Died of Cholera
h/o Elizabeth Garrard Brooks
Note: his burial not on list of cemetery names, however we have added his name per wife's biography.
Aug 23, 2008 - further information from C Scott:
James Allen Brooks:
h/o Elizabeth Mountjoy Garrard, daughter of the second governor of Kentucky, James Garrard and his wife Elizabeth Mountjoy Garrard, married on May 9, 1810. Soon thereafter, Mr. & Mrs. Brooks moved to New Orleans, where he participated in the battle of New Orleans. At a young age, Mr. Brooks had been involved in mercantile pursuits and moved to Bordeaux, France where he witnessed many events now famous in world history, while France was under the control of Napoleon. James and Mrs. Brooks moved to Lexington, KY where he died of cholera in 1833. Parents of Eliza Jane Brooks Van de Graffe (b; July 31, 1811 in New Orleans), Celeste Ophelia Brooks Campbell (b: 1813 in Maryland), James Brooks (b; Owingsville, KY in 1815 and died unmarried, 1840 in Mississippi), Marguerite Brooks Coghill Hageman Bush (b; 1817 in Lexington, KY) and Maria Dudley Brooks Allen (b: Lexington, KY in 1819).
Note: She may be same "Mrs. Brooks" listed as deed owner to a plot in this cemetery. Research will continue.
Old Episcopal Third Street Cemetery
Created by: Anne Rupert
Record added: Aug 24, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29266617