Johann Friedrich Gustav Brill Jr.

Johann Friedrich Gustav Brill Jr.

Death 20 Mar 1926 (aged 75)
Eagleville, Harrison County, Missouri, USA
Burial Eagleville, Harrison County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 14888863 · View Source
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Eagleville, Missouri Newspaper, March 31, 1926

John Frederick Gustav Brill, son of August and Minnie Fisher Brill, was born January 21, 1851, at Milo, Germany and died at his home in Eagleville, MO., March 29, 1926.

He was, 75 years, 11 months, and 29 days old.

He came with his parents to America in 1865. He was married to Ellen Rundquist, July 11, 1880.

To this union seven sons were born: Chas F., of Duluth, Minn.; Adair R. of Eagleville, MO.; Perry G. of Park Rapids, Minn.; Leander D. of Harrisonville, MO.; George C. of Kansas City, MO.; and Elmer R. of Chicago, ILL.

On March the 17th he was taken sick with paralysis shortly after midnight. Everything that medical attention and kind care could do was done, but of no avail, and on the 20th, he peacefully passed away. He is survived by his widow, six sons, two brothers, one sister and several grandchildren.

He was born into a Lutheran home, was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran Church, and remained faithful to the training he received in that church. He was a good husband and father. A kind neighbor and a good citizen of his adopted country.

The funeral services were conducted from the M. E. church at Eagleville. The sermon based on Psalms 116-15, was preached by the pastor, Rev. L. F. Harmon.

The body was interred in the Masonic cemetery.

He also had a son, Grant Brill, who died at a young age.

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