1.JOHN1 BREES was born Abt. 1713, and died March 04, 1803.He married DOROTHY RIGGS Abt. 1737, daughter of EDWARD RIGGS and ALPHIA STOUGHTON.She was born Abt. 1713 in Newark, Essex, NJ, and died November 23, 1803. Notes for JOHN BREES: !BURIED: Said to be buried with wife in Basking Ridge Presbyterian Churchyard, however, no stones mark their graves.It is only assumed, as they attended church and appear in many records of the BR Presb. Church. More About JOHN BREES: Burial: Basking Ridge, Somerset, NJ Notes for DOROTHY RIGGS: Supposed to be buried in BR Presb. Ch. graveyard, but no stone marks her grave or that of her husband, John Brees' grave. More About DOROTHY RIGGS: Burial: Basking Ridge, Somerset, NJ Children of JOHN BREES and DOROTHY RIGGS are:
SARAH2 BREES, m. JEREMIAH HAYDEN.
II JOHN BREES, b. November 08, 1738; d. March 24, 1829; m. HANNAH GILDERSLEEVE, January 30, 1769, Morristown, Morris Co., NJ; b. June 09, 1750, Morristown, Morris, NJ; d. January 15, 1844, Horseheads, Chemung, NY.
Notes for II JOHN BREES: !NOTE:BREIS spelling from First Church Morristown, NJ Combined Registers. !MARRIED: listed in Combined Registers of First Church Morristown-30 Jan 1769.
Notes for HANNAH GILDERSLEEVE: !BAPTISED: source= news001.Also listed in 1st Ch. Morristown Church records, with same baptismal date.Zophar Gildersleeve is listed as father. !MARRIED:Listed in Morristown Ch. records as marrying John Breis, Junior.
More About HANNAH GILDERSLEEVE: Christening: July 15, 1750, Morristown, Morris, NJ