Daniel Brooks

20 March 1844–16 August 1930 (Age 86)
Delaware, Indiana, United States

The Life of Daniel

When Daniel Brooks was born on 20 March 1844, in Delaware, Indiana, United States, his father, Ethan Allen Brooks, was 22 and his mother, Catherine Cline, was 29. He married Louisa Kennedy on 22 January 1865, in Delaware, Indiana, United States. He lived in Liberty Township, Effingham, Illinois, United States in 1920 and Farmland, Monroe Township, Randolph, Indiana, United States in 1930. He died on 16 August 1930, in Effingham, Illinois, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Effingham, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Brooks
Sarah Catherine Arbogast
Marriage: 20 September 1868
James Wesley Brooks
Etta Acenath Brooks
Laura Dell Brooks
Emery Wilbur Brooks
Ira Sanford Brooks
Ethel Isabel Brooks

Spouse and Children

20 September 1868
Randolph, Indiana Territory, United States


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Parents and Siblings




    Jonathan Brooks


    Jacob Brooks



    Wesley Brooks


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World Events (8)


Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 4

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 23

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the possessive case of Brook (i.e. ‘of the brook’).2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.3 Americanized spelling of German Brucks .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Daniel Brooks, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Daniel Brooks in household of Ethan Brooks, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Daniel Brooks in household of Etham Brooks, "United States Census, 1860"

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