Gazlay Family History

FamilyMinnie Bertha Prill


FatherFrederich Prill (April 1860 - )
MotherBertha _____ (November 1859 - )

Personal Information

Record Created: 2 January 2017; Last Edited: 2 January 2017 
NameMinnie Bertha Prill
Born August 1886 in New York1, 2, 3, 4
Married 3 April 1907 in Kings County, New York to Walter Nicot Orpen5
Died 27 July 19586
Buried in Linden Hill United Methodist Cemetery, Ridgewood, Queens County, New York6


Spouse 1FamilyWalter Nicot Orpen (son of George Lamprey Orpen and Cornelia Helen Forman)
Born 2 August 1882 in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York
Married 3 April 1907 in Kings County, New York to Minnie Bertha Prill
Died 29 March 1959
Children of Minnie Bertha Prill and Walter Nicot Orpen:
1.FamilyHarold Frederick Orpen
Born 12 January 1908 in Kings County, New York
Died 24 December 1934 in New York, New York


  1. U.S. Federal Census, 1900, New York, Kings County, Brooklyn, Enumeration District 219, Sheet No. 14, family of Frederick Prill (40, Germany, April 1860); wife of 17 years Bertha Prill (40, Germany, November 1859, 3 children, 2 living); daughter Minnie Prill (13, New York, August 1886); daughter Louisa Prill (12, New York, October 1887).
  2. U.S. Federal Census, 1920, New York, Queens County, Woodhaven, ED No. 432, Sheet No. 7B, family of Walter N. Orpen (36, New York, electrician, Navy Yard); wife Minnie B. Orpen (32, New York); son Harold Orpen (11, New York); mother Cornelia H. Orpen (71, New York).
  3. U.S. Federal Census, 1930, New York, Queens County, Woodhaven, Enumeration District 35, Sheet No 11A, family of Walter M. Orpen (47, New York, electrician, electrical shop, first married age 25); wife Minnie B. Orpen (43, New York, first married age 23); son Harold Orpen (23, New York, clerk, title trust co.); mother in law Bertha Prill (71, Germany, widow, first married age 29).
  4. U.S. Federal Census, 1940, New York, Queens County, Queens Borough, Enumeration District 41-1870A, Sheet No. 13B, family of Walter Orpen (57, New York, electrician, pipes (smoking)); wife Minnie Orpen (53, New York); mother in law Bertha Prill (81, Germany, widow).
  5. Italian Genealogical Group, New York City Grooms Records (with Bride information), Walter M. Orden [sic, actually Walter N. Orpen] and Minnie B. Prill, married on 3 April 1907 in Kings [County]; certificate number 8586.
  6. Obituary, The Leader-Observer, Woodhaven, Queens, New York, 31 July 1958, Minnie B. Orpen, died: 27 July 1958; born: Manhattan; survived by: husband Walter, and sister Louise Serine; interment: Linden Hill Cemetery.