Sarah Marinda Brooks

9 December 1862–21 March 1921 (Age 58)
San Bernardino, California, United States

The Life of Sarah Marinda

When Sarah Marinda Brooks was born on 9 December 1862, in San Bernardino, California, United States, her father, James Simpkin Brooks, was 36 and her mother, Lydia Webster Ann, was 34. She lived in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States in 1910 and Guadalupe, Santa Barbara, California, United States in 1920. She died on 21 March 1921, in Perris, Riverside, California, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Pioneer Memorial Cemetery, San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States.

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James Simpkin Brooks
Lydia Webster Ann
Lydia Webster Brooks
Rachel Brooks
Milo Erastus Brooks
Mary Ann Brooks
Elizabeth Brooks
William Henry Brooks
Sarah Marinda Brooks
Charles Edward Brooks
Alfred John Brooks
Martha Jane Brooks
Louisa Brooks
George Thomas Brooks

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

Age 7

The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 19

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.

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)

  • Sarah M Brooks in household of Lydia Brooks, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sara M Brooks, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sarah M Brooks in household of James Brooks, "United States Census, 1870"

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