Rebecca Walthall Creagh

24 September 1845–26 January 1921 (Age 75)
Marengo, Alabama, United States

The Life of Rebecca Walthall

When Rebecca Walthall Creagh was born on 24 September 1845, in Marengo, Alabama, United States, her father, Memorable Walker Creagh, was 28 and her mother, Willey Harris Burton, was 18. She married William Ross Brooks on 14 April 1868, in Marengo, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in United States in 1900 and Meridian, Lauderdale, Mississippi, United States in 1920. She died on 26 January 1921, in Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Magnolia Cemetery, Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Ross Brooks
1845–1908
Rebecca Walthall Creagh
1845–1921
Marriage: 14 April 1868
Creagh Brooks
1869–1884
Augustus Williams Brooks
1872–1932
Elliott G Brooks
1872–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 April 1868
Marengo, Alabama, United States
children

(3)

    Creagh Brooks

    Male1869–1884Male

    Augustus Williams Brooks

    Male1872–1932Male

    Male1872–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Memorable Walker Creagh

    Male1817–1872Male

    Willey Harris Burton

    Female1827–1898Female

siblings

(7)

    Female1845–1921Female

    Sarah Glover Creagh

    Female1848–1924Female

    Thomas Bivin Creagh

    Male1850–1898Male

    Willie Burton Creagh

    Female1851–1877Female

    Male1851–1909Male

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World Events (8)

1846

Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1861

Age 16

Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.
1865

Age 20

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

Irish: alternative Anglicization of Gaelic Craobhach ( see Cray ), an epithet of the O'Neills of Clare, one of whose ancestors is said to have carried a green branch into battle.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Rebecca W Creogh in household of M W Creogh, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Rebecca Brooks in household of William Brooks, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Rebecca W Brooks in household of Elliott G Brooks, "United States Census, 1920"

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