Emma Brooks1

F, b. circa 1848
     Emma Brooks was born circa 1848 at Illinois.1 She was the daughter of Benjamin Brooks and Deborah M. Hatfield.1

Citations

  1. [S1307] 1850 Federal Census, Hancock County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M432, Roll 109; FHL #1500331.

Esther Mae Brooks

F, b. 12 March 1897, d. September 1965
     Esther Mae Brooks was born on 12 March 1897 at Indiana. She married Everett Arnold Cash. Esther Mae Brooks died in September 1965 at Winchester, Randolph Co., IN, at age 68. She was buried in 1965 at Jericho Cemetery, Winchester, Randolph Co., IN.

Child of Esther Mae Brooks and Everett Arnold Cash

Fannie V. Brooks

F, b. 2 October 1879, d. 4 December 1965
     Fannie V. Brooks was born on 2 October 1879 at Indiana. She married Firman Tomey on 10 August 1898 at Daviess Co., IN. Fannie V. Brooks died on 4 December 1965 at Daviess Co., IN, at age 86.

Child of Fannie V. Brooks and Firman Tomey

George M. Brooks1

M, b. 9 February 1862, d. 31 March 1928
     George M. Brooks was born on 9 February 1862 at Dayton, Montgomery Co., OH.1 He married Emma Frances Martin circa 1885.1 George M. Brooks died on 31 March 1928 at Montgomery Co., OH, at age 66. He was buried in April 1928 at Happy Corner Cemetery, Englewood, Montgomery Co., OH, Findagrave #19594706.

Child of George M. Brooks and Emma Frances Martin

Citations

  1. [S288] 1900 Federal Census, Montgomery County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Films 1306 - 8; FHL #1241306-8.

Harlan Jesse Brooks1

M, b. 5 May 1898, d. 8 July 1996
     Harlan Jesse Brooks was born on 5 May 1898 at West Milton, Miami Co., OH.1 He was the son of George M. Brooks and Emma Frances Martin.1 Harlan Jesse Brooks married Ruth Elizabeth Forney, daughter of Rev. Daniel Long Forney and Anna Marie Shull, on 8 June 1923 at Chicago, Cook Co., IL. Harlan Jesse Brooks lived in 1925 at Vyara, Surat District, India, Missionary. He died on 8 July 1996 at age 98.

Child of Harlan Jesse Brooks and Ruth Elizabeth Forney

Citations

  1. [S288] 1900 Federal Census, Montgomery County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Films 1306 - 8; FHL #1241306-8.

Harold Gillmore Brooks

M, b. 22 September 1912
     Harold Gillmore Brooks was born on 22 September 1912 at California. He was the son of William James Brooks and Nora Rachel Gillmore. Harold Gillmore Brooks married Lois Soisin Ung on 5 September 1953.

Harold M. Brooks1

M, b. circa 1914
     Harold M. Brooks was born circa 1914 at Kansas.1 He married Ruth Bowman, daughter of William Moses Bowman and Dove Gere, circa 1938.

Citations

  1. [S3518] 1940 Federal Census, Reno County, Kansas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 1253.

Harry Elam Brooks1

M, b. 7 January 1867, d. 15 October 1963
     Harry Elam Brooks was born on 7 January 1867 at Pottawattamie Co., IA.1 He was the son of James Elam Brooks and Lucy Heath.1 Harry Elam Brooks married Adelaide Dencie Loomis, daughter of John Fay Loomis and Alice McCurdy Wing, circa 1892.2 Harry Elam Brooks died on 15 October 1963 at Tacoma, Pierce Co., WA, at age 96.

Children of Harry Elam Brooks and Adelaide Dencie Loomis

Citations

  1. [S552] 1870 Federal Census, Pottawattamie County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M593, Roll 416; FHL #545915.
  2. [S1173] 1900 Federal Census, Pottawattamie County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 455; FHL #1240455.

Isadore Brooks1

F, b. circa 1844
     Isadore Brooks was born circa 1844 at Illinois.1 She was the daughter of Benjamin Brooks and Deborah M. Hatfield.1

Citations

  1. [S1307] 1850 Federal Census, Hancock County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M432, Roll 109; FHL #1500331.

