1. WILLIAM W. BROOKS (b. 1769 VA, d. Ideal GA) and CHARLOTTE ?, both of Virginia, moved to Georgia, probably by way of South Carolina. One known child of that union was Benjamin Chapel Martin Brooks. BCM Brooks may have had a brother named BRITTON BROOKS.
2. BENJAMIN CHAPEL MARTIN BROOKS (BCM Brooks) was born 01-Jun-1817 and died 21-Nov-1900 in Ideal, Macon Co. GA. He married ELIZABETH SMITH (1817-1860) 03-Oct-1839 in Russell County, AL. Elizabeth Smith died 8-July-1860. Obituary
BCM Brooks was a Methodist Minister. He owned land adjoining Jesse M. Barfield. Britton Brooks (brother?) married Mary A. Barfield (born 1817), the daughter of Jesse M. Barfield. One known child of BCM Brooks and Elizabeth Smith was LUCY ANN REBECCA BROOKS.
3. LUCY ANN REBECCA BROOKS was born 7-Sep-1841 in Macon Co. GA She married JESSE BUD BARFIELD (1836-1905, son of Jesse M. Barfield) 25-Jan-1866. She died 26-Nov-1890. See the Barfield page for more on their children.
Notes: Jesse M. Barfield owned 4 acres land next to Benjamin Chapel Martin (BCM) Brooks. Will donated 1/4 acre for cemetery where he is buried per Jesse Bud. Cemetery lost, destroyed by road equipment. Source: Guelda Hay
Burial inBarfield-Shepherd Cemeteries, Whitewater Creek, Macon County, GA (off GA127); also buried there are (*as listed) BARFIELD: Allen s/Enos b.1848 (no death date); W. 7months; Donice G. 32 months; George L. 4 months; Georgia Ann W/Allen (*note do not know if this means wife or widow of 'Allen'?); b. 3 Dec 1853 d.19 Feb 1890; James Owen b. 8 Feb 1868 d. 26 May 1889; Jesse Bud* b. 1836 d. 1905; Lester R. 3 days; Rebecca Ann Brooks b. 7Sep 1841 d. 26 Nov 1890; First name is 'T'. middle is (R or D?) 7 mos 5 days; Tommy S. 7 days. [---Susan Register Collier ] Allen BAREFIELD m. 18 Feb 1869 Taylor Co., GA to Georgia Ann SHEPHERD, d/o William Riley SHEPHERD & Lucercia Irene DYERS. [----Nadine Shipman-Sinkwitz <email@example.com>]
BUTLER HERALD - Tuesday November 27, 1900
Sources:Guelda Hay, John R. Adams , Susan Collier , Davine Campbell, Taylor County Tracer,
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