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Jennie Josephine "Josie" Brooks Abbott
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Birth: Oct. 7, 1899
Johnson County
Texas, USA
Death: May 8, 1963
Stephenville
Erath County
Texas, USA

daughter of George Brooks

Miss Jennie Brooks married Henry Adams in 1910 at Johnson County, Texas. The couple divorced on 8 March 1920. Two children were born to this union: Henry Howard Adams and Nellie Mae Adams.

Mrs. Jennie Adams married N.Z. Abbott on 6 Febraury 1929 at Jean, Texas. He was a well known Baptist minister in Young County for many years. He preceded her in death. One child, Robert D. Abbott was born to this union.

Mrs. Jennie Josephine Abbot, 73, longtime resident of Young County died at the home of a daughter, Mrs. H.D. Hash of Stephenville.

Jennie Abbott moved to Graham in 1950 from Jean, Texas. She was a member of the Bethel Baptist church.

Funeral was held at Bethel Baptist Church officiated by Jack Badgers, pastor and Allen Owens of Dimmitt

Survivors: daughter - Nellie Hash of Stephenville; sons - Henry H. Adams of Graham and Robert Abbott of Chico; 21 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, step-sons - N.O. Abbott of Troma, CA, Thornie Abbott of Throckmorton, C.L. Abbott of Throckmorton, Theron D. Abbott of Denton, Hugh Abbott of Bakersfield, CA; step-daughters - Mrs. Joe Milligan of Throckmorton, Mrs. Grace Swaim of South Bend, Mrs. Ina Baldwin of Stamford, Mrs. Ruth Jones of Phoenix, AZ.

Obituary and funeral home records show born Hood County, Texas. Her son, Henry Howard Adams and Bonnie Ruth Pitts both agree, Jennie Abbott was born at Johnson County, Texas.

1920 Young Co., TX
George Brooks, 52
Fannie, 46
Josie Adams, 30
Howard Adams, 7
Nellie Adams, 4
 
 
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 Parents:
  George Brooks (1867 - 1954)
  Frances Monroe Stroope Brooks (1873 - 1949)
 
 Spouses:
  Henry Howard Adams (1880 - 1958)
  Norman Zachariah Abbott (1878 - 1954)*
 
 Children:
  Henry Howard Adams (1912 - 2002)*
 
 Siblings:
  Bertha Mae Brooks Brazelton (1893 - 1984)*
  Jennie Josephine Brooks Abbott (1899 - 1963)
  Clarence Olin Brooks (1900 - 1978)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pioneer Cemetery
Graham
Young County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Searchers of our Past
Record added: Mar 04, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49060551
Jennie Josephine Josie <i>Brooks</i> Abbott
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Jennie Josephine Josie <i>Brooks</i> Abbott
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