Ada M Brooks

31 July 1857–
Milford MM, Wayne, Indiana, United States

The Life of Ada M

When Ada M Brooks was born on 31 July 1857, in Milford MM, Wayne, Indiana, United States, her father, Emanuel Milton Brooks, was 27 and her mother, Amanda Beall, was 22. She lived in White River Township, Hamilton, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Indiana, United States in 1870.

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Emanuel Milton Brooks
Amanda Beall
Ada M Brooks
Eliza Brooks
David Brooks
Charles Brooks
Bell Brooks
Frank Walter Brooks
Howard Leland Brooks

Parents and Siblings

    Emanuel Milton Brooks





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World Events (8)


Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 6

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 33

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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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  • Ada M Brooks in household of Milton Brooks, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ada M Brooks in household of E M Brooks, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Ada Brooks in household of Milton Brooks, "United States Census, 1880"

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