Jim Rooks

about 1862–
Galt, Grundy, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Jim

When Jim Rooks was born about 1862, in Galt, Grundy, Missouri, United States, his father, William Henry Rooks, was 18 and his mother, Elizabeth Ann Martin, was 16.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Rooks
1844–1898
Elizabeth Ann Martin
1846–1891
Jim Rooks
1862–
Albert D. Rooks
1865–1933
Frank Rooks
1866–1899
James or John O Rooks
1867–
Mary Belle Rooks
1870–1928
Arminta Jane Rooks
1872–1972
Joseph William Rooks
1874–1930
Charles M. Rooks
1876–1882
Frank M Rooks
1880–
Susie Florence Rooks
1882–1912

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World Events (3)

1863
Age 1
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
Age 1
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.
1865 · Slavery Abolished
Age 3
On January 11, 1865, slavery was abolished in Missouri.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Rook , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

Possible Related Names

Rook

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