Henry Saul Brooks

2 September 1834–14 August 1906 (Age 71)
Wheatley, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Henry Saul

When Henry Saul Brooks was born on 2 September 1834, in Wheatley, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Brooks, was 20 and his mother, Sarah Jane Saul, was 19. He married Harriet Horsfall on 24 December 1854, in Westminster, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in St Marylebone, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Monona, Iowa, United States in 1860. He died on 14 August 1906, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Benjamin, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Saul Brooks
Harriet Horsfall
Marriage: 24 December 1854
Helen Brooks
Henry George Brooks
John Lorenzo Brooks
William Fredrick Brooks
James Daniel Brooks
David Horsfall Brooks
Joseph Richard Brooks

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 December 1854Westminster, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 2
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 17
    Historical Boundaries: 1851: Monona, Iowa, United States
    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 23
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.

    Name Meaning

    English: usually a variant of Brook , with excrescent -s. The optional addition of -s, with no grammatical function, is usually post-medieval, but some examples of the same person's name occurring with and without -(e)s have been noted as early as the 14th century in South Lancashire. The -es in such cases probably has neither a plural nor a genitival function, and the name means ‘dweller at the brook’, not ‘dweller at the brooks’. A plural sense cannot be ruled out elsewhere, but a non-grammatical -(e)s must also be considered a strong possibility.Americanized form of one or more similar (like-sounding) Jewish surnames.Americanized form of German Brucks .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Biography of Henry Saul Brooks by his grandson, Lynn Brooks

    Henry Saul Brooks was born at Oxford, Oxford Shire, England, 2 September, 1834; son of John and Henrietta Saul Brooks. We have no history of grandfather's childhood days. We know that he was indust …

    Sources (27)

    • Henry Brook in household of John Hill, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • 1890 Marriage, Henry Saul Brooks and Emma J Sharp, Keyte, FamilySearch
    • Henry S. Brooks in entry for Joseph Richard Brooks, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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