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Kate C. Gilbert Brooks
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Birth: Jul. 18, 1870
Kansas, USA
Death: Nov. 19, 1922
Waterloo
Black Hawk County
Iowa, USA

The Evening Courier & Reporter, Waterloo, Iowa Sunday, November 20, 1922

Kate C. Brooks died at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Presbyterian hospital of diabetes.

She was born July 18, 1870, at Chanute, Kan., the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gilbert and came with them to Iowa in 1875. She lived on a farm in Bennington township until 1892, when she was married to C.G. Brooks, who survives. The couple lived at Dewar for 10 years, when they removed to Waterloo.

Six children were born to the union, two being deceased. The others are Leo J., Ray D., and Gilbert W. Brooks, Waterloo, and Claude C., a sailor in the U.S. Navy, stationed at Mare Island, Cal.

Other relatives who survive Mrs. Brooks are her mother, Mrs. Henrietta Gilbert; two sisters, Mrs. Frances Hardin, Mrs. Lulu Lichty; a brother Joe Gilbert, Waterloo, and another brother, Ed Gilbert, Denver, Ia.

Funeral services will be Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. from Linden M.E. church and from the home at 2:15 pm. with Rev. C.W. Harrop in charge. Interment will be in Fairview cemetery. The body may be viewed at Kistner's funeral home until 9 a.m. Tuesday. 
 
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 Parents:
  Frank Gilbert (1837 - 1910)
  Henriette Collins Gilbert (1845 - 1925)
 
 Spouse:
  Charles Geary Brooks (1869 - 1949)*
 
 Children:
  Ray Dewey Brooks (1898 - 1945)*
 
 Siblings:
  Seth Gilbert (1867 - 1920)*
  Hattie Gilbert Mears (1869 - 1894)*
  Kate C. Gilbert Brooks (1870 - 1922)
  Frances Gilbert Harden (1874 - 1931)*
  Edward Gilbert (1878 - 1945)*
  Harry Gilbert (1880 - 1902)*
  Joseph Gilbert (1885 - 1959)*
  Lulu Gilbert Lane (1887 - 1971)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairview Cemetery
Waterloo
Black Hawk County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Laurie Charles Bowman
Record added: Jul 25, 2011
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Kate C. <i>Gilbert</i> Brooks
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Kate C. <i>Gilbert</i> Brooks
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