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Descendants of Benjamin BROOKS

Third Generation


16. Matthew McDonald BROOKS (John Nathaniel , Benjamin ) was born 4 Jan 1846 in Sumter Co., AL. He died 21 Dec 1892 in Newton Co., MS and was buried NEWTON CO., MS in Moore Cemetery [AKA Walker Graveyard]..

Matthew married Mary Ann McGEE, daughter of William Jenkins McGEE and Emily "Emma" Elizabeth WHITE, on 7 Feb 1867 in Newton Co., MS. Mary was born 8 Feb 1843 in Chunky, Newton Co., MS. She died 18 Aug 1924 in Newton Co., MS and was buried DUFFEE in Newton Co., MS - Moore Cemetery.

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Mary Monterey BROOKS

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Millie (Mary) Elizabeth "Bettie" BROOKS

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Matilda Arphie BROOKS

 

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John W. BROOKS was born 14 Mar 1874. He died 30 Jan 1930 and was buried DUFFEE in Newton Co., MS, Moore Cemetery.

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Hardy Keeton BROOKS

 

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William Matthew BROOKS

 

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Martha Jane BROOKS was born 5 Jul 1881 in Newton Co., MS. She died 26 Sep 1971 in Meridian, Lauderdale Co., MS and was buried MERIDIAN in Lauderdale Co., MS., Magnolia Cemetery.

 

 

 

 

Martha married Andrew Austin RAINEY on Oct 1906. Andrew was born 24 Mar 1881. He died 9 Dec 1947 and was buried JONES CO., MS in Soules Chapel Cemetery.

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James David BROOKS

18. William Robert "Doc" BROOKS (John Nathaniel , Benjamin ) was born 30 Jun 1849 in Sumter Co., AL. He died 11 Jan 1921 in Newton Co., MS and was buried DUFFEE in Newton Co., MS, Friendship Cemetery.

William married Martha Caroline HITT, daughter of Charles HITT and Senya Caroline JARMAN. Martha was born 18 Nov 1850 in Sumter Co., AL. She died 12 Sep 1942 in Clarksdale, Coahoma Co., MS and was buried DUFFEE in Newton Co., MS, Friendship Cemetery.

Also see the Hitt section

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Hardy Marshall BROOKS

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William Henry "Will" BROOKS

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Charles A. "Charlie" BROOKS

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Martha Alma BROOKS

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Jesse Thomas "Tom" BROOKS

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James Walter BROOKS

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Berry Moore BROOKS

23. Jessee M. EDWARD (Narcissa BROOKS , Benjamin ) was born 1861 in MS.

Jessee married Ida C. DONVAN on 10 Jan 1885 in Newton Co., MS. Ida was born 1867 in MS.

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Roy L. EDWARD

 

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Ruby M. EDWARD

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