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Pvt William Jacobi Brooks
Birth: Jun. 14, 1832
Indiana, USA
Death: Dec. 22, 1905
Grant County
Indiana, USA

Brooks was drafted into Co. I, 38TH IND INF on Sept. 21, 1864; mustered out June 29, 1865; m member of IN G.A.R. Post #408 (Edwin Lennox Post) in Swayzee, Grant Co., IN.

Name: Pvt William J Brooks CW Vet
Publication Date: 29 Dec 1905
Publication Place: Grant, Indiana, USA
Publication Title: Swayzee Press
Notes: Obituaries compiled by Paul Haley
Record Type: Obituary

1st married Catherine Flora. They had five children: Sarah, Nancy, William, George, and S.B. McCrillus
They divorced sometime between 1872 and 1879, as Catherine married Enos Johnson in 1879.

1870 Census:
Name: William Brooks
Age in 1870: 36
Birth Year: abt 1834
Birthplace: Indiana
Home in 1870: Van Buren, Grant, Indiana
Race: White
Gender: Male
Post Office: Marion
Household Members:
Name Age
William Brooks 36
Catharine Brooks 26
Sarah C Brooks 5
Nancy E Brooks 3
William J Brooks 1

2nd married Mary C. Allen. She applied for widow's pension after he died.

Family links: 
  Mary C Allen Brooks (1844 - ____)
  Catherine Flora Johnson (1845 - 1928)*
  William J Brooks (1868 - 1934)*
  George Archibald Samuel Brooks (1870 - 1952)*
  S. B. McCrillus Brooks (1872 - 1964)*
*Calculated relationship
Thrailkill Cemetery
Grant County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Section C
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Originally Created by: Traie Shelhart
Record added: Jan 31, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33413018
Pvt William Jacobi Brooks
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Pvt William Jacobi Brooks
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William Jacobi Brooks had Siblings
- Wilbur Wolf
 Added: Mar. 29, 2015
Parents Eli & Sarah BrooksHighland Twp Franklin Co Indiana
- Wilbur Wolf
 Added: Mar. 29, 2015
Mary C. Allen Brooks Widow Housekeeper1845Nov 6, 1923Trap Hill Twp Wilkes Co NC USA
- Wilbur Wolf
 Added: Mar. 28, 2015
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