Brooks Tilford Thomas

Male 1819 - 1914  (95 years)


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  • Name Brooks Tilford Thomas 
    Born 16 Jun 1819  Gainesboro, Jackson, Tennessee, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 14 Jul 1870  Rich, Union, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    MRIN 918 - America King 
    _FSFTID L787-GF4 
    _UID 5EB02D916E2C449DA985CB2C472667F33314 
    Died 25 Jul 1914  , Union, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Union, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Owen Cemetery 
    Notes 
    • Name, birth and death dates from Patty Skaggs, www.tribalpages.com/tribes/pfskaggs. She was doing my research for the DAR for her Patriot John Thomas Brooks." Inasmuch as this Bible is a primary source and Patty's DAR application was accepted, I am considering this accurate information.
      Was a twin with Tilman. A newspaper article published in June 16, 1904 claimed that Tilman and Tilford (their twin sons) were the world`s oldest living twins. (Polly Skaggs)
      He married America King, daughter of Abraham King and Sinea Greenwood. She was born Nov 10, 1817 and died Mar 19, 1903.

      Family listed in newFamilySearch.
    Person ID I1142  Petranek-Mercer
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father Brooks Matthew,   b. 15 Jul 1780, Tennessee, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1846, , Jackson, Tennessee, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Harrell Mary (Polly),   b. 14 Jan 1784, Tennessee, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1867, , Union, llinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 9 Nov 1802  , Person, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Marriage date and place from Patty Skaggs.
    Family ID F380  Group Sheet

    Family King America,   b. 10 Nov 1817, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1903, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 1841 
    Last Modified 28 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F918  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
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