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Descendants of Benjamin BROOKS

Second Generation


2. John Nathaniel BROOKS (Benjamin ) was born 1814/1817 in South Carolina. He died 1 Feb 1863 in Homeplace near Duffee, Newton Co., MS and was buried NEWTON CO., MS in Moore Cemetery [AKA Walker Graveyard].

From a list of Company D, Chunky Heroes Co. D 3rd Reg't Mississippi Vol's Confederate Army it showed that John N. Brooks was Killed. This Reg't had 27 killed and 26 to die of disease.

John married Millicent C. "Millie" MOORE, daughter of Hardy Lemuel "Lem" MOORE, on 9 Dec 1838 in Sumter Co., AL. Millicent was born 1816 in Johnston Co., NC. She died 1895 in Home Place near Duffee, Newton, MS and was buried NEWTON CO., MS in Moore Cemetery [AKA Walker Graveyard]..

They had the following children:

 

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Baby boy was born 1839/1840 in Sumter Co., AL.

 

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Hardy Moore BROOKS was born 1842/1843 in Sumter Co., AL. was buried NEWTON CO., MS in Moore Cemetery [AKA Walker Graveyard].

On the same listed that showed his father as being killed it showed that Hardy had died. It did not list how he had died.

 

 

 

 

Hardy married unknown.

 

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John K. BROOKS was born 1844 in Sumter Co., AL. John was listed in the 1860 Newton Co., MS census as living with his mother and the census indicated that he was mentally ill. Family account is that he was kicked in the head by a horse at a young age. John was not listed on the 1870 census and we can assume that he was deceased.

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Matthew McDonald BROOKS

 

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Millie Alice BROOKS was born 17 Sep 1847 in Sumter Co., AL. She died 28 Jul 1918 in Wayne Co., MS and was buried in Wayne Co., MS, Shirley Place Cemetery.

 

 

 

 

Millie married John Dennis HARRISON, son of Middleton "Milton" HARRISON, on 1864 in Newton Co., MS. John was born 11 Dec 1842 in AL. He died 26 Feb 1918 in Wayne Co., MS and was buried in Shirley Place Cemetery, Wayne Co., MS.

For information on the descendants of Millie Alice Brooks see the HARRISON section.

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William Robert "Doc" BROOKS

 

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Mary Emily BROOKS was born 7 Dec 1851 in Duffee, Newton Co., MS. She died 12 Apr 1934 in Newton Co., MS and was buried DUFFEE in Newton Co., MS, Friendship Cemetery.

 

 

 

 

Mary married Nathaniel Pierce DEAN, son of Hilliard J. DEAN and Amanda Eliza EUBANKS, on 3 Jul 1867 in Newton Co., MS. Nathaniel was born 3 Jan 1845 in Lauderdale Co., MS. He died 4 Jul 1882 in Newton Co., MS and was buried in Moore Cemetery, Duffee, Newton Co., MS.

For information on the descendants of Mary Emily Brooks see the DEAN section.

4. Benjamin BROOKS (Benjamin ) was born 1817 in SC.

Benjamin married Julia Ann GREEN on 26 Jun 1841 in Sumter Co., AL. Julia was born 1809 in NC.

They had the following children:

 

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Christiana BROOKS was born 1842 in AL.

 

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Orie J. BROOKS was born 1846 in AL.

 

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Isaiah BROOKS was born 1849 in AL.

10. Narcissa BROOKS (Benjamin ) was born 14 May 1832 in AL. She died 26 Oct 1910 in Chunky, Newton Co., MS and was buried in Chunky Cemetery, Newton Co., MS.

Narcissa married Jesse J. EDWARD on 27 May 1850 in Sumter Co., AL. Jesse was born 1826 in AL.

They had the following children:

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Jessee M. EDWARD

11. Annice BROOKS (Benjamin ) was born in AL.

Annice married Archibald BECKHAM on 28 May 1846 in Sumter Co., AL.

They had the following children:

 

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Sarah BECKHAM was born 1848 in MS.

 

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Emily A. BECKHAM was born 1849 in MS.

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