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Descendants of William & Rachel Brill

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Introduction:

A brief list of descendants of William BRILL (1844-1920) and Rachel BATTY/BROWN (1851-1939):

William and Rachel BRILL

  • James Alfred Litchfield later BRILL (1867-1931) 

    • born in Sebastopol, near Ballarat, Victoria.

    • co-founder of Ganmain's chaff industry with brothers William & John

    • the prime mover for moving Methodist services to Ganmain

    • m. Sarah Elizabeth "Lizzie" COX 

      • Amy Esther BRILL (1897-1936)

        • church organist

        • m. Bertram Walter EZZY (c1883-) in 1921

        • contracted polio in his 20's requiring him to use crutches

      • Allan Alfred  BRILL (1900-1976) of Narrandera

        • farmer and keen musician, started the Ganmain Brass Band

        • he & his wife died after a car accident in 1976

        • m. Ethel Amy EZZY (Bertram's sister) in 1924

          • see here

          • Noel Vivian BRILL

            • m. Athena HURSULA

      • May Beatrice BRILL (1902-dec)

        • m. Walter HETHERINGTON

  • Joseph William LITCHFIELD later BRILL (1869-1939) - born in Kildare

    • farmer, co-founder of Ganmain's chaff industry with brothers Alfred & John

    • m. Martha Fillary COX (family pic at bottom)

      • Emily Eva BRILL (1893-1968)

        • sold the farm & moved to Sydney after her father died

        • m. John "Jack" William JAMES (1880-1962)

      • Harold Victor BRILL (1900-1988)

        • farmer & Methodist Sunday School superintendent for over 30yrs

        • played on the wing in Ganmain's premiership team of 1925

        • ringmaster & senior vice president of Ganmain Show

        • m. Evelyn Maude HOSKIN

        • Raymond Victor BRILL (1925-)

        • Leonard William BRILL (1926-)

        • Alice Muriel BRILL (1928-)

        • Reginald Harold BRILL (1931-)

        • Alan Lindsay BRILL (1935-)

        • Barrie Francis BRILL (1938-)

  • Charlotte Maria "Ria" LITCHFIELD later  BRILL (1870-1935) - born in Ashby, near Geelong. She remained in Rochester when rest of family moved to Ganmain & was a witness at the weddings of her sisters, Martha Jane in 1893 & Jessie May in 1902.

    • m. Charles ROBBINS  - had 2 children to a previous marriage.

      • William John ROBBINS (1912-)

        • m. Dorothy JENKINS - no offspring

  • John Ebenezer LITCHFIELD later  BRILL (1872-1967)

    • farmer, co-founder of Ganmain's chaff industry with brothers William & John

    • m. Rebekah MARTIN

      •  Mary Myrtle  BRILL (1905-1982)

        • m. Henry James NASH in 1934

        • Mavis NASH (1957-1973)

        • Barbara NASH

  • Martha "Jane"  BRILL (1874-1965) - my great, grandmother - 1st child to be born as a BRILL, born 4th Feb 1874 at Sailor's Gully, Eaglehawk, Bendigo & usually known as Jane. After marriage, moved to Jung Jung near Mildura, Victoria and all her children were born there.

    • m. Arthur HUTCHESSON (1869-1960) - m. at Rochester according to rites of the Bible Christian Church on 21/2/1893.

      • Arthur Gilbert  HUTCHESSON (1895) aged 2 months and 21 days.

      • Jessie May HUTCHESSON (1896-1994)

        • m. John Henry GLARE (1891-1968)

          • Arthur John GLARE (1922-)

          • Joyce GLARE (1923-)

          • Alice May GLARE (1920-1967)

          • Reta GLARE (1926-)

          • Olive Ruth GLARE (1929-)

          • Mary Janetta GLARE (1933-)

          • David Roy GLARE (1936-)

      • Rachel Elizabeth HUTCHESSON (1898-1964)

        • m. James BOND

          • Leslie BOND (1926-)

          • Murray BOND (1928-1967)

      • Ruth  HUTCHESSON aka Bonnie (1902-dec)

      • Cyril HUTCHESSON

        • m. Irene MCINTYRE

          • John HUTCHESSON

          • Judith HUTCHESSON

          • Phillip HUTCHESSON

          • Leonie HUTCHESSON

      • Ada Ethel HUTCHESSON (1909-)

        • m. Joseph DEMPSEY

  • Eliza Ann "Tess" BRILL (1875-1962)

    • never married, lived with her parents

  • George Ernest  BRILL (1877-1942)

    • farmer raising turkeys, pigs & cows

    • m. Amelia May WINNELL (1877-1938)

      • Albert  George Winnell BRILL (1905-1907)

        • died from pneumonia

      • William Robert "Buster" BRILL (1907-1986)

        • labourer, keen tennis player & cricketer

        • did not marry

      • Rita Florence  BRILL (1909-)

        • seamstress

        • m. James LINSELL 

        • Raymond

      • Barbara Elva Ann  BRILL (1911-)

        • church organist

        • m. Syd HARRIS in 1937

      • Gladys  BRILL (1913-1913)

      • Phillis  BRILL (1913-1913)

      • Amy Iris  BRILL (1915-1994)

        • m. Ron LINSELL (Jim and Ron shared the same great grandfather - Thomas LINSELL) in 1943 and divorced in 1949

        • Ian LINSELL

      • Jack Lewis  BRILL (1919-1972)

        • did not marry, keen golfer & tennis player

  • Edward "Ted" BRILL (1878-1959)

    • farmer in Derain via Matong for over 60yrs

    • life member of Matong - Grong Grong football club

    • very involved with the local church

    • m. Bertha LOGIE (1887-1941)

      • James Edward BRILL (1906-2000)

        • seed production officer for Dept. Agriculture; played Aussie Rules football for 12yrs

        • m. Neita Myrtle HARRIS (sister of Syd) (1914-2004)

      • Hilda Jean BRILL (1909-1980)

        • m. William Frederick PIEPER

      • Kenneth Claude BRILL (1911-1991)

        • farmer, bus driver & social worker

        • life member of Ardlethan Football Club

        • Ardlethan's Citizen of the Year in 1988

        • m. Olive WHITE (1913-1998)

        • Rex

        • Barry

        • Keith

      • William Lloyd BRILL (1916-1964)

        • served in WWII in the 1st Aust. Lighthorse & became a pilot & Wing Commander leading to a career in the RAAF in Townsville.