James Elam Brooks

M, b. 25 May 1830
     James Elam Brooks was born on 25 May 1830 at Highland Co., OH.1 He was the son of Benjamin Brooks and Sarah Henton. James Elam Brooks married Lucy Heath, daughter of Charles Heath and Adaline (?), on 15 June 1854 at Daviess Co., IN. James Elam Brooks lived in 1870 at Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie Co., IA.2 Occupation: Transfer Agent in 1870 at Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie Co., IA.2 Occupation: Livery Store Operator in 1880 at Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie Co., IA.3 He lived in 1880 at Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie Co., IA.3

Children of James Elam Brooks and Lucy Heath

Citations

  1. [S1307] 1850 Federal Census, Hancock County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M432, Roll 109; FHL #1500331.
  2. [S552] 1870 Federal Census, Pottawattamie County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M593, Roll 416; FHL #545915.
  3. [S553] 1880 Federal Census, Pottawattamie County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T9, Roll 0361, FHL #1254361.

Josiah Wright Brooks

M
     Josiah Wright Brooks married Martha Damarias Selby.

Child of Josiah Wright Brooks and Martha Damarias Selby

Julia Faye Brooks

F, b. 10 April 1902, d. 22 October 1990
     Julia Faye Brooks married Robert Dennis Windle, son of David Parker Windle and Lena Mae Duckworth. Julia Faye Brooks was born on 10 April 1902 at Calquitt, TX. She died on 22 October 1990 at Denton Co., TX, at age 88.

Child of Julia Faye Brooks and Robert Dennis Windle

Katherine C. Brooks1

F, b. 9 March 1861, d. 2 November 1935
     Katherine C. Brooks was born on 9 March 1861 at Missouri.1 She was the daughter of James Elam Brooks and Lucy Heath.1 Katherine C. Brooks died on 2 November 1935 at age 74.

Citations

  1. [S552] 1870 Federal Census, Pottawattamie County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M593, Roll 416; FHL #545915.

Laura M. Brooks1

F, b. February 1875
     Laura M. Brooks was born in February 1875 at Illinois.1 She married John R. Holliday on 17 September 1893 at Christian Co., IL.

Child of Laura M. Brooks and John R. Holliday

Citations

  1. [S3654] 1900 Federal Census, Payne County, Oklahoma. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 1341; FHL #1241341.

Louetta Brooks

F
     Louetta Brooks married Harry Minor Tidwell.

Child of Louetta Brooks and Harry Minor Tidwell

Louisa Brooks

F, b. 25 January 1814, d. 6 July 1900
     Louisa Brooks was born on 25 January 1814 at South Carolina. She married Laben Corr, son of John Corr and Mary (Polly) Zachary, on 13 July 1836 at Pendleton District, Anderson Co., SC. Louisa Brooks died on 6 July 1900 at Pickens Co., AL, at age 86.

Children of Louisa Brooks and Laben Corr

Marie Cecile Brooks1

F, b. 27 November 1893, d. 18 July 1995
     Marie Cecile Brooks was born on 27 November 1893 at Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie Co., IA.1 She was the daughter of Harry Elam Brooks and Adelaide Dencie Loomis.1 Marie Cecile Brooks married George Edwin Hazen, son of Thomas Wildey Hazen and Allie Josephine Palmer, in 1912 at Omaha, Douglas Co., NE. Marie Cecile Brooks lived on 12 January 1920 at Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie Co., IA, with her parents.2 She lived on 5 April 1930 at 3413 North Eighth Street, Tacoma, Pierce Co., WA.3 She lived on 12 April 1940 at Woodrow Precinct, Pierce Co., WA.4 She died on 18 July 1995 at Tacoma, Pierce Co., WA, at age 101.

Children of Marie Cecile Brooks and George Edwin Hazen

Citations

  1. [S1173] 1900 Federal Census, Pottawattamie County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 455; FHL #1240455.
  2. [S2221] 1920 Federal Census, Pottawattamie County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T625, Roll 510.
  3. [S1477] 1930 Federal Census, Pierce County, Washington. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Rolls 2509 - 12; FHL #2342243 - 46.
  4. [S2131] 1940 Federal Census, Pierce County, Washington. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 4391.

