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John Brooks
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Birth: Jul. 5, 1861, Wales
Death: Sep. 6, 1946
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

John is the son of Richard and Mary Jane Haydon, Brooks.
He emigrated to the U.S. on the ship Wyoming; leaving Liverpool, England on 13 September 1876 and arriving in New York on 23 September.

He married Esther Rushton, June 14, 1883, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah, by Judge Elias Smith.

John and Esther are the parents of nine children; John R., Edwin Uriah, Reuben Richard, Esther Amelia, Dora Fay, Irene, Joseph, Harold and Wilford W.

Obituary ~ Salt Lake Tribune, Saturday, September 7, 1946, Page 20

"John Brooks, 85, 622-5th East, died Friday at 3:25 p.m. at his home of natural causes.
He was born July 5, 1861, in Wales, a son of Richard and Mary Jane Haydon Brooks. He had lived in Salt Lake City 70 years. Mr. Brooks was a retired blacksmith for Union Pacific Railroad Co. He had not worked since 1939.
He married Esther Rushton June 14, 1883, and she died in December, 1945. Mr. Brooks was a high priest in Liberty LDS stake, and a member of the North Second LDS ward.

He is survived by three daughters, Irene Brooks, Salt Lake City; Mrs. Esther Morey, Los Angeles, and Mrs. Dora Doble, El Monte, Cal.; two sons, John R. Brooks, Burbank, Cal., and Wilford W. Brooks, Los Angeles; 14 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren." 
 
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 Parents:
  Mary Jane Haydon Brooks (1822 - 1909)
 
 Spouse:
  Esther Rushton Brooks (1864 - 1945)*
 
 Children:
  Edwin Uriah Brooks (1887 - 1937)*
  Reuben Richard Brooks (1889 - 1934)*
  Irene Brooks (1900 - 1957)*
  Joseph Brooks (1901 - 1901)*
  Harold Brooks (1903 - 1909)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Brooks (1843 - 1901)*
  Elizabeth Brooks Farrington (1856 - 1929)*
  Charles Brooks (1859 - 1938)*
  John Brooks (1861 - 1946)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Salt Lake City Cemetery
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Plot: Buried: September 10 ~ Plat N, Block 19, Lot 4, Grave 2E S 1/2
 
Created by: Susan
Record added: Dec 17, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 32241239
John Brooks
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John Brooks
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