George Brandt
From, Illinois, Federal Naturalization Records, 1856-1991

B. February 21, 1902 in Calbe, Saale, Germany
D. June 1959
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  • Wife: Martha Brandt born October 29, 1904 in Calbe, Saale, Germany; married on August 18, 1923 in Calbe, Saale, Germany; last address in Fox Lake, Lake County, IL; Martha died August 1984 (See section pertaining to Martha Brandt buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery)
  • Children:
    1. George Brandt born June 3, 1925 in Germany
    2. Evelyn Marion (Brandt) Hendle Lang Robillard born January 24, 1930 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; December 1947 name listed as Evelyn Hendle; May 1962 name listed as Evelyn Mar Lang; September 18, 1981 name listed as Evelyn Marion Robillard; married Leon Henry Robillard (1923-2003); last residence Orlando, Orange County, FL; Evelyn died April 27, 2005; according to the Orlando Sentinel (Orlando FL), Friday, April 29, 2005, page B6: “ROBILLARD, EVELYN M. age 75 of Orlando, passed away Wed. April 27, 2005. Born in Chicago, IL, she moved to Central Florida 20 years ago.  She was a retired cafeteria worker and avid bingo player.  She is survived by her daughters, Jacqueline Lang and her long time partner, Joe of Fox Lake, IL and Lorraine Lang of Salem, WI; sons, George Lang and wife Sandra of Plano, TX, Robert Lang and wife Gloria of Dahlonega, GA and Douglas Lang and wife Margaret of Antioch, IL; brother, Walter Brandt of Orlando and George Brandt and wife Alice of Las Vegas, NV; sister, Elfrieda Krejci and husband Al of Belvidere, IL; grandchildren, Jamiee Noga, Brandon Lang, Christian Lang, Geoffrey Lang and Lyssa Lang; and a host of loving friends, bingo friends and neighbors.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Leon Robillard two years ago.  Funeral Services will be conducted at 4PM on Saturday, April 30, 2005 at Newcomer Family Funeral Home, 895 S. Goldenrod Road, Orlando, FL 407-277-4227.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2-4PM prior to the viewing.  Following the services, there will be a reception at Tamarack Mobile Home Park Clubhouse.  Arrangements by Newcomer Family Funeral Home, Orlando.  Messages of condolences may be left at:”
    3. Elfriede Brandt born July 19, 1932 in Chicago, Cook County, IL
    4. Walter F. Brandt born December 5, 1933 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; military SPC U.S. Army; last residence: Azalea Park, Orlando, Orange County, FL; Walter died June 27, 2010 (See section pertaining to Walter F. Brandt buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery)

Additional Information:

According to the Illinois, Federal Naturalization Records, 1856-1991:


I, George Brandt now residing at 1229 Montana Street, Chicago, Illinois., occupation Roofer, age 36 years, do declare on oath that my personal description is: Sex: Male, color: White, complexion: Fair, color of eyes: Blue, color of hair: Blond, height: 5 feet 5 inches; weight: 135 pounds; visible distinctive marks: none, race: German; nationality: German.  I was born in Calbe, Saale, Germany on February 21st. 1902.  I am married.  The name of my wife or husband is Martha.  We were married on August 18th, 1923 at Cable, Saale, Germany; she or he was born at Calbe, Saale, Germany, on October 29, 1904, entered the United States at New York, New York, on March 5th, 1926, for permanent residence therein, and now resides at with me.  I have 4 children, and the name, date and place of birth, and place of residence of each of said children are as follows: George born June 3rd, 1925 in Germany and resides in Chicago, Illinois.  Evelyn January 24th, 1930, Elfriede July 19th, 1932 and Walter Dec. 5th, 1933.  All born and reside in Chicago, Illinois.  I have heretofore made a declaration of intention: Number lost, on about Dec. 1925 at Chicago, Illinois, my last foreign residence was Calbe, Saale, Germany.  I emigrated to the United States of America from Hamburg, Germany, my lawful entry for permanent residence in the United States was at New York, New York under the name of Georg Brandt, on October 5, 1925 on the vessel SS. Andania.  Signed in Chicago, Illinois this 4th day of June anno Domini 1938.”

According to the 1940 U.S. Census for Chicago, Cook County, IL living at 3727 Seminary Avenue, the household residents were: George Brandt, head, age 38, married, highest grade completed: 7, born in Germany, lived in same place in 1935, occupation: assistant dyer; Martha Brandt, wife, age 35, married, highest grade completed: 7, born in Germany, lived in same place in 1935, occupation: fountain clerk – sweet shop; George Brandt, son, age 14, single, highest grade completed: 8, born in Germany; Evelyn Brandy, daughter, age 10, single, highest grade completed: 3, born in Illinois; Elfreida Brandt, daughter, age 7, single, highest grade completed: 1, born in Illinois; Walter Brandt, son, age 6, single, born in Illinois