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40. Henry W. BROOKS58,59,109,115 was born on 2 July 1796 in Caswell County, North Carolina.109,112 He died on 3 January 1870 at the age of 73 in Kernersville, Forsyth County, North Carolina.112

Henry W. Brooks bought 3 slaves belonging to Sarah Brooks. Likely this son.

1860 US Census; Deep River District, Forsyth Co NC, p.326; dwelling 662: Henry W. Brooks age 64, b. NC, Farmer. Real estate value $1700, Personal property $6950.

Henry married late in life to a much younger bride.

His death is in the 1870 Mortality Census.

Henry W. BROOKS and Rhoda Jane PEGRAM were married on 25 April 1866 in Forsyth County, North Carolina.115 Rhoda Jane PEGRAM109,113,114,116 was born in 1840 in North Carolina.116 Rhoda is said to be much younger than her husband. See Jennings & Allied Families.

1870 Census, Kernersville Twp, Forsyth Co, NC; p.354; Dwelling 119
Rhoda Brooks, age 34, keeping house, b. NC. Charles age 9; Daniel age 3. [Charles age 9 was born before the given marriage date of Rhoda and Henry Brooks, yet he has no different surname. There is a checkmark in the column for "Deaf and dumb, blind, insane, or idiotic". Who is this child?]

1880 US Census; Kernersville, Forsyth, NC, p.373A
Rhoda Brooks, age 40, B. NC as were both her parents. Daniel, age 13, son. Her Aunt, Bittie Peggran, age 64 is living with her. Also a nephew, W. F. McMichael, age 28, and niece, Sallie McMichael, age 19.

Henry W. BROOKS and Rhoda Jane PEGRAM had the following children:



Daniel Iverson BROOKS113,114 was born on 29 October 1867 in Kernersville, Forsyth County, North Carolina.109,116 He died on 25 May 1933 at the age of 65.

Daniel married Louise Norton and had the following children born between 1892 and 1909: Rhoda Irene, Henry Iverson, an infant son born and died in 1895, Sallie Etta, Jessie Louise, Ida Mae, Daniel Albert, Robert Eugene [1907-1958 who married Gertrude Harris] and Gladys Agnes Brooks.