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Joseph Benjamin "Ben" Brooks
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Birth: Sep. 26, 1845
Randolph County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jun. 13, 1920
Moberly
Randolph County
Missouri, USA

J. B. BROOKS "...was reared and educated [in Randolph County, MO] and when old enough became a farmer and later a [coal] miner..."

Ben and Mollie married March 20, 1864 in Macon County, Missouri.

"There were eleven children in the BROOKS family..."
Children:
1. Martha Elizabeth "Mattie" "Lizzie" BROOKS
2. James Robert "Jim" BROOKS (see link)
3. Harriet J. "Hattie" BROOKS
4. William R. BROOKS
5. Frank L. BROOKS (see link)
6. Maud B. BROOKS
7. Charles F. "Charley" BROOKS
8. Linnes E. BROOKS
9. Myrtle May (BROOKS) STEVENS
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10. Clarence S. BROOKS
11. Roy Erwin BROOKS (see link)

He was a charter member of Lodge No. 225 A.O.U.W organized in Renick, Randolph County, MO. November 11, 1881.

"Moberly Evening Democrat June 14, 1920 Jos. M. Brooks died Suddenly Yesterday--A quick painless death came to this veteran citizen at the age of 75 years.
Joseph B. Brooks died yesterday morning at 10:45 A.M. at the home of his daughter, Mrs. R. C. Pigg of 1141 North Morley Street.
Mr Brooks had not been very well for some time but was feeling about as usual and was up and around the house. He had been out of doors and started to go back into the house and just as he reached the door suffered a stroke of apoplexy which closed his life at the age of 75 years.
He had been a citizen of Moberly for a long period of years. He was a member of the Baptist Church, of the Masonic Lodge at College Mound and the Odd Fellows in Moberly.
He is survived by his wife; six sons; J.R. Brooks Cairo; C.F. Brooks, Wyoming, F.L., L.E., C.W., and R.E. Brooks Moberly, four daughters, Mrs. R.C. Pigg, Mrs H.R. Scott Kirksville; Mrs A.W. Lingo, Temple Texas, Mrs Ross Stephen, Silby Texas, two brothers M.M. Brooks near Clark: J.W. Brooks, Kingman Kansas. The funeral service will be held tomorrow morning at 9:30 o'clock at the First Baptist church conducted by Rev. Lamb. Interment in Oakland under the auspicis of the Masons and Odd Fellows."

 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Ross Brooks (1813 - 1875)
  Martha Ann Brooks Brooks (1819 - 1898)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Frances Everhart Brooks (1846 - 1927)*
 
 Children:
  Martha Elizabeth Brooks Lingo (1865 - 1949)*
  James Robert Brooks (1867 - 1949)*
  Harriet Jo Brooks Pigg (1869 - 1956)*
  William R Brooks (1870 - 1874)*
  Frank L. Brooks (1873 - 1936)*
  Maude B. Brooks Stevens Scott Vestal (1875 - 1954)*
  Charles Forrest Brooks (1879 - 1937)*
  Linnes Edgar Brooks (1880 - 1950)*
  Myrtle May Brooks Stevens (1881 - 1962)*
  Clarence Selby Brooks (1883 - 1953)*
  Roy Erwin Brooks (1886 - 1978)*
 
 Siblings:
  Robert Henry Brooks (1841 - 1908)*
  Joseph Benjamin Brooks (1845 - 1920)
  Thomas Ransom Brooks (1848 - 1877)*
  Asa K. Brooks (1850 - 1874)*
  Franklin G. Brooks (1852 - 1874)*
  Manerva J Brooks (1854 - 1864)*
  May M. Brooks (1857 - 1939)*
  Jesse Wilson Brooks (1858 - 1939)*
  Bettie Brooks (1862 - 1877)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakland Cemetery
Moberly
Randolph County
Missouri, USA
 
Maintained by: lgleason
Originally Created by: PShannon
Record added: Jul 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54642173
Joseph Benjamin Ben Brooks
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Joseph Benjamin Ben Brooks
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Joseph Benjamin Ben Brooks
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- Old Coot
 Added: Jan. 1, 2014

- JMW
 Added: Sep. 28, 2012
My 2nd great grandfather
- Lynn (Brooks) Gleason
 Added: Sep. 28, 2012
 
 
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