|Birth: ||Aug. 27, 1863|
Bavaria (Bayern), Germany
|Death: ||Jul. 12, 1928|
George Brey was born at Rhan (Gemeinde Doefering) in Landkreis Cham (formerly Landkreis Waldmünchen), Bavaria, Germany, to Balthasar Stangl and Barbara Brei. He immigrated to America about 1880.
On January 8,1891, he married Theresia Liegel at St. Luke Catholic Church, Plain, Sauk County, Wisconsin. They had 6 children: Arthur, George T. Eulalia, Leona, Isador and Leo. His wife died December 27, 1904.
On August 21, 1905, he married his second wife, Mary Blau Brickl Ruhland at St. Luke Catholic Church in Plain.
Weekly Home News/Home News (Spring Green, Sauk County, Wisconsin), July 19, 1928, page 1, column 2, obituary for George Brey:
Plain Resident Dies Suddenly Last Thursday
George Brey was stricken last Thursday evening while visiting with a neighbor and died four hours later. Mr. Brey was one of Sauk county's substantial citizens, respected by all who knew him. While he was troubled with high blood pressure and on two occasions had severe hemorrhages from the nose, Mr. Brey had been feeling good until the night of his death. He retired from the farm in 1920 and removed to Plain, where he helped in the meat market of Blau & Ring, where his service and companionship are missed.
George Brey was born in Germany in 1864 and came to America at the age of sixteen years. He first married Theresia Liegel, who preceed him in death in 1903. To them were born five children: Arthur, George, Eulalia, Isadore and Leo, the latter dying at the age of nineteen years. In 1904, Mr. Brey married Mrs. Mary Ruhland, who with four children and nine grandchildren, survive.
The funeral was held at St. Luke's church last Saturday conducted by Rev. Chas. Surgess. Relatives from a distance present were Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Meyers of Chicago and Mr. and Mrs. Isadore Brey, John Ring, Mrs. Clem Ring, Mrs Tressie Conley of Madison, Mrs. Frank Lunenschloss of Richland Center and Alfred Frick of Elkader, Iowa.
Prayer card with photo: Zum frommen Andenken an George Brey, geboren den 27. August 1864, in Rahn, Deutchland, gestorben den 12. Juli 1928. Translation: In pious memory of George Brey, born August 27, 1864, in Rahn [Rhan], Germany, died July 12, 1928.
Mary Blau Brey (1863 - 1949)
Theresia Liegel Brey (1868 - 1904)*
Arthur John Brey (1892 - 1969)*
George Thomas Brey (1894 - 1968)*
Eulalia Beatrice Brey Ratzer (1896 - 1988)*
Leona Mathilda Brey (1899 - 1899)*
Isedor John Brey (1901 - 1976)*
Leo L. Brey (1903 - 1923)*
New Saint Lukes Catholic Cemetery
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Record added: Jun 22, 2010
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