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Mary Jane Brooks Roberts
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Birth: Feb. 3, 1836
Bedford County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Oct. 27, 1912
Oskaloosa
Mahaska County
Iowa, USA

Mary was the first child born to Josiah Wright Brooks and Martha Barding. She wed Solomon Hudson Roberts in Shelby County, Illinois on July 22, 1854. They first show in the 1870 census in Warsaw, Hancock County, Illinois. They had:
1) Nancy Anna in 1855
2) Tryphena in 1858
3) Sarah F in 1861
4) Cora D in 1862
5) Josiah R in 1865
6) James in 1867
7) Lulu in Mar 1873

They were living in Warsaw per the 1880 census but the 1900 census has them in Lee County, Iowa with daughter Lulu. The census noted Mary had nine children and six were still alive. In 1910, they were in Oskaloosa, Iowa with five children still alive. Next door is daughter Lulu who wed S.D. Grossland in 1905.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Josiah Wright Brooks (1808 - 1874)
  Martha A. Barding Brooks (1815 - 1856)
 
 Spouse:
  Soloman Hudson Roberts (1828 - 1914)
 
 Children:
  Cora Dell Roberts Perkins (1862 - 1952)*
  Josiah R Roberts (1864 - 1907)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Jane Brooks Roberts (1836 - 1912)
  John Wesley Brooks (1837 - 1906)*
  James William Brooks (1839 - ____)*
  Josiah Wright Brooks (1841 - 1924)*
  Thomas Samuel Brooks (1842 - 1902)*
  Malinda L Brooks Travis (1843 - 1862)*
  Alfred T Brooks (1846 - 1932)*
  Martha Ann Brooks Taylor (1848 - ____)*
  Rebecca Francis Brooks Moomey (1852 - 1920)*
  Benjamin E. Brooks (1854 - 1858)*
  Eliza Jemima Brooks Bowman (1858 - 1901)**
  Tryphena M. Brooks Duncan (1860 - 1948)**
  Samantha Jennetta Brooks Body (1861 - 1938)**
  Barkley Selby Brooks (1863 - 1954)**
  Stephen R Brooks (1865 - 1957)**
  Alta B Brooks Middlesworth (1867 - 1954)**
  Hiram Brooks (1869 - 1869)**
  Charles Morgan Brooks (1870 - 1958)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Forest Cemetery
Oskaloosa
Mahaska County
Iowa, USA
Plot:
 
Maintained by: Dennis Peterson
Originally Created by: Shelli Steedman
Record added: Nov 07, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16537321
Mary Jane <i>Brooks</i> Roberts
Added by: Carl Nollen
 
Mary Jane <i>Brooks</i> Roberts
Added by: Carl Nollen
 
Mary Jane <i>Brooks</i> Roberts
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- Shelli Steedman
 Added: Apr. 20, 2012
 
 
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