25 January 1881–16 March 1954 (Age 73)
When Lessie M. Brooks was born on 25 January 1881, in Mathews, Virginia, United States, her father, James Henry Brooks, was 32 and her mother, Mary Lou Dixon, was 27. She married Henry Lee Matthews on 30 January 1902, in Mathews, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Piankitank Magisterial District, Mathews, Virginia, United States for about 30 years. She died on 16 March 1954, in Cobbs Creek, Mathews, Virginia, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Smither Memorial Cemetery, Hudgins, Mathews, Virginia, United States.
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