Morris Y. Brendlinger
(1856-1932)
Agnes Roberta Heilig
(1864-1941)
Leo H. Brendlinger
(1890-1977)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Edna Whitman Beecher

2. Eva Irene Evans

Leo H. Brendlinger 1 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 23 Apr 1890, Pottstown, Montgomery, PA 1 2 4 5 7
  • Christened: 19 Jul 1890, Pottstown, Montgomery, PA 8
  • Marriage (1): Edna Whitman Beecher
  • Marriage (2): Eva Irene Evans in 1910 in , , NJ
  • Died: 18 Mar 1977, Reading, Berks, PA at age 86 1 2 4
  • Buried: 22 Mar 1977, Pottstown: Edgewood Cemetery, Montgomery, PA 1

   Another name for Leo was Leon H. Brendlinger.9 10

   FamilySearch ID: L651-64W.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1900 in Pottstown, Montgomery, PA. 11 The 1900 census recorded at 477 N. Charlotte Street: Morris Brendlinger, carpenter, 43, born Aug 1857, living with wife Bertie, 36, Nov 1864; Raymond, 17, Apr 1883; Jennie, 14, Jul 1886; and Leon, 10, Apr 1890. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

2. Census in 1910 in Pottstown, Montgomery, PA. 12 The 1910 census recorded at 477 N. Charlotte Street: Maurice Brendlinger, carpenter, 53, living with wife Agnes, 46; Jennie, 22; Leon, 20, and granddaughter Hazel Brendlinger, 2. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

3. Occupation: office manager, Flagg & Co, Stowe, PA on 5 Jun 1917 in Stowe, Montgomery, PA. 9

4. He was described as tall, slender, light gray eyes, light brown hair on 5 Jun 1917 in Pottstown, Montgomery, PA. 9

5. Residence: 378 Evans St., Pottstown, PA on 5 Jun 1917 in Pottstown, Montgomery, PA. 9

6. Census in 1930 in Mount Carmel, Northumberland, PA. 13 The 1930 census recorded at 20 Fifth Street: Leon H. Brendlinger, manager of iron works, 40, living with wife Edna W., 40; son James, 17; and daughter Mary Jane, 7. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

7. Census in 1940 in Reading, Berks, PA. 14 The 1940 census recorded renting at 143 Walnut Street in Reading: Leo Brendlinger, office clerk for cigar factory, 40, with wife Edna, 40; daughter Mary J., 17. They were born in Pennsylvania and lived in the same place in 1935.

8. Residence: 143 Walnut St., Reading, PA on 16 Oct 1940 in Reading, Berks, PA. 15

9. Occupation: Yocum Bros. 4th & Walnut Streets, Reading PA on 27 Apr 1942 in Reading, Berks, PA. 5

10. He was described as 5' 8" 154 lbs. Brown eyes brown hair dark complexion. Huge scar on left forearm. On 27 Apr 1942 in Norristown, Montgomery, PA. 5

11. Residence: 303 Butter Lane, Mount Penn, PA on 27 Apr 1942 in Mount Penn, Berks, PA. 5

12. Residence: on 7 May 1945 in Mount Penn, Berks, PA. 10

13. Census in 1950 in Reading, Berks, PA. 16 The 1950 census recorded at 303 High Street in Reading (Lower Alsace Township): Leo Brendlinger, 60, office clerk in cigar factory, living with wife Eda [sic, should be Edna], 60; and son-in-law Paul M. O'Leary, 43; daughter Mary J. [nee Brendlinger], 28; grandson Paul L., 7; and granddaughter Kerry A., 2 weeks old on 4/26/1950 when the census record was recorded. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

