Guy Robert Brill

(1888-1933)
FatherWilliam Henry Brill (1859-1932)
MotherLaura Ellen Sackett (1866-1943)
Guy Robert Brill, son of William Henry Brill and Laura Ellen Sackett, was born in Harmony, Clay County, IndianaG, on 2 August 1888.1,2 He died aged 45 on 27 November 1933 and was buried at Lakeview Cemetery, Cheyenne, Laramie County, WyomingG.3 He married in about 1912, Leah A ___.4 Leah was born in KansasG in about 1890.4
     In 1900 Guy was living at Jackson Street, Brazil, Clay County, IndianaG, in the household of his parents William and Laura. He was wrongly recorded in the census as a daughter May Brill, aged eleven. The stated birth date, August 1888, matches Guy's birth date in other records.5
     In 1910 he was living in Posey, Clay County, IndianaG, in the household of his parents William and Laura, and was recorded as Guy R Brill, a stenographer in the Government land office, aged 21.6
     Guy completed a World War I draft registration card on 5 June 1917. He was a court reporter, aged 29, and was living at Basin, Big Horn County, WyomingG, with his wife and daughter.7
     In 1920 he was living at Basin, Big Horn County, WyomingG, and was recorded as Guy R Brill, stenographer/ court reporter, head of household, aged 31. Living with him were his wife Leah, 29, and their daughter Mary, aged three.8
     In 1930 he was living at Jackson Street, Sidney, Cheyenne County, NebraskaG, and was recorded as Guy R Brill, a reporter in the district court, head of household, aged 41. Living with him were his wife Leah, 40, and their daughter Mary Adele, aged 13.9

Child of Guy Robert Brill and Leah A ___

ChartsLine 3a (American)

 Notes & Citations

  1. "US, World War I draft registrations records 1917–1918", digital image, Ancestry.com.
  2. "Indiana Births, 1880–1920", database, Ancestry.com, "17 Mar 1893, Guy Brill, s. Wm Brill & Laura Sackett, Clay County, IN." H3:8. [This date of birth is assumed to be a transcription error; there are no other records supporting it.]
  3. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com).
  4. Census.
  5. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 363; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0004; FHL microfilm: 1240363
    Jackson, Brazil, Clay County, Indiana, 5 Jun 1900
    Brill, William, head, b. Jun 1859, 40, m. 15y, b. IN, father b. Germany, mother b. Germany, miner, coal, home rented
    Brill, Laura, wife, b. May 1866, 34, m. 15y, 4 ch, all living, b. IN, father b. IN, mother b. IN
    Brill, Mamie, dau, b. Aug 1886, 13, b. IN, father b. IN, mother b. IN, at school
    Brill, May [assumed error for son Guy], dau, b. Aug 1888, 11, b. IN, father b. IN, mother b. IN, at school
    Brill, Leah, son [sic], female [sic], b. Jul 1893, 6, b. IN, father b. IN, mother b. IN, at school
    Brill, Myrtle, dau, b. Mar 1890, 10, b. IN, father b. IN, mother b. IN, at school.
  6. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T624_343; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 0019; FHL microfilm: 1374356
    Posey, Clay County, Indiana, 21 Apr 1910
    Brill, William H, head, 49, m1. 25y, b. IN, father b. Germany, mother b. Germany, laborer, coal mine, home owned on mortgage
    Brill, Laurie E, wife, 47, m1. 25y, 7 ch, 6 living, b. IN, father b. IN, mother b. IN
    Brill, Mamie, dau, 22, b. IN, father b. IN, mother b. IN, caretaker, dentist office
    Brill, Leah*, dau, 18, b. IN, father b. IN, mother b. IN
    Brill, Guy R, son, 21, b. IN, father b. IN, mother b. IN, stenographer, Govt land office
    Brill, Myrta, dau, 15, b. IN, father b. IN, mother b. IN
    Brill, William, son, 7, b. IN, father b. IN, mother b. IN
    Brill, Dorris, dau, 11/12, b. IN, father b. IN, mother b. IN.
    [*Leah, the daughter of William and Laura, was married by this date and was enumerated with her husband Edward Dally and their son Morris at Brazil. It is noted that Leah in the above census record is listed out of age sequence. She could possibly be the wife of Guy, although they were not married until about 1912.]
  7. "US, World War I draft registrations records 1917–1918", digital image, Ancestry.com, "No 235/100, Guy Robert Brill, age 29, res. Basin, WY, b. Harmony, Ind, 2 Aug 1888, occ. court reporter, emp. by State of Wyoming, Fifth Judicial District, dependents wife and child, no previous military service, tall, slender, blue eyes, med brown hair, no disabilities. Reg. Basin, Big Horn County, WY, 5 Jun 1917."
  8. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T625_2025; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 1
    Basin, Big Horn County, Wyoming, 5 Jan 1920
    Brill, Guy R, head, home owned on mortgage, 31, b. IN, father b. IN, mother b. PA, stenographer, court reporter
    Brill, Leo A, wife, 29, b. KS, father b. England, mother b. Canada
    Brill, Mary A, dau, 3 5/12, b. WY, father b. IN, mother b. KS.
  9. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 1269; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 0016; FHL microfilm: 2341004
    Jackson St, Sidney, Cheyenne County, Nebraska, 3 Apr 1930
    Brill, Guy R, head, home rented $45 pm, 41, m. at 24, b. IN father b. IN, mother b. IN, reporter, district court
    Brill, Leah, wife, 40, m. at 23, b. KS, father b. England, mother b. Canada
    Brill, Mary Adele, dau, 13, b. WY, father b. IN, mother b. KS.
Generation.Tree10R.3a
Sackett line9th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
Last Edited3 November 2017