Almira Brill

11 February 1801–15 April 1878 (Age 77)
Middlesex, Middlesex, Yates, New York, United States

The Life of Almira

When Almira Brill was born on 11 February 1801, in Middlesex, Middlesex, Yates, New York, United States, her father, John Brill Jr, was 44 and her mother, Hannah Cornell, was 44. She married Daniel Lamoree in 1822. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Rhinebeck, Dutchess, New York, United States for about 15 years. She died on 15 April 1878, in Milan, Dutchess, New York, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Lamoree
Almira Brill
Marriage: 1822
Elizabeth Lamoree
Martha Lamoreaux
Hannah Lamoreaux
Sarah Lamoreaux
John B Lamoree
Mary C. Lamoreaux
William H B Lamaree
Armenia Lamoree

Spouse and Children



    Elizabeth Lamoree


    Hannah Lamoreaux


    Sarah Lamoreaux


    John B Lamoree


    Martha Lamoreaux


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+8 More Children

World Events (7)


Age 2

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 2

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.

Age 22

When Yates County was formed in 1823, Middlesex became part of the new county.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from Brill in Buckinghamshire, named with the Celtic element bre- ‘hill’ + Old English hyll also ‘hill’.2 North German and Dutch: habitational name from any of various places in northwestern Germany and the Netherlands named Brill, from Middle Low German brūl, bröil ‘wet lowland’. Compare German Bruehl .3 German: from Middle Low German brill ‘eyeglasses’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of spectacles or perhaps a nickname for someone who wore them.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Armenia Lamoree in household of Daniel M Lamoree, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Armina Lamoree in household of Daniel Lamoree, "New York State Census, 1865"

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