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Jane Margaret "Janie" Adams Gist Brooks
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Birth: Jun. 20, 1841
South Carolina, USA
Death: Dec. 23, 1911
Cambridge (Greenwood County)
Greenwood County
South Carolina, USA

Her obituary found in The State 27 December 1911: Death of Mrs. Brooks--Wife of Late John Hampden Brooks Interred Here Monday
Mrs. Jane M. Brooks, wife of the late John Hampden Brooks, who died in Columbia about a month ago, died in her home, "Rosyn," in Greenwood county, near Ninety-Six, Saturday night. Interment was in Elmwood cemetery, following the funeral services at Trinity Episcopal church, this city, Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Before her marriage to Maj. Brooks, Mrs. Brooks was Mrs. Jane M. Gist, nee Miss Jane Adams, a daughter of the late Gov. Adams of Richland county. She was a sister of Miss Mary G. Adams, who became Col. Brooks' first wife. Mrs. Brooks is survived by one sister, Mrs. Caroline LeConte, of "Alwehave," Richland county, and seven children--Carroll Brooks, Mrs. William M. Shannon, Miss Nell Brooks, Loudon Brooks, M. Berrien Brooks, Mrs. Benjamin R. Heyward, Barry Brooks and Mrs. Whitfield.

Note: per the South Carolina Plantations website, the Brooks plantation home in Greenwood county is called Roselands and was originally owned by her husband's parents, Whitfield Brooks and Mary Parsons Carroll.
http://south-carolina-plantations.com/greenwood/roselands.html

South Carolina Marriages, 1641-1965, a collection found on Ancestry.com: Janie M. Adams and States Rights Gist were married 06 May 1863, source: York South Carolina Newspaper.

US and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 also found on Ancestry.com: Jane Margaret Adams and John Hampden Brooks were married in 1868 (specific date not given). 
 
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 Parents:
  James Hopkins Adams (1812 - 1861)
  Janes Margaret Adams (1812 - 1885)
 
 Spouses:
  States Rights Gist (1831 - 1864)
  John Hampden Brooks (1833 - 1911)
 
 Children:
  Carroll Brooks (1869 - 1915)*
  Katharine Hammond Brooks Shannon (1872 - 1931)*
  Ellen A. Brooks Johnson (1874 - 1955)*
  Macpherson Berrien Brooks (1879 - 1935)*
  Barry St. Leger Brooks (1886 - 1949)*
 
 Siblings:
  Henry Walker Adams (1833 - 1887)*
  Jane Margaret Adams Gist Brooks (1841 - 1911)
  James Hopkins Adams (1848 - 1894)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
I have glorified thee on earth. I have finished the work which thou gavest me to do.
 
Note: Transcribed from the book Interment Records of Elmwood Cemetery, Columbia, SC (three volumes)
 
Burial:
Elmwood Memorial Gardens
Columbia
Richland County
South Carolina, USA
Plot: Square 59, Lot 27, Grave 3
 
Created by: rdsxfan
Record added: May 04, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89575404
Jane Margaret Janie <i>Adams</i> Gist Brooks
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Jane Margaret Janie <i>Adams</i> Gist Brooks
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Jane Margaret Janie <i>Adams</i> Gist Brooks
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