Richard Koontz Brindle

M, (1 August 1893 - 12 July 1962)
Father-Biological*John George Brindle b. 7 Nov 1867, d. 21 Jun 1943
Mother-Biological*Ethel McMichael b. 14 Nov 1872, d. 6 Jan 1930
Last Edited=25 Apr 2022
Richard Koontz Brindle
     Richard Koontz Brindle was born on 1 August 1893 at Unity Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.1 He was the son of John George Brindle and Ethel McMichael. Richard Koontz Brindleappeared on the US Census of 1900 in the household of John George Brindle and Ethel McMichael at 204 Rose Street, Manor, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.1 Richard Koontz Brindleappeared on the US Census of 1910 in the household of John George Brindle and Ethel McMichael at Cleveland Ave, Manor, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.2 According to the Federal Census in 1910, Richard was a laborer in a coal mine.2

Richard Koontz Brindle married Anna P. Shabella.

1. Barbara S. Brindle (1916-2001)
2. Harold Leon Brindle (1917-2000)
3. Dorothy P. Brindle (1919-2011)
4. Margaret M. Brindle (1921-2003)
5. Anna Marie Brindle (1923-2011.)

Richard registered for the draft giving his age as 49; his address as Blairsville FFD#3, Brenizer, Derry Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania; and his employer as the Westmoreland Mining Company in 1942 at Brenizer, Derry, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. He was a member of Saints Simon and Jude Roman Catholic Church. He died on 12 July 1962 at home on Blairsville, Indiana County, Pennsylvania, at age 68 from a massive cerebral hemorrhage. He was buried on 16 July 1962 at Saints Simon and Jude Cemetery, Blairsville, Indiana, Pennsylvania.

Compeller's Notes:
Birth: Caudill (2009) gives his death as the 14th of July, while his death certificate gives 12 July.3


  1. Census Bureau. 1900 U.S. Federal Census. Provo, Utah: Operations, 2004.
  2. Census Bureau. 1910 U.S. Federal Census. Lehi, Utah: Operations, 2006.
  3. Caudill, Mary Anne "Brindles." E-mail message from ocalagrl (at) at unknown address. 3 December 2009.