Martin Mathias Breit
- Born: 18 Jul 1882, Hermeskeil, Germany
- Marriage: Eva Gillie Boucher on 15 May 1909 in Prescott, Yavapai Co., Arizona
- Died: 26 Nov 1966, San Antonio City, Bexar Co., Texas at age 84
- Buried: 29 Nov 1966, San Jose Burial Park, San Antonio City, Bexar Co., Texas
Cause of his death was Brain Damage / Gun Shot Wound, Self Inflicted [suicide] / he had been chronically ill.
The 1910 Federal Census for San Antonio Ward 5, Bexar Co., Texas, District 38, page 282B, dated April 25, 1910 records M. M. Briet (27 - Germany/Germany/Germany) and Eva Brett (20 - Arkansas/Michigan/TN) with their son John Brett (5/12 - TX) living at 306 Josephine. Martin has been married to Eva for 1 year and is employed as a "Linotype" Operator at a Printing Office. He indicates he immigrated in 1887. Eva has had 1 child.
The 1920 Federal Census for San Antonio Ward 7, Bexar Co., Texas, District 94, page 282B, dated Jan 7, 1920 records Martin Brett (42 - Germany/Germany/Germany) and Eva Brett (30 - AZ/US/US) with their son John Brett (9 - TX) living at 229 [East] Drexel. Martin is employed as "Tintype" "Newspaper".
The 1930 Federal Census for San Antonio Ward 7, Bexar Co., Texas, District 133, page 160A, dated April 5, 1930 records Martin Breit (47 - Germany/Germany/Germany) and Eva Breit (40 - TX/SC/SC) with their son John Brett (19 - TX) living at 229 [East] Drexel. Martin immigrated in 1887 and is employed as "Lynatypest" "News Paper". They own their home valued at $35,000. Actually, most of the homes in this area are valued at $3,000 to $4,000 so I believe the $35,000 is likely $3,500.
The 1940 Federal Census for San Antonio Ward 7, Bexar Co., Texas, District 259-203, page 3304A, dated April 12, 1940 records Martin Breit (57 - Germany) and Eva Breit (50 - Arkansas) with their sons Eugene Brett (19 - TX) and Harlan Breit (17 - TX) living at 227 [East] Drexel. Martin is a Service Manager for a Typewriter Business. Note: Not sure where Eugene and Harlan were in the 1930 census record above.
Texas, Naturalization Records, 1881-1992
Name: Martin Mathias Breit
Residence: 227 E. Drexel, San Antonio, Texas
Occupation: linotype machinist
Personal Description: ruddy complextion, hazel eyes, gray hair, 5' 9", 185 lbs, r/ index finger amputated
Married: Eva Grille Breit on May 15, 1909 in Prescvott, Arizona. She was born Oct 30, 1989 in Newport, Arkansas
Birth Date: 18 Jul 1882
Birth Place: Hermeskeil, Germany
Emigrated to U. S.: Through New York City on April 14, 1889 from Antwerp, Belgium
Record Date: abt 1942
Court District: Western District of Texas
Court Place: San Antonio, Texas
Record Type: Naturalization Petition
Petition Number: 8598
Texas, Death Certificates, 1903\endash 1982
Name: Martin M Breit (widowed)
Residence: 4614 Rimrock Dr., San Antonio, Bexar Co., TX
Occupation: Machinist - Printing
Birth Date: 18 Jul 1882
Birth Place: Germany
Residence: San Antonio, Bexar Co., Texas
Father: Peter Breit
Mother: Anna Schuh
Age at Death: 84
Death Date: 26 Nov 1966
Death Place: San Antonio, Bexar Co., Texas
Burial: Nov 29, 1966 at San Jose Burial Park
Informant: Harlan Breit [son]
Martin married Eva Gillie Boucher on 15 May 1909 in Prescott, Yavapai Co., Arizona. (Eva Gillie Boucher was born on 30 Oct 1889 in Newport, Arkansas, died on 2 May 1961 in San Antonio City, Bexar Co., Texas and was buried on 4 May 1961 in San Jose Burial Park, San Antonio City, Bexar Co., Texas.) The cause of her death was Arteriosclerotic Heart Disease & Failure.
Arizona, Select Marriages, 1888-1908
Name: Mart M. Breit
Marriage Date: 15 May 1909
Marriage Place: Prescott, Yavapai, Arizona
Spouse: Eva Gillie Boucher
FHL Film Number: 2027419
Reference ID: Book #5 Page # 66