1357. Robert Lee10 Fillebrown (Thomas Cordera9, Col. Henry Clay8, Thomas7, Hon. Thomas6, John5, John4, Thomas3, Humpfrey2 Phillibrowne, Robert1 ffilebrowne)(12494) was born in Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland June 5, 1910.(12495) The birth took place at Briarley Hall. It is an interesting historical note that prior to Robert's birth the property his parents rented was a girl's finishing school and later in 1917 became Briarley Hall Military Academy. In 1995 only the concrete gateposts to the property remain. Robert died November 26, 2007 in Winchester, Virginia, at 97 years of age.(12496) "He died at Winchester Medical Center. His death was instantaneous. He had been in the hospital three days for observation after a very mild heart attack and had been cleared to go home. He was eating dinner and talking to my sister when he reached for something on his tray and toppled to the floor. Doctors rushed in immediately, but he was already gone. Joel" His body was interred December 2007 in Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland.(12497) Burial was during a private service at Monocacy Cemetery Plot: Row F, Lot 11, Site 8.
Robert married Helen Bernice Williams February 11, 1933 in Washington, District of Columbia. The ceremony was at St. John's Episcopal Church at Georgetown.
Helen was born September 4, 1910.(12498) Helen(12499) was the daughter of Louis Edgar Harbaugh Williams and Catherine Mary Harbaugh. Helen died May 20, 1993 in Winchester, Virginia, at 82 years of age.(12500) She died at Winchester Medical Center.
Her body was interred May 1993 in Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland.(12501) Burial was at Monocacy Cemetery.
When Helen was age 23 and Robert Lee Fillebrown was age 23 they became the parents of Joel Ashton Fillebrown October 3, 1933 in Washington, District of Columbia.(12502) The birth was at Georgetown Hospital.
When Helen was age 27 and Robert Lee Fillebrown was age 27 they became the parents of Carolyn Lee Fillebrown October 28, 1937 in Washington, District of Columbia.(12503) The birth was at Columbia Hospital for Women.
Helen resided in Berryville, Clarke County, Virginia circa 1992.(12504) She received Social Security payments while at this place. The ZIP code was 22611.
When Robert was age 23 and Helen Bernice Williams was age 23 they became the parents of Joel Ashton Fillebrown October 3, 1933 in Washington, District of Columbia.(12505) The birth was at Georgetown Hospital.
Robert was employed at D.C. Highway Department as an engineer in Washington, District of Columbia date unknown.(12506) He was in the Division of Materials.
When Robert was age 27 and Helen Bernice Williams was age 27 they became the parents of Carolyn Lee Fillebrown October 28, 1937 in Washington, District of Columbia.(12507) The birth was at Columbia Hospital for Women.
Robert served in the military date unknown in Dijon, France.(12508) He was in the 442nd ordinance Heavy Automotive Co., U.S. Army.
Robert was employed at Washington Engineering & Testing as owner in Washington, District of Columbia date unknown. He was a materials engineer. He originally worked for the company and then bought it and became President. The firm tested building materials, including brick, concrete, sand, gravel, and stone, for specification compliance. Other testing included concrete slabs, roofs, and floors for load bearing quality. They also designed concrete mixes for various applications.
Robert retired from Washington Testing Services, Inc in Merrifield, Fairfax County, Virginia circa 1975.(12509) He sold the laboratory, designed and built by him, to Columbus Testing of Columbus, Ohio with the agreement that all of the employees would be able to continue with the new firm. The business continued operating, in 1995, under the same name.
Robert resided in Berryville, Clarke County, Virginia circa 1992.(12510) The address was Route 1 Box 2055.
A relative visited.(12511) On January 17, 1999 Charles Jerry Fillebrown and his wife Sue visited Carolyn Lee Mellen in her home in Estero, Florida. Her father Robert Lee Fillebrown was visiting his daughter from his home in Berryville, VA. Carolyn is Jerry's 4th cousin and Robert is Jerry's 3rd cousin once removed. Thomas Fillebrown and his wife Elizabeth Cheever were 3rd great grandparents of Jerry and Carolyn and 2nd great grandparents of Robert.
Robert resided in Berryville, Clarke County, Virginia circa 1999.(12512) The address was 1410 Pierce Road.
Robert's funeral was held December 15, 2007 at Enders & Shirley Funeral Home in Berryville, Clarke County, Virginia. Pastor Jennings B. Wood was the Officiant at the 2:00 P.M. service.
Robert Lee Fillebrown and Helen Bernice Williams had the following children:
Joel Aston Fillebrown
1933 - 2013
Obituary Photograph By Memorial Networks
+ 1758 i. Joel Ashton11 Fillebrown was born October 3, 1933.
+ 1759 ii. Carolyn Lee Fillebrown (still alive).
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