John Reese King Brooks1

M, #9833, b. 16 November 1831, d. 25 August 1916
     J. R. K. Brooks was born on 16 November 1831 at Cedartown, Greene County, Georgia.1,2,3 He was the son of (?) Brooks and (?) (?)4 He married Celia Lewis, daughter of Freeman Lewis and Apenith (?), on 6 April 1858 at Rusk County, Texas.5,2 He appeared on the census of 7 August 1860 in the household of Freeman Lewis and Apenith Lewis at Beat 6, Minden, Rusk County, Texas.2 He was employed as a farmer on 7 August 1860 at Beat 6, Minden, Rusk County, Texas.2 He became a widower upon the death of his wife, Celia Brooks, in 1861 at Rusk County, Texas.6,7 He married Caroline Cassandra Blackstock on 22 June 1865 at Rusk County, Texas.8,7 He and his wife Caroline Cassandra Brooks appeared on the census of 26 August 1870 at Pct 4, Henderson, Rusk County, Texas.7 He was employed as a farmer on 26 August 1870 at Pct 4, Henderson, Rusk County, Texas.7 He became a widower upon the death of his wife, Caroline Cassandra Brooks, on 7 June 1873 at Upshur County, Texas.9,4 He married Louisiana Brooks on 8 January 1874 at Texas.10,4 He and his wife Louisiana Brooks appeared on the census of 1 June 1880 at Rusk County, Texas.4 He was employed as a farmer on 1 June 1880 at Rusk County, Texas.4 He became a widower upon the death of his wife, Louisiana Brooks, on 25 October 1891 at Rusk County, Texas.10,11 He married Mollie Nelson on 28 September 1892 at Rusk County, Texas.12 He became a widower upon the death of his wife, Mollie Nelson, in January 1913 at Rusk County, Texas.13,14 He died from apoplexy at 6:00 am on 25 August 1916 at Rusk County, Texas, at age 84 years, 9 months and 9 days.15,1 He was buried on 26 August 1916 at New Prospect Cemetery, New Prospect, Rusk County, Texas.1,15

Child of John Reese King Brooks and Celia Lewis

Children of John Reese King Brooks and Caroline Cassandra Blackstock

Children of John Reese King Brooks and Louisiana Pearce

Family: John Reese King Brooks and Mollie Nelson

Citations

  1. [S806] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Memorial# 40162514 - John Reese King Brooks.
  2. [S1117] 07 Aug 1860, United States Federal Census, [database on-line], Provo, Utah County, Utah, Roll: M653_1304, Image: 150, FHL Film: 805304, P263.
  3. [S1111] Lula M. Conway, Texas Department of Health-Death Certificate.
  4. [S1119] 01 Jun 1880, United States Federal Census, [database on-line], Provo, Utah County, Utah, Roll: 1325, FHL Film: 1255325, P120B.
  5. [S1120] Texas Marriages, 1837-1973, online https://www.familysearch.org, Groom's Name: John R. K. Brooks
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    Bride's Name: Celia Lewis
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    Marriage Date: 06 Apr 1858
    Marriage Place: Rusk County, Texas
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    Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M75268-2
    System Origin: Texas-EASy
    Source Film Number: 1020943
    Reference Number: P 58.
  6. [S806] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Memorial# 69148067 - Celia Lewis Brooks.
  7. [S1118] 26 Aug 1870, United States Federal Census, [database on-line], Provo, Utah County, Utah, Roll: M593_1603, Image: 294, FHL Film: 553102, P437B.
  8. [S1120] Texas Marriages, 1837-1973, online https://www.familysearch.org, Groom's Name: John R. K. Brooks
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    Marriage Date: 22 Jun 1865
    Marriage Place: Rusk County, Texas
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    Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M75268-2
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    Source Film Number: 1020943
    Reference Number: pg 293.
  9. [S806] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Memorial# 69147744 - Caroline Cassandra Blackstock Brooks.
  10. [S806] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Memorial# 68819637 - Louisiana "Lou Ann" Pearce Brooks.
  11. [S1112] Mary F. Dunn and others, Liberty Cemetery, Rusk County, Texas.
  12. [S1120] Texas Marriages, 1837-1973, online https://www.familysearch.org, Groom's Name: J.R.K. Brooks
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    Bride's Name: Mollie Nelson
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    Marriage Date: 28 Sep 1892
    Marriage Place: Rusk, Texas
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    Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M75268-0
    System Origin: Texas-EASy
    Source Film Number: 1020945
    Reference Number: Pg 325.
  13. [S391] Texas Death Index, online www.ancestry.com, Name:     Mollie Brooks
    Death Date:     1/?/1913
    Death County:     Rusk
    Certificate:     2162.
  14. [S806] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Memorial# 40162516 - Mollie Nelson Brooks.
  15. [S1293] Texas, U.S., Death Certificates, 1903-1982, online search.ancestry.com, Name:     Jno Brooks
    Birth Date:     abt 1830
    Birth Place:     Green, Georgia
    Father:     Arch Brooks
    Age at Death:     86
    Death Date:     25 Aug 1916
    Death Place:     Rusk, Texas, USA.