Breakey, James Wheeler
Breakey, James Wheeler a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born of pious parents at Bethel, N.Y. He was remarkable for his thoughtful, studious disposition from childhood; experienced religion in his eighteenth year; spent the next ten years in studying and teaching; and in 1856 ,was admitted into the New York Conference, in which he served with zeal and marked success until his sudden death, April 10, 1868, in the thirty-seventh year of his age. Mr. Breakey was warmhearted, true confidential; intelligent and thorough, prudent and faithful, affectionate and devoted. Sec Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1868, page 76.