Elias David Brookshire

11 March 1877–26 May 1947 (Age 70)
Coffee, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Elias David

When Elias David Brookshire was born on 11 March 1877, in Coffee, Tennessee, United States, his father, Nathaniel Johnson Alisen Brookshire, was 36 and his mother, Mary Jane DeWeese, was 36. He married Lula Ella Copeland on 8 May 1899, in Phelps, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in St. James, Phelps, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Campbell Township, Greene, Missouri, United States in 1920. He died on 26 May 1947, in Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Clear Creek Cemetery, Center Number 1 Township, Greene, Missouri, United States.

Photos & Memories (4)

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Family Time Line

Elias David Brookshire
1877–1947
Lula Ella Copeland
1874–1965
Marriage: 8 May 1899
Charles Elmer Brookshire
1900–1982
Senne Nathaniel Brookshire
1901–1989
Mary Ann Brookshire
1904–1998
Emma Jane Brookshire
1906–1906
Frances Lucile Brookshire
1908–1909
Ernest Edward Brookshire
1910–1993
Alda Augusta Brookshire
1911–1997
Rev. Pauline Jewel Brookshire
1916–2005

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 May 1899
Phelps, Missouri, United States
children

(8)

    Male1900–1982Male

    Senne Nathaniel Brookshire

    Male1901–1989Male

    Mary Ann Brookshire

    Female1904–1998Female

    Emma Jane Brookshire

    Female1906–1906Female

    Frances Lucile Brookshire

    Female1908–1909Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Nathaniel Johnson Alisen Brookshire

    Male1840–1913Male

    Mary Jane DeWeese

    Female1840–1899Female

siblings

(9)

    Anthony Kitchen Brookshire

    Male1862–1940Male

    Male1866–1947Male

    Emily Brookshire

    Female1868–Female

    Charles Lamon Brookshire

    Male1870–1902Male

    John Brookshire

    Male1873–1953Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 1

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 19

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained; possibly related to another unexplained English surname, Brookshaw.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ed D Brookshire, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edward Brookshire, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edward Brookshire, "United States Census, 1910"

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