John P. died at the home of his oldest son John A. in Dallas Texas. John P. married Mary July 30, 1852 Jo Davies, Illinois. Him and Mary had 4 children all born in Illinois, John A. born 1854, Charles P. born 1856, Martin born 1859 and Mable born 1863. John P. was the son of Samuel S. Brooks.
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