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Descendants of Benjamin BROOKS

Fourth Generation


26. Mary Monterey BROOKS (Matthew McDonald , John Nathaniel , Benjamin ) was born 12 Jul 1868 in Newton Co., MS. She died 27 Jan 1888 in Newton Co., MS and was buried DUFFEE in Newton Co., MS - Moore Cemetery.

Mary married D. Tommie SMITH on 23 Feb 1887 in Newton Co., MS.

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Martin or "Marvin" SMITH was born 31 Dec 1887 in Newton Co., MS. He died 31 Dec 1962 and was buried LAUDERDALE CO in MS., Gum Log Church Cemetery.

27. Millie (Mary) Elizabeth "Bettie" BROOKS (Matthew McDonald , John Nathaniel , Benjamin ) was born 4 Aug 1870 in Anderson Inf., Meridian, MS. She died 23 Mar 1939 in Newton Co., MS and was buried in Mt. Nebo Cemetery, Newton Co., MS.

Millie married William Robert "Billy" THAMES, son of W. R. THAMES and Mary Jane Williamson McMULLAN, on 10 Nov 1887 in Newton Co., MS. William was born 27 Oct 1865 in Newton Co., MS. He died 11 Dec 1949 in Newton Co., MS and was buried NEWTON CO., MS in Mt. Nebo Baptist Church Cemetery.

Also see the Thames section

They had the following children:

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Tracey Lee THAMES

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Talmadge Dewitt THAMES

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James "Jim" McDonald THAMES

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Sinclair Keeton THAMES

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Sezzie Moderae THAMES

 

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Infant THAMES was born 10 Sep 1900. He died 10 Sep 1900 and was buried in Mt. Nebo Cemetery, Newton Co., MS.

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Junie Alivia THAMES

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Emmitt THAMES

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Bennie Franklin THAMES

 

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J. K. THAMES was born 17 Apr 1910 in Newton Co., MS. He died 3 Jan 1914 in Newton Co., MS and was buried in Mt. Nebo Cemetery, Newton Co., MS.

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Verlia Ivone THAMES

28. Matilda Arphie BROOKS (Matthew McDonald , John Nathaniel , Benjamin ) was born 21 Apr 1872 in Newton Co., MS. She died 2 Jul 1938 in Belzoni, MS and was buried in Belzoni, Humphreys Co., MS.

Matilda married William E. COALSON, son of Allen Powell COALSON, on 4 May 1892 in Newton Co., MS. William was born 11 Nov 1855. He died 14 Aug 1902 in Belzoni, MS.

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Allen Matthew COALSON

 

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Mary COALSON died VERY YOUNG.

30. Hardy Keeton BROOKS (Matthew McDonald , John Nathaniel , Benjamin ) was born 21 Jul 1876 in Newton Co., MS. He died 29 Oct 1953 in Jackson, Hinds Co., MS and was buried JACKSON in Hinds Co., MS., Lakewood Cemetery.

Hardy married (1) Sallie Elizabeth STEVENS on 11 Sep 1897 in Newton Co., MS. Sallie was born 25 Dec 1873. She died 15 Apr 1911 and was buried COLLINSVILLE MS in Lauderdale Co., Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.

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Edward Matthews BROOKS was born 26 Nov 1898. He died 10 Feb 1901 and was buried LAUDERDALE CO in Collinsville MS, Pleasant Ridge Ceme [1].

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Clyde L. BROOKS Sr.

 

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Chester Keeton BROOKS was born Jun 1903. He died Dec 1903 and was buried COLLINSVILLE MS in Lauderdale Co., Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.

 

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Elma BROOKS was born 2 Feb 1907. She died 4 Sep 1941.

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Howard Asberry BROOKS

Hardy also married (2) Bulah DELK.

33. James David BROOKS (Matthew McDonald , John Nathaniel , Benjamin ) was born 6 Nov 1883 in Newton Co., MS. He died 13 Dec 1970 in Meridian, Lauderdale Co., MS and was buried MERIDIAN in Lauderdale Co., MS., Magnolia Cemetery.

James married Maudie Elizabeth RAINEY on 5 Jul 1907 in Jones Co., MS. Maudie was born 16 Nov 1890 in Mozelle, Jones Co., MS. She died 4 Jan 1959 and was buried MERIDIAN in Lauderdale Co., MS., Magnolia Cemetery.

They had the following children:

 

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James David BROOKS Jr. was born 4 Nov 1914 in Meridian, Lauderdale Co., MS. He died 17 Feb 1934 and was buried MERIDIAN in Lauderdale Co., MS., Magnolia Cemetery.

