Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

John Brill

Male 1870 - 1952  (81 years)


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  • Name John Brill 
    Born 22 Sep 1870  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1881  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Reformed Presbyterian 
    Occupation 1901  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Laundry Agent 
    Occupation 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Foundry Man, Foundry 
    Religion 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1952  722 Duke St, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-89705 
    Died 2 Jan 1952  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I89705  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2019 

    Father Peter Brill,   b. 1814, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1900  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Margaret Ritz,   b. 3 Nov 1824, Konken, , Rheinland-Pfalz [Bavaria], Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1879, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Family ID F31084  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna Barbara Wilhelmina Keil,   b. 8 Sep 1871, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1938, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 29 Sep 1897  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Harold Frederick Brill,   b. 3 Apr 1899, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1967, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     2. Laura Anna Brill,   b. 9 Aug 1900, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1907, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 6 years)
     3. Baby Brill,   b. 22 Jul 1902, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1902, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     4. Herbert John Brill,   b. 3 May 1904, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1963, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     5. Frederick Norman Keil Brill,   b. 31 Aug 1905, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1975, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     6. Dorothy Brill,   b. May 1910, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Dora Mary "Dorothy Mae" Brill,   b. 24 May 1910, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1992, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F37430  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John Brill

      PRESTON, Jan. 3 \emdash John Brill died at his home, 722 Duke St., yesterday. He was 81. A native of New Hamburg, he lived there until he came to Preston 65 years ago. He was an iron melter at Clare Bros., for 48 years until he retired. He was married in Preston, in 1897 to Anna Wilhelrnina Keil who predeceased him in 1938. A member of the Canadian Order of Foresters.Mr. Brill was also a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church. He was the last surviving member of a family of seven children, four brothers and two sisters having predeceased him. A daughter Laura also predeceased him in infancy. Surviving are three sons, Harold and Fred of Preston and Herbert of Detroit, and a daughter,Mrs. Milton (Dorothy) Hilborn of Preston. Three grandchildren also survive. The body is at the Stager-Pass Ltd., Funeral Home where the funeral will be heldSaturday, at 2: 30 p.m. Interment will be in the Preston Cemetery.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 3 Jan 1952 pg 5

  • Sources 
    1. [S204] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1901, Preston (Village) F-2 Page 15.

    2. [S250] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1871, Page 7.

    3. [S251] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1881, New Hamburg 1881 Page 19.

    4. [S1669] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1911, Div. 24 Pg. 15.

    5. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name: John Brill Date of Birth: 22 Sep 1870 Gender: Male Birth Place: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name: Peter Brill Mother's name: Margaretha Ritz

    6. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      [Monument] Brill [Front And Back] [Front] [Flat Foot Markers] Aubrey Neil Son Of/ Harold & Vera Brill/ May 26, 1933 - Jan. 3, 1934./ Harold F./ Brill/ Apr. 3, 1899 - Feb. 3, 1967. Vera Diehl/ Brill/ Apr. 14, 1906 - Mar. 22, 1986. Frederick K./ Brill/ Aug. 31, 1905 - Feb. 15, 1975. Dorothy Brill/ Hilborn/ May 24, 1910 - Aug. 31, 1992. [Front] [Head Marker] Robert Kyle/ Brill/ Nov. 7, 1938/ May 23, 1997/ The Lord Is My Shepherd./ [Back] [Flat Markers] Laura Anna Daughter Of/ John And Anna Brill/ Aug. 9, 1900 - May 12, 1907./ Mother/ Anna Barbara W. Keil/ Beloved Wife Of John Brill/ Sept. 8, 1871 - May 27, 1938./ Father/ John Brill/ Sept. 22, 1870 - Jan. 2, 1952./ Herbert C./ Brill/ May 3, 1904 - May 11, 1963.

    7. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Anna Welhelmina Barbara Keil Age: 26 Birth Date: abt 1871 Birth Place: Preston, Ontario Marriage Date: 29 Sep 1897 Marriage County or District: Waterloo Father: Frederick Keil Mother: Anna Keil SpouseJohn Brill Spouse's Age: 27 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1870 Spouse Birth Place: New Hamburg Ont Spouse Father: Peter Brill Spouse Mother: Margaret Brill

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Sep 1870 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Reformed Presbyterian - 1881 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Sep 1897 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laundry Agent - 1901 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Foundry Man, Foundry - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1952 - 722 Duke St, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Jan 1952 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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