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James Franklin Brooke
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Birth: Jan. 9, 1882
Battle Ground
Tippecanoe County
Indiana, USA
Death: Feb. 19, 1959
West Lafayette
Tippecanoe County
Indiana, USA

James F. Brooke, 77, of West Lafayette, died 3:20 a.m. Thursday, February 19, 1959, in his home. Born at Battle Ground, he had lived in the Lafayette area for 16 years. He was married to Selma L. Niemforth in 1918. Mr. Brooke was a maintenance worker at Purdue University for 16 years before his retirement 2 1/2 years ago. Before that he was a farmer. He was a member of the EUB Church at Battle Ground. Surviving with his widow are a daughter, Mrs. Harold Traviolia of rural Lafayette; a son, Burley Brooke of Marengo, IL; two sisters, Mrs. Ray Dawkins of rural Lafayette, and Mrs. Jacob Johnson of North Judson; and eight grandchildren. Service Feb. 21 at Soller-Baker funeral home, Rev. Ralph Cunningham officiating; burial at Tippecanoe Memory Gardens.

the Lafayette Journal & Courier 2/19/1959

 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Alonzo Brooke (1840 - 1922)
  Emily F. Browning Brooke (1845 - 1929)
 
 Spouses:
  Lydia L. McCoy Brooke (1884 - 1916)
  Selma L. Niemoth Brooke (1892 - 1968)
 
 Children:
  Maxine Virginia Brooke Traviolia (1914 - 1996)*
  Burley Amos Brooke (1916 - 1973)*
 
 Siblings:
  George W. Thayer (1870 - 1954)**
  Marion Alonzo Brooke (1871 - 1941)**
  Mary Alice Thayer Carlson (1872 - 1955)**
  Malissa Jane Brooke Dawkins (1878 - 1971)*
  Hattie Mae Brooke Howe (1880 - 1953)*
  James Franklin Brooke (1882 - 1959)
  Elvesta Brooke Johnson (1884 - 1959)*
  Samuel Brooke (1886 - 1949)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Tippecanoe Memory Gardens
West Lafayette
Tippecanoe County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Garden of Memories
 
Created by: Andy Gappa
Record added: Jul 15, 2012
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James Franklin Brooke
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