Mary Turpin Brooks

1 October 1807–10 December 1865 (Age 58)
Barren, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mary Turpin

When Mary Turpin Brooks was born on 1 October 1807, in Barren, Kentucky, United States, her father, George Brooks, was 29 and her mother, Editha Turpin, was 19. She married Pascal Jennings Richardson on 29 January 1829, in Hart, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Clay Township, Harrison, Missouri, United States in 1860. She died on 10 December 1865, in Harrison, Missouri, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Blythedale, Harrison, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Pascal Jennings Richardson
Mary Turpin Brooks
Marriage: 29 January 1829
Francis Marion Richardson
George Washington Richardson
John B Richardson
Robert Thorton Richardson
Elias S Richardson
James Neville Richardson
Lilly Ann Richardson

Spouse and Children

29 January 1829
Hart, Kentucky, United States


    Francis Marion Richardson


    George Washington Richardson


    John B Richardson


    Robert Thorton Richardson


    Elias S Richardson


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+14 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

Age 5

During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 18

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

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)

  • Mary Richardson in household of Pascal J Richardson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Richardson in household of Pascal J Richardson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Turpin Brooks Richardson, "Find A Grave Index"

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