MARTHA (SCHNEIDER) BRANDT

Martha (Schneider) Brandt gravestone
(Photo by Vernon B. Paddock)

B. October 4, 1904 in Calbe, Germany
D. August 1984
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  1. George Brandt born June 3, 1925 in Calbe, Germany; married Alice (last name unknown); both living in Las Vegan NV in 2005; George died in Henderson, Clark County, NV

According to the New York, U.S., Arriving Passenger and Crew Lists (including Castle Garden and Ellis Island), 1820-1957:

“LIST OR MANIFEST OF ALIEN PASSENGERS FOR THE UNITED STATES IMMIGRATION OFFICER AT PORT OF ARRIVAL

S.S. Bremen, Passengers sailing from Bremen, Febr. 27th, 1926 – Arriving at Port of New York, March 11, 1926:

Family Name: Brandt; Given Name: Martha; Age: 21 years; F(emale); M (Married); Calling or occupation: H-Wife; Read: Y; Able to read: German; Write: Y; Nationality: German; Race: German; Last permanent residence: Germany; City or town: Barby; The name and complete address of nearest relative or friend in country whence alien came: Father I.L.: Earl Brandt, Barby A. Elbe, Jungfernsting; Final destination State: Ill.; City or town: Chicago; By whom was passage paid? See Col. 19 (Husband: Georg Brandt); Whether in possesion of $50, and if less, how much? No; Whether ever before in the United States: No; Whether going to join a relative or friend: Husband: Georg Brandt, 1414 School Str. Chicago, Ill; Purpose of coming to United States: Perman; Condition of health, mental and physical: Good; Height: 5 feet, 4 inches; Complexion: Fair; Hair: Bl; Eyes: Gr; Place of Birth: Germany; Place of Birth: Germany – Stadt Calbe A.S.

Family Name: Brandt; Given Name: Georg; Age: 8 months; M(ale); S (Single); Calling or occupation: Child; Read: No; Able to read: (blank); Write: No; Nationality: German; Race: German; Last permanent residence: Germany; City or town: Barby; The name and complete address of nearest relative or friend in country whence alien came: Gr. Father: As above; Final destination State: Ill.; City or town: Chicago; By whom was passage paid? See Col. 19 (Husband: Georg Brandt); Whether in possesion of $50, and if less, how much? No; Whether ever before in the United States: No; Whether going to join a relative or friend: Husband: Father: as above; Purpose of coming to United States: Perman; Condition of health, mental and physical: Good; Height: (blank); Complexion: Fair; Hair: Bl; Eyes: Bl; Place of Birth: Germany; Place of Birth: Germany – Stadt Calbe A.S.

According to the U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947:

“Name: George Brandt; Place of Residence: 1040 Dakin Street, Chicago, Cook  County, Illinois; Mailing Address: 1040 Dakin Street, Chicago, Illinois; Telephone: Lakeview 9621; Age in Years: 18; Date of Birth: June 3, 1925; Place of Birth: Calbe, Germany; Name and Address of Person Who Will Always Know Your Address: George Brandt, 1040 Dakin St, Chicago, Ills; Employer’s Name and Address: Bayer Aspirin Co., 441 Lake Shore Drive; Place of Employment: Same as above; Race: White; Height: 5′ 6″; Weight: 145 lbs; Eyes: Gray; Hair: Blonde; Complexion: Light; Other obvious physical characteristics that will aid in identification: Wears glasses; Signed: June 3, 1943”

  1. Evelyn Marion (Brandt) (Hendle) (Lang) Robillard born January 24, 1930 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; married (1) unknown Hendle about 1947; married (2) Robert “Bob” H. Lang (aka Langenstrass) (1932-1999) about 1962, son of Horace William Langenstrass (1912-1978) and Margaret Florence (Ranusch) Lang (1913-2013); married (3) Leon Henry Robillard (1923-2003) about 1981; last residence Orlando, Orange County, FL; Evelyn died April 27, 2005

According to the U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007:

“Name: Evelyn Marion Brandt (Evelyn Hendle) (Evelyn Lang) (Evelyn Robillard); Gender: Female; Race: White; Birth Date: 24 Jan 1930; Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois; Death Date: 27 Apr 2005; Father: George Brandt; Mother: Martha Schnieder (sic); SSN: 342228796; Notes: Jun 1944: Name listed as EVELYN MARION BRANDT; Dec 1947: Name listed as EVELYN HENDLE; May 1962: Name listed as EVELYN MAR LANG; 18 Sep 1981: Name listed as EVELYN MARION ROBILLARD; 07 May 2005: Name listed as EVELYN M ROBILLARD”

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: www.newcomerfamily.com.”

  1. Elfrieda Martha (Brandt) Krejci born July 19, 1932 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; married Albert F. Krejci (1929-2015) on January 23, 1954 in North Chicago, Lake County, IL, son of Robert Krejci (1889-1961) and Mary (Kucera) Krejci (1908-1987); Elfrieda died March 8, 2014 in Belvidere, Boone County, IL

According to the Northwest Herald (Woodstock IL) Wednesday, March 12, 2014, page 13:

ELFRIEDA M. KREJCI
Born: July 19, 1932; In Chicago, IL
Died: March 8, 2014; In Belvidere, IL
   Elfreida Martha Krejci, age 81, of Belvidere, IL passed away Saturday, March 8, 2014 in Belvidere.  She was born on July 19, 1932 in Chicago, IL, the daughter of George and Martha Brandt.
   On January 23, 1954, she married Albert Krejci, in North Chicago, IL.  In January, they celebrated 60 years of marriage together.
   Elfrieda worked as a receptionist at Jewel Tea in Barrington, IL until her retirement in 1990.  She enjoyed camping with family.
   Elfrieda is survived by her husband, Albert; their children, Robert (Pat) Krejci of Crystal Lake, Albert (LouAnn) Krejci of Woodstock, Susan (Steve) Melton of Leavenworth, KS, Linda (Joe) Wundsam of McHenry; eight grandchildren, Jason (Jennifer) Krejci, Kristi (Gene) Krause, David (Julie) Stone, Heather (Greg) Bonti, Aaron (Melissa) Krejci, Adam (Staci) Krejci, Alex Krejci,Shelley (Tim) Albright; and fifteen great grandchildren.
   Memorial services will be private.
   Any contributions made in her memory may be sent to Northern Illinois Hospice and Grief Center, 4215 Newburg Rd., Rockford, IL 61108″

  1. Walter F. Brandt born December 5, 1933 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; Veteran 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 1940 U.S. Census for Chicago, Cook County, IL living at 3727 Seminary Avenue, the household members were:

“George Brandt, head, age 38, married, highest grade completed: 7, born in Germany, lived in same place in 1935, occupation: assistant dyer – dyeing company; 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, lived in same place in 1935; Evelyn Brandt, daughter, age 10, single, highest grade completed: 3, born in Illinois, lived in same place in 1935; Elfreida Brandt, daughter, age 7, single, highest grade completed: 1, born in Illinois, lived in same place in 1935; Walter Brandt, son, age 6, single, born in Illinois, lived in same place in 1935”