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ANCESTORS OF PERCY BREES AND CORNELIA LUNDE
PERCY & CORNELIA BREES & FAMILY - These are all photos of my grandparents, Percy & Cornelia Brees after their marriage. There are also some photos of their 6 children. They both grew up in Minnesota, and lived in Montana after their marriage in 1917.
PERCY ELWOOD BREES ANCESTORS
& Thorn Family PHOTOS - Direct Ancestors - All of these photos
have my grandfather Percy Elwood Brees (before his marriage) or one of
his direct ancestors in them.
Brees & Thorn Family RECORDS 1800'S - Records I have for Percy and his ancestors.
Brees & Thorn Family RECORDS 1900'S
Brees & Thorn Family NOTES - Notes I have for Percy and his ancestors.
The Family of Solomon BREES & Sarah Jane THORN - Percy's parents & siblings. Solomon (b. 1839) & Sarah Jane (b. 1842) were both born in New York, but they lived in Steele, Douglas & Todd Co., Minnesota after their marriage in 1865.
The Family of John BREES 2 & Mary Ann MOORE - Percy's paternal grandparents through their son Solomon. There are links from this page to family pages for two of their sons - Solomon BREES & Sarah Jane THORN and also for Squire BREES and Ellen RUTAN. John Brees was born in 1809 in Horseheads, Chemung Co., NY and lived there his entire life. Mary Ann was born in 1810 in NY or PA, and she also lived in Horseheads most of her life.
The Family of Elias BREES & Deborah BENNETT- Percy's paternal g-grandparents through their son John. Elias was born in 1775 in Basking Ridge, Somerset Co., NJ, but came with his parents to Tioga (became Chemung) Co., NY in 1787. Deborah was born in 1789 in Orange Co., NY, and married Elias in 1806. Elias & Deborah both died in Lenawee Co., Michigan, where they emigrated in 1837.
The Family of Elisha MOORE & Esther HOPPER - Percy's paternal g-grandparents through their daughter Mary Ann. Elisha (b. 1783 ) & Esther (b. 1784) were both born in New York, and lived most of their lives in Veteran, Chemung Co., NY.
The Family of John BREES II & Hannah GILDERSLEEVE - Percy's paternal gg-grandparents through their son Elias. John was a Revolutionary War veteran, born in Basking Ridge, Somerset Co., New Jersey in 1738. Hannah was born in 1750 in New Jersey. John and Hannah emigrated to Tioga/Chemung Co., New York in 1787. They were early settlers of Horseheads, Chemung Co., NY, and lived there until they died. This page has links to family pages of their son John 2 BREES and also their son Samuel BREESE
The Family of John MOORE & Rebecca REEVES - Percy's paternal gg-grandparents through their son Elisha.
The Family of Cornelius HOPPER & Hannah ROCKWELL - Percy's paternal gg-grandparents through their daughter Esther. Cornelius (b. 1756) & Hannah (b. 1760) were early settlers of Tioga Co., New York, and also lived Luzerne Co., PA and Allegany Co,. NY.
The Family of John BREES & Dorothy RIGGS - Percy's paternal ggg-grandparents through their son John (b.1738)
The Family of Abraham BENNETT & Jerusha WANZER - Percy's maternal gg-grandparents through their daughter Deborah. There is a link from this page to the Family pages of their daughter Deborah and also their son Jacob.
The Families of Lawrence THORN - Percy's maternal grandfather and his marriages to Hannah Van Winkle & Martha Clark. Their is a link from this page to the Family pages of Lawrence & Hannah's daugher Sarah Jane Thorn Brees, and also of their daughter Maryette Thorn Foust.
The Family of Daniel THORN & Mary WANDEL - Percy's maternal g-grandfather through their son Lawrence. There is a link from this page to the Family pages of their son Lawrence, and also their older son John Thorn who married Ann Elizabeth Carpenter.
The Family of Langford THORN & Mary ROE - Percy's maternal gg-grandfather through their son Daniel.
The Family of John WANDEL & Letitia Aletta SWAN - Percy's maternal gg-grandparents through their daughter Mary. There are links to the family pages of children Peter Smith WANDEL & Sarah VANCLIEF and also Mary WANDEL & Daniel THORN
The Family of Albert R. VAN WINKLE & Margaret BUSH - Percy's maternal g-grandparents through their daughter Hannah
The Family of Lodowick BUSH & Magdalena FORSHEE - Percy's maternal gg-grandparents throught their daughter Margaret
The Family of Peter BUSH & Margaret BRUECKMAN/BRICKMAN- Percy's maternal ggg-grandparents through their son Lodowick
The Family of Barend FORSHEE & Francyntje BLAUVELT - Percy's maternal ggg-grandparents through their daughter Magdalena
ANNA CORNELIA LUNDE ANCESTORS
& Viker Family Photos - Direct Ancestors - All of these photos
have my grandmother Cornelia Lunde Brees (before her marriage) or one of
her direct ancestors in them.
