Hugh Morrison Brooks

14 August 1883–18 October 1958 (Age 75)
Hayes Township, Clare, Michigan, United States

The Life of Hugh Morrison

When Hugh Morrison Brooks was born on 14 August 1883, in Hayes Township, Clare, Michigan, United States, his father, John L Brooks, was 25 and his mother, Myrtie May Frost, was 17. He married Elizabeth Spates on 6 December 1903, in Summerfield Township, Clare, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Isabella, Michigan, United States in 1935 and Chippewa Township, Isabella, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died on 18 October 1958, in Clare, Clare, Michigan, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Clare, Clare, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hugh Morrison Brooks
1883–1958
Elizabeth Spates
1886–1914
Marriage: 6 December 1903
Hazel V Brooks
1904–1994
Loren M Brooks
1906–1979
Rachel L Brooks
1908–2004
Iva Pearl Brooks
1909–1956
Gertrude May Brooks
1910–1950
Ida Belle Brooks
1913–
Lawerence Brooks
1914–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 December 1903
Summerfield Township, Clare, Michigan, United States
children

(7)

    Hazel V Brooks

    Female1904–1994Female

    Male1906–1979Male

    Rachel L Brooks

    Female1908–2004Female

    Iva Pearl Brooks

    Female1909–1956Female

    Gertrude May Brooks

    Female1910–1950Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John L Brooks

    Male1857–1920Male

    Female1866–1948Female

siblings

(9)

    Maggie M. Brooks

    Female1881–Female

    Male1883–1958Male

    Bertha L Brooks

    Female1885–1913Female

    Male1891–1959Male

    Ethel May Brooks

    Female1896–1962Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 4

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 20

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

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)

  • Hugh M Brooks, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Hugh M Brooks, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hugh Brooks, "United States Census, 1920"

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