34. Hardy Marshall BROOKS (William Robert "Doc" , John Nathaniel , Benjamin ) was born 29 Nov 1871 in Duffee, Newton Co., MS. He died 17 Apr 1966 in Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA and was buried 19 Apr 1966 in Jewella Cemetery, Shreveport, Caddo, LA.

Hardy married Georgia Lou Ada CASTLES, daughter of Simeon Riley CASTLES and Melissa Emaline HARRIS, on 26 Dec 1894 in Newton Co., MS. Georgia was born 24 Mar 1874 in Newton Co., MS. She died 7 May 1947 in Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA and was buried 9 May 1947 in Jewella Cemetery, Shreveport, Caddo, LA.

They had the following children:

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Hardy Lee BROOKS

 

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Lula May BROOKS was born calculated 1898 in Chunky, Newton Co., MS. She died calculated 1903.

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Marquis DeLem "Lem" BROOKS

 

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Robert Edwin BROOKS was born 2 Apr 1901 in Chunky, Newton Co., MS. He died 26 Apr 1901 in Chunky, Newton Co., MS and was buried NEWTON CO., MS in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery [AKA Sixteenth].

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D. Arnold BROOKS

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Armour Vernon BROOKS

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Nancy Ada BROOKS

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Tusco Marshall "Tuck" BROOKS

 

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Maurice Riley BROOKS was born 1 Apr 1912 in Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA. He died 30 Oct 1963 in Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA and was buried in Centuries Memorial Park Cemetery.

 

 

 

 

Maurice married Birdie Faye MILLS.

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William Purnell "Lefty" BROOKS

35. William Henry "Will" BROOKS (William Robert "Doc" , John Nathaniel , Benjamin ) was born 16 Nov 1873 in Newton Co., MS. He died 5 Feb 1942 in Duffee, Newton Co., MS and was buried in Friendship Cemetery, Duffee, Newton, MS.

William married Mary Rebecca BEEMAN, daughter of James Ivy BEEMAN and Savannah "Sarah" WOODWARD, on 26 Dec 1894 in Duffee, Newton Co., MS. Mary was born 24 Nov 1878 in Newton Co., MS. She died 12 Jun 1961 in Duffee, Newton Co., MS and was buried DUFFEE in Newton Co., MS - Friendship Cemetery.

They had the following children:

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Natie Robert "Nate" BROOKS

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Iva Mae BROOKS

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Lucy Savannah BROOKS

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Annie Jane BROOKS

 

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Marshall Jesse BROOKS was born 25 Apr 1904 in Duffee, Newton Co., MS. He died 27 Aug 1980 in Bunkie, Avoyelles Parish, LA and was buried in Hemphill Star Cemetery, Boyce, LA [2].

 

 

 

 

Marshall married Nellie INGRAM on 25 Jul 1925. Nellie was born 29 Nov 1908 in McCool, Attala Co., MS. She died 17 Feb 1987 and was buried HEMPHILL STAR in Ingram and Hoydt Family Cotile, Lake, LA.

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Victor BROOKS

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Ruby Lou BROOKS

 

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Walter Horace BROOKS was born 3 Mar 1911 in Duffee, Newton Co., MS. He died 15 Feb 1956 in Meridian, Lauderdale Co., MS and was buried DUFFEE in Newton Co., MS - Friendship Cemetery.

 

 

 

 

Walter married Sadye Pearl MOORE.

 

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Willie Mary "Billie" BROOKS

 

 

 

 

Willie married (1) James W. HASSELLE Jr.

 

 

 

 

Willie also married (2) Jesse O. "Jackson" WALKER, son of Hubert Walker JACKSON and Jeannett BOYTE. Jesse was born 22 Dec 1922 in Ashland City, TN. He died 17 Jan 1995 in Meridian, Lauderdale Co., MS [Riley Hosp and was buried 20 Jan 1995 in Friendship Cemetery, Duffee, Newton, MS.

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Edgar BROOKS

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Hubert Fredrick BROOKS

 

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Rebecca BROOKS was born 1 Dec 1923 in Duffee, Newton Co., MS. She died 12 Oct 1924 in Duffee, Newton Co., MS and was buried DUFFEE in Newton Co., MS, Friendship Cemetery.

36. Charles A. "Charlie" BROOKS (William Robert "Doc" , John Nathaniel , Benjamin ) was born 26 Feb 1875 in Newton Co., MS. He died 23 Mar 1942.

Charles married Jessie ROSE.

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Verby BROOKS

37. Martha Alma BROOKS (William Robert "Doc" , John Nathaniel , Benjamin ) was born 12 Jul 1878 in Newton Co., MS. She died 3 Feb 1922 and was buried DUFFEE in Newton Co., MS, Friendship Cemetery.

