Rose Breig,   b. 1 Jan 1852, Meyersdale, Somerset, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1931, Greenville Twp., Somerset, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  [natural]
     5. Joseph Breig,   b. 20 Feb 1853,   d. 27 Dec 1853  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
     6. Martha E. Breig,   b. 17 Feb 1856,   d. 24 Apr 1944  (Age 88 years)  [natural]
     7. Albert Breig,   b. 7 Jun 1857,   d. UNKNOWN  [natural]
     8. Peter Paul Breig,   b. 11 Feb 1859,   d. 22 Nov 1929  (Age 70 years)  [natural]
     9. Sarah Louise Breig,   b. 24 Feb 1860,   d. 17 Aug 1916  (Age 56 years)  [natural]
     10. Alphonsus Joseph Breig,   b. 30 Oct 1860,   d. 16 Aug 1916  (Age 55 years)  [natural]
     11. George Francis Breig,   b. 8 Oct 1865, Salisbury, Somerset, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1944, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [natural]
     12. Eva Cecelia Breig,   b. 5 Feb 1868,   d. 11 Jun 1934  (Age 66 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 7 Jun 2017 
    Family ID F01040  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart


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