Heathcock Genealogy Database - Person Sheet
Heathcock Genealogy Database - Person Sheet
NameVerna V. Saylor
Birth21 Oct 1857, Frio Co TX
Birth1858, Texas
Death21 Jun 1945, Nogales, Santa Cruz County, AZ Age: 87
FatherJohn L. Brooks (1822-1903)
MotherJane Adair (1827-1887)
Marriage4 Jul 1907, Maricopa AZ1585
Notes for John Milton (Spouse 1)
Arizona Pioneer Taken By Death1587

TEMPE, June 22 – John Milton Brooks, 87 years of age. Arizona pioneer and former valley resident, died Thursday afernoon in a Nogales hospital following a lengthy illness.

Mr. Brooks came to Arizona from Texas in 1888. He resided for a time in Phoenix and in 1893 took up a homestead about nine miles south of Tempe where he lived for 25 years. For the past three years he had made his home in Patagonia. His wife, Coma Jeanne Brooks, died in 1937.

He is survived by five sons, Earl Brooks, Florasville. Tex., Leonard, Yoncalla, Ore., Ira, Patagonia. J. Preston, Chandler, and Carl Brooks, Phoenix, and 27 grandchildren.

Services and burial will be In Tempe.
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