Hello,Its possible we are from the same family ,Couple people, have told me we are the largest and the oldest african american family in this country. my ancestor was Champ Brooks,he was born 1835-he had sisters and brothers one sister was named Rose. Brooks from North Carolina-I might have met your family members that live in Asbury Park,NJ and Neptune, NJ. One of the Brooks from N.C. owned
an Barbar Shop in Asbury Park,NJ. I was partly raised in that area, I now work for the Monmouth County Superior Court in Freehold, NJ.