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Susannah Pyle Brooks
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Birth: May 31, 1786
South Carolina, USA
Death: Feb. 20, 1861
Missouri, USA

Susannah was the fifth child and eldest daughter of 19 children (5 daughters) born to Nicholas PYLE and Ann BLACK.
Known siblings:
1. Thomas PYLE (1771- )
2. infant son PYLE (1774- )
3. John W. PYLE (1777- )
4. Nicholas J. PYLE (1781-1845)
5. Susannah (PYLE) BROOKS (1786-1861)
6. Samuel PYLE (1787- )
7. Jehu PYLE (1789-1855)
8. Sarah P. (PYLE) HUSBAND (1790-1876)
9. Nancy (PYLE) CRABTREE (1792-1857)
10. David PYLE (1793-1820)
11. William PYLE (1795-1835)
12. Edith (PYLE) HUSBAND (1797-1833)
13. Rueben PYLE (1797- )
14. Abner PYLE (1801- )
15. Byrd Buford PYLE (1802-1860)
16. Jane (PYLE) LACY (1802-1820)
17. Thompson PYLE (1804-1870)
18. William Benjamin PYLE (1806- )
19. Alfred PYLE (1806-1852)

In 1784 Susannah's family lived in the Pendelton District of South Carolina (currently Anderson County). The "Old Families of Randolph County Missouri" describes her father, Nicholas PYLE, as an "Indian doctor". Nicholas moved the family, traveling on horseback, to Christian County, Kentucky about 1793 when Susannah was 7 years old.

8 APRIL 1805 a marriage license was issued to Susannah and William Henry BROOKS in Christian County. According to the family Bible they were married 16 APRIL by William's father, Jesse BROOKS. John ROUTH was a witness.

Seven children were born to Susannah and William in Kentucky:
1) Jenette Garwin (BROOKS) GARVEN (1806-1893)
2) Matilda (BROOKS) DYSART (1808-1878)
3) Granville H. BROOKS (1811-1872)
4) Robert BROOKS (1813- )
5) Jesse Thomas Ross BROOKS (1814- )
6) William Warren BROOKS (1815- )
7) Benjamin Reeves "Ben" BROOKS (1817-1878)

18 AUG 1818 William's father Jesse BROOKS died in Hopkinsville, Christian County, Kentucky.

In 1818 Susannah's parents, Nicholas & Ann PYLE, left Kentucky and moved to St. Clair County, Illinois.

24 OCT 1819 William and Susannah started with their family from Kentucky.

6 DEC 1819 their daughter (8) Martha Ann (BROOKS) BROOKS (1819-1898) was born, and

7 DEC 1819 William and Susannah stopped on the Monitor, a small creek in Missouri two or three miles east of Higbee, Randolph County, Missouri.

Two more daughters were born in Randolph County.
9) Orpha Jane (BROOKS) BURTON (1822-1852)
10) Minerva Elizabeth (BROOKS) BURTON (1825-1882)

On the 1850 census Susannah age 63, her husband William (a farmer age 65, $1,500 property value), their son Benjamin (a farmer age 32, $500 value), and his wife Sarah (age 17) were living in Silver Creek Twp., Randolph County, Missouri.

30 SEPTEMBER 1854 William died; Susannah signed the estate settlement on 10 OCTOBER 1854.

On the 1860 census Susannah (age 74) is listed as a member of the family, living with her son Benjamin (age 43, farmer, $9,000 personal property, $14,000 farm valued) his wife Sarah (age 26) and their children, William (age 9), Orpha J. (age 7) and Correan (age 2) in Renick, Prairie Twp, Randolph County, Missouri.

Susannah died 20 FEB 1861, in Higbee, Randolph County, Missouri.

The old Brooks farm and burying ground is between Renick and Higbee, Randolph County, Missouri.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  William Henry Brooks (1784 - 1854)*
 
 Children:
  Jenette Garwin Brooks Garven (1806 - 1893)*
  Matilda Brooks Dysart (1808 - 1878)*
  Granville H Brooks (1811 - 1872)*
  Martha Ann Brooks Brooks (1819 - 1898)*
  Orpha Jane Brooks Burton (1822 - 1852)*
  Minerva Elizabeth Brooks Burton (1825 - 1882)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Wife of W H
 
Burial:
Higbee Cemetery
Higbee
Randolph County
Missouri, USA
 
Maintained by: lgleason
Originally Created by: Nancy Meadows
Record added: Sep 17, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76633377
Susannah <i>Pyle</i> Brooks
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Susannah <i>Pyle</i> Brooks
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Susannah <i>Pyle</i> Brooks
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