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Anson Gurney Brooks
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Birth: Jul. 30, 1864
Belleville
Ontario, Canada
Death: Jul. 18, 1949
Rochester
Monroe County
New York, USA

Anson G. Brooks, Former Publisher, Taken by Death ... Funeral Set Tomorrow for Native of Canada

Funeral services for Anson G. Brooks, 85, for many years publisher of the Journal of the New york State Teachers Association, will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow in the Trott Funeral home, 683 Main St., E.

Mr. Brooks died Monday (July 18, 1949) at his home, 345 University Ave., after an illness of six months.

A native of Belleville, Ont., Mr. Brooks came to Rochester in his youth and worked as an advertising salesman for various printing concerns before becoming editor of the teachers' journal In 1927 he left the paper and went to work as an advertising man for the Post Express Company.

In the 1930s he joined the city Welfare Department, then located in Convention Hall, and retired some 15 years ago.

He was a life member of Lalla Rookh Grotto and Yonnondio Lodge, F. & A. M.

He leaves his wife, Ida; two sons, Gurney F. and Arnold S. Brooks; a daughter, Mrs. Thomas H. Lindsay; a brother, William H. Brooks of Belleville; three grandchildren and a great-grandchildren. Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  Richard Harrison Brooks (1827 - 1899)
  Meribeth Ann Yourex Brooks (1840 - 1912)
 
 Spouse:
  Ida Bennett Brooks (1869 - 1960)*
 
 Children:
  Gurney Fitzgerald Brooks (1893 - 1950)*
  Arnold S Brooks (1895 - 1961)*
  Irene Mary Brooks Lindsay (1901 - 1988)*
 
 Sibling:
  William Harley Brooks (1862 - 1951)*
  Anson Gurney Brooks (1864 - 1949)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
BROOKS
Ida B 1869-1960
Anton G 1864-1949
 
Burial:
Mount Hope Cemetery
Rochester
Monroe County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Carol Rooksby Weidlich
Record added: Dec 28, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63430163
Anson Gurney Brooks
Added by: Carol Rooksby Weidlich
 
Anson Gurney Brooks
Added by: Carol Rooksby Weidlich
 
Anson Gurney Brooks
Added by: Carol Rooksby Weidlich
 
 
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