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Thomas Ross "Ross" Brooks
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Birth: Dec. 24, 1813
Kentucky, USA
Death: Sep. 6, 1875
Randolph County
Missouri, USA

Thomas Ross BROOKS and Martha Ann BROOKS were married November 22, 1838 in Randolph County, Missouri by Rev. Samuel C. DAVIS, pastor of the Sugar Creek Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

Sons: (not yet located)
William W. "Bill" BROOKS bn 8 JUL 1839 in Randolph County, MO and he died between 1880 and 1910. H/O Lucinda Mildred GASHWILER #71305707

May M. BROOKS bn JAN 1857 in MO; died after 1939; H/O Ann Katherine "Katie" MORGAN; md. 1879

Ross was a farmer.

From the Diary of Simeon Stiles - owned by Mrs. Helen Boswell of Moberly, MO 9/1979:

8/30/1875 -
"Mon. Aug.30, 1875 `Helped Mr. Brooks thresh'"

9/7/1875 - Tues. Sept. 7, 1875 `Attended the funeral of Mr. Brooks.'"

"Death of an Old Citizen
Says the Moberly Monitor
Mr. Ross Brooks, one of the oldest citizens of Randolph County, who lived near Renick, was kicked by a mule on Sunday last, from the effects of which he died on Tuesday.
On Sunday morning one of the boys was leading a mule, and Mr. Brooks was walking behind. He picked up a corn stalk and hit the mule, and received a kick in the lower bowel, from which he never recovered.
He was one of the oldest citizens of our county, and was highly esteemed by all who knew him."
Sedalia Daily Democrat, September 9, 1875 p.4
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Martha Ann Brooks Brooks (1819 - 1898)*
 
 Children:
  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:
Mount Vernon Cemetery
Clark
Randolph County
Missouri, USA
 
Maintained by: lgleason
Originally Created by: Nancy Meadows
Record added: Mar 25, 2011
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Thomas Ross Ross Brooks
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Thomas Ross Ross Brooks
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Thomas Ross Ross Brooks
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- Gary Bonney
 Added: Jul. 1, 2014

- Old Coot
 Added: Jan. 1, 2014
My 3rd great grandfather
- Lynn (Brooks) Gleason
 Added: Sep. 28, 2012
 
 
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