Lunde & Viker Family RECORDS 1800's - Records I have for Cornelia & her ancestors in the 1800's and before
Lunde & Viker Family RECORDS 1900's - Records I have for Cornelia & her ancestors after 1900
Lunde LAND RECORDS - Hayward, Freeborn Co., MN - Land records for the Lunde family in Hayward, Freeborn Co., MN
Lunde/Viker LAND RECORDS - Moscow, Freeborn Co., MN - Land records for the Lunde & Viker family in Moscow, Freeborn Co., MN
Lunde & Viker Family NOTES - Notes I have for Cornelia & her ancestors.
The Family of Ole Pedersen LUNDE & Ingeborg Nilsdatter VIKER - Cornelia's parents & siblings. Also has link to the family page of Ole's brother Asle Pederson LUNDE and Gunhild FREDRICKSDATTER.
The Family of Peder Asleson LUNDE & Else Olsdatter GRAVLI - Cornelia's paternal grandparents, with links to family pages for their sons Asle Pederson LUNDE & Ole Pedersen LUNDE
The Family of Ole Nilson VIKER & Margit Nubsdatter ONSGAARD - Cornelia's maternal through their daughter Ingeborg.
The Families of Asle Gulbrandson LUNDE - Cornelia's paternal g-grandparent through his son Peder. Includes his marriages to Maren Nilsdatter Lysen & Kari Olsdatter Hval
The Family of Ole Weggersen GRAVLI & Ragnhild Olsdatter LINDELIEN- Cornelia's paternal g-grandparents through their daughter Else
The Families of Nils Hanson RUSTAND VIKER - Cornelia's maternal g-grandfather through his son Ole Nilsen the Elder. Includes his marriage to Kari Thorsdatter Viker, and his partnership with Aaste Olsdatter. There are links from this page to the family pages of his daughter Anne Viker Christianson and also his son Ole Nilsen the Elder.
The Family of Nub Knudsdatter ONSGAARD & Ingeborg Evensdatter DEVEGGE - Cornelia's maternal g-grandparents through their daughter Margit
The Family of Hans Olsen SORUM RUSTAND & Kari Olsdatter STOROYGARDEN - Cornelia's maternal gg-grandparents through their son Nils
The Families of Thor Nubsen VIKER - Cornelia's maternal gg-grandfather from his second marriage to Gjertrud Andersdatter Skollerud through their daughter Kari.
The Family of Gulbrand Gulbrandsen LUNDE (b.1735) & Ingeborg Palmesdatter SEMMEN - Cornelia's paternal gg-grandparents through their son Asle
The Family of Wegger Olsen GRAVLI & Else Larsdatter SKARUD - Cornelia's paternal gg-grandparents through their son Ole
The Families of Ole Anderson HVAL & Eli Knutsdatter SOMDALEN - Cornelia's paternal gg-grandparents through their daughter Kari. There are links to the family of their daughter Kari Hval who married Asle Gulbrandsen Lunde, and also to the family of their daughter Barbro Hval who married Ole Hansen Haukedalen. Kari & Barbro had grandchildren who married, and also had g-grandchildren who married, so there are ties between these two lines.
The Families of Gulbrand Gulbrandson LUNDE (b.1711) - Cornelia's paternal gg-grandparents through their son Gulbrand (b.1735). Gulbrand (b.1711) was married twice, to Ronnoug Iversdatter Flaskerud and Giertrud Nielsdatter. Their are links on this page to the family of son Gulbrand, and also son Endre Gulbrandson (b,1751), whose descendants include the Endre Gulbrandson (b. 1812) who was neighbor to Peder Lunde in Hayward, Freeborn Co., MN, and also Pastor Amund Lunde of Great Falls, Montana, who baptised all of the children of Percy & Cornelia (Lunde) Brees. Family pages in Endre's line posted on this site include Gulbrand Endresen Lunde (b. 1785) and Endre Gulbrandson (b. 1812)
& LUNDE FAMILY HISTORY
DUANE'S RED BOOK - This is a paper written as a college assignment by Duane Brees dated March 25, 1951 on his Brees & Lunde family history. Duane was the son of Percy & Cornelia Brees.