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Brooks and Howells in Georgia

Brooks and Howells in Georgia

Posted: 15 Jun 2000 7:07AM GMT
Edited: 22 Aug 2001 11:58PM GMT
John Brooks (b. 1796-Oglethorpe Co. Ga.) married Elizabeth Brooks (b. 1802-Columbia Co. Ga.). They are located in the 1850 census in Muscogee, Co. Ga. Together they had James (1822), Benjamin C.(1826), William O.(1828), Henry A.(1833), all born in Houston Co. Ga. Their daughters were Nancy Ann (1835) and Mary A.(1841), born in Sumpter
Co. Ga. James (1822) m. Eliza and they had Elizabeth (1842), Wm. A.(1846) and Frances (1850) Brooks. Nancy (1835) is my direct ancestor and she m. Bryant S. Howell (1835) in 1853 in Muscogee Co. Ga. Together, they had John (1854), Fannie (unknown), Ambrose (1861), and Charles (1863) Howell. Charles was my Dad's grandfather. If you have any information, I would appreciate your email.
Posted: 20 Jun 2000 6:47PM GMT
Edited: 21 Dec 2001 2:15AM GMT
My Brooks in Warren Co. Ga.Early 18oo's. No connection at this time to the ones you mentioned

BROOKS FAMILY

CAROL CASEY (View posts)
Posted: 21 Jun 2000 2:14PM GMT
HAVE TRACED GREAT GRANDFATHER ALPHEUS BROOKS TO WARREN COUNTY GEORGIA..HAVE NOW HIT A DEAD END...LAST CENSUS SHOWED A BENJAMIN BROOKS RESIDING WITH ALPHEUS..I THINK THIS MAY BE ALPHEUS' FATHER...DOES ANY OF THIS RING A BELL...I HAVE INFORMATION ON ALPHEUS WHEN HE MOVED TO BULLOCK COUNTY ALABAMA...THANKS..CAROL CASEY
Posted: 21 Jun 2000 6:46PM GMT
Edited: 21 Dec 2001 2:15AM GMT
No Alpheus in Our line. i have seen the name though. Just found out a lot of Brooks in McDuffie Co. The adjoining Co. You might try there. Keep in touch

Benjamin F. Brooks

Jo Ann Brooks Conrad (View posts)
Posted: 11 Jul 2000 7:48PM GMT
Casey, I have a Benjamin Brooks. Could you please give me a date of birth. thank you

Re: Benjamin F. Brooks

Posted: 23 Dec 2001 3:13AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 4 Aug 2004 9:07PM GMT
Surnames: Brooks
Jo Ann,

Benjamin Brooks, son of Alpheus Brooks, was born in 1847. If you are related to this line, I would be delighted to share my research on Alpheus. (richardsae@alaweb.com).

Re: BROOKS FAMILY

Posted: 26 Jul 2006 6:46PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Brooks, Sawyer, Mims, Ousley
I also have a Benjamin Franklin Brooks born abt 1789 married to Priscilla (Prissa) Sawyer in 1807 and moved to Alabama in 1829. I am trying to find his parents and siblings.
smackl74@tds.net

Re: BROOKS FAMILY

Robert Howell (View posts)
Posted: 27 Jul 2006 2:13AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Brooks
Check with Cheryl Sumner, I believe that is her name. She posts messages frequently (almost daily) on Butler County, Alabama Genweb. She has Brooks and Sawyers in her family. My set is either very distant cousins or may be a different line.
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