Della E Brooks

9 September 1904–January 1969 (Age 64)
Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Della E

When Della E Brooks was born on 9 September 1904, in Texas, United States, her father, Nathan Franklin Brooks, was 24 and her mother, Betty Elizabeth Sinclair, was 16. She married Alfred Barney Cooper about 1921. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Collingsworth, Texas, United States for about 5 years. She died in January 1969, in Midland, Midland, Texas, United States, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Barney Cooper
Della E Brooks
Marriage: about 1921
Helen Lois Cooper
Thelma Ruth Cooper
Wilfred Wayne Cooper

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1921
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building
    Age 1
    Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.
    1906 · Saving Food Labels
    Age 2
    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
    Age 19
    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    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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    Sources (5)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Della E Brooks - Government record: birth-name: Della E Brooks
    • Della E Cooper in household of Alfred B Cooper, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Della Brooks in entry for Cooper, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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