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Matlida Jane Brooks

Matlida Jane Brooks

Female 1848 - 1919  (71 years)

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  • Name Matlida Jane Brooks 
    Born 28 Jan 1848  Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 21 Oct 1919  Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Sandusky Cemetery, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I6682  Yatesville History & Genealogy
    Last Modified 11 Nov 2017 

    Father John R. Brooks,   b. 21 Mar 1824, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1895, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Louisa Taylor Black,   b. 25 May 1826, Bourbon, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1870, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 5 Jan 1846  Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3355  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Thomas Westbury Blakeney,   b. 19 Jul 1842, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1922, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 21 Oct 1868  Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mable Nile Blakeney,   b. 1869, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1881, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 12 years)
     2. Parylee Blakeney,   b. 1871, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1948, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     3. Brooks V. "Brooksie" Blakeney,   b. 1872, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1875, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
    Last Modified 18 May 2022 
    Family ID F3340  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
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  • Notes 
    • Illinois Marriages, 1851-1900 Name: Thomas W. Blakeney Gender: Male
      Spouse Name: Matlida J. Brooks Marriage Date: Oct 21, 1868 Marriage County: Vermilion Comments: This record can be found at the County Court Records, Film # 1298746 - 1298749.

      Glaspie, Kith & Kin p 43: she was known as "Aunt Till" - and "she smoked a pipe!" - she was the granddaughter of Benjamin Brooks, founder of "Brooks Point". Illinois Statewide Death Index has date as 10/21/1919. Name indexed as BLAKNEY.