Note H180 Index
See SQ p. 2887: James was dragged to death by a runaway team of horses on April 24, 1884, near Terrell, Texas.
Note H181 Index
SQ 3201: "John A. Brooks, son of Hardin and Cassie (Sparks) Brook s,
was born about 1857. He married Medie Ann Edwards, and they had six
children: Cora Brooks married Samuel Cheek; Maggie Brooks married Wal ter
Bennett; Troy Brooks married (1st) --- Williams and (2nd) May Higgins;
Ella Brooks married John Gentry; Ransom Brooks married Edith Blackbur n."
Note H182 Index
SQ 3200: They had four children: Martha Ellen, Richard A., Ida C. , and
Note H183 Index
SQ 3201: Martha A. Brooks was born about 1867. She was married to
William Lewis Royall on August 2, 1833, in Wilkes County, North Carol ina.
He had been born in 1863 and was a son of Wiley and Charity Lucinda ( Harris)
Royall. (See notes under RIN 2077--Martha's brother William married W illiam
Lewis Royall's mother, widowed from William's father killed in the Ci vil War.)
William died in 1912; Martha died in 1934. They had seven children:
(1) Carrie Royall was born in 1884 and died in 1970. She marrie d (1st)
Charles Kimes and (2nd) George Felton.
(2) Etta Royall was born in 1887. She died some time during the 1 970's.
She married (1st) Amos McCoy and (2nd) Roy Morris. She had th ree
children by her first marriage: Mildred P., Retha I., and Dor a E.
(3) Wiley Harden Royall was born about 1889. He married Florenc e Dye
and they had eight children: Carl, Clyde, Ralph, Wiley H. Jr. , Vera
Martha, Kenneth and Mary.
(4) Lizzie Louella Royall was born about 1892. She married Sherma n Vetor,
and they had four children: Lawrence, Camilla, Esther, and Rol and.
(5) Delia C. Royal was born in 1895. She died in 1908.
(6) Arthur Alexander Royall was born on February 27, 1898. He die d in
1956. He married Alta Pearl Rhoads, and they had six children:
Retha H., Ruth B., Derrill L., Merrill E., John W., and Jame s R.
(7) Paul Monroe Royall married Thelma Lucille Newlin, and they ha d four
children: Russell D., Iris I., Ronald M., and Robert R.
Note H184 Index
SQ 3200: Robert Brooks was born on September 30, 1845. He married
Sarah Ann Royall, probably about 1867. She was born on February 14 , 1844,
and was a daughter of William and Sarah (Sanders) Royall. Robert and
Sarah Ann had ten children:
(1) Jesse Frank Brooks was born on April 13, 1868. He married Rena
Edwards. He died on May 20, 1936. He and Rena had four child ren:
Maud, Tyre G., Minnie and Mack.
(2) John N. Brooks was born on January 10, 1870. He married Corde lia
Crouse. He died on July 14, 1945. He and Cordelia had four c hildren:
Martha Ellen, Richard A., Ida C., and Lillie.
(3) Nancy Jane Brooks was born in 1871 and died in 1877.
(4) Robert Sam Brooks was born in 1873. He was married twice. Hi s first
marriage was to Laura Estep and his second was to Daisy White . He died
in 1931. He was the father of two children: Martha and Mary.
(5) Sarah "Sally" Brooks was born in 1877. She married Scott Norm an. She died in 1936. She and Scott had four children: Inez, L itel,
Ronnie, and Raymond.
(6) Richard Brooks was born in 1878 and died in 1890.
(7) Cassie Alice Brooks was born in 1880. She died in 1970. Sh e married
James F. Calloway and they had six children: Marvin, Charles C ., Effie,
Olevia, John R., and Walter R.
(8) Andrew Jackson Brooks was born in 1883. He died in 1954. H e married
Ruthie Ella Crouse, and they had ten children: Robert C., Flo yd H.,
Ronnie K., Fay, Joseph V., Sebert M., Mary, Samuel, Paul and Z ell.
(9) Martha Brooks was born in 1885 and died in 1910.
(10) William Horton Brooks was born in 1888. He died in 1974. H e married
Sarah Ella Royall, and they had three children: Mae, Annie an d Verna.
Note H185 Index
SQ 3200: Robert Sam Brooks was born in 1873. He was married twic e. His
first marriage was to Laura Estep and his second was to Daisy White . He died
in 1931. He was the father of two children: Martha and Mary (articl e doesn't
designate the mother of these children).
Note H186 Index
SQ pg 3200: They had four children: Inez, Litel, Ronnie, and Raymond.