Phillip Breen a farmer from Wexford, Ireland migrated to Canada early 1800's settling in Montreal-St. Catherine, Quebec, date unk. Married a Mary Maddock presumed from Wexford, Ireland, date unk. Believed to be parents 6 children (1-Daughter and 5 Son's). It's believed the lads sought work as labors digging the Wellend Canal. A son named Lawrance/Laurance believed to have died in a 2 story fall from a boarding house outside stairway. Richard Phillip Breen my GG Grandfather settled in Michigan 1866.