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William R. Brooks
Birth: Apr. 22, 1844
Michigan, USA
Death: Apr. 12, 1914
Vernon
Shiawassee County
Michigan, USA


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William R Brooks, 69, of Vernon Michigan passed away at home on Apr. 12, 1914 after a long illness. He married Julia E Curtis in 1873. They had 6 children together. Mr. Brooks was a farmer.

William's parents were John Brooks & Ann Crofts. They were both born in England and arrived in New York, NY on 23 June 1832 aboard the Emerald.

William R Brooks was a Corporal in the Michigan Infantry during the Civil War.


*Civil War Veteran
William R. Brooks

Corporal 5 Michigan Infantry Company-A
Enlisted: December 22, 1863 in Howell, Michigan
Discharged: August 5, 1865
Promoted: Corporal -date not listed
Transferred: June 10, 1864 to the 5 Michigan Infantry Company-G


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A VERY SPECIAL THANK YOU TO LEN THOMAS FOR CREATING THIS MEMORIAL AND FOR PROVIDING THE FLAG & G.A.R.(Grand Army of the Republic) FLAGHOLDER FOR A CIVIL WAR VETERAN AND MY GREAT-GRANDFATHER!

AND THANKS TO TINA - GRAVEHOUND CLUB, FOR SUPPLYING ADDITIONAL INFO CONCERNING THIS VETERAN'S ENLISTMENT IN THE MILITARY! I AM FOREVER INDEBTED TO YOU BOTH.




 
 
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 Parents:
  John Brooks (1808 - 1883)
  Ann Croft Brooks (1811 - 1857)
 
 Spouse:
  Julia E Curtis Brooks (1845 - 1900)
 
 Children:
  Frederic B Brooks (1874 - 1957)*
  Joseph Charles Brooks (1885 - 1974)*
  Louis C Brooks (1899 - 1967)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Brooks (1833 - 1910)*
  Charles F Brooks (1835 - 1925)*
  William R. Brooks (1844 - 1914)
  James A. Brooks (1848 - 1923)*
  George K Brooks (1849 - 1924)*
  Isabelle Brooks Adams (1865 - 1918)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
W. R. BROOKS
1844 - 1914
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Vernon
Shiawassee County
Michigan, USA
 
Maintained by: Strings Of Heart
Originally Created by: Len Thomas
Record added: Mar 17, 2011
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William R. Brooks
Added by: Len Thomas
 
William R. Brooks
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William R. Brooks
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- sr/ks
 Added: Apr. 18, 2014

- Rose
 Added: Apr. 3, 2013
We did good. The North won the war!
- Strings Of Heart
 Added: Jul. 18, 2012
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