Trilby at Kelly Morris Circus

† Trilby
ID Number:   SSP Number: T2306 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 32 years old
Dead date: 1952
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Kelly Morris Circus
ArrivedKelly Morris Circus 1950-00-00
from Cole Brothers Circus
Cole Brothers Circus 1942-00-00
from Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo 1939-02-16
from Cole Brothers Circus
Cole Brothers Circus 1936-00-00
from William P Hall Animal Farm
William P Hall Animal Farm 1931-04-28
from Robbins Brothers Circus (Fred Buchanan)
Robbins Brothers Circus (Fred Buchanan) 1924-00-00
from World Brothers Wild Animal Circus
World Brothers Wild Animal Circus 1923-00-00
from William P Hall Animal Farm
William P Hall Animal Farm 1923-00-00
from Firma Ruhe (Tierhandelsfirma Ruhe)
Born:1920 wild
Document updated2010-09-25: 

The North American Regional Studbook lists this elephant with a Temporary Studbook Number, lacking "supporting documentation to validate their identity."

1923: along with Jenny, Katie, Babe, Mary & Sidney to Halls farm

Records about Trilby from Bob Cline
TRILBY
Female Asian
1923 - Wm. P. Hall farm
1923 - World Bros. Circus
1924 to 1930 - Robbins Bros. Circus 1930 - 18 years old
Bought by W.P.Hall from Fred Buchanan April 28,1931
1932 to 1935 - Wm. P. Hall Farm
1936 - stayed in Cole Winter Quarters
1937 to 1939 - Cole Bros. Circus
1940 to 1941- Cleveland, OH Zoo
1942 to 1952 - Cole Bros. Circus
1952 - Kelly-Morris Circus
Died - 1952


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