96. Charles Blacknall BROOKS109,110,113,160,161 was born on 2 April 1826 in Stokes County, North Carolina. He died on 9 January 1902 at the age of 75. From records at Stan's house of Mae Rosalind Clement Staten's research.
Listed on 1850 Forsyth Co. cencus as living with parents still and being a merchant.
He attended University of N.C. 1845-1848
1860 US Census; Deep River District, Forsyth Co NC, p.659, Dwelling 706.
Charles B. Brooks, age 32, b. NC. Property valued at $3000, Personal at $12,550. He was living with John Hester, age 38, a Trader with personal property of $5,000. Presumably most of their personal property was slaves.
1870 US Census; Kernerville Twp, Forsyth Co NC, p.356b
Charles Brooks, age 43, Farmer, Real Estate value $2600, Personal property $375
Bettie, age 26, Keeping House, George, age 7 and William age 4, attending school. Laura, age 8 months, b. in Oct. Eliza, age 72, born Virgina - this would be Charles' widowed mother. Also Jane Lowery, age 10 and Jerry Brooks age 15, Black, Laboring on Farm.
1880 US Census; Salem Chapel, Forsyth, NC; p.445C
Charles B. Brooks, age 54, b. NC as were both his parents. U. S. General Storekeeper & Gauger. Wife Elizabeth, age 39, b. NC as were both her parents. George, son, Clerks in Bank, age 16. William, son, age 14, attending school. Daisy, daughter, age 4. The following Blacks were listed as part of the household: Ida Jarrett, Domestic, age 25, b. NC, James age 1, probably Ida's son; John Hairston, age 30, Laborer, and Patsy Walls, age 12, Nurse [Daisy's nursemaid?]
Charles Blacknall BROOKS and Elizabeth Conrad LEMLEY were married on 5 August 1862 in Forsyth County, North Carolina. Elizabeth Conrad LEMLEY113,162 was born on 9 May 1840.161 from FGR at Stan's house of Mae Rosalind Clement Staten's research. She lists Charles Blacknall Brooks' wife as ( )LIMLEY with no date of marriage. Her first and middle name and date of marriage came from "Jennings and Allied Families".
Elizabeth "Bettie" was a Moravian, the daughter of Amanda S. Conrad and Henry A. Lemly. Children all born in North Carolina and buried in the Moravian Cemetery, Winston-Salem, NC.
Charles Blacknall BROOKS and Elizabeth Conrad LEMLEY had the following children:
|George Henry BROOKS was born on 29 April 1863 in Forsyth County, North Carolina.109,161,163 He died on 1 September 1891 at the age of 28.163|
|Charles Iverson BROOKS was born on 21 November 1864 in Forsyth County, North Carolina.163 He died on 19 January 1865 at the age of 0 in Forsyth County, North Carolina.163|
|William Ithreal "Will" BROOKS163 was born on 8 November 1865 in Forsyth County, North Carolina.109,161,163 He died on 18 January 1938 at the age of 72.163 Will married Saide Sedig of Houston who was a student at Salem Moravian College for Girls in Winston-Salem.|
|Laura Amanda BROOKS was born on 29 October 1869 in Forsyth County, North Carolina.109,163 She died on 27 October 1873 at the age of 3 in Forsyth County, North Carolina.163|
|Daisy BROOKS was born on 13 July 1874 in Forsyth County, North Carolina.161,163 She died on 6 April 1953 at the age of 78 in Stokes County, North Carolina.163|