I am posting this message for my first cousin by marriage, Norma Jean Brett Hyatt. She doesn't have e-mail, so I will forward any replies. She is searching for her great- grandfather's nephew, William Brett, b. 2-24-1824, Colchester, ENG.
His grandfather was Isaac Brett, 1761-1844, Colchester, ENG. William Brett, his grandson was born 2-24-1824, Colchester, ENG.
William Brett is known to have lived in Boone Co., ILL and Mason City, IOWA and was living in Los Angeles, CA in 1916.His son was George W. Brett.