Delos Eli Brooks

Delos Eli Brooks

Male 1845 - 1912  (67 years)

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  • Name Delos Eli Brooks 
    Born 1845 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Dec 1912 
    Age 67 years 
    Person ID I54013  Tree2020
    Last Modified 20 Nov 2020 

    Father Charles Brooks 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Fidela Strong 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F20479  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Eliza Moody,   b. Abt 1847 
    • Newspaper Article - Thursday, March 3, 1870 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Married - At the residence of the bride, and Richland February 23, 1870, by Rev. M. V. Willson, Mr. Delos Brooks, and Miss Eliza Moody, all of Pulaski.
    Married: 1x1. Charles H. Brooks,   b. 14 Mar 1876,   d. 20 Apr 1952  (Age 76 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x2. Florence B. Brooks  [natural]
    Last Modified 20 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F20477  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • December 1, 1912 ~ Delos Eli Brooks, age 66 years, 1 month, 6 days, Married, Retired merchant, born in Orwell, New York, Son of Charles Brooks, and Fidela Strong, Died in Pulaski of cerebral hemorrhage, arteriosclerosis.
      Newspaper Obituary - Monday Evening, December 2, 1912 Oswego Daily Times - Oswego, New York - Pulaski - Death of D. E. Brooks - Pulaski, December 2 - Delos E. Brooks, a well-known merchant of this village, died yesterday morning following a severe stroke of paralysis. He retired from active business three years ago and was succeeded by his son. He was sixty-six years old and besides his widow and son he is survived by two daughters, Mrs. H. L. Callison, formerly of Oswego and now of Watertown, and Mrs. Marshall Hillery of Washington, D. C. He also leaves a brother, Milford of Buffalo and two sisters, Mrs. Cordelia Blount of Fulton and Mrs. Charlotte Jewell of California. The funeral will be held tomorrow.
      Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, December 4, 1912 Jefferson County Journal - Adams, New York - Died - Brooks - In Pulaski, December 1, Delos E. Brooks, aged 65 years.
      Newspaper Obituary - Thursday Evening, December 4, 1912 Oswego Daily Times - Oswego, New York - Pulaski, December 4 - The funeral of Delos E. Brooks was held at the family home, No. 22 North Street, yesterday afternoon. Rev. Albert P. Palmer officiated. During the services merchants closed their stores, Mr. Brooks for many years having been engaged in the grocery business in Pulaski. A large number were present from out of town. Burial was made at the Pulaski Cemetery.
      Newspaper Obituary - Wednesday, December 4, 1912 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Delos E. Brooks, Many Years a Pulaski Business Man - Suffers Shock - Died in Few Hours - Sunday morning about three o'clock, Delos E. Brooks, residing on North Street, arose and looked after the stove, retired and never awoke from the sleep which overcame him early that morning, as the result of a shock. Mr. Brooks was born in Orwell, October 20, 1846. He was son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Brooks. When sixteen years of age, he came to live with his parents on the farm lately owned by Mrs. Henry Twitchell. When he became a man he entered Mercantile business in this village in which he was engaged most of the time up to about five years ago when he was succeeded by his son, Charles H., who has been his partner. One year, 1880, he spent in California for his health and a short time he resided on a little place a short distance north of this village, otherwise he has been a resident and business man of this village all his business life. On February 23, 1870, he was united in marriage with Eliza M. Moody. To them was born four children, of whom three are living. Charles H., merchant of this village; Mrs. Marshall Hillary, of Washington, D. C., and Mrs. Harrison Callison, of Watertown; the fourth, Miss Edith, died several years ago. The wife and one brother, Milford, of Buffalo, two sisters, Mrs. Charlotte Jewell, widow of Rev. Frank Jewell, of California, and Mrs. Cordelia Blount, of Fulton, also survive. The funeral was held from the home yesterday afternoon at two o'clock. Rev. A. P. Palmer, pastor of the Methodist Church, officiating. The business houses of the village were closed during the funeral. Friends from out of town besides the daughters and their husbands, were Mr. Milford Brooks, Mr. and Mrs. P. M. Bredell, of Buffalo; Mrs. George Simmons, of Fulton; Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Callison and Mrs. Everett Callison, of Oswego; Mrs. M. P. Breon, Camden; Mr. Seager Hunt and Miss Alice Hunt, of Lacona.
      Thanks to Friends - We wish to extend our sincere thanks to the neighbors and friends for their kindness to us during the brief illness and after the death of our husband and father; to the friends for flowers and Rev. Mr. Palmer for his comforting words. Mrs. Eliza Brooks and family.