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 Florence Emaline “Galley” <I>Brookshier</I> Deel

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Florence Emaline “Galley” Brookshier Deel

  • Birth 24 Oct 1865 Franklin County, Alabama, USA
  • Death 14 Dec 1943 Rotan, Fisher County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Rotan, Fisher County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 19040410

My great grandmother.

Florence Emaline "Galley" Brookshier was born on Tuesday, October 24, 1865 in Franklin County, Alabama to Graves Goodrich Brookshier and Sarah Frances Bacon.

She had seven siblings: Octavanus Brookshire Haynes, Esther Ann Brookshire Deel, Robert L. Brookshire, Martha Jim Brookshire Hardin, Sarah Graves Brookshire Sheffield, William Brookshire, and Graves James Brookshire.

Her paternal grandparents were James Brookshier and Sarah Graves.

She married George Washington Deel on September 3, 1884 in Ellis County, Texas. They were blessed with fourteen children: Alexander Lafayette Deel, Walter Robert Deel, James Emmit "Jim" Deel, Charlie Ivan Deel, George "Henry" Deel, Birtie Guy "Birt" Deel, Alley Lee Deel, Flora Lurena Deel Blount, Essie "Adron" Deel Ivison, Katy "Jewell" Deel Miller, Florence Virginia Deel, Noel "Pete" Deel, Willie Graves Deel, and Orris V. Deel, Sr.

She died on Tuesday, December 14, 1943, at 6:10a.m. in Rotan, Fisher County, Texas. She was 78 years old.

On her Texas Certificate of Death the primary cause of death is listed as Arteriosclerotic Heart Disease and Bronchial Pneumonia.



  • Created by: Dennis Alan Deel
  • Added: 21 Apr 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19040410
  • Dennis Alan Deel
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Florence Emaline “Galley” Brookshier Deel (24 Oct 1865–14 Dec 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19040410, citing Belvieu Cemetery, Rotan, Fisher County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Dennis Alan Deel (contributor 46590424) .