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James Thomas Brooks
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Birth: Nov. 12, 1857
New Salem
Union County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Mar. 22, 1929
Midland
Cabarrus County
North Carolina, USA

Born to Davidson and Kiziah Malinda Tarlton Polk Brooks,daughter of John P. Tarlton and his wife Mary Ann Parrot Tarlton. They were married around 1842 in Union County, North Carolina after the death of Kiziah's first husband Col. Thomas Polk. He had promised her "Riches and Gold".They were married in 1841 and he died 8 months later on 3 May 1842.He is buried in the "Old Polk Cemetery" in Gibraltar,Union County, North Carolina.


Married to Martha Emiline Smith,daughter of William Valentine and Mary Malinda Shinn Smith,in Union County, North Carolina on 28 Mar 1883 by W.A. Austin,J.P.@ his residence in New Salem Township.

They lived in a house built by Daniel Jenkins.

They sold this place and moved to Midland,Cabarrus County, North Carolina after he got into a dispute with the "Purser's" about selling grain on the steps of New Hope Baptist Church,which his father-in-law,William Valentine Smith started.
The men in the family went in one wagon in one direction and the women went in another direction to their destination. 
 
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 Parents:
  Davidson Brooks (1815 - 1889)
  Kiziah Melinda Tarlton Brooks (1825 - 1864)
 
 Spouse:
  Martha Emiline Smith Brooks (1865 - 1937)
 
 Children:
  Kiziah Malinda Brooks Mullis Hinson (1884 - 1957)*
  Paul Keesler Brooks (1885 - 1886)*
  Brown Wilson Brooks (1887 - 1944)*
  Millard Jefferson Brooks (1889 - 1905)*
  Roland Alexander Brooks (1890 - 1968)*
  James Lee Brooks (1892 - 1963)*
  Cias Baker Brooks (1894 - 1980)*
  Lydia Aranner Brooks Turner (1896 - 1989)*
  Henry Stafford Brooks (1899 - 1985)*
  John Clifford Brooks (1899 - 1942)*
  Mamie Alice Brooks Helms (1901 - 1988)*
  Julia Etta Brooks Phillips (1903 - 1973)*
  Ella Jane Brooks Wampler (1905 - 2009)*
  Tensee Adda Brooks Voncannon (1908 - 1989)*
  William Coleman Brooks (1911 - 1937)*
 
 Siblings:
  Calvin Horatio Brooks (1843 - 1916)*
  Cullen Cyrus Brooks (1846 - 1885)*
  Lydia Ann Brooks Staton (1847 - 1914)*
  Henry M Brooks (1850 - 1920)*
  Sarah Ellen Brooks Davis (1852 - 1942)*
  Alexander Jackson Brooks (1854 - 1914)*
  James Thomas Brooks (1857 - 1929)
  John David Brooks (1860 - 1921)*
  Serena Kiziah Brooks Little (1862 - 1927)*
  Samuel Edgar Brooks (1870 - 1896)**
  Zebulon Baxter Brooks (1873 - 1948)**
  Eunice Clemintine Brooks Williams (1876 - 1959)**
  Wade Hampton Brooks (1878 - 1951)**
  Fannie E Brooks (1881 - 1925)**
  Arrie Arrilla Brooks Helms (1885 - 1961)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
First Baptist Church of Locust Cemetery
Locust
Stanly County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Charles Brooks
Record added: Nov 21, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80780627
James Thomas Brooks
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James Thomas Brooks
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James Thomas Brooks
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Added by: Brenda Kale Ballard
 
 
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- Lanie
 Added: Nov. 26, 2014

- Evette Dingle-Smith
 Added: Aug. 4, 2014
 
 
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