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Jessie Alexander Brooks
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Birth: Oct. 6, 1905
Jones Prairie
Milam County
Texas, USA
Death: Mar. 28, 1960
Wichita Falls
Wichita County
Texas, USA

son of James Lindsey Brooks - Martha "Mattie" Frasier

Brooks died of a heart ailment. He had been ill for two months.

Jessie Brooks married Vearlene Averett on 2 June 1928 at Graham, Young County, Texas.

His parents moved to Milam County and lived in the Maysfield community. Typhoid fever broke out in the community in 1900. The Brooks family had the disease and killed many of the family including his mother. Six weeks after Jessie was born, his mother died.

After the death of James Brooks' family, he moved to Burleson County. Jessie Brooks went to live with his mother's sister, Ophelia [Frasier] Kerrigan to live until adulthood. The Kerrigan's had a farm between Newcastle and Padgett.

Brooks had lived in Young County for a number of years in the Newcastle and Padgett areas. He was a farmer and a member of the Baptist Church.

Survived by three daughters - Mrs. Frank J. Viola of Houston; Mrs. T.L. Dempsey of Odessa and Mrs. Darwin Carr of Corpus Christi; two sons - Walter Brooks of Pease AFB and Cecil Brooks of Tulsa, OK; one brother - Jim Brooks of Houston; nine grandchildren.

31 March 1960

 
 
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 Parents:
  James Lindsey Brooks (1849 - 1931)
  Martha Frazier Brooks (1859 - 1905)
 
 Siblings:
  Julian Brooks (1881 - 1903)*
  Mamie Brooks (1886 - 1903)*
  Maud Ophelia Brooks Vinson (1888 - 1956)*
  Andrew Jackson Brooks (1891 - 1945)*
  John Brooks (1896 - 1903)*
  Guy Clifton Brooks (1900 - 1958)*
  Jessie Alexander Brooks (1905 - 1960)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Padgett Cemetery
Young County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Searchers of our Past
Originally Created by: May Ashby Royer
Record added: Mar 20, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18533948
Jessie Alexander Brooks
Added by: May Ashby Royer
 
Jessie Alexander Brooks
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Added by: May Ashby Royer
 
 
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