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Biography

George Brooks, Sr. was born 6 March 1845 in Point of Ayr, Llanasa, Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom to Samuel Brooks (1789-1856) and Emma Blinstone (1807-1856) and died 26 April 1930 St. George, Washington County, Utah, United States of unspecified causes. He married Emily Cornelia Branch (1855-1929) 21 September 1874 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah.


St. George Pioneers of 1861-62

This person is listed on the Encampment Mall Memorial - a list of over 300 LDS Pioneer Families that helped to settle St. George, Utah in 1861. They were part of the "Dixie Cotton Mission" called by President Brigham Young to raise cotton and other southern crops in the warmer climate of Washington County, Utah.



Children



Offspring of George Brooks, Sr. and Emily Cornelia Branch (1855-1929)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Emma Brooks (1875-1939) 7 July 1875 St. George, Washington County, Utah, United States 28 August 1939 St. George, Washington County, Utah, United States Robert Turner Ashby (1876-1930)
Mary Brooks (1877-1966)
Josephine Brooks (1878-1963)
George Brooks (1879-1940)
William Brooks (1881-1970)
Rosilla Brooks (1883-1967) 6 February 1883 St. George, Washington County, Utah, United States 3 January 1967 St. George, Washington County, Utah, United States Alexander Burto Andrus (1875-1949) Alexander Burto Andrus (1875-1949) Omni Morley Porter (1882-1972)
Cornelia Brookos (1884-1974)
Samuel Brooks (1886-1962)
Edith Brooks (1888-1972)
Edward Parry Brooks (1890-1979)
Albert Llewellyn Brooks (1893-1972)
Laura Brooks (1895-1925)










Siblings

Residences

See Also

  • George Brooks
  • Brooks in Wales
  • Brooks in Washington County, Utah



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