Francis Caroline Charity Holbrooks

30 May 1838–7 February 1926 (Age 87)
Franklin, Georgia, United States

The Life of Francis Caroline Charity

When Francis Caroline Charity Holbrooks was born on 30 May 1838, in Franklin, Georgia, United States, her father, Green Berry Holbrook, was 33 and her mother, Priscilla Watson, was 34. She married Oliver Jackson Weems on 20 December 1860, in Forsyth, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons. She lived in Forsyth, Georgia, United States in 1860 and District 686, DeKalb, Georgia, United States in 1880. She died on 7 February 1926, in Greenville, Hunt, Texas, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Campbell, Hunt, Texas, United States.

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Oliver Jackson Weems
Francis Caroline Charity Holbrooks
Marriage: 20 December 1860
Henry Pledger Weems
William C Weems
Melvin Augustus Weemes
Andrew Jackson Weems
Darius Pierce Weems
Franklin L Weems

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20 December 1860
Forsyth, Georgia, United States


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World Events (8)

1844 · German Immigration to Texas

Age 6

Over 7,000 German immigrants arrived in Texas. Some of these new arrivals died in epidemics; those that survived ended up living in cities such as San Antonio, Galveston, and Houston. Other German settlers went to the Texas Hill Country and formed the western portion of the German Belt, where new towns were founded: New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.

Age 8

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

Age 23

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Holbrook .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Caroline T Holbrook in household of Pricillia Holbrook, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Caroline C Weems in household of Oliver J Weems, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Charity Weems, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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