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Clarence Selby Brooks
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Birth: Nov. 25, 1883
Randolph County
Missouri, USA
Death: Oct. 7, 1953
Stanislaus County
California, USA

Clarence was the 10th of eleven children born to Joseph Benjamin BROOKS and Mary Frances "Mollie" (EVERHART) BROOKS (see links)

1900 census - age 17 - he was living with his parents in Moberly, Randolph County, Missouri and working as a coal miner.

1910 census - age 27 - he was living with his sister, Hattie (BROOKS) PIGG and her husband, in Moberly, and working as a clerk in their grocery store.

married Bessie Pearl MILLER (see link)

1918 WW1 Draft registration - age 34 - he is married to Bessie Pearl (MILLER) and is a grocer (self employed) in Moberly.

SON: William M. "Billie" BROOKS (1918- )

1920 census - Clarence, Bessie, and their two-year-old son Billie are living in Moberly. Clarence is 36 and a grocer. Bessie is helping in the store.

1930 census - Clarence and Bessie are living on South Williams in Moberly, and he is "proprietor" or a grocery store.

According to 1940 census they lived in Moberly in 1935.

1940 census - Clarence, Bessie and William are in Modesto, Stanislaus County, California. Clarence's occupation is Grocery - Retail Grocery.

1942 WW2 draft registration - Clarence lists his employer as B & T Market, 8th & H St., Modesto, Stanislaus County, California.

Family links: 
  Joseph Benjamin Brooks (1845 - 1920)
  Mary Frances Everhart Brooks (1846 - 1927)
  Bessie Pearl Miller Brooks (1888 - 1984)
  Martha Elizabeth Brooks Lingo (1865 - 1949)*
  James Robert Brooks (1867 - 1949)*
  Harriet Jo Brooks Pigg (1869 - 1956)*
  William R Brooks (1870 - 1874)*
  Frank L. Brooks (1873 - 1936)*
  Maude B. Brooks Vestal (1875 - 1954)*
  Charles Forrest Brooks (1879 - 1937)*
  Linnes Edgar Brooks (1880 - 1950)*
  Myrtle May Brooks Stevens (1881 - 1962)*
  Clarence Selby Brooks (1883 - 1953)
  Roy Erwin Brooks (1886 - 1978)*
*Calculated relationship
Acacia Memorial Park
Stanislaus County
California, USA
Plot: Tr 20 Gr 151
Maintained by: lgleason
Originally Created by: Ed Smith
Record added: Jun 25, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38723518
Clarence Selby Brooks
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Clarence Selby Brooks
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Clarence Selby Brooks
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My great grand uncle
- Lynn (Brooks) Gleason
 Added: Oct. 20, 2012

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