Ottomie Brooks

3 March 1894–25 August 1987 (Age 93)
California, United States

The Life of Ottomie

When Ottomie Brooks was born on 3 March 1894, in California, United States, her father, Daniel Samuel Degrey Brooks, was 35 and her mother, Jessie Maude Payne, was 26. She had at least 3 daughters with William Arthur Moore. She lived in Huntington Park, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1935 and Vallejo Judicial Township, Solano, California, United States in 1940. She died on 25 August 1987, in Corona, Riverside, California, United States, at the age of 93.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

William Arthur Moore
Ottomie Brooks
Maxine M. Moore
Betty Elaine Moore
Nadine Mildred Moore

Spouse and Children




    Betty Elaine Moore


    Nadine Mildred Moore


Parents and Siblings

    Daniel Samuel Degrey Brooks


    Jessie Maude Payne




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.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 12

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 25

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Altomie Moore in household of William Moore, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ottomni R Moore in household of William A Moore, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ottomie R Moore in household of Arthur W Moore, "United States Census, 1920"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.