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Breckinridge, Joseph Cabell

Male 1842 - 1920  (78 years)


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  • Name Breckinridge, Joseph Cabell  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Born 14 Jan 1842  Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 10
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Aug 1920  Washington, District of Columbia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Person ID I61367  Bob Juch's Kin
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2018 

    Father Breckinridge, Robert Jefferson,   b. 8 Mar 1800, Cabell's Dale, Lexington, Fayette Co., KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1871, Danville, Boyle, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Preston, Ann Sophonisba,   b. 9 Apr 1803, Smithfield, Montgomery, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1844, Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1823  Abingdon, Washington Co., Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F21630  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Dudley, Louise Ludlow,   b. 20 Feb 1849, Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1911, North Hatley, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 21 Jul 1868  [3, 11
    Children 
     1. Breckinridge, Charles Henry Preston,   b. 6 Sep 1884,   d. 19 Jul 1885, Lexington, Fayette Co., KY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
     2. Breckinridge, Henry Dudley Skillman,   b. 25 May 1886, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1960, New York, New York Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)  [natural]
     3. Breckinridge, Mabel Warfield,   b. 16 Feb 1877,   d. 24 Mar 1877, Fort Foote, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
     4. Breckinridge, Scott Dudley,   b. 23 May 1882, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1941, Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)  [natural]
     5. Breckinridge, Mary Dudley,   b. 20 Jul 1869, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1939  (Age 69 years)  [natural]
     6. Breckinridge, Lucian Scott,   b. 1 Dec 1878, Washington, District of Columbia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1941, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)  [natural]
     7. Breckinridge, Ethelbert Ludlow Dudley,   b. 17 Jul 1875, Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1914, Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)  [natural]
     8. Breckenridge, Lucy Hayes,   b. 7 Jan 1881, Washington, District of Columbia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1959  (Age 77 years)  [natural]
     9. Breckinridge, Louise Dudley,   b. 1873,   d. 1874  (Age 1 years)  [natural]
     10. Breckinridge, Robert J.,   b. 1869, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1871, Lexington, Fayette Co., Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)  [natural]
     11. Breckinridge, Joseph Cabell,   b. 6 Mar 1872, Fort Monroe, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1898, Battleship Maine, Havana, Cuba Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)  [natural]
     12. Breckinridge, Margaret Scott Skillman,   b. 1 May 1889, Washington, District of Columbia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1970, Washington, District of Columbia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [natural]
     13. Breckinridge, John Preston,   b. 29 Oct 1890, Washington, District of Columbia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F20595  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Jan 1842 - Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Aug 1920 - Washington, District of Columbia, USA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    J.C. Brekenridge
    J.C. Brekenridge
    Breckinridge, Joseph Cabell Maj Gen & Louise Ludlow Dudley (L
    Breckinridge, Joseph Cabell Maj Gen & Louise Ludlow Dudley (L
    Breckinridge, Joseph Cabell Maj Gen (Lex)
    Breckinridge, Joseph Cabell Maj Gen (Lex)
    Letter to Abraham Lincoln
    Letter to Abraham Lincoln
    lexington cem
    lexington cem

  • Notes 
    • The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans: Volume I Breckinridge, Robert Jefferson BRECKINRIDGE, Joseph Cabell, soldier, was born in Baltimore, Md., Jan. 14, 1842; son of Robert Jefferson Breckinridge, and grandson of John Breckinridge, statesman. He was graduated from the University of Virginia in 1860, and the following year entered the U.S. army as aide-de-camp, joining Gen. William Nelson at Camp Dick Robinson, Ky., Aug. 30, 1861. He was aide-de-camp to Gen. George H. Thomas during the advance toward east Tennessee, and after serving through the siege of Corinth, Miss., he was made 2d Lieutenant of artillery in April, 1862. He was on duty at Pensacola and at Fort Barrancas, Fla., commanding boat and scouting expeditions and performing local staff duties. On Aug. 1, 1863, he was promoted 1st Lieutenant, and in 1864 he served in the Atlanta campaign, was captured and confined at Macon, Ga., and at Charleston, S.C. For gallant service during this campaign he received the brevet rank of captain. He was exchanged in September, 1864, and in January of the following year served as mustering officer for the eastern district of Kentucky. In March, 1865, he was brevetted major for meritorious services, and in September, 1865, he went with his regiment to California. The following year he was aide-de-camp on the staff of Gen. H. W. Halleck, served on recruiting duty, and in 1868 was on leave of absence. From 1870 to 1874 he was adjutant of the artillery school; in June, 1874, was promoted captain, serving from 1875 to 1878 at Fort Foote, Md.; in 1876 at Petersburg, Va., and in 1877 was with his command during the strike and riots at Pittsburgh, Pa. For three years following he was stationed at the Washington arsenal, and was promoted major and assistant inspector-general on Jan. 19, 1881; Heutenant-colonel and inspector-general, Feb. 5, 1885; colonel. Sept. 22, 1885; and brigadier-general, Jan. 30, 1889. He was commissioned major-general of volunteers, May 4, 1898, and in June, 1898, was made inspector-gen-eral on the staff of General Miles. He was discharged from the volunteer service, Nov. 30, 1898.

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