Nellie Brooks

7 April 1885–17 August 1964 (Age 79)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Nellie

When Nellie Brooks was born on 7 April 1885, in Tennessee, United States, her father, William Brooks, was 29 and her mother, Avis Samantha Moree, was 27. She married Leonard G Harper in 1906, in Cocke, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Civil District 6, Cocke, Tennessee, United States in 1900 and Civil District 7, Cocke, Tennessee, United States in 1910. She died on 17 August 1964, in Winnsboro, Fairfield, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Royal Pines Memorial Gardens, Winnsboro, Fairfield, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Bailey Cogdill
1880–1941
Nellie Brooks
1885–1964
Marriage: 26 September 1914
Agnes Suella Cogdill Lane
1900–1969
Haven Aubrey Cogdill
1914–1985
Leola Potts
Hazel J Cogdill Gregory
1902–1983
Elsie May Cogdill
1906–1991
James Lloyd Cogdill
1909–1970
Beulah Ola Cogdill
1918–2002
Emma Lou Cogdill
1924–

Spouse and Children

    James Bailey Cogdill

    Male1880–1941Male

    Female1885–1964Female

MARRIAGE
26 September 1914
Cocke, Tennessee, United States
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Brooks

    Male1855–Male

    Avis Samantha Moree

    Female1857–1917Female

siblings

(10)

    Susan I Brooks

    Female1877–Female

    Walter Lee Brooks

    Male1880–1926Male

    Willie Brooks

    Male1883–Male

    Female1885–1964Female

    Andy M Brooks

    Male1889–Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 1

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 21

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.

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)

  • Nellie Brooks in household of William Brooks, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nillie Brooks in household of William Brooks, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Nellie Brooks Cogdill, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"

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