14. Residence: 307 S. Hanover St., Pottstown, PA 19464 on 12 Jan 1967 in Pottstown, Montgomery, PA. 3

15. Residence: on 18 Mar 1977 in Reading, Berks, PA. 4

16. Obituary: The Mercury: obituary of Leo Brendlinger on 19 Mar 1977 in Pottstown, Montgomery, PA. 4 Leo Brendlinger, 86, succumbs at hospital
Leo Brendlinger, 86, widower of Edna (Beecher) Brendlinger, Reading and a native of Pottstown. died Friday in Reading Hospital, where he was a patient for a week. Born in Pottstown, he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Morris Brendlinger. He was employed as secretary-treasurer of Yocom Brothers Cigar Factory, Reading, until his retirement in 1956. Surviving are a son, James M., Laureldale; a daughter, Mary J., wife of Francis H. Adams, with whom he resided; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be 10 a. m. Tuesday from the Sanders Funeral Home, Reading. Interment will be in Edgewood Cemetery. A viewing will be 7 to 9 p. m. Monday in the funeral home.


Leo married Edna Whitman Beecher, daughter of William Ayers Beecher and Emma Laura Whitman. (Edna Whitman Beecher was born on 1 Jan 1891 in Temple, Berks, PA, USA,3 17 18 died on 12 Jan 1967 in Pottstown, Montgomery, PA 3 18 and was buried on 15 Jan 1967 in Pottstown: Edgewood Cemetery, Montgomery, PA 3 18.)


Leo next married Eva Irene Evans in 1910 in , , NJ. (Eva Irene Evans was born on 8 Jul 1889 in Pottstown, Montgomery, PA,19 died on 30 Jun 1920 in Pottstown, Montgomery, PA 19 20 and was buried on 3 Jul 1920 in Pottstown: Edgewood Cemetery, Montgomery, PA 19 21.)


Sources


1 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=85265790.

2 U.S. Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JBBG-DTT null, Mar 1977; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

3 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 6849. Edna Brendlinger. Father William A. Beecher. Mother Emma Laura Beecher. Spouse Leo Brendlinger.

4 The Mercury (Pottstown, PA), 19 Mar 1977, page 2. Obituary of Leo Brendlinger.

5 Ancestry.com, U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 (National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Washington, D.C.), Leo Brendlinger, b. 23 Apr 1890 Pottstown, PA.

6 Reading Eagle (Reading, PA) (Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania.), 31 Dec 2013, obituary of Mary J. Adams.

7 FamilySearch.org, United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VQFD-8WZ Leo Brendlinger, 1942;.

8 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013, Leo Brendlinger b. 23 Apr 1890 baptized 19 Jul 1890 Trinity United Church of Christ, Pottsotwn, PA.

9 United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K6VR-ZX5 Leon H Brendlinger, 1917-1918; citing Montgomery County no 5, Pennsylvania, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1509.

10 Pottstown Mercury (Pottstown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania), 7 May 1945, page 3. Obituary of William A. Beecher.

11 1900 United States Census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M3Q5-6ZD : 13 January 2022), Leon Brendlinger in entry for Morris Brendlinger, 1900.

12 1910 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MG8G-5Z4 Leon Bruedlinger in household of Maurice Bruedlinger, Pottstown Ward 8, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 139, sheet 15A, family 335.

13 1930 United States Census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHZJ-TMK Leon H Brendlinger, Mount Carmel, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 41, sheet 4A, line 4, family 71.

14 1940 United States Census, Leo Brendlinger, Reading, PA.

15 Ancestry.com, U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947 (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), James Malcom Brendlinger, b. 12 Jan 1913 Pottstown, PA, father Leo H. Brendlinger.

16 "1950 United States Census," https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6XB5-Y9SJ Leo Brendlinger, Lower Alsace Twp, Berks, PA. 303 High Street in Reading.

17 1900 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Chester County, North Coventry Township, Series: T623 Roll: 1393 Page: 174.

18 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=85265802.

19 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/85265797.

20 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 71110 Eva Brendlinger, b. 8 Jul 1889, d. 30 Jun 1920, father Lewis Evans, mother Elizabeth Sembling.

21 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 71110 Eva Brendlinger, b. 8 Jul 1889, d. 30 Jun 1920, father Lewis Evans, mother Elizabeth Semling.



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