Posted By:Sarah Clark Stevens
Post Date:September 03, 2000 at 10:43:43
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Forum:Franklin County, TX Genealogy Forum
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I am looking for any info on the family of BENJAMIN WILEY & EMILY JANE LYNCH BROOKS. Ben Brooks was b. May 1856 in Humphreys Co., Tn. to CHARLES MILTON & MARGARET JAMISON BROOKS. His father d. either during or soon after the Civil War. His mother moved her family to Independence Co., AR. There Ben m. Emily Jane Lynch, daughter of FREDERICK BOUBOM & LOUISA D. RUSHING FERGUSON LYNCH. The couple m. 6 Aug. 1879. Soon thereafter, they moved to Tx. living in Hopkins and Franklin Cos. Ben is thought to have been a Baptist preacher. Eight known children were named NETTIE, WILL, CLARENCE, NATHAN FRANK, JAMES, BENJAMIN, ETTA, & ESTELLA. It is thought that the couple d. while living in Franklin Co. Any help would be appreciated.