Phelps Tade Brookshire

21 November 1869–31 March 1949 (Age 79)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Phelps Tade

When Phelps Tade Brookshire was born on 21 November 1869, in Missouri, United States, his father, James William Porter Brookshire, was 32 and his mother, Nancy Bird Deskins, was 31. He married Zula Itura Trammell on 7 September 1893, in Coryell, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Coryell, Texas, United States in 1880 and Justice Precinct 4, Coryell, Texas, United States in 1900. He died on 31 March 1949, in Texas, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Gatesville, Coryell, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Phelps Tade Brookshire
Zula Itura Trammell
Marriage: 7 September 1893
Franklin Tade Brookshire
William Lafayette Brookshire
Fannie Lavert Brookshire
Hulon Putman Brookshire
James M Brookshire

Spouse and Children

7 September 1893
Coryell, Texas, United States


Parents and Siblings

    James William Porter Brookshire


    Nancy Bird Deskins





    Mary Eleanor Brookshire


    Nancy Elizabeth Brookshire


    William W. Brookshire



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World Events (8)

1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

Age 1

Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 21

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained; possibly related to another unexplained English surname, Brookshaw.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Phillips T Brookshire, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Phelps P Brookshear in household of James W P Brookshear, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Tade Brookshire, "United States Census, 1910"

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