|Birth: ||Dec. 26, 1858|
|Death: ||Feb. 9, 1939|
Obituary Kingman Journal Feb. 10 1939
Roll 29996 Kingman Library, Kingman, Kansas
J.W. Brooks, 80, one of the well-known citizens of Kingman and a resident here for 35 years, passed away at his home at 2 o'clock Thursday morning. His death was caused by a sudden heart attack, with which he had been ill for three weeks, but he was thought to be improving. He was able to be up and about his home the first of the week.
Announcement of the funeral arrangements will be made by the Livingston mortuary after the arrival of his son Cecil from Texas.
Mr. Brooks was born December 28, 1858. He was married to Sarah Bybee at Dalton, Mo., March 22, 1877, and they came to Kingman in 1903. Except for a year in Missouri, this had been his home since. Mrs. Brooks died July 13, 1927
He was janitor at the court house for a number of years and retired two years ago. He was a member of the Christian church.
Surviving are his daughter, Miss Lillian, three sons, Milo and Jewell, all of Kingman, and Cecil of Denison, Texas. He also has one brother, M. Brooks, of Clark, Mo.
Thomas Ross Brooks (1813 - 1875)
Martha Ann Brooks Brooks (1819 - 1898)
Sarah Homzel Bybee Brooks (1862 - 1927)
Cecil Irving Brooks (1888 - 1976)*
Lillian May Brooks (1894 - 1944)*
Robert Henry Brooks (1841 - 1908)*
Joseph Benjamin Brooks (1845 - 1920)*
Thomas Ransom Brooks (1848 - 1877)*
Asa K. Brooks (1850 - 1874)*
Franklin G. Brooks (1852 - 1874)*
Manerva J Brooks (1854 - 1864)*
May M. Brooks (1857 - 1939)*
Jesse Wilson Brooks (1858 - 1939)
Bettie Brooks (1862 - 1877)*
Walnut Hill Cemetery
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Originally Created by: MMurdock
Record added: Sep 30, 2008
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