|Birth: ||Sep. 10, 1851|
|Death: ||Jul. 31, 1891|
THOMAS JEFFERSON BROOKE [per grandaughter, Phyllis Kern]
Son of James Brooke and Lydia Duff. Thomas Brooke died at age 40.
He married Clara Elen Lee in approx year of 1870.
They had 8 or 9 children. His still living granddaughter, Phyllis says there were 8 children. It's possible Thomas also had 1 or more children from a prior marriage.
The known children were:
1 Bale Brooke, died in infancy
2 Mary Jane Brooke m. Jesse Shekel
3 Ruth Elizabeth Brooke m. George Cleveland Wolfram
4 June Brooke
5 May L Brooke m. Chester L Mattox
6 Cora Brooke m. George Collins
7 Sarah "Sadie" Louise [Brooke] Kern m. Henry Clarence Kern
8 Clyde Brooke
9 Emma Beatrice [Brooke] Schafer m. Carl Rudolph Vergin on 21 Feb 1911..... Emma was adopted by David & Lydia P. Schafer. She married After Thomas Brooke died, Clara kept Clyde & Sarah Louise.
10 Raymond Brooke - nephew of Thomas Brooke & raised by Thomas.
Per grand daughter, Phyllis Kern, the children all grew up in the same community & knew each other.
James Brooke (1821 - 1877)
Lydia Duff Brooke (1823 - 1911)
Clara Elen Lee Kline (1857 - 1932)
Bale Brooke (____ - 1881)*
Elizabeth Ruth Brooke-Fell Wolfram (1888 - 1987)*
Sarah Louise Brooke Kern (1890 - 1948)*
Emma Beatrice Brooke Shafer Vergin (1892 - 1975)*
Joseph H. Brooke (1847 - 1932)*
Hannah Elizabeth Brooke Brandal (1851 - 1946)*
Thomas Brooke (1851 - 1891)
Mary Jane Brooke Bennett (1854 - 1916)*
Nancy Catharine Brooke (1856 - 1861)*
Daniel Fairfield Brooke (1859 - 1933)*
Maintained by: FamilyHunt
Originally Created by: Bonnie Weller
Record added: Nov 21, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5989504
Added: Jan. 5, 2006