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Brooks Genealogy & History

Brooks is an ancient name found in England, Scotland, Ireland and Germany; in Germany it can also be the aristocratic variation "von Brooks". It is primarily a locational name as there are many Brook/Broke villages, with a derivation from "broc", meaning brook in England but referring to rocks in Germany. A possible second derivation is from the Jewish given name Boruch, meaning blessed. In Brooks family history, the motto "perseverando" means "by persevering". The blue beaver on the family crest stands for truth, loyalty and persevering. Brooks genealogy in America is one of the oldest, with the first emigrant arriving in Virginia in 1622.


Brooks Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
A Charles Brooks-- --, 1918September 4,1990LA
B David Brooks-- --, 1930June 27,1993NC
C David Brooks-- --, 1927June 30,2004MN
D Dorothy Brooks-- --, 1915October 9,1989PA

Brooks Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Barbara Brooks-- --, 1920August ,1987Fort Lauderdale,FL
F Howard Brooks-- --, 1926November 16,1989Spotsylvania,VA
G Eunice Brooks-- --, 1924August 12,2004Alamo,TX
H Allen Brooks-- --, 1925August 8,2010Hanover,NH

Brooks Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Chassie BrooksEstelle SneedDecember 20,1931Wake, NC
Fred BrooksLillie BarnesAugust 14,1937Wake, NC
Garland BrooksOdell HockadaySeptember 1,1937Wake, NC
Nathanel BrooksMamie FaisonFebruary 15,1931Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Brooks

76th: Foster77th: Powell
78th: Hernandez79th: Perry
80th: Olson81st: Reynolds
82nd: Lopez83rd: Butler
84th: Sanders85th: James

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