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French Marvin Brooks
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Birth: Dec. 2, 1897
Boone County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Oct. 1, 1976
Baker City
Baker County
Oregon, USA

French Marvin Brooks 1897-1976

France Marvin Brooks was born December 2, 1897 in Echart, Boone county, West Virginia to William Randolph Brooks and Ida (Perry) Brooks.

His siblings include; George Glenn Brooks, Nora Ann (Brooks) Scott Darr, Roy Dell Brooks, Vivian (Brooks) Young Van Horn, Fay Clare (Brooks) Moore Carman, Charles Lawrence "Mick" Brooks and Helen Mable (Brooks) Beery.

When French was two years old, his parents moved from West Virginia to the town of Elgin, in Union county, Oregon, there he grew up and attended school.

He worked as a millwright in the Wallowa lumber mill.

French married Sarah C. on January 24, 1920 in Wallowa county, Oregon and they later divorced.

They became the parents to two children; Arnold Jack "Jay" Brooks and Shirley Jacqueline (Brooks) Helmig Kiecksee.

French married Lila Roberts on November 22, 1948 in Wallowa county, Oregon and Icel Lucille (Hearing) Gawith on June 27, 1958 in Union county, Oregon.

He lived in Wallowa until 1972, when he moved to Baker City, in Baker county, Oregon.

French passed away October 1, 1976 at the Baker Community Hospital in Baker City, Baker county, Oregon. He was 78 years old.

His funeral services were held October 6, 1976 at the United Methodist Church in Wallowa, Wallowa county, Oregon. He was laid to rest, following the service, in the Wallowa Cemetery, outside the town of Wallowa, in Wallowa county, Oregon.

Family links: 
  William Randolph Brooks (1868 - 1949)
  Ida Brooks (1873 - 1957)
  Icel Lucille Hearing Brooks (1903 - 1997)*
  Arnold Jack Brooks (1924 - 1950)*
  Shirley Jacqueline Brooks Kiecksee (1926 - 2010)*
  George Glenn Brooks (1894 - 1971)*
  French Marvin Brooks (1897 - 1976)
  Roy Dell Brooks (1901 - 1976)*
  Vivian Brooks Van Horn (1906 - 1995)*
*Calculated relationship
Wallowa Cemetery
Wallowa County
Oregon, USA
Plot: Original Section, Lot 4, Grave 6
Maintained by: Michelle Drayton-Fisher
Originally Created by: CA Croft
Record added: Jun 02, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27279370
French Marvin Brooks
Added by: Michelle Drayton-Fisher
French Marvin Brooks
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