PISGAH CEMETERY, HAMPSHIRE, MAURY COUNTY TENNESSEE
BROOKS, William T. (Thomas), 3 Dec 1824 - 19 Jun 1905. Their daughter, (William Thomas & Mary Elizabeth Dodson Brooks) Mary Elizabeth Brooks married Hugh Fletcher "H.F." Fariss, and they are buried in Rose Hill in Columbia.
William Thomas Brooks married Mary Elizabeth Dodson (family goes back to Jamestown, VA). They had seven children:
Mary Elizabeth Brooks, Napolean B. Brooks, Laura Jane Brooks, J. B. Brooks, William Dodson Brooks, W. B. Brooks, and Walter Thomas Brooks. Two years after their last child was born Mary Elizabeth Dodson Brooks died. With several very young children, W.T. married Henrietta S. McBride in 1862. Henrietta died in 1868 aged 38. W. T. then married Carrie Kelpallrick/Kilpatrick. Little Raleigh (as he appears on your listing), their first child died at 8 years old in 1883, and their second child was Lillian Brooks, b. 1 Oct 1876.
Clipping from the Columbia Herald saved by the Jim Dedman family.
Clipping & Information by Jim Dedman, 9 Jan 2017 & Photos by Wayne Austin, 12 Mar 2008.