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Jennie A. Hanford Brooks
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Birth: Mar. 3, 1874
Clinton County
Michigan, USA
Death: Jun. 3, 1961
Michigan, USA

She was born on March 3, 1874 in Fowler, Clinton County, Michigan to parents James H. Hanford and Mary Jane Robinson. She was the youngest of three children. Initially, she was raised on a farm with her siblings in Lebanon Twp., Clinton County, Michigan. Her parents eventually moved to Gratiot County, Michigan during the winter of 1896.

She married Orson D. Brooks (brother of Elma H. Brooks who married Jesse S. Hanford, Jennie's older brother) on March 29, 1893 in Maple Rapids, Michigan. Jennie gave birth to a total of four children from 1898 to 1909.

In 1900, the family was found on a farm in Arcada Township, Gratiot County, Michigan. This is were she raised her children thru at least 1920, while Orson worked the farm. In 1900, Jennie's parents, James and Mary Hanford were found to have lived next to her, Orson and their 19 month old daughter, Lucile.

Jennie died on June 3, 1961.


Lucile Brooks
Marceline Brooks
Fred S. Brooks
Lillian Brooks 
Family links: 
  James H Hanford (1833 - 1910)
  Mary Jane Robinson Hanford (1838 - 1919)
  Orson D. Brooks (1874 - 1954)
  Fred S. Brooks (1904 - 1974)*
  Jesse Seth Hanford (1867 - 1936)*
  Jennie A. Hanford Brooks (1874 - 1961)
*Calculated relationship
Note: 329
Ithaca Cemetery
Gratiot County
Michigan, USA
Maintained by: Joe
Originally Created by: Glenn Geirland
Record added: Nov 02, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43842347
Jennie A. <i>Hanford</i> Brooks
Added by: Glenn Geirland
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 Added: May. 15, 2010

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