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 Alfred Ray Brooks

Alfred Ray Brooks

Birth
New Berlin, Chenango County, New York, USA
Death 7 Jan 1950 (aged 37)
New Berlin, Chenango County, New York, USA
Burial South New Berlin, Chenango County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 66802992 · View Source
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SOUTH NEW BERLIN MAN FELLED BY HORSE, DIES
ALFRED RAY BROOKS, VICTIM OF ACCIDENT

ALFRED RAY BROOKS, aged 37, of South New Berlin died in Chase Memorial Hospital at New Berlin Saturday night from injuries suffered when a horse fell on him Saturday morning.

The accident occurred about 10 a.m. Saturday on the Henry Sage farm at South New Berlin where Mr. Brooks was employd.

He was riding a horse to exercise when it reared up. He fell from the horse and it fell back on him. The saddle horn struck him in the body injuring him internally, it was reported by Dr. E.P. Elliott of New Berlin.

Mr. Brooks was born in New Berlin June 30, 1912, the son of Herbert and Ercell Brooks. They survive him at Earlville.

Mr. Brooks was married May 28, 1938 to Esther Louise Austin. She is a teacher in the South New Berlin Central School. He is also survived by a daughter, Cathy Rae Brooks, about 2 years old and by two brothers, Clifford and Donald Brooks of Earlville.

Mr. Brooks was a member of St. Matthews Episcopal Church, Victor Lodge 111, L.O.O.F. and the local committee for the G.L.F. exchange and the South New Berlin Fire Department. He was also Past District Deputy Noble Grand of the L.O.O.F. Lodge.

The Victor Lodge held memorial services Monday evening.
Funeral services will be at the Tamsett Funeral Home in South New Berlin at 2 P.M. Wednesday. The Rev. Bradford Tite and the Rev. Lloyd S. Charters will officiate. Burial will be in the Riverside Cemetery in South New Berlin.

[The Otsego Farmer, 13 Jan 1950]


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  • Maintained by: Cathy
  • Originally Created by: Matt M
  • Added: 12 Mar 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 66802992
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alfred Ray Brooks (30 Jun 1912–7 Jan 1950), Find A Grave Memorial no. 66802992, citing Riverside Cemetery, South New Berlin, Chenango County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Cathy (contributor 48106710) .