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Brooks, Samuel, 1831-1911



Samuel Brooks was born September 3, 1831 in Roxbury, Massachusetts. In 1869 he came to Kalamazoo, Michigan, and taught Latin and Greek at Kalamazoo College. He died March 16, 1911, age 79, at the home of his daughter, Helen Mahon in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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George C. and Lucy J. Cook Book

Identifier: RH-A-3675
Scope and Contents According to Kalamazoo County marriage records, George Cook age 26 married Lucy Jane Garrett, age 25 on February 7, 1872. According to the marriage license, Cook, born in Salem, Michigan, resided in Iowa working as a merchant. Lucy, born in Cleveland, Ohio, had no profession listed. Neither have been found in the 1870 U.S. Census and there is no record of them in the 1872 Kalamazoo City Directory. They could have come to Kalamazoo to marry due to some type of association with Rev. Samuel...
Dates: 1872