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Richard Lorenzo Brooks, II

Male 1877 - 1924  (46 years)


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  • Name Richard Lorenzo Brooks 
    Suffix II 
    Nickname Buck 
    Born 10 Mar 1877  Buda, Travis Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1880  Ashley Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    DeBastrop twp, p 116B 
    Occupation 1906  Ashley Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Farming, livestock, timber 
    Census 1910  Ashley Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Breech Creek twp, Hamburg-Portland Road, dwelling/family 41/41  
    1910 Census for Ashley County, Arkansas, Beech Creek Township, Sheet 3A
    1910 Census for Ashley County, Arkansas, Beech Creek Township, Sheet 3A
    41/41 Brooks, Richard L...32...head
    ______, Jessie..........23...wife
    ______, Willie J........ 1...son
    Hudson, Rush............21...boarder
    44/44 Stevenson, Jerry..61...head
    _________, Dora.........52...wife
    _________, Willie.......25...son
    _________, Ella.........23...daughter
    _________, Briff........47...brother
    46/47 Howie, Robert A...53...head
    _____, Lucy S...........48...wife
    Residence 1913  Fountain Hill, Ashley Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Richard met Jessie while visiting Uncle Tom (Thomas David) Hudson in Mr. Pleasant, AR. They settled in a small cabin at Overflow Hill, then about 1913 moved to Fountain Hill on land given to Jessie by her father. [per Claudia Scidres, family history]. 
    Census 1920  Ashley Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    White twp, dwelling 41, taken 16 Jan 1920  
    Died 18 Jan 1924  Ashley Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Desmond Walls Allen, comp. Arkansas Death Index, 1924-1933 (Conway, AR: Arkansas Research, 1997), 56.
    Buried Flat Creek Cemetery, Fountain Hill, Ashley Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Richard Lorenzo & Jessie Hudson (Griffin) Brooks
    Richard Lorenzo & Jessie Hudson (Griffin) Brooks
    Richard was the son of Richard Lorenzo & Jacky Ann (Nobles). Jessie was the daughter of John Pleasant & Sarah Jane (Hudson) Griffin.
    Person ID I5349  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2018 

    Father Richard Lorenzo Brooks, I,   b. 18 Sep 1849, Ashley Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1877, Travis Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years) 
    Mother Jacky Ann Nobles,   b. 27 Jul 1847, Barbour Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1911, Ashley Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 4 Aug 1870  Ashley Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Arkansas. Ashley County. Marriage Book, AA-332, 4 Aug 1870. Richard Brooks and Jacky Nobles, married by Robert Daniel, JP.
    Family ID F46  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jessie Hudson Griffin,   b. 4 Jan 1887, Fountain Hill, Ashley Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1966, Little Rock, Pulaski Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 20 Feb 1906  Ashley Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Arkansas. Ashley County. Marriage Book, L-197, 20 Feb 1906. Richard L. Brooks, 28, and Jessie Griffin, 18, married by J. W. Willcoxon, JP.
    Children 
     1. Emma Mae Brooks,   b. 17 Nov 1906, Ashley Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1908, Ashley Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     2. Willie Josephine Brooks,   b. 18 Aug 1908, Ashley Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1990, Crossett, Ashley Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     3. Vera Brooks,   b. 27 Nov 1910, Ashley Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 2015, Indianapolis, Hamilton Co, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 104 years)
     4. Living
     5. Richard Lorenzo Brooks, III,   b. 27 Sep 1914, Fountain Hill, Ashley Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 2003, Crossett, Ashley Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     6. Huey Samuel Brooks,   b. 12 Feb 1917, Fountain Hill, Ashley Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1995, Crossett, Ashley Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     7. Erma Brooks,   b. 26 Feb 1919, Fountain Hill, Ashley Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1987, Crossett, Ashley Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     8. Erla Beth Brooks,   b. 26 Feb 1919, Fountain Hill, Ashley Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 2008, Hamburg, Ashley Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     9. Turner Butler Brooks,   b. 13 Nov 1921, Fountain Hill, Ashley Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1982, Indianapolis, Marion Co, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     10. John Riley Brooks,   b. 20 Oct 1923, Fountain Hill, Ashley Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1937, Ashley Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 14 years)
    Last Modified 2 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F2404  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Mar 1877 - Buda, Travis Co, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - DeBastrop twp, p 116B - 1880 - Ashley Co, Arkansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farming, livestock, timber - 1906 - Ashley Co, Arkansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Feb 1906 - Ashley Co, Arkansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Breech Creek twp, Hamburg-Portland Road, dwelling/family 41/41 - 1910 - Ashley Co, Arkansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Richard met Jessie while visiting Uncle Tom (Thomas David) Hudson in Mr. Pleasant, AR. They settled in a small cabin at Overflow Hill, then about 1913 moved to Fountain Hill on land given to Jessie by her father. [per Claudia Scidres, family history]. - 1913 - Fountain Hill, Ashley Co, Arkansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - White twp, dwelling 41, taken 16 Jan 1920 - 1920 - Ashley Co, Arkansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Jan 1924 - Ashley Co, Arkansas, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • A gifted violinist (fiddler). Bought his first violin (a Steiner) from Mr. Sandy Norman for $2.50. It remains in the family today.


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