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 Thomas Brooke

Thomas Brooke

Miami County, Indiana, USA
Death 31 Jul 1891 (aged 39)
Marshall County, Indiana, USA
Burial Rutland, Marshall County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 5989504 · View Source
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THOMAS JEFFERSON BROOKE [per grandaughter, Phyllis Kern]

Son of James Brooke and Lydia Duff. Thomas Brooke died at age 40.

He married Clara Elen Lee in approx year of 1870.

They had 8 or 9 children. His still living granddaughter, Phyllis says there were 8 children. It's possible Thomas also had 1 or more children from a prior marriage.

The known children were:

1 Bale Brooke, died in infancy

2 Mary Jane Brooke m. Jesse Shekel

3 Ruth Elizabeth Brooke m. George Cleveland Wolfram

4 June Brooke

5 May L Brooke m. Chester L Mattox

6 Cora Brooke m. George Collins

7 Sarah "Sadie" Louise [Brooke] Kern m. Henry Clarence Kern

8 Clyde Brooke

9 Emma Beatrice [Brooke] Schafer m. Carl Rudolph Vergin on 21 Feb 1911..... Emma was adopted by David & Lydia P. Schafer. She married After Thomas Brooke died, Clara kept Clyde & Sarah Louise.

10 Raymond Brooke - nephew of Thomas Brooke & raised by Thomas.

Per grand daughter, Phyllis Kern, the children all grew up in the same community & knew each other.

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  • Originally Created by: Bonnie Weller
  • Added: 21 Nov 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5989504
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Brooke (10 Sep 1851–31 Jul 1891), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5989504, citing McDonald Cemetery, Rutland, Marshall County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by FamilyHunt (contributor 47539950) .