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Christopher Hapgood Brooks (#47624489)
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Bio Photo I'm a Certified Genealogist whose primary focus for 25 years has been a regional one-name study of Brooks families originating in early (pre-1700) New England. I maintain a website to share this information at and am preparing a book on one of these families, the descendants of Capt. Thomas Brooks, who died at Concord, Massachusetts in 1667. A secondary focus for even longer has been the old Willow Cemetery in Franconia, New Hampshire, dating to the late 18th century, which I first stumbled across, in a state of overgrown neglect, in 1968. Results and maps of an historical/archaeological survey I did there in 2002 for the Town of Franconia can be downloaded at

Corrections and additions are always appreciated.
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James Brooks
Per his death record, the James Brooks you sent edits for is buried in Graceland. I suggest you call them to confirm that he was only cremated there and then buried in Pineview in Beach Park as he may only have a marker in Pineview and not actually buried there.

Chicago Tribune - Friday, October 4, 1940:
James O. Brooks, late of 822 Humboldt avenue, Winnetka, husband of Elizabeth, father of James O. Jr. and David. Funeral services Saturday, Oct. 5, 2:30, at Winnetka Congregational church chapel, Lincoln and Pine street.
Illinois, Cook County Deaths
Name James Oliver Brooks
Event Type Death
Event Date 03 Oct 1940
Event Place Winnetka, Cook, Illinois
Address 822 Humboldt Avenue
Gender Male
Age 40
Marital Status Married
Race White
Occupation Assistant Cashier
Birth Date 17 Apr 1900
Birthplace Galesville, Wisconsin
Burial Place Chicago, Illinois
Cemetery Graceland
Father's Name Arthur Wm Brooks
Mother's Name Mary Irwin Smith
Spouse's Name Elizabeth
Informant's Name Charles I Brooks
Added by Grave Recorder on Aug 23, 2016 7:36 AM
RE: Tullers, Westfield
It was my pleasure. Please let me know if you need any further information.
Added by Lubianco on Aug 22, 2016 3:44 AM
Kari Olson
George Fromader
Sorry you confused me, as I didnt realize i had an edit for George. I see it now.
Added by Kari Olson on Aug 18, 2016 12:46 PM
Kari Olson
George Fromader
What information do you want me to add according to the 1900 census... I dont have it.
Added by Kari Olson on Aug 18, 2016 12:45 PM
Alice & Franklyn Vosburg
Annie A Brooks
There's a difference between your memorial and the stone in the Newington Cemetery
Added by Alice & Franklyn Vosburg on Aug 15, 2016 8:05 PM
Alice & Franklyn Vosburg
Alfred L Brooks
Please note the differences in dates between your memorial and the headstone in Newington Cemetery.

Added by Alice & Franklyn Vosburg on Aug 15, 2016 8:02 PM
Cyndy Munday
Asa Lovell
Thank you for your note regarding Asa's parents. I have linked them. Appreciate your keen eye.
Added by Cyndy Munday on Aug 15, 2016 9:28 AM
Mary Richardson
RE: Princeton memorial transfers
My pleasure. Mary
Added by Mary Richardson on Aug 13, 2016 3:01 PM
Mary Richardson
RE: Request for transfer
Please provide the memorial number so I can do the transfer.
Added by Mary Richardson on Aug 09, 2016 1:48 PM
Mary Richardson
RE: Transfer request
Memorial # 47341378 is for Allan Johnson in SD. Please double check and advise.
Thanks, Mary
Added by Mary Richardson on Aug 09, 2016 1:46 PM
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