Samual Baxter Middlebrook

8 April 1880–8 May 1968 (Age 88)
Lavaca, Texas, United States

The Life of Samual Baxter

When Samual Baxter Middlebrook was born on 8 April 1880, in Lavaca, Texas, United States, his father, Jacob Quitman Middlebrook, was 28 and his mother, Ellen Minerva McCord, was 24. He married Mary Frances Dunn on 17 April 1906, in Vernon, Wilbarger, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Justice Precinct 5, Hardin, Texas, United States in 1930 and Commissioner's Precinct 2, Foard, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 8 May 1968, in Crowell, Foard, Texas, United States, at the age of 88.

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Samual Baxter Middlebrook
Mary Frances Dunn
Marriage: 17 April 1906
Samuel Baxter Middlebrook Jr.
Mary F Middlebrook
Billye Jake Middlebrook

Spouse and Children

17 April 1906
Vernon, Wilbarger, Texas, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 1

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 23

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

English: from Middle English middel ‘middle’ + broke ‘brook’, ‘stream’, hence denoting someone who lived by a stream so called.

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

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Sources (3)

  • S Baxter Middlebrook, "United States Census, 1940"
  • S Barter Middlebrook, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Samuel B Middlebrook, "United States Census, 1920"

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