Martha married (1) William Sidney "Will" CASTLES on 10 Dec 1895 in Newton Co., MS. William was born 17 Mar 1871. He died 22 Jul 1902 and was buried NEWTON CO., MS in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery [AKA Sixteenth].

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William Stacey CASTLE Sr.

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Floyd Morris CASTLE

 

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Albert S. CASTLES was born 1901. He died 1908.

Martha also married (2) Wiley C. JOHNSON, son of George W. JOHNSON and Martha MOSLEY, on 1903. Wiley was born 28 Nov 1881. He died 2 Feb 1959 and was buried DUFFEE in Newton Co., MS, Friendship Cemetery.

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Ernest JOHNSON

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Clarence JOHNSON

 

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Climmie Annie JOHNSON was born 11 Sep 1909. She died 7 Oct 1981 and was buried DUFFEE in Newton Co., MS, Friendship Cemetery.

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Jewell JOHNSON

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Lillian Louise JOHNSON

38. Jesse Thomas "Tom" BROOKS (William Robert "Doc" , John Nathaniel , Benjamin ) was born 4 Feb 1882 in Newton Co., MS. He died 22 Jul 1954 in Duffee, Newton Co., MS and was buried in Liberty Cemetery, Duffee, Newton Co., MS.

Jesse married Amanda "Mandy" Virginia WILLIAMS on 8 Jan 1905 in Newton Co., MS. Amanda was born 31 Aug 1888 in Duffee, Newton Co., MS. She died 24 Dec 1979 in Duffee, Newton Co., MS and was buried DUFFEE in Newton Co., MS, Liberty Cemetery.

They had the following children:

 

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Lavon BROOKS was born 2 Sep 1905 in Duffee, Newton Co., MS. He died 10 Dec 1905 in Duffee, Newton Co., MS and was buried DUFFEE in Newton Co., MS, Liberty Cemetery.

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Mattie Ines BROOKS

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James Clois BROOKS

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Jesse Robert BROOKS

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Verna BROOKS

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William Hardy BROOKS

 

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Arthur T. BROOKS was born 5 Jun 1920 in Duffee, Newton Co., MS. He died 16 Dec 1943.

 

 

 

 

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Ivon BROOKS was born 14 Dec 1923 in Duffee, Newton Co., MS. He died 11 Mar 1924 in Duffee, Newton Co., MS and was buried in Liberty Cemetery, Duffee, Newton Co., MS.

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William Thomas BROOKS

39. James Walter BROOKS (William Robert "Doc" , John Nathaniel , Benjamin ) was born 21 Apr 1886 in Newton Co., MS. He died 25 Jan 1980 in Bolivar Co., MS and was buried DUFFEE in Newton Co., MS, Friendship Cemetery.

James married Catherine "Carrie" CLEARMAN, daughter of James Dollar CLEARMAN and Roxianna "Roxie" CARTER, on Dec 1905 in Duffee, Newton Co., MS. Catherine was born 18 Feb 1887 in Newton Co., MS. She died 21 Aug 1974 in NW MS. Medical Center, Clarksdale, MS and was buried DUFFEE in Newton Co., MS, Friendship Cemetery.

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Olin BROOKS

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Odie BROOKS

 

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Clearman R. BROOKS was born 25 Jul 1911 in Duffee, Newton Co., MS. He died 12 Oct 1998 and was buried in Drew, Sunflower Co., MS.

 

 

 

 

Clearman married (1) Estelle SHEPHARD on 9 Jan 1926 in Clarksdale, Coahoma Co., MS. Estelle was born 10 Oct 1911 in Winston Co., MS. She died 21 Nov 1970 in Cleveland, Bolivar Co., MS Hospital and was buried in Drew, Sunflower Co., MS.

 

 

 

 

Clearman also married (2) Ethel FLOWERS ODOM. Ethel was born 9 May 1908 in Coffeyville, Yalobusha Co., MS. She died 21 Dec 1993 in Clarksdale, Coahoma Co., MS and was buried in Shelby, Bolivar Co., MS.

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Grace BROOKS

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Gladys W. BROOKS

40. Berry Moore BROOKS (William Robert "Doc" , John Nathaniel , Benjamin ) was born 27 Jun 1889 in Newton Co., MS. He died 23 Apr 1924 and was buried LAUDERDALE CO in Collinsville MS, Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.

Berry married Ila Estelle CALVERT, daughter of James "Jim" CALVERT and Frankie "Susan" WALKER. Ila was born 22 Mar 1894 in Newton Co., MS. She died 22 Jun 1983 and was buried LAUDERDALE CO in Collinsville MS, Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.

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Ilene BROOKS

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Berry Moore BROOKS Jr.

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James Howard BROOKS

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Forest BROOKS

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