Posted By:Kathleen Burgar
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Subject:Re: Raymond Brooks - Mining - b~ 1880
Post Date:October 02, 2012 at 11:55:58
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Raymonds passport application dated 1920 says

born 12 March 1880 Chicago
he was 6 ft 4 1/2 inches, balding, blue eyes, wore glasses (has picture of him and his wife) (his wife only 5"3")

father J W Brooks born Norwich, Conn.


had already been to England, France, Belgium, South Africa, Rhodesia, Belgian Congo and lived in LePas Manitoba Canada for 6 month in 1916

he was going to Belgian Congo for 3 years, worked for
Union Miniere du Haut-Katanga as a mining engineer

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so based on the fathers name, this is probably him


1880 United States Federal Census
about Raymond Brooks
Name: Raymond Brooks
Age: 3m
Birth Year: abt 1880
Birthplace: Illinois
Home in 1880: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father's Name: Jonathan W. Brooks Jr.
Father's Birthplace: Ohio
Mother's Name: Mary L. Brooks
Mother's Birthplace: New York


Household Members: Name Age
Jonathan W. Brooks Jr. 32 merchant
Mary L. Brooks 36
Paul Brooks 3
Raymond Brooks 3m (born March)
Lulu Hand 18 neice
Mary Whenin 28 servant
Nellie Lavin 23 servant


1900 United States Federal Census
about Paul R Brooks
Name: Paul R Brooks
Age: 22
Birth Date: Aug 1877
Birthplace: Illinois
Home in 1900: Chicago Ward 32, Cook, Illinois
[Cook]
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father's Name: Jonathan Brooks
Father's Birthplace: Connecticut
Mother's Name: Mary Brooks
Mother's Birthplace: New York

Household Members: Name Age
Jonathan Brooks 52 wholesale grocery
Mary Brooks 45
Paul R Brooks 22
Raymond Brooks 20
Ruth Brooks 13
Caryce Brooks 11
Hugh Brooks 9
Esther Brooks 7
Cyril Brooks 3

+ 4 servant