|Birth: ||Sep. 9, 1846|
|Death: ||Dec. 17, 1914|
Mrs. Sarah A. Brook, widow of the late John A. Brook died early Dec.17 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. R.N.Marshall, 4 miles southeast of Stronghurst. The deceased had been in rather poor health for quite a long time, but her last sickness extended over a period of only 10 days.
Sarah Ann Carothers, only daughter of Andrew and Lydia Fickes Carothers, was born in Cumberland Co., Penn., Sept.9, 1846. She came with her parents to Henderson County in 1851, the family making the journey largely by boat on the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers. Her parents established a home on a farm a few miles northeast of Olena where she grew to womanhood.
She united in marriage to John A.Brook Aug.27, 1867 who proceeded her in death Dec.15, 1911. To this union five children were born: Mrs. Anna Marshall and J.C.Brook of this vicinity and Mrs. Lydia Nichols of Burlington, Iowa, one daughter who died in infancy in 1870 and Mrs. Nellie Allison whose death occurred in 1908. She professed her faith at the age of 18.
Funeral services were held at the home with interment in the family lot in the local cemetery.
John A. Brook (1839 - 1911)*
Infant Daughter Brook (____ - 1871)*
Anna Brook Marshall (1868 - 1949)*
John Cecil Brook (1872 - 1946)*
Lydia M. Brook Nichols (1874 - 1960)*
Nellie M. Brook Allison (1877 - 1908)*
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Record added: Oct 04, 2010
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