Biographical Sketch of Martin B. Breck
MARTIN B. BRECK, eldest son of James Breck, Esq., was born Oct. 15, 1812. He was educated at the district school and Newport Academy, after which he turned his attention to mercantile pursuits. He remained with his father at Newport until he attained to his majority. He followed his vocation at Croydon, at Newport, and at Boston until 1841, when be removed to Rochester, N. Y., where his operations have been “eminently successful,” and where he now lives enjoying all the blessings which affluence can afford. In 1838 he married Mary Faxon, of Newport, who lived but a year and a half. In 1846 he married Miss Susan E. Waters, of Rochester.