Stewart Samuel Brock

20 May 1894–5 March 1986 (Age 91)
Athens, McMinn, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Stewart Samuel

When Stewart Samuel Brock was born on 20 May 1894, in Athens, McMinn, Tennessee, United States, his father, John Henry Brock, was 37 and his mother, Sarah Jane Bonine, was 29. He married Beatrice Belt in January 1921. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in McMinn, Tennessee, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 1, McLennan, Texas, United States for about 30 years. He died on 5 March 1986, in Waco, McLennan, Texas, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Waco Memorial Park, Waco, McLennan, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Stewart Samuel Brock
Beatrice Belt
Marriage: January 1921
J D Brock
Charles Edward Brock
Robert Wesley Brock

Spouse and Children

January 1921


    J D Brock


    Charles Edward Brock


    Robert Wesley Brock


Parents and Siblings

    John Henry Brock


    Sarah Jane Bonine




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 7

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 24

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and North German: variant of Brook .2 English, Scottish, and Scandinavian: nickname for a person supposedly resembling a badger, Middle English broc(k) (Old English brocc) and Danish brok (a word of Celtic origin; compare Welsh broch, Cornish brogh, Irish broc). In the Middle Ages badgers were regarded as unpleasant creatures.3 English: nickname from Old French broque, brock ‘young stag’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sam Brock, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sammy Brock in household of John Brock, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Samuel Brock in household of John H Brock, "United States Census, 1900"

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