William Penn Brett

Male 1854 - 1938  (84 years)


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  • Name William Penn Brett  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Born 19 May 1854  Decatur, Macon, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Family Search ID KZQ3-5CT 
    Occupation Tinner  [1
    Residence 1860  Decatur, Macon, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1880  Decatur, Macon, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1910  Decatur, Macon, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Ward 5 
    Buried 1938  Decatur, Macon, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Died 19 Dec 1938  Carrizo Springs, Dimmit, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 5, 6, 8
    Person ID I1305  MontyHistNotes_2014 | JMMM_son James Montgomery
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2022 

    Father Frederick Smith Brett,   b. 3 Jan 1825, Prince William County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1867, Decatur, Macon, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Martha Margaret Montgomery,   b. 3 Oct 1824, Rutherford County, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1901, Spokane, Spokane, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 21 Oct 1848  Decatur, Macon, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11, 12, 13, 14
    Family ID F1602  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Married Never Married  [2
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F40869  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 May 1854 - Decatur, Macon, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1860 - Decatur, Macon, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1880 - Decatur, Macon, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Ward 5 - 1910 - Decatur, Macon, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1938 - Decatur, Macon, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Dec 1938 - Carrizo Springs, Dimmit, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2931] 1880 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010;), Year: 1880; Census Place: Decatur, Macon, Illinois; Roll: 229; Family History Film: 1254229; Page: 338C; Enumeration District: 149; Image: 0142.
      Record for Martha Brett

    2. [S3480] Texas, Death Certificates, 1903–1982, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2013;).
      Record for William P Brett

    3. [S4088] Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;).
      Record for William P Brett

    4. [S3938] 1860 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2009;), Year: 1860; Census Place: Macon, Illinois; Roll: M653_203; Page: 685; Family History Library Film: 803203.
      Record for William Britt

    5. [S4204] U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;).
      Record for Frederick Smith Brett

    6. [S4204] U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;).
      Record for Martha Brett

    7. [S4209] 1910 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;), Year: 1910; Census Place: Decatur Ward 5, Macon, Illinois; Roll: T624_307; Page: 23A; Enumeration District: 0115; FHL microfilm: 1374320.
      Record for Wm P Brett

    8. [S4335] Newspapers.com Obituary Index, 1800s-current, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Lehi, UT, USA; Date: 2019;), The Decatur Herald; Publication Date: 22/ Dec/ 1938; Publication Place: Decatur, Illinois, United States of America; URL: https://www.newspapers.com/image/88365040/?article=7d6aacc0-4b57-4552-bd29-46e13c4f28b8&focus=0.8446317,0.74455214,0.97286314,0.862765&xid=2378.
      Record for William P. Brett

    9. [S4335] Newspapers.com Obituary Index, 1800s-current, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Lehi, UT, USA; Date: 2019;), The Semi-Weekly Spokesman-Review; Publication Date: 12/ Feb/ 1901; Publication Place: Spokane, Washington, United States of America; URL: https://www.newspapers.com/image/566359655/?article=84fa7143-34c8-4493-9116-b6c219bcc301&focus=0.4173287,0.69564295,0.54779196,0.7928636&xid=2378.
      Record for Frederick Brett

    10. [S298] Charlote Brett notes from Charlotte NC, Brett, Charlotte M, (Name: Date: 8 Oct 1971;;), Notes found in Charlotte, NC, Library written by Charlotte Brett.

    11. [S780] Montgomery Notes on Gamewell Line, Ware, Johnsie Pettus, (Name: Date: About 1974;;), These are notes found in the files of Mrs. Moffatt Ware in Shelby, NC. Perhaps she typed them; another possible author would be Curtis Montgomery, since most of the information involves his line. Another potential writer of these notes is Charlotte Brett.

    12. [S4003] Illinois, Marriage Index, 1860-1920, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2015;).
      Record for Frederick L Brett

    13. [S3934] Illinois Marriages to 1850, Dodd, Jordan, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 1997;).
      Record for Frederick L. Brett

    14. [S1231] Illinois Marriages, 1790-1860, Dodd, Jordan, Liahona Research, comp, (Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date:2004;;).
      Record for Frederick L. Brett