        • became involved in the Scout Assoc. & Masonic Lodge.

        • m. Ilma Margaret KITTO

      • Edna Grace BRILL (1919-)

        • m. Allan Stewart HANSELL

      • Victor Vincent BRILL (1921-)

        • served in WWII in the RAAF; primary school teacher

        • m. Tess Florence JOHNSON

      • Fay Elinor BRILL (1930-)

        • involved in community work eg. Red Cross, CWA

        • m. Gordon David JONES

  • Jessie May  BRILL (1880-1920)

    • lived in Rochester East, then moved to "Sunnyside" in Fairy Dell in 1915

    • died after complications following premature birth of her 10th child on the same day her father died.

    • William MOORE married again, to Victoria MAY who cared for the younger children while the older children left home early, some cared for by aunties Eva & Ria.

    • m. William Ernest MOORE in 1902, brickmaker then carrier

      • William John  MOORE (1903-)

      • Ivy May Irene MOORE (1904-)

      • Eileen Della MOORE (1906-1966)

      • Reginald Eric MOORE (1908-)

      • Lillian Eva MOORE (1909-1944)

      • Doris Elvery MOORE (1911-1978)

      • Olive Jessie MOORE (1913-)

      • Bernard Ronald MOORE (1914-1981)

      • Daisy Emily MOORE (1917-)

      • Ernest David MOORE (1920-1920)

  • Rachel BRILL (1883-1883) - in Diggorra at 10 days old.

  • David BRILL (1884-1965)

    • farm labourer & later farmer, keen cyclist and footballer with Ganmain Club;

    • m. Catherine Louise HUNT (1889-1971)

      • Ronald David BRILL (1913-)

      • Lancelot William BRILL (1924-)

        • farmer; served in the Navy in WWII; keen cricketer, tennis player & angler.

      • Laurence Charles BRILL (1924-1925)

      • Helen Kathryn Louise BRILL (1933-)

  • Elizabeth Eva BRILL (1888-1975)

    • m. George Isaac Richard SYMES (1887-1960)

      • Reginald William SYMES (1911-1970)

      • Stanley George SYMES (1913-1965)

      • Margaret Rachel SYMES (1914-1916)

      • Elvery Glady SYMES (1918-)

      • James Alan SYMES (1928-)

  • Walter Leslie BRILL (1891-1976) 

    • took over his father's farm "Railway View" and was a leader in hay & chaff production. A dedicated church worker;

    • m. Marion " Edith" RENNIE

      • Leslie Arthur BRILL (1916-)

        • radio repairs; sound engineer;angler; took over his father's farm;

        • member Ganmain Brass Band; Masonic Lodge;

      • Albert John BRILL (1918-2008)

        • served WWII; motor mechanic;

  • Phillis May BRILL (1893-1975)

    • m. Herbert George CEELY (1894-1972) in Narrandera

      • Herbert Ronald CEELY (1919-)

      • Isabel May CEELY (1920-)

      • Jessie Jane CEELY (1922-)

      • Reginald Lloyd CEELY (1924-)

      • Alma Anne CEELY (1931-)

  • Elvina BRILL (1894-1975)

    • m. Leslie Robert FARRANDS (1888-1956)

      • Winifred Nancy  FARRANDS (1920-)

      • Mervyn Robert FARRANDS (1922-)

      • Sheila Merle FARRANDS (1926-)

      • Jeanette Lesley FARRANDS (1934-)

 

 

James Alfred BRILL

James Alfred's wife, Lizzie

 

Emily BRILL and husband Jack JAMES

Jack (John) BRILL

Mary BRILL daughter of John Ebenezer BRILL

 

 

 


 

Jessie May Hutchesson (my maternal grandmother)










 

Eva BRILL, husband George Symes on their wedding day

 

Eva BRILL, husband George Symes and children Reg and Stan

 

Walter Leslie BRILL

 

Walter Leslie and Marion Edith BRILL

 

Walter Leslie BRILL at Ganmain show in the 1970's.

 

Edith BRILL with sons Albert and Leslie at her 90th

Brill family - Phillis is on the left in white shirt, Martha "Jane" (my GGM) is in the middle of the back row with Rachel and William BRILL sitting in the middle of the front row.

Back L to R Phyllis, Wal, Ted, Martha Jane, George, Maria, John, Jessie, Dave, Eva. 

Front L to R Gladys, Alf, Rachel, William, Will, Eliza.  

Joseph William BRILL, his wife Martha COX, and children Harold and Emily

 

Martha Jane BRILL at rear, her husband Arthur HUTCHESSON (my great prandparents) and daughters Rachel, Bonnie and Ethel (front) ... hmmm... definitely can see my mother in Martha Jane

and again, Arthur Hutchesson, his wife Martha Jane BRILL and 3 of his daughters, from left Ethel, Rachel and Bonnie.

John PEDLEY and Sophia SEWELL:

Riverina Cemeteries monumental inscriptions & burial records relating to BRILLS:

Information from Shirley Brill regarding a separate BRILL family in Griffith:

 

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