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BROOKS FAMILY CEMETERY

ON BARNEY CREEK NEAR BOSS This was copied from "Ozark Heritage Dent County Missouri Area Cemeteries & Families" Vol III 1994 by Ken Fiebelman of Salem, MO. Reprinted with the permission of Ken Fiebelman on behalf of the Dent County Historical Society

Submitted by Kathy Welch Heidel 
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BROOKS, JOSEPH OLIVER 1853 – 6/1/1917, s/o William Hampton (b. 1817, s/o
Aaron, b. 1794 – d. 9/15/1854, Lumpkin, Co., GA & Elizabeth who he m.
1816, Rutherford Co., NC); W. Hampton m. 2/14/1838, Rutherford Co. NC
Rachel Catherine Green (b. c1820, they are bur. Goodland Cem.- Iron
Co.); Joseph O. m. Mary Elizabeth Breakfield, 12/24/1875, Dent Co. by
Rev. Roland C. Williams, 6 ch. (see Boss Cem.); Joseph O. is bro. To:
Aaron, Mary Ann (m. Thomas Stewart (Stuart), lived Bellview), Benjamin
Franklin (m. Nancy Elizabeth Thompson, bur Goodland Cem.), Thomas Ransom
(m. Polly Ann Sizemore, bur. Quaker MO), Rhoda, Jesse, Samuel “Sank” (m.
Eveline Stewart (Stuart), Jane (m. Byron Brakefield, bur. Center Post
Cem. On Shoal Creek), George Washington “Hoppy” (m. Mary Jane Hawk, m.
Martha Ann Kay, he bur Crossville Cem.), Suzanne, Sarah, John, Nelson;
Elizabeth Brooks was d/o Robert & Annie Alcorn Brakefield who settled
here in 1852

BROOKS, LAWRENCE s/o Gentry & Lucy nee Messer

BROOKS, Inf. d/o Gentry & Lucy

BROOKS, Inf. twins of Frank & Grace nee Gill

BROOKS, BONNIE   She was the daughter of Irvin Guy Brooks (8/11/1890 - 9/25/1950) and Minnie P. (1/27/1896 - 12/19/1978) who are buried in Boss Cemetery.  I was at Boss Cem. Saturday, and met Bonnie's brother who was there visiting their parents stone and told me how she was buried at the plot where his grandparents are (Joseph O. Brooks is Irvin Guy's father).   The above (green text) was submitted by Lora Copeland (searching Brooks and Pryor)

MESSER, VEARL (twin of Ila) s/o Jentry  (bur. Greely Cem.) & Rachel
Catherine Messer Crabtree nee Brooks (bur. new Dillard Cem.)

?MESSER, INF, of Gentry & Catherine

WEIBLE, REGNOLD C. s/o Edward C. & Victoria nee Brooks 10/14/1911 –
8/18/1912 (parents bur. Bonne Terre)

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