Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Brookses in:
 • Old Episcopal Third Street Cemetery
 • Lexington
 • Fayette County
 • Kentucky
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
James Allen Brooks
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: unknown
Death: 1833

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.



 
 
Burial:
Old Episcopal Third Street Cemetery
Lexington
Fayette County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: Anne Rupert
Record added: Aug 24, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29266617
James Allen Brooks
Added by: John Weathers
 
James Allen Brooks
Cemetery Photo
Added by: R & S Fine
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Arlene of In.
 Added: Apr. 28, 2009

- Arlene of In.
 Added: Nov. 19, 2008
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service