Son of David Jr. and Betsy Nelson Brill.
Married Rachel Stickney Peabody about 1831, the daughter of Francis and Fanny Stickney Peabody.
David and Rachel were the parents of Francis Peabody, Nathan Stickney Hale, Fanny P. Brill Clapper, Nelson L., Oliver P., Henry, Albert E., Roswell H. and William David Brill.
He married Ruby C. Hardy daughter of Asa and Betsy Hardy on June 11, 1857 in Troy, Orleans County, Vermont.
David and Ruby were the parents of Rachel A. and Manly S. Brill.
He was at the siege of Port Hudson on the Mississippi where he died in 1863.
8th Vermont Infantry
Enlisted at Troy, Orleans, Vermont on December 4, 1861
Mustered in February 18, 1862
Died of disease August 27, 1863
Home in 1861 - Brome, Canada East.