Marjorie E. Brooks

F, b. 20 November 1922, d. 2 June 2008
     Marjorie E. Brooks was born on 20 November 1922 at Martha, Jackson Co., OK. She married Lloyd Gettis Albritton. Marjorie E. Brooks died on 2 June 2008 at Tyler, Smith Co., TX, at age 85 OBITUARY - Marjorie E. (Brooks) Albritton, Find-A-Grave:

Services for Mrs. Marjorie Brooks Albritton will be 3 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Home with Rev. Dr. Paul Powell officiating. Burial will be at 2:15 p.m. at the Cathedral in the Pines Cemetery under the direction of Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Directors.
Viewing hours for Mrs. Albritton will be noon until 9 p.m. on Thursday and 8 a.m. until noon on Friday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Albritton died June 2, 2008, in Tyler. She was born Nov. 20, 1922, in Martha, Okla., to the late Benjamin and May Henry Brooks.
Mrs. Albritton was a former kindergarten teacher at Caldwell Play School in Tyler for several years. She was the former owner of Albritton Carden school, formerly known as Harriett Wood's Carden School in Tyler. She was a longtime member of Green Acres Baptist Church and a member of the Joy Class and the Stitchery group.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Lloyd Albritton; sister, Dr. Benjy F. Brooks; brother, Bart Brooks.
Survivors include daughters, Kaelan Anderson and husband Robert of Oak Harbor, Wash., Janna Patrick and husband Phillip Patrick of Spring, and Jody Balfay and husband Mike of Bullard; five grandchildren, Amy Nelson and husband Les of Ferndale, Wash., Bonnie Balfay of Flint, Paul Balfay of Fort Worth, Michelle Balfay of Bullard, and Jon Patrick of Houston; and four great-grandchildren.
Honorary pallbearers are Robert Anderson, Robert Craig, Paul Balfay, Jon Patrick, Phillip Patrick and Morris Gary.
Family will have visitation after the service on Friday at the funeral home.

Minerva Jane Brooks

F, b. 21 September 1838, d. after 12 November 1850
     Minerva Jane Brooks was born on 21 September 1838. She was the daughter of Benjamin Brooks and Sarah Henton. Minerva Jane Brooks died after 12 November 1850 Minerva was listed with the family on the 1850 census.1

Citations

  1. [S1307] 1850 Federal Census, Hancock County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M432, Roll 109; FHL #1500331.

Nathan Brooks1

M, b. circa 1847
     Nathan Brooks was born circa 1847 at Illinois.1 He was the son of Benjamin Brooks and Deborah M. Hatfield.1

Citations

  1. [S1307] 1850 Federal Census, Hancock County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M432, Roll 109; FHL #1500331.

Sarah Amarilla Brooks1

F, b. June 1854, d. 1900
     Sarah Amarilla Brooks was born in June 1854 at Ohio.1 She married Joel Abbott Bird in 1873. Sarah Amarilla Brooks died in 1900 at Pratt Co., KS.

Child of Sarah Amarilla Brooks and Joel Abbott Bird

Citations

  1. [S400] 1880 Federal Census, Wyandot County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T9, Roll 1079, FHL #1255079.

Sarah Ann Brooks

F, b. 25 July 1836
     Sarah Ann Brooks was born on 25 July 1836.1 She was the daughter of Benjamin Brooks and Sarah Henton.

Citations

  1. [S1307] 1850 Federal Census, Hancock County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M432, Roll 109; FHL #1500331.

Squire S. Brooks1

M, b. circa 1872
     Squire S. Brooks was born circa 1872 at Missouri.1 He married Jenny (?).

Child of Squire S. Brooks and Jenny (?)

Citations

  1. [S2255] 1920 Federal Census, Decatur County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T625, Roll 486.

Starr Brooks

M
     Starr Brooks was the son of Sarah Starr.

Thomas Brooks

M
     Thomas Brooks was the son of Sarah Starr.

Thomas Brooks1

M, b. circa 1862
     Thomas Brooks was born circa 1862 at Pottawattamie Co. (probably), IA.1 He was the son of James Elam Brooks and Lucy Heath.1

Citations

  1. [S552] 1870 Federal Census, Pottawattamie County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M593, Roll 416; FHL #545915.

Thomas Richard Brooks

M, b. circa 1842
     Thomas Richard Brooks was born circa 1842.1 He was the son of Benjamin Brooks and Sarah Henton.

Citations

  1. [S1307] 1850 Federal Census, Hancock County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M432, Roll 109; FHL #1500331.

Tryphena Margaret Brooks

F, b. 29 February 1860, d. 31 March 1948
     Tryphena Margaret Brooks was born on 29 February 1860 at Moweaqua, Shelby Co., IL. She was the daughter of Josiah Wright Brooks and Martha Damarias Selby. Tryphena Margaret Brooks married James Gray Stewart on 9 March 1881 at Cass Co., IL. Tryphena Margaret Brooks married Martin Kitzmiller Duncan, son of Joseph Franklin Duncan and Susannah C. DeVault, circa 1903. Tryphena Margaret Brooks and Martin Kitzmiller Duncan were divorced between 1910 and 1927. Tryphena Margaret Brooks died on 31 March 1948 at Moweaqua, Shelby Co., IL, at age 88 OBITUARY - Find-A-Grave:

Tryphena Brooks, daughter of Josiah Wright Brooks, a native of Georgia, and Martha Damarias Selby, a native of Kentucky, was born February 29, 1860, on a farm near Moweaqua, Illinois. Her father and mother were members of the Moweaqua Methodist Church, to which they took their children and in which they took an active part.
Her father died when she was 14 years old, and she and her brothers and sisters early learned to take the responsibilities of the home in helping their mother to provide a living and care for the family. Tryphena loved housework, gardening, nursing, and millinery.
She married James Stewart, a native of Pennsylvania and a former soldier in the 76th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. They operated the Round Grove Farm, three miles east of Moweaqua, Illinois and to them was born four children, James Franklin, Malcolm Wayne, Eltha, and Charles Leslie. James died on February 3, 1895 and in 1899, she moved to Moweaqua. In 1903, she wed Martin Duncan, father of her daughter in-law Gwendolyn.
She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star of Moweaqua and of the Shelby County (Kuilka) chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Friendships in Moweaqua, Shelbyville, Saint Louis, and Urbana were important in her life.
For nearly a year in her failing health she lived with her daughter-in-law Gwendolin Stewart in Moweaqua and with her grandson and his wife, Wayne and Vera Stewart of Monticello. Her sickness was not accompanied with a great deal of pain and she was able to have lively conversation with her brothers and other family members to within a few hours of her death, which occurred March 31, 1948.
The immediate members of her family, Charles Leslie, her son, and family of Urbana, Illinois; Gwendolin Stewart, her daughter-in-law and her family of Moweaqua; Mrs. John Middlesworth, Alameda, California, sister; Barkley Brooks, a brother, Decatur; Stephen Brooks, a brother, Decatur; Charles Brooks, a brother, Stonington; Mrs. Alberta B. Latch, a niece, Decatur; Mrs. Joseph W. Franke, a niece; Shirley D. Body, a nephew, Bement; and their families will cherish her memory, along with her six grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

Children of Tryphena Margaret Brooks and James Gray Stewart

Virginia Brooks1

F, b. 26 May 1920, d. 26 January 2011
     Virginia Brooks was born on 26 May 1920 at Sylvester City, Worth Co., GA.1 She was the daughter of Willis Malcolm Brooks and Alma Josephine Cochran.1 Virginia Brooks married John Lamborn Butler, son of Albert Edward Butler and Carolyn Lamborn, on 15 February 1943 at Nassau Co., FL, two sons. Virginia Brooks died on 26 January 2011 at Mecklenburg Co., NC, at age 90 per SSDI, last residence Rock Hill, SC. She was buried on 4 February 2011 at Mountain View Cemetery, Longmont, Boulder Co., CO, Find A Grave Memorial# 69088213.

Citations

  1. [S1904] 1930 Federal Census, Duval County, Florida. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 314; FHL #2340049.

Wilbur Levi Brooks

M, b. circa 1903
     Wilbur Levi Brooks was born circa 1903 at Schenectady, Schenectady Co., NY. He was the son of William Brooks and Ada Dutcher. Wilbur Levi Brooks married Ophal Geneva Boling, daughter of Alonzo Harvey Boling and Maud Inez Smith, on 5 January 1929 at Olympia, Thurston